The Newsmax Rising Bestsellers list will do more than stimulate your mind. These reads may challenge your beliefs, broaden your perspectives, excite your curiosities, or widen your imagination.
These books may not necessarily appear on the official New York Times list of bestsellers, but they're the ones our Newsmax audience is reading, talking about, sharing with friends, and buying.
Here are the Newsmax Rising Bestsellers for the week of Nov. 16, 2020:
- “Citizen Mack: Politics, An Honorable Calling” by Connie Mack (Brown Books Publishing). The former Republican congressman and senator from Florida details his life from a bank executive to a mover and shaker on Capitol Hill in the ‘80s and ‘90s. Mack offers an inside look into the political culture and climate of the nation as it closed out the 20th century and progressed into the 21st. Among the highlights: weighing in on whether to remove President Bill Clinton from office, following his impeachment by the House. (Nonfiction)
- “A Promised Land’’ by Barack Obama (Crown). Obama’s long-awaited, post-presidential memoir chronicles his earliest political aspirations to the pivotal Iowa caucus victory and watershed night of Nov. 4, 2008, when he was elected the nation’s 44th president. He details assembling his cabinet, tackling a global financial crisis, dealing with Vladimir Putin and overcoming the insurmountable odds to secure the Affordable Care Act. (Nonfiction)
- “The Virginia Dynasty: Four Presidents and the Creation of the American Nation” by Lynne Cheney (Viking). The wife of former Vice President Dick Cheney focuses on the leadership of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe. Friends and rivals, they led in securing independence, hammering out the Constitution, and building a working republic and doubling the territory of the United States. Cheney describes how from their disputes came American political parties and the weaponizing of newspapers, the media of the day. (Nonfiction)
- “One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger’’ by Matthew Yglesias (Portfolio). The co-founder of Vox argues for a population boom in the U.S., arguing that America can’t compete with the huge population clusters of the global marketplace by keeping our population static or letting it diminish. The winner in the future world, he says, is going to have more—more ideas, more ambition, more utilization of resources — and more people. (Nonfiction)
- “The Post-Quarantine Church: Six Urgent Challenges and Opportunities That Will Determine the Future of Your Congregation” by Thom S. Rainer (Tyndale Momentum). The founder and CEO of Church Answers points out opportunities the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent quarantines are presenting to parishes. Combing through thousands of surveys of church leaders and in-person consultations, Rainer reveals new and better ways to lead the gathered church, a wide-open door for growing the digital church and strategies for church growth. (Nonfiction)
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