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One Million Steps
One Million Steps
Written by Bing West
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068746
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One Million Steps
A Marine Platoon at War
Written by Bing West


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $27.00

Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion.
 
Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint in the sand, the fifty Marines of 3rd Platoon fought in... Read more >
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Lawrence in Arabia
Lawrence in Arabia
Written by Scott Anderson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385532938
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Lawrence in Arabia
War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Written by Scott Anderson


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $13.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
New York TimesChristian Science Monitor • NPR • Seattle TimesSt. Louis Dispatch

National Book Critics Circle Finalist -- American Library Association Notable Book

A thrilling and revelatory narrative of one of the most epic and consequential periods in 20th century...

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Why Nations Fail
Why Nations Fail
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307719225
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Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $17.00

Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine?

Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are?

Simply... Read more >
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The Skies Belong to Us
The Skies Belong to Us
Written by Brendan I. Koerner
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ISBN: 9780307886125
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The Skies Belong to Us
Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
Written by Brendan I. Koerner


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: June 18, 2013
Price: $1.99

In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of '60s idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using guns, bombs, and jars of acid. Some hijackers wished to escape to foreign... Read more >
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Things That Matter
Things That Matter
Written by Charles Krauthammer, Read by Charles Krauthammer and George Newbern
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553398304
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Things That Matter
Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics
Written by Charles Krauthammer
Read by Charles Krauthammer and George Newbern


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $22.50

 From America’s preeminent columnist, named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in the nation, the long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer’s essential, timeless writings.
 
A brilliant stylist known for an uncompromising honesty that challenges conventional wisdom at every turn, Krauthammer has for decades daz­zled readers with his keen insight... Read more >
All the Truth Is Out
All the Truth Is Out
Written by Matt Bai
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ISBN: 9780385353120
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All the Truth Is Out
The Week Politics Went Tabloid
Written by Matt Bai


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $13.99


Yahoo's national political columnist and the former chief political correspondent for The New York Times Magazine brilliantly revisits the Gary Hart affair and looks at how it changed forever the intersection of American media and politics.

In 1987, Gary Hart-articulate, dashing, refreshingly progressive-seemed a shoo-in for the Democratic nomination for president and led George H... Read more >
Seven Bad Ideas
Seven Bad Ideas
Written by Jeff Madrick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307961181
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Seven Bad Ideas
How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World
Written by Jeff Madrick


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $26.95

A bold indictment of some of our most accepted mainstream economic theories—why they’re wrong, and how they’ve been harming America and the world.

Budget deficits are bad. A strong dollar is good. Controlling inflation is paramount. Pay reflects greater worker skills. A deregulated free market is fair and effective. Theories like... Read more >
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Cracking the AP U.S. Government & Politics Exam, 2015 Edition
Cracking the AP U.S. Government & Politics Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804125420
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Cracking the AP U.S. Government & Politics Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $18.99

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP U.S. Government & Politics Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guideincluding thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.

We don't have to tell you how... Read more >
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The Burglary
The Burglary
Written by Betty L. Medsger
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ISBN: 9780804173667
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The Burglary
The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Written by Betty L. Medsger


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $16.95

In late 1970, a mild-mannered Haverford College physics professor privately asked a few people this question: “What do you think of burglarizing an FBI office?” In remarkable detail and with astonishing depth of research, Betty Medsger reveals the never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the Media, Pennsylvania, FBI offices...

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Embers of War
Embers of War
Written by Fredrik Logevall
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ISBN: 9780679645191
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Embers of War
The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam
Written by Fredrik Logevall


Format: eBook, 864 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.99

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
 
Written with the style of a great novelist and the intrigue of a Cold War thriller, Embers of War is a landmark work that will forever change your understanding of how and why America went to war in Vietnam. Tapping newly accessible diplomatic archives in... Read more >
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