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In Search of the Lost Chord: 1967 and the Hippie Idea

DANNY GOLDBERG · Akashic Books
Pages: 340
Format: Hardcover

"Danny Goldberg is a relentless tracker of people. However elusive this Lost Chord may be, Danny G. searches it out and nails it to the tree flesh. Eternity now! 1967 forever!" --Wavy Gravy"Danny Goldberg's deeply personal and political history of 1967 and the hippie...
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The Future of War: A History

Lawrence Freedman · PublicAffairs
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Questions about the future of war are a regular feature of political debate, strategic analysis, and popular fiction. Where should we look for new dangers? What cunning plans might an aggressor have in mind? What are the best forms of defense? How might peace be preserved or conflict resolved?From...
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Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government's Secret Plan to Save Itself--While the Rest of Us Die

Garrett Graff · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 529
Format: Hardcover

The eye-opening true story of the government's secret plans to survive and rebuild after a catastrophic attack on US soil - a narrative that span from the dawn of the nuclear age to today. Every day in Washington, DC, the blue-and-gold 1st Helicopter Squadron, code-named "MUSSEL,"...
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Earning the Rockies: How Geography Shapes America's Role in the World

Robert D Kaplan · Random House
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

A concise and deeply moving portrait of the American landscape from coast to coast, Earning the Rockies offers a detailed and pragmatic framework for our foreign policy by examining the specific geography from which American power springs. As a boy, Kaplan listened to his truck-driver father...
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The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State

Graeme Wood · Random House
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The author of the explosive Atlantic cover story "What ISIS Really Wants" has written the definitive, electrifying account of the strategy, psychology, and theology driving the Islamic StateTens of thousands of men and women have left comfortable, privileged lives to join the Islamic...
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Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House

Donna Brazile · Hachette Books
Pages: 268
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Explosive... A blistering tell-all."---Washington Post "People should sit up, take notes and change things."---Ace Smith, Los Angeles Times "Brazile most certainly has a story to tell.... Vivid."---The Guardian From Donna Brazile,...
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(((Semitism) ) ) : Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump

Jonathan Weisman · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Michael Eric Dyson, author of Tears We Cannot Stop: "With eloquence and poignancy Weisman shows how hatred can slowly and quietly chew away at the moral fabric of society. We now live in an age where more than ever bigotry and oppression no longer need to hide in fear of reproach....
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Jonathan Swift: The Reluctant Rebel

John Stubbs · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 752
Format: Print book

A rich and riveting portrait of the man behind Gulliver's Travels, by a "vivid, ardent, and engaging" author (New York Times Book Review) .Jonathan Swift's world-famous books -- from Gulliver's Travels to A Modest Proposal -- are unparalleled in their piercing critique...
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America at War with Itself

Henry A Giroux · City Lights
Pages: 250
Format: Print book

From hatemongering tactics in the run-up to the 2016 presidential race, to the increasing number of mass shootings, to excessive police violence, evidence that America is at war with itself is everywhere around us. The question is not whether or not it's happening, but how to understand...
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The Autonomous City: A History of Urban Squatting

Alex Vasudevan · Verso
Pages: 292
Format: Paperback

A radical history of squatting and the struggle for the right to remake the cityThe Autonomous City is the first popular history of squatting as practised in Europe and North America. Alex Vasudevan retraces the struggle for housing in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Detroit, Hamburg, London,...
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Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics

Lawrence O'Donnell · Penguin Press
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

From the host of MSNBC's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell, an important and enthralling new account of the presidential election that changed everything, the race that created American politics as we know it todayThe 1968 U.S. Presidential election was the young Lawrence O'Donnell's...
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DIY Rules for a WTF World: How to Speak Up, Get Creative, and Change the World

Krista Suh · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the creator of the Pussyhat Project comes a manifesto for every woman to create her own distinct and original path to joy, success, and impact.On January 21, 2017, millions of protestors took part in the Women's March, and many of them created a "sea of pink" when they wore...
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In Search of A Better World: A Human Rights Odyssey

Payam Akhavan · House of Anansi Press
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

A work of memoir, history, and a call to action, In Search of a Better World is a powerful and essential work on the major human rights struggles of our times.Renowned UN prosecutor and human rights scholar Payam Akhavan has encountered the grim realities of contemporary genocide throughout...
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Darling, I'm Going to Charlie: A Memoir

Maryse Wolinski · 37 Ink
Pages: 144
Format: Print book

An elegant, deeply felt memoir from Maryse Wolinski - journalist and widow of the late cartoonist Georges Wolinski, who died in the terrorist attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo - that is both a beautiful tribute to her late husband and a rallying call to action."Darling,...
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Havana without Makeup: Inside the Soul of the City

HERMAN PORTOCARERO · Turtle Point Press
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

"The story Portocarero weaves here is rich and fascinating, and vital to understanding an often mysterious place." - Patrick Oppmann, CNN Havana Correspondent and Bureau Chief Havana without Makeup is the ultimate insider's view of Havana, a wide-ranging exploration of its complex...
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