Celebrity Picks: Garry Trudeau's Favorite Reads of 2016

GBT photo-225It takes a visionary to predict a presidential candidate's run for the White House almost 30 years before it happens, and Trudeau did just that in 1987 with Donald Trump. The Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist has long had his finger firmly set on the political pulse with his long-running "Doonesbury" strip. His collection of Trump-focused cartoons, Yuge!: 30 Years of Doonesbury on Trump, is a masterwork of satire and prescience.

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Garry Trudeau's Favorite Reads of 2016

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Redeployment by Phil Klay
As vivid as tracer rounds, these short stories from a Marine veteran may comprise the best fiction to emerge from the Iraq War to date.
 

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Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger
A Theory of Everything that argues that communality is in our DNA. It turns out we’re born liberal, and with good reason.
 

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When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi
An uncommonly gifted writer, who also happens to be a brilliant neurosurgeon, contemplates his own death. Will take your breath away.
 

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