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Eisenhower
Eisenhower
Written by Jim Newton, Read by John H. Mayer
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ISBN: 9780307940667
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Eisenhower
The White House Years
Written by Jim Newton
Read by John H. Mayer


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $27.50

“Newton's contribution is as cogent an inventory of Eisenhower's White House years as I've ever read. He blends masterful writing with historic detail and provides the value-added of Ike as the man and the leader.”
—Chuck Hagel, Distinguished Professor, Georgetown University; U.S. Senator (19972009)

Newly discovered and declassified documents make for a surprising and...
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The Virtues of Aging
The Virtues of Aging
Written by Jimmy Carter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307764669
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The Virtues of Aging

Written by Jimmy Carter


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2011
Price: $9.99

"We are not alone in our worry about both the physical aspect of aging and the prejudice that exists toward the elderly, which is similar to racism or sexism. What makes it different is that the prejudice also exists among those of us who are either within this group or rapidly... Read more >
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The Eloquent President
The Eloquent President
Written by Ronald C. White, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307796851
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The Eloquent President
A Portrait of Lincoln Through His Words
Written by Ronald C. White, Jr.


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2011
Price: $12.99

The fact that Abraham Lincoln is now universally recognized as America’s greatest political orator would have surprised many of the citizens who voted him into office. Ungainly in stature and awkward in manner, the newly elected Lincoln was considered a Western stump speaker and debater devoid of rhetorical polish. Then, after... Read more >
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The Long Goodbye
The Long Goodbye
Written by Patti Davis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307801852
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The Long Goodbye

Written by Patti Davis


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $12.99

Ronald Reagan’s daughter writes with a moving openness about losing her father to Alzheimer’s disease. The simplicity with which she reveals the intensity, the rush, the flow of her feelings encompasses all the surprises and complexities that ambush us when death gradually, unstoppably invades life.

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Revival 2.0: How the Obama White House Is Making Its Political Comeback
Revival 2.0: How the Obama White House Is Making Its Political Comeback
Written by Richard Wolffe
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ISBN: 9780307984692
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Revival 2.0: How the Obama White House Is Making Its Political Comeback

Written by Richard Wolffe


Format: eBook, 30 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2011
Price: $0.99

Revival 2.0 tells the dramatic inside story of how President Obama and his team have regained their footing and learned to fight for their political survival.

Bestselling Obama biographer Richard Wolffe (author of Renegade and Revival) follows President Barack Obama and his inner circle (including Valerie Jarrett, David Plouffe, Hillary Clinton, David... Read more >
Turning Point
Turning Point
Written by Jimmy Carter
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ISBN: 9780307786180
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Turning Point
A Candidate, a State, and a Nation Come of Age
Written by Jimmy Carter


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 13, 2011
Price: $11.99

The former president's personal tale of political intrigue and social conflict during his first campaign for public office. Iluminates the origins of his commitment to human rights and bears further witness to the accomplishments of an extraordinary man.


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Woodrow Wilson
Woodrow Wilson
Written by John Milton Cooper, Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307277909
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Woodrow Wilson
A Biography
Written by John Milton Cooper, Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 736 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $19.95

The first major biography of America’s twenty-eighth president in nearly two decades, from one of America’s foremost Woodrow Wilson scholars.

A Democrat who reclaimed the White House after sixteen years of Republican administrations, Wilson was a transformative president—he helped create the regulatory bodies and legislation that prefigured FDR’s New Deal and would... Read more >
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Honor's Voice
Honor's Voice
Written by Douglas L. Wilson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307765819
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Honor's Voice
The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln
Written by Douglas L. Wilson


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

Abraham Lincoln's remarkable emergence from the rural Midwest and his rise to the presidency have been the stuff of romance and legend. But as Douglas L. Wilson shows us in Honor's Voice, Lincoln's transformation was not one long triumphal march, but a process that was more than once seriously derailed. There... Read more >
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The Obamas
The Obamas
Written by Peter Firstbrook
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ISBN: 9780307591418
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The Obamas
The Untold Story of an African Family
Written by Peter Firstbrook


Format: Trade Paperback, 360 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $16.00

"Fascinating...adds many interesting details to what we know of the President’s heritage."
--David Remnick, TheNewYorker.com

On January 20, 2009, a few hundred men, women, and children gathered under trees in the twilight at K’obama, a village on the shores of Lake Victoria in western Kenya. Barack Obama’s rise to the American presidency had... Read more >
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The Obamas
The Obamas
Written by Peter Firstbrook
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ISBN: 9780307591425
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The Obamas
The Untold Story of an African Family
Written by Peter Firstbrook


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $11.99

"Fascinating...adds many interesting details to what we know of the President’s heritage."
--David Remnick, TheNewYorker.com

On January 20, 2009, a few hundred men, women, and children gathered under trees in the twilight at K’obama, a village on the shores of Lake Victoria in western Kenya. Barack Obama’s rise to the American presidency had... Read more >
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The Obamas
The Obamas
Written by Peter Firstbrook, Read by Peter Firstbrook
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ISBN: 9780307750457
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The Obamas
The Untold Story of an African Family
Written by Peter Firstbrook
Read by Peter Firstbrook


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $20.00

In the first in-depth history of the Obama family, Peter Firstbrook recounts a journey that starts in a mud hut by the White Nile and ends seven centuries later in the White House. Interweaving oral history and tribal lore, interviews with Obama family members and other Kenyans, the writings of Kenyan... Read more >
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The Death of American Virtue
The Death of American Virtue
Written by Ken Gormley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307409454
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The Death of American Virtue
Clinton vs. Starr
Written by Ken Gormley


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $18.00

Ten years after one of the most polarizing political scandals in American history, author Ken Gormley offers an insightful, balanced, and revealing analysis of the events leading up to the impeachment trial of President William Jefferson Clinton. From Ken Starr’s initial Whitewater investigation through the Paula Jones sexual harassment suit to... Read more >
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The Bridge
The Bridge
Written by David Remnick
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ISBN: 9780375702303
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The Bridge
The Life and Rise of Barack Obama
Written by David Remnick


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $16.00

In this nuanced and complex portrait of Barack Obama, Pulitzer Prize-winner David Remnick offers a thorough, intricate, and riveting account of the unique experiences that shaped our nation’s first African American president.
 
Through extensive on-the-record interviews with friends and teachers, mentors and disparagers, family members and Obama himself, Remnick explores the...

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Fidel
An Illustrated Biography of Fidel Castro
Written by Nestor Kohan
Illustrated by Nahuel Scherma and Miracle Jones
Translated by Elise Buchman


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

In the United States, ninety miles from Cuban shores, tempers flare on the subject of Fidel Castro: some say he is a liberator, some say a dictator. In Fidel, Nestor Kohan and Nahuel Scherma present one of the towering figures of the twentieth-century as he is seen by Latin Americans: as... Read more >
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780307777829
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: eBook, 960 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $11.99

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

Thirty years ago, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

Although Theodore Rex fully recounts TR’s years in the White House (1901–1909), The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt... Read more >
Theodore Rex
Theodore Rex
Written by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780307777812
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Theodore Rex

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: eBook, 792 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $11.99

Theodore Rex is the story—never fully told before—of Theodore Roosevelt’s two world-changing terms as President of the United States. A hundred years before the catastrophe of September 11, 2001, “TR” succeeded to power in the aftermath of an act of terrorism. Youngest of all our chief executives, he rallied a stricken... Read more >
Colonel Roosevelt
Colonel Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375504877
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Colonel Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: Hardcover, 784 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $35.00

Of all our great presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is the only one whose greatness increased out of office. When he toured Europe in 1910 as plain “Colonel Roosevelt,” he was hailed as the most famous man in the world. Crowned heads vied to put him up in their palaces. “If I see... Read more >
Colonel Roosevelt
Colonel Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780679604150
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Colonel Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $13.99

This biography by Edmund Morris, the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt and Theodore Rex, marks the completion of a trilogy sure to stand as definitive. Of all our great presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is the only one whose greatness increased out of office. What other president has...

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Colonel Roosevelt
Colonel Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris, Read by Mark Deakins
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ISBN: 9780307750402
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Colonel Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $50.00

Of all our great presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is the only one whose greatness increased out of office. When he toured Europe in 1910 as plain “Colonel Roosevelt,” he was hailed as the most famous man in the world. Crowned heads vied to put him up in their palaces. “If I see... Read more >
Colonel Roosevelt
Colonel Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris, Read by Mark Deakins
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307750426
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Colonel Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $32.50

Of all our great presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is the only one whose greatness increased out of office. When he toured Europe in 1910 as plain “Colonel Roosevelt,” he was hailed as the most famous man in the world. Crowned heads vied to put him up in their palaces. “If I see... Read more >
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069651
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: Hardcover, 960 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $35.00

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

Thirty years ago, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. A collector’s item in its original edition, it has never been out of print as a paperback. This... Read more >
Decision Points
Decision Points
Written by George W. Bush
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307590619
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Decision Points

Written by George W. Bush


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $35.00

In this candid and gripping account, President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions that shaped his presidency and personal life.

George W. Bush served as president of the United States during eight of the most consequential years in American history. The decisions that reached his desk impacted people around the world...

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Decision Points
Decision Points
Written by George W. Bush, Read by George W. Bush
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ISBN: 9780307748645
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Decision Points

Written by George W. Bush
Read by George W. Bush


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 9, 2010
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President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions of his presidency and personal life.

Decision Points is the extraordinary memoir of America’s 43rd president. Shattering the conventions of political autobiography, George W. Bush offers a strikingly candid journey through the defining decisions of his life.
In gripping, never-before-heard detail, President Bush brings... Read more >
Decision Points
Decision Points
Written by George W. Bush, Read by George W. Bush
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Decision Points

Written by George W. Bush
Read by George W. Bush


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On Sale: November 9, 2010
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President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions of his presidency and personal life.

Decision Points is the extraordinary memoir of America’s 43rd president. Shattering the conventions of political autobiography, George W. Bush offers a strikingly candid journey through the defining decisions of his life.
In gripping, never-before-heard detail, President Bush brings... Read more >
Decision Points
Decision Points
Written by George W. Bush
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ISBN: 9780307590626
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Decision Points

Written by George W. Bush


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: November 9, 2010
Price: $13.99

In this candid and gripping account, President George W. Bush describes the critical decisions that shaped his presidency and personal life.

George W. Bush served as president of the United States during eight of the most consequential years in American history. The decisions that reached his desk impacted people around the world...

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