The following new books on politics are available at the Monroeville branch of the Allen County Public Library.
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer
This book portrays a superpower in danger of coming apart at the seams – its elites no longer elite, its institutions no longer working, its ordinary people left to improvise their own schemes for success and salvation.
The Politics Book by DK Publishing
This book explains more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in political thought by philosophers and leaders such as Confucius, Thomas Aquinas, Thomas Jefferson and Malcolm X.
This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral – Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking! – in America’s Gilded Capital by Mark Leibovich
Washington is portrayed as a city of big politics, big media, big money and big vanity. Leibovich declares that there are no Democrats and Republicans in the nation’s capital, just millionaires.
What Went Wrong?: The Inside Story of the GOP Debacle of 2012 – and How It Can Be Avoided Next Time by Jerome Corsi
Corsi details the strategy used by Barack Obama’s team to win the 2012 presidential election.
At the Brink: Will Obama Push Us Over the Edge? by John Lott
In this assessment of the Obama presidency, economist Lott believes that the United States is at the brink of catastrophe – socially and economically. According to Lott, the future of our liberty is in the balance.