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Richard Nixon: The Life

John A Farrell · Doubleday
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

Brilliantly researched, authoritatively crafted by a prize-winning biographer, and lively on the page, this is the Nixon we've been waiting for.

Richard Nixon opens with young Navy lieutenant "Nick" Nixon returning from the Pacific and setting his cap at Congress,...
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Keep It Pithy: Useful Observations in a Tough World

Bill O'Reilly · Crown Archetype; First Ed 1st Printing edition
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Killing Lincoln and host of Fox News top show The OReilly Factor, the best of Bill OReillys provocative writing—reflecting his ideas, wisdom, and core valuesBill OReilly is one of the most recognized and talked-about journalists of our time. With an unparalleled...
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Scalia's Court: A Legacy of Landmark Opinions and Dissents

Antonin Scalia · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

The sudden passing of Justice Antonin Scalia shook America. After almost thirty years on the Supreme Court, Scalia had become as integral to the institution as the hallowed room in which he sat. His wisecracking interruptions during oral arguments, his unmatched legal wisdom, his unwavering...
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The U.S. House of Representatives: Fundamentals of American Government

Matthew Spieler · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

The third book in the Fundamentals of American Government civics series explores the inner workings of this important part of the legislative branch. As with Selecting a President and The U.S. Senate, this book is written for all audiences, but voiced toward high school...

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Enough: Our Fight to Keep America Safe from Gun Violence

Gabrielle Giffords · Scribner
Format: Hardcover

Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords-- disabled from an assassination attempt in Tucson, Arizona-- and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly, share their impassioned argument for responsible gun ownership and more responsible gun control laws, despite being gun owners and staunch supporters...
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Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators

Ronan Farrow · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

In a dramatic account of violence and espionage, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter Ronan Farrow exposes serial abusers and a cabal of powerful interests hellbent on covering up the truth, at any cost.In 2017, a routine network television investigation led Ronan Farrow to a story...
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ISIS: The State of Terror

Jessica Stern · Ecco; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Islamic State, known as ISIS, exploded into the public eye in 2014 with startling speed and shocking brutality. It has captured the imagination of the global jihadist movement, attracting recruits in unprecedented numbers and wreaking bloody destruction with a sadistic glee that has alienated...
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America Needs Talent: Attracting, Educating & Deploying the 21st-Century Workforce

Jamie Merisotis · Rosettabooks
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

"This book should be on the desk of every 2016 Presidential candidate." --Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New AmericaWith falling wages and rising inequality, persistent unemployment, failing schools, and broken cities, have America's best days come and gone?In America...
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The Turnip Princess and Other Newly Discovered Fairy Tales

Franz Xaver von Schonwerth · Penguin Books
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Move over, Cinderella: Make way for the Turnip Princess! And for the "Cinderfellas" in these stories, which turn our understanding of gender in fairy tales on its head.A rare discovery in the world of fairy tales - now for the first time in EnglishWith this volume, the holy trinity...
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Letter to a Future Lover: Marginalia, Errata, Secrets, Inscriptions, and Other Ephemera Found in Libraries

Ander Monson · Graywolf Press
Format: Audiobook

An exuberant, expansive cataloging of the intimate physical relationship between a reader and a bookA way to leave a trace of us, who we were or wanted to be, what we read and could imagine, what we did and what we left for you. Readers of physical books leave traces: marginalia, slips...
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Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

Gordon S Wood · Penguin Press
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

From the great historian of the American Revolution, New York Times-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning Gordon Wood, comes a majestic dual biography of two of America's most enduringly fascinating figures, whose partnership helped birth a nation, and whose subsequent falling out did much...
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Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream

Joshua Davis · FSG Originals
Format: Hardcover

Four undocumented Mexican American students, two great teachers, one robot-building contest . . . and a major motion pictureIn 2004, four Latino teenagers arrived at the Marine Advanced Technology Education Robotics Competition at the University of California, Santa Barbara. They were born...
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Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland

Patrick Radden Keefe · Doubleday
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

"Meticulously reported, exquisitely written, and grippingly told, Say Nothing is a work of revelation."
- David Grann, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon

"[This] gripping account of the Troubles is equal parts...
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The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold War

Benn Steil · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 624
Format: Hardcover

The award-winning author of The Battle of Bretton Woods reveals the gripping history behind the Marshall Plan - told with verve, insight, and resonance for today.

In the wake of World War II, with Britain's empire collapsing and Stalin's on the rise, US officials under new secretary...
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Fate of the States: The New Geography of American Prosperity

Meredith Whitney · Portfolio Hardcover
Format: Book

“Forget everything you think you know about the direction of the American economy, about our grow­ing need for foreign oil, about the rise of the service economy and the decline of American manufacturing. The story of the next thirty years will not be a repeat of the last thirty.”...
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