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The Right to Try: How the Federal Government Prevents Americans from Getting the Lifesaving Treatments They Need
The Right to Try: How the Federal Government Prevents Americans from Getting the Lifesaving Treatments They Need

Darcy Olsen · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The inspiring state-by-state campaign to allow sick Americans access to experimental treatments currently blocked by the government, chronicled by the woman leading the charge.Should you need the government's permission to try to save your own life? Today, the FDA regulates medications...
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Terrorists at the Table: Why Negotiating is the Only Way to Peace
Terrorists at the Table: Why Negotiating is the Only Way to Peace

Jonathan Powell · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

Should governments talk to terrorists? Do they have any choice? Without doing so, argues author Jonathan Powell in Terrorists at the Table, we will never end armed conflict. As violent insurgencies continue to erupt across the globe, we need people who will brave the depths of the Sri Lankan...
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Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath
Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath

Ted Koppel · Crown Publishers
Pages: 279
Format: Print book

In this New York Times bestselling investigation, Ted Koppel reveals that a major cyberattack on America's power grid is not only possible but likely, that it would be devastating, and that the United States is shockingly unprepared. Imagine a blackout lasting not days, but weeks or months....
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Rescuing Jesus: How People of Color, Women, and Queer Christians are Reclaiming Evangelicalism
Rescuing Jesus: How People of Color, Women, and Queer Christians are Reclaiming Evangelicalism

Deborah Jian Lee · Beacon Press
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

An inside look at the young, diverse, progressive Christians who are transforming the evangelical movementDeborah Jian Lee left the evangelical world because she was frustrated by its conservative politics. But over the years she stayed close to those in the movement, and she has come to realize...
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The Year of Voting Dangerously The Derangement of American Politics
The Year of Voting Dangerously The Derangement of American Politics

Maureen Dowd · Twelve
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Maureen Dowd's incendiary takes and takedowns from 2016--the most bizarre, disruptive and divisive Presidential race in modern history. Trapped between two candidates with the highest recorded unfavorables, Americans are plunged into The Year of Voting Dangerously. In this perilous and shocking...
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On Becoming a Teen Mom: Life before Pregnancy
On Becoming a Teen Mom: Life before Pregnancy

Mary Patrice Erdmans · University of California Press
Format: Hardcover

In 2013, New York City launched a public education campaign with posters of frowning or crying children saying such things as Im twice as likely not to graduate high school because you had me as a teen and Honestly, Mom, chances are he wont stay with you. Campaigns like this support a public...
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American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus
American Hookup: The New Culture of Sex on Campus

Lisa Wade · W W Norton
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A revelatory account of the new culture of sex that has come to dominate the American college experience.The hookup is now part of college life. Yet the drunken encounter we always hear about tells only a fraction of the story. Rising above misinformation and moralizing, Lisa Wade offers...
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A Unified Theory of Happiness: An East-Meets-West Approach to Fully Loving Your Life
A Unified Theory of Happiness: An East-Meets-West Approach to Fully Loving Your Life

Andrea Polard PsyD · Sounds True; 1 edition
Format: Book

The Western world teaches us that happiness comes from achievement-from setting goals and actively pursuing them. Eastern wisdom teaches us that surrender is the key, that we must let go in order to experience the great flow of being that is only available in the present moment. How do we take...
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Breakthrough: The Making of America's First Woman President
Breakthrough: The Making of America's First Woman President

Nancy L Cohen · Counterpoint
Pages: 323
Format: Print book

Why Americans have never elected a woman president, how we changed to make it possible, and why it matters.From Hollywood to the halls of Congress, a lively conversation about women's leadership, equal pay, and family-work balance is underway. On the cusp of a historic breakthrough - the potential...
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The Nixon Tapes: 1971–1972
The Nixon Tapes: 1971–1972

Douglas Brinkley · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Pages: 758
Format: Print book

The famous -- and infamous -- Nixon White House tapes that reveal forthe first time President Richard Nixon uncensored, unfiltered, and in hisown wordsPresident Nixon's voice-activated taping system captured every wordspoken in the Oval Office, Cabinet Room, and other key locations...
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Barron's AP Comparative Government & Politics
Barron's AP Comparative Government & Politics

Jeff Davis M.Ed. · Barron's Educational Series
Pages: 303
Format: Print book

Here's everything you need to review, simplify, and understand the most important concepts in AP Comparative Government and Politics. This must-have guide focuses on an in-depth study of the governments of six nations: Britain, Russia, China, Mexico, Iran, and Nigeria. Topics of study,...
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Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle Over American Power
Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle Over American Power

Mark Landler · Random House
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

The deeply reported story of two supremely ambitious figures, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton - archrivals who became partners for a time, trailblazers who share a common sense of their historic destiny but hold very different beliefs about how to project American power In Alter Egos,...
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No place to hide : Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. surveillance state
No place to hide : Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. surveillance state

Glenn Greenwald · Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt
Pages: 259
Format: Print book

Investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald provides an in-depth look into the National Security Agency scandal that has triggered a national debate over national security and information privacy. With further revelations from documents entrusted to Glenn Greenwald by Edward Snowden himself,...
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