The presidential library: 10 books Trump recommended this year. The „common theme“ the Guardian talks about: They are all about Donald Trump. (Image: Donald Trump recommending a book about himself with his face on the cover.)
Nonetheless, the president has made at least a dozen personal recommendations on Twitter this year for a shelf full of books written by his supporters and polemicists of the right and far right that he has found to be “excellent”, “fantastic” or even “great”.
Here are 10 of the president’s picks, and all of them have a common theme.
“Holy crap!” Los Angeles Times
“A very interesting read. Enjoy!” Donald J Trump
1. The Faith of Donald J Trump: A Spiritual Biography by David Brody and Scott Lamb
2. Trumponomics: Inside the America First Plan to Revive Our Economy by Stephen Moore and Arthur B Laffer PhD
3. The Russia Hoax: The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump by Gregg Jarrett
4. Liars, Leakers and Liberals by Judge Jeanine Pirro
5. Why We Fight by Sebastian Gorka
6. The Case for Trump by Victor Davis Hanson (published in 2019)
7. Mad Politics: Keeping Your Sanity in a World Gone Crazy by Gina Loudon
8. Ship of Fools by Tucker Carlson
9. The Great Revolt by Salena Zito and Brad Todd: „This one is actually a real book, with on-the-ground reporting and data analysis. The authors are a conservative reporter and a Republican campaign strategist, but they have gone deep to try to understand how Trump upset the odds.“
10. The Briefing: Politics, the Press and the President by Sean Spicer