3 Great Novels about Political Campaigns

I love reading about campaigns. YA, romance, chick lit, non-fiction: you name it, I’ll read it. I love the high stakes, the idealism or the cynicism of the characters, and their high energy. I love the sense of danger, too: the sleep-deprived, ambition-fuelled, approval-craving characters always seem to be a hair’s breadth away from catastrophic mistakes. And those mistakes can spell disaster not only for their own careers but, in their views, for the country, which may end up voting for the “wrong” person as a result of their missteps.

So if you’re as excited as I am that primary season is here again, or if you prefer to take refuge in fictional politics, or if you just want to spend some time with interesting characters, here are some books for you to enjoy.

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