Political Memoirs & Biographies
Tomorrow’s the day – A Promised Land is finally making it’s debut on our shelves here at Towne. It’s been four years in the writing, and is the first of a two volume series. Today, in addition to celebrating Barack Obama’s book birthday, we’re sharing some of our favorite political memoirs and biographies from the past few years, from Michelle, to president-elect Joe Biden, to Obama’s former staffers, there are many poignant and funny stories to be found within these collective pages.
A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from 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 REVIEW
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Barack Obama’s lucid vision of America’s place in the world and call for a new kind of politics that builds upon our shared understandings as Americans, based on his years in the Senate
An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States
A Washington Post 2019 Notable Selection
A vivid and inspiring account of the "bromance" between Barack Obama and Joe Biden.
Brothers from different mothers, bromancing history to save us from Trump.
These are the continuing adventures of Barack Obama and Joe Biden, time traveling superheroes in search of a brighter future for America.
The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller
From President Joe Biden, Promise Me Dad is his deeply moving memoir about the year that would forever change both a family and a country.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • President-elect Joe Biden, the author of Promise Me, Dad, tells the story of his extraordinary life and career prior to his emergence as Barack Obama’s beloved, influential vice president.
The #1 New York Times bestseller
From Vice President Kamala Harris, one of America's most inspiring political leaders, a book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, in her own life and across the life of our country
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
An Esquire Best Book of 2017
If your funny older sister were the former deputy chief of staff to President Barack Obama, her behind-the-scenes political memoir would look something like this . . .
From Obama's former communications director and current co-host of Pod Save America comes a colorful account of how politics, the media, and the Internet changed during the Obama presidency and how Democrats can fight back in the Trump era.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From one of Barack Obama’s most trusted aides comes a revelatory behind-the-scenes account of his presidency—and how idealism can confront harsh reality and still survive.
The West Wing meets The Office in this “funny, moving story about working in the White House that is a must read for anyone who misses having Barack Obama as President” (Dan Pfeiffer, cohost of Pod Save America), directly from his senior writer and former Deputy Director of Messaging.
West Winging It is the “fitfully funny…warm and