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Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World

Robin Wright · Simon & Schuster; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A decade after the attacks this groundbreaking book by a preeminent reporter takes readers deep into the struggle within the Muslim world where a growing movement defies and challenges extremism and repudiates Osama bin Laden his deviant doctrine and his violent disciples Robin Wright...
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Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia?

Karen Dawisha · Simon & Schuster; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The raging question in the world today is who is the real Vladimir Putin and what are his intentions. Karen Dawishas brilliant Putins Kleptocracy provides an answer, describing how Putin got to power, the cabal he brought with him, the billions they have looted, and his plan to restore...
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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

"Based on two decades of reporting, NBC's chief foreign correspondent's riveting story of the Middle East revolutions, the Arab Spring, war, and terrorism seen up-close--sometimes dangerously so. When he was just twenty-three, a recent graduate of Stanford University, Richard...
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The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation's Call to Greatness

Harlow Giles Unger · Da Capo Press
Format: Hardcover

In this lively and compelling biography Harlow Giles Unger reveals the dominant political figure of a generation. A fierce fighter in four critical Revolutionary War battles and a courageous survivor of Valley Forge and a near-fatal wound at the Battle of Trenton, James Monroe (1751-1831)...
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Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times

Kenneth Whyte · Knopf
Pages: 736
Format: Hardcover

The definitive biography of one of the most remarkable Americans of the twentieth century, Herbert Hoover--a revisionist account that will forever change the way Americans understand the man, his presidency, and his battle against the Great Depression. A poor orphan who built a fortune,...
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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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Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

MICHAEL WOLFF · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

With extraordinary access to the Trump White House, Michael Wolff tells the inside storyof the most controversial presidency of our timeThe first nine months of Donald Trump's term were stormy, outrageous -- and absolutely mesmerizing. Now, thanks to his deep access to the West Wing, bestselling...
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The Good Spy: The Life and Death of Robert Ames

Kai Bird · Random House Inc
Pages: 430
Format: Hardcover

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird's compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history - a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West. On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded...
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The Thirteen American Arguments: Enduring Debates That Define and Inspire Our Country

Howard Fineman · Random House
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

"The Thirteen American Arguments is a thought-provoking, engaging study of the great American debate, and a highly worthwhile read."-RealClearPolitics.com"Insightful and enjoyable . . . . In The Thirteen American Arguments, Howard Fineman lifts readers above the fog of modern...
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Speech-less: Tales of a White House Survivor

Matthew Latimer · Crown; First Edition edition
Format: Book

From a top speechwriter to President George W. Bush and Donald Rumsfeld, this may be the most deliciously candid memoir ever written about official Washington—a laugh-out-loud cri de coeur that shows what can happen to idealism in a town driven by self-interest.   Despite...
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Believer: My Forty Years in Politics

David Axelrod · Penguin Press
Pages: 528
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Book Review"A stout defense--indeed, the best I have read--of the Obama years."A New York Times BestsellerDavid Axelrod has always been a believer. Whether as a young journalist investigating city corruption, a campaign consultant guiding underdog candidates against...
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My Country, 'Tis of Thee: My Faith, My Family, Our Future

Keith Ellison · Gallery Books/Karen Hunter Publishing
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

I raised my right hand and placed my left on the Quran, which was being held by my wife and mom. Suddenly I was blinded by a cascade of camera flashes. Keith Ellison is the first Muslim elected to Congress. In fact, the first nonwhite that Minnesota has ever elected to Congress. That wasn't...
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1858: Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant and the War They Failed to See

Bruce Chadwick · Sourcebooks; First edition
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"Highly recommended–a gripping narrative of the critical year of 1858 and the nation's slide toward disunion and war. Chadwick is especially adept at retelling the intense emotions of this critical time, particularly especially in recounting abolitionist opposition to the Fugitive...
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