With a midterm election looming, what better time to make everyone on your list a reader? If you’re looking for fresh reads with a little added politics, there’s something for every taste and background. The best publishers are releasing literary fiction in their spring catalogues: National Geographic books, St. Martin’s, and Penguin Random House, for example, have a piece of the political spotlight on their bookshelves. Here’s a sampling of what your friends, family, colleagues and guests can buy this season.
St. Martin’s Griffin Other Press, a Penguin Random House imprint, is releasing five political books in the spring. The book you give, why?
Jack Bright, published March 4: The Catholic Church Will Be Easy to Clean Up From A Catholic Paper Outside
Aviva Shapiro, published March 4: The Truth About Feminism
Hachette Salman Rushdie, released March 4: Joseph Anton: A Memoir
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, published March 4: RBG: A Memoir
Joshua Green, published March 5: The World According to Trump
We’ll soon see what Melania Trump looks like with reading glasses, a smoke ring and the perfect words to write about the youngest first lady.
National Geographic Books, a National Geographic imprint, is releasing eight new books in the spring.
Marisa Roth, published March 1: Heaven in America
John Landy, published March 1: The Fascination with Fake News
Jonathan Schiller, published March 4: Human Humankind: The Evolution of Man
Excerpts from Landy’s book in the March issue of the Washingtonian will go on sale shortly.
St. Martin’s Griffin Other Press, a Penguin Random House imprint, is releasing four books, all political books. You should give me my very own copy of Surrender, argued by Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani and anti-Trump investigator Bob Mueller.
Fischer, published February 12: Exit Regime: How the Game of Dictatorships is Changing
Knopf Jess Walter, published March 5: Influence: The Art of Getting What You Want in Life, Career, and Politics
Who doesn’t want to win at politics? Or at life, career and politics?
Hachette Random House, a Random House imprint, is releasing eight new books in the spring.
Michael R. Bloomberg, published March 11: On Fire: The Founding Fathers and the Fight for American Democracy
Martin Luther King, Jr., Meredith Brody, published March 11: The Civil Rights Genealogies
Lehmann Collins, published March 14: Why Are You Leaving So Much That Isn’t Working?
Hot Topic Michael Daly, published March 14: The Crawl Space: Justice and Executive Power in the Trump Era