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Posts tagged as “Donald Trump”

He Who Must Not Be Named: why is Trump unnamed in so many books?

‘The dictator’, ‘this man’, ‘the president’ – over the last four years, authors have gone out of their way to avoid Trump’s name. But why?During the Trump era – which, all being well, will draw to a close in January – the novel has flourished, with wri...

A Promised Land by Barack Obama review – memoir of a president

Details of historic decision-making amid growing racist resentment feature in this elegant, if restrained, account of life inside the White House To read Barack Obama’s autobiography in the last, snarling days of Donald Trump is to stare into an abyss ...

How will Joe Biden’s presidency affect arts and culture in America?

Trump’s battles with the entertainment industry are unlikely to be repeated with a president who boasts celebrity support and a history of supporting arts fundingFour years ago, as Donald Trump prepared to be sworn in as the 45th president of the Unite...

Positively shocking: Trump’s boasts of help from Sean Connery fall apart

President claimed Bond actor helped him get planning permission for Scottish resortSean Connery, James Bond actor, dies aged 90 It was less licence to **** and more dramatic licence. Donald Trump’s claim that the late Sean Connery assisted him in getti...

Eight of the best books about Donald Trump

From gleeful accounts of his early days touting goods on the Shopping Network to scathing takedowns of his disastrous presidency, here are some must-readsPeter Conrad reviews What Were We Thinking by Carlos LozadaMary L Trump Continue reading...