Books for America’s Current Political Moment [NY Times]

May 11, 2017


This morning, the NY Times ran a conversation between Francine Prose and Thomas Mallon on books they would recommend for America’s current political moment…
Here are the four books that they recommended…

Francine Prose:

Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

Jane Mayer


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“required reading for anyone who wants to know how our country got into the mess we’re in.”

Hope Against Hope: A Memoir

Nadezhda Mandelstam 


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“a memoir about what she and her husband, the great poet Osip Mandelstam, endured during the worst years of Stalin’s regime”


David Copperfield:
A Novel

Charles Dickens


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“For those days when you feel the need to take a break”

Thomas Mallon:

The Haldeman Diaries:
Inside the Nixon White House

H.R. Haldeman


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“Haldeman showcases the chief executive’s lack of proportion and tendency to go on ‘talking for hours'”

for the full scoop on the relevance of these books!