Great Political Fiction
Annotation:Corey Sifter is befriended by the wealthy Metarey family, a politically powerful dynasty in New York, and becomes an aide to New York senator Henry Bonwiller as he runs for the Democratic presidential nomination during the Nixon era.
Annotation:A new age of media politics emerges when conservative senator Clay Overbury begins his quest for the Presidency during World War II, and receives help from liberal newspaper tycoon Blaise Sanford.
Annotation:Bird McIntyre, a Washington lobbyist and novelist manque with a few really bad thrillers in his closet, and neo-con Wonkette Angel Templeton want to make sure that Congress approves a top-secret weapons system. So they start a rumor that the Chinese secret service wants to assassinate the Dalai Lama.
Annotation:A collection of short stories that explore the political and social culture of America and Middle Eastern societies in a post-9/11, post-2004 election world.
Annotation:A classic political novel depicts the complex events and reasons that govern the Senators' decisions when they must confirm the President's choice for Secretary of State.
Annotation:A chronicle of American politics and influence follows the story of the Behl family, three powerful generations of men in Washington, D.C., as they pursue power, money, and women and strive to protect their many dangerous secrets.
Annotation:A former congressional aide of mixed race, Henry Burton takes a new job with Jack Stanton, governor of a small Southern state who has his eye on the presidency, observing his campaign, his idiosyncratic lifestyle, and the controversies and scandals surrounding him.
Annotation:Presents the tale of Quinn Patrick O'Connell, an orphaned Jewish boy raised as a Catholic, whose Democratic nomination for the presidency in 2008 leads to a struggle for the fate of the United States.
Annotation:He is the perfect presidential candidate. There's just one problem: He is William Howard Taft . . . and he was already U.S. president a hundred years ago. So what on earth is he doing alive and well and considering a running mate in 2012?
Annotation:Alternative history at its most chilling: Charles Lindbergh defeats FDR in the 1940 presidential election and seeks accommodation with Hitler, even as the Roth family (and millions of other American Jews) watch anxiously from the sidelines.
Annotation:University librarian David Goldberg begins a side job as a conservative activist, a position that lands him in hot water with a conspiratorial clique of wealthy right-wingers who want him gone.
Annotation:In the failing rustbelt town of Hartsburg, Ohio, the competition between two very different candidates has a profound impact on the town and for the country as a whole.