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Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
Written by Charles Moore
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ISBN: 9780307958952
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Margaret Thatcher
From Grantham to the Falklands
Written by Charles Moore


Format: eBook, 912 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $14.99

With unequaled authority and dramatic detail, the first volume of Charles Moore’s authorized biography of Margaret Thatcher reveals as never before the early life, rise to power, and first years as prime minister of the woman who transformed Britain and the world in the late twentieth century. Moore has had unique...

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Parecomic
Parecomic
Written by Sean Michael Wilson and Carl Thompson, Introduction by Noam Chomsky
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804565
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Parecomic
Michael Albert and the Story of Participatory Economics
Written by Sean Michael Wilson and Carl Thompson
Introduction by Noam Chomsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $18.95

Parecomic is a graphic novel about the system we live in—what’s wrong with it, and how we might be able change it for the better. The recent upsurge in popular protest around the world shows that people are not happy with the state of capitalism and desire an alternative that will...

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Hitler's Charisma
Hitler's Charisma
Written by Laurence Rees
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307377296
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Hitler's Charisma
Leading Millions into the Abyss
Written by Laurence Rees


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $30.00

Fuelled by hate, incapable of forming normal human relationships, unwilling to listen to dissenting voices, Adolf Hitler seemed an unlikely leader, and yet he commanded enormous support and was able to exert a powerful influence over those who encountered him. How did Hitler become such an attractive figure to millions of... Read more >
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Hitler's Charisma
Hitler's Charisma
Written by Laurence Rees
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ISBN: 9780307908131
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Hitler's Charisma
Leading Millions into the Abyss
Written by Laurence Rees


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $12.99

Fuelled by hate, incapable of forming normal human relationships, unwilling to listen to dissenting voices, Adolf Hitler seemed an unlikely leader, and yet he commanded enormous support and was able to exert a powerful influence over those who encountered him. How did Hitler become such an attractive figure to millions of... Read more >
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Parecomic
Michael Albert and the Story of Participatory Economics
Written by Sean Michael Wilson and Carl Thompson
Introduction by Noam Chomsky


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $18.95

Parecomic is a graphic novel about the system we live in—what’s wrong with it, and how we might be able change it for the better. The recent upsurge in popular protest around the world shows that people are not happy with the state of capitalism and desire an alternative that will... Read more >
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Robert A. Caro's The Years of Lyndon Johnson Set
Robert A. Caro's The Years of Lyndon Johnson Set
Written by Robert A. Caro
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385351478
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Robert A. Caro's The Years of Lyndon Johnson Set
The Path to Power; Means of Ascent; Master of the Senate; The Passage of Power
Written by Robert A. Caro


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $179.95

 
The political biography of our time, now available in a four-volume hardcover set. Robert A. Caro’s life of Lyndon Johnson is one of the richest, most intensive and most revealing examinations ever undertaken of an American president. It is the magnum opus of a writer perfectly suited to his task: the... Read more >
The Gentleman Boss
The Gentleman Boss
Written by Thomas Reeves
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ISBN: 9780307828910
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The Gentleman Boss

Written by Thomas Reeves


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2013
Price: $19.99

“ ‘Chet’ Arthur President of the United States. Good God!” was perhaps the most pithy contemporary reaction to the accession of the twenty-first Chief Executive. It has certainly been the most enduring, even though Arthur himself has remained an enigma—in large part because this shrewd, secretive New Yorker saw to it... Read more >
Leading the Way
Leading the Way
Written by Lee Edwards
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770435783
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Leading the Way
The Story of Ed Feulner and the Heritage Foundation
Written by Lee Edwards


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $27.50

The remarkable history of The Heritage Foundation, its influential founder, and the conservative movement in America.

Leading the Way tells the story of how Ed Feulner has transformed policymaking in Washington and has led The Heritage Foundation into becoming the most influential conservative think tank in the nation. Under Ed Feulner and for... Read more >
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Leading the Way
Leading the Way
Written by Lee Edwards
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ISBN: 9780770435790
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Leading the Way
The Story of Ed Feulner and the Heritage Foundation
Written by Lee Edwards


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $14.99

The remarkable history of The Heritage Foundation, its influential founder, and the conservative movement in America.

Leading the Way tells the story of how Ed Feulner has transformed policymaking in Washington and has led The Heritage Foundation into becoming the most influential conservative think tank in the nation. Under Ed Feulner and for... Read more >
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Shelley: The Pursuit

Written by Richard Holmes
Introduction by Richard Holmes


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $35.00

Shelley: The Pursuit is the book with which Richard Holmes—the finest literary biographer of our day—made his name. Dispensing with the long-established Victorian picture of Shelley as a blandly ethereal character, Holmes projects a startling image of “a darker and more earthly, crueler and more capable figure.” Expelled from college, disowned... Read more >
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Grace and Grit
Grace and Grit
Written by Lilly Ledbetter and Lanier Scott Isom
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ISBN: 9780307887948
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Grace and Grit
My Fight for Equal Pay and Fairness at Goodyear and Beyond
Written by Lilly Ledbetter and Lanier Scott Isom


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $15.00

The inspiring story of the woman at the center of the historic discrimination case that inspired the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act--her fight for equal rights in the workplace, and how her determination became a victory for the nation

Lilly Ledbetter always knew that she was destined for something more than... Read more >
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Diary of a Man in Despair
Diary of a Man in Despair
Written by Friedrich Reck, Afterword by Richard J. Evans, Translated by Paul Rubens
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ISBN: 9781590175866
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Diary of a Man in Despair

Written by Friedrich Reck
Afterword by Richard J. Evans
Translated by Paul Rubens


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $15.95

Friedrich Reck might seem an unlikely rebel against Nazism. Not just a conservative but a rock-ribbed reactionary, he played the part of a landed gentleman, deplored democracy, and rejected the modern world outright. To Reck the Nazis were ruthless revolutionaries in Gothic drag, and helpless as he was to counter the... Read more >
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Diary of a Man in Despair

Written by Friedrich Reck
Afterword by Richard Evans
Translated by Paul Rubens


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $15.95

Friedrich Reck might seem an unlikely rebel against Nazism. Not just a conservative but a rock-ribbed reactionary, he played the part of a landed gentleman, deplored democracy, and rejected the modern world outright. To Reck the Nazis were ruthless revolutionaries in Gothic drag, and helpless as he was to counter the... Read more >
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F
Written by Mei Zhi, Translated by Gregor Benton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844679676
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Hu Feng's Prison Years
Written by Mei Zhi
Translated by Gregor Benton


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $26.95

Hu Feng, the ‘counterrevolutionary’ leader of a banned literary school, spent twenty-five years in the Chinese Communist Party’s prison system. But back in the Party’s early days, he was one of its best known literary theoreticians and critics—at least until factional infighting, and his short fuse, made him persona non grata... Read more >
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Hu Feng's Prison Years
Written by Mei Zhi
Translated by Gregor Benton


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $26.95

Hu Feng, the “counterrevolutionary” leader of a banned literary school, spent twenty-five years in Chinese Communist Party prison system. But back in the early days of Communist China he was among the party’s chief literary theoreticians and critics—at least until factional infighting, and his short fuse, made him persona non grata... Read more >
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The Last Line of Defense
The Last Line of Defense
Written by Ken Cuccinelli
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ISBN: 9780770437107
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The Last Line of Defense
The New Fight for American Liberty
Written by Ken Cuccinelli


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $12.99

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli leads the historic fight against the unprecedented overreach of the federal government.
 
With Obamacare and agencies like the EPA, the FCC, and the National Labor Relations Board attempting to exercise unprecedented control over the American people, the Obama Administration was breaking federal laws, ignoring federal... Read more >
The Elimination
The Elimination
Written by Rithy Panh and Christophe Bataille, Translated by John Cullen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590515587
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The Elimination
A survivor of the Khmer Rouge confronts his past and the commandant of the killing fields
Written by Rithy Panh and Christophe Bataille
Translated by John Cullen


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $22.95

From the internationally acclaimed director of S-21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine, a survivor’s autobiography that confronts the evils of the Khmer Rouge dictatorship.

Rithy Panh was only thirteen years old when the Khmer Rouge expelled his family from Phnom Penh in 1975. In the months and years that followed, his entire... Read more >
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The Elimination
A survivor of the Khmer Rouge confronts his past and the commandant of the killing fields
Written by Rithy Panh and Christophe Bataille
Translated by John Cullen


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $13.95

From the internationally acclaimed director of S-21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine, a survivor’s autobiography that confronts the evils of the Khmer Rouge dictatorship.

Rithy Panh was only thirteen years old when the Khmer Rouge expelled his family from Phnom Penh in 1975. In the months and years that followed, his entire... Read more >
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Victor Serge
Victor Serge
Written by Susan Weissman
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ISBN: 9781844678877
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Victor Serge
A Biography
Written by Susan Weissman


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $29.95

Revolutionary novelist, historian, anarchist, Bolshevik and dissident—Victor Sergeis one of the most compelling figures of Soviet history. Set against some of themomentous events of the twentieth century, Victor Serge reveals dauntless vigor of a man whose views often reflect the struggles of our own time. Read more >
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Abraham Lincoln: From the Log Cabin to the White House
Abraham Lincoln: From the Log Cabin to the White House
Written by Lewis Helfand, Illustrated by Manikandan
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ISBN: 9789380741215
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Abraham Lincoln: From the Log Cabin to the White House
Campfire Heroes Line
Written by Lewis Helfand
Illustrated by Manikandan


Format: Trade Paperback, 108 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $12.99

One of the most courageous and esteemed presidents of the United States of America, Abraham Lincoln is known mainly for abolishing slavery and his leadership during the Civil War. He grew up in a single-room log cabin on the Sinking Spring Farm in Hardin County, Kenrucky. His mother died when he... Read more >
Martin Luther King Jr.: Let Freedom Ring
Martin Luther King Jr.: Let Freedom Ring
Written by Michael Teitelbaum and Lewis Helfand, Illustrated by Sankha Banerjee
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ISBN: 9789380028699
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Martin Luther King Jr.: Let Freedom Ring
Campfire Biography-Heroes Line
Written by Michael Teitelbaum and Lewis Helfand
Illustrated by Sankha Banerjee


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $11.99

Not even half a century ago America was segregated, when everything depended on teh color of one's skin. Access to schools, restaurants, parks, buses or even water fountains was segregated. And born into this segregated world was Martin Luther King Jr..

The son of a black preacher, King was taught from a... Read more >
Trudeau Transformed
Trudeau Transformed
Written by Max Nemni and Monique Nemni
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ISBN: 9780771051272
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Trudeau Transformed
The Shaping of a Statesman 1944-1965
Written by Max Nemni and Monique Nemni


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: January 8, 2013
Price: $24.99

This groundbreaking biography, now in paperback, continues the story begun in Young Trudeau, taking Canada's legendary Prime Minister from his pro-fascist youth all the way to his entry into federal politics as a crusading Liberal democrat.

When he went to Harvard in 1944, Pierre Trudeau was twenty-five, a recent graduate of the... Read more >
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Arrows of the Night
Arrows of the Night
Written by Richard Bonin
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ISBN: 9780767928762
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Arrows of the Night
Ahmad Chalabi and the Selling of the Iraq War
Written by Richard Bonin


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $16.00

The definitive account of what Iraqi exile Ahmad Chalabi did to manipulate the U.S. government into invading Iraq with his ultimate hope of being placed in power, by longtime 60 Minutes producer Richard Bonin.
 
Drawing on unparalleled access to Chalabi, Bonin traces the exile’s ingenious efforts to stoke a desire for Iraqi...

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Frantz Fanon
Frantz Fanon
Written by David Macey
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ISBN: 9781844677733
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Frantz Fanon
A Biography
Written by David Macey


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $26.95

Born in Martinique, Frantz Fanon (1925–61) trained as a psychiatrist in Lyon before taking up a post in colonial Algeria. He had already experienced racism as a volunteer in the Free French Army, in which he saw combat at the end of the Second World War. In Algeria, Fanon came into... Read more >
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Frantz Fanon
A Biography
Written by David Macey


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $26.95

Born in Martinique, Frantz Fanon (1925–61) trained as a psychiatrist in Lyon before taking up a post in colonial Algeria. He had already experienced racism as a volunteer in the Free French Army, in which he saw combat at the end of the Second World War. In Algeria, Fanon came into... Read more >
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