“Engaging and inspiring . . . Reading this book should make you want to vote.” —Barack Obama
“Engaging . . . An invaluable tool for all of us who yearn to move beyond the confusing level of political discussion in our contentious era . . . An intelligent nonpartisan guide.” —Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize—winning presidential historian and author of Team of Rivals
“Weather you are a Democrat, Republican, or somewhere in between, this book is an invaluable guide to the state of the political world today. If you want to nkow what’s really going on, What You Should Know About Politics . . . But Don’t is a must read.” —Bob Dole, former U.S. Senate majority leader and Republican presidential nominee
“Deeply insightful . . . Written in language as clear as it is elegant. A remarkable achievement.” —Walter Mondale, former U.S. vice president and Democratic presidential nominee
About the Author
Jessamyn Conrad was raised in North Dakota and Minnesota. With degrees from Harvard and Cambridge Universities, she is currently pursuing a doctorate at Columbia University. She lives in New York City.
Martin Garbus is one of the country’s top trial lawyers, as well as an author and sought-after speaker, called “legendary” by Time and “one of the worlds finest trial lawyers” by The Guardian. An expert at every level of civil and criminal trial, and litigation, he has appeared before the United States Supreme Court in leading First Amendment cases, and his cases have established precedents there and in other courts throughout the country. An international observer in foreign elections, he was also selected by President Jimmy Carter to observe and report on the elections in Venezuela and Nicaragua.