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A Colossal Wreck
A Road Trip Through Political Scandal, Corruption and American Culture
Written by Alexander Cockburn


Format: eBook, 602 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $29.95

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.

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Goldwater
Goldwater
Written by Barry Goldwater
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ISBN: 9780804150804
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Goldwater

Written by Barry Goldwater


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2013
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Barry Goldwater is a principled politican in a world where the species seems endangered, a man of profound convcition about government and law, the grand old man of the Grand Old Party, respected as much by those who disagree with him as by those who share his views. Goldwater is at... Read more >
Locked in the Cabinet
Locked in the Cabinet
Written by Robert B. Reich
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ISBN: 9780307830562
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Locked in the Cabinet

Written by Robert B. Reich


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2013
Price: $13.99

Locked in the Cabinet is a close-up view of the way things work, and often don't work, at the highest levels of government--and a uniquely personal account by the man whose ideas inspired and animated much of the Clinton campaign of 1992 and who became the cabinet officer in charge of... Read more >
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Diario de guerra
Diario de guerra
Written by Mariano Rodriguez
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345805478
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Diario de guerra
La última travesía del Che y Benigno en Bolivia
Written by Mariano Rodriguez


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $15.00

“No importa dónde nos llegue la muerte, será bienvenida siempre y cuando nuestro grito de guerra se escuche”.
— Che Guevara
Diario de guerra es un estremecedor testimonio sobre los últimos días de la vida del Che Guevara. La historia la cuenta Daniel Alarcón Ramírez, un militar cubano a quien también... Read more >
Zealot
Zealot
Written by Reza Aslan, Read by Reza Aslan
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ISBN: 9780804192576
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Zealot
The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Written by Reza Aslan
Read by Reza Aslan


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $35.00

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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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From the internationally bestselling author of No god but God comes a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus... Read more >
Stanton
Stanton
Written by Benjamin P. Thomas and Harold M. Hyman
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ISBN: 9780307828903
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Stanton
Life And Times of Lincoln's Secretary of War
Written by Benjamin P. Thomas and Harold M. Hyman


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2013
Price: $14.99

At the time of his death, renowned Lincoln biographer Benjamin Thomas was at work on a life of one of the most controversial figures in American history: Edwin McMasters Stanton, the man who marshaled the military forces of the Union in the Civil War and played a crucial role in the... Read more >
Zealot
Zealot
Written by Reza Aslan
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ISBN: 9781400069224
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Zealot
The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Written by Reza Aslan


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $27.00

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From the internationally bestselling author of No god but God comes a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus... Read more >
Zealot
Zealot
Written by Reza Aslan
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ISBN: 9780679603535
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Zealot
The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Written by Reza Aslan


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $13.99

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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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From the internationally bestselling author of No god but God comes a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus... Read more >
Zealot
Zealot
Written by Reza Aslan, Read by Reza Aslan
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ISBN: 9780804148740
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Zealot
The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Written by Reza Aslan
Read by Reza Aslan


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $17.50

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From the internationally bestselling author of No god but God comes a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus... Read more >
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Leon Blum
Leon Blum
Written by Joel Colton
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ISBN: 9780307830890
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Leon Blum
Humanist in Politics
Written by Joel Colton


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2013
Price: $19.99

John Colton is a meticulous researcher and a fine craftsman. In his political biography of Leon Blum, these two qualities are beautiully blended; none of the available evidence appears to have been over looked, and the enormous mass of variegated material has been transmuted in a polished, richly tapestried, and absorbing... Read more >
Duel with the Devil
Duel with the Devil
Written by Paul Collins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956453
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Duel with the Devil
The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery
Written by Paul Collins


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $26.00

Duel with the Devil is acclaimed historian Paul Collins’ remarkable true account of a  stunning turn-of-the-19th century murder and the trial that ensued – a showdown in which iconic political rivals Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr joined forces to make sure justice was done. Still our nation’s longest running “cold case,&rdquo...

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Duel with the Devil
Duel with the Devil
Written by Paul Collins
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ISBN: 9780307956477
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Duel with the Devil
The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery
Written by Paul Collins


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $11.99

BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE EDGAR FINALIST, MURDER OF THE CENTURY

In the closing days of 1799, the United States was still a young republic. Waging a fierce battle for its uncertain future were two political parties: the well-moneyed Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton, and the populist Republicans, led by Aaron Burr. The two...

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The Man Who Saved the Union
The Man Who Saved the Union
Written by H.W. Brands
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ISBN: 9780307475152
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Ulysses Grant in War and Peace
Written by H.W. Brands


Format: Trade Paperback, 752 pages
On Sale: May 28, 2013
Price: $17.95

Ulysses Grant emerges in this masterful biography as a genius in battle and a driven president to a divided country, who remained fearlessly on the side of right. He was a beloved commander in the field who made the sacrifices necessary to win the war, even in the face of criticism...

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Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher
Written by Charles Moore
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ISBN: 9780307958945
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Margaret Thatcher
From Grantham to the Falklands
Written by Charles Moore


Format: Hardcover, 896 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $35.00

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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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
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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
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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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Hitler's Charisma
Leading Millions into the Abyss
Written by Laurence Rees


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $13.99

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: eBook0
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: Hardcover0
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
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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 >
Shelley: The Pursuit

Written by Richard Holmes
Introduction by Richard Holmes


Format: eBook0
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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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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