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Generation Revolution: On the Front Line Between Tradition and Change in the Middle East

Rachel Aspden · Other Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Generation Revolution unravels the complex forces shaping the lives of four young Egyptians on the eve and in the aftermath of the Arab Spring, and what their stories mean for the future of the Middle East. In 2003 Rachel Aspden arrived in Egypt as a 23-year-old journalist. She found a country...
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October: The Story of the Russian Revolution

China Miéville · Verso
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Acclaimed fantasy author China Miéville plunges us into the year the world was turned upside downThe renowned fantasy and science fiction writer China Miéville has long been inspired by the ideals of the Russian Revolution and here, on the centenary of the revolution, he provides his own distinctive...
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The Egyptians: A Radical History of Egypt's Unfinished Revolution

Jack Shenker · The New Press
Pages: 544
Format: Hardcover

In The Egyptians, journalist Jack Shenker uncovers the roots of the uprising that succeeded in toppling Hosni Mubarak, one of the Middle East's most entrenched dictators, and explores a country now divided between two irreconcilable political orders. Challenging conventional analyses...
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A Sovereign People: The Crises of the 1790s and the Birth of American Nationalism

Carol Berkin · Basic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

How George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and John Adams navigated the nation through four major crises and caused the first stirrings of American nationalism
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The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK's Five-Year Campaign

Tom Oliphant · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

"A must-read for fans of presidential history." - USA TODAY "Splendid ... a gripping, authoritative campaign history." - The Boston Globe "Terrific ... a tougher and more balanced account of the long campaign than anybody's written yet." - The Christian...
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Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign

Jonathan Allen · Crown
Pages: 448
Format: Print book

It was never supposed to be this close. And of course she was supposed to win. How Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election to Donald Trump is the tragic story of a sure thing gone off the rails. For every Comey revelation or hindsight acknowledgment about the electorate, no explanation of defeat...
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Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State

Ali H Soufan · W W NORTON
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A compelling, definitive account of how and why bin Laden's ideology keeps rising from the dead.In early 2011, the heart of the Muslim world roiled in protest, consumed with the upheaval of the Arab Spring. The governments of Tunisia and Egypt had already fallen; those of Libya and Yemen...
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Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

Al Franken · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the #1 bestselling author - the story of an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to do that. AL FRANKEN, GIANT OF THE SENATE is a book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest...
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Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama

DAVID GARROW · WILLIAM MORROW
Pages: 1472
Format: Hardcover

As epic in vision and rigorous in detail as Robert Caro's The Years of Lyndon Johnson series, the definitive account of Barack Obama's life before he became the 44th president of the United States - the formative years, confluence of forces, and influential figures who helped shaped...
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Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

Thomas E Ricks · Penguin Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Thomas E. Ricks, a dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, whose farsighted vision and inspired action preserved democracy from the threats of authoritarianism, from the left and right alikeBoth George Orwell and Winston Churchill...
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