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Rock Me on the Water: 1974-The Year Los Angeles Transformed Movies, Music, Television, and Politics

Ronald Brownstein · Harper
Format: Hardcover

In this exceptional cultural history, Atlantic Senior Editor Ronald Brownstein - "one of America's best political journalists (The Economist) - tells the kaleidoscopic story of one monumental year that marked the city of Los Angeles' creative peak, a glittering moment when...
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Blood and Treasure: Daniel Boone and the Fight for America's First Frontier

Bob Drury · St. Martin's Press
Format: Hardcover

It is the mid-eighteenth century, and in the 13 colonies founded by Great Britain, anxious colonists desperate to conquer and settle North America's "First Frontier" beyond the Appalachian Mountains commence a series of bloody battles. These violent conflicts are waged against...
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Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters

Andrew Morton

For fans of the Netflix series The Crown and from the New York Times bestselling author of 17 Carnations comes a captivating biography of Queen Elizabeth II and her sister Margaret. They were the closest of sisters and the best of friends. But when, in a quixotic twist of fate, their uncle...
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Hate, Inc.: Why Today’s Media Makes Us Despise One Another

Matt Taibbi

In this characteristically turbocharged book, now in a new post-election edition, celebrated Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi provides an insider's guide to the variety of ways today's mainstream media tells us lies.

Part tirade, part confessional, Hate Inc reveals

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Thaddeus Stevens: Civil War Revolutionary, Fighter for Racial Justice

Bruce Levine
Format: Hardcover

Thaddeus Stevens was among the first to see the Civil War as an opportunity for a second American revolution - a chance to remake the country as a true multiracial democracy. One of the foremost abolitionists in Congress in the years leading up to the war, he was a leader of the young Republican...
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On the House: A Washington Memoir

John Boehner
Format: Hardcover

"A memoir by former speaker of the house John Boehner"--
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Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power

Susan Page · Twelve
Format: Hardcover


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The Triumph of Nancy Reagan

Karen Tumulty
Format: Hardcover


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The Bookseller of Florence: The Story of the Manuscripts That Illuminated the Renaissance

Ross King · Atlantic Monthly Press
Format: Hardcover

The Renaissance in Florence conjures images of beautiful frescoes and elegant buildings -- the dazzling handiwork of the city's skilled artists and architects. But equally important for the centuries to follow were geniuses of a different sort: Florence's manuscript hunters, scribes,...
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