With the recent opening of the George W. Bush Library, we thought it would be a great opportunity to remind ourselves of former presidents' favorite reading. Here's Bill Clinton's favorite books according to a previous exhibit at his own presidential library:
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou.
Meditations, Marcus Aurelius.
The Denial of Death, Ernest Becker.
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-1963, Taylor Branch.
Living History, Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Lincoln, David Herbert Donald.
The Four Quartets, T.S. Eliot.
Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison.
The Way of the World: From the Dawn of Civilizations to the Eve of the Twenty-First Century, David Fromkin.
One Hundred Years of Solitude, Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
The Cure at Troy: A Version of Sophocles' Philoctetes, Seamus Heaney.
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror and Heroism in Colonial Africa, Adam Hochschild.
The Imitation of Christ, Thomas a Kempis.
Homage to Catalonia, George Orwell.
The Evolution of Civilizations: An Introduction to Historical Analysis, Carroll Quigley.
Moral Man and Immoral Society: A Study in Ethics and Politics, Reinhold Niebuhr.
The Confessions of Nat Turner, William Styron.
Politics as a Vocation, Max Weber.
You Can't Go Home Again, Thomas Wolfe.
Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny, Robert Wright.
The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats, William Butler Yeats.