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With All Due Respect: Defending America with Grit and Grace

Nikki Haley - St. Martins Press
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times and USA Today bestsellerA revealing, dramatic, deeply personal book about the most significant events of our time, written by the former United States Ambassador to the United NationsNikki Haley is widely admired for her forthright manner ("With all due respect,...
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Poetry and Power: John F. Kennedy's Vision for America

STEPHEN KENNEDY SMITH - Harper
Format: Hardcover

Published in commemoration of the centennial of President John F. Kennedy's birth, here is the definitive compendium of JFK's most important and brilliant speeches, accompanied by commentary and reflections by leading American and international figures - including Senator Elizabeth Warren,...
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Resistance: How Women Saved Democracy from Donald Trump

Jennifer Rubin - William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Shattered and Game Change, Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin provides an insider's look at how women across the political spectrum carried a revolution to the ballot box and defeated Donald Trump, based on interviews with key figures such as Kamala Harris,...
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Fight like a Mother: How a Grassroots Movement Took on the Gun Lobby and Why Women Will Change the World

Shannon Watts - HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

Shannon Watts was a stay-at-home mom folding laundry when news broke of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary. In one moment, she went from outraged to engaged and decided to do something about it. What started as a simple Facebook group to connect with other frustrated parents grew...
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The Deep State: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of a Shadow Government

Mike Lofgren - Viking
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of The Party Is Over delivers a no-holds-barred, House of Cards-style expos of who really wields power in Washington Mike Lofgren is back with a book perfectly pitched for the frenzied circus of the primaries. His argument...
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The State Must Provide: Why America's Colleges Have Always Been Unequal--and How to Set Them Right

Adam Harris - Ecco
Format: Hardcover

The definitive history of the pervasiveness of racial inequality in American higher educationAmerica's colleges and universities have a shameful secret: they have never given Black people a fair chance to succeed. From its inception, our higher education system was not built on equality...
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The Ghosts of Langley: Into the CIA's Heart of Darkness

John Prados - The New Press
Format: Hardcover

From the writer Kai Bird calls a "wonderfully accessible historian," the first major history of the CIA in a decade, published to tie in with the seventieth anniversary of the agency's foundingDuring his first visit to Langley, the CIA's Virginia headquarters, President Donald...
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Slanted: How the News Media Taught Us to Love Censorship and Hate Journalism

Sharyl Attkisson - Harper
Format: Hardcover

The five-time Emmy Award-winning investigative reporter and New York Times bestselling author of Stonewalled and The Smear uncovers how partisan bias and gullibility are destroying American journalism.The news as we once knew it no longer exists. It's become a product molded and shaped...
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Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America

Stacey Abrams - Henry Holt and Co.
Format: Hardcover

Beloved national leader and bestselling author Stacey Abrams offers an empowering blueprint to ending voter suppression, reclaiming identity, and reshaping progressive politics. Voter suppression has plagued America since its inception, and so has the issue of identity -- who is really...
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The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America

Jim Acosta - Harper
Format: Hardcover

From CNN's veteran Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta, an explosive, first-hand account of the dangers he faces reporting on the current White House while fighting on the front lines in President Trump's war on truth. In Mr. Trump's campaign against what he calls "Fake News,"...
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