The countdown is starting to the US presidential election, set to place Tuesday, 3rd November, 2020. All the world is watching, because the US remains the dominant world power and the impact of the election will be felt around the globe. We have two book recommendation interviews dedicated to the presidential candidates, both conducted by our US editor, Eve Gerber.
He’s running to be President of the United States in 2020, but how much do you really know about Joe Biden? Ronald A. Klain—veteran lawyer, top White House aide and former Chief of Staff for Vice President Biden—discusses books that show the man behind the stump speech, including his love of Irish poetry, the string of terrible personal tragedies that have affected his life and career, and even his leading role in blocking a Supreme Court appointment that would’ve decimated abortion rights.
Strangers in Their Own Land
by Arlie Russell Hochschild
American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump
by Tim Alberta
Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House
by Michael Wolff
Gaslighting America: Why We Love It When Trump Lies to Us
by Amanda Carpenter
The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump
by Bandy Lee
Around the world, people were taken aback when the populist candidate, a real estate developer and reality TV show star called Donald Trump, was elected as the 45th President of the United States. Here Tony Schwartz, Trump’s co-author on his bestselling book, The Art of the Deal, talks us through how that happened and why Trump is so mesmerising, even to those who oppose him.