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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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War in 140 Characters: How Social Media Is Reshaping Conflict in the Twenty-First Century

David Patrikarakos · Basic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A leading foreign correspondent looks at how social media has transformed the modern battlefield, and how wars are fought Modern warfare is a war of narratives, where bullets are fired both physically and virtually. Whether you are a president or a terrorist, if you don't understand...
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Young China: How the Restless Generation Will Change Their Country and the World

ZAK DYCHTWALD · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The author, in his twenties, who is fluent in Chinese, examines the future of China through the lens of the Jiu Ling Hou -- the generation born after 1990.A close up look at the Chinese generation born after 1990 exploring through personal encounters how young Chinese feel about everything...
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The Grouchy Historian: An Old-Time Lefty Defends Our Constitution Against Right-Wing Hypocrites and Nutjobs

ED ASNER · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Al Franken and Michael Moore, Ed Asner - a.k.a. Lou Grant from The Mary Tyler Moore Show - reclaims the Constitution from the right-wingers who think that they and only they know how to interpret it.Ed Asner, a self-proclaimed dauntless Democrat from the old days, figured...
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Global Discontents: Conversations on the Rising Threats to Democracy

Noam Chomsky · Metropolitan Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Global Discontents is a compelling set of interviews with Noam Chomsky, who identifies the "dry kindling" of discontent around the world that could soon catch fire.In wide-ranging interviews with David Barsamian, his longtime interlocutor, Noam Chomsky asks us to consider "the...
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Friends Divided: John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

Gordon S Wood · Penguin Press
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

From the great historian of the American Revolution, New York Times-bestselling and Pulitzer-winning Gordon Wood, comes a majestic dual biography of two of America's most enduringly fascinating figures, whose partnership helped birth a nation, and whose subsequent falling out did much...
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8 Seconds of Courage: A Soldier's Story from Immigrant to the Medal of Honor

FLO GROBERG · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

A story of valor and the making of a hero - Florent Groberg, who grew up in France, emigrated to the US, and was the first immigrant in forty years to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor after he saved many lives by tackling a suicide bomber in Afghanistan.Florent "Flo" Groberg...
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To Fight Against This Age: On Fascism and Humanism

ROB RIEMAN · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

"This is a book for people who want the West to regain its moral high ground, and who want to think hard about how to help achieve that." -- Anne ApplebaumAn international bestseller, To Fight Against This Age consists of two beautifully written, cogent, and urgent essays about...
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The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam

MAX BOOT · Liveright
Pages: 784
Format: Hardcover

In chronicling the adventurous life of legendary CIA operative Edward Lansdale, The Road Not Taken definitively reframes our understanding of the Vietnam War. In this epic biography of Edward Lansdale (1908- 1987) , the man said to be the fictional model for Graham Greene's The Quiet...
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Victoria & Abdul

Shrabani Basu · Vintage
Pages: 352
Format: Paperback

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture starring Dame Judi Dench from director Stephen Frears, releasing September 22, 2017. Tall and handsome Abdul was just twenty-four years old when he arrived in England from Agra to wait at tables for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. Within a year,...
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