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Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash

Richard Lourie · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An electrifying and timely book, by leading Russian expert Richard Lourie, that explores Putin's failures and whether Trump's election gives Putin extraordinarily dangerous opportunities in our mad new world.For reasons that are made clear in this book, Putin's Russia will collapse just...
 
 
American Dialogue: The Founding Fathers and Us

Joseph J Ellis · Knopf
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The award-winning author of Founding Brothers and The Quartet now gives us a deeply insightful examination of the relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams to some of the most divisive issues in America today.The story of history is a ceaseless...
 
 
Enough Said: What's Gone Wrong with the Language of Politics?

Mark Thompson · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

There's a crisis of trust in politics across the western world. Public anger is rising and faith in conventional political leaders and parties is falling. Anti-politics, and the anti-politicians, have arrived. In Enough Said, President and CEO of The New York Times Company Mark Thompson...
 
 
Cypherpunks: Freedom and the Future of the Internet

Julian Assange · OR Books
Pages: 185
Format: Print book

Cypherpunks are activists who advocate the widespread use of strong cryptography (writing in code) as a route to progressive change. Julian Assange, the editor-in-chief of and visionary behind WikiLeaks, has been a leading voice in the cypherpunk movement since its inception in the 1980s.Now,...
 
 
Fascism

MADELEINE ALBRIGHT · Harper
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From one of the most admired international leaders, comes a timely, considered, and personal look at the history and current resurgence of fascism today and the virulent threat it poses to international freedom, prosperity, and peace. At the end of the 1980s, when the Cold War ended, many,...
 
 
Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out

RUTH KING · Sounds True
Pages: 280
Format: Paperback

How to grow our inner capacity to face racial ignorance and suffering with a wise and caring heart "Racism is a heart disease," writes Ruth King, "and it's curable." Exploring a crucial topic seldom addressed in meditation instruction, this revered teacher takes...
 
 
The Age of Garvey: How a Jamaican Activist Created a Mass Movement and Changed Global Black Politics

Adam Ewing · Princeton University Press
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

Jamaican activist Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) organized the Universal Negro Improvement Association in Harlem in 1917. By the early 1920s, his program of African liberation and racial uplift had attracted millions of supporters, both in the United States and abroad. The Age of Garvey presents...
 
 
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power

Jimmy Carter · Simon & Schuster
Format: Paperback

In the highly acclaimed bestselling A Call to Action, President Jimmy Carter addresses the world’s most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: the ongoing discrimination and violence against women and girls.President Carter was encouraged to write this book...
 
 
Heavy: An American Memoir

Kiese Laymon · Scribner
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

In this powerful and provocative memoir, genre-bending essayist and novelist Kiese Laymon explores what the weight of a lifetime of secrets, lies, and deception does to a black body, a black family, and a nation teetering on the brink of moral collapse.Kiese Laymon is a fearless writer....
 
 
Visible Man: The Life of Henry Dumas

JEFFREY B LEAK · University of Georgia Press
Pages: 212
Format: Paperback

Henry Dumas (1934-1968) was a writer who did not live to see most of his fiction and poetry in print. A son of Sweet Home, Arkansas, and Harlem, he devoted himself to the creation of a black literary cosmos, one in which black literature and culture were windows into the human condition....
 
 
The List: A Week-by-Week Reckoning of Trump's First Year

Amy Siskind · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

The shocking first-draft history of the Trump regime, and its clear authoritarian impulses, based on the viral Internet phenom "The Weekly List."In the immediate aftermath of Donald Trump's election as president, Amy Siskind, a former Wall Street executive and the founder of The New Agenda,...
 
 
Tyrant

STEPHEN GREENBLATT · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

World-renowned Shakespeare scholar Stephen Greenblatt explores the playwright's insight into bad (and often mad) rulers.As an aging, tenacious Elizabeth I clung to power, a talented playwright probed the social causes, the psychological roots, and the twisted consequences of tyranny....
 
 
The Forgotten: How the People of One Pennsylvania County Elected Donald Trump and Changed America

BEN BRADLEE · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Named one of the "juiciest political books to come in 2018" by Entertainment Weekly.An up-close look at the voters of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, who decisively swung the state for Donald J. Trump, and an examination of the role of the President's base as the midterm elections...
 
 
Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

Chris Matthews · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A revealing new portrait of Robert F. Kennedy that gets closer to the man than any book before, by bestselling author Chris Matthews, an esteemed Kennedy expert and anchor of MSNBC's Hardball.With his bestselling biography Jack Kennedy, Chris Matthews shared a new look of one of America's...
 
 
The New Koreans: The Story of a Nation

Michael Breen · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

Just a few decades ago, the Koreans were an impoverished, agricultural people. In one generation they moved from the fields to Silicon Valley. The nature and values of the Korean people provide the background for a more detailed examination of the complex history of the country, in particular...