Sunday, March 30, 2014

Ten top books for "House of Cards" fans

At The Barnes & Noble Book Blog Ester Bloom recommended ten books for fans of the television series House of Cards, including:
All the King’s Men, by Robert Penn Warren

A calculating and charming Southern politician rises to prominence in this political classic about ego, ambition, and the American dream.
Read about the other entries on the list.

All the King's Men appears on a list of the eleven best political books of all time, Gabe Habash's list of ten of the biggest book adaptation flops, David Blight's list of five outstanding novels about the Civil War era, Heather Brooke's top five list of books on holding power to account, Melanie Kirkpatrick's list of her five favorite novels of political intrigue, and H.W. Brands's five best list of books on truth or just in print; Robert McCrum called it a book to inspire busy public figures.

--Marshal Zeringue