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Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation

Michael Chabon · Harper Perennial
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. In Kingdom of Olives and Ash, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, two of today's most renowned novelists and essayists,...
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The Exile: The Stunning Inside Story of Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda in Flight

Adrian Levy · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

Startling and scandalous, this is an intimate insider's story of Osama bin Laden's retinue in the ten years after 9/11, a family in flight and at war.From September 11, 2001 to May 2, 2011, Osama Bin Laden evaded intelligence services and special forces units, drones and hunter killer squads....
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Untitled on HRC

Jonathan Allen · Crown
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIt was never supposed to be this close. And of course she was supposed to win. How Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election to Donald Trump is the riveting story of a sure thing gone off the rails. For every Comey revelation or hindsight acknowledgment about the electorate,...
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The Deep State: The Fall of the Constitution and the Rise of a Shadow Government

Mike Lofgren · Viking
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The New York Times bestselling author of The Party Is Over delivers a no-holds-barred, House of Cards-style exposé of who really wields power in Washington Mike Lofgren is back with a book perfectly pitched for the frenzied circus of the primaries. His argument this time is that for all of the backstabbing...
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United States Government Information: Policies and Sources

Peter Hernon · Libraries Unlimited
Pages: 430
Format: Hardcover

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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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Start a Revolution: Stop Acting Like a Library

Ben Bizzle · Editions
Pages: 194
Format: Paperback

But this is how we've always done it! Objections to taking a fresh tack are about as common as budget shortfalls, and the two are more closely related than you might think. At the Craighead County Jonesboro Public Library in Arkansas, Bizzle and his colleagues defied common practices...
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The Sociology Book

Christopher Thorpe · DK Publishing
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The Sociology Book takes on some of humankind's biggest questions: What is society? What makes it tick? Why do we interact in the way that we do with our friends, coworkers, and rivals? The Sociology Book profiles the world's most renowned sociologists and more than 100 of their biggest...
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Called to Rise

DAVID O BROWN · Ballantine Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The Dallas police chief who inspired a nation with his compassionate, community-focused response to the killing of five of his officers shares his uplifting personal story and a blueprint for the future of policing.
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The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them

Joseph E. Stiglitz · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

How has America become the most unequal advanced country in the world, and what can we do about it?In The Great Divide, Joseph E. Stiglitz expands on the diagnosis he offered in his best-selling book The Price of Inequality and suggests ways to counter America's growing problem. With...
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On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

TIMOTHY SNYDER · Tim Duggan Books
Pages: 126
Format: Paperback

#1 New York Times BestsellerThe Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat they knew, the tyranny that overcame ancient democracy. Today, our political order faces new threats, not unlike the totalitarianism of the twentieth century. We are no wiser than the Europeans who saw democracy...
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We Were Eight Years in Power: A Journey Through the Obama Era

TA-NEHISI COATES · One World
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

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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Dangerous

Milo Yiannopoulos · Dangerous Books
Pages: 285
Format: Hardcover

The liberal media machine did everything they could to keep this book out of your hands. Now, finally, Dangerous, the most controversial book of the decade, is tearing down safe spaces everywhere.
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A Very Expensive Poison: The Assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's War with the West

Luke Harding · Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

A real-life political assassination story--complete with KGB, CIA, MI5, and Russian mobsters--that reverberates from the streets of London to the deadly halls of today's Kremlin. A Vintage Original. On November 1, 2006, journalist and Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned...
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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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