Books by Niccolo Machiavelli
NPR stories about Niccolo Machiavelli
Tired of trying to break through the filibusters, steep the tea, climb the summits? In an era dominated by partisan shouting, Christine Rosen offers a reading list that should appeal to anyone — conservative and liberal alike — feeling left out of the debate.
Machiavellian. Decades before The Prince was translated into English, the author's name entered the lexicon as a synonym for political scheming. But was Machiavelli a schemer — or a satirist?