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War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence

Ronan Farrow · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 392
Format: Book

A harrowing exploration of the collapse of American diplomacy and the abdication of global leadership, by the winner of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Public Service. US foreign policy is undergoing a dire transformation, forever changing America's place in the world. Institutions of diplomacy...
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The Relevance of Religion: How Faithful People Can Change Politics

John Danforth · Random House
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Former United States senator and ambassador to the United Nations John Danforth offers a fascinating, thoughtful, and deeply personal look at the state of American politics today - and how religion can be a bridge over our bitter partisan divide. In an era of extreme partisanship, when...
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Victoria & Abdul

Shrabani Basu · Vintage
Pages: 352
Format: Book

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture starring Dame Judi Dench from director Stephen Frears, releasing September 22, 2017.History's most unlikely friendship - this is the astonishing story of Queen Victoria and her dearestcompanion, the young Indian Munshi Abdul Karim.In the twilight years...
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Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump

Rick Reilly · Hachette Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An uproarious indictment of Donald Trump's lying, cheating, and poor sportsmanship--by the bestselling author and acclaimed sportswriter. Commander in Cheat: How Golf Explains Trump is an on-the-ground and behind-the-scenes look at Trump's ethics deficit on and off the course. Reilly...
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Beyond These Walls: Rethinking Crime and Punishment in the United States

Tony Platt · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking investigation into the roots of the American criminal justice system reveals how the past bleeds into the present. Beyond These Walls is an ambitious and far-ranging exploration that tracks the legacy of crime and imprisonment in the United States, from the historical roots...
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Whistlestop: Reporting the Stories that Make Campaign History

John Dickerson · Twelve
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

From Face the Nation moderator and Slate political columnist John Dickerson, WHISTLESTOP tells the stories behind the stories of the most memorable and even forgotten moments in American presidential campaign history.The stakes are high. The characters full of striving and ego. Presidential...
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Every Man a King: A Short, Colorful History of American Populists

CHRIS STIREWALT · Twelve
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From Fox News' politics editor Chris Stirewalt -- a fun and lively account of America's populist tradition, from Andrew Jackson and Teddy Roosevelt, to Ross Perot, Pat Buchanan, and Donald Trump. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Helvetica Neue'; -webkit-text-stroke:...
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The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition

LINDA GORDON · Liveright
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

By legitimizing bigotry and redefining so-called American values, a revived Klan in the 1920s left a toxic legacy that demands reexamination today.A new Ku Klux Klan arose in the early 1920s, a less violent but equally virulent descendant of the relatively small, terrorist Klan of the 1870s....
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Liberty and Coercion: The Paradox of American Government from the Founding to the Present

Gary Gerstle · Princeton University Press
Pages: 452
Format: Print book

American governance is burdened by a paradox. On the one hand, Americans don't want "big government" meddling in their lives; on the other hand, they have repeatedly enlisted governmental help to impose their views regarding marriage, abortion, religion, and schooling on their...
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Reagan: An American Journey

Bob Spitz · Penguin Press
Pages: 880
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling biographer Bob Spitz, a full and rich biography of an epic American life, capturing what made Ronald Reagan both so beloved and so transformational.More than five years in the making, based on hundreds of interviews and access to previously unavailable documents,...
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The Hell of Good Intentions: America's Foreign Policy Elite and the Decline of U.S. Primacy

Stephen M Walt · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times-bestselling author Stephen M. Walt, The Hell of Good Intentions dissects the faults and foibles of recent American foreign policy -- explaining why it has been plagued by disasters like the "forever wars" in Iraq and Afghanistan and outlining what can be done...
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After the Tall Timber: Collected Nonfiction

Renata Adler · New York Review Books; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

What is really going on here? For decades Renata Adler has been asking and answering this question with unmatched urgency. As a staff writer at The New Yorker. Adler reported on civil rights from Selma, Alabama; the wars in Biafra, and the Middle East; the Nixon impeachment inquiry;...
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Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America

Ari Berman · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Countless books have been written about the civil rights movement, but far less attention has been paid to what happened after the dramatic passage of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) in 1965 and the turbulent forces it unleashed. Give Us the Ballot tells this story for the first time.In this...
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Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality

James Kwak · Pantheon Books
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Here is a bracing deconstruction of the framework for understanding the world that is learned as gospel in Economics 101, regardless of its imaginary assumptions and misleading half-truths.Economism: an ideology that distorts the valid principles and tools of introductory college economics,...
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