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Jesse Ventura's Marijuana Manifesto

Jesse Ventura · W W Norton
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

In this groundbreaking book, bestselling author Jesse Ventura lays out his philosophy on marijuana, and why he's always been in favor of legalization. Now, more than ever before, our country needs to see full legalization of medical/recreational marijuana and hemp.Any way you look at it, for whoever...
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The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World

Oona Hathaway · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 608
Format: Hardcover

A bold and provocative history of the men who fought to outlaw war and how an often overlooked treaty signed in 1928 was among the most transformative events in modern history.On a hot summer afternoon in 1928, the leaders of the world assembled in Paris to outlaw war. Within the year,...
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Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash

Richard Lourie · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An electrifying and timely book, by leading Russian expert Richard Lourie, that explores Putin's failures and whether Trump's election gives Putin extraordinarily dangerous opportunities in our mad new world.For reasons that are made clear in this book, Putin's Russia will collapse just...
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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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Hate Crimes in Cyberspace

Danielle Keats Citron · Harvard University Press
Format: Hardcover

Most Internet users are familiar with trolling -- aggressive, foul-mouthed posts designed to elicit angry responses in a site's comments. Less familiar but far more serious is the way some use networked technologies to target real people, subjecting them, by name and address, to vicious,...
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The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For

DAVID MCCULLOUGH · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller A timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States - winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many others - that reminds us of fundamental American...
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Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency

ANONYMOUS. · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the reporter who was there at the very beginning comes the revealing inside story of the partnership between Steve Bannon and Donald Trump - the key to understanding the rise of the alt-right, the fall of Hillary Clinton, and the hidden forces that drove the greatest upset in American...
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How Bernie Won: Inside the Revolution That's Taking Back Our Country--and Where We Go from Here

JEFFREY WEAVER · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The brilliant manager of Bernie Sanders's 2016 presidential campaign shows how Bernie took on the entire establishment and changed modern American politics for good.When Jeff Weaver hopped in a car with Bernie Sanders in the summer of 1986, he had no idea the Vermont backroads would lead...
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Flyover Nation: You Can't Run a Country You've Never Been To

Dana Loesch · Sentinel
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

Blaze TV and top radio host Dana Loesch explains that the biggest political problem today is that the people who run this country have no idea what life is really like for ordinary Americans. In fact, they have contempt for the very people they claim to represent. When the owners of a small...
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Adult Programs in the Library

Brett W. Lear · ALA Editions
Pages: 262
Format: Paperback

Programming is an important means of not only drawing new people to the library but also better serving existing patrons. Lear s invaluable guide to adult programs is back---and better than ever, with refreshed, expanded content and new ideas to reinvigorate programs and give them a 21st-century...
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Reading with Patrick: A Teacher, a Student, and a Life-Changing Friendship

Michelle Kuo · Random House
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

A memoir of race, inequality, and the power of literature told through the life-changing friendship between an idealistic young teacher and her gifted student, jailed for murder in the Mississippi Delta "Reading with Patrick could be the most affecting book you'll read this year."...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Political Life

ROBERT DALLEK · Viking
Pages: 704
Format: Hardcover

A one-volume biography of Roosevelt by the #1 New York Times bestselling biographer of JFK, focusing on his career as an incomparable politician, uniter, and deal maker In an era of such great national divisiveness, there could be no more timely biography of one of our greatest presidents...
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Trump's America: The Truth about Our Nation's Great Comeback

Newt Gingrich · Center Street
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

No one understands the Make America Great Again effort with more insight and more experience than former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich. Gingrich helped President Ronald Reagan "Make America Great Again" in 1980. He authored the Contract with America and spearheaded the 1994...
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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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King of Spies: The Dark Reign of America's Spymaster in Korea

BLAINE HARDEN · Viking
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Escape from Camp 14, the shocking, gripping account of the most powerful American spy you've never heard of, whose role at the center of the Korean War - which gave rise to the North Korean regime - is essential to understanding the most intractable...
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