21st Century US History Books

Last updated: January 2, 2012
  1. Decision Points
    1. Decision Points by George W. Bush Published: November 9, 2010 Score: 63.01
  2. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
    2. The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine by Michael Lewis Published: February 1, 2011 Score: 54.75
  3. Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime
    3. Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin Published: January 11, 2010 Score: 19.55
  4. Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the FinancialSystem--and Themselves
    4. Too Big to Fail: The Inside Story of How Wall Street and Washington Fought to Save the FinancialSystem--and Themselves by Andrew Ross Sorkin Published: May 11, 2011 Score: 15.91
  5. Zeitoun (Vintage)
    5. Zeitoun (Vintage) by Dave Eggers Published: June 15, 2010 Score: 12.14
  6. America Alone: The End of the World As We Know It
    6. America Alone: The End of the World As We Know It by Mark Steyn Published: January 15, 2007 Score: 9.77
  7. In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir
    7. In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir by Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney Published: August 30, 2011 Score: 8.2
  8. The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
    8. The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 by Lawrence Wright Published: August 21, 2007 Score: 8.12
  9. In the President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
    9. In the President's Secret Service: Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect by Ronald Kessler Published: August 3, 2010 Score: 6.28
  10. The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century
    10. The World Is Flat 3.0: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century by Thomas L. Friedman Published: July 24, 2007 Score: 4.53
  11. Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President
    11. Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President by Ron Suskind Published: September 20, 2011 Score: 4.23
  12. Idiot America: How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free
    12. Idiot America: How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free by Charles P. Pierce Published: May 4, 2010 Score: 4.18
  13. The Politician: An Insider's Account of John Edwards's Pursuit of the Presidency and the Scandal That Brought Him Down
    13. The Politician: An Insider's Account of John Edwards's Pursuit of the Presidency and the Scandal That Brought Him Down by Andrew Young and Kevin Foley Published: February 15, 2010 Score: 3.63
  14. 102 Minutes: The Unforgettable Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers
    14. 102 Minutes: The Unforgettable Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers by Jim Dwyer and Kevin Flynn Published: August 2, 2011 Score: 3.46
  15. Obama's Wars
    15. Obama's Wars by Bob Woodward Published: September 27, 2010 Score: 3.18
  16. The Only Thing Worth Dying For: How Eleven Green Berets Fought for a New Afghanistan (P.S.)
    16. The Only Thing Worth Dying For: How Eleven Green Berets Fought for a New Afghanistan (P.S.) by Eric Blehm Published: January 4, 2011 Score: 2.65
  17. Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA
    17. Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA by Tim Weiner and Stefan Rudnicki Published: June 28, 2007 Score: 2.53
  18. The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
    18. The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity by Jeffrey Sachs Published: October 4, 2011 Score: 2.41
  19. No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington
    19. No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington by Condoleezza Rice Published: November 1, 2011 Score: 2.34
  20. Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq
    20. Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq by Thomas E. Ricks Published: July 25, 2006 Score: 2.17
  21. The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal
    21. The Accidental Billionaires: The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal by Ben Mezrich Published: July 14, 2009 Score: 2.02
  22. The Manchurian President: Barack Obama's Ties to Communists, Socialists and Other Anti-American Extremists (Library Edition)
    22. The Manchurian President: Barack Obama's Ties to Communists, Socialists and Other Anti-American Extremists (Library Edition) by Aaron Klein, Brenda J. Elliott and Sean Runnette Published: July 5, 2010 Score: 1.96
  23. Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror
    23. Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror by Richard A. Clarke Published: September 14, 2004 Score: 1.82
  24. 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown
    24. 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and the Next Financial Meltdown by Simon Johnson, James Kwak and Erik Synnestvedt Published: March 31, 2010 Score: 1.76
  25. On the Brink: Inside the Race to Stop the Collapse of the Global Financial System
    25. On the Brink: Inside the Race to Stop the Collapse of the Global Financial System by Henry M. Paulson Published: February 1, 2010 Score: 1.64

See also:

  1. US History Books
  2. 19th Century US History Books
  3. US Revolution & Founding Books
  4. 20th Century US History Books
  5. US State & Local History Books
  6. US Civil War Books
  7. US Colonial Period Books
  8. African American History Books
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