Salon reporter Rebecca Traister’s Big Girls Don’t Cry (September, Free Press) answers the question: Was the 2008 election good for women?
You may know the ending to John Heilemann and Mark Halperin’s Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime (out in paperback last week from Harper Perennial)—but it still manages to be a page-turner.
Of course, President George W. Bush’s memoir, Decision Points (Crown), comes out next week. The book may be embargoed, but the Drudge Report has already posted leaked passages (via GalleyCat).
Want to go way back in our political history? Read Ron Chernow’s Washington: A Life (October, Penguin Press). BookPage reviewer Roger Bishop writes that it’s “historical biography at its best.”