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Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History

KATY TUR · Dey Street Books
Pages: 291
Format: Hardcover

INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER"Compelling ... this book couldn't be more timely." - Jill Abramson, New York Times Book Review FROM THE RECIPIENT OF THE 2017 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in JournalismCalled "disgraceful," "third-rate," and "not nice"...
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Far and Away: Reports from the Brink of Change: Seven Continents, Twenty-Five Years

Andrew Solomon · Scribner Book Company
Pages: 512
Format: Print book

From the winner of the National Book Award and the National Books Critics' Circle Award - and one of the most original thinkers of our time - a riveting collection of essays about places in dramatic transition.Far and Away collects Andrew Solomon's writings about places undergoing seismic...
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A Fine Mess: A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and More Efficient Tax System

T R REID · PENGUIN Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Bestselling author T. R. Reid voyages around the world to solve the urgent problem of America's failing tax code, unraveling a complex topic in plain English and telling a rollicking story along the way.The U.S. tax code is a total write-off. Overstuffed with loopholes and special interest...
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Foundations of Library Services: An Introduction for Support Staff

Hali R Keeler · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 213
Format: Print book

Trained library support staff is critical in assisting the user in locating and interpreting the resources available in libraries. To do so requires the knowledge and practice of library missions and roles in different types of libraries and the delivery of that information to an increasingly...
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Raising the Floor: How a Universal Basic Income Can Renew Our Economy and Rebuild the American Dream

Andy Stern · Public Affairs
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Advances in technology are creating the next economy and enabling us to make things/do things/connect with others in smarter, cheaper, faster, more effective ways. But the price of this progress has been a decoupling of the engine of prosperity from jobs that have been the means by which...
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The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France's Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando

PAUL KIX · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Agent Zigzag comes this breathtaking biography, as fast-paced and emotionally intuitive as the very best spy thrillers, which illuminates an unsung hero of the French Resistance during World War II - Robert de La Rochefoucald, an aristocrat turned anti-Nazi saboteur...
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The Fate of the West: The Battle to Save the World's Most Successful Political Idea

Bill Emmott · The Economist
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

The West has long been a font of stability, prosperity, and security. Yet when faced with global instability and economic uncertainty, it is tempting for states to react by closing borders, hoarding wealth, and solidifying power. We have seen it in Japan, France, and Italy in the past,...
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Exoneree Diaries: The Fight for Innocence, Independence, and Identity

Alison Flowers · Haymarket Books
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

Through intimate portraits of four exonerated prisoners, journalist Alison Flowers explores what happens to innocent people when the state flings open the jailhouse door and tosses them back, empty-handed into the unknown. From the front lines of the wrongful conviction capital of the United...
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America Needs Talent: Attracting, Educating & Deploying the 21st-Century Workforce

Jamie Merisotis · Rosettabooks
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

"This book should be on the desk of every 2016 Presidential candidate." --Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO, New AmericaWith falling wages and rising inequality, persistent unemployment, failing schools, and broken cities, have America's best days come and gone?In America...
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The Contractor: How I Landed in a Pakistani Prison and Ignited a Diplomatic Crisis

Raymond Allen Davis · BenBella Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

On January 27, 2011, on the streets of Lahore, Pakistan, US Government Security contractor Raymond Davis found himself staring down the barrel of a gun. Defending himself, he shot and killed two men who were - depending upon who you ask - illiterate robbers or Pakistani intelligence agents.The...
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Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

Gordon S Wood · Penguin Press
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

From the great historian of the American Revolution, New York Times-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning Gordon Wood, comes a majestic dual biography of two of America's most enduringly fascinating figures, whose partnership helped birth a nation, and whose subsequent falling out did much to fix its course.Thomas...
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(((Semitism) ) ) : Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump

Jonathan Weisman · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Michael Eric Dyson, author of Tears We Cannot Stop: "With eloquence and poignancy Weisman shows how hatred can slowly and quietly chew away at the moral fabric of society. We now live in an age where more than ever bigotry and oppression no longer need to hide in fear of reproach....
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The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State

NADIA MURAD · Tim Duggan Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In this intimate memoir of survival, a former captive of the Islamic State tells her harrowing and ultimately inspiring story. Nadia Murad was born and raised in Kocho, a small village of farmers and shepherds in northern Iraq. A member of the Yazidi community, she and her brothers and sisters...
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World War Trump: The Risks of America's New Nationalism

HALL GARDNER · Prometheus Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An expert on global politics details the dangers of Trump's nationalist agenda and its destabilizing effects on the world.How will Donald Trump's "America First" policy impact international stability? This sobering book argues that it will put the country on a path toward war....
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Queer Virtue: What LGBTQ People Know About Life and Love and How It Can Revitalize Christianity

Elizabeth M Edman · Beacon Press
Pages: 181
Format: Print book

LGBTQ people are a gift to the Church and have the potential to revitalize Christianity.As an openly lesbian Episcopal priest and professional advocate for LGBTQ justice, the Reverend Elizabeth Edman has spent her career grappling with the core tenets of her faith. After deep reflection...
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