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Books Written by Sitting Senators


These books, written by senators currently serving in the 116th Congress (2019-2020), range from public policy to fiction to history.

 
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.
 
Marsha Blackburn


Life Equity: Realize Your True Value and Pursue Your Passions at Any Stage in Life. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2008.
 
Michael F. Bennet


The Land of Flickering Lights: Restoring America in an Age of Broken Politics. New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 2019.
 
Cory Booker


United: Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good. New York: Ballantine, 2016.
 
Sherrod Brown


Congress from the Inside: Observations from the Majority and the Minority, 3rd ed. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2004.
Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019.
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.
 
Susan M. Collins


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


Sacred Duty: A Soldier's Tour at Arlington National Cemetery. New York: William Morrow, 2019.
 
Ted Cruz


A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Promise of America. New York: Broadside Books, 2015.
 
Dianne Feinstein


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


Bold & Brave: Ten Heroes Who Won Women the Right to Vote. New York: Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2018.
Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World. New York: Ballantine Books, 2014.
 
Lindsey Graham


My Story. Washington, DC: Paid for by Lindsey Graham, 2015.
 
Kamala Harris


Smart on Crime: A Career Prosecutor's Plan to Make Us Safer. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2009.
Superheroes Are Everywhere. New York: Philomel Books, 2019.
The Truths We Hold: An American Journey. New York: Penguin Press, 2019.
 
Josh Hawley


Theodore Roosevelt: Preacher of Righteousness. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.
 
James Inhofe


The Greatest Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your Future. Washington, DC: WND Books, 2012.
 
Doug Jones


Bending Toward Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights. New York: All Points Books, 2019.
 
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.
A Senator's Eye: Celebrating Maine, Washington, and the Joys of Scraping the Windshield. Yarmouth, ME: Islandport Press, 2018.
 
Amy Klobuchar


The Senator Next Door: A Memoir from the Heartland. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
Uncovering the Dome. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, 1982.
 
Mike Lee


The Freedom Agenda: Why a Balanced Budget Amendment Is Necessary to Restore Constitutional Government. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2011.
Our Lost Constitution: The Willful Subversion of America's Founding Document. New York: Sentinel, 2015.
Why John Roberts Was Wrong about Healthcare: A Conservative Critique of The Supreme Court's Obamacare Ruling. Ebook: Threshold Editions, 2013.
Written Out of History: The Forgotten Founders Who Fought Big Government. New York: Sentinel, 2017.
 
Edward J. Markey


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


The Long Game: A Memoir. New York: Sentinel, 2016.
The U.S. Senate and the Commonwealth: Kentucky Lawmakers and the Evolution of Legislative Leadership. Lexington, KY: University Press of Kentucky, 2019.
 
Robert Menendez


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


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


The Case against Socialism. New York: Broadside Books, 2019.
Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are Being Harassed, Abused, and Imprisoned by the Feds. New York: Center Street, 2012.
Our Presidents and Their Prayers: Proclamations of Faith by America's Leaders. New York: Center Street, 2015.
Taking a Stand: Moving Beyond Partisan Politics to Unite America. New York: Center Street, 2015.
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.
 
Mitt Romney


No Apology: The Case for American Greatness. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2010.
Turnaround: Crisis, Leadership, and the Olympic Games. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2004.
 
Marco Rubio


100 Innovative Ideas for Florida's Future. Washington, DC: Regnery Publishing, 2006.
American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for Everyone. New York: Sentinel, 2015.
An American Son: A Memoir. New York: Sentinel, 2012.
 
Bernard Sanders


Bernie Sanders Guide to Political Revolution. New York: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2017.
Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2016.
Outsider in the House. New York: Verso, 1997.
Outsider in the White House. New York: Verso, 2015.
The Speech: A Historic Filibuster on Corporate Greed and the Decline of Our Middle Class. New York: Nation Books, 2011.
Where We Go from Here: Two Years in the Resistance. New York: Thomas Dunne Books, 2018.
 
Ben Sasse


Them: Why We Hate Each Other--and How to Heal. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2018.
The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis--and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2017.
 
Charles E. Schumer


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


The Friendship Challenge: A Six-Week Guide to True Reconciliation--One Friendship at a Time. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale Momentum, 2018.
Unified: How Our Unlikely Friendship Gives Us Hope for a Divided Country. Carol Stream, IL: Tyndale Momentum, 2018.
 
Kyrsten Sinema


Unite and Conquer: How to Build Coalitions that Win--and Last. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2009.
Who Must Die in Rwanda's Genocide?: The State of Exception Realized. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2015.
 
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.
A Fighting Chance. New York: Metropolitan, Henry Holt and Company, 2014.
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.
This Fight Is Our Fight: The Battle to Save America's Middle Class. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2017.
The Two-Income Trap: Why Middle-Class Parents Are Going Broke. New York: Basic Books, 2004.
 
Sheldon Whitehouse


Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy. New York: The New Press, 2017.
On Virtues: Quotations and Insight to Live a Full, Honorable, and Truly American Life. Avon, MA: Adams Media, 2012.