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The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life

Anu Partanen · Harpercollins
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

A Finnish journalist, now a naturalized American citizen, asks Americans to draw on elements of the Nordic way of life to nurture a fairer, happier, more secure, and less stressful society for themselves and their children.Moving to America in 2008, Finnish journalist Anu Partanen quickly...
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Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move

Reece Jones · Verso
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

A major new exploration of the refugee crisis, focusing on how borders are formed and policedForty thousand people died trying to cross international borders in the past decade, with the high-profile deaths along the shores of Europe only accounting for half of the grisly total. Reece Jones...
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Agent 110: An American Spymaster and the German Resistance in WWII

Scott Miller · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 342
Format: Hardcover

This is the secret and suspenseful account of how OSS spymaster Allen Dulles led a network of Germans conspiring to assassinate Hitler and negotiate surrender to bring about the end of World War II before the Soviet's advance.Agent 110 is Allen Dulles, a newly minted spy from an eminent...
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How Democracy Ends

DAVID RUNCIMAN · Basic Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

How will democracy end? And what will replace it? A preeminent political scientist examines the past, present, and future of an endangered political philosophySince the end of World War II, democracy's sweep across the globe seemed inexorable. Yet today, it seems radically imperiled,...
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I Wish My Teacher Knew: How One Question Can Change Everything for Our Kids

Kyle Schwartz · Da Capo Lifelong Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

One day, third-grade teacher Kyle Schwartz asked her students to fill-in-the-blank in this sentence: "I wish my teacherknew ." The results astounded her. Some answers were humorous, others were heartbreaking-all were profoundly moving and enlightening. The results...
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Our Black Sons Matter: Mothers Talk about Fears, Sorrows, and Hopes

George Yancy professor of philosophy Emory University · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Our Black Sons Matter is a powerful collection of original essays, letters, and poems that addresses both the deep joys and the very real challenges of raising black boys today. From Trayvon Martin to Tamir Rice, the list of young black men who have suffered racial violence continues to grow....
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No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy: The Life of General James Mattis

JIM PROSER · Broadside Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

The first in-depth look at the marine hero who has become one of the most beloved and admired men in America today: Secretary of Defense James Mattis.A devout student of history and erudite reader revered by rank and file soldiers, officers, academics, politicians, and ordinary citizens,...
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You Have the Right to Remain Innocent

James Duane · Little a
Pages: 152
Format: Print book

Law professor James J. Duane became a viral sensation thanks to a 2008 lecture outlining the reasons why you should never agree to answer questions from the police - especially if you are innocent and wish to stay out of trouble with the law. In this timely, relevant, and pragmatic new book,...
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Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In

Anonymous. · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Throughout the Presidential campaign, Bernie Sanders galvanized voters with his progressive platform and vision for America. In the book, Sanders shares experiences from the campaign trail and outlines his ideas for continuing a political revolution to fight for a progressive economic,...
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Future War: Preparing for the New Global Battlefield

Robert H Latiff · Knopf
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

An urgent, prescient, and expert look at how future technology will change virtually every aspect of war as we know it and how we can respond to the serious national security challenges ahead. Future war is almost here: battles fought in cyberspace; biologically enhanced soldiers; autonomous...
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iWar: War and Peace in the Information Age

Bill Gertz · Threshold Editions
Pages: 364
Format: Print book

New York Times bestselling author and veteran Washington Times columnist explains how the United States can beat China, Russia, Iran, and ISIS in the coming information-technology wars.America is at war, but most of its citizens don't know it. Covert information warfare is being waged by world...
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The Feminist Revolution: The Struggle for Women's Liberation

BONNIE J MORRIS · Smithsonian Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Explores the global history and contributions of the feminist revolution.The Feminist Revolution offers an overview of women's struggle for equal rights in the late twentieth century. Beginning with the auspicious founding of the National Organization for Women in 1966, at a time when women...
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Overload: Finding the Truth in Today's Deluge of News

BOB SCHIEFFER · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 190
Format: Hardcover

We are in the midst of a communications revolution. We have access to more information than any people in history. But are we more informed or just overwhelmed by so much information we can't process? In Overload, legendary television journalist Bob Schieffer examines today's journalism...
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Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations

Amy Chua · Penguin Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Yale Law School Professor Amy Chua offers a bold new prescription for reversing our foreign policy failures and overcoming our destructive political tribalism at home Humans are tribal. We need to belong to groups. In many parts...
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The Wilderness: Deep Inside the Republican Party's Combative, Contentious, Chaotic Quest to Take Back the White House

McKay Coppins · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The explosive story of the Republican Party's intensely dramatic and fractious efforts to find its way back to unity and national dominanceAfter the 2012 election, the GOP was in the wilderness. Lost and in disarray. And doggedly determined to do whatever it took to get back to 1600...
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