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Lost Kingdom: The Quest for Empire and the Making of the Russian Nation

Serhii Plokhy · Basic Books
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

In 2014, Russia annexed the Crimea and attempted to seize a portion of Ukraine. While the world watched in outrage, this blatant violation of national sovereignty was only the latest iteration of a centuries-long effort to expand Russian boundaries and create a pan-Russian nation. In Lost...
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GIFT OF OUR WOUNDS : an american tragedy, an unlikely friendship, and the power of forgiveness

PARDEEP KALEKA · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The powerful story of a friendship between two men -- one Sikh and one skinhead -- that resulted in an outpouring of love and a mission to fight against hate.One Sikh. One former Skinhead. Together, an unusual friendship emerged out of a desire to make a difference.When white supremacist...
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One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy

CAROL ANDERSON · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of White Rage, the startling--and timely--history of voter suppression in America, with a foreword by Senator Dick Durbin.In her New York Times bestseller White Rage, Carol Anderson laid bare an insidious history of policies that...
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World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech

FRANKLIN FOER · Penguin Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2017Franklin Foer reveals the existential threat posed by big tech, and in his brilliant polemic gives us the toolkit to fight their pervasive influence. Over the past few decades there has been a revolution in terms of who controls knowledge...
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An African American and Latinx History of the United States

Paul Ortiz · Beacon Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An intersectional history of the shared struggle for African American and Latinx civil rightsSpanning more than two hundred years, An African American and Latinx History of the United States is a revolutionary, politically charged narrative history arguing that the "Global South"...
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A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order

Richard Haass · Penguin Press
Pages: 339
Format: Hardcover

"A valuable primer on foreign policy: a primer that concerned citizens of all political persuasions - not to mention the president and his advisers - could benefit from reading." - The New York TimesAn examination of a world increasingly defined by disorder and a United States...
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The Despot's Apprentice: Donald Trump's Attack on Democracy

Brian P Klaas · Hot Books
Pages: 324
Format: Paperback

An ex-US campaign advisor who has sat with the world's dictators explains Donald Trump's increasingly authoritarian tactics and the threat they pose to American democracy. Donald Trump isn't a despot. But he is increasingly acting like The Despot's Apprentice, an understudy...
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The Watergate: Inside America's Most Infamous Address

JOSEPH RODOTA · William Morrow
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In the vein of The Residence and This Town, this absorbing history features a remarkable cast of politicians, journalists, socialites, and spies who made the Watergate the most famous - and some say infamous - private address in Washington.Opened in 1965 and located along the Potomac River...
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Future War: Preparing for the New Global Battlefield

Robert H Latiff · Knopf
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

An urgent, prescient, and expert look at how future technology will change virtually every aspect of war as we know it and how we can respond to the serious national security challenges ahead. Future war is almost here: battles fought in cyberspace; biologically enhanced soldiers; autonomous...
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The Red and the Blue: The 1990s and the Birth of Political Tribalism

STEVE KORNACKI · Ecco
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

From MSNBC correspondent Steve Kornacki, a lively and sweeping history of the 1990s - one that brings critical new understanding to our current political landscapeIn The Red and the Blue, cable news star and acclaimed journalist Steve Kornacki follows the twin paths of Bill Clinton and Newt...
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The Big Lie: Exposing the Nazi Roots of the American Left

D D'SOUZA · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 293
Format: Hardcover

"Of course, everything [D'Souza] says here is accurate... But it's not going to sit well with people on the American left who, of course, are portraying themselves as the exact opposite of all of this." - RUSH LIMBAUGHThe explosive new book from Dinesh D'Souza, author of the #1 New York...
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Trainwreck: The Women We Love to Hate, Mock, and Fear . . . and Why

Sady Doyle · Melville House
Pages: 297
Format: Print book

She's everywhere once you start looking for her: the trainwreck. She's Britney Spears shaving her head, Whitney Houston saying, "crack is whack," and Amy Winehouse, dying in front of millions. But the trainwreck is also as old (and as meaningful) as feminism itself....
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The Year of Voting Dangerously The Derangement of American Politics

Maureen Dowd · Twelve
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Maureen Dowd's incendiary takes and takedowns from 2016--the most bizarre, disruptive and divisive Presidential race in modern history. Trapped between two candidates with the highest recorded unfavorables, Americans are plunged into The Year of Voting Dangerously. In this perilous and shocking...
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Therefore, God Must Be Armenian!

John M Evans · Gomidas Institute
Pages: 76
Format: Print book

Sixteen Talks on Armenian Issues (2007-2012) by John M. Evans, Former U.S. Ambassador to ArmeniaThis publication complements Truth Held Hostage: America and the Armenian Genocide - What then? What Now? (Gomidas Institute, 2016) , the memoir of John Marshall Evans, the former United States...
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Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail

Jonathan Chait · Custom House
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

"An unassailable case that, in the eyes of history, Barack Obama will be viewed as one of America's best and most accomplished presidents. Over the course of eight years, Barack Obama has amassed an array of outstanding achievements. His administration saved the American economy from...
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