Politics books

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Trump made up audit excuse for not releasing tax returns on the fly, new book says
In eagerly awaited book Confidence Man, Maggie Haberman of the New York Times depicts scene on campaign plane in 2016

Martin Pengelly in New York

30, Sep, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Kushner camping tale one of many bizarre scenes in latest Trump book
Confidence Man by Maggie Haberman reveals racism, transphobia and ignorance from ex-president’s time in power

Martin Pengelly in New York

29, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Boris Johnson by Andrew Gimson review – a fawning defence
It requires an iron self-discipline to get through more than 400 pages of sympathy for our disgraced former prime minister

Sonia Purnell

28, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Republican ex-congressman suggests colleagues ‘had serious cognitive issues’
Paul Gosar and Louie Gohmert were eager to believe ‘wild, dramatic fantasies’, claims Denver Riggleman in new book

Martin Pengelly in New York

27, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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White House switchboard called phone linked to January 6 rioter after attack
Claim of call at 4.34pm made in book by former Republican congressman and adviser to House select committee

Hugo Lowell in Washington

26, Sep, 2022 @8:16 PM

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Trump claimed ‘I was not watching television’ on January 6, book says
Ex-president denied knowing his supporters were rioting and called them ‘fucking crazy’, Maggie Haberman writes in new book

Edward Helmore

25, Sep, 2022 @7:46 PM

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Maurice Glasman, architect of Blue Labour: ‘Labour needs to be itself again’
Ten years ago, political theorist Maurice Glasman was one of Labour’s brightest stars – until a fall from grace. Now, back with a new book, he talks about conservative socialism, backing Brexit – and why Keir Starmer must seize this moment

Julian Coman

25, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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We Are Proud Boys review: chilling exposé illuminates Republicans’ fascist turn
Andy Campbell has delivered a smart, well-written and brilliantly reported book about the street gang allied to Donald Trump and the GOP he commands

Charles Kaiser

25, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The Long Alliance review: sure guide to Biden and Obama’s imperfect union
Gabriel Debenedetti masters the crosscurrents of the Democratic party as well as relations between two presidents

Lloyd Green

24, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Fox News anchor Bret Baier wanted Arizona ‘put back’ in Trump’s column, book says
News of ‘stunning’ attempt to rescind dramatic election night call contained in The Divider, by Peter Baker and Susan Glasser

Martin Pengelly in New York

21, Sep, 2022 @1:06 PM

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Kamila Shamsie on the crisis in British politics: ‘What kind of democracy is this?’
Growing up in Pakistan, the novelist experienced the euphoria of free elections and the disillusionment when vested interests reasserted themselves. She reflects on the parallels with Westminster today

Kamila Shamsie

20, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Taking Back Trump’s America review: Peter Navarro’s venomous Maga saga
Seeking to raise money to fight contempt of Congress charges, the former trade adviser shows contempt for his rivals

Lloyd Green

20, Sep, 2022 @6:00 AM

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