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A Bold and Dangerous Family: The Remarkable Story of an Italian Mother, Her Two Sons, and Their Fight Against Fascism

Caroline Moorehead · Harper
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed author of A Train in Winter and Village of Secrets delivers the next chapter in "The Resistance Quartet": the astonishing story of the aristocratic Italian family who stood up to Mussolini's fascism, and whose efforts helped define the path of Italy in the years...
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How the Right Lost Its Mind

CHARLES J SYKES · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Once at the center of the American conservative movement, bestselling author and radio host Charles Sykes is a fierce opponent of Donald Trump and the right-wing media that enabled his rise.In How the Right Lost Its Mind, Sykes presents an impassioned, regretful, and deeply thoughtful account...
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Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends

PIETER WEIZER · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Corruption has created a crisis of confidence in our government. In recent surveys, three out of four Americans believe that there is ''widespread government corruption,'' and only nineteen percent of the American people trust the federal government to do the right thing.New York Times...
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Rise and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations

RONEN BERGMAN · Random House
Pages: 736
Format: Hardcover

The page-turning, news-breaking, inside account of Israel's state-sponsored assassination programs, from the man hailed by David Remnick as "arguably [Israel's] best investigative reporter."
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One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy

CAROL ANDERSON · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of White Rage, the startling--and timely--history of voter suppression in America, with a foreword by Senator Dick Durbin.In her New York Times bestseller White Rage, Carol Anderson laid bare an insidious history of policies that...
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I Like Ike: The Presidential Election of 1952

John Robert Greene · University Press of Kansas
Pages: 254
Format: Hardcover

When the 1952 presidential election campaign began, many assumed it would be a race between Harry Truman, seeking his second full term, and Robert A. Taft, son of a former president and, to many of his fellow partisans, "Mr. Republican." No one imagined the party standard bearers...
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From Cold War to Hot Peace: An American Ambassador in Putin's Russia

MICHAEL MCFAUL · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

From one of America's leading scholars of Russia who served as U.S. ambassador to Russia during the Obama administration, a revelatory, inside account of U.S.-Russia relations from 1989 to the presentIn 2008, when Michael McFaul was asked to leave his perch at Stanford and join an unlikely...
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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

Daniel Ellsberg · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From the legendary whistle-blower who revealed the Pentagon Papers, an eyewitness exposé of the dangers of America's Top Secret, seventy-year-long nuclear policy that--chillingly--continues to this day.Here, for the first time, former high level defense analyst Daniel Ellsberg reveals...
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The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America's Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War

Andrew Delbanco · Penguin Press
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The devastating story of how fugitive slaves drove the nation to Civil WarFor decades after its founding, America was really two nations--one slave, one free. There were many reasons why this composite nation ultimately broke apart, but the fact that enslaved black people repeatedly risked...
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Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation

Michael Chabon · Harper Perennial
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. In Kingdom of Olives and Ash, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, two of today's most renowned novelists and essayists,...
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Armed in America: A History of Gun Rights from Colonial Militias to Concealed Carry

PATRICK J CHARLES · Prometheus Books
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

This accessible legal history describes the way in which the right to bear arms was interpreted throughout most of American history and shows that today's gun-rights advocates have drastically departed from the long-held interpretation of the Second Amendment. This illuminating study traces...
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A Curse upon the Nation: Race, Freedom, and Extermination in America and the Atlantic World

KAY WRIGHT LEWIS · UNIV OF GEORGIA PRESS
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

From the inception of slavery as a pillar of the Atlantic World economy, both Europeans and Africans feared their mass extermination by the other in a race war. In the United States, says Kay Wright Lewis, this ingrained dread nourished a preoccupation with slave rebellions and would later...
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What Truth Sounds Like: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America

MICHAEL ERIC DYSON · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A stunning follow up to New York Times bestseller Tears We Cannot Stop, a timely exploration of America's tortured racial politicsPresident Barack Obama: "Everybody who speaks after Michael Eric Dyson pales in comparison."In 2015 BLM activist Julius Jones confronted Presidential...
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The Corrosion of Conservatism: Why I Left the Right

MAX BOOT · Liveright
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Warning that the Trump presidency presages America's decline, the political commentator recounts his extraordinary journey from lifelong Republican to vehement Trump opponent.As nativism, xenophobia, vile racism, and assaults on the rule of law threaten the very fabric of our nation, The Corrosion...
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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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