What Happened
Hillary Clinton
Contributed by Nina Calhoun
Reviews

By Jennifer Senior, The New York Times, published on September 12, 2017 (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/12/books/review-hillary-clinton-what-happened.html)

In Senior's opinion, it is hard to define this book by a specific theme. Because of that, he refers to it as a multitude of books with contains information about her feelings after her election lost, a manifesto for the feminist inside her, a rant against everyone who compromised the election and nevertheless a presentation of the fight with Trump.

The story doesn't focus only on the 2016 election but also on Hillary's history and everything that happened after the election too. The first two chapters are described by the writer as being a little bit dramatic but the interesting information is hidden in the other chapters. As the title of the book mentions, it represents Clinton's version of what happened which makes the reader question some of the facts. 

No matter what, the election in 2016 is still something we are going to talk about in the upcoming years. Even though Clinton won in terms of popular votes it was still not enough to make her the first president on the United States.

By Sarah Jones, The New Republic, published on September 13, 2017 (https://newrepublic.com/article/144797/hillary-clinton-doesnt-get)

Sarah Jones from The New Republic doesn't agree with the other journalists. In her opinion What happened is nothing else but a book which presents ut Hillary's coping strategies rather than actual information about the campaign and what went wrong.  Because of that, she describes the book as being written for Hillary's fan rather than the people who are interested in politics and want to get more in-depth information regarding the 2016 election.

 Even though there is a chapter in the book which presents a variety of things that went wrong, in Sarah's opinion she is doing nothing else then pointing fingers. But if it were, to sum up, all these factors, they would still not be enough to explain why she lost. So because of that, the book lacks the real information which makes it little probable to ever be considered a political history book.

In the end, what Hillary does is selling messages of hope in order to convince the people that the country they live in is doing well. But in the end, this proves that she is no different than the other politicians who use the same cliché.

By Tina Jordan, Entertainment Weekly, published on September 12, 2017 (http://ew.com/books/2017/09/12/hillary-clinton-memoir-what-happened-revealing-lines/)

Tina Jordan prepares a full article where she offers the reader the opportunity to recall the 12 most important elements from the What happened book. The list includes finding methods to pass over the election, her relationship with the previous president, the need of a woman leader, explanation of the email scandal, the impact James Comey's letter had,  on how Kate McKinnon opened the first post-election Saturday Night Live, on how she was a staff of Jimmy Carter's campaign a long time ago, her relation with Bernie Sander, her private life such as her marriage and friendship and nevertheless the media impact.

In the writer's opinion, even though she agrees that the book is very subjective and focuses more on feelings and personal opinion, she considers that Hillary has the right to express these moods in her books because she is the first woman candidate for President. She continues by stating that most of the people who are against this book are the ones who didn't read it because in the journalist's opinion the memoir contains information that could explain some of the misunderstandings we had during the election day.

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