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The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row

Anthony Ray Hinton · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent thirty years on death row for a crime he didn't commit.In 1985, Anthony Ray Hinton was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. Stunned, confused, and only twenty-nine...
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The Spy Who Was Left Behind: Russia, the United States, and the True Story of the Betrayal and Assassination of a CIA Agent

Michael Pullara · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The shocking true story of international intrigue involving the 1993 murder of CIA officer Freddie Woodruff by KGB agents and the extensive cover-up that followed in Washington and in Moscow.On August 8, 1993, a single bullet to the head killed Freddie Woodruff, the Central Intelligence...
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Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man's Education

Mychal Denzel Smith · Nation Books
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

How do you learn to be a black man in America? For young black men today, it means coming of age during the presidency of Barack Obama. It means witnessing the deaths of Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Akai Gurley, and too many more. It means celebrating powerful moments of black...
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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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Rogue Spooks: The Intelligence War on Donald Trump

Dick Morris · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

There is a looming and dangerous threat to our democracy. Anti-Trump partisans are scheming to overturn the will of the American electorate by paralyzing the Trump presidency.These partisan zealots have been secretly orchestrating an unprecedented undercover campaign to sabotage President...
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Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Secret Plan for America

Nancy Maclean · Viking
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"[A] vibrant intellectual history of the radical right . . ." - The Atlantic "This sixty-year campaign to make libertarianism mainstream and eventually take the government itself is at the heart of Democracy in Chains. . . . If you're worried about what all this means for America's...
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Understanding Trump

Newt Gingrich · Center Street
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

With this book, Newt Gingrich provides insight and inspiration for Americans as they embrace their new president in office. Donald Trump is a remarkable phenomenon. He is the only person ever elected president without holding office or serving as a general. Trump and "Trumpism "...
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Library Management 101: A Practical Guide

Diane L. Velasquez · Amer Library Assn Editions
Format: Book

Knowing the principles of general management is both useful and necessary for LIS students, but it s no less important to learn management techniques specific to the world of libraries. Created to fill a surprising educational void, this edited volume focuses on best practices from library...
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Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times

Carolina De Robertis · Vintage
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Radical Hope is a collection of letters - to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged - written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists. Provocative and inspiring, Radical...
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17 Carnations

Andrew Morton · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 370
Format: Print book

"Morton tells the story of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American wife Wallis Simpson, the bizarre wartime Nazi plot to make him a puppet king after the invasion of Britain, and the attempted cover-up by Churchill, General Eisenhower, and King George VI of the Duke's...
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The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels

JON MEACHAM · Random House
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear. Our current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America Meacham shows...
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Trump / Russia: The Corruption of a Dealmaker and the Takeover of the White House

SETH HETTENA · Melville House
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In the model of David Cay Johnston's MAKING OF DONALD TRUMP, a shocking examination by an acclaimed investigative journalist of the history of collusion between Russia and the President of the United States.Is Donald Trump the most corrupt president in American history? A celebrated investigative...
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Mass Hysteria: America's Insanity from 1492 to the Present

Kantonrechter Alphen aan den Rijn. · Center Street
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In his new book, MASS HYSTERIA, #1 NYT bestselling author Michael Savage calls out the mass hysteria mongers and their methods, and shows Americans that we must look to history to understand the present, and avoid repeating the mistakes of the past.The defeat of "shoo-in" Hillary...
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Guilty as Sin: Uncovering New Evidence of Corruption and How Hillary Clinton and the Democrats Derailed the FBI Investigation

Edward Klein · Regnery Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An exciting new book from #1 New York Times bestselling author Edward Klein! When FBI Director James Comey announced in July that Hillary Clinton would not be indicted for mishandling classified information, America was stunned. Had the scandal-happy Clintons escaped justice once again?...
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