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Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country

Steve Almond · Red Hen Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Like a lot of Americans, Steve Almond spent the weeks after the 2016 election lying awake, in a state of dread and bewilderment. The problem wasn't just the election, but the fact that nobody could explain, in any sort of coherent way, why America had elected a cruel, corrupt, and incompetent...
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No Day Shall Erase You: The Story of 9/11 as Told at the September 11 Museum

Alice M Greenwald · 9/11 Memorial
Pages: 226
Format: Print book

Published to coincide with the fifteenth anniversary of 9/11, this book emphasizes the highlights of the museum's interpretation of this somber day. This book is the definitive, official companion volume to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum. It provides visitors with a lasting...
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Social Security, Medicare and Government Pensions: Get the Most Out of Your Retirement and Medical Benefits

JOSEPH MATTHEWS · NOLO
Pages: 496
Format: Paperback

Your complete guide to Social Security retirement and medical benefits. The rules for claiming Social Security have changed. Find out if you still qualify to file and suspend benefits or to choose between your own benefits and spousal benefits before these strategies disappear. Learn this...
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Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Baltimore and Beyond

Marc Lamont Hill · Atria Books
Pages: 250
Format: Print book

"An impassioned analysis of headline-making cases ... .Timely, controversial, and bound to stir already heated discussion." - Kirkus Reviews "A thought-provoking and important analysis of oppression, recommended for those seeking clarity on current events." - Library...
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Demand the Impossible!: A Radical Manifesto

William Ayers · Haymarket Books
Pages: 225
Format: Print book

In an era defined by mass incarceration, endless war, economic crisis, catastrophic environmental destruction, and a political system offering more of the same, radical social transformation has never been more urgent - or seemed more remote.A manifesto for movement-makers in extraordinary...
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1619: Jamestown and the Forging of American Democracy

James P P Horn · Basic Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An extraordinary year in which American democracy and American slavery emerged hand in handAlong the banks of the James River, Virginia, during an oppressively hot spell in the middle of summer 1619, two events occurred within a few weeks of each other that would profoundly shape the course...
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The Complete Infidel's Guide to Iran

Robert Spencer · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 361
Format: Print book

The author of The Complete Infidel's Guide to ISIS and The Complete Infidel's Guide to the Koran returns with the sharp wit and boundless courage needed to expose the oncoming storm from Iran.
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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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The Future of Geopolitics: The Munk Debates

NIALL FERGUSON · House of Anansi Press
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback

Be it resolved, the liberal international order is over ... Since the end of World War II, global affairs have been shaped by three broad trends: the increasing free movement of people and goods, international rules setting, and a broad appreciation of the mutual benefits of a more interconnected,...
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The Last Palestinian: The Rise and Reign of Mahmoud Abbas

GRANT RUMLEY · Prometheus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Mahmoud Abbas rose to prominence as a top Palestinian negotiator, became the leader of his nation, and then tragically failed to negotiate a peace agreement. This is the first book in English that focuses on one of the most important fixtures of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Filled...
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Generation Revolution: On the Front Line Between Tradition and Change in the Middle East

Rachel Aspden · Other Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Generation Revolution unravels the complex forces shaping the lives of four young Egyptians on the eve and in the aftermath of the Arab Spring, and what their stories mean for the future of the Middle East. In 2003 Rachel Aspden arrived in Egypt as a 23-year-old journalist. She found a country...
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Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel

John Stubbs · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

A rich and riveting portrait of the man behind Gulliver's Travels, by a "vivid, ardent, and engaging" author (New York Times Book Review) .Jonathan Swift's world-famous books -- from Gulliver's Travels to A Modest Proposal -- are unparalleled in their piercing critique...
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Pantsuit Nation

LIBBY CHAMBERLAIN · FLATIRON BOOKS
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

From the fastest-growing private Facebook group in history -- now with nearly 4 million engaged and impassioned members -- a beautifully designed, inspiring collection of stories and photographs that capture what it means to live, work, struggle, love, and celebrate in our world.
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The Burr Conspiracy: Uncovering the Story of an Early American Crisis

James E Lewis · Princeton University Press
Pages: 728
Format: Hardcover

A multifaceted portrait of the early American republic as seen through the lens of the Burr ConspiracyIn 1805 and 1806, Aaron Burr, former vice president of the newly formed American republic, traveled through the Trans-Appalachian West gathering support for a mysterious enterprise, for which...
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The President's Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas

Adrian Miller · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

James Beard award-winning author Adrian Miller vividly tells the stories of the African Americans who worked in the presidential food service as chefs, personal cooks, butlers, stewards, and servers for every First Family since George and Martha Washington. Miller brings together the names...
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