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The Deep State: How an Army of Bureaucrats Protected Barack Obama and Is Working to Destroy Donald Trump

Jason Chaffetz · Broadside Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Former Congressman and current Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz explains how we ended up with a federal government that actively works to defend the Democratic party and undermine Trump.The liberal media frequently declares the Obama years were free of scandal. They pretend this is true...
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Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin's War on America and the Election of Donald Trump

Michael Isikoff · Twelve
Format: Audiobook

RUSSIAN ROULETTE is a story of political skullduggery unprecedented in American history. It weaves together tales of international intrigue, cyber espionage, and superpower rivalry. After U.S.-Russia relations soured, as Vladimir Putin moved to reassert Russian strength on the global stage,...
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When breath becomes air

Paul Kalanithi · Random House Audio
Format: Audiobook

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST * This inspiring, exquisitely observed memoir finds hope and beauty in the face of insurmountable odds as an idealistic young neurosurgeon attempts to answer the question What makes a life worth living? NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS...
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A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History

JEANNE THEOHARIS · Beacon Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Explodes the fables that have been created about the civil rights movementThe civil rights movement has become national legend, lauded by presidents from Reagan to Obama to Trump, as proof of the power of American democracy. This fable, featuring dreamy heroes and accidental heroines, has shuttered...
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Ian Fleming and Operation Golden Eye: Keeping Spain out of World War II

Mark Simmons · Casemate
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

This book tells the story of the various Allied operations and schemes instigated to keep Spain and Portugal out of WWII, which included the widespread bribery of high ranking Spanish officials and the duplicity of Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, head of the Abwehr.Ian Fleming and Alan Hillgarth...
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Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

Thomas E Ricks · Penguin Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Thomas E. Ricks, a dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, whose farsighted vision and inspired action preserved democracy from the threats of authoritarianism, from the left and right alikeBoth George Orwell and Winston Churchill...
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The Crimean Nexus: Putin's War and the Clash of Civilizations

Constantine Pleshakov · Yale University Press
Pages: 216
Format: Print book

How the West sleepwalked into another Cold War A native of Yalta, Constantine Pleshakov is intimately familiar with Crimea's ethnic tensions and complex political history. Now, he offers a much-needed look at one of the most urgent flash points in current international relations: the first...
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The New Brooklyn: What It Takes to Bring a City Back

Kay S. Hymowitz · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Only a few decades ago, the Brooklyn stereotype well known to Americans was typified by television programs such as "The Honeymooners" and "Welcome Back, Kotter" - comedies about working-class sensibilities, deprivation, and struggles. Today, the borough across the East...
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Lincoln on Leadership for Today: Abraham Lincoln's Approach to Twenty-First-Century Issues

Don T Phillips · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The author of the classic bestseller Lincoln on Leadership answers the question: How would President Lincoln handle the pressing crises of our modern world? Abraham Lincoln is recognized as one of history's finest leaders, a great president when the United States was under tremendous strain....
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The Year of Indecision, 1946: A Tour Through the Crucible of Harry Truman's America

Kenneth Weisbrode · Viking, 2016.
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A vivid account of America at the pivot point of the postwar era, Harry Truman's first full year in office In 1946, America had just exited the biggest war in modern history and was about to enter another of a kind no one had fought before. We think of this moment as the brilliant...
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They Came for Freedom: The Forgotten, Epic Adventure of the Pilgrims

Jay Milbrandt · Thomas Nelson
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A page-turning story of the Pilgrims, the courageous band of freedom-seekers who set out for a new life for themselves and forever changed the course of history.Once a year at Thanksgiving, we encounter Pilgrims as folksy people in funny hats before promptly forgetting them. In the centuries...
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Gatekeeper : missy lehand, fdr, and the untold story of the partnership that defined a presidency

Kathryn Smith · Touchstone
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The first biography of arguably the most influential member of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's administration, Marguerite "Missy" LeHand, FDR's de facto chief of staff, who has been misrepresented, mischaracterized, and overlooked throughout history ... until now.Widely considered...
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Montaigne: A Life

Philippe Desan · Princeton University Press
Pages: 832
Format: Print book

One of the most important writers and thinkers of the Renaissance, Michel de Montaigne (1533-92) helped invent a literary genre that seemed more modern than anything that had come before. But did he do it, as he suggests in his Essays, by retreating to his chateau, turning his back on the world,...
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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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Beyond These Walls: Rethinking Crime and Punishment in the United States

Tony Platt · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking investigation into the roots of the American criminal justice system reveals how the past bleeds into the present. Beyond These Walls is an ambitious and far-ranging exploration that tracks the legacy of crime and imprisonment in the United States, from the historical roots...
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