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 Books Written by Senators in the 112th Congress

These books, which were written by senators who served in the 112th Congress (2011-2012), 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.
Scott Brown
Against All Odds: My Life of Hardship, Fast Breaks, and Second Chances. New York: Harper, 2011.
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.
Jim DeMint
The Great American Awakening: Two Years that Changed America, Washington, and Me. Nashville: B&H Books, 2011.
Now or Never: Saving America from Economic Collapse. New York: Center Street, 2012.
Saving Freedom: We Can Stop America's Slide into Socialism. Nashville: Fidelis Books, 2009.
Why We Whisper: Restoring Our Right to Say It's Wrong. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2008.
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
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.
Kay Bailey Hutchison
American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country. New York: William Morrow, 2004.
Leading Ladies: American Trailblazers. New York: HarperCollins, 2007.
Nine and Counting: The Women of the Senate. New York: Perennial, 2001.
James Inhofe
The Greatest Hoax: How the Global Warming Conspiracy Threatens Your Future. Washington, D.C.: WND Books, 2012.
Daniel K. Inouye
Journey to Washington. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1967.
John F. Kerry
A Call to Service. New York: Viking, 2003.
The New Soldier. New York: Macmillan, 1971.
The New War: The Web of Crime that Threatens America's Security. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1997.
Our Plan for America: Stronger at Home, Respected in the World. New York: PublicAffairs, 2004.
This Moment on Earth: Today's New Environmentalists and Their Vision for the Future. New York: PublicAffairs, 2007.
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.
Joseph I. Lieberman
An Amazing Adventure: Joe and Hadassah's Personal Notes on the 2000 Campaign. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2003.
Child Support in America: Practical Advice for Negotiating--and Collecting--a Fair Settlement. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1986.
The Gift of Rest: Rediscovering the Beauty of the Sabbath. Nashville: Howard Books, 2011.
In Praise of Public Life. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2000.
The Legacy: Connecticut Politics, 1930-1980. Cambridge, MA: Spoonwood Press, 1981.
The Power Broker: A Biography of John M. Bailey, Modern Political Boss. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1966.
The Scorpion and the Tarantula: The Struggle to Control Atomic Weapons, 1945-1949. Boston: Houghton MIfflin, 1970.
Richard G. Lugar
Adapting NATO's Deterrent Posture. Washington, D.C.: Center for Strategic and International Studies, Georgetown University, 1985.
Indianapolis: Crossroads of the American Dream. Memphis: Towery Publishing, 1996.
Letters to the Next President, 2nd ed. Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse, 2004.
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.
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.
Olympia J. Snowe
Nine and Counting: The Women of the Senate. New York: Perennial, 2001.
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.
Jim Webb
Born Fighting: How the Scots-Irish Shaped America. New York: Broadway Books, 2004.
A Country Such as This. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1983.
The Emperor's General: A Novel. New York: Broadway Books, 1999.
Fields of Fire: A Novel. New York: Prentice-Hall, 1978.
Lost Soldiers. New York: Bantam Books, 2001.
Micronesia and the U.S. Pacific Strategy: A Blueprint for the 1980s. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1974.
A Sense of Honor. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1981.
Something to Die For. New York: Morrow, 1991.
A Time to Fight: Reclaiming a Fair and Just America. New York: Broadway Books, 2008.