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Beyond a House Divided
Beyond a House Divided
Written by Carl Anderson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307887757
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Beyond a House Divided
The Moral Consensus Ignored by Washington, Wall Street, and the Media
Written by Carl Anderson


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $8.99

If you follow politics or the news, America is a country of culture wars and great divides, a partisan place of red states and blue states, of us against them. From pundits to politicians it seems that anyone with an audience sees a polarized country - a country at war with... Read more >
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Power in Words
The Stories behind Barack Obama's Speeches, from the State House to the White House
Written by Mary Frances Berry and Josh Gottheimer
Foreword by Theodore C. Sorenson


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $24.95

Whatever his ratings, Obama remains personally popular, widely acknowledged for his soaring oratory. His words were one of the lasting legacies of his presidential campaign and are proving to be among his most effective governing weapons.
 
In Power in Words, distinguished historian and civil rights activist Mary Frances Berry and former presidential speechwriter Josh...

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In the President's Secret Service
In the President's Secret Service
Written by Ronald Kessler
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307461360
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In the President's Secret Service
Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $15.00

Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service. After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one hundred current and former Secret Service agents, bestselling author and award-winning reporter Ronald Kessler reveals their secrets for the first time.

•    George W. Bush’s daughters would... Read more >
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Idiot America
Idiot America
Written by Charles Pierce
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767926157
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Idiot America
How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free
Written by Charles Pierce


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $15.95

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

The three Great Premises of Idiot America:
· Any theory is valid if it sells books, soaks up ratings, or otherwise moves units
· Anything can be true if someone says it loudly enough
· Fact is that which enough people believe. Truth is determined by how fervently they believe it

 
With his trademark... Read more >
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Propaganda, Inc.
Propaganda, Inc.
Written by Nancy Snow, Foreword by Herbert I. Schiller, Introduction by Michael Parenti
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583228982
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Propaganda, Inc.
Selling America's Culture to the World
Written by Nancy Snow
Foreword by Herbert I. Schiller
Introduction by Michael Parenti


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $11.95

An eye-opening overview of American cultural policy fully updated through the end of the Bush presidency, Propaganda, Inc. reveals how the United States Information Agency became a bureaucracy deeply distrustful of dissent, and one-way in its promotion of American corporate interests overseas.
Nancy Snow spent two years inside the Agency, and here... Read more >
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The Inheritance
The Inheritance
Written by David E. Sanger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307407931
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The Inheritance
The World Obama Confronts and the Challenges to American Power
Written by David E. Sanger


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $16.00

Readers of The New York Times know David Sanger as one of the most trusted correspondents in Washington, one to whom presidents, secretaries of state, and foreign leaders talk with unusual candor. Now, with a historian’s sweep and an insider’s eye for telling detail, Sanger delivers an urgent intelligence briefing on... Read more >
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The Breakthrough
The Breakthrough
Written by Gwen Ifill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767928908
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The Breakthrough
Politics and Race in the Age of Obama
Written by Gwen Ifill


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $15.00

In The Breakthrough, veteran journalist Gwen Ifill surveys the American political landscape, shedding new light on the impact of Barack Obama’s stunning presidential victory and introducing the emerging young African American politicians forging a bold new path to political power.

Ifill argues that the Black political structure formed during the Civil... Read more >
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The Failure Factory
The Failure Factory
Written by Bill Gertz
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307338082
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The Failure Factory
How Unelected Bureaucrats Are Undermining U.S. Security
Written by Bill Gertz


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $16.00

The U.S. government is in crisis.

The real power in America has shifted to a vast network of unelected officials whose authority has grown wildly out of control. In his latest blockbuster book, acclaimed defense and national-security reporter Bill Gertz exposes this group of astonishingly powerful leaders–and their enablers in the political... Read more >
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Daybreak
Daybreak
Written by David Swanson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583228883
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Daybreak
Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union
Written by David Swanson


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $19.95

Daybreak is a thorough investigation of how Bush/Cheney altered the way American government works and deteriorated the Constitution and Bill of Rights. It includes clear plans for how we may reclaim democracy, declare our rights, and truly set out for a new America. Shocking and inspirational, Daybreak provides a clear breakdown... Read more >
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In the President's Secret Service
In the President's Secret Service
Written by Ronald Kessler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307461353
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In the President's Secret Service
Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: August 4, 2009
Price: $26.00

Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service, that elite corps of agents who pledge to take a bullet to protect the president and his family. After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one hundred current and former Secret Service agents, bestselling author... Read more >
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The Accidental Billionaires
The Accidental Billionaires
Written by Ben Mezrich, Read by Mike Chamberlain
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739383599
Our Price: $17.50

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The Accidental Billionaires
The Founding of Facebook: A Tale of Sex, Money, Genius and Betrayal
Written by Ben Mezrich
Read by Mike Chamberlain


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 14, 2009
Price: $17.50

The high-energy tale of how two socially awkward Ivy Leaguers, trying to increase their chances with the opposite sex, ended up creating Facebook.

Eduardo Saverin and Mark Zuckerberg were Harvard undergraduates and best friends–outsiders at a school filled with polished prep-school grads and long-time legacies. They shared both academic brilliance in math... Read more >
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Revolt on Goose Island
Revolt on Goose Island
Written by Kari Lydersen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781933633824
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Revolt on Goose Island
The Chicago Factory Takeover and What It Says About the Economic Crisis
Written by Kari Lydersen


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: June 30, 2009
Price: $16.00

Revised and updated, with a new afterword by the author

“There is much talk about ‘audacity’ these days, but true chutzpah is when the workers take over the factory and take on the bank. Kari Lydersen’s invaluable account of the Republic sit-down strike is an instruction manual for worker dignity.”
—Mike Davis, author... Read more >
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Where Valor Rests
Where Valor Rests
Written by Rick Atkinson, Photographed by James Balog, Bruce Dale and Dave Black
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426204562
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Where Valor Rests
Arlington National Cemetery
Written by Rick Atkinson
Photographed by James Balog, Bruce Dale and Dave Black


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2009
Price: $18.95

Arlington National Cemetery spreads across the rolling hills west of the Potomac, a serene and reverent sanctuary for the presidents, soldiers, and heroes—famous and unsung alike—who lie in eternal rest among its green lawns and quiet glades. It is a roster dating back to America’s birth and including many of the... Read more >
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The Dark Side
The Dark Side
Written by Jane Mayer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307456502
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The Dark Side
The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals
Written by Jane Mayer


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 8, 2009
Price: $11.99

One of The New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year National BestsellerWith a New AfterwordNational Book Critics Circle Award Finalist A Best Book of the Year: Salon, Slate, The Economist, The Washington Post, Cleveland Plain-DealerThe Dark Side is a dramatic, riveting, and definitive narrative account of how the United... Read more >
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Bush's Law
Bush's Law
Written by Eric Lichtblau
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307280541
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Bush's Law
The Remaking of American Justice
Written by Eric Lichtblau


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $16.00

In the aftermath of 9/11, President Bush declared that the struggle against terrorism would be nothing less than a war—a war that would require new tools and a new mind-set. As legal sanction was given to covert surveillance and interrogation tactics, internal struggles brewed over programs and policies that threatened to... Read more >
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The Dark Side
The Dark Side
Written by Jane Mayer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307456298
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The Dark Side
The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals
Written by Jane Mayer


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $15.95

One of The New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year National BestsellerWith a New AfterwordNational Book Critics Circle Award Finalist A Best Book of the Year: Salon, Slate, The Economist, The Washington Post, Cleveland Plain-DealerThe Dark Side is a dramatic, riveting, and definitive narrative account of how the United... Read more >
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The Sun Climbs Slow
The Sun Climbs Slow
Written by Erna Paris
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583228791
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The Sun Climbs Slow
The International Criminal Court and the Struggle for Justice
Written by Erna Paris


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2009
Price: $21.95

In this groundbreaking investigation, Erna Paris explores the history of global justice, the politics behind America's opposition to the creation of a permanent international criminal court, and the implications for the world at large.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) is the first permanent tribunal of its kind. The mandate of the ICC... Read more >
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The Breakthrough
The Breakthrough
Written by Gwen Ifill
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385529204
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The Breakthrough
Politics and Race in the Age of Obama
Written by Gwen Ifill


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2009
Price: $11.99

In The Breakthrough, veteran journalist Gwen Ifill surveys the American political landscape, shedding new light on the impact of Barack Obama’s stunning presidential victory and introducing the emerging young African American politicians forging a bold new path to political power.

Ifill argues that the Black political structure formed during the Civil... Read more >
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How Barack Obama Won
How Barack Obama Won
Written by Chuck Todd and Sheldon Gawiser
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473660
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How Barack Obama Won
A State-by-State Guide to the Historic 2008 Presidential Election
Written by Chuck Todd and Sheldon Gawiser


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $12.95

This detailed overview and analysis of the results of Barack Obama’s historic 2008 presidential win gives us the inside state-by-state guide to how Obama achieved his victory, and allows us to see where the country stood four years ago.
 
 Although much has changed in the nearly four years since, How...

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Yes We Can
Yes We Can
Photographed by Scout Tufankjian
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875049
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Yes We Can
Barack Obama's History-Making Presidential Campaign
Photographed by Scout Tufankjian


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: December 9, 2008
Price: $29.95

Yes We Can: Barack Obama's History-Making Presidential Campaign is the story of Barack Obama’s historic journey from junior Senator from Illinois to—if all polls hold as indicated—President of the United States of America, as documented by Scout Tufankjian, the only independent photographer to cover his entire campaign from before he announced... Read more >
The Bush Tragedy
The Bush Tragedy
Written by Jacob Weisberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812978353
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The Bush Tragedy

Written by Jacob Weisberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $16.00

This is the book that cracks the code of the Bush presidency. Unstintingly yet compassionately, and with no political ax to grind, Slate editor in chief Jacob Weisberg methodically and objectively examines the family and circle of advisers who played crucial parts in George W. Bush’s historic downfall.

In this revealing and... Read more >
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The Next 25 Years
The Next 25 Years
Written by Martin Garbus
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583228340
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The Next 25 Years
The New Supreme Court and What it Means for Americans
Written by Martin Garbus


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2008
Price: $15.95

In The Next 25 Years, renowned First Amendment lawyer Martin Garbus examines what will be the impact of the new Supreme Court on the future of our republic. Drawing on extensive knowledge of Constitutional law and legal precedents, Garbus, one of our most astute legal historians, defrocks the executive branch’s grip... Read more >
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You Can't Be President
You Can't Be President
Written by John R. Macarthur
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781933633602
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You Can't Be President
The Outrageous Barriers to Democracy in America
Written by John R. Macarthur


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $15.95

"This book lays bare the malfunctions of our democracy and the solutions in a superb literary style and a convincing manner." George McGovern, Democratic candidate for President, 1972

It seems like an historic election: A woman almost won the nomination to run for President of the United states—losing to an African-American, who... Read more >
Poems for New Orleans
Poems for New Orleans
Written by Edward Sanders
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781556437427
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Poems for New Orleans

Written by Edward Sanders


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $14.95

The indomitable spirit of the people of New Orleans is the focus of this powerful suite of poems by counterculture icon Ed Sanders. The book begins with a series of vivid evocations of key events and personalities in the city’s history, then brings this colorful legacy into the present with the... Read more >
The Hidden History of 9/11
The Hidden History of 9/11
Edited by Paul Zarembka
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583228258
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The Hidden History of 9/11

Edited by Paul Zarembka


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2008
Price: $19.95

How much insider trading occurred in the days leading up to 9-11? How compromised is the evidence against alleged hijackers? Why were there no military interceptions? To what extent does the testimony of more than five hundred firefighters differ from official reports of what happened at the World Trade Center buildings... Read more >
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