Peril is a non-fiction book by Bob Woodward. It covers the final months of the George W. Bush administration and the early months of Barack Obama’s presidency, including topics such as the global financial crisis, America’s wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the inauguration of Barack Obama.
For who is this book for ?
This book would be perfect for a history lover or someone who is interested in politics.
- It gives a detailed overview of the inner workings of the Bush administration and Obama’s transition team
- It provides insights into how decisions are made in times of crisis
- It is well written and easy to read
- It is dense and may be difficult for the average reader to get through.
- The material covered is quite dry, and does not lend itself to easy reading.
- It focuses on political machinations and might not be of interest to some readers.
Learn more about the author
Bob Woodward is an American investigative journalist and non-fiction author. He has worked for The Washington Post since 1971, where he began as a police reporter.
“A riveting and revealing account of the final months of the George W. Bush administration and Barack Obama’s historic first days in office.”
“This isn’t just another political book. Peril is Woodward’s masterpiece; a thrilling, compelling account of the last days of the George W Bush administration and the dawn of Barack Obama’s presidency.”
“While I have never been a fan of Mr. Woodward’s work, this book was exceptionally well done…An excellent recounting of the end days of the Bush presidency and start to Obama.”
“Peril is a nonfiction book by Bob Woodward that covers the final months of the George W. Bush administration and the early months of Barack Obama’s presidency…I found it enjoyable and informative.”