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15 best books of 2012 – nonfiction

Here are the Monitor's picks for the 15 best nonfiction books of 2012.

- Monitor Staff

8. 'The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Vol. 4,' by Robert A. Caro

In Volume 4 of “The Years of Lyndon Johnson,” biographer Robert A. Caro concentrates on the succession of political triumphs and defeats that accompanied LBJ to the Oval Office. (Check out our review here.)


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