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We Can't Breathe: On Black Lives, White Lies, and the Art of Survival

JABARI ASIM · Picador
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

Insightful and searing essays that celebrate the vibrancy and strength of black history and culture in America by critically acclaimed writer Jabari AsimIn We Can't Breathe, Jabari Asim disrupts what Toni Morrison has exposed as the "Master Narrative" and replaces it with...
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There Will Be No Miracles Here: A Memoir

Casey Gerald · Riverhead Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The testament of a boy and a generation who came of age as the world came apart--a generation searching for a new way to live.Casey Gerald's story begins at the end of the world: Dallas, New Year's Eve 1999, when he gathers with the congregation of his grandfather's black evangelical...
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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....
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They Fought Alone: The True Story of the Starr Brothers, British Secret Agents in Nazi-Occupied France

Charles Glass · Penguin Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"Highly detailed and fast-paced, Charles Glass's They Fought Alone is a must-read for those whose passion is the Resistance literature of World War II." - Alan Furst, author of A Hero of FranceFrom the bestselling author of Americans in Paris and The Deserters, the astounding...
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The Reckonings: Essays

LACY JOHNSON · Scribner
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

This extraordinary, timely new collection of essays by the award-winning writer of The Other Side - rooted in her own experience with sexual assault - pursues questions of justice, sexual violence, and retribution.In 2014, Lacy Johnson was giving a reading from The Other Side, her "instant...
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West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators Inside the Obama White House

Gautam Raghavan · Penguin Books
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

The Obama White House staff invites us behind-the-scenes of history for a deeply personal and moving look at the presidency and how a president's staff can change the nationWhen we elect a president, we elect with them an entire team that will join them in the West Wing to help run the country....
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Storm Lake: A Chronicle of Change, Resilience, and Hope from a Heartland Newspaper

Art Cullen · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From a 2017 Pulitzer-winning newspaperman, an unsentimental ode to America's heartland as seen in small-town Iowa--a story of reinvention and resilience, environmental and economic struggle, and surprising diversity and hope.When The Storm Lake Times, a tiny Iowa twice-weekly, won a Pulitzer...
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The Corrosion of Conservatism: Why I Left the Right

MAX BOOT · Liveright
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Warning that the Trump presidency presages America's decline, the political commentator recounts his extraordinary journey from lifelong Republican to vehement Trump opponent.As nativism, xenophobia, vile racism, and assaults on the rule of law threaten the very fabric of our nation,...
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The Hell of Good Intentions: America's Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy

Stephen M Walt · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times-bestselling author Stephen M. Walt, The Hell of Good Intentions dissects the faults and foibles of recent American foreign policy -- explaining why it has been plagued by disasters like the "forever wars" in Iraq and Afghanistan and outlining what can be done...
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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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