Location location location! Jump from the White House, to Mar-A-Lago, to the Vatican in this week’s nonfiction round-up!
TEAM OF VIPERS: My 500 Extraordinary Days in the Trump White House
by Cliff Sims
TEAM OF VIPERS is the first book from a true insider, the former Special Assistant to the President and Director of White House Message Strategy—a man who was in all the meetings, met all the players, and even worked with Trump to make the enemies list. This is the definitive book on the Trump administration, one that will appeal to anyone—left or right—who wants to know what’s going on behind the curtain from someone who had the president’s absolute trust.
MAR-A-LAGO: Inside the Gates of Power at Donald Trump’s Presidential Palace by Laurence Leamer
To know Donald J. Trump it is best to start in his natural habitat: Palm Beach, Florida. It is here he learned the techniques that took him all the way to the White House. The inside story of how he became King of Palm Beach–and how Palm Beach continues to be his spiritual home even as president–is rollicking, troubling, and told with unrivaled access and understanding.
THE POPE: Francis, Benedict, and the Decision That Shook the World
by Anthony McCarten
From the Academy Award-nominated screenwriter of The Theory of Everything and Darkest Hour comes the fascinating and revealing tale of an unprecedented transfer of power and of two very different men–who both happen to live in the Vatican. “Their stories…are dramatic and, accordingly, are used in the screenplay (of the same name) the author has written for a motion picture that will debut on Netflix in 2019.”–Booklist