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The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner

Daniel Ellsberg · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From the legendary whistle-blower who revealed the Pentagon Papers, an eyewitness exposé of the dangers of America's Top Secret, seventy-year-long nuclear policy that--chillingly--continues to this day.

Here, for the first time, former high level defense analyst Daniel Ellsberg...

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Dewey Defeats Truman: The 1948 Election and the Battle for America's Soul

A. J. Baime · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Accidental President comes the thrilling story of the 1948 presidential election, one of the greatest election stories of all time, as Truman mounted a history-making comeback and staked a claim for a new course for America.On the eve of the 1948...
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Murder in the Graveyard: A Brutal Murder. A Wrongful Conviction. A 27-Year Fight for Justice.

Don Hale · HarperElement
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

A gripping true crime investigation into the longest miscarriage of justice in British legal history.In September 1973, Stephen Downing was convicted and indefinitely sentenced for the murder of Wendy Sewell, a young legal secretary in the town of Bakewell in the Peak District. Wendy was attacked...
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Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World

Baz Dreisinger · Other Press
Pages: 325
Format: Paperback

In this crucial study, named one of the Washington Post's Notable Nonfiction Books of 2016 and now in paperback, Baz Dreisinger goes behind bars in nine countries to investigate the current conditions in prisons worldwide.Beginning in Africa and ending in Europe, Incarceration Nations...
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I Got a Monster: The Rise and Fall of America's Most Corrupt Police Squad

Baynard Woods · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The explosive true story of America's most corrupt police unit, the Gun Trace Task Force (GTTF) , that terrorized the city of Baltimore for half a decade. When Baltimore police sergeant Wayne Jenkins said he had a monster, he meant he had found a big-time drug dealer -- one that he wanted...
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Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism

Anne Applebaum · Doubleday
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and journalist explains, with electrifying clarity, why some of her contemporaries have abandoned liberal democratic ideals in favor of strongman cults, nationalist movements, or one-party states.Across the world today, from the U.S. to Europe and beyond,...
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A Massacre in Mexico: The True Story Behind the Missing Forty-Three Students

Anabel Hernandez · Verso
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The definitive account of the disappearance of forty-three Mexican studentsOn September 26, 2014, a party of students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers' College were en route to a protest when intercepted by local police. A confrontation ensued. Come the morning, the students were...
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The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America

Grandin, Greg · HENRY HOLT


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Profiles in Corruption

Peter Schweizer · Harper
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Washington insiders operate by a proven credo: when a Peter Schweizer book drops, duck and brace for impact.

For over a decade, the work of five-time New York Times bestselling investigative reporter Peter Schweizer has sent shockwaves through the political universe. Clinton...

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Bad Stories: What the Hell Just Happened to Our Country

Steve Almond · Red Hen Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Like a lot of Americans, Steve Almond spent the weeks after the 2016 election lying awake, in a state of dread and bewilderment. The problem wasn't just the election, but the fact that nobody could explain, in any sort of coherent way, why America had elected a cruel, corrupt, and incompetent...
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