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Capitol Hill in Fiction

The topics below lead to annotated bibliographies of books on the Senate, House, and Capitol Hill. For an entertaining look at the Senate in film and literature, read (in pdf) Senator Robert C. Byrd's discussion of a special group of senators who “although widely known in their time … are completely unfamiliar to most current members … a colorful, vibrant, compelling group who captured national attention by thrilling deeds–and misdeeds.”

Detective Stories

Historical Fiction

Murder Mysteries

Roman à Clef




Senators and Their Families as Authors