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Machiavelli
Machiavelli

Boucheron, Patrick; Wood, Willard

In a series of poignant vignettes, a preeminent historian makes a compelling case for Machiavelli as an unjustly maligned figure with valuable political insights that resonate as strongly today as they did in his time.

Whenever a tempestuous period in history begins,...
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The Scientist and the Spy
The Scientist and the Spy

Mara Hvistendahl

A riveting true story of industrial espionage in which a Chinese-born scientist is pursued by the U.S. government for trying to steal trade secrets, by a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in nonfiction. In September 2011, sheriff's deputies in Iowa encountered three ethnic Chinese men near...
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Why We're Polarized
Why We're Polarized

Ezra Klein

The New York Times Bestseller The Wall Street Journal Bestseller "Few books are as well-matched to the moment of their publication as Ezra Klein's Why We're Polarized." —Dan Hopkins, The Washington Post "It is likely to become the political book of the year....Powerful [and] intelligent."...
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Arguing with Zombies
Arguing with Zombies

Paul Krugman

An accessible, compelling introduction to today's major policy issues from the New York Times columnist, best-selling author, and Nobel prize–winning economist Paul Krugman. There is no better guide than Paul Krugman to basic economics, the ideas that animate much of our public policy....
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Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future
Arguing with Zombies: Economics, Politics, and the Fight for a Better Future

Krugman, Paul

An accessible, compelling introduction to today’s major policy issues from the New York Times columnist, best-selling author, and Nobel prize–winning economist Paul Krugman.

There is no better guide than Paul Krugman to basic economics, the ideas...

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The Bomb
The Bomb

Kaplan, Fred

From the author the classic The Wizards of Armageddon and Pulitzer Prize finalist comes the definitive history of American policy on nuclear war—and Presidents’ actions in nuclear crises—from Truman to Trump.

Fred Kaplan, hailed by The New York...
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Profiles in Corruption
Profiles in Corruption

Peter Schweizer

Washington insiders operate by a proven credo: when a Peter Schweizer book drops, duck and brace for impact.For over a decade, the work of five-time New York Times bestselling investigative reporter Peter Schweizer has sent shockwaves through the political universe. Clinton Cash revealed...
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The Age of Entitlement
The Age of Entitlement

Caldwell, Christopher

A major American intellectual makes the historical case that the reforms of the 1960s, reforms intended to make the nation more just and humane, instead left many Americans feeling alienated, despised, misled—and ready to put an adventurer in the White House.

Christopher...
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