In Her Own Words: Sandra Day O’Connor

Sandra Day O’Connor, the first female Supreme Court Justice, passed away on December 1. Born in El Paso, Texas, and raised in Arizona, O’Connor wrote several books describing her childhood as well as her life as a Supreme Court Justice. Here are the books she’s written in our collection. 

LAZY B: GROWING UP ON A CATTLE RANCH IN THE AMERICAN SOUTHWEST (DB 53655, BR 15666)
MAJESTY OF THE LAW: REFLECTIONS OF A SUPREME COURT JUSTICE (DB 56444)
OUT OF ORDER: STORIES FROM THE HISTORY OF THE SUPREME COURT (DB 76471)

In Their Own Words – Books Written by 2020 Presidential Candidates

The Talking Book Program is committed to providing information to our patrons so that they can make educated and informed decisions. The pool of candidates for the 2020 Presidential election is large, and many of the candidates have published books on their political viewpoints. Here is a list of presidential candidates and books they have authored. Included are all of the candidates for whom we have books in our collection.

Michael Bennet
LAND OF FLICKERING LIGHTS: RESTORING AMERICA IN AN AGE OF BROKEN POLITICS
IN PROCESS

Joe Biden
PROMISES TO KEEP: ON LIFE AND POLITICS
DB 67337

Cory Booker
UNITED: THOUGHTS ON FINDING COMMON GROUND AND ADVANCING THE COMMON GOOD
DB 83698

Pete Buttigieg
SHORTEST WAY HOME: ONE MAYOR’S CHALLENGE AND A MODEL FOR AMERICA’S FUTURE
DB 94274

Julian Castro
AN UNLIKELY JOURNEY: WAKING UP FROM MY AMERICAN DREAM
IN PROCESS

Kirsten Gillibrand OFF THE SIDELINES: RAISE YOUR VOICE, CHANGE THE WORLD
DB   79420

Kamala Harris
TRUTHS WE HOLD: AN AMERICAN JOURNEY
DB   93761, LB 10803

SUPERHEROES ARE EVERYWHERE
DB   93760

Amy Klobuchar
SENATOR NEXT DOOR: A MEMOIR FROM THE HEARTLAND
DBC 02806

Bernie Sanders
OUR REVOLUTION: A FUTURE TO BELIEVE IN
DB   86770

BERNIE SANDERS GUIDE TO POLITICAL REVOLUTION
DB   89076

WHERE WE GO FROM HERE: TWO YEARS IN THE RESISTANCE
DB   93373

Donald Trump
TRUMP: THE ART OF THE DEAL
DB   26956

TRUMP: SURVIVING AT THE TOP
DB   32249

TRUMP: THE ART OF THE COMEBACK
DB   45334

TRUMP: HOW TO GET RICH
DB   58051

WHY WE WANT YOU TO BE RICH: TWO MEN–ONE MESSAGE
DB   64018

THINK BIG AND KICK ASS IN BUSINESS AND LIFE
DB   66388

GREAT AGAIN: HOW TO FIX OUR CRIPPLED AMERICA
DB 96296

SPANISH LANGUAGE
SECRETO DEL EXITO EN EL TRABAJO Y EN LA VIDA
DB 81976

TRUMP: LOS MEJORES CONSEJOS DE BIENES RAICES QUE HE RECIBIDO
DB 84973

Elizabeth Warren
FIGHTING CHANCE
DB   78668

Marianne Williamson
RETURN TO LOVE: REFLECTIONS ON THE PRINCIPLES OF A COURSE IN MIRACLES
DB 34516

WOMAN’S WORTH
DB 36954

ILLUMINATA: THOUGHTS, PRAYERS, RITES OF PASSAGE
DB 40220

EVERYDAY GRACE: HAVING HOPE, FINDING FORGIVENESS, AND MAKING MIRACLES
DB 55534

AGE OF MIRACLES: EMBRACING THE NEW MIDLIFE
DB 66056

COURSE IN WEIGHT LOSS: 21 SPIRITUAL LESSONS FOR SURRENDERING YOUR WEIGHT FOREVER
DB 72127

Andrew Yang
WAR ON NORMAL PEOPLE: THE TRUTH ABOUT AMERICA’S DISAPPEARING JOBS AND WHY UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME IS OUR FUTURE
DB   90939



In Their Own Words – Books Written by 2016 Presidential Candidates

The pool of candidates for the 2016 Presidential election is broad, and many of the candidates have published books that discuss their political and personal views. Here is a list of some of the 2016 presidential candidates and non-fiction books that they have authored.

Unfortunately, not all of the candidates have authored books, and some of them have written books that haven’t been recorded by the National Library Service and are not available in Braille. This list, in alphabetical order by candidates’ names, includes all of the books written by presidential hopefuls that are currently available via TBP.

Harry Braun

THE PHOENIX PROJECT: AN ENERGY TRANSITION TO RENEWABLE RESOURCES
AVAILABLE FROM INTERLIBARY LOAN

Ben Carson

AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL: REDISCOVERING WHAT MADE THIS NATION GREAT
DB   76329

GIFTED HANDS
DB 36784

ONE NATION: WHAT WE CAN ALL DO TO SAVE AMERICA’S FUTURE
DB   79695

Hilary Clinton

HARD CHOICES (DECISIONES DIFICILES)
DB   79036  Also in Spanish: DB   77983

LIVING HISTORY (HISTORIA VIVA)
DB 55882 Also in Spanish: DB 60983

Mike Huckabee

DEAR CHANDLER, DEAR SCARLETT: A GRANDFATHER’S THOUGHTS ON FAITH, FAMILY AND THE THINGS THAT MATTER MOST
BR   19848

SIMPLE CHRISTMAS: TWELVE STORIES THAT CELEBRATE THE TRUE HOLIDAY
DB   69899

SIMPLE GOVERNMENT: TWELVE THINGS WE REALLY NEED FROM WASHINGTON (AND A TRILLION THAT WE DON’T)
DB   73461

John Kasich

EVERY OTHER MONDAY: TWENTY YEARS OF LIFE, LUNCH, FAITH AND FRIENDSHIP
DB 81574 IN PROCESS

Rick Perry

FED UP! OUR FIGHT TO SAVE AMERICA FROM WASHINGTON
DB   73851

Marco Rubio

AMERICAN SON: A MEMOIR (HIJO AMERICANO)
DB   75113           Also in Spanish: DB   74960

Rick Santorum

IT TAKES A FAMILY: CONSERVATISM AND THE COMMON GOOD
DB   61613

Donald Trump

THINK BIG AND KICK ASS IN BUSINESS AND LIFE
DB 66388

TRUMP: HOW TO GET RICH
DB 58051 (BARD)

TRUMP: THE ART OF THE COMEBACK
DB 45334 (BARD)

TRUMP: THE ART OF THE DEAL
DB 26956 (BARD)

WHY WE WANT YOU TO BE RICH: TWO MEN–ONE MESSAGE
DB 64018 (BARD)

Scott Walker

UNINTIMIDATED: A GOVERNOR’S STORY AND A NATION’S CHALLENGE
DIP  98634 IN PROCESS

Jim Webb

BORN FIGHTING: HOW THE SCOTS-IRISH SHAPED AMERICA
DB   61597 (BARD)