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The Cash Ceiling: Why Only the Rich Run for Office--and What We Can Do about It

NICHOLAS CARNES · Princeton University Press
Pages: 344
Format: Hardcover

Why working-class Americans almost never become politicians, what that means for democracy, and what reformers can do about it

Why are Americans governed by the rich? Millionaires make up only three percent of the public but control all three branches of the federal government....

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When Brooklyn Was Queer: A History

Hugh Ryan · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The never-before-told story of Brooklyn's vibrant and forgotten queer history, from the mid-1850s up to the present day. "A romantic, exquisite history of gay culture." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred"A monumental achievement." -- Ira Sachs, filmmakerHugh Ryan's...
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The Case for Trump

Victor Davis Hanson · Basic Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From an award-winning historian and regular Fox contributor, the true story of how Donald Trump has become one of the most successful presidents in history -- and why America needs him now more than ever
In The Case for Trump, award-winning historian and political commentator...
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The Most Dangerous Man in America: Timothy Leary, Richard Nixon and the Hunt for the Fugitive King of LSD

Bill Minutaglio · Twelve
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis, authors of the PEN Center USA award-winning Dallas 1963, comes a madcap narrative about Timothy Leary's daring prison escape and run from the law.
On the moonlit evening of September 12, 1970, an ex-Harvard professor with a genius...
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Queer Virtue: What LGBTQ People Know About Life and Love and How It Can Revitalize Christianity

Elizabeth M Edman · Beacon Press
Pages: 181
Format: Print book

LGBTQ people are a gift to the Church and have the potential to revitalize Christianity.

As an openly lesbian Episcopal priest and professional advocate for LGBTQ justice, the Reverend Elizabeth Edman has spent her career grappling with the core tenets of her faith. After deep reflection...
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The United States of Trump: How the President Really Sees America

Bill O'Reilly · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A rare, insider's look at the life of Donald Trump from Bill O'Reilly, the bestselling author of the Killing series, based on exclusive interview material and deep research

Readers around the world have been enthralled by journalist and New York Times bestselling...

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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 Happened

For the first time, Hillary Rodham...
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Ghost: My Thirty Years as an FBI Undercover Agent

Michael McGowan · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The explosive memoir of an FBI field operative who has worked more undercover cases than anyone in history.Within FBI field operative circles, groups of people known as "Special" by their titles alone, Michael McGowan is an outlier. 10% of FBI Special Agents are trained and certified...
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Beautiful Country Burn Again: Democracy, Rebellion, and Revolution

BEN FOUNTAIN · Ecco
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

"Ben Fountain's BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY BURN AGAIN is the bravest, boldest, most bracing political book of the year." -Bill Moyers

In a sweeping work of reportage set over the course of 2016, New York Times bestselling author Ben Fountain recounts a surreal year of politics...

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This Brilliant Darkness: A Book of Strangers

Jeff Sharlet · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A visionary work of radical empathy.Known for immersion journalism that is more immersed than most people are willing to go, and for a prose style that is somehow both fierce and soulful, Jeff Sharlet dives deep into the darkness around us and awaiting us.This work began when his father...
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