Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Presidential Candidates 2008 as Authors: A Booklist

It occured to me that many of the announced or possible candidates to become our next president have written books. Until I started making this list, however, I had no idea how many there were, candidates and books. I used the candidates list at Politics1 to decide who to include.

In making the list that follows, I tried to add only books for which the candidate was the principle or second author. I also found that some of the candidates have very common names. I did not add titles unless I was very sure that the candidates and the authors were the same.

I noticed that many Republican Party and third party candidates publish books in Nashville.

Not all the candidates are writing about politics or world affairs. Some write about the American Civil War or statistical mechanics. Most write about terrorism.

Here are 61 titles. There are probably more that I missed.

Benjamin, Medea. No Free Lunch: Food & Revolution in Cuba Today. San Francisco, CA : Institute for Food and Development Policy, 1985. ISBN 0935028188

Benjamin, Medea. The Peace Corps and More: 114 Ways to Work, Study, and Travel in the Third World. San Francisco, CA : Global Exchange, Seven Locks Press, c1991. ISBN 0929765044

Benjamin, Medea, ed. Stop the Next War Now: Effective Responces to Violence and Terrorism. Maui, Hawaii : Inner Ocean Pub., c2005. ISBN 1930722494

Brownback, Sam. Building a Healthy Culture: Strategies for an American Renaissance. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2001. ISBN 0802849180

Brownback, Sam. From Power to Purpose. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, July 2007. ISBN 084990398X

Clinton, Hillary Rodham, comp. Dears Socks, Dear Buddy: Kids' Letters to the First Pets. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1998. ISBN 0684857782

Clinton, Hillary Rodham. An Invitation to the White House: At Home with History. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. ISBN 0684857995

Clinton, Hillary Rodham. It Takes a Village and Other Lessons Children Teach Us. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996. ISBN 0684818434, 0684825457 (pbk.)

Clinton, Hillary Rodham. Living History. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2003. ISBN 0743222245, 0743222253 (pbk.)

Clark, Wesley K. Waging Modern War: Bosnia, Kosovo, and The Future of Combat. New York, Public Affairs, 2001. ISBN 158648043X

Clark, Wesley K. Winning Modern War: Iraq, Terrorism, and the American Empire. New York: Public Affairs, 2003. ISBN 1586482181

Corsi. Jim. Atomic Iran: How the Terrorist Regime Bought the Bomb and American Politicians. Nashville, Tenn. : Cumberland House, 2005. ISBN 1581824580

Corsi. Jim. Black Gold Stranglehold: The Myth of Scarcity and the Politics of Oil. Nashville, Tenn. : WND Books, c2005. ISBN 1581824890

Corsi. Jim. Minutemen: The Battle to Secure America's Borders. Los Angeles, CA : World Ahead Pub., c2006. ISBN 0977898415

Corsi. Jim. Shoot-out in Cleveland: Black Miltants and the Police, July 23, 1968. New York, Praeger, 1969. ISBN 0275026140

Corsi. Jim. Showdown with Nuclear Iran: Radical Islam's Messanic Message to Destroy Israel and Cripple the United States. Nashville, Tenn. : Nelson Current, c2006. ISBN 1595550755

Edwards, John. Ending Poverty in America: How to Restore the American Dream. New York: Norton, April 2007. ISBN 1595581766

Edwards, John. Four Trials. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004. ISBN 0743244974, 0743272048 (pbk)

Gilchrist, Jim. Minutemen: The Battle to Secure America's Borders. Los Angeles, CA : World Ahead Pub., c2006. ISBN 0977898415

Gingrich, Newt. 1945. Riverdale, NY : Baen Publishing Enterprises, 1995. ISBN 0671876767

Gingrich, Newt. Gettysburg: A Novel of the Civil War. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2003. ISBN 031230935X, 0312987250 (pbk.)

Gingrich, Newt. Grant Comes East: A Novel of the Civil War. New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2004. ISBN 0312309376, 0312987269 (pbk.)

Gingrich, Newt. How to Win: A Battle Plan for Victory in the War on Terror. New York: Regan Books, 2002. ISBN 006009902x

Gingrich, Newt. Lessons Learned the Hard Way: A Personal Report. New York : HarperCollins, c1998. ISBN 0060191066

Gingrich, Newt. Never Call Retreat: Lee and Grant, The Final Victory. New York : Thomas Dune Books, 2005. ISBN 0312342985

Gingrich, Newt. Pearl Harbor: A Novel of the World War II Pacific Theater. New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2007. ISBN 0312363508

Gingrich, Newt. Rediscovering God in America: Reflections on the Role of Faith in Our Nation's History and Future. Nashville, Tenn. : Integrity Publishers, 2006. ISBN 1591454824

Gingrich, Newt. To Renew America. New York : HarperCollins, 1995. ISBN 006017336X

Gingrich, Newt. Window of Opportunity: Blueprint for the Future. New York, N.Y. : T. Doherty Associates in association with Baen Enterprises, c1984. ISBN 0312939221

Gingrich, Newt. Winning the Future: A 21st Century Contract with America. Washington, DC : Regnery Pub., c2005. ISBN 0895260425

Giuliani, Rudolph W. Leadership. New York : Hyperion, c2002. ISBN 0786868414

Giuliani, Rudolph. untitled memoir. New York: Hyperion Books, September 2007. ISBN 0786868422

Gravel, Mike. Citizen Power: A People's Platform. New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1972. ISBN 0030914655

Huckabee, Mike. Character is the Issue: How People with Integrity Can Revolutionize America. Nashville, TN : Broadman & Holman Publishers, c1997. ISBN 0805463674

Huckabee, Mike. From Hope to Higher Ground: 12 Stops to Restoring America's Greatness. New York: Warner Books, 2007. ISBN 1599957043

Huckabee, Mike. Kids Who Kill: Confronting Our Culture of Violence. Nashville, Tenn : Broadman & Holman, c1998. ISBN 080541794X

Huckabee, Mike. Living Beyond Your Lifetime: How to Be Intentional About the Legacy You Leave. New York: Broadman and Holman, 2000. ISBN 0805423362

Huckabee, Mike. Quit Digging Your Grave with a Knife and Fork: A 12-Stop Program to End Bad Habits and Begin a Healthy Lifestyle. New York : Center Street, 2005. ISBN 0446578061

Hunter, Duncan L. Terror! The Inside Story of the Terrorists Conspiracy in America. New York: SPI Books, 1994. ISBN 1561713015 (pbk.)

Keyes. Alan L. Master of the Dream: The Strength and Betrayal of Black America. New York : Morrow, 1995. ISBN 0688095992

Keyes. Alan L. Our Character, Our Future: Reclaiming America's Moral Destiny. Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan Pub. House, c1996. ISBN 0310208165 (pbk.)

Kubby, Steve. Why Marijuana Should Be Legal. New York : Thunders Mouth Press, 2003. ISBN 1560254815 (pbk.)

Kucinich, Dennis J. A Prayer for America. New York : Thunder's Mouth Press, c2003. ISBN 1560255102 (pbk.)

McCain, John S. Character is Destiny: Inspiring Stories Every Young Person Should Know And Every Adult Should Remember. New York : Random House, 2005. ISBN 1400064120

McCain, John S. Faith of My Fathers. New York : Random House, c1999. ISBN 0375501916, 0060957867 (pbk.)

McCain, John S. Hard Call. New York: Warner Books, August 2007. ISBN 0446580406

McCain, John S. Why Courage Matters: The Way to a Braver Life. New York : Random House, c2004. ISBN 1400060303

McCain, John S. Worth Fighting For: A Memoir. New York : Random House, c2002. ISBN 0375505423

Obama, Barack. Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream. New York: Crown Publishers, 2006. ISBN 0307237699

Obama, Barack. Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance. New York: Times Books, 1995. ISBN 081292343X, 1400082773 (pbk.)

Pataki, George E. Pataki: An Autobiography. New York : Viking, 1998. ISBN 067087339X

Phillies, George. Elementary Lectures in Statistical Mechanics. New York: Springer, 2000. ISBN 0387989188

Richardson, Bill. Between Worlds: The Making of an American Life. New York : Putnam, c2005. ISBN 0399153241

Romney, Mitt. Turnaround: Crisis, Leadership, and the Olympic Games. Washington, D.C.: Regnery, 2004. ISBN 0895260840

Root, Wayne Allyn. Joy of Failure: How to Turn Failure, Rejection, and Pain into Extraordinary Success. Arlington, Tex. : Summit Pub. Group, c1996. ISBN 1565302060

Root, Wayne Allyn. Millionaire Republican: Why Rich Republicans Get Rich - And How You Can, Too! New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, c2005. ISBN 1585424307

Root, Wayne Allyn. Zen of Gambling: The Ultimate Guide to Risking It All and Winning at Life. New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, c2004. ISBN 1585424021 (pbk.)

Ruwart, Mary J. Healing Our World in an Age of Aggression. Kalamazoo: Sunstar Press, 2003. ISBN 0963233661 (pbk.)

Sharpton, Al. Al on America. New York : Kensington Pub. Co., 2002. ISBN 0758203500, 0758203519 (pbk.)

Sharpton, Al. Go and Tell Pharoah: The Autobiography of the Reverenc Al Sharpton. New York : Doubleday, 1996. ISBN 0385475837

Tancredo, Thomas. In Mortal Danger: The Battle for America's Border and Security. Nashville, Tenn. : WND Books, c2006. ISBN 1581825277


Maggie said...

This is an awesome list! This would make a great article for the newspapers! :D May I borrow, sne(steal)eze, this list?

Shirley said...

I think we could at least develop a display of some kind. Great list.

Dan Trabue said...

Well this is a good sign...as opposed to the current resident of the Whitehouse who apparently doesn't even like reading, much less writing!

Randy said...

How could you have missed Ron Paul?

ricklibrarian said...

Ron Paul might not have been on the list from Politics1 a year ago when I made this list. His last book is Foreign Policy of Freedom
published by the Foundation for Rational Economics and Education, 2007.