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The Gardens of Democracy
A New American Story of Citizenship, the Economy, and the Role of Government
Written by Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $12.95

American democracy is informed by the 18th century’s most cutting edge thinking on society, economics, and government. We’ve learned some things in the intervening 230 years about self interest, social behaviors, and how the world works. Now, authors Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer argue that some fundamental assumptions about citizenship, society... Read more >
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Liberal Fascism
Liberal Fascism
Written by Jonah Goldberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767917186
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Liberal Fascism
The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Change
Written by Jonah Goldberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $17.99

“Fascists,” “Brownshirts,” “jackbooted stormtroopers”—such are the insults typically hurled at conservatives by their liberal opponents. Calling someone a fascist is the fastest way to shut them up, defining their views as beyond the political pale. But who are the real fascists in our midst?

Liberal Fascism offers a startling new perspective on... Read more >
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The Revenge of Geography
The Revenge of Geography
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982220
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The Revenge of Geography
What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.00

In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world.
 
In The Revenge of Geography, Kaplan builds on the insights... Read more >
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The Next 100 Years
The Next 100 Years
Written by George Friedman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385522946
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The Next 100 Years
A Forecast for the 21st Century
Written by George Friedman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2009
Price: $11.99

“Conventional analysis suffers from a profound failure of imagination. It imagines passing clouds to be permanent and is blind to powerful, long-term shifts taking place in full view of the world.” —George Friedman

In his long-awaited and provocative new book, George Friedman turns his eye on the future—offering a lucid, highly... Read more >
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Why Nations Fail
Why Nations Fail
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson, Read by Dan Woren
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307987464
Our Price: $24.00

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Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Read by Dan Woren


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $24.00

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 Weed Agency
The Weed Agency
Written by Jim Geraghty
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770436520
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The Weed Agency
A Comic Tale of Federal Bureaucracy Without Limits
Written by Jim Geraghty


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $13.00

The spellbinding mock history of the Department of Agriculture's most secretive and vital agency

The little-known USDA Agency of Invasive Species -- founded by President and humble peanut farmer Jimmy Carter -- would like to reassure you that they rank among the most effective and cost-efficient offices within the sprawling federal bureaucracy. ... Read more >
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The Nine
The Nine
Written by Jeffrey Toobin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400096794
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The Nine
Inside the Secret World of the Supreme Court
Written by Jeffrey Toobin


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $16.00

In The Nine, acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important—and secret—legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, revealing the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. An institution at a moment of transition, the Court now stands at... Read more >
Griftopia
Griftopia
Written by Matt Taibbi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385529969
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Griftopia
A Story of Bankers, Politicians, and the Most Audacious Power Grab in American History
Written by Matt Taibbi


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $16.00

A brilliantly illuminating and darkly comic tale of the ongoing financial and political crisis in America
 
The financial crisis that exploded in 2008 isn’t past but prologue. The grifter class—made up of the largest players in the financial industry and the politicians who do their bidding—has been growing in power, and the...

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Reign of Error
Reign of Error
Written by Diane Ravitch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385350891
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Reign of Error
The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools
Written by Diane Ravitch


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $14.99

From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, “whistle-blower extraordinaire” (The Wall Street Journal), author of the best-selling The Death and Life of the Great American School System (“Important and riveting”—Library Journal), The Language Police (“Impassioned . . . Fiercely argued . . ...

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Plato at the Googleplex
Plato at the Googleplex
Written by Rebecca Goldstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908872
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Plato at the Googleplex
Why Philosophy Won't Go Away
Written by Rebecca Goldstein


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $15.99

Is philosophy obsolete? Are the ancient questions still relevant in the age of cosmology and neuroscience, not to mention crowd-sourcing and cable news? The acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Newberger Goldstein provides a dazzlingly original plunge into the drama of philosophy, revealing its hidden role in today’s debates on religion, morality...

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