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Blue on Blue: An Insider's Story of Good Cops Catching Bad Cops

Charles Campisi · Scribner
Pages: 368
Format: Book

This eye-opening, richly authentic memoir by the longest serving chief of NYPD's Internal Affairs Bureau reveals what it's like to expose and put away the bad cops - so that they won't tarnish the majority who wear the uniform. Charles Campisi headed the NYPD's Internal...
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Deadly Force: A Police Shooting and My Family's Search for the Truth

Lawrence O'Donnell · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 472
Format: Paperback

Featuring a new preface and afterword by the author From the host of MSNBC's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, the riveting story of a 1975 police shooting of an unarmed black man in Boston - one of the first to draw national headlines - and the dramatic investigation and court...
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The Fall of Wisconsin: The Conservative Conquest of a Progressive Bastion and the Future of American Politics

Dan Kaufman · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Book

The untold story behind the most shocking political upheaval in the country. For more than a century, Wisconsin has been known nationwide for its progressive ideas and government. It famously served as a "laboratory of democracy," a cradle of the labor and environmental movements,...
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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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High-Risers: Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing

Ben Austen · Harper
Pages: 400
Format: Book

Joining the ranks of Evicted, The Warmth of Other Suns, and classic works of literary non-fiction by Alex Kotlowitz and J. Anthony Lukas, High-Risers braids personal narratives, city politics, and national history to tell the timely and epic story of Chicago's Cabrini-Green, America's...
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Pence: The Path to Power

Andrea Neal · Red Lightning Books
Pages: 200
Format: Book

What does it take to become the second-in-command of one of the most powerful countries in the world? Mike Pence's rise to the vice presidency of the United States wasn't always easy. To some, he is the personification of American conservative values, but to others, his ideals are the epitome...
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Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make It Harder for Blacks to Succeed

Jason L. Riley · Encounter Books
Format: Book

Why is it that so many efforts by liberals to lift the black underclass not only fail, but often harm the intended beneficiaries? In Please Stop Helping Us, Jason L. Riley examines how well-intentioned welfare programs are in fact holding black Americans back. Minimum-wage laws may lift...
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Real American: A Memoir

Julie Lythcott-Haims · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 288
Format: Book

A fearless 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 black woman in America. Bringing a poetic sensibility to her prose to stunning effect, Lythcott-Haims briskly and stirringly evokes...
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So You Want to Talk About Race

Ijeoma Oluo · Seal Press
Pages: 256
Format: Book

A current, constructive, and actionable exploration of today's racial landscape, offering straightforward clarity that readers of all races need to contribute to the dismantling of the racial divide In So You Want to Talk About Race, Editor at Large of The Establishment Ijeoma Oluo...
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A Time of Scandal: Charles R. Forbes, Warren G. Harding, and the Making of the Veterans Bureau

Rosemary Stevens · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 408
Format: Print book

In the early 1920s, with the nation still recovering from World War I, President Warren G. Harding founded a huge new organization to treat disabled veterans: the US Veterans Bureau, now known as the Department of Veterans Affairs. He appointed his friend, decorated veteran Colonel Charles...
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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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Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History

Katy Tur · Dey Street Books
Pages: 291
Format: Book

Called "disgraceful," "third-rate," and "not nice" by Donald Trump, NBC News correspondent Katy Tur reported on - and took flak from - the most captivating and volatile presidential candidate in American history. Katy Tur lived out of a suitcase for a year...
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We Were Eight Years in Power: A Journey Through the Obama Era

Ta-Nehisi Coates · One World
Pages: 400
Format: Book

In these "urgently relevant essays,"* the National Book Award-winning author of Between the World and Me "reflects on race, Barack Obama's presidency and its jarring aftermath"* - including the election of Donald Trump. "We were eight years in power" was the lament...
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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Reni Eddo-Lodge · Bloomsbury Circus
Pages: 249
Format: Book

A powerful and provocative argument on the role that race and racism play in modern Britain, by award-winning journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge. In 2014, Reni Eddo-Lodge wrote about her frustration with the way that discussions of race and racism in Britain were being led by those who weren't...
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