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The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls

Mona Eltahawy · Beacon Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

A bold and uncompromising feminist manifesto that shows women and girls how to defy, disrupt, and destroy the patriarchy by embracing the qualities they've been trained to avoid.

Seizing upon the energy of the #MeToo movement, feminist activist Mona Eltahawy advocates a muscular,...
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The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

Melinda Gates · Flatiron Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"The Moment of Lift is an urgent call to courage. It changed how I think about myself, my family, my work, and what's possible in the world. Melinda weaves together vulnerable, brave storytelling and compelling data to make this one of those rare books that you carry...

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The Turtle's Beating Heart: One Family's Story of Lenape Survival

Denise Low · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 200
Format: Print book

"Grandchildren meet their grandparents at the end," Denise Low says, "as tragic figures. We remember their decline and deaths. . . . The story we see as grandchildren is like a garden covered by snow, just outlines visible." Low brings to light deeply held secrets of Native...
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The Oath and the Office: A Guide to the Constitution for Future Presidents

Corey Lang Brettschneider · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

An essential guide to the presidential powers and limits of the Constitution, for anyone voting -- or running -- for our highest office.Can the president launch a nuclear attack without congressional approval? Is it ever a crime to criticize the president? Can states legally resist a president's...
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The Long Shadow of Small Ghosts: Murder and Memory in an American City

Laura Tillman · Scribner
Pages: 241
Format: eBook

In Cold Blood meets Adrian Nicole LeBlanc's Random Family: A harrowing, profoundly personal investigation of the causes, effects, and communal toll of a deeply troubling crime - the brutal murder of three young children by their parents in the border city of Brownsville, Texas.On March...
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Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the 2016 Circus

MATT TAIBBI · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 314
Format: Print book

Dispatches from the 2016 election that provide an eerily prescient take on our democracy's uncertain future, by the country's most perceptive and fearless political journalist.

In twenty-five pieces from Rolling Stone - plus two original essays - Matt Taibbi tells the story...
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Into the Hands of the Soldiers: Freedom and Chaos in Egypt and the Middle East

DAVID D KIRKPATRICK · Viking
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A candid narrative of how and why the Arab Spring sparked, then failed, and the truth about America's role in that failure and the subsequent military coup that put Sisi in power--from the Middle East correspondent of the New York Times.In 2011, Egyptians of all sects, ages, and social...
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Under Fire: Reporting from the Front Lines of the Trump White House

APRIL RYAN · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Veteran White House reporter April Ryan thought she had seen everything in her two decades as a White House correspondent. And then came the Trump administration. In Under Fire, Ryan takes us inside the confusion and chaos of the Trump White House to understand how she and other reporters...
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American Cipher: Bowe Bergdahl and the U.S. Tragedy in Afghanistan

Matt Farwell · Penguin Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The explosive narrative of the life, captivity, and trial of Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier who was abducted by the Taliban and whose story has served as a symbol for America's foundering war in Afghanistan

"A riveting journalistic account of Bowe Bergdahl's disastrous--and weirdly...
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Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Marc N Peyser · Nan A. Talese / Doubleday
Pages: 332
Format: Print book

A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tangled lives provide a sweeping look at the twentieth century.

When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his beautiful and flamboyant...
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Fit for the Presidency?: Winners, Losers, What-Ifs, and Also-Rans

Seymour Morris · Potomac Books
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

Every four years Americans embark on the ultimate carnival, the Super Bowl of democracy: a presidential election campaign filled with endless speeches, debates, handshakes, and passion. But what about the candidates themselves? In Fit for the Presidency? Seymour Morris Jr. applies...
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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...
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A Consequential President: The Legacy of Barack Obama

Michael D'Antonio · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Barack Obama was once a most unlikely candidate, but his successful campaign for the White House made him a worldwide sensation and a transformative figure even before he was inaugurated. Elected as the Iraq War and the Great Recession had discouraged millions of Americans, Obama made...

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Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties

Tom O'Neill · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

What really happened in 1969?

Over two grim nights in Los Angeles, the young followers of Charles Manson murdered seven people, including the actress Sharon Tate, then eight months pregnant. With no mercy and seemingly no motive, the Manson Family followed their leader's every order-their...
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