Nonfiction. "Why we hate each other and how to heal." Conservative perspective on what our nation needs.
Ben Sass, currently US Senator for Nebraska, is also an academic-- government degree from Harvard, a year at Oxford, and US History and philosophy PhD from Yale, college president, author. His writing tracks as that of a college professor-- laying out historical data, perspectives, explaining how different segments of society evolved in their thinking.
Conservatives will read this book and say "yes, you get me!" Progressives will have a better understanding how and why people think differently from them. Very readable and worth your time, even if if doesn't change any beliefs.
To have a full picture of how this cultural divide happened, read Them with Why We're Polarized, by Ezra Klien, journalist. political analyst, co-founder of Vox.