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Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times

Carolina De Robertis · Vintage
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Radical Hope is a collection of letters - to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged - written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists. Provocative and inspiring, Radical...
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Spy Schools: How the CIA, FBI, and Foreign Intelligence Secretly Exploit America's Universities

Daniel Golden · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Daniel Golden exposes how academia has become the center of foreign and domestic espionage -- and why that is troubling news for our nation's security.Grounded in extensive research and reporting, Spy Schools reveals how academia has emerged as a frontline...
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Spies in Palestine: Love, Betrayal and the Heroic Life of Sarah Aaronsohn

James Srodes · Counterpoint
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Sarah Aaronsohn was a twenty-first century woman in a nineteenth-century world. She and her siblings were born as part of the first wave of Jewish immigrants who fled the pogroms of Russia and Eastern Europe in the 1880s, settling in the province of Syria-Palestine. By the outbreak of World...
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White Devil: The True Story of the First White Asian Crime Boss

Bob Halloran · BenBella Books, Inc., 2016. ©2016
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

The amazing true story of the only white man to rise to the top of the Chinese mafia.In August 2013, "Bac Guai" John Willis, also known as the "White Devil" because of his notorious ferocity, was sentenced to 20 years for drug trafficking and money laundering. Willis,...
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Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life

Jenna Bush Hager · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

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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...
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Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History

Kurt Andersen · Random House
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A razor-sharp thinker offers a new understanding of our post-truth world and explains the American instinct to believe in make-believe, from the Pilgrims to P. T. Barnum to Disneyland to zealots of every stripe . . . to Donald Trump. In this sweeping, eloquent history of America, one of our sharpest...
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Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News

BOB SCHIEFFER · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 190
Format: Hardcover

We are in the midst of a communications revolution. We have access to more information than any people in history. But are we more informed or just overwhelmed by so much information we can't process? In Overload, legendary television journalist Bob Schieffer examines today's journalism...
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Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Karen L. Cox · Tantor Audio
Format: Audiobook

In 1932, the city of Natchez, Mississippi, reckoned with an unexpected influx of journalists and tourists as the lurid story of a local murder was splashed across headlines nationwide. Two eccentrics, Richard Dana and Octavia Dockery - known in the press as the "Wild Man" and the "Goat...
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A River in Darkness: One Man's Escape from North Korea

Masaji Ishikawa · AmazonCrossing
Pages: 172
Format: Hardcover

The harrowing true story of one man's life in - and subsequent escape from - North Korea, one of the world's most brutal totalitarian regimes.Half-Korean, half-Japanese, Masaji Ishikawa has spent his whole life feeling like a man without a country. This feeling only deepened when his family...
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War Against War: The American Fight for Peace, 1914-1918

Michael Kazin · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 378
Format: Print book

The untold story of the movement that came close to keeping the United States out of the First World War.This book is about the Americans who tried to stop their nation from fighting in one of history's most destructive wars and then were hounded by the government when they refused to back...
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Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency

ANONYMOUS. · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the reporter who was there at the very beginning comes the revealing inside story of the partnership between Steve Bannon and Donald Trump - the key to understanding the rise of the alt-right, the fall of Hillary Clinton, and the hidden forces that drove the greatest upset in American...
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Above and Beyond: John F. Kennedy and America's Most Dangerous Cold War Spy Mission

CASEY SHERMAN · PublicAffairs
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From the authors of the bestselling The Finest Hours, the riveting, deeply human story of President John F. Kennedy and two U-2 pilots, Rudy Anderson and Chuck Maultsby, who risked their lives to save America during the Cuban Missile Crisis. During an infamous thirteen-day stretch of October...
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The Fix: How Nations Survive and Thrive in a World in Decline

Jonathan Tepperman · Tim Duggan Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A provocative look at the world's most difficult, seemingly ineradicable problems - and the surprising stories of the countries that solved them. We all know the bad news. The heady promise of the Arab Spring has given way to repression, civil war, and an epic refugee crisis. Economic growth...
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The China Mission: George Marshall's Unfinished War, 1945-1947

DANIEL KURTZ-PHELAN · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A spellbinding narrative of the high-stakes mission that changed the course of America, China, and global politics -- and a rich portrait of the towering, complex figure who carried it out.As World War II came to an end, General George Marshall was renowned as the architect of Allied victory....
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