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United States of Jihad : investigating America's homegrown terrorists

Peter L Bergen · Crown Publishers
Pages: 387
Format: Print book

Presents a look at "homegrown" Islamist terrorism, from 9/11 to the present, discusses the perpetrators who have acted both in the U.S. and abroad, and examines the controversial tactics used to track potential terrorists. --Publisher's description.
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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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The People Are Going to Rise Like the Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage

Jared Yates Sexton · Counterpoint
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

On June 14, 2016, Jared Yates Sexton reported from a Donald Trump rally in Greensboro, North Carolina. One of the first journalists to attend these rallies and give mainstream readers an idea of the raw anger that occurred there, Sexton found himself in the center of a maelstrom. Following...
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Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice

Adam Benforado · Crown
Format: Hardcover

A law professor sounds an explosive alarm on the hidden unfairness of our legal system. —Kirkus Reviews, starred  A child is gunned down by a police officer an investigator ignores critical clues in a case an innocent man confesses to a crime he did not commit a jury acquits a killer....
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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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Fascism

MADELEINE ALBRIGHT · Harper
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From one of the most admired international leaders, comes a timely, considered, and personal look at the history and current resurgence of fascism today and the virulent threat it poses to international freedom, prosperity, and peace. At the end of the 1980s, when the Cold War ended, many,...
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What Unites Us

Dan Rather · Algonquin Books
Pages: 274
Format: Hardcover

"I find myself thinking deeply about what it means to love America, as I surely do." - Dan Rather At a moment of crisis over our national identity, venerated journalist Dan Rather has emerged as a voice of reason and integrity, reflecting on - and writing passionately about - what...
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Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous

Gabriella Coleman · Verso; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Here is the ultimate book on the worldwide movement of hackers, pranksters, and activists that operates under the non-name Anonymous, by the writer the Huffington Post says "knows all of Anonymous' deepest, darkest secrets."Half a dozen years ago, anthropologist Gabriella...
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Written Out of History: The Forgotten Founders Who Fought Big Government

Mike Lee · Sentinel
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Senator Mike Lee tells the story of the Founders whose warnings about the dangers of an all-powerful federal government helped shape our Constitution--but are being ignored today. Today, most Americans are familiar only with the "big names" associated with the Founding - Washington,...
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The Last Republicans: Inside the Extraordinary Relationship Between George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush

Mark K Updegrove · Harper
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

An historian's revealing and intimate portrait of George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush that explores their relationship as presidents and as father and son - the first major biographical treatment of these two consequential presidents and figures in American history.In 2016 the Republican...
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Enhanced Interrogation: Inside the Minds and Motives of the Islamic Terrorists Trying To Destroy America

James E Mitchell · Crown Forum
Pages: 309
Format: Print book

In the dark days immediately after 9/11, the CIA turned to Dr. James Mitchell to help craft an interrogation program designed to elicit intelligence from just-captured top al-Qa'ida leaders and terror suspects. A civilian contractor who had spent years training U.S. military members to resist...
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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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It's Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America

DAVID CAY JOHNSTON · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"One of America's most important journalists" (The Washington Monthly) , winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and author of the New York Times bestseller The Making of Donald Trump, David Cay Johnston examines the Trump Administration's policies in its first one hundred days, showing...
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