Best United States Executive Government Books
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1. A Promised Land
Author: by Barack Obama
Published at: Crown (November 17, 2020)
A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the makingfrom the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times NPR The Guardian Marie Claire In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidencya time of dramatic transformation and turmoil.
Obama takes readers on a compelling journey from his earliest political aspirations to the pivotal Iowa caucus victory that demonstrated the power of grassroots activism to the watershed night of November 4, 2008, when he was elected 44th president of the United States, becoming the first African American to hold the nation’s highest office.
2. Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight
Author: by Julia Sweig
Published at: Random House (March 16, 2021)
A magisterial portrait of Lady Bird Johnson, and a major reevaluation of the profound yet underappreciated impact the First Lady’s political instincts had on LBJ’s presidency. An inviting, challenging, well-told tale of the thoroughly modern partner and strategist Lady Bird Johnson, whose skill and complexity emerge fully in this rich tale of history and humanity.
John Dickerson, author of The Hardest Job in the World This riveting portrait gives us an important revision of a long-neglected First Lady. Blanche Wiesen Cook, author of Eleanor Roosevelt, vol 1-3In the spring of 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson had a decision to make.
Just months after moving into the White House under the worst of circumstancesfollowing the assassination of President John F. Kennedyhe had to decide whether to run to win the presidency in his own right. He turned to his most reliable, trusted political strategist: his wife, Lady Bird Johnson.
The strategy memo she produced for him, emblematic of her own political acumen and largely overlooked by biographers, is just one revealing example of how their marriage was truly a decades-long political partnership. Perhaps the most underestimated First Lady of the twentieth century, Lady Bird Johnson was also one of the most accomplished and often her husband’s secret weapon.
3. Obama: An Intimate Portrait
Author: by Pete Souza
Published at: Little, Brown and Company; Illustrated edition (November 7, 2017)
Relive the extraordinary Presidency of Barack Obama through White House photographer Pete Souza’s behind-the-scenes images and stories in this #1 New York Times bestseller-with a foreword from the President himself. During Barack Obama’s two terms, Pete Souza was with the President during more crucial moments than anyone else-and he photographed them all.
Souza captured nearly two million photographs of President Obama, in moments highly classified and disarmingly candid. Obama: An Intimate Portrait reproduces more than 300 of Souza’s most iconic photographs with fine-art print quality in an oversize collectible format. Together they document the most consequential hours of the Presidency-including the historic image of President Obama and his advisors in the Situation Room during the bin Laden mission-alongside unguarded moments with the President’s family, his encounters with children, interactions with world leaders and cultural figures, and more.
Souza’s photographs, with the behind-the-scenes captions and stories that accompany them, communicate the pace and power of our nation’s highest office. They also reveal the spirit of the extraordinary man who became our President. We see President Obama lead our nation through monumental challenges, comfort us in calamity and loss, share in hard-won victories, and set a singular example to “be kind and be useful,” as he would instruct his daughters.
4. Chaos Under Heaven: Trump, Xi, and the Battle for the Twenty-First Century
Author: by Josh Rogin
Published at: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (March 9, 2021)
The explosive, behind-the-scenes story of Donald Trump’s high-stakes confrontation with Beijing, from an award-winning Washington Post columnist and peerless observer of the U.S. China relationship There was no calm before the storm. Donald Trump’s surprise electoral victory shattered the fragile understanding between Washington and Beijing, putting the most important relationship of the twenty-first century in the hands of a novice who had bitterly attacked China from the campaign trail.
Almost as soon as he entered office, Trump brought to a boil the long-simmering rivalry between the two countries, while also striking up a friendship with Chinese president Xi Jinping whose manipulations of his American counterpart would undermine the White House’s already disjointed response to the historic challenge of a rising China.
All the while, Trump’s own officials fought to steer U.S.Policy from within. By the time the COVID-19 pandemic erupted in Wuhan, Trump’s love-hate relationship with Xi had sparked a trade war, while Xi’s aggression had pushed the world to the brink of a new Cold War.
5. The Constitution of the United States of America: The Declaration of Independence, The Bill of Rights
Author: by Founding Fathers
Published at: East India Publishing Company (August 20, 2020)
This book is a public collection of the three original documents in the founding of the United States of America and include, the Declaration of Independence, The Constitutions, and the Bill of Rights. Combined these documents are excellent primary historical sources for the American Revolution and the formation of the new republican state.
The Constitution of the United States of America is the ultimate law of the country. The document embodies the doctrine of the separations of the executive powers of the federal government. The Declaration of Independence outlines the grievances of the Thirteen Colonies and explains why they are at war with the Kingdom of Great Britain.
It was signed by representatives of all original Thirteen Colonies. The Bill of Rights records the first ten amendments or additions to the United States Constitution, written after the successful American Revolution, and the creation of the republican government. The Bill of Rights added specific guarantees of political rights and personal freedoms to the original Constitution.
6. Bag Man: The Wild Crimes, Audacious Cover-up, and Spectacular Downfall of a Brazen Crook in the White House
Author: by Rachel Maddow
Published at: Crown (December 8, 2020)
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The knockdown, drag-out, untold story of the other scandal that rocked Nixon’s White House, and reset the rules for crooked presidents to comewith new reporting that expands on Rachel Maddow’s Peabody Award-nominated podcastRachel Maddow and Michael Yarvitz expand on their riveting podcast to create a work both scholarly and disturbing in its parallels to current events.
Preet Bharara, New York Times bestselling author of Doing Justice and host of the podcast Stay Tuned with Preet Is it possible for a sitting vice president to direct a vast criminal enterprise within the halls of the White House?
To have one of the most brazen corruption scandals in American history play out while nobody’s paying attention? And for that scandal to be all but forgotten decades later? The year was 1973, and Spiro T. Agnew, the former governor of Maryland, was Richard Nixon’s second-in-command.
Long on firebrand rhetoric and short on political experience, Agnew had carried out a bribery and extortion ring in office for years, whenat the height of Watergatethree young federal prosecutors discovered his crimes and launched a mission to take him down before it was too late, before Nixon’s impending downfall elevated Agnew to the presidency.
7. Licensed to Lie
Author: by Sidney Powell
Published at: Sidney Powell; Second Edition, Second edition (October 23, 2018)
This true legal thriller debunks everything the media and the government told us about the Department of Justice’s destruction and prosecution of the venerable accounting firm Arthur Andersen, Merrill Lynch executives who did one business transaction with Enron, Alaska Senator Ted Steven’s, and more.
The common thread through it all is a cabal of narcissistic federal prosecutors who broke all the rules and rose to great power. Still in the news todayRobert Mueller s pitbull” Andrew Weissmann and other members of Obama’s inner circleare wreaking havoc on our Republic.
This is the book that began exposing the Deep State.
8. The FBI Way: Inside the Bureau's Code of Excellence
Author: by Frank Figliuzzi
Published at: Custom House (January 12, 2021)
NATIONAL BESTSELLER”A must read for serious leaders at every level.” General Barry R.McCaffrey (Ret. The FBI’s former head of counterintelligence reveals the Bureau’s field-tested playbook for unlocking individual and organizational excellenceFrank Figliuzzi was the “Keeper of the Code,” appointed the FBI’s Chief Inspector by then-Director Robert Mueller.
Charged with overseeing sensitive internal inquiries and performance audits, he ensured each employee met the Bureau’s exacting standards. Now, drawing on his distinguished career, Figliuzzi reveals how the Bureau achieves its extraordinary track record of excellencefrom the training of new recruits in “The FBI Way” to the Bureau’s rigorous maintenance of its standards up and down the organization.
All good codes of conduct have one common trait: they reflect the core values of an organization. Individuals, companies, schools, teams, or any group seeking to codify their rules to live by must first establish core values. Figliuzzi has condensed the Bureau’s process of preserving and protecting its values into what he calls The Seven C’s.
9. Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom, and the Fight of Our Lives Inside the Trump White House
Author: by Sarah Huckabee Sanders
Published at: St. Martin's Press (September 8, 2020)
The Instant New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today BestsellerA candid, riveting account of the Trump White House, on the front lines and behind the scenes. Sarah Huckabee Sanders served as White House Press Secretary for President Donald J.
Trump from 2017 to 2019. A trusted confidante of the President, Sanders advised him on everything from press and communications strategy to personnel and policy. She was at the President’s side for two and a half years, battling with the media, working with lawmakers and CEOs, and accompanying the President on every international trip, including dozens of meetings with foreign leadersall while unfailingly exhibiting grace under pressure.
Upon her departure from the administration, President Trump described Sarah as irreplaceable, a warrior and very special person with extraordinary talents, who has done an incredible job. Now, in Speaking for Myself, Sarah Huckabee Sanders describes what it was like on the front lines and inside the White House, discussing her faith, the challenges of being a working mother at the highest level of American politics, her relationship with the press, and her unique role in the historic fight raging between the Trump administration and its critics for the future of our country.
10. Disloyal: A Memoir: The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump
Author: by Michael Cohen
Published at: Skyhorse; Illustrated edition (September 8, 2020)
A #1 New York Times Bestseller! “I read it cover-to-cover. I did not intend to, but I started at the beginning and didn’t put it down until it was over.”Rachel Maddow, MSNBCThis book almost didn’t see the light of day as government officials tried to bar its publication.
The Inside Story of the Real President Trump, by His Former Attorney and Personal AdvisorThe Man Who Helped Get Him Into the Oval Office Once Donald Trump’s fiercest surrogate, closest confidant, and staunchest defender, Michael Cohen knows where the skeletons are buried.
This is the most devastating business and political horror story of the century. As Trump’s lawyer and fixer, Cohen not only witnessed firsthand but was also an active participant in the inner workings of Trump’s business empire, political campaign, and presidential administration.
This is a story that you have not read in newspapers, or on social media, or watched on television. These are accounts that only someone who worked for Trump around the clock for over a decadenot a few months or even a couple of yearscould know.
11. The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III
Author: by Peter Baker
Published at: Doubleday; Illustrated edition (September 29, 2020)
Named a BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Fortune and BloombergFrom two of America’s most revered political journalists comes the definitive biography of legendary White House chief of staff and secretary of state James A.
Baker III: the man who ran Washington when Washington ran the world. For a quarter-century, from the end of Watergate to the aftermath of the Cold War, no Republican won the presidency without his help or ran the White House without his advice.
James Addison Baker III was the indispensable man for four presidents because he understood better than anyone how to make Washington work at a time when America was shaping events around the world. The Man Who Ran Washington is a page-turning portrait of a power broker who influenced America’s destiny for generations.
A scion of Texas aristocracy who became George H.W. Bush’s best friend on the tennis courts of the Houston Country Club, Baker had never even worked in Washington until a devastating family tragedy struck when he was thirty-nine. Within a few years, he was leading Gerald Ford’s campaign and would go on to manage a total of five presidential races and win a sixth for George W.
12. Leadership: In Turbulent Times
Author: by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Published at: Simon & Schuster (October 1, 2019)
The New York Times bestselling book about the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin should help us raise our expectations of our national leaders, our country, and ourselves (The Washington Post). After five decades of magisterial output, Doris Kearns Goodwin leads the league of presidential historians (USA TODAY).
In her inspiring (The Christian Science Monitor) Leadership, Doris Kearns Goodwin draws upon the four presidents she has studied most closelyAbraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (in civil rights)to show how they recognized leadership qualities within themselves and were recognized as leaders by others.
By looking back to their first entries into public life, we encounter them at a time when their paths were filled with confusion, fear, and hope. Leadership tells the story of how they all collided with dramatic reversals that disrupted their lives and threatened to shatter forever their ambitions.
13. Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America's Progressive Elite
Author: by Peter Schweizer
Published at: Harper (January 21, 2020)
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWashington insiders operate by a proven credo: when a Peter Schweizer book drops, duck and brace for impact. For over a decade, the work of five-time New York Times bestselling investigative reporter Peter Schweizer has sent shockwaves through the political universe.
Clinton Cash revealed the Clintons’ international money flow, exposed global corruption, and sparked an FBI investigation. Secret Empires exposed bipartisan corruption and launched congressional investigations. And Throw Them All Out and Extortion prompted passage of the STOCK Act. Indeed, Schweizer’s follow the money bombshell revelations have been featured on the front pages of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, and regularly appear on national news programs, including 60 Minutes.
Now Schweizer and his team of seasoned investigators turn their focus to the nation’s top progressivespoliticians who strive to acquire more government power to achieve their political ends. Can they be trusted with more power? In Profiles in Corruption, Schweizer offers a deep-dive investigation into the private finances, and secrets deals of some of America’s top political leaders.
14. Shade: A Tale of Two Presidents
Author: by Pete Souza
Published at: Voracious; Reprint edition (October 22, 2019)
From Pete Souza, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Obama: An Intimate Portrait, comes a potent commentary on the Presidency – and our country. As Chief Official White House Photographer, Pete Souza spent more time alongside President Barack Obama than almost anyone else.
His years photographing the President gave him an intimate behind-the-scenes view of the unique gravity of the Office of the Presidency – and the tremendous responsibility that comes with it. Now, as a concerned citizen observing the Trump administration, he is standing up and speaking out.
Shade is a portrait in Presidential contrasts, telling the tale of the Obama and Trump administrations through a series of visual juxtapositions. Here, more than one hundred of Souza’s unforgettable images of President Obama deliver new power and meaning when framed by the tweets, news headlines, and quotes that defined the first 500 days of the Trump White House.
What began with Souza’s Instagram posts soon after President Trump’s inauguration in January 2017 has become a potent commentary on the state of the Presidency, and our country. Some call this “throwing shade.” Souza calls it telling the truth. In Shade, Souza’s photographs are more than a rejoinder to the chaos, abuses of power, and destructive policies that now define our nation’s highest office.
15. George Washington: The Political Rise of America's Founding Father
Author: by David O. Stewart
Published at: Dutton (February 9, 2021)
A fascinating and illuminating account of how George Washington became the single most dominant force in the creation of the United States of America, from award-winning author David O. StewartAn outstanding biography [George Washington] has a narrative drive such a life deserves.
The Wall Street JournalWashington’s rise constitutes one of the greatest self-reinventions in history. In his midtwenties, this third son of a modest Virginia planter had ruined his own military career thanks to an outrageous ego. But by his midforties, that headstrong, unwise young man had evolved into an unassailable leader chosen as the commander in chief of the fledgling Continental Army.
By his midfifties, he was unanimously elected the nation’s first president. How did Washington emerge from the wilderness to become the central founder of the United States of America? In this remarkable new portrait, award-winning historian David O. Stewart unveils the political education that made Washington a master politicianand America’s most essential leader.
16. Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice
Author: by Peter G. Northouse
Published at: SAGE Publications, Inc; 5th edition (January 28, 2020)
Includes new chapter on Destructive Leadership! The Fifth Edition of Peter G. Northouse’s bestselling Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice provides readers with a clear, concise overview of the complexities of practicing leadership and concrete strategies for becoming better leaders.
The text is organized around key leader responsibilities such as creating a vision, establishing a constructive climate, listening to outgroup members, and overcoming obstacles. Case studies, self-assessment questionnaires, observational exercises, and reflection and action worksheets engage readers to apply leadership concepts to their own lives.
Grounded in leadership theory and the latest research, the fully updated, highly practical Fifth Edition includes a new chapter on destructive leadership, 18 new cases, and 5 new Leadership Snapshots. Also available as a digital option (courseware). Learn more about Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice, Fifth Edition – Vantage Digital Option.