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New library books

The following new books about the 2012 presidential election are available at the Grabill Branch of the Allen County Public Library.

“Romney vs. Obama: Election 2012”

by Peter Benoit

Read about the lives and political positions of this year’s Democratic and Republican presidential candidates.

“Selecting a President” by Eleanor Clift and Matthew Spieler

Explains the nuts and bolts of our presidential electoral system while drawing on rich historical anecdotes from past campaigns.

“The Obamas”

by Jodi Kantor

Kantor takes readers deep inside the White House as the Obamas try to grapple with their new roles, change the country, raise children, maintain friendships and figure out what it means to be the first black president and first lady.

“Mitt Romney in His Own Words” compiled

and edited by Phillip Hines

Readers can use a table of contents to look up what Romney said about numerous hot-button topics.

“I Am the Change: Barack Obama and the Crisis of Liberalism”

by Charles Kesler

Kesler offers a sophisticated analysis of the president’s political thought, based on Obama’s own words and writings, to demonstrate that he represents a new birth of liberalism or its demise.

“The Real Romney”

by Michael Kranish,

Scott Helman

From the investigative reporters who have tracked his career for years comes a riveting, no-holds-barred biography of Romney.

“The Great Destroyer: Barack Obama’s War on the Republic”

by David Limbaugh

Limbaugh reveals Obama’s crimes against liberty, exposing his counterfeit image as a champion of bipartisan compromise.

“Mitt Romney: An Inside Look at the Man and His Politics”

by R.B. Scott

The author discusses the family, religion and personal history that shaped Romney’s political beliefs and may drive his actions as president.

– Allen County Public Library