The Root Recommends: 'The GQ Candidate'

Atria Books

With sex scandals and sticky presidential campaigns, The GQ Candidate reads more like a RSS feed than a novel. This latest work from author and political analyst Keli Goff exposes the private life of Luke Cooper, an aspiring presidential hopeful whose good looks and selfless mentality bring him closer to the Oval Office. Luke's historic presidential campaign, however, is threatened by a past scandal that rears its head.

While fiction, Goff's The GQ Candidate gives readers the much-desired insider's glance at both the jubilance and agony of a presidential candidacy.


Previous recommendation: 'Life, Above All.'

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