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Four Walls and a Roof: The Complex Nature of a Simple Profession

Reinier de Graaf · Harvard University Press
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

Architecture, we like to believe, is an elevated art form that shapes the world as it pleases. Four Walls and a Roof challenges this notion, presenting a candid account of what it is really like to work as an architect.Drawing on his own tragicomic experiences in the field, Reinier de Graaf...
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Stealing America: What My Experience with Criminal Gangs Taught Me about Obama, Hillary, and the Democratic Party

Dinesh D'Souza · Broadside Books
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

WHY HILLARY, OBAMA, AND THE ENTIRE DEMOCRATIC PARTY ARE NO BETTER THAN A GANG OF THIEVESIn the fall of 2014, outspoken author and filmmaker Dinesh D Souza found himself hauled into federal court for improperly donating money to an old friend s Senate campaign. D Souza pleaded guilty and was sentenced...
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If I Survive: Frederick Douglass and Family in the Walter O. Evans Collection

Celeste-Marie Bernier · Edinburgh University Press
Pages: 860
Format: Hardcover

While the many public lives of Frederick Douglass - as the representative - 'fugitive slave', autobiographer, orator, abolitionist, reformer, philosopher and statesman - are lionised worldwide, If I Survive sheds light on the private life of Douglass the family man. For the first...
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Behold, America: The Entangled History of "America First" and "the American Dream"

Sarah Churchwell · Basic Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The unknown history of two ideas crucial to the struggle over what America stands forIn Behold, America, Sarah Churchwell offers a surprising account of twentieth-century Americans' fierce battle for the nation's soul. It follows the stories of two phrases--the "American dream"...
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Reckless: Henry Kissinger and the Tragedy of Vietnam

Robert K. Brigham · PublicAffairs
Pages: 304
Format: eBook

Henry Kissinger's role in the Vietnam War prolonged the American tragedy and doomed the government of South Vietnam The American war in Vietnam was concluded in 1973 after eight years of fighting, bloodshed, and loss. Yet the terms of the truce that ended the war were effectively identical...
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Fear: Trump in the White House

BOB WOODWARD · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

THE INSIDE STORY ON PRESIDENT TRUMP, AS ONLY BOB WOODWARD CAN TELL ITWith authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump's White House and precisely how he makes...
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Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to Freedom

Condoleezza Rice · Twelve
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial} From the former secretary of state and bestselling author -- a sweeping look at the global struggle for democracy and why America must continue to support the cause of human freedom.From the end of the Cold War and the collapse...
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Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle Over American Power

Mark Landler · Random House
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

The deeply reported story of two supremely ambitious figures, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton - archrivals who became partners for a time, trailblazers who share a common sense of their historic destiny but hold very different beliefs about how to project American power In Alter Egos,...
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Policing Black Bodies: How Black Lives Are Surveilled and How to Work for Change

Angela Hattery · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 284
Format: Hardcover

Policing Black Bodies Angela J. Hattery and Earl Smith make a compelling case that the policing of Black bodies goes far beyond these individual stories of brutality. They connect the regulation of African American people in many settings, including the public education system and the criminal...
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Enough: Our Fight to Keep America Safe from Gun Violence

Gabrielle Giffords · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords-- disabled from an assassination attempt in Tucson, Arizona-- and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, share their impassioned argument for responsible gun ownership and more responsible gun control laws, despite being gun owners and staunch supporters...
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The Secret State: A History of Intelligence and Espionage

John Hughes-Wilson · Pegasus Books
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

A ground-breaking history of intelligence -- from its classical origins to the onset of the surveillance state in the digital age -- that lifts the veil of secrecy from this clandestine world. Comprehensive and authoritative, The Secret State skillfully examines the potential pitfalls of the traditional...
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Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin

Sybrina Fulton · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 331
Format: Print book

Trayvon Martin's parents take readers beyond the news cycle with an account only they could give: the intimate story of a tragically foreshortened life and the rise of a movement. On a February evening in 2012, in a small town in central Florida, seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin was walking...
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The Once and Future Liberal: After Identity Politics

MARK LILLA · Harper
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

From one of the country's most admired political thinkers, an urgent wake-up call to American liberals to turn from the divisive politics of identity and develop a vision of our future that can persuade all citizens that they share a common destiny. In The Once and Future Liberal, Mark...
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The Beekeeper:Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq

DUNYA MIKHAIL · New Directions
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

The true story of a beekeeper who risks his life to rescue enslaved women from DaeshSince 2014, Daesh (ISIS) has been brutalizing the Yazidi people of northern Iraq: sowing destruction, killing those who won't convert to Islam, and enslaving young girls and women.The Beekeeper, by the acclaimed...
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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

A groundbreaking collection based on oral histories that brilliantly plumb the leadership of African American women in the twentieth-century fight for civil rights - many nearly lost to history - from the latest winner of the Studs and Ida Terkel Prize During the Civil Rights Movement,...
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