Books Written by Senators in the 113th Congress 

These books, which were written by senators who served in the 113th Congress (2013-2014), range from public policy to fiction to history to children's literature.

 
Lamar Alexander

Friends, Japanese and Tennesseans: A Model of U.S.-Japan Cooperation. New York: Harper and Row, 1986.

Going to War in Sailboats: Why Nuclear Power Beats Windmills for America's Green Energy Future. 2010.

Lamar Alexander's Little Plaid Book. Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press, 1998.

Six Months Off: An American Family's Australian Adventure. New York: William Morrow, 1988.

Steps Along the Way: A Governor's Scrapbook. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1981.

The Tennesseans: A People and Their Land. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1981.

We Know What to Do: A Political Maverick Talks with America. New York: William Morrow, 1995.

 
Roy Blunt

Jobs without People: The Coming Crisis for Missouri's Workforce: Final Report of the Governor's Council on Literacy. Jefferson City, MO: Governor's Advisory Council on Literacy, October 1989.

 
Barbara Boxer

Blind Trust. San Francisco: Chronicle, 2009.

Nine and Counting: The Women of the Senate. New York: Perennial, 2001.

Strangers in the Senate: Politics and the New Revolution of Women in America. Washington, D.C.: National Press Books, 1994.

A Time to Run. San Francisco: Chronicle, 2005.

 
Sherrod Brown

Congress from the Inside: Observations from the Majority and the Minority, 3rd ed. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2004.

Myths of Free Trade: Why American Trade Policy Has Failed. New York: New Press, 2004.

 
Maria Cantwell

Nine and Counting: The Women of the Senate. New York: Perennial, 2001.

 
Dan Coats

Mending Fences: Renewing Justice between Government and Civil Society. Washington, D.C.: Center for Public Justice, 1998.

 
Tom Coburn

Breach of Trust: How Washington Turns Outsiders into Insiders. Nashville: WND Books, 2003.

The Debt Bomb: A Bold Plan to Stop Washington from Bankrupting America. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2012.

 
Susan M. Collins

Nine and Counting: The Women of the Senate. New York: Perennial, 2001.

 
Dianne Feinstein

Nine and Counting: The Women of the Senate. New York: Perennial, 2001.

 
Al Franken

I'm Good Enough, I'm Smart Enough, and Doggone It, People Like Me! Affirmations by Stuart Smalley. New York: Dell Publishing, 1992.

Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right. New York: Dutton, 2003.

Oh, the Things I Know! A Guide to Success, or, Failing That, Happiness. New York: Dutton, 2002.

Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot and Other Observations. New York: Delacorte Press, 1996.

The Truth (With Jokes). New York: Dutton, 2005.

Why Not Me? The Inside Story of the Making and Unmaking of the Franken Presidency. New York: Dell Publishing, 2000.

 
Tom Harkin

Five Minutes to Midnight: Why the Nuclear Threat Is Growing Faster than Ever. New York: Carol Publishing Group, 1990.

 
Orrin G. Hatch

An American, a Mormon, and a Christian: What I Believe. Cedar Fort, Inc./C F I Distribution , 2012.

The Equal Rights Amendment: Myths and Realities. Savant Press, 1983.

Higher Laws: Understanding the Doctrines of Christ. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Co., 1995.

Square Peg: Confessions of a Citizen Senator. New York: Basic Books, 2002.

 
James Inhofe

The Greatest Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your Future. Washington, D.C.: WND Books, 2012.

 
Angus S. King, Jr.

Governor’s Travels: How I Left Politics, Learned to Back Up a Bus, and Found America. Camden, ME: Down East, 2011.

 
Amy Klobuchar

Uncovering the Dome. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, 1982.

 
Mary L. Landrieu

Nine and Counting: The Women of the Senate. New York: Perennial, 2001.

 
Mike Lee

The Freedom Agenda: Why a Balanced Budget Amendment Is Necessary to Restore Constitutional Government. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2011.

 
John McCain

Character Is Destiny: Inspiring Stories Every Young Person Should Know and Every Adult Should Remember. New York: Random House, 2005.

Faith of My Fathers. New York: Random House, 1999.

Hard Call: Great Decisions and the Extraordinary People Who Made Them. New York: Twelve Books, 2007.

Why Courage Matters: The Way to a Braver Life. New York: Random House, 2004.

Worth the Fighting For: A Memoir. New York: Random House, 2002.

 
Edward J. Markey

Nuclear Peril: The Politics of Proliferation. Cambridge, MA: Ballinger Publishing Company, 1982.

 
Robert Menendez

Growing American Roots: Why Our Nation Will Thrive as Our Largest Minority Flourishes. New York: New American Library, 2009.

 
Barbara A. Mikulski

Capitol Offense. New York: Dutton, 1996.

Capitol Venture: A Novel. New York: Dutton, 1997.

Nine and Counting: The Women of the Senate. New York: Perennial, 2001.

 
Patty Murray

Nine and Counting: The Women of the Senate. New York: Perennial, 2001.

 
Bill Nelson

Mission: An American Congressman's Voyage to Space. San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1998.

 
Rand Paul

Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are Being Harassed, Abused, and Imprisoned by the Feds. New York: Center Street, 2012.

The Tea Party Goes to Washington. New York: Center Street, 2011.

 
Rob Portman

Wisdom's Paradise: The Forgotten Shakers of Union Village. Wilmington, OH: Orange Frazer Press, 2004.

 
Harry Reid

The Good Fight: Hard Lessons from Searchlight to Washington. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2008.

Searchlight: The Camp That Didn't Fail. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1998.

 
Marco Rubio

100 Innovative Ideas for Florida's Future. Washington, D.C.: Regnery Publishing, 2006.

An American Son: A Memoir. New York: Sentinel, 2012.

 
Bernard Sanders

Outsider in the House. New York: Verso, 1997.

The Speech: A Historic Filibuster on Corporate Greed and the Decline of Our Middle Class. New York: Nation Books, 2011.

 
Charles E. Schumer

Positively American: Winning Back the Middle-Class Majority One Family at a Time. Emmaus, PA: Rodale Books, 2007.

 
Debbie Stabenow

Nine and Counting: The Women of the Senate. New York: Perennial, 2001.

 
Patrick Toomey

The Road to Prosperity: How to Grow Our Economy and Revive the American Dream. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, 2009.

 
Elizabeth Warren

All Your Worth: The Ultimate Lifetime Money Plan. New York: Free Press, 2005.

As We Forgive Our Debtors: Bankruptcy and Consumer Credit in America. New York: Oxford University Press, 1980.

Bankruptcy and Revised Article 9: Statutory Supplement. New York: Aspen Law and Business, 2001-2002.

Business Bankruptcy. Washington, DC: Federal Judicial Center, 1993.

Chapter 11: Reorganizing American Businesses: Essentials. New York: Aspen Publishers, 2008.

Comprehensive Commercial Law: Statutory Supplement. New York: Aspen Publishers, 2003.

The Fragile Middle Class: Americans in Debt. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000.

The Law of Debtors and Creditors: Text, Cases, and Problems. New York: Aspen Publishers, various editions.

Secured Credit: A Systems Approach . New York: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business, various editions.

The Two-Income Trap: Why Middle-Class Parents Are Going Broke. New York: Basic Books, 2004.

 
Sheldon Whitehouse

On Virtues: Quotations and Insight to Live a Full, Honorable, and Truly American Life. Avon, MA: Adams Media, 2012.