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The Black and the Blue: A Cop Reveals the Crimes, Racism, and Injustice in America's Law Enforcement

MATTHEW HORACE · Hachette Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

CNN law enforcement contributor Matthew Horace offers an unforgettable account of the racism, crimes, and colorlines that permeate America's law enforcement, and lays out a means for change.Matthew Horace was an officer at the federal, state, and local level for 28 years working in every...
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Power Forward: My Presidential Education

Reggie Love · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Reggie Love is a unique witness to history, whose introduction to Washington was working in Junior Senator Barack Obama's mailroom. As "body man" to Obama during his first presidential campaign, Love's job was to stay one step behind the candidate, but think and act three...
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The Long Hangover: Putin's New Russia and the Ghosts of the Past

Shaun Walker · Oxford University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

In The Long Hangover, Shaun Walker provides a deeply reported, bottom-up explanation of Russia's resurgence under Putin. By cleverly exploiting the memory of the Soviet victory over fascism in World War II, Putin's regime has made ordinary Russians feel that their country is great again.Shaun...
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Republican Like Me: How I Left the Liberal Bubble and Learned to Love the Right

KENNETH STERN · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Widening the dialogue begun with Strangers in Their Own Land and Hillbilly Elegy, a former NPR CEO and lifelong Democrat's chronicle of his immersion in Republicanism to understand his fellow Americans across the political divide.Ken Stern doesn't believe that our political world...
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Closing the Courthouse Door: How Your Constitutional Rights Became Unenforceable

Erwin Chemerinsky · Yale University Press
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

A leading legal scholar explores how the constitutional right to seek justice has been restricted by the Supreme Court The Supreme Court's decisions on constitutional rights are well known and much talked about. But individuals who want to defend those rights need something else as well:...
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Lost Kingdom: The Quest for Empire and the Making of the Russian Nation

Serhii Plokhy · Basic Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

In 2014, Russia annexed the Crimea and attempted to seize a portion of Ukraine. While the world watched in outrage, this blatant violation of national sovereignty was only the latest iteration of a centuries-long effort to expand Russian boundaries and create a pan-Russian nation. In Lost...
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Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic

David Frum · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Builds on the author's March 2017 "How to Build an Autocracy" column in The Atlantic to explain how Donald Trump has undermined America's most important institutions as part of a carefully crafted plan to institute authoritarianism, in an account that explains how ongoing changes...
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Digitizing Your Collection: Public Library Success Stories

Susanne Caro · ALA Editions, an imprint of the American Library Association, 2016.
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

Digitizing your collection is not only a great way to increase access to your materials, it also engages patrons on a whole new level and helps communicate your library's value. But with staff time and resources already spread thin, it can be a challenge to plan and undertake a digitization...
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What Happened

HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 494
Format: Hardcover

"In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I've often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net. Now I'm letting my guard down." - Hillary Rodham Clinton, from the introduction of What HappenedFor the first time, Hillary Rodham Clinton reveals...
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America in the Age of Trump: A Bipartisan Guide

Douglas E. Schoen · Encounter Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

America in the Age of Trump is a bracing, essential look at the failure of a great nation to meet the needs of its people and the challenges of the age - and the resulting collapse of public trust in government, as well as a pervasive crisis of national values, from broken families to a loss...
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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 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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Five Easy Theses: Commonsense Solutions to America's Greatest Economic Challenges

James Martin Stone · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A business leader and esteemed economic thinker outlines simple solutions to America's five most pressing public policy issues, from healthcare to education to inequality. America today confronts a host of urgent problems, many of them seemingly intractable,...
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8 Seconds of Courage: A Soldier's Story from Immigrant to the Medal of Honor

FLO GROBERG · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A story of valor and the making of a hero - Florent Groberg, who grew up in France, emigrated to the US, and was the first immigrant in forty years to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor after he saved many lives by tackling a suicide bomber in Afghanistan.Florent "Flo" Groberg...
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