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The War on Neighborhoods: Policing, Prison, and Punishment in a Divided City

Ryan Lugalia-Hollon · Beacon Press
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

A narrative-driven exploration of policing and the punishment of disadvantage in Chicago, and a new vision for repairing urban neighborhoodsFor people of color who live in segregated urban neighborhoods, surviving crime and violence is a generational reality. As violence in cities like...
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Dressed Up for a Riot: Misadventures in Putin's Moscow

MICHAEL IDOV · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A memoir of revolution, reaction, and Russian men's fashionIn this crackling memoir, the journalist and novelist Michael Idov recounts the tempestuous years he spent living alongside -- and closely observing -- the media and cultural elite of Putin's Russia. After accepting a surprise offer...
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It's Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America

DAVID CAY JOHNSTON · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"One of America's most important journalists" (The Washington Monthly) , winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and author of the New York Times bestseller The Making of Donald Trump, David Cay Johnston examines the Trump Administration's policies in its first one hundred days, showing...
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The View from Flyover Country: Dispatches from the Forgotten America

Sarah Kendzior · Flatiron Books
Pages: 239
Format: Paperback

NEW YORK TIMES and MIBA BESTSELLERFrom the St. Louis-based journalist often credited with first predicting Donald Trump's presidential victory."A collection of sharp-edged, humanistic pieces about the American heartland...Passionate pieces that repeatedly assail the inability of many...
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Our 50-State Border Crisis: How the Mexican Border Fuels the Drug Epidemic Across America

HOWARD G BUFFETT · Hachette Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From one of America's most prominent philanthropists, an eye-opening, myth-busting new perspective on the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. Howard G. Buffett has seen first-hand the devastating impact of cheap Mexican heroin and other opiate cocktails across America. Fueled by failing...
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Real American: A Memoir

JULIE LYTHCOTT-HAIMS · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A fearless debut memoir in which beloved and bestselling How to Raise an Adult author Julie Lythcott-Haims pulls no punches in her recollections of growing up a biracial black woman in America.Bringing a poetic sensibility to her prose to stunning effect, Lythcott-Haims briskly and stirringly...
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The Road to Camelot: Inside the Kennedy Campaign

Tom Oliphant · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

"A must-read for fans of presidential history." - USA TODAY "Splendid ... a gripping, authoritative campaign history." - The Boston Globe "Terrific ... a tougher and more balanced account of the long campaign than anybody's written yet." - The Christian...
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What Unites Us

Dan Rather · Algonquin Books
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

"I find myself thinking deeply about what it means to love America, as I surely do." - Dan Rather At a moment of crisis over our national identity, venerated journalist Dan Rather has emerged as a voice of reason and integrity, reflecting on - and writing passionately about - what...
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Uprooting Racism - 4th edition: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice

Paul Kivel · New Society Publishers
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

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Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose

Joe Biden · Flatiron Books
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A deeply moving memoir about the year that would forever change both a family and a country. In November 2014, thirteen members of the Biden family gathered on Nantucket for Thanksgiving, a tradition they had been celebrating for the past forty years; it was the one constant in what...
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Victoria & Abdul

Shrabani Basu · Vintage
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture starring Dame Judi Dench from director Stephen Frears, releasing September 22, 2017. Tall and handsome Abdul was just twenty-four years old when he arrived in England from Agra to wait at tables for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. Within a year, Abdul...
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American Values: Lessons I Learned from My Family

ROBERT F JR KENNEDY · Harper
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

In this moving, thoughtful family history, the son and namesake of Robert Fitzgerald Kennedy shares memories of his turbulent childhood and the lessons that have shaped his enduring values.Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., the third of eleven children born to Bobby Kennedy and Ethel Skakel Kennedy,...
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Pretend I'm Not Here: How I Worked with Three Newspaper Icons, One Powerful First Lady, and Still Managed to Dig Myself Out of the Washington Swamp

Barbara Feinman Todd · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

An accomplished former ghostwriter and book researcher who worked with Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein, Ben Bradlee, and Hillary Clinton goes behind-the-scenes of the national's capital to tell the story of how she survived the exciting, but self-important and self-promoting world of the Beltway.Barbara...
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The True Flag: Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, and the Birth of American Empire

Stephen Kinzer · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author of Overthrow and The Brothers brings to life the forgotten political debate that set America's interventionist course in the world for the twentieth century and beyond.How should the United States act in the world? Americans cannot decide. Sometimes we burn with righteous...
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Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World

Eileen McNamara · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines the life and times of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, arguing she left behind the Kennedy family's most profound political legacy.While Joe Kennedy was grooming his sons for the White House and the Senate, his Stanford-educated daughter Eunice was tapping...
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