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The Prophet

(Available January 6, 2015)
The Prophet
Written by Isaac Deutscher
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685600
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The Prophet
The Life of Leon Trotsky
Written by Isaac Deutscher


Format: Trade Paperback, 1648 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $49.95

Few political figures of the twentieth century have aroused such intensities of fierce admiration and reactionary fear as Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky. His extraordinary life and extensive writings have left an indelible mark on the revolutionary consciousness. Yet there was once a danger that his life and influence would be relegated... Read more >
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The Prophet
The Life of Leon Trotsky
Written by Isaac Deutscher


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $49.95

Few political figures of the twentieth century have aroused such intensities of fierce admiration and reactionary fear as Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky. His extraordinary life and extensive writings have left an indelible mark on the revolutionary consciousness. Yet there was once a danger that his life and influence would be relegated... Read more >
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Arik
Arik
Written by David Landau
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ISBN: 9781400076987
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Arik
The Life of Ariel Sharon
Written by David Landau


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $18.95

A commander in the Israeli Army from its inception in 1948, and a politician whose tenure bridged numerous governments, as both a general and a politician Ariel Sharon championed the construction of Israeli settlements in the West Bank and Gaza. But in his later years, as prime minister, he took a...

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Two Days in June
Two Days in June
Written by Andrew Cohen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771023873
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Two Days in June
John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History
Written by Andrew Cohen


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $29.95

On two consecutive days in June 1963, in two lyrical speeches, John F. Kennedy pivots dramatically and boldly on the two greatest issues of his time: nuclear arms and civil rights. In language unheard in lily white, Cold War America, he appeals to Americans to see both the Russians and the...

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Two Days in June
Two Days in June
Written by Andrew Cohen
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ISBN: 9780771023880
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Two Days in June
John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History
Written by Andrew Cohen


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $14.99

On two consecutive days in June 1963, in two lyrical speeches, John F. Kennedy pivots dramatically and boldly on the two greatest issues of his time: nuclear arms and civil rights. In language unheard in lily white, Cold War America, he appeals to Americans to see both the Russians and the...

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Revolution
Revolution
Written by Russell Brand, Read by Russell Brand
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781101914021
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Revolution

Written by Russell Brand
Read by Russell Brand


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $25.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

We all know the system isn’t working. Our governments are corrupt and the opposing parties pointlessly similar. Our culture is filled with vacuity and pap, and we are told there’s nothing we can do: “It’s just the way things are.”
 
In this book, Russell Brand hilariously lacerates the straw... Read more >
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Family Circle
Family Circle
Written by Susan Braudy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153614
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Family Circle
The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left
Written by Susan Braudy


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2014
Price: $11.99

When Kathy Boudin was arrested in 1981 after a botched armed robbery and shootout that left a Brinks guard and two policemen dead, she ended a decade living underground as part of the radical Weathermen underground; she would spend the next 22 years in Bedford Hills prison. In Family Circle, Boudin’s former classmate... Read more >
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When Lions Roar
When Lions Roar
Written by Thomas Maier
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956798
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When Lions Roar
The Churchills and the Kennedys
Written by Thomas Maier


Format: Hardcover, 784 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $30.00

The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys and what their “special relationship” meant for Great Britain and the United States
 
When Lions Roar begins in the mid-1930s at Chartwell, Winston Churchill's country estate, with new revelations surrounding a secret business deal orchestrated by... Read more >
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When Lions Roar
When Lions Roar
Written by Thomas Maier
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ISBN: 9780307956811
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When Lions Roar
The Churchills and the Kennedys
Written by Thomas Maier


Format: eBook, 784 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys and what their “special relationship” meant for Great Britain and the United States
 
When Lions Roar begins in the mid-1930s at Chartwell, Winston Churchill's country estate, with new revelations surrounding a secret business deal orchestrated by... Read more >
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On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375505805
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith


Format: Hardcover, 880 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $38.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller... Read more >
On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith
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ISBN: 9780812996876
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith


Format: eBook, 880 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $16.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller... Read more >
On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith, Read by Paul Michael
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553398755
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Read by Paul Michael


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $65.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith, Read by Paul Michael
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553398762
Our Price: $32.50

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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Read by Paul Michael


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $32.50

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
The Snowden Files
The Snowden Files
Written by Luke Harding, Read by Nicholas Guy Smith
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781101890448
Our Price: $22.50

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The Snowden Files
The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man
Written by Luke Harding
Read by Nicholas Guy Smith


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $22.50

IT BEGAN WITH A TANTALIZING, ANONYMOUS EMAIL: “I AM A SENIOR MEMBER OF THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY.”
 
What followed was the most spectacular intelligence breach ever, brought about by one extraordinary man. Edward Snowden was a 29-year-old computer genius working for the National Security Agency when he shocked the world by exposing the...

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The Marquis
The Marquis
Written by Laura Auricchio
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307267559
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The Marquis
Lafayette Reconsidered
Written by Laura Auricchio


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $30.00

A major biography of the Marquis de Lafayette, French hero of the American Revolution, who, at age nineteen, volunteered to fight under George Washington; a biography that looks past the storybook hero and selfless champion of righteous causes who cast aside family and fortune to advance the transcendent aims of liberty... Read more >
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The Marquis
The Marquis
Written by Laura Auricchio
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353243
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The Marquis

Written by Laura Auricchio


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $14.99

A major biography of the Marquis de Lafayette, French hero of the American Revolution, who, at age nineteen, volunteered to fight under George Washington; a biography that looks past the storybook hero and selfless champion of righteous causes who cast aside family and fortune to advance the transcendent aims of liberty... Read more >
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Revolution
Revolution
Written by Russell Brand
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101882917
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Revolution

Written by Russell Brand


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $26.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

We all know the system isn’t working. Our governments are corrupt and the opposing parties pointlessly similar. Our culture is filled with vacuity and pap, and we are told there’s nothing we can do: “It’s just the way things are.”
 
In this book, Russell Brand hilariously lacerates the straw... Read more >
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Revolution
Revolution
Written by Russell Brand
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101882924
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Revolution

Written by Russell Brand


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $13.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

We all know the system isn’t working. Our governments are corrupt and the opposing parties pointlessly similar. Our culture is filled with vacuity and pap, and we are told there’s nothing we can do: “It’s just the way things are.”
 
In this book, Russell Brand hilariously lacerates the straw... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Bolano
Bolano
Written by Monica Maristain
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612193472
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Bolano
A Biography in Conversations
Written by Monica Maristain


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $26.95

"A major contribution..."—Los Angeles Tmes

The first biography of Chilean novelist Roberto Bolaño, whose Savage Detectives and 2666 were bestsellers in the U.S. Written by a noted magazine writer who knew
and interviewed Bolaño.

How to know the man behind works of fiction so prone to extravagance? In the first biography of Chilean... Read more >
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Bolano
A Biography in Conversations
Written by Monica Maristain


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $26.95

"A major contribution..."—Los Angeles Tmes

The first biography of Chilean novelist Roberto Bolaño, whose Savage Detectives and 2666 were bestsellers in the U.S. Written by a noted magazine writer who knew
and interviewed Bolaño.

How to know the man behind works of fiction so prone to extravagance? In the first biography of Chilean... Read more >
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Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler
Written by John Toland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101872772
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Adolf Hitler
The Definitive Biography
Written by John Toland


Format: eBook, 1120 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $13.99

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian John Toland’s classic, definitive biography of Adolf Hitler remains the most thorough, readable, accessible, and, as much as possible, objective account of the life of a man whose evil affect on the world in the twentieth century will always be felt.

Toland’s research provided one of the final opportunities...

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Landslide
Landslide
Written by Jonathan Darman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400067084
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Landslide
LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America
Written by Jonathan Darman


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $30.00

In politics, the man who takes the highest spot after a landslide is not standing on solid ground.
 
In this riveting work of narrative nonfiction, Jonathan Darman tells the story of two giants of American politics, Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan, and shows how, from 1963 to 1966, these two... Read more >
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Landslide
Landslide
Written by Jonathan Darman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812994698
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Landslide
LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America
Written by Jonathan Darman


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $14.99

In politics, the man who takes the highest spot after a landslide is not standing on solid ground.
 
In this riveting work of narrative nonfiction, Jonathan Darman tells the story of two giants of American politics, Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan, and shows how, from 1963 to 1966, these two... Read more >
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A Colossal Wreck
A Colossal Wreck
Written by Alexander Cockburn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781682951
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A Colossal Wreck
A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption and American Culture
Written by Alexander Cockburn


Format: Trade Paperback, 602 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $19.95

Alexander Cockburn was without question one of the most influential journalists of his generation, whose writing stems from the best tradition of Mark Twain, H.L. Menchken and Tom Paine. Colossal Wreck, his final work, finished shortly before his death in July 2012, exemplifies the prodigious literary brio that made Cockburn’s name.

Whether...

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Off the Sidelines
Off the Sidelines
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand, Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804179072
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Off the Sidelines
Raise Your Voice, Change the World
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand
Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $26.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words: “Decisions are being made every day in Washington, and if you are not part of those decisions, you might... Read more >
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