72 V. Best Books for 2018 • Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes: Throughout the U.S. presiden- tial campaign of 2016, reporters Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes spoke with numerous members of the Clinton campaign on the understanding that the conversations were off-the-record until after the campaign. Now, they have published a tell-all tale. • Titanic: A Perfect Crime by Patrea Patrick: This is a novel that describes one of the theo- ries of how the Titanic sank. • Gotcha Capitalism by Bob Sullivan: Gotcha Capitalism, according to the book’s author, Bob Sullivan, represents the latest evolution in capitalist business tactics designed to extract the most profits possible in the form of “sneaky fees.” • The Reporter Who Knew Too Much by Mark Shaw: Earlier this year, the New York Post reported that the Manhattan District Attorney’s office had opened an investigation into the death of Dorothy Kilgallen, who died 51 years ago while investigating the death of President John F. Kennedy. • Dark Money by Jane Mayer: In U.S. poli- tics, “dark money” is money given to social welfare and trade association not-for-profit groups and funneled to think tanks with a goal of influencing elections and government policies. Spending by organizations that do not disclose their donors has increased significantly and is having a powerful impact on American politics. • Tracking Mr. Global by Thomas Hupp: Hupp writes about the topics and sources that would best inform the seeker of truth about governance. • Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products by Nir Eyal: This book examines the attributes of modern technological prod- ucts and services that make them so compel- ling that users form a habitual relationship with them and use them over and over. • Esoteric Hollywood: Sex, Cults and Sym- bols in Film by Jay Dyer: Dyer has pub- lished a significant new review of the rela- tionship between Hollywood, geopolitics, the CIA, and the covert world told through the prism of twenty movie reviews that take you deeper than most readers are used to going. • Technocracy Rising—The Trojan Horse of Global Transformation by Patrick Wood: Wood documents the Orwellian combination of invasive digital technology and covert operations and finance to build a new form of centralized governance to succeed where communism failed.