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Our Own Worst Enemy: The Assault from within on Modern Democracy

Tom Nichols · ‎Oxford University Press; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

A contrarian yet highly engaging account of the spread of illiberal and anti-democratic sentiment throughout our culture that places responsibility on the citizens themselves.Over the past three decades, citizens of democracies who claim to value freedom, tolerance, and the rule of law have...
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American Schism: How the Two Enlightenments Hold the Secret to Healing our Nation

Evan Osnos · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

Two disparate Americas have always coexisted. In this thoroughly researched, engaging and ultimately hopeful story of our nation's divergent roots, Seth David Radwell clearly links the fascinating history of the two American Enlightenments to our raging political division. He also demonstrates...
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Resistance: How Women Saved Democracy from Donald Trump

Jennifer Rubin · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Shattered and Game Change, Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin provides an insider's look at how women across the political spectrum carried a revolution to the ballot box and defeated Donald Trump, based on interviews with key figures such as Kamala Harris,...
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Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy

Nathaniel Philbrick · Viking
Format: Hardcover

When George Washington became president in 1789, the United States of America was still a loose and quarrelsome confederation and a tentative political experiment. Washington undertook a tour of the ex-colonies to talk to ordinary citizens about his new government, and to imbue in them...
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Frankly, We Did Win This Election: The Inside Story of How Trump Lost

Michael C Bender · Twelve
Format: Hardcover

Beginning with President Trump's first impeachment and ending with his second, FRANKLY, WE DID WIN THIS ELECTION chronicles the inside-the-room deliberations between Trump and his campaign team as they opened 2020 with a sleek political operation built to harness a surge of momentum...
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The State Must Provide: Why America's Colleges Have Always Been Unequal--and How to Set Them Right

Adam Harris · Ecco
Format: Hardcover

The definitive history of the pervasiveness of racial inequality in American higher educationAmerica's colleges and universities have a shameful secret: they have never given Black people a fair chance to succeed. From its inception, our higher education system was not built on equality...
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Lighting the Fires of Freedom: African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement

Janet Dewart Bell · The New Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Recommended by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Book Riot and Autostraddle Nominated for a 50th NAACP IMAGE Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Debut Author.A groundbreaking collection based on oral histories that plumbs the leadership of African American women in the twentieth-century...
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Ladyparts: A Memoir

Deborah Copaken · Random House
Format: Hardcover

I'm crawling around on the bathroom floor, picking up pieces of myself. These pieces are not a metaphor. They are actual pieces. Twenty years after the publication of her iconic Shutterbabe, we remeet Deborah Copaken at her darkly comedic nadir: battered, broke, divorcing, dissected,...
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The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden

Peter L. Bergen · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

In The Rise and Fall of Osama bin Laden, Peter Bergen provides the first reevaluation of the man responsible for precipitating America's long wars with al-Qaeda and its descendants, capturing bin Laden in all the dimensions of his life: as a family man, as a zealot, as a battlefield...
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Bringing Up Race

Uju Asika · ‎Sourcebooks
Format: Paperback

"Uju Asika has written a necessary book for our times." -- Chika Unigwe, author of On Black Sisters' StreetYou can't avoid it, because it's everywhere. In the looks Black kids get in certain spaces, the manner in which some people speak to them, the stuff that goes...
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