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Barack Obama: The Story

David Maraniss · Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From one of our preeminent journalists and modern historians comes the epic story of Barack Obama and the world that created him. In Barack Obama The Story, David Maraniss has written a deeply reported generational biography teeming with fresh insights and revealing information, a masterly...
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America by Heart : Reflections on Family, Faith, and Flag

Sarah Palin · HarperCollins; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin delivers an intimate and personal look at the woman behind the public servant. In her 1 New York Times bestselling memoir Going Rogue—the bestselling nonfiction book of 2009—Palin gave readers a look at her upbringing, her dynamic career, and her candidacy...
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Infamy: The Shocking Story of the Japanese American Internment in World War II

Richard Reeves · Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
Pages: 342
Format: Print book

A LOS ANGELES TIMES BESTSELLER * A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITOR'S CHOICE * Bestselling author Richard Reeves provides an authoritative account of the internment of more than 120,000 Japanese-Americans and Japanese aliens during World War IILess than three months after Japan bombed...
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The Business Solution to Poverty: Designing Products and Services for Three Billion New Customers

Paul Polak · Berrett-Koehler Publishers; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Right now the number of people living on $2 a day or less is more than the entire population of the world in 1950. These 2.7 billion people are not just the world’s greatest challenge—they represent an extraordinary market opportunity. By learning how to serve them ethically...
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The Wordy Shipmates

Sarah Vowell · Riverhead Books
Pages: 254
Format: Print book

The Wordy Shipmates is New York Times?bestselling author Sarah Vowell?s exploration of the Puritans and their journey to America to become the people of John Winthrop?s ?city upon a hill??a shining example, a ?city that cannot be hid.? To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation,...
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Descent into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building in Pakistan, Afghanistan, a nd Central Asia

Ahmed Rashid · Viking
Pages: 484
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestselling author provides a shocking analysis of the crisis in Pakistan and the renewed radicalism threatening Afghanistan and the West. Ahmed Rashid is "Pakistan's best and bravest reporter" (Christopher Hitchens). His unique knowledge of this vast...
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Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Marc Peyser · Nan A. Talese
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tangled lives provide a sweeping look at the twentieth century. When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his beautiful and flamboyant daughter...
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Why the right went wrong : conservatism-- from Goldwater to the Tea Party and beyond

E J Dionne · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 532
Format: Print book

"Dionne's expertise is evident in this finely crafted and convincing work." - The Los Angeles Times From one of our most engaging political reporters and the author of Why Americans Hate Politics; the story of conservatism from the Goldwater 1960s to the present day Tea Party...
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Interesting Times: Writings from a Turbulent Decade

George Packer · Farrar, Straus and Giroux; First Edition edition
Format: Print book

Throughout his career as a journalist, George Packer has always been attuned to the voices and stories of individuals caught up in the big ideas and events of contemporary history. Interesting Times unites brilliant investigative pieces such as “Betrayed,” about Iraqi interpreters,...
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Double Down: Game Change 2012

Mark Halperin · Penguin Press HC, The
Format: Hardcover

Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times:"Those hungry for political news will read Double Down for the scooplets and insidery glimpses it serves up about the two campaigns, and the clues it offers about the positioning already going on among Republicans and Democrats for 2016 ... The book...
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The War of Ideas: Jihadism against Democracy

Walid Phares · Palgrave Macmillan
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From Afghanistan and Iraq to Europe and the United States we are engaged in one of the most heated wars of all time. In this incisive new book, the man that has been called--the only one to understand the mind of the jihadist--shows that the most important battle is actually taking...
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One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon

Tim Weiner · Henry Holt & Company
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A shocking and riveting look at one of the most dramatic and disastrous presidencies in US history, from Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Tim WeinerBased largely on documents declassified only in the last few years, One Man Against the World paints a devastating portrait...
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Love & War: Twenty Years, Three Presidents, Two Daughters and One Louisiana Home

James Carville · Blue Rider Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

For twenty years, James Carville and Mary Matalin have held the mantle of the nation's most politically opposed, ideologically mismatched, and intensely opinionated couple. In this follow-up to their groundbreaking All's Fair: Love, War, and Running for President, Carville and Matalin...
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And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East

Richard Engel · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 241
Format: Print book

When he was just twenty-three, a recent graduate of Stanford University, Richard Engel set off to Cairo with $2,000 and dreams of being a reporter. Shortly thereafter he was working freelance for Arab news sources and got a call that a busload of Italian tourists were massacred at a Cairo...
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World Order

Henry Kissinger · Penguin Books
Pages: 420
Format: Print book

Walter Isaacson, Time:"Dazzling and instructive... [a] magisterial new book."Henry Kissinger offers in World Order a deep meditation on the roots of international harmony and global disorder. Drawing on his experience as one of the foremost statesmen of the modern era - advising...
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