While 2023 might seem like a distant future, political enthusiasts must start planning early for the most awaited releases. From memoirs by political figures to investigative journalism, here are our top picks for the best politics books to look out for in 2023:
1. “The Art of Diplomacy” – written by former Secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, this memoir promises to be an insightful read about her experiences as the first African-American woman to hold the position of Secretary of State. Rice’s political memoir is sure to offer an insider’s view of the workings of American diplomacy and foreign policy.
2. “The Rise of the Right” – Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, David Rohde, takes an in-depth look at the rise of the right-wing populist movements across the globe. The book will delve into the factors behind this global phenomenon and the impact it has on both developed and developing societies.
3. “The End of Democracy” – by renowned political scientist, Francis Fukuyama, this book will explore the ongoing decline of democracy in developed nations. Fukuyama will examine the rise of authoritarianism, the erosion of civil liberties, and the impact of the digital age on democracies worldwide.
4. “The Making of Kamala Harris” – Harris’ ascent to the vice presidency made headlines worldwide, and this upcoming biography by journalist Dan Morain aims to give readers an in-depth look into her life and career. The book promises to be a fascinating exploration of the vice-president’s journey to political power.
5. “The Undoing Project” – written by Michael Lewis, this investigative journalism book will look at the Trump administration’s impact on American democracy, with a focus on key players, such as former President Donald Trump, adviser Steve Bannon, and Fox News.
6. “National Security in the Digital Age” – by former National Security Agency (NSA) Director, General Keith Alexander, this book will provide a detailed look at the impact of digital technology on national security. Alexander will discuss the threats and opportunities presented by new technologies, including artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and the Internet of Things.
7. “The Future of Media and Politics” – Journalism professor, Jay Rosen, will explore the relationship between media and politics in the digital age. Rosen’s book will examine the impact of social media, algorithms, and alternative media sources on public discourse, democracy, and the need for a responsible press.
In conclusion, the world of politics is continually evolving, and these upcoming books promise to offer a unique perspective on current issues. From memoirs by prominent political figures to insightful investigative journalism, 2023 is shaping up to be an exciting year for political non-fiction enthusiasts.