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The Rogue
The Rogue
Written by Joe McGinniss, Read by Arthur Morey
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ISBN: 9780307941299
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The Rogue
Searching for the Real Sarah Palin
Written by Joe McGinniss
Read by Arthur Morey


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On Sale: September 20, 2011
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Just in time for the kickoff of the 2012 presidential campaign, Joe McGinniss, the author of the classic account of the packaging of a presidential candidate, The Selling of the President, of the acclaimed search for the essence of Alaska, Going to Extremes, and of the bestselling study of the dark...

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Signing Their Rights Away
Signing Their Rights Away
Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745201
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Signing Their Rights Away

Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $19.95

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With their book Signing Their Lives Away, Denise Kiernan and Joseph D’Agnese introduced readers to the 56 statesmen (and occasional scoundrels!) who signed the Declaration of Independence. Now they’ve turned their attention to the 39 men who met in the summer... Read more >
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Signing Their Rights Away

Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $19.95

Unfold Book Jacket for a Full-Color Reproduction of the U.S. Constitution

With their book Signing Their Lives Away, Denise Kiernan and Joseph D’Agnese introduced readers to the 56 statesmen (and occasional scoundrels!) who signed the Declaration of Independence. Now they’ve turned their attention to the 39 men who met in the summer... Read more >
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Living a Political Life
Living a Political Life
Written by Madeleine May Kunin
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ISBN: 9780307801890
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Living a Political Life

Written by Madeleine May Kunin


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $14.99

The first time Madeleine M. Kunin ran for office it was because she thought there ought to be more women in politics. In time she fulfilled that belief by becoming the first woman governor of Vermont. Throughout her career, Kunin found that the rules for women politicians were different: she would... Read more >
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Memoirs
Memoirs
Written by Brian Mulroney
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ISBN: 9781551991887
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Memoirs

Written by Brian Mulroney


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On Sale: July 27, 2011
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Politics was always Brian Mulroney’s real love. As an undergraduate in Nova Scotia he amazed his friends by getting Prime Minister Diefenbaker on the phone, and he rose fast in the Tory ranks in Quebec as a young Montreal lawyer. He tried for the leadership of the party in 1976, losing... Read more >
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The Blair Years
The Blair Years
Written by Alastair Campbell
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ISBN: 9780307574404
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The Blair Years
The Alastair Campbell Diaries
Written by Alastair Campbell


Format: eBook, 816 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2011
Price: $18.99

A revelatory account of Tony Blair’s tumultuous leadership, The Blair Years gathers extracts from the diaries of the man who knew him best: Alastair Campbell—Blair’s spokesman from 1994 to 2003, his press secretary, strategist, and closest confidant. It is a compelling chronicle of contemporary British politics and the rise of New... Read more >
Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution

Written by Richard Gott


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $19.95

The authoritative first-hand account of contemporary Venezuela, Hugo Chávez places the country’s controversial and charismatic president in historical perspective, and examines his plans and programs. Welcomed in 1999 by the inhabitants of the teeming shanty towns of Caracas as their potential savior, and greeted by Washington with considerable alarm, this former... Read more >
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Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution
Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution
Written by Richard Gott
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ISBN: 9781844677115
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Hugo Chavez and the Bolivarian Revolution

Written by Richard Gott


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: July 5, 2011
Price: $19.95

The authoritative first-hand account of contemporary Venezuela, Hugo Chávez places the country’s controversial and charismatic president in historical perspective, and examines his plans and programs. Welcomed in 1999 by the inhabitants of the teeming shanty towns of Caracas as their potential savior, and greeted by Washington with considerable alarm, this former... Read more >
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Rollercoaster
Rollercoaster
Written by James K. Bartleman
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ISBN: 9781551994536
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Rollercoaster
My Hectic Years as Jean Chretien's Diplomatic Advisor, 1994-1998
Written by James K. Bartleman


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $13.99

For four years, James Bartleman mixed with all the biggest names – Clinton, Blair, Yeltsin, Mitterrand, Castro, Kohl, Chirac, and on and on, as Chrétien’s Henry Kissinger figure.

He was involved in deadly serious crisis management, accompanying Chrétien to all the world’s hot spots – dodging bullets in Sarajevo, and trying to... Read more >
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Stalin
Stalin
Written by Edvard Radzinsky
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ISBN: 9780307754684
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Stalin
The First In-depth Biography Based on Explosive New Documents from Russia's Secr
Written by Edvard Radzinsky


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: May 18, 2011
Price: $15.99

From the author of The Last Tsar, the first full-scale life of Stalin to have what no previous biography has entirely gotten hold of: the facts. Granted privileged access to Russia's secret archives, Edvard Radzinsky paints a picture of the Soviet strongman as more calculating, ruthless, and blood-crazed than has ever... Read more >
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Henry Clay
Henry Clay
Written by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler
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ISBN: 9780812978957
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Henry Clay
The Essential American
Written by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler


Format: Trade Paperback, 660 pages
On Sale: May 10, 2011
Price: $18.00

He was the Great Compromiser, a canny and colorful legislator whose life mirrors the story of America from its founding until the eve of the Civil War. Speaker of the House, senator, secretary of state, five-time presidential candidate, and idol to the young Abraham Lincoln, Henry Clay is captured in full... Read more >
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Citizens of London
Citizens of London
Written by Lynne Olson
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ISBN: 9780812979350
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Citizens of London
The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour
Written by Lynne Olson


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $17.00

The acclaimed author of Troublesome Young Men reveals the behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, the handsome, chain-smoking head of CBS News in Europe; Averell Harriman, the hard-driving millionaire who... Read more >
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Let Us Water the Flowers
Let Us Water the Flowers
Written by Jafar Yaghoobi
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ISBN: 9781616144494
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Let Us Water the Flowers
The Memoir of a Political Prisoner in Iran
Written by Jafar Yaghoobi


Format: Trade Paperback, 409 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $19.00

This book is must reading for Americans trying to understand the complexities of Iranian politics and the nature of the current regime, many of whose leaders were involved in the systematic execution of political prisoners in the 1980s. According to Amnesty International, the cumulative death toll of this mass purging of political... Read more >
Troublemaker
Troublemaker
Written by Bill Zimmerman
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ISBN: 9780385533492
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Troublemaker
A Memoir From the Front Lines of the Sixties
Written by Bill Zimmerman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $13.99

The political memoir as rousing adventure story—a sizzling account of a life lived in the thick of every important struggle of the era.

April 1973: snow falls thick and fast on the Badlands of South Dakota. It has been more than five weeks since protesting Sioux Indians seized their historic village... Read more >
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Barbara Jordan
Barbara Jordan
Written by Mary Beth Rogers
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ISBN: 9780307788757
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Barbara Jordan
American Hero
Written by Mary Beth Rogers


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2011
Price: $11.99

Barbara Jordan was the first African American to serve in the Texas Senate since Reconstruction, the first black woman elected to Congress from the South, and the first to deliver the keynote address at a national party convention. Yet Jordan herself remained a mystery, a woman so private that even her... Read more >
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A Reason to Believe
A Reason to Believe
Written by Governor Deval Patrick
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ISBN: 9780307720764
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A Reason to Believe
Lessons from an Improbable Life
Written by Governor Deval Patrick


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $13.99

“I’ve simply seen too much goodness in this country—and have come so far in my own journey—not to believe in those ideals, and my faith in the future is sometimes restored under the darkest clouds.” —Governor Deval Patrick
 
In January 2007, Deval Patrick became the first black governor of the state of... Read more >
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A Reason to Believe
A Reason to Believe
Written by Governor Deval Patrick, Read by Governor Deval Patrick
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A Reason to Believe
Lessons from an Improbable Life
Written by Governor Deval Patrick
Read by Governor Deval Patrick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $17.50

“I’ve simply seen too much goodness in this country—and have come so far in my own journey—not to believe in those ideals, and my faith in the future is sometimes restored under the darkest clouds.” —Governor Deval Patrick
 
In January 2007, Deval Patrick became the first black governor of the state of... Read more >
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On Six Continents
On Six Continents
Written by James K. Bartleman
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ISBN: 9781551994543
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On Six Continents
A Life In Canada's Foreign Service, 1966-2002
Written by James K. Bartleman


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 4, 2011
Price: $13.99

Muskoka, the University of Western Ontario, Ottawa, New York, Colombia, Bangladesh, Nicaragua, Peru, Cuba, Israel, Belgium, South Africa, Australia –the place-names tell the story of an amazing career. Then there are the people involved –Trudeau, Clark, and Chrétien, Kissinger, Castro, Rabin, Walesa, Havel, Mandela and dozens of others. Not to mention... Read more >
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To End a War
To End a War
Written by Richard Holbrooke
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ISBN: 9780307765437
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To End a War

Written by Richard Holbrooke


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2011
Price: $14.99

When President Clinton sent Richard Holbrooke to Bosnia as America's chief negotiator in late 1995, he took a gamble that would eventually redefine his presidency. But there was no saying then, at the height of the war, that Holbrooke's mission would succeed. The odds were strongly against it.
        As passionate as he... Read more >
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Our Man in Tehran
Our Man in Tehran
Written by Robert Wright
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ISBN: 9781590514139
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Our Man in Tehran
The True Story Behind the Secret Mission to Save Six Americans during the Iran Hostage Crisis & the Foreign Ambassador Who Worked w/the CIA to Bring Them Home
Written by Robert Wright


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $12.95

For the true story behind Argo, read Our Man in Tehran

The world watched with fear in November 1979, when Iranian students infiltrated and occupied the American embassy in Tehran. The Americans were caught entirely by surprise, and what began as a swift and seemingly short-lived takeover evolved into a crisis that... Read more >
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Our Man in Tehran
The True Story Behind the Secret Mission to Save Six Americans during the Iran Hostage Crisis & the Foreign Ambassador Who Worked w/the CIA to Bring Them Home
Written by Robert Wright


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $9.99

For the true story behind Argo, read Our Man in Tehran

The world watched with fear in November 1979, when Iranian students infiltrated and occupied the American embassy in Tehran. The Americans were caught entirely by surprise, and what began as a swift and seemingly short-lived takeover evolved into a crisis that...

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Dr. Rice in the House

Edited by Amy Scholder


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $13.95

We have been bombarded by images of the U.S. Secretary of State as the Great Diplomat, walking onto the tarmac of a foreign country as if she were a rock star, an intellectual giant, and the embodiment of the American dream all rolled into one. Meanwhile, she has spoken out against... Read more >
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The Huey P. Newton Reader

Written by Huey P Newton
Edited by David Hilliard and Donald Weise
Foreword by Fredrika Newton


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $17.95

The first comprehensive collection of writings by the Black Panther Party founder and revolutionary icon of the black liberation era, The Huey P. Newton Reader combines now-classic texts ranging in topic from the formation of the Black Panthers, African Americans and armed self-defense, Eldridge Cleaver’s controversial expulsion from the Party, FBI... Read more >
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I Refuse to Die
My Journey For Freedom
Written by Koigi Wa Wamwere
Foreword by Kerry Kennedy and Nan Richardson


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $15.95

An extraordinary account of how a laborer's son rose to challenge the power of despots, I Refuse to Die is both the autobiography of one gifted man who rose above the horrors of colonization, and an uncensored history of modern Kenya. The book is infused with the freedom songs of the... Read more >
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Life of an Anarchist
The Alexander Berkman Reader
Edited by Alexander Berkman
Foreword by Howard Zinn


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

Alexander Berkman was a twentieth-century American revolutionary. Like the abolitionist John Brown before him, Berkman was hugely idealistic, ready to go to the furthest extreme of self-sacrifice and violence on behalf of justice and civil rights. He decided to assassinate industrialist Henry Clay Frick after reading in the newspaper that Pinkertons... Read more >
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