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Fictional Bookshelf: What Members of Congress Might be Reading This Weekend

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In this turbulent political climate, we all have a sharp eye on Congress as they shape national policies that will affect us all for years to come.  But, with all that hard work, we worry about what about how they’re reading in their downtime. We hope that our leaders are prolific readers, turning to literature for answers and insights, but since we can’t get a look at their bookshelves with our own eyes, we are left to imagine what reads they turn to when bargaining across party lines becomes too much to handle. Here are the books we like to think members of Congress cozy up to on weekends: Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, Michael Wolff Wolff’s…

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10 Must-Read Political Biographies for History Buffs

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BookTrib is partnering with Bookish to bring you more great content. One of the most fascinating parts of studying history is diving deep into the life of a man or woman who helped to shape the world we live in today. Readers who share that sentiment are in luck. We’ve rounded up ten biographies that feature figures who had an impact, for better or worse, on American politics. The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered, Laura Auricchio This biography by Laura Auricchio introduces readers to a key figure in two historic revolutions: Gilbert du Motier, best known as Marquis de Lafayette. He was passionate about freedom and when he heard about America’s fight for liberation from England, Lafayette used his money and influence in France to secure a position…

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Take a Bite Out of These Giveaways!

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Don’t miss out on the action, take a bite out of giveaways and enter to win this week’s books! Being Equal Doesn’t Mean Being The Same by Joanna Krotz Why Behaving Like a Girl Can Change Your Life and Grow Your Business Business runs on male standards but women don’t advance when men make the rules. It’s high time women take charge, and this timely female-specific guide tells you how. As entrepreneurs, women can rely on their distinctive experiences and values to build lives of parity, purpose, passion and prosperity. Anchored by up-to-date reporting and stories of real-life women startups and success, this inspirational call to action includes female-friendly plans and tools to enable women to chart their own futures and…

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