Books Recommended by Ezra Klein
Americans' Beliefs About How Government Should Work
John R. Hibbing
Source: "One of the more frustrating dynamics in politics is many voters assume that if something was good or obvious, it'd be bipartisan, and if it's not, that means something is wrong." - Ezra Klein
Breaking the Two-Party Doom Loop
The Case for Multiparty Democracy in America
Source: "He's more optimistic than I am about multiparty democracy solving our ills, but he's absolutely right on the structural nature of two-party duopoly." - Ezra Klein
The Price of Peace
Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes
Zachary D. Carter
Source: "A brilliant exploration of the question 'what is economics for?' disguised as an excellent biography of John Maynard Keynes." - Ezra Klein
Politics, Principles, and Partisanship in the U. S. Senate
Frances E. Lee
Source: "The book that is probably the most influential for me in thinking about how American politics really works." - Ezra Klein
Predicting the Presidency
The Potential of Persuasive Leadership
George C. Edwards III
Source: "Not the friendliest [tour] through American politics but [it is] the most information rich." - Ezra Klein
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