The Washington Monthly summer reading guide.
A Year in Anbar Provence
By John McCain
Senator McCain chronicles a year of leisurely walks, garden parties, and outdoor cooking in a region he describes as "conveying a feeling of safety I have not known since the womb."
Harry Reid and the Disappearing Timetable
By J. K. Rowling
Young Harry strikes a series of unfavorable deals with the Vice-President-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named.
By Dennis Kucinich
The Ohio congressman and perennial presidential candidate's first foray into fiction is best described by the book's subtitle: "He didn't eat meat, but he was an animal."
Justice for Dummies
Edited by Monica Goodling
A perfect primer for employees of Alberto Gonzales.
By Jim Gilmore, Duncan Hunter, and Mike Gravel
The authors discuss campaigns so secret, their wives and families don't even know they're running!
SEX AND SEXUALITY
By Paul Wolfowitz
Join the greatest lover in the history of the World Bank as he explores such positions as the Avenging Eagle, the Chicken Hawk, and Kvetch Landing on Subordinate.
PARENTING AND FAMILY
What to Expect When Your Lesbian Partner is Expecting
By Mary Cheney
A week-by-week look at your gay partner's pregnancy--and a great companion book to Lynne Cheney's recently released children's book, My Two Mommies--Are An Affront Before God.
9/11 for President
By Rudy "9/11" Giuliani
"America's Mayor" shares lessons from 9/11, stories from 9/11, and other sentences with the words "Giuliani" and "9/11" in them. He also explains why he actually looked into legally changing his first, middle, and last names to "September," "Eleventh," and "2001"--and the impact 9/11 had on his fourth, fifth, and sixth marriages.
The Expedient Polygamist: One Man's Marriage to All Sides of an Issue
By Mitt Romney
Governor Romney shares why he cares about the issues he (currently) cares about, and how his values were shaped by the state(s) he (currently) calls home.
Dreams From My Fundraiser
By Barack Obama
Here, Barack Obama tells the inspirational story of how the son of a Kenyan and a Kansan has come to raise so much money from a whole lot of Jews.
Jeff Nussbaum is a principal in the speechwriting and strategy firm West Wing Writers. Eric Schnure is a freelance speechwriter and an adjunct professor at American University. Dan Goor is an Emmy Award-winning writer for Late Night With Conan O'Brien. They write collectively as the Humor Cabinet, and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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