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Presidents' Secrets: The Use and Abuse of Hidden Power

Mary Graham - Yale University Press
Format: Hardcover

How presidents use secrecy to protect the nation, foster diplomacy, and gain power Ever since the nation's most important secret meeting - the Constitutional Convention - presidents have struggled to balance open, accountable government with necessary secrecy in military affairs and negotiations....
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Beyond the Sand and Sea: One Family's Quest for a Country to Call Home

Ty McCormick
Format: Hardcover

When Asad Hussein was growing up in the world's largest refugee camp, nearly every aspect of life revolved around getting to America -- a distant land where anything was possible. Thousands of displaced families like his were whisked away to the United States in the mid-2000s, leaving...
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Power Play

Catherine Coulter - G.P. Putnam's Sons; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

#1 New York Times-bestselling author Catherine Coulter returns with the newest full-throttle adventure in the FBI series featuring Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock. Natalie Black, the U.S. ambassador to the Court of St. James, has returned to Washington, her job in jeopardy. Her fianc,...
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The Soul of a Woman

Isabel Allende
Format: Hardcover

"When I say that I was a feminist in kindergarten, I am not exaggerating," begins Isabel Allende. As a child, she watched her mother, abandoned by her husband, provide for her three small children without "resources or voice." Isabel became a fierce and defiant little...
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My Vanishing Country: A Memoir

Bakari Sellers - Amistad
Format: Hardcover

What J. D. Vance did for Appalachia with Hillbilly Elegy, CNN analyst and one of the youngest state representatives in South Carolina history Bakari Sellers does for the rural South, in this important book that illuminates the lives of America's forgotten black working-class men and women.Part...
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Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship

Michelle Kuo - Random House Trade Paperbacks
Format: Paperback

"Penetrating, haunting ... In all of the literature addressing education, race, poverty, and criminal justice, there has been nothing quite like Reading with Patrick."--James Forman, Jr. and Arthur Evenchik, The Atlantic Recently graduated from Harvard University, Michelle Kuo arrived...
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Click Here to Kill Everybody: Security and Survival in a Hyper-connected World

BRUCE SCHNEIER - W. W. Norton & Company
Format: Hardcover

The internet is powerful, but it is not safe. As "smart" devices proliferate the risks will get worse, unless we act now. From driverless cars to smart thermostats, from autonomous stock-trading systems to drones equipped with their own behavioral algorithms, the internet now has direct...
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Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy

Nathaniel Philbrick - Viking
Format: Hardcover

When George Washington became president in 1789, the United States of America was still a loose and quarrelsome confederation and a tentative political experiment. Washington undertook a tour of the ex-colonies to talk to ordinary citizens about his new government, and to imbue in them...
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Never Play Dead: How the Truth Makes You Unstoppable

Tomi Lahren - Broadside Books
Format: Hardcover

The Fox Nation host, Fox News contributor, and social media master argues that it's time to square your shoulders, stand your ground and speak the truth.The conventional wisdom is that we need more civility and fewer arguments. If you have a controversial option, keep it to yourself. Tomi...
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