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ISIS: The State of Terror

Jessica Stern · Ecco; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Islamic State, known as ISIS, exploded into the public eye in 2014 with startling speed and shocking brutality. It has captured the imagination of the global jihadist movement, attracting recruits in unprecedented numbers and wreaking bloody destruction with a sadistic glee that has alienated...
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Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right

Jane Mayer · Doubleday
Pages: 449
Format: Print book

Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defeated again and again? Why have protections for employees been decimated? Why do hedge-fund billionaires pay a far lower...
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While America Sleeps: A Wake-up Call for the Post-9/11 Era

Russ Feingold · Crown; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Former senator Russ Feingold looks at institutional failures, both domestic and abroad, since the 9/11 terrorist attacks and proposes steps to be taken - by the government and by individuals - to ensure that the next ten years are focused on solving the international problems that threaten...
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Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right

Arlie Russell Hochschild · New Press
Pages: 351
Format: Print book

2016 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST FOR NONFICTIONA 2016 NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERA KIRKUS BEST BOOK OF 2016One of "6 Books to Understand Trump's Win" according to the New York Times the day after the election"This is a smart, respectful and compelling...
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The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town

John Grisham · Doubleday; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

John Grisham's first work of nonfiction, an exploration of small town justice gone terribly awry, is his most extraordinary legal thriller yet.In the major league draft of 1971, the first player chosen from the State of Oklahoma was Ron Williamson. When he signed with the Oakland A's,...
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Living Mindfully: At Home, at Work, and in the World

Deborah Schoeberlein David · Wisdom
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

Learn to live a life that's good--for yourself and for the world.Like a wise friend or kind teacher, Deborah Schoeberlein David--educator, meditator, and mother--walks you through a complete, easy-to-follow curriculum of mindfulness practice. Beginning with the very basics of noticing...
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Political Animals: How Our Stone-Age Brain Gets in the Way of Smart Politics

Richard Shenkman · Basic Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group
Pages: 302
Format: Print book

Can a football game affect the outcome of an election? What about shark attacks? Or a drought? In a rational world the answer, of course, would be no. But as bestselling historian Rick Shenkman explains in Political Animals, our world is anything but rational. Drawing on science, politics,...
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Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath

Ted Koppel · Crown Publishers
Pages: 279
Format: Print book

In this New York Times bestselling investigation, Ted Koppel reveals that a major cyberattack on America's power grid is not only possible but likely, that it would be devastating, and that the United States is shockingly unprepared. Imagine a blackout lasting not days, but weeks or months....
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The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea

Paul Ryan · Grand Central Pub
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the intellectual leader of the Republican party, an unvarnished look into the state of the conservative movement today and a clear plan for what needs to be done to save the American Idea.THE WAY FORWARD challenges conventional thinking, outlines his political vision for 2014 and beyond,...
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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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Year of Programs for Millennials and More

Amy J Alessio · Amer Library Assn Editions
Format: Print book

Needless to say, programming for teens can be a dubious fit for library users in their 20s; and what appeals to Baby Boomers isn't necessarily ideal for those in their 30s and 40s. Millennials deserve their own programs. This handy guide specifically targets those on the cusp of the born-digital...
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Dealing with China: An Insider Unmasks the New Economic Superpower

Henry M Paulson · Twelve, 2015.
Pages: 430
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
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45: A Portrait of My Knucklehead Brother Jeb

Scott Dikkers · Grand Central Publishing, 2015.
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

An irreverent take on the national bestseller 41: A Portrait of My Father by George W. Bush, 45 is a no-holds-barred tell-all written in the voice of former president George W. Bush as he stumps for his brother Jeb--perhaps doing more harm than good. In 45: A Portrait of My Knucklehead...
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