"Team of Rivals" by Doris Kearns Goodwin
"Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power" by Jon Meachem
"The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Frank Sinatra. Coldplay. Taylor Swift.
"Some may belittle politics but we who are engaged in it know that it is where people stand tall. Although I know that it has many harsh contentions, it is still the arena that sets the heart beating a little faster. If it is, on occasions, the place of low skulduggery, it is more often the place for the pursuit of noble causes."
-- Rt. Hon. Tony Blair at his final Prime Minister's Questions, on politics
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