Top 20 Best-Selling Politics & Law Titles | Academic Best Sellers

The First Lady's record-breaking memoir, a deep dive into the prison-industrial complex, and an introduction to the historical roots of the alt-right in America top the list of best-selling books on politics and law, as compiled by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

The First Lady's record-breaking memoir, a deep dive into the prison-industrial complex, and an introduction to the historical roots of the alt-right in America top the list of best-selling books on politics and law, as compiled by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO.

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1. Becoming
Obama, Michelle
Crown. 2018. ISBN 9781524763138. $32.50.

2. American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment
Bauer, Shane
Penguin Books. 2018. ISBN 9780735223585. $28.

3. Enemies of the State: The Radical Right in America from FDR To Trump
Mulloy, D. J.
Rowman & Littlefield. 2018. ISBN 9781442276512. $34.

4. One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy
Anderson, Carol
Bloomsbury. 2018. ISBN 9781635571370. $27.

5. Likewar: The Weaponization of Social Media
Singer, P. W.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2018. ISBN 9781328695741. $28.

6. Fear: Trump in the White House
Woodward, Bob
Simon & Schuster. 2018. ISBN 9781501175510. $30.

7. Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World
Giridharadas, Anand
Alfred A. Knopf. 2018. ISBN 9780451493248. $26.95.

8. Leadership in Turbulent Times
Goodwin, Doris Kearns
Simon & Schuster. 2018. ISBN 9781476795928. $30.

9. Identity: The Demand for Dignity and the Politics of Resentment
Fukuyama, Francis
Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 2018. ISBN 9780374129293. $26.

10. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: A Life
De Hart, Jane Sherron
Alfred A. Knopf. 2018. ISBN 9781400040483. $35.

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11. How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them
Stanley, Jason
Random House. 2018. ISBN 9780525511830. $26.

12. Fifth Risk
Lewis, Michael
W. W. Norton. 2018. ISBN 9781324002642. $26.95.

13. 21 Lessons for the 21st Century
Harari, Yuval N.
Spiegel & Grau. 2018. ISBN 9780525512172. $28.

14. Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War
Freeman, Joanne B.
Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 2018. ISBN 9780374154776. $28.

15. Frenemies: How Social Media Polarizes America
Settle, Jaime E.
Cambridge University Press. 2018. ISBN 9781108472531. $39.99.

16. Embattled Vote in America: From the Founding to the Present
Lichtman, Allan J.
Harvard University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780674972360. $27.95.

17. Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World
Hathaway, Oona Anne
Simon & Schuster. 2018. ISBN 9781501109874. $20.

18. No Property in Man: Slavery and Antislavery at the Nation’s Founding
Wilentz, Sean
Harvard University Press. 2018. ISBN 9780674972223. $26.95.

19. Can Democracy Work?: A Short History of a Radical Idea, From Ancient Athens to Our World
Miller, Jim
Farrar, Straus & Giroux. 2018. ISBN 9780374137649. $27.

20. Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind
Driver, Justin
Pantheon. 2018. ISBN 9781101871652. $35.

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