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Dan Rather · Algonquin Books
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

"I find myself thinking deeply about what it means to love America, as I surely do." - Dan Rather At a moment of crisis over our national identity, venerated journalist Dan Rather has emerged as a voice of reason and integrity, reflecting on - and writing passionately about - what...
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The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them

Amy Goodman · Hyperion; 1 edition
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Her comments turned Charlie Rose red in the face. Bill Clinton called her 'hostile, combative, and even disrespectful.' Newt Gingrich said to her, 'You're the kind of reporter I warned my mother about.' Meet Amy Goodman, award-winning journalist and host of the daily...
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Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations

Amy Chua · Penguin Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Yale Law School Professor Amy Chua offers a bold new prescription for reversing our foreign policy failures and overcoming our destructive political tribalism at home Humans are tribal. We need to belong to groups. In many parts...
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A Heart, a Cross, and a Flag : America Today

Peggy Noonan · Free Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"This is a book about love." So begins Peggy Noonan's enormously moving collection of her post-September 11 Wall Street Journal commentaries. On the morning of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Noonan began writing, and produced at least one essay every...
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The Roots of Obama's Rage

Dinesh D'Souza · Regnery Publishing; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

FromThe Roots of Obama's RageWe are today living out the script for America and the world that was dreamt up not by Obama but by Obama's father. How do I know this? Because Obama says so himself. Reflect for a moment on the title of his book: it's not Dreams of My Father but rather...
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John Kenneth Galbraith: His Life, His Politics, His Economics

Richard Parker · Farrar
Pages: 820
Format: Print book

The life and times of America's most celebrated economist, assessing his lessons - and warnings - for us todayJohn Kenneth Galbraith's books - among them The Affluent Society and American Capitalism - are famous for good reason. Written by a scholar renowned for energetic political...
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Democracy: Stories from the Long Road to Freedom

Condoleezza Rice · Twelve
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Arial} From the former secretary of state and bestselling author -- a sweeping look at the global struggle for democracy and why America must continue to support the cause of human freedom.From the end of the Cold War and the collapse...
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The Twilight War: The Secret History of America's Thirty-Year Conflict with Iran

David Crist · Penguin Press HC, The; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The dramatic secret history of our undeclared thirty-year conflict with Iran, revealing newsbreaking episodes of covert and deadly operations that brought the two nations to the brink of open warFor three decades, the United States and Iran have engaged in a secret war. It is a conflict...
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Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns, and One Intact Glass Ceiling

AMY CHOZICK · Harper
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

For a decade, award-winning New York Times journalist Amy Chozick chronicled Hillary Clinton's pursuit of the presidency. Chozick's front-row seat, initially covering Clinton's imploding 2008 campaign, and then her assignment to "The Hillary Beat" ahead of the 2016 election, took...
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Capitol Men: The Epic Story of Reconstruction Through the Lives of the First BlackCongressmen

Philip Dray · Houghton Mifflin Co.
Pages: 463
Format: Print book

Reconstruction was a time of idealism and sweeping change, as the victorious Union created citizenship rights for the freed slaves and granted the vote to black men. Sixteen black Southerners, elected to the U.S. Congress, arrived in Washington to advocate reforms such as public education,...
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Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea

Barbara Demick · Spiegel & Grau; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A National Book Award finalist and National Book Critics Circle finalist, Barbara Demick's Nothing to Envy is a remarkable view into North Korea, as seen through the lives of six ordinary citizens Nothing to Envy follows the lives of six North Koreans over fifteen years - a chaotic...
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Making Motherhood Work: How Women Manage Careers and Caregiving

Caitlyn Collins · Princeton University Press
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

A moving, cross-national account of working mothers' daily lives -- and the revolution in public policy and culture needed to improve themThe work-family conflict that mothers experience today is a national crisis. Women struggle to balance breadwinning with the bulk of parenting, and stress...
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