Political memoirs are tricky self-justifying documents. They offer “insider access” yet are infected with an obvious personal and ideological bias. These three volumes here, written by Henry Kissinger, provide a unique perspective into the Nixon White House form the angle of foreign policy. Listed below are Kissinger’s volumes of political memoirs. It offers a unique first person perspective from one of the most controversial elder statesmen in modern history.
White House Years (1979)
Years of Upheaval (1981)
Years of Renewal (1999)
As an added bonus, here is my essay on Kissinger’s portrayal in pop culture.