11 best political books of all time

Here, according to the staff at Politics & Prose, are 11 of the best political books of all time.


2. "All the King’s Men," by Robert Penn Warren

Maybe someday someone will write a better political novel than Robert Penn Warren’s 1947 Pulitzer Prize winner about the rise of Willie Stark (aka “the Boss”), a power-hungry, populist Southern governor, believed to have been modeled on former Louisiana governor and US Sen. Huey Long. But it hasn’t happened yet.  

2 of 11

Make a Difference
Inspired? Here are some ways to make a difference on this issue.
Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.