GOOD Books: Life on the Campaign Trail

These books give readers an inside look into what campaigns are really like, from the mundane to the ridiculous.

The 2012 Republican primaries commenced this week and already the election has seen political scandals worthy of the books. From Herman Cain’s sexual harassment charges, to Newt Gingrich’s open marriage proposal to Stephen Colbert’s joke campaign, this political season is one you will not want to miss.

Here is a list of books that attempt to give you an inside look into what the campaign trail is really like. Some are fiction and some are non-fiction but they all seek to paint a picture of the truly dramatic, scandalous and stressful lives of America’s politicians.