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6 Featured Titles

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Days of Fire
Bush and Cheney in the White House
Written by Peter Baker


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $17.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-52519-0 (0-385-52519-2)

A New York Times Top 10 Best Book of the Year
A Washington Post Notable Book
A Nieman Reports Top 10 Investigative Journalism Book of the Year

Theirs was the most captivating American political partnership since Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger: a bold and untested president and his seasoned, relentless vice president. Confronted by one... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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The Real Cost of Fracking
How America's Shale Gas Boom Is Threatening Our Families, Pets, and Food
Written by Michelle Bamberger and Robert Oswald
Foreword by Sandra Steingraber


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.95
ISBN: 978-0-8070-8493-9 (0-8070-8493-X)

Across the country, fracking—the extraction of natural gas by hydraulic fracturing—is being touted as the nation’s answer to energy independence and a fix for a flagging economy. Drilling companies assure us that the process is safe, politicians push through drilling legislation without a serious public-health debate, and those who speak out... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Women's Oppression Today
The Marxist/Feminist Encounter
Written by Michele Barrett
Introduction by Kathi Weeks


Format: Trade Paperback, 308 pages
Publisher: Verso
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-1-78168-013-1 (1-78168-013-2)

Women’s Oppression Today is now a classic text in the debate about Marxism and feminism and has been reprinted many times since its first publication in 1980. Acknowledging the book as a product of the specific political climate of the time it was written, Michèle Barrett in this revised edition surveys the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.

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The Blood Telegram

Written by Gary J. Bass


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-74462-3 (0-307-74462-0)

Winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize for Best Foreign Affairs Book

A New York Times Notable Book

One of the Best Books of the Year: The Economist, Financial Times, The New Republic, The Washington Post, Kirkus Reviews

This magnificent history provides the first full account of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger’s secret support for Pakistan... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Crown Forum
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.00
ISBN: 978-0-8041-3921-2 (0-8041-3921-0)

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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an
Islam and the Founders
Written by Denise Spellberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $16.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-38839-1 (0-307-38839-5)

In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a drama in which Islam played a surprising role. In 1765, eleven years before composing the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson bought a Qur’an. This marked only the beginning of... Read more >
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