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Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World with a new concluding chapter by the author

Robin Wright · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

A decade after the 9/11 attacks, Robin Wright’s Rock the Casbah took readers deep into rebellions against both autocrats and extremists that were redefining politics, culture, and security across the Islamic world. A year after the Arab Spring, she went back to Egypt and Tunisia where...
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Three Guineas

Virginia Woolf · Harvest Books
Pages: 188
Format: Paperback

The author received three separate requests for a gift of one guinea-one for a women's college building fund, one for a society promoting the employment of professional women, and one to help prevent war and "protect culture, and intellectual liberty." This book is a threefold...
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American Tapestry

Rachel L. Swarns · Amistad; 1st Edition, 1st Printing edition
Format: Print book

A remarkable history of First Lady Michelle Obama's mixed ancestry, American Tapestry by Rachel L. Swarns is nothing less than a breathtaking and expansive portrait of America itself.In this extraordinary feat of genealogical research - in the tradition of The Hemmingses of Monticello...
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Boy Scouts of America: A Centennial History

Chuck Wills · DK
Format: Hardcover

In celebration of the BSAs 100th anniversary, Boy Scouts of America A Centennial History is the official and definitive history of one of our nations most influential and cherished organizations. Packed with stories of service and heroism, and brought to life through more than 1000 images...
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Blessed Unrest: How the Largest Movement in the World Came into Being and Why No One Saw It Coming

Paul Hawken · Viking; First Edition edition
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

One of the world’s most influential environmentalists reveals a worldwide grassroots movement of hope and humanity Blessed Unrest tells the story of a worldwide movement that is largely unseen by politicians or the media. Hawken, an environmentalist and author, has spent more than...
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The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson IV

Robert A Caro · Alfred A. Knopf
Format:  eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD,  THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE MARK LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE, THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK PRIZE ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR ...
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Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools

Jonathan Kozol
Format: Hardcover

A searing, eye-opening exposé of the inequality built into America's public education system, written by Jonathan Kozol, the National Book Award-winning author of Death at an Early Age. Traveling the most blighted neighborhoods of our country, Kozol discovers a separate and
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William Henry Harrison: The American Presidents Series: The 9th President,1841

Gail Collins · Times Books; 1ST edition
Format: Hardcover

The president who served the shortest term—just a single month—but whose victorious election campaign rewrote the rules for candidates seeking America's highest officeWilliam Henry Harrison died just thirty-one days after taking the oath of office in 1841. Today he is a curiosity...
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The Obama Nation: Leftist Politics and the Cult of Personality

Jerome R Corsi · Threshold Editions/Simon & Schuster
Pages: 364
Format: Hardcover

From the Publisher: In this thoroughly researched and documented book, the #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of Unfit for Command: Swift Boat Veterans Speak Out Against John Kerry explains why the extreme leftism of an Obama presidency would leave the United States weakened, diminished...
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Tragedy in Crimson: How the Dalai Lama Conquered the World but Lost the Battle with China

Tim Johnson · Nation Books; 1st edition
Format: Book

Tragedy in Crimson is award-winning journalist Tim Johnson’s extraordinary account of the cat-and-mouse game embroiling China and the Tibetan exile community over Tibet. Johnson reports from the front lines, trekking to nomad resettlements to speak with the people who guard...
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Insane: America's Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness

Alisa Roth · Basic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An urgent exposé of the mental health crisis in our courts, jails, and prisonsAmerica has made mental illness a crime. Jails in New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago each house more people with mental illnesses than any hospital. As many as half of all people in America's jails and prisons...
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Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, 2001-2016

Steve Coll · Penguin Press
Pages: 784
Format: Hardcover

Resuming the narrative of his Pulitzer Prize-winning Ghost Wars, bestselling author Steve Coll tells for the first time the epic and enthralling story of America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan since 9/11Prior...
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I Told You So: Gore Vidal Talks Politics: Interviews with Jon Wiener

Jon Wiener · Counterpoint; Reprint edition
Pages: 143
Format: Paperback

“I exist to say, ‘No, that isn’t the way it is,’ or ‘What you believe to be true is not true for the following reasons.’ I am a master of the obvious. I mean, if there’s a hole in the road, I will, viciously, outrageously, say there’s a hole...
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