Top 8 Best Books To Learn About Politics

Sharpen your political knowledge with these 8 phenomenal books.

By Jeffrey Lee, Principal Editor

Looking for a good political book? This is a great list for those looking to become more politically aware or expand their political knowledge. I recommend some of the first books on the list if you are new to learning about politics.

The latter part of the list can help you learn about major political figures and the deep power dynamics that enable our political institutions to be the way they are today. Regardless of where you start, many of these books are fantastic and are worth your time to read.

What You Should Know About Politics . . . But Don’t: A Nonpartisan Guide to the Issues That Matter

By Jessamyn Conrad

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What You Should Know About Politics

The Red and The Blue: 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism

By Steve Kornacki


The Red And The Blue - Best Political Books

Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

By Doris Kearns Goodwin


Team of Rivals - Best Political Books

The Fifth Risk

By Michael Lewis


The Fifth Risk - Best Political Books

A Promised Land

By Barack Obama


A Promised Land

Fascism: A Warning

By Madeline Albright


Our Time is Now, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America

by Stacey Abrams


Our Time is Now - Best Political Books

The Years of Lyndon Johnson

By Robert A. Caro


The Years of Lyndon Johnson - Best Political Books

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