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The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life

LAUREN MARKHAM · Crown
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The deeply reported story of identical twin brothers who escape El Salvador's violence to build new lives in California - fighting to survive, to stay, and to belong.Growing up in rural El Salvador in the wake of the civil war, Ernesto Flores had always had a fascination with the United...
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Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History

Kurt Andersen · Random House
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A razor-sharp thinker offers a new understanding of our post-truth world and explains the American instinct to believe in make-believe, from the Pilgrims to P. T. Barnum to Disneyland to zealots of every stripe . . . to Donald Trump. In this sweeping, eloquent history of America, one of our sharpest...
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Untitled Memoir

HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Hillary Clinton's new book of essays of stories from her life, up to and including her experiences in the 2016 presidential campaign, has been inspired by the hundreds of quotations she has been collecting for decades: "These are the words I live by. These quotes have helped me celebrate...
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Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History

Katy Tur · Dey Street Books
Pages: 291
Format: Hardcover

INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER"Compelling ... this book couldn't be more timely." - Jill Abramson, New York Times Book Review FROM THE RECIPIENT OF THE 2017 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in JournalismCalled "disgraceful," "third-rate," and "not...
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World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech

FRANKLIN FOER · Penguin Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Franklin 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 and information. This rapid change has imperiled...
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The Hamlet Fire: A Tragic Story of Cheap Food, Cheap Government, and Cheap Lives

Bryant Simon · The New Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

For decades the small, quiet town of Hamlet, North Carolina thrived thanks to the railroad. But by the 1980s, it had become post-industrial backwater, a magnet for businesses looking for cheap labor with little or almost no official oversight. One of these businesses was Imperial Foods,...
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Supreme Power: 7 Pivotal Supreme Court Decisions That Had a Major Impact on America

Ted Stewart · Shadow Mountain
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating look at how much power the Supreme Court actually has and how far-reaching the consequences of some of their decisions can be. What do bakers' working hours have to do with abortion rights? What role did the Supreme Court play in sanctioning racism, in moving power away...
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Jumping at Shadows: The Triumph of Fear and the End of the American Dream

Sasha Abramsky · Nation Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Why does a disease that killed only a handful of Americans like ebola provoke panic, but the flu-which kills tens of thousands each year-is dismissed with a yawn? Why is an unarmed young black woman who knocks on a stranger's front door to ask for help after her car breaks down perceived...
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The Cold War: A World History

Odd Arne Westad · Basic Books
Pages: 720
Format: Hardcover

From a Bancroft Prize-winning scholar, a new global history of the Cold War and its ongoing impact around the worldWe tend to think of the Cold War as a bounded conflict: a clash of two superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, born out of the ashes of World War II and coming...
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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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