Most Popular Politics Books on Goodreads

Ranked by number of time a books is shelved as politics

1. Animal Farm by George Orwell (shelved 1757 times as politics)

2. The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx (shelved 1586 times as politics)

3. 1984 by George Orwell (shelved 1412 times as politics)

4. The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream by Barack Obama (shelved 1012 times as politics)

5. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein (shelved 928 times as politics)

6. The Republic by Plato

7. Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media by Noam Chomsky

8. Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime by John Heilemann

9. A People’s History of the United States by Howard Zinn

10. The Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton

11. Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin

12. The Art of War by Sun Tzu

13. America (The Book): A Citizen’s Guide to Democracy Inaction by Jon Stewart

14. Lies & the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair & Balanced Look at the Right by Al Franken

15. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville

16. Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama

17. Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power by Rachel Maddow

18. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander

19. The Road to Serfdom by Friedrich A. Hayek

20. Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right (ebook) by Jane Mayer

21. Common Sense by Thomas Paine

22. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes

23. What’s the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America by Thomas Frank

24. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

25. All the President’s Men by Carl Bernstein

26. Politics by Aristotle

27. Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

28. No Logo by Naomi Klein

29. Dude, Where’s My Country? by Michael Moore

30. Utopia by Thomas More

31. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate by Naomi Klein

32. Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance

33. The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order by Samuel P. Huntington

34. The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt

35. Understanding Power: The Indispensable Chomsky by Noam Chomsky

36. The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt

37. Confessions of an Economic Hit Man by John Perkins

38. The Revolution: A Manifesto by Ron Paul

39. Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals by Saul D. Alinsky

40. My Life by Bill Clinton

41. A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren

42. The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X

43. The Law by Frédéric Bastiat

44. Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild

45. No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State by Glenn Greenwald

46. Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Freakonomics, #1) by Steven D. Levitt

47. Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 by Hunter S. Thompson

48. Failed States: The Abuse of Power and the Assault on Democracy by Noam Chomsky (shelved 289 times as politics)


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