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Days of Fire
Days of Fire
Written by Peter Baker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536929
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Days of Fire
Bush and Cheney in the White House
Written by Peter Baker


Format: eBook, 816 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $13.99

In Days of Fire, Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times, takes us on a gripping and intimate journey through the eight years of the Bush and Cheney administration in a tour-de-force narrative of a dramatic and controversial presidency.

Theirs was the most captivating American political partnership since Richard Nixon...

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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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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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The Rise of Rome
The Rise of Rome
Written by Anthony Everitt
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ISBN: 9780812978155
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The Rise of Rome
The Making of the World's Greatest Empire
Written by Anthony Everitt


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $17.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE KANSAS CITY STAR

From Anthony Everitt, the bestselling author of acclaimed biographies of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian, comes a riveting, magisterial account of Rome and its remarkable ascent from an obscure agrarian backwater to the greatest empire the world has ever known... Read more >
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The Next 100 Years
The Next 100 Years
Written by George Friedman
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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
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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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Tragedy in the Commons
Tragedy in the Commons
Written by Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307361295
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Tragedy in the Commons
Former Members of Parliament Speak Out About Canada's Failing Democracy
Written by Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $29.95

In Tragedy in the Commons, Alison Loat and Michael MacMillan, founders of the non-partisan think tank Samara, draw on an astonishing eighty exit interviews with former Members of Parliament from across the political spectrum to unearth surprising observations about the practice of politics in Canada.
 
Though Canada is at the top...

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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 >
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