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The Hostage's Daughter: A Story of Family, Madness, and the Middle East

Sulome Anderson · Dey Street Books
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

In this gripping blend of reportage, memoir, and analysis, a journalist and daughter of one of the world's most famous hostages, Terry Anderson, takes an intimate look at her father's captivity during the Lebanese Hostage Crisis and the ensuing political firestorm on both her family and the United...
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Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen

JOSE ANTONIO VARGAS · Dey Street Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

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American Dialogue: The Founding Fathers and Us

Joseph J Ellis · Knopf
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The award-winning author of Founding Brothers and The Quartet now gives us a deeply insightful examination of the relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams to some of the most divisive issues in America today.The story of history is a ceaseless...
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21 Lessons for the 21st Century

Yuval N Harari · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

In Sapiens, he explored our past. In Homo Deus, he looked to our future. Now, one of the most innovative thinkers on the planet turns to the present to make sense of today's most pressing issues. How do computers and robots change the meaning of being human? How do we deal with the epidemic...
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Hoosier Hysteria: A Fateful Year in the Crosshairs of Race in America

Meri Henriques Vahl · She Writes Press
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

Indiana University, September 1963. Meri Henriques, a naïve freshman from New York, arrives on campus thinking she's about to enroll at an idyllic Midwestern college. Instead, she discovers a storm is brewing. An intriguing cast of characters inhabits Meri's new and often troubled...
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Social Security, Medicare and Government Pensions: Get the Most Out of Your Retirement and Medical Benefits

Joseph Matthews Attorney · NOLO
Pages: 488
Format: Paperback

There are some big changes coming in 2016 to the rules for claiming Social Security benefits. Going forward, two claiming strategies used by couples to maximize their benefits are going away -- the ability for one spouse to file and suspend their benefits so the other spouse can collect...
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The Plot to Destroy Democracy: How Putin's Spies Are Winning Control of America and Dismantling the West

Malcolm Nance · Hachette Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Retired Intelligence officer and New York Times bestselling author of The Plot to Hack America, Malcolm Nance, offers a provocative, comprehensive analysis of the Russian Federation's master plan to destroy democracy, the methodologies used in the 2016 election, what will be their next...
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Trumpocracy: The Corruption of the American Republic

David Frum · Harper
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Builds on the author's March 2017 "How to Build an Autocracy" column in The Atlantic to explain how Donald Trump has undermined America's most important institutions as part of a carefully crafted plan to institute authoritarianism, in an account that explains how ongoing changes...
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The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam

MAX BOOT · Liveright
Pages: 784
Format: Hardcover

In chronicling the adventurous life of legendary CIA operative Edward Lansdale, The Road Not Taken definitively reframes our understanding of the Vietnam War. In this epic biography of Edward Lansdale (1908- 1987) , the man said to be the fictional model for Graham Greene's The Quiet...
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Infinite Hope: How Wrongful Conviction, Solitary Confinement, and 12 Years on Death Row Failed to Kill My Soul

Anthony Graves · Beacon Press
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Written by a wrongfully convicted man who spent 16 years in solitary confinement and 12 years on death row, a powerful memoir about fighting for--and winning--exoneration.Infinite Hope is an argument against the death penalty through one man's personal story. It is about a man enduring...
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An Unlikely Journey

Julia?n Castro · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

The keynote speaker at the 2012 DNC, former San Antonio mayor and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Julián Castro, tells his remarkable and inspiring life story. In the spirit of a young Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father, comes a candid and compelling memoir about race...
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Lincoln on Leadership for Today: Abraham Lincoln's Approach to Twenty-First-Century Issues

Don T Phillips · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The author of the classic bestseller Lincoln on Leadership answers the question: How would President Lincoln handle the pressing crises of our modern world? Abraham Lincoln is recognized as one of history's finest leaders, a great president when the United States was under tremendous strain....
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The return : fathers, sons, and the land in between

Hisham Matar · Random House
Pages: 243

"In 2012, after the overthrow of Qaddafi, the acclaimed novelist Hisham Matar journeys to his native Libya after an absence of thirty years. When he was twelve, Matar and his family went into political exile. Eight years later Matar's father, a former diplomat and military man turned...
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The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights, and Other Appreciations

John McCain · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain - his most personal book in years - covering everything from 2008 up to the present.In a time when Washington, DC and the country is more polarized than it has been for decades, John McCain is the rare public figure who has earned the respect...
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The Making of a Dream: How a group of young undocumented immigrants helped change what it means to be American

LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A journalist chronicles the next chapter in civil rights - the story of a movement and a nation, witnessed through the poignant and inspiring experiences of five young undocumented activists who are transforming society's attitudes toward one of the most contentious political matters roiling...
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