Best Political Fiction Books
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1. 1984 (Signet Classics), Book Cover May Vary
Author: by George Orwell
Written more than 70 years ago, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever… Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears.
It was their final, most essential command. Winston Smith toes the Party line, rewriting history to satisfy the demands of the Ministry of Truth. With each lie he writes, Winston grows to hate the Party that seeks power for its own sake and persecutes those who dare to commit thoughtcrimes.
But as he starts to think for himself, Winston can’t escape the fact that Big Brother is always watching… A startling and haunting novel, 1984 creates an imaginary world that is completely convincing from start to finish. No one can deny the novel’s hold on the imaginations of whole generations, or the power of its admonitionsa power that seems to grow, not lessen, with the passage of time.
2. Animal Farm: 75th Anniversary Edition
Author: by George Orwell
75th Anniversary EditionIncludes a New Introduction by Ta ObrehtGeorge Orwell’s timeless and timely allegorical novela scathing satire on a downtrodden society’s blind march towards totalitarianism. SOON TO BE A NETFLIX FILM! All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
A farm is taken over by its overworked, mistreated animals. With flaming idealism and stirring slogans, they set out to create a paradise of progress, justice, and equality. Thus the stage is set for one of the most telling satiric fables ever penneda razor-edged fairy tale for grown-ups that records the evolution from revolution against tyranny to a totalitarianism just as terrible.
When Animal Farm was first published, Stalinist Russia was seen as its target. Today it is devastatingly clear that wherever and whenever freedom is attacked, under whatever banner, the cutting clarity and savage comedy of George Orwell’s masterpiece have a meaning and message still ferociously fresh.
3. The Handmaid's Tale
Author: by Margaret Atwood
#1 New York Times Bestseller An instant classic and eerily prescient cultural phenomenon, from the patron saint of feminist dystopian fiction (The New York Times). Now an award-winning Hulu series starring Elizabeth Moss. Look for The Testaments, the sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, available now.
In Margaret Atwood’s dystopian future, environmental disasters and declining birthrates have led to a Second American Civil War. The result is the rise of the Republic of Gilead, a totalitarian regime that enforces rigid social roles and enslaves the few remaining fertile women.
Offred is one of these, a Handmaid bound to produce children for one of Gilead’s commanders. Deprived of her husband, her child, her freedom, and even her own name, Offred clings to her memories and her will to survive. At once a scathing satire, an ominous warning, and a tour de force of narrative suspense, The Handmaid’s Tale is a modern classic.
Includes an introduction by Margaret Atwood
5. The President is Missing: The political thriller of the decade (Bill Clinton & James Patterson stand-alone thrillers)
Author: by President Bill Clinton
June 4, 2018
‘The dream team delivers big time … Clinton’s insider secrets and Patterson’s storytelling genius make this the political thriller of the decade.’ LEE CHILD_THE GLOBAL NUMBER ONE BESTSELLERThe President is missing. The world is in shock. Terrorists are planning a devastating attack.
And they have help from traitors inside the White House. The only thing standing in their way is a President determined to save his people. Even if it means putting himself in mortal danger … INCLUDES AN EXTRACT FROM THE NEWBLOCKBUSTER, THE PRESIDENT’S DAUGHTER – AVAILABLE NOW_’A bullet train of a thriller.
The Day of the Jackal for the twenty-first century.’ A.J. FINN, author of The Woman in the Window’This book moves like Air Force One. Big and fast.’ MICHAEL CONNELLY, author of the Harry Bosch series’The President is Missing is a big, splashy juggernaut of a novel, combining thrills with a truly authentic look at the inner happenings in Washington.
I read it in one gulp. You will too.’ HARLAN COBEN, No. 1 bestselling author of Don’t Let Go’Relentless in its plotting and honest in its examination of issues that strike close to our hearts.’ JEFFERY DEAVER’A first-rate collaboration from a couple of real pros!
6. The Testaments: A Novel (The Handmaid's Tale)
Author: by Margaret Atwood
Anchor (September 1, 2020)
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE A modern masterpiece that “reminds us of the power of truth in the face of evil (People)and can be read on its own or as a sequel to Margaret Atwood’s classic, The Handmaid’s Tale.
Atwood’s powers are on full display (Los Angeles Times) in this deeply compelling Booker Prize-winning novel, now updated with additional content that explores the historical sources, ideas, and material that inspired Atwood. More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid’s Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power, but there are signs it is beginning to rot from within.
At this crucial moment, the lives of three radically different women converge, with potentially explosive results. Two have grown up as part of the first generation to come of age in the new order. The testimonies of these two young women are joined by a third: Aunt Lydia.
Her complex past and uncertain future unfold in surprising and pivotal ways. With The Testaments, Margaret Atwood opens up the innermost workings of Gilead, as each woman is forced to come to terms with who she is, and how far she will go for what she believes.
7. 2034: A Novel of the Next World War
Author: by Elliot Ackerman
An instant New York Times Bestseller! Consider this another vaccine against disaster. Fortunately, this dose won’t cause a temporary feverand it happens to be a rippingly good read. WiredThis crisply written and well-paced book reads like an all-caps warning for a world shackled to the machines we carry in our pockets and place on our laps ..
.” The Washington PostFrom two former military officers and award-winning authors, a chillingly authentic geopolitical thriller that imagines a naval clash between the US and China in the South China Sea in 2034and the path from there to a nightmarish global conflagration.
On March 12, 2034, US Navy Commodore Sarah Hunt is on the bridge of her flagship, the guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones, conducting a routine freedom of navigation patrol in the South China Sea when her ship detects an unflagged trawler in clear distress, smoke billowing from its bridge.
On that same day, US Marine aviator Major Chris “Wedge” Mitchell is flying an F35E Lightning over the Strait of Hormuz, testing a new stealth technology as he flirts with Iranian airspace. By the end of that day, Wedge will be an Iranian prisoner, and Sarah Hunt’s destroyer will lie at the bottom of the sea, sunk by the Chinese Navy.
8. The Nation We Knew: How an Extraordinary Geophysical Event Reinvented America—and the World
Author: by Dr. Steven Douglas Shepard
What would the United States look likewhat would it representif leadership suddenly put country before party, possibility before dogma, and created a vision of a better future and then executed against that vision? In this thought-provoking book, a new president takes the country to taskand reinvents government, healthcare, job creation, foreign relations, transportation infrastructure, and education, and with the help of her unlikely cabinet, shows the nationand the worldwhat could be, rather than what is.
9. A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel (172 POCHE)
Author: by Amor Towles
From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility and the forthcoming novel The Lincoln Highway, a story about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotela beautifully transporting novel.
The mega-bestseller with more than 2 million readers, soon to be a major television seriesPerhaps the ultimate quarantine read … A Gentleman in Moscow is about the importance of community; the distance of a kind act; and resilience. It’s a manual for getting through the days to come.
O, The Oprah Magazine In 1922, Count Alexander Rostov is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, and is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel’s doors.
Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him entry into a much larger world of emotional discovery. Brimming with humor, a glittering cast of characters, and one beautifully rendered scene after another, this singular novel casts a spell as it relates the count’s endeavor to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose.
10. The Terminal List: A Thriller
Author: by Jack Carr
NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Take my word for it, James Reece is one rowdy motherf*er.Get ready! Chris Pratt, all around great guy and star of The Terminal List, coming to Amazon Prime A Navy SEAL has nothing left to live for and everything to kill for after he discovers that the American government is behind the deaths of his team in this ripped-from-the-headlines political thriller that is so powerful, so pulse-pounding, so well-writtenrarely do you read a debut novel this damn good (Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author).
On his last combat deployment, Lieutenant Commander James Reece’s entire team was killed in a catastrophic ambush. But when those dearest to him are murdered on the day of his homecoming, Reece discovers that this was not an act of war by a foreign enemy but a conspiracy that runs to the highest levels of government.
Now, with no family and free from the military’s command structure, Reece applies the lessons that he’s learned in over a decade of constant warfare toward avenging the deaths of his family and teammates. With breathless pacing and relentless suspense, Reece ruthlessly targets his enemies in the upper echelons of power without regard for the laws of combat or the rule of law.
11. Arctic Storm Rising: A Novel (Nick Flynn Book 1)
Author: by Dale Brown
May 25, 2021
First in a new series from New York Times bestselling author Dale Brown, featuring U.S. Air Force intelligence officer Nick Flynn on the hunt for Russian commandos in the mountains of Alaska. After a CIA covert mission goes badly awry, U.S.
Air Force intelligence officer Nicholas Flynn is exiled to guard a remote radar post along Alaska’s Arctic frontier. This dead-end assignment is designed to put his career permanently on ice, but Flynn’s not the type to fade quietly into obscurity…
As winter storms pound Alaska and northern Canada, Russian aircraft begin penetrating deep into friendly airspace. Are these rehearsals for a possible first strike, using Russia’s new long-range stealth cruise missiles? Or is some other motive driving the Kremlin to take ever-increasing risks along the hostile Arctic frontier separating two of the world’s great powers?
When an American F-22 collides with one of the Russian interlopers, things go south fastin seconds, missiles are fired. There are no survivors. Despite horrific weather, Flynn and his security team are ordered to parachute into the area in a desperate bid to reach the crash sites ahead of the Russians.
12. Things Fall Apart
Author: by Chinua Achebe
A true classic of world literature … A masterpiece that has inspired generations of writers in Nigeria, across Africa, and around the world. Barack Obama Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American ReadThings Fall Apart is the first of three novels in Chinua Achebe’s critically acclaimed African Trilogy.
It is a classic narrative about Africa’s cataclysmic encounter with Europe as it establishes a colonial presence on the continent. Told through the fictional experiences of Okonkwo, a wealthy and fearless Igbo warrior of Umuofia in the late 1800s, Things Fall Apart explores one man’s futile resistance to the devaluing of his Igbo traditions by British political andreligious forces and his despair as his community capitulates to the powerful new order.
With more than 20 million copies sold and translated into fifty-seven languages, Things Fall Apart provides one of the most illuminating and permanent monuments to African experience. Achebe does not only capture life in a pre-colonial African village, he conveys the tragedy of the loss of that world while broadening our understanding of our contemporary realities.
13. The Beekeeper of Aleppo: A Novel
Author: by Christy Lefteri
This unforgettable novel puts human faces on the Syrian war with the immigrant story of a beekeeper, his wife, and the triumph of spirit when the world becomes unrecognizable. A beautifully crafted novel of international significance that has the capacity to have us open our eyes and see.
Heather Morris, author of The Tattooist of AuschwitzWINNER OF THE ASPEN WORDS LITERARY PRIZE FINALIST FOR THE DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY REAL SIMPLE Nuri is a beekeeper and Afra, his wife, is an artist.
Mornings, Nuri rises early to hear the call to prayer before driving to his hives in the countryside. On weekends, Afra sells her colorful landscape paintings at the open-air market. They live a simple life, rich in family and friends, in the hills of the beautiful Syrian city of Aleppountil the unthinkable happens.
When all they love is destroyed by war, Nuri knows they have no choice except to leave their home. But escaping Syria will be no easy task: Afra has lost her sight, leaving Nuri to navigate her grief as well as a perilous journey through Turkey and Greece toward an uncertain future in Britain.
14. The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement – 30th Anniversary Edition
Author: by Eliyahu M. Goldratt
A Graphic Novel version of this title is now available: “The Goal: A Business Graphic Novel”30th Anniversary Edition. Written in a fast-paced thriller style, The Goal, a gripping novel, is transforming management thinking throughout the world. It is a book to recommend to your friends in industry – even to your bosses – but not to your competitors.
Alex Rogo is a harried plant manager working ever more desperately to try improve performance. His factory is rapidly heading for disaster.So is his marriage. He has ninety days to save his plant – or it will be closed by corporate HQ, with hundreds of job losses.
It takes a chance meeting with a professor from student days – Jonah – to help him break out of conventional ways of thinking to see what needs to be done. The story of Alex’s fight to save his plant is more than compulsive reading.
It contains a serious message for all managers in industry and explains the ideas, which underline the Theory of Constraints (TOC), developed by Eli Goldratt. One of Eli Goldratt s convictions was that the goal of an individual or an organization should not be defined in absolute terms.
15. The Hellfire Club (Charlie and Margaret Marder Mystery)
Author: by Jake Tapper
Back Bay Books
A young Congressman stumbles on the powerful political underworld of 1950’s D.C. In this “potent thriller” (David Baldacci) and New York Times bestseller from CNN correspondent Jake Tapper. Charlie Marder is an unlikely Congressman. Thrust into office by his family ties after his predecessor died mysteriously, Charlie is struggling to navigate the dangerous waters of 1950s Washington, DC, alongside his young wife Margaret, a zoologist with ambitions of her own.
Amid the swirl of glamorous and powerful political leaders and deal makers, a mysterious fatal car accident thrusts Charlie and Margaret into an underworld of backroom deals, secret societies, and a plot that could change the course of history. When Charlie discovers a conspiracy that reaches the highest levels of governance, he has to fight not only for his principles and his newfound political career…But for his life.
Animal Farm: 1984
Author: by George Orwell
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
This edition features George Orwell’s best known novels 1984 and Animal Farm with an introduction by Christopher Hitchens. In 1984, London is a grim city where Big Brother is always watching you and the Thought Police can practically read your mind. Winston Smith joins a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party.
Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be. Animal Farm is Orwell’s classic satire of the Russian Revolution – an account of the bold struggle, initiated by the animals, that transforms Mr. Jones’s Manor Farm into Animal Farm-a wholly democratic society built on the credo that All Animals Are Created Equal.But are they?