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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

Doris Kearns Goodwin · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

One of the Best Books of the Year as chosen by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Economist, Time, USA TODAY, Christian Science Monitor, and more. "A tale so gripping that one questions the need for fiction when real life is so plump with drama and intrigue" (Associated...
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After the Tall Timber: Collected Nonfiction

Renata Adler · New York Review Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

What is really going on here? For decades Renata Adler has been asking and answering this question with unmatched urgency. As a staff writer at The New Yorker. Adler reported on civil rights from Selma, Alabama; the wars in Biafra, and the Middle East; the Nixon impeachment inquiry;...
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ISIS: The State of Terror

Jessica Stern · Ecco; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Islamic State, known as ISIS, exploded into the public eye in 2014 with startling speed and shocking brutality. It has captured the imagination of the global jihadist movement, attracting recruits in unprecedented numbers and wreaking bloody destruction with a sadistic glee that has alienated...
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Letter to a Future Lover: Marginalia, Errata, Secrets, Inscriptions, and Other Ephemera Found in Libraries

Ander Monson · Graywolf Press
Format: Audiobook

An exuberant, expansive cataloging of the intimate physical relationship between a reader and a bookA way to leave a trace of us, who we were or wanted to be, what we read and could imagine, what we did and what we left for you. Readers of physical books leave traces: marginalia, slips...
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A Colony in a Nation

Chris Hayes · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

New York Times best-selling author and Emmy Award-winning news anchor Chris Hayes argues that there are really two Americas: a Colony and a Nation.America likes to tell itself that it inhabits a postracial world, yet nearly every empirical measure -- wealth, unemployment, incarceration,...
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Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights

Katha Pollitt · Picador
Format: Hardcover

A POWERFUL ARGUMENT FOR ABORTION AS A MORAL RIGHT AND SOCIAL GOOD BY A NOTED FEMINIST AND LONGTIME COLUMNIST FOR THE NATIONForty years after the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, "abortion" is still a word that is said with outright hostility by many, despite the fact that one in three...
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How to Be Irish: Uncovering the Curiosities of Irish Behaviour

David Slattery · Orpen Press
Format: Paperback

From the quintessential Irish Mammy to love for all things GAA, the Irish have particularities - and peculiarities - that make them different from their neighbors. Social anthropologist David Slattery takes us through the rules of being Irish with deadpan humor, from how to approach an Irish...
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Don't Wait for the Next War: A Strategy for American Growth and Global Leadership

Wesley K. Clark · PublicAffairs
Format: Kindle Edition

"Can America have a real national strategy and move forward together without the focus of war? In the twentieth century, America came together to become the "Arsenal of Democracy," and emerged from World War II as the greatest power in the world. We shaped a global civilization...
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Democracy in the Dark: The Seduction of Government Secrecy

Frederick A O Schwarz · The New Press, 2015.
Pages: 350
Format: Print book

From Dick Cheney's man-sized safe to the National Security Agency's massive intelligence gathering, secrecy has too often captured the American government's modus operandi better than the ideals of the Constitution. In this important new book, Frederick A.O. Schwarz Jr., who was chief...
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The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America

Amy Chua · Penguin Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"That certain groups do much better in America than others - as measured by income, occupational status, test scores, and so on - is difficult to talk about. In large part this is because the topic feels racially charged. The irony is that the facts actually debunk racial stereotypes....
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A Very Expensive Poison: The Assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's War with the West

Luke Harding · Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

A real-life political assassination story--complete with KGB, CIA, MI5, and Russian mobsters--that reverberates from the streets of London to the deadly halls of today's Kremlin. A Vintage Original. On November 1, 2006, journalist and Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned...
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Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy - and What We Can Do About It

Andrew McCarthy · McGraw-Hill; 1 edition
Format: Kindle Edition

"Illustrates that sound money is an essential foundation for a free and prosperous society and that the Federal Reserve's current policies are a greater threat to the economic future of the U.S. than government deficit spending"--Provided by publisher.
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Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Secret Plan for America

Nancy Maclean · Viking
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"[A] vibrant intellectual history of the radical right . . ." - The Atlantic "This sixty-year campaign to make libertarianism mainstream and eventually take the government itself is at the heart of Democracy in Chains. . . . If you're worried about what all this means for America's...
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Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools

Diane Ravitch · Knopf; F First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, whistle-blower extraordinaire The Wall Street Journal, author of the best-selling The Death and Life of the Great American School System Important and riveting—Library...
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The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency

Chris Whipple · Crown
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The first in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the White House Chiefs of Staff, whose actions - and inactions - have defined the course of our country. What do Dick Cheney and Rahm Emanuel have in common? Aside from polarizing personalities, both served as chief of staff to the president...
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Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America

ANONYMOUS. · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 228
Format: Print book

A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITOR'S CHOICE | NAMED A BEST/MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2017 BY: The Washington Post * Bustle * Men's Journal * The Chicago Reader * StarTribune * Blavity "One of the most frank and searing discussions on race ... a deeply serious, urgent book, which...
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Stop the Coming Civil War: My Savage Truth

Michael Savage · Center St
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In his trademark in-your-face style, bestselling author and top conservative talk-show host, Michael Savage has a lot to say about the state of the country in STOP THE COMING CIVIL WAR. According to Michael Savage, OUR NATION IS IN REAL TROUBLE and the seeds of a second conflagration have...
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BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google

John Palfrey · Basic Books
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

Libraries today are more important than ever. More than just book repositories, libraries can become bulwarks against some of the most crucial challenges of our age: unequal access to education, jobs, and information.In BiblioTech, educator and technology expert John Palfrey argues that...
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What Went Wrong: How the 1% Hijacked the American Middle Class . . . and What Other Countries Got Right

George R. Tyler · BenBella Books
Format: Hardcover

Something has gone seriously wrong with the American economy.The American economy has experienced considerable growth in the last 30 years. But virtually none of this growth has trickled down to the average American. Incomes have been flat since 1985. Inequality has grown, and social mobility...
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Dance of the Reptiles: Rampaging Tourists, Marauding Pythons, Larcenous Legislators, Crazed Celebrities, and Tar-Balled Beaches: Selected Columns

Carl Hiaasen · Vintage

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIf you think the wildest, wackiest stories that Carl Hiaasen can tell have all made it into his hilarious, bestselling novels, think again. Dance of the Reptiles collects the best of Hiaasen’s Miami Herald columns, which lay bare the stories--large...
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Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia

Peter Pomerantsev · PublicAffairs; 1 edition
Format: Kindle Edition

In the new Russia, even dictatorship is a reality show.Professional killers with the souls of artists, would-be theater directors turned Kremlin puppet-masters, suicidal supermodels, Hell's Angels who hallucinate themselves as holy warriors, and oligarch revolutionaries: welcome to the glittering,...
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Shame: How America’s Past Sins Have Polarized Our Country

Shelby Steele · Basic Books
Format: Hardcover

The United States today is hopelessly polarized the political Right and Left have hardened into rigid and deeply antagonistic camps, preventing any sort of progress. Amid the bickering and inertia, the promise of the 1960swhen we came together as a nation to fight for equality and universal...
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Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas

Edward Klein · Regnery Publishing; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

1 New York Times Bestseller In this highly anticipated follow-up to his blockbuster The Amateur, former New York Times Magazine editor-in-chief Edward Klein delves into the rocky relationship between the Obamas and the Clintons. An old-school reporter with incredible insider contacts, Klein...
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Too close to call : the thirty-six-day battle to decide the 2000 election

Jeffrey Toobin · Random House
Pages: 297
Format: Paperback

Political analyst Jeffrey Toobin presents an evenhanded, nonpartisan account of the controversy surrounding the 2000 presidential election and its aftermath.
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A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power

Jimmy Carter · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The world’s discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter’s call to action.President Carter was encouraged to write this book by a wide coalition of leaders of all faiths....
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Men Explain Things to Me

Rebecca Solnit · Haymarket Books; F First Edition Used edition
Format: Paperback

In her comic, scathing essay “Men Explain Things to Me,” Rebecca Solnit took on what often goes wrong in conversations between men and women. She wrote about men who wrongly assume they know things and wrongly assume women don’t, about why this arises, and how this aspect...
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One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America's Future

Ben Carson · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Dear Reader, In February 2013 I gave a speech at the National Prayer Breakfast. Standing a few feet from President Obama, I warned my fellow citizens of the dangers facing our country and called for a return to the principles that made America great.Many Americans heard and responded, but our nation's...
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Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State

ALI H SOUFAN · W W NORTON
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

A compelling, definitive account of how and why bin Laden's ideology keeps rising from the dead.When Osama bin Laden was killed by a U.S. Navy SEAL, many prophesied al-Qaeda's imminent demise. In reality the opposite has occurred. Why?Watching the Arab Spring from his Pakistani safe house,...
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Russians: The People behind the Power

Gregory Feifer · Grand Central
Pages: 372
Format: Hardcover

From former NPR Moscow correspondent Gregory Feifer comes an incisive portrait that draws on vivid personal stories to portray the forces that have shaped the Russian character for centuries-and continue to do so today. RUSSIANS explores the seeming paradoxes of life in Russia by unraveling...
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Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution

John Paul Stevens · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

For the first time ever, a retired Supreme Court Justice offers a manifesto on how the Constitution needs to change. By the time of his retirement in June 2010, John Paul Stevens had become the second longest serving Justice in the history of the Supreme Court. Now he draws upon his more...
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The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap

Matt Taibbi · Random House
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST, NPR, AND KIRKUS REVIEWSA scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery: Poverty goes up. Crime...
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Global Crossings: Immigration, Civilization, and America

Alvaro Vargas Llosa · Independent Institute
Format: Hardcover

The recent reawakening of the debate about migration in the new millennium has evoked intense emotion, particularly in the United States and Europe, and Global Crossings cuts through the jungle of myth, falsehood, and misrepresentation that dominates the debate, clarifying the causes and consequences...
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Weed the People: The Future of Legal Marijuana in America

Bruce Barcott · Time Home Entertainment
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The legalization of marijuana is the next great reversal of history. Perhaps the most demonized substance in America, scientifically known as Cannabis sativa, simply a very fast growing herb, thrived underground as the nation's most popular illegal drug. Now the tide has shifted: In 1996...
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The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America

Arthur C. Brooks · Broadside Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The prominent economist and president of the American Enterprise Institute - the leading intellectual think tank on the right - offers a bold new vision for conservatism as a movement for social and economic justice.In The Conservative Heart, Arthur C. Brooks contends that after years of focusing...
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Masters of Mankind: Essays and Lectures, 1969-2013

Noam Chomsky · Haymarket Books
Format: Paperback

In this collection of essays from 1969 to 2013, many in book form for the first time, Noam Chomsky examines the nature of state power, from the ideologies driving the Cold War to the War on Terror, and reintroduces the moral and legal questions that all too often go unheeded. With unrelenting...
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This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral—Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!—in America's Gilded Capital

Mark Leibovich · Blue Rider Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times and Washington Post bestseller Tim Russert is dead. But the room was alive. Big Ticket Washington Funerals can make such great networking opportunities. Power mourners keep stampeding down the red carpets of the Kennedy Center, handing out business cards, touching...
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I Work At A Public Library: A Collection of Crazy Stories from the Stacks

Gina Sheridan · Adams Media Corporation
Pages: 157
Format: Paperback

Straight from the library--the strange and bizarre, ready to be checked out!From a patron's missing wetsuit to the scent of crab cakes wafting through the stacks, I Work at a Public Library showcases the oddities that have come across Gina Sheridan's circulation desk. Throughout...
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Don't Hurt People and Don't Take Their Stuff: A Libertarian Manifesto

Matt Kibbe · HarperCollins Publishers
Pages: 262
Format: Hardcover

In this essential manifesto of the new libertarian movement, New York Times bestselling author and president of FreedomWorks Matt Kibbe makes a stand for individual liberty and shows us what we must do to preserve our freedom.Don't Hurt People and Don't Take Their Stuff is a rational...
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Armageddon: THE BATTLE TO STOP OBAMA'S THIRD TERM

Dick Morris · Humanix Pub Llc
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Timed for the critical presidential election season, New York Times bestselling author and noted political commentator Dick Morris provides a strategy and position on the issues for Republicans to attract crucial new voters to the party in order to win back the White House in 2016 and put an end to the Obama...
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Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World

Jeff Madrick · Knopf
Format: Hardcover

From the former economics columnist for Harpers and The New York Times, a bold indictment of some of our most accepted mainstream economic theories—why theyre wrong, and how theyve been harming America and the world.Ideas have the power to change history. But what happens when they are bad?...
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Pill City: How Two Honor Roll Students Foiled the Feds and Built a Drug Empire

Kevin Deutsch · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 266
Format: Print book

In 2015, Baltimore plunged into the worst American riots in recent history. In the chaos, two high school honor-roll students, "Brick" and "Wax, used their smarts, computer skills, ambition and gang connections to change the world of illegal drugs forever. With their gang...
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Brave New Weed: Adventures into the Uncharted World of Cannabis

Joe Dolce · Harperwave
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

The former editor-in-chief of Details and Star adventures into the fascinating "brave new world" of cannabis, tracing its history and possible future as he investigates the social, medical, legal, and cultural ramifications of this surprisingly versatile plant.Pot. Weed. Grass....
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Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality

David Boies · Viking
Pages: 310
Format: Hardcover

The riveting inside story of the Supreme Court's landmark ruling on Proposition 8 - by the two lawyers who argued the case On June 26, 2013, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a pair of landmark decisions, striking down the Defense of Marriage Act and eliminating California's...
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Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy - and What We Can Do About It

Steve Forbes · McGraw-Hill Education; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Why a return to sound money is our only hope for a true recovery and a healthy global economy Few topics are as misunderstood today as the subject of money Since the US abandoned a gold-linked dollar more than four decades ago the worlds governments have slid into a dangerous ignorance...
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Libraries

Bjarne Hammer · Roads Publishing; Mul edition
Format: Hardcover

Without libraries what have we? We have no past and no future. So said the iconic Ray Bradbury, and indeed history as we know it begins with the invention of the library. Reflections Libraries is a visual exploration of how cultures around the world have responded to the impulse to protect...
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America: Imagine a World without Her

Dinesh D'Souza · Regnery Publishing, a Salem Communications Company, New York, NY
Pages: 289
Format: Print book

#1 New York Times BestsellerIs America a source of pride, as Americans have long held, or shame, as Progressives allege? Beneath an innocent exterior, are our lives complicit in a national project of theft, expropriation, oppression, and murder, or is America still the hope of the world?Dinesh...
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Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower

Henry M Paulson · Twelve
Pages: 430
Format: Book

Henry M. Paulson, Jr. , former Secretary of the U. S. Treasury and CEO of Goldman Sachs, delivers a behind-the-scenes account of China's rise as an economic superpower. When Hu Jintao, China's then vice president, came to visit the New York Stock Exchange and Ground Zero in 2002, he asked...
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Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution

Laurence Tribe · Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

With the Supreme Court more influential than ever, this eye-opening book tells the story of how the Roberts Court is shaking the foundation of our nations lawsFrom Citizens United to its momentous rulings regarding Obamacare and gay marriage, the Supreme Court under Chief Justice John Roberts...
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Love and lies : an essay on truthfulness, deceit, and the growth and care of erotic love

Clancy W Martin · Farrar
Format: eBook

A provocative and unsettling look at the nature of love and deceptionIs it possible to love well without lying? At least since Socrates's discourse on love in Plato's Symposium, philosophers have argued that love can lead us to the truth--about ourselves and the ones we love. But in the practical...
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Mission High: One School, How Experts Tried to Fail It, and the Students and Teachers Who Made It Triumph

Kristina Rizga · Nation Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"This book is a godsend ... a moving portrait for anyone wanting to go beyond the simplified labels and metrics and really understand an urban high school, and its highly individual, resilient, eager and brilliant students and educators." - Dave Eggers, co-founder, 826 National...
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A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

Nicholas D. Kristof · Vintage
Pages: 401
Format: eBook

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad - a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles...
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The Conservative Heart: How to Build a Fairer, Happier, and More Prosperous America

Arthur C. Brooks · Broadside Books
Format: Hardcover

For too long, conservatism has been a movement of the head and not the heart. Now New York Times bestselling author Arthur C. Brooks offers a bold new vision for conservatism as a movement for happiness, unity, and social justice—a movement of the head and heart that boldly challenges...
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No place to hide : Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. surveillance state

Glenn Greenwald · Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

Investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald provides an in-depth look into the National Security Agency scandal that has triggered a national debate over national security and information privacy. With further revelations from documents entrusted to Glenn Greenwald by Edward Snowden himself,...
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The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made

Philip Bobbitt · Atlantic Monthly Press
Format: Hardcover

The Prince, a political treatise by the Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolo Machiavelli is widely regarded as the single most influential book on politics—and in particular on the the politics of power—ever written.In this groundbreaking book, Philip Bobbitt...
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Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World

Jeff Madrick · Knopf
Format: Hardcover

A bold indictment of some of our most accepted mainstream economic theories—why theyre wrong, and how theyve been harming America and the world. Budget deficits are bad. A strong dollar is good. Controlling inflation is paramount. Pay reflects greater worker skills. A deregulated free...
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Richard Nixon: The Life

John A Farrell · Doubleday
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

Brilliantly researched, authoritatively crafted by a prize-winning biographer, and lively on the page, this is the Nixon we've been waiting for. Richard Nixon opens with young Navy lieutenant "Nick" Nixon returning from the Pacific and setting his cap at Congress, an idealistic...
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"You Can Tell Just By Looking": And 20 Other Myths about LGBT Life and People

Craig Steven Wilder · Beacon Press
Format: Kindle Edition

"Breaks down the most commonly held misconceptions about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and their lives "You Can Tell Just by Looking" unpacks enduring, popular, and deeply held myths about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, culture, and life...
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The Unraveling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq

Emma Sky · PublicAffairs
Format: Kindle Edition

When Emma Sky, an intrepid young British woman, volunteered to help rebuild Iraq after the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, she had little idea what she was letting herself in for a tour that would last over a decade, longer than that of any senior military of political official. As the only...
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The Snowden Files: The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man

Luke Harding · Vintage Books
Pages: 346
Format: Paperback

IT BEGAN WITH A TANTALIZING, ANONYMOUS EMAIL: "I AM A SENIOR MEMBER OF THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY." What followed was the most spectacular intelligence breach ever, brought about by one extraordinary man. Edward Snowden was a 29-year-old computer genius working for the National...
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A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

Nicholas D. Kristof · Knopf
Format: Hardcover

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles...
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Angry White Men: American Masculinity at the End of an Era

Michael Kimmel · Nation Books
Format: Hardcover

We cant come off as a bunch of angry white men.Robert Bennett, chairman of the Ohio Republican Party One of the enduring legacies of the 2012 Presidential campaign was the demise of the white American male voter as a dominant force in the political landscape. On election night, after Obama...
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Poetry and Power: John F. Kennedy's Vision for America

STEPHEN KENNEDY SMITH · Harper
Pages: 493
Format: Hardcover

Published in commemoration of the centennial of President John F. Kennedy's birth, here is the definitive compendium of JFK's most important and brilliant speeches, accompanied by commentary and reflections by leading American and international figures - including Senator Elizabeth Warren,...
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Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower

Henry M Paulson · Twelve, 2015.
Pages: 430
Format: Print book

"NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER"DEALING WITH CHINA takes the reader behind closed doors to witness the creation and evolution and future of China's state-controlled capitalism. " Hank Paulson has dealt with China unlike any other foreigner. As head of Goldman Sachs, Paulson...
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The Expo Files: Articles by the Crusading Journalist

Stieg Larsson · MacLehose Press, New York, NY
Pages: 244
Format: Hardcover

Now almost exclusively known as the author of the bestselling Millennium Trilogy, Stieg Larsson was first and foremost a professional journalist and an untiring crusader for democracy and equality.Collected in English for the first time, the articles in this volume explore the human rights...
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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?

Karen Dawisha · Simon & Schuster; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The raging question in the world today is who is the real Vladimir Putin and what are his intentions. Karen Dawishas brilliant Putins Kleptocracy provides an answer, describing how Putin got to power, the cabal he brought with him, the billions they have looted, and his plan to restore...
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The Nixon Tapes: 1971–1972

Douglas Brinkley · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Pages: 758
Format: Print book

The famous -- and infamous -- Nixon White House tapes that reveal forthe first time President Richard Nixon uncensored, unfiltered, and in hisown wordsPresident Nixon's voice-activated taping system captured every wordspoken in the Oval Office, Cabinet Room, and other key locations...
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Men Explain Things To Me Updated Edition

Rebecca Solnit · Haymarket Books; F First Edition Used edition
Format: Hardcover

In her comic, scathing essay Men Explain Things to Me, Rebecca Solnit takes on what often goes wrong in conversations between men and women. She writes about men who wrongly assume they know things and wrongly assume women dont, about why this arises, and how this aspect of the gender wars...
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Cast Away: True Stories of Survival from Europe's Refugee Crisis

Charlotte Mcdonald-Gibson · New Press
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

In 2015, more than one million migrants and refugees, most fleeing war-torn countries in Africa and the Middle East, attempted to make the perilous journey into Europe. Around three thousand lost their lives as they crossed the Mediterranean and Aegean in rickety boats provided by unscrupulous...
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I Like Ike: The Presidential Election of 1952

John Robert Greene · University Press of Kansas
Pages: 254
Format: Hardcover

When the 1952 presidential election campaign began, many assumed it would be a race between Harry Truman, seeking his second full term, and Robert A. Taft, son of a former president and, to many of his fellow partisans, "Mr. Republican." No one imagined the party standard bearers...
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Don't Wait for the Next War: A Strategy for American Growth and Global Leadership

Wesley K. Clark · PublicAffairs
Format: Hardcover

With the end of the Cold War came not the end of history, but the end of Americas sense of its strategic purpose in the world. Then, after a decade of drift, the US was violently dragged back into international conflict. Its armed forces responded magnificently but its leaders objectives...
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Freedom of Speech: Mightier Than the Sword

David K. Shipler · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A provocative, timely assessment of the state of free speech in America With his best seller The Working Poor, Pulitzer Prize winner and former New York Times veteran David K. Shipler cemented his place among our most trenchant social commentators. Now he turns his incisive reporting to a critical...
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Once Upon A Revolution: An Egyptian Story

Thanassis Cambanis · Simon & Schuster
Format: Kindle Edition

"he inside story of the 2011 Egyptian revolution by following two courageous and pivotal leaders--and their imperfect decisions that changed the world... Thanassis Cambanis tells the story of the noble dreamers who brought Egypt to the brink of freedom, and the dark powerful forces...
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The Map and the Territory: Risk, Human Nature, and the Future of Forecasting

Alan Greenspan · Penguin Press HC, The; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Like all of us, though few so visibly, Alan Greenspan was forced by the financial crisis of 2008 to question some fundamental assumptions about risk management and economic forecasting. No one with any meaningful role in economic decision making in the world saw beforehand the storm for what...
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Love & War: Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home

James Carville · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

For twenty years, James Carville and Mary Matalin have held the mantle of the nation's most politically opposed, ideologically mismatched, and intensely opinionated couple. In this follow-up to their groundbreaking All's Fair: Love, War, and Running for President, Carville and Matalin...
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Affluenza: How Overconsumption Is Killing Us—and How to Fight Back

John de Graaf · Berrett-Koehler Publishers; Third Edition, New edition edition
Format: Paperback

NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATEDaffluenza, n. a painful, contagious, socially transmitted condition of overload, debt, anxiety, and waste resulting from the dogged pursuit of more.We tried to warn you! The 2008 economic collapse proved how resilient and dangerous affluenza can be. Now in its third...
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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...
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BiblioTech: Why Libraries Matter More Than Ever in the Age of Google

John Palfrey · Basic Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Libraries today are more important than ever. More than just book repositories, libraries can become bulwarks against some of the most crucial challenges of our age: unequal access to education, jobs, and information.In BiblioTech, educator and technology expert John Palfrey argues that...
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The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Scott Dodson · Cambridge University Press
Format: Hardcover

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a legal icon. In more than fifty years as a lawyer, professor, appellate judge, and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, Ginsburg has influenced the law and society in real and permanent ways. This book chronicles and evaluates the remarkable achievements...
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Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered

E F Schumacher · Harper Perennial
Pages: 324
Format: Book

"Nothing less than a full-scale assault on conventional economic wisdom." - Newsweek One the 100 most influential books published since World War II - The Times Literary Supplement Hailed as an "eco-bible" by Time magazine, E.F. Schumacher's riveting, richly researched...
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The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World

Howard Gardner · Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

From the famed Harvard psychologist and an expert on the impact of digital media technologies, a riveting exploration of the power of apps to shape our young people for better or for worse No one has failed to notice that the current generation of youth is deeply some would say totally...
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The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea

Paul Ryan · Grand Central Pub
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the intellectual leader of the Republican party, an unvarnished look into the state of the conservative movement today and a clear plan for what needs to be done to save the American Idea.THE WAY FORWARD challenges conventional thinking, outlines his political vision for 2014 and beyond,...
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Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE · ALFRED A KNOPF
Pages: 80
Format: Print book

From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today--written as a letter to a friend. A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby...
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