Reading lists

Donald Trump has landed

6 books that will help you cut out the noise and understand what’s really going on inside the wildest White House in memory.

Donald Trump and Melania Trump

The Donald Trump Circus is in town, meaning every news article, angry tweet and Facebook update from your Mum over the next three days is likely to include a picture of the US president.

Will he embarrass the Queen? Will he see the baby blimp? Will he pop out for a Big Mac with Nigel Farage and get milkshaked? Whatever happens during Donald Trump’s UK visit, it will be reported - and meme’d - from every corner.

Of course, to get a real insight into this unconventional presidency, what you need is a book – and the Trump white house has been great at inspiring those, if little else. From scalding portraits of a White House in turmoil to sobering insights into the future of democracy to the recollections of the First Lady forced to welcome Trump on her way out, this reading list will help you cut through the froth and get to the heart of the most hair-raising chapter in modern American politics. 

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