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With the U.S. presidential race in its final days, here are three great books that capture the campaign spirit:

The Making of the President, 1960 by Theodore H. White (Pocket Books; 481 pages) The classic election read — a riveting account of one of the closest contests in U.S. history, and a manual for understanding American politics.

Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72 by Hunter S. Thompson (Flamingo; 480 pages) Thompson's gonzo take on Nixon's second campaign set the style for a generation of young reporters.

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