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Ben-Gurion
Ben-Gurion
Written by Shimon Peres and David Landau
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805242829
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Ben-Gurion
A Political Life
Written by Shimon Peres and David Landau


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
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Part of the Jewish Encounter series

Israel’s current president gives us a dramatic and revelatory biography of Israel’s founding father and first prime minister.
 
Shimon Peres was in his early twenties when he first met David Ben-Gurion. Although the state that Ben-Gurion would lead through war and peace had not yet declared its...

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Ben-Gurion
Ben-Gurion
Written by Shimon Peres and David Landau
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ISBN: 9780307906892
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Ben-Gurion
A Political Life
Written by Shimon Peres and David Landau


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $15.99

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

Israel’s current president gives us a dramatic and revelatory biography of Israel’s founding father and first prime minister.
 
Shimon Peres was in his early twenties when he first met David Ben-Gurion. Although the state that Ben-Gurion would lead through war and peace had not yet declared its...

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Dutch
Dutch
Written by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780307791429
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A Memoir of Ronald Reagan
Written by Edmund Morris


Format: eBook, 912 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2011
Price: $15.99

This book, the only biography ever authorized by a sitting President--yet written with complete interpretive freedom--is as revolutionary in method as it is formidable in scholarship. When Ronald Reagan moved into the White House in 1981, one of his first literary guests was Edmund Morris, the Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Theodore...

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Trudeau Transformed
Trudeau Transformed
Written by Max Nemni and Monique Nemni
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ISBN: 9780771051265
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Trudeau Transformed
The Shaping of a Statesman 1944-1965
Written by Max Nemni and Monique Nemni


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 17, 2011
Price: $19.99

This groundbreaking biography 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 University of Montreal... Read more >
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Extraordinary, Ordinary People
Extraordinary, Ordinary People
Written by Condoleezza Rice
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ISBN: 9780307888471
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Extraordinary, Ordinary People
A Memoir of Family
Written by Condoleezza Rice


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $15.00

Condoleezza Rice has excelled as a diplomat, political scientist, and concert pianist.  Her achievements run the gamut from helping to oversee the collapse of communism in Europe and the decline of the Soviet Union, to working to protect the country in the aftermath of 9-11, to becoming only the second woman...

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A Covert Life
A Covert Life
Written by Ted Morgan
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ISBN: 9780307805669
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A Covert Life
Jay Lovestone: Communist, Anti-Communist, and Spymaster
Written by Ted Morgan


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

The extraordinary life of Jay Lovestone is one of the great untold stories of the twentieth century. A Lithuanian immigrant who came to the United States in 1897, Lovestone rose to leadership in the Communist Party of America, only to fall out with Moscow and join the anti-Communist establishment after the... Read more >
Mao
Mao
Written by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday
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ISBN: 9780307807137
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Mao
The Unknown Story
Written by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday


Format: eBook, 864 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $14.99

The most authoritative life of the Chinese leader every written, Mao: The Unknown Story is based on a decade of research, and on interviews with many of Mao’s close circle in China who have never talked before — and with virtually everyone outside China who had significant dealings with him. It...

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Hope Is Better Than Fear (e-book original)
Hope Is Better Than Fear (e-book original)
Written by Random House
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ISBN: 9780307361745
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Hope Is Better Than Fear (e-book original)
Paying Jack Layton Forward
Written by Random House


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $5.99

An e-book original inspired by the vision of late NDP leader Jack Layton with short, personal essays by a diverse line-up of Canadian writers and activists.
 
HOPE IS BETTER THAN FEAR reflects upon and looks forward on a number of issues that Jack Layton championed over the course of his extraordinary career... Read more >
Nation Maker
Nation Maker
Written by Richard J. Gwyn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307356444
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Nation Maker
Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: Hardcover, 688 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $37.00

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An exciting story, passionately told and rich in detail, this major biography is the second volume of the bestselling, award-winning John A: The Man Who Made Us, by well-known journalist and highly respected author Richard Gwyn.

John A. Macdonald, Canada's first and most important prime minister, is the man who... Read more >
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Nation Maker
Nation Maker
Written by Richard J. Gwyn
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ISBN: 9780307366870
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Nation Maker
Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $17.99

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER

An exciting story, passionately told and rich in detail, this major biography is the second volume of the bestselling, award-winning John A: The Man Who Made Us, by well-known journalist and highly respected author Richard Gwyn.

John A. Macdonald, Canada's first and most important prime minister, is the man who... Read more >
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Ghosts by Daylight
Ghosts by Daylight
Written by Janine di Giovanni
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307265586
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Ghosts by Daylight
Love, War, and Redemption
Written by Janine di Giovanni


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $26.95

An enthralling, deeply moving memoir from one of our foremost American war correspondents.

Janine di Giovanni has spent most of her career—more than twenty years—in war zones recording events on behalf of the voiceless. From Sarajevo to East Timor, from Sierra Leone to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Somalia, she has been under siege... Read more >
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Ghosts by Daylight
Ghosts by Daylight
Written by Janine di Giovanni
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ISBN: 9780307701367
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Ghosts by Daylight
Love, War, and Redemption
Written by Janine di Giovanni


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $14.99

An enthralling, deeply moving memoir from one of our foremost American war correspondents.

Janine di Giovanni has spent most of her career—more than twenty years—in war zones recording events on behalf of the voiceless. From Sarajevo to East Timor, from Sierra Leone to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Somalia, she has been under siege... Read more >
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A Journey
A Journey
Written by Tony Blair
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ISBN: 9780307390639
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A Journey
My Political Life
Written by Tony Blair


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $19.00

In this remarkably gripping memoir, one of the most dynamic and controversial leaders of modern times gives us a firsthand account of his years in office and beyond.
 
Here, for the first time, Tony Blair recounts his role in shaping our recent history, from the aftermath of Princess Diana’s death to the...

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The Rogue
The Rogue
Written by Joe McGinniss
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ISBN: 9780307718952
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The Rogue
Searching for the Real Sarah Palin
Written by Joe McGinniss


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $12.99

rogue (r¯og), n: An elephant that has separated from a herd and roams about alone,in which state it is very savage.—Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary
 
After three years of research, bestselling journalist Joe McGinniss presents his already controversial and much anticipated investigative chronicle of Sarah Palin as an individual, politician, and cultural phenomenon.
 
In...

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The Rogue
The Rogue
Written by Joe McGinniss, Read by Arthur Morey
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ISBN: 9780307941282
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The Rogue
Searching for the Real Sarah Palin
Written by Joe McGinniss
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $40.00

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


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $20.00

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

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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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


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $19.99

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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