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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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Mortal Republic: How Rome Fell into Tyranny

Edward J. Watts · Basic Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A new history of the Roman Republic and its collapse In Mortal Republic, prize-winning historian Edward J. Watts offers a new history of the fall of the Roman Republic that explains why Rome exchanged freedom for autocracy. For centuries, even as Rome grew into the Mediterranean's premier...
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The Cash Ceiling: Why Only the Rich Run for Office--and What We Can Do about It

NICHOLAS CARNES · Princeton University Press
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

Why working-class Americans almost never become politicians, what that means for democracy, and what reformers can do about itWhy are Americans governed by the rich? Millionaires make up only three percent of the public but control all three branches of the federal government. How did this...
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Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House

Donna Brazile · Hachette Books
Pages: 268
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Explosive... A blistering tell-all."---Washington Post "People should sit up, take notes and change things."---Ace Smith, Los Angeles Times "Brazile most certainly has a story to tell.... Vivid."---The Guardian From Donna Brazile,...
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The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

MASHA GESSEN · Riverhead Books
Pages: 515
Format: Hardcover

WINNER OF THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN NONFICTIONThe essential journalist and bestselling biographer of Vladimir Putin reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia surrendered to a more virulent and invincible new strain of autocracy. Hailed for her "fearless indictment of the most...
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Fear: Trump in the White House

BOB WOODWARD · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

THE INSIDE STORY ON PRESIDENT TRUMP, AS ONLY BOB WOODWARD CAN TELL ITWith authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump's White House and precisely how he makes...
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What the Hell Do You Have to Lose?: Trump's War on Civil Rights

JUAN WILLIAMS · PublicAffairs
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author, political analyst, and civil rights expert delivers a forceful critique of the Trump administration's ignorant and unprecedented rollback of the civil rights movement. Unsympathetic, ambiguous, and openly racist remarks are a hallmark of Donald Trump's public life....
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American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for Everyone

Marco Rubio · Sentinel
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Dear Friends, My parents came to the United States in 1956. The country they found was truly a land of opportunity, where hardworking people with grade school educations could afford a home, a car, and college for their kids. A country where maids and bartenders could raise doctors, lawyers,...
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Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse

Timothy P Carney · Harper
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Respected conservative journalist and commentator Timothy P. Carney continues the conversation begun with Hillbilly Elegy and the classic Bowling Alone in this hard-hitting analysis that identifies the true factor behind the decline of the American dream: it is not purely the result of economics...
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Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush

Jon Meacham · Random House, 2015.
Pages: 836
Format: Print book

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * In this brilliant biography, Jon Meacham, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, chronicles the life of George Herbert Walker Bush. Drawing on President Bush's personal diaries, on the diaries of his wife, Barbara, and on extraordinary access to the forty-first...
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The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire

Stephen Kinzer · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author of Overthrow and The Brothers brings to life the forgotten political debate that set America's interventionist course in the world for the twentieth century and beyond.How should the United States act in the world? Americans cannot decide. Sometimes we burn with righteous...
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The New Koreans: The Story of a Nation

Michael Breen · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

Just a few decades ago, the Koreans were an impoverished, agricultural people. In one generation they moved from the fields to Silicon Valley. The nature and values of the Korean people provide the background for a more detailed examination of the complex history of the country, in particular...
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Fiber: The Coming Tech Revolution?and Why America Might Miss It

Susan Crawford · Yale University Press
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

The world of fiber optic connections reaching neighborhoods, homes, and businesses will represent as great a change from what came before as the advent of electricity. The virtually unlimited amounts of data we'll be able to send and receive through fiber‑optic connections will enable...
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Norman Mailer: Collected Essays of the 1960s

NORMAN MAILER · Library of America
Pages: 500
Format: Hardcover

Politics, war, sex, boxing, and the art of writing: an era's most controversial writer at his slashing and provocative bestThe electric and fearless essays of Norman Mailer were essential to the intellectual climate of 1960s America. Here, gathered into one volume for the first time...
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Habeas Data: Privacy vs. the Rise of Surveillance Tech

CYRUS FARIVAR · Melville House
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A book about what the Cambridge Analytica scandal shows: That surveillance and data privacy is every citizens' concernAn important look at how 50 years of American privacy law is inadequate for the today's surveillance technology, from acclaimed Ars Technica senior business editor Cyrus...
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