Trump’s tremendous, totally real favorite books list
Obama’s not the only one that can drop a reading list. Trump reads all the books. The best books, in fact!
Obama’s full 2019 book list includes:
- “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power” by Shoshana Zuboff
- “The Anarchy: The Relentless Rise of the East India Company” by William Dalrymple
- “Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee” by Casey Cep
- “Girl, Woman, Other” by Bernardine Evaristo
- “The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present” by David Treuer
- “How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy” by Jenny Odell
- “Lost Children Archive” by Valeria Luiselli
- “Lot: Stories” by Bryan Washington
- “Normal People” by Sally Rooney
- “The Orphan Master’s Son” by Adam Johnson
- “The Yellow House” by Sarah M. Broom
- “Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland” by Patrick Radden Keefe
- “Solitary” by Albert Woodfox
- “The Topeka School” by Ben Lerner
- “Trick Mirror: Reflections on Self-Delusion” by Jia Tolentino
- “Trust Exercise” by Susan Choi
- “We Live in Water: Stories” by Jess Walter
- “A Different Way to Win: Dan Rooney’s Story from the Super Bowl to the Rooney Rule” by Jim Rooney
- “The Sixth Man” by Andre Iguodala
Trump’s reading list:
- “The Art of the Deal” by Donald J. Trump and Tony Schwartz“The Art of Deal “is the most important book of Trump’s presidency. Without this book, Trump wouldn’t be branded as the world’s most famous businessman, and there would be no “Apprentice” show, which means he probably wouldn’t have the fame that landed him in the White House. Schwartz has gone on record numerous times saying that writing this book was his biggest mistake. I agree.
- “Triggered” by Donald Trump, Jr.“Triggered” was released in November by the president’s oldest son. I’m pretty sure Trump didn’t read this book, as it’s the only book on the list that I haven’t and wont read; however, it made it here because Trump looks just like the guy on the cover, and we all know how much he loves himself.
- “Hair Love” by Matthew A. Cherry & Vashti HarrisonAccording to Trump, he is the “least racist person you have ever met” and has proudly stated, “The blacks love me,” on more than one occasion. We also know that he is famous for and loves his hair, that off-blonde, slicked-back, bounce-less helmet has garnered as much attention if not more than his presidency – so the brilliant 2019 book by Cherry and Harrison has to be on the list as it gives the president a chance to celebrate his two favorite things: the blacks and hair.
- “The Cat in the Hat” by Dr. SeussIf you ever watched a Trump rally, you’d notice that he doesn’t use many words, the ideas are simple, and the messages are straightforward. And though the 1957 classic by Dr. Seuss is more timeless than a pointless Trump speech, the president has also mastered messaging in a similarly simple and fun way. “The Cat and the Hat” matches Trump’s reading level perfectly, and I bet if he had started reading the book on his own, a little after his inauguration, he could probably finish by the time the Senate removes him from office: never.
- “Mein Kampf” by Adolf HitlerA book by Hitler to cap off the list because to many of us, he and Trump are essentially the same person.