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Unprecedented: The Election That Changed Everything

Thomas Lake · Melcher Media
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Unprecedented's second printing features a new cover for the inauguration, with an exclusive portrait of the president-elect.Packed with exclusive photojournalism and new revelations straight from the front lines, Unprecedented: The Election That Changed Everything chronicles the most hard-...
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Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World

Eileen McNamara · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines the life and times of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, arguing she left behind the Kennedy family's most profound political legacy.While Joe Kennedy was grooming his sons for the White House and the Senate, his Stanford-educated daughter Eunice was tapping...
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Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower

BRITTNEY COOPER · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

With searing honesty, intimacy and humor too, America's leading young black feminist celebrates the power of rage.Melissa Harris Perry says: "I was waiting for an author who wouldn't forget, ignore, or erase us black girls as they told their own story...I was waiting and she has come...
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From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America

Elizabeth Kai Hinton · Harvard University Press
Pages: 449
Format: Print book

In the United States today, one in every thirty-one adults is under some form of penal control, including one in eleven African American men. How did the "land of the free" become the home of the world's largest prison system? Challenging the belief that America's prison problem...
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DIY Rules for a WTF World: How to Speak Up, Get Creative, and Change the World

Krista Suh · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the creator of the Pussyhat Project comes a manifesto for every woman to create her own distinct and original path to joy, success, and impact.On January 21, 2017, millions of protestors took part in the Women's March, and many of them created a "sea of pink" when they wore...
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A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership

JAMES COMEY · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In his forthcoming book, former FBI director James Comey shares his never-before-told experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career in the past two decades of American government, exploring what good, ethical leadership looks like, and how it drives sound decisions....
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Stealing America: What My Experience with Criminal Gangs Taught Me about Obama, Hillary, and the Democratic Party

Dinesh D'Souza · Broadside Books
Pages: 324
Format: Print book

WHY HILLARY, OBAMA, AND THE ENTIRE DEMOCRATIC PARTY ARE NO BETTER THAN A GANG OF THIEVESIn the fall of 2014, outspoken author and filmmaker Dinesh D Souza found himself hauled into federal court for improperly donating money to an old friend s Senate campaign. D Souza pleaded guilty and was sentenced...
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Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr.

Marion Barry Jr. · Strebor Books
Format: Hardcover

Four-time mayor of Washington, DC, Marion Barry, Jr. tells his shocking and courageous life story, beginning in the cotton fields in Mississippi to the executive offices of one of the most powerful cities in the world.Known nationally as the disgraced mayor caught on camera smoking crack...
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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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Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Karen L. Cox · Tantor Audio
Format: Audiobook

In 1932, the city of Natchez, Mississippi, reckoned with an unexpected influx of journalists and tourists as the lurid story of a local murder was splashed across headlines nationwide. Two eccentrics, Richard Dana and Octavia Dockery - known in the press as the "Wild Man" and the "Goat...
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Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?: And Other Questions You Should Have Answers to When You Work in the White House

Alyssa Mastromonaco · Twelve
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

If your funny older sister were the former deputy chief of staff to President Barack Obama, her behind-the-scenes political memoir would look something like this. WHO THOUGHT THIS WAS A GOOD IDEA? is an intimate and admiring portrait of a president, a candid book of advice for young women,...
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Stolen Girls: Survivors of Boko Haram Tell Their Story

Wolfgang Bauer · The New Press
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

One night in April 2014, members of the terrorist organization Boko Haram raided the small town of Chibok in northeast Nigeria and abducted 276 young girls from the local boarding school. The event caused massive, international outrage. Using the hashtag "Bring Back Our Girls,"...
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Rediscovering Americanism: And the Tyranny of Progressivism

Mark R. Levin · Threshold Editions
Pages: 259
Format: Hardcover

From #1 New York Times bestselling author and radio host Mark R. Levin comes a searing plea for a return to America's most sacred values.In Rediscovering Americanism, Mark R. Levin revisits the founders' warnings about the perils of overreach by the federal government and concludes that...
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Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath

Ted Koppel · Crown Publishers
Pages: 279
Format: Print book

In this New York Times bestselling investigation, Ted Koppel reveals that a major cyberattack on America's power grid is not only possible but likely, that it would be devastating, and that the United States is shockingly unprepared. Imagine a blackout lasting not days, but weeks or months....
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Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration—and How to Achieve Real Reform

John F Pfaff · Basic Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A groundbreaking examination of our system of imprisonment, revealing the true causes of mass incarceration as well as the best path to reformThe United States, home to about 5 percent of the world's population, holds nearly 25 percent of its prisoners. How did we get to this point?In Locked...
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