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The Oath
The Oath
Written by Jeffrey Toobin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536301
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The Oath
The Obama White House and The Supreme Court
Written by Jeffrey Toobin


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $11.99

From the prizewinning author of The Nine, a gripping insider's account of the momentous ideological war between the John Roberts Supreme Court and the Obama administration.

From the moment John Roberts, the chief justice of the United States, blundered through the Oath of Office at Barack Obama's inauguration, the relationship between the... Read more >
The Oath
The Oath
Written by Jeffrey Toobin, Read by Robertson Dean
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ISBN: 9780449013687
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The Oath
The Obama White House and The Supreme Court
Written by Jeffrey Toobin
Read by Robertson Dean


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $24.00

From the prizewinning author of The Nine, a gripping insider's account of the momentous ideological war between the John Roberts Supreme Court and the Obama administration.

From the moment John Roberts, the chief justice of the United States, blundered through the Oath of Office at Barack Obama's inauguration, the relationship between the... Read more >
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The Age of Austerity
The Age of Austerity
Written by Thomas Byrne Edsall
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ISBN: 9780307946454
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The Age of Austerity
How Scarcity Will Remake American Politics
Written by Thomas Byrne Edsall


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2012
Price: $15.95

One of our most prescient political observers provides a sobering account of how pitched battles over scarce resources will increasingly define American politics in the coming years—and how we might avoid, or at least mitigate, the damage from these ideological and economic battles.
 
In a matter of just three years, a bitter... Read more >
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Obama's Last Stand: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
Obama's Last Stand: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
Written by Glenn Thrush and Politico, Read by Mike Chamberlain, Introduction by Evan Thomas
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ISBN: 9780449009796
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Obama's Last Stand: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)

Written by Glenn Thrush and Politico
Read by Mike Chamberlain
Introduction by Evan Thomas


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 20, 2012
Price: $10.00

A series of on the 2012 presidential election, POLITICO’s Playbook 2012 provides an unprecedented real-time account of the race for the White House. The third edition, Obama’s Last Stand, follows the reelection campaign of President Barack Obama as it struggles to find the winning formula in a political landscape that has changed... Read more >
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Obama's Last Stand: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
Obama's Last Stand: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
Written by Glenn Thrush and Politico, Introduction by Evan Thomas
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ISBN: 9780679645092
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Obama's Last Stand: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)

Written by Glenn Thrush and Politico
Introduction by Evan Thomas


Format: eBook, 60 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2012
Price: $2.99

A series of four instant eBooks on the 2012 presidential election, POLITICO’s Playbook 2012 provides an unprecedented real-time account of the race for the White House. The third edition, Obama’s Last Stand, follows the reelection campaign of President Barack Obama as it struggles to find the winning formula in a political... Read more >
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The Rise of Rome
The Rise of Rome
Written by Anthony Everitt
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679645160
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The Rise of Rome
The Making of the World's Greatest Empire
Written by Anthony Everitt


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2012
Price: $13.99

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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Red Ink
Red Ink
Written by David Wessel
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770436155
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Red Ink
Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget
Written by David Wessel


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2012
Price: $9.99

David Wessel, the Pulitzer-Prize-winning reporter, columnist, and bestselling author of In Fed We Trust, dissects the federal budget: a topic that is fiercely debated today in the halls of Congress and the media, and yet is misunderstood by the American public.

Now a New York Times bestseller.

In a sweeping narrative about the... Read more >
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Real Common Sense
Real Common Sense
Written by Brian Kahn
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609804077
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Real Common Sense
Using Our Founding Values to Reclaim Our Nation for the 99%
Written by Brian Kahn


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $14.95

Real Common Sense insists that America, plagued with consumerism and private interests, has strayed from its Founding principles and the vision for America of our forefathers. Brian Kahn exposes the deceptions of the extreme Right and reminds us of the real Tom Paine who would be baffled to have "inspired" this... Read more >
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Real Common Sense
Using Our Founding Values to Reclaim Our Nation for the 99%
Written by Brian Kahn


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $14.95

America's extreme Right falsely claims the Founding Fathers as allies for their radical agenda. Pundit Glenn Beck has gone so far as to use the title of Tom Paine’s famous 1776 pamphlet Common Sense for his own book—a book that attacks the political, social and economic rights which Paine and the... Read more >
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The Gospel According to the Fix
The Gospel According to the Fix
Written by Chris Cillizza
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307987105
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The Gospel According to the Fix
An Insider's Guide to a Less than Holy World of Politics
Written by Chris Cillizza


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $9.99

A divine guide to deciphering the sinful world of American politics, from the author of the Washington Post's The Fix

The political world is full of acronyms, shortcuts, and lingoes that stand as a barrier to entry for anyone not in the business. The onset of social media has only made that... Read more >
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The Gospel According to the Fix
The Gospel According to the Fix
Written by Chris Cillizza
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307987099
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The Gospel According to the Fix
An Insider's Guide to a Less than Holy World of Politics
Written by Chris Cillizza


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

A divine guide to deciphering the sinful world of American politics, from the author of the Washington Post's The Fix

The political world is full of acronyms, shortcuts, and lingoes that stand as a barrier to entry for anyone not in the business. The onset of social media has only made that... Read more >
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Muzzled
Muzzled
Written by Juan Williams
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307952028
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Muzzled
The Assault on Honest Debate
Written by Juan Williams


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $15.00

“You can’t say that. You’re fired.”
 
Prize-winning Washington journalist Juan Williams was unceremoniously dismissed by NPR for speaking his mind and saying what many Americans feel—that he gets nervous when boarding airplanes with passengers dressed in Muslim garb. NPR banished the veteran journalist in an act of political correctness that ultimately sparked... Read more >
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Bizarre Politics
The Audacity, Stupidity, Incompetence, and General Idiocy of our Leaders . . . Unfortunately!
Written by Joe Rhatigan


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2012
Price: $6.99

Pizza kings, mama bears, fake PAC ads, and obscene tweets: Today's politics seem to have grown crazier--and more contentious--than ever. But is it really any weirder now than it ever was? In a world filled with corruption, lies, and illicit affairs, where the news regularly serves up politicians' gaffes, crimes, and... Read more >
The Book of Obama
From Hope and Change to the Age of Revolt
Written by Ted Rall


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $14.95

How did a charismatic young president elected in an atmosphere of optimism and expectation lead the United States to the brink of revolution? From a chance encounter in the early 1980s to the Democratic primaries of 2007-08, syndicated columnist and political cartoonist Ted Rall was one of the first to size... Read more >
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Twilight of the Elites
Twilight of the Elites
Written by Christopher Hayes, Read by Christopher Hayes
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ISBN: 9780449010068
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Twilight of the Elites
America After Meritocracy
Written by Christopher Hayes
Read by Christopher Hayes


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $22.50

A powerful and original argument that traces the roots of our present crisis of authority to an unlikely source: the meritocracy.
 
   Over the past decade, Americans watched in bafflement and rage as one institution after another –  from Wall Street to Congress, the Catholic Church to corporate America, even Major League Baseball... Read more >
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Twilight of the Elites
Twilight of the Elites
Written by Christopher Hayes
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ISBN: 9780307720474
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Twilight of the Elites
America After Meritocracy
Written by Christopher Hayes


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $11.99

A powerful and original argument that traces the roots of our present crisis of authority to an unlikely source: the meritocracy.
 
   Over the past decade, Americans watched in bafflement and rage as one institution after another –  from Wall Street to Congress, the Catholic Church to corporate America, even Major League Baseball... Read more >
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The Book of Obama
The Book of Obama
Written by Ted Rall
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ISBN: 9781609804503
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The Book of Obama
From Hope and Change to the Age of Revolt
Written by Ted Rall


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $14.95

How did a charismatic young president elected in an atmosphere of optimism and expectation lead the United States to the brink of revolution? From a chance encounter in the early 1980s to the Democratic primaries of 2007-08, syndicated columnist and political cartoonist Ted Rall was one of the first to size...

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In Defense of Women
In Defense of Women
Written by Nancy Gertner
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ISBN: 9780807011485
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In Defense of Women
Memoirs of an Unrepentant Advocate
Written by Nancy Gertner


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $18.00

Nancy Gertner launched her legal career by defending antiwar activist Susan Saxe, who was on trial for her role in a robbery that resulted in the murder of a police officer. After this high-profile, highly charged case, Gertner continued to cause a stir in case after riveting case. She threw herself...

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Two Americans
Two Americans
Written by William Lee Miller
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ISBN: 9780307957542
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Two Americans
Truman, Eisenhower, and a Dangerous World
Written by William Lee Miller


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2012
Price: $13.99

Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower, consecutive presidents of the United States, were midwesterners alike in many ways—except that they also sharply differed.  Born within six years of each other (Truman in 1884, Eisenhower in 1890), they came from small towns in the Missouri–Mississippi River Valley—in the midst of cows and wheat...

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Inside the Circus--Romney, Santorum and the GOP Race: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
Inside the Circus--Romney, Santorum and the GOP Race: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
Written by Mike Allen and Evan Thomas, Read by Mike Chamberlain
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ISBN: 9780449009772
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Inside the Circus--Romney, Santorum and the GOP Race: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)

Written by Mike Allen and Evan Thomas
Read by Mike Chamberlain


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $10.00

Two of America’s most perceptive political reporters join forces for an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the race for the White House in POLITICO’s Playbook 2012, a series of four instant digital books on the 2012 presidential election. The second edition, Inside the Circus, pulls back the curtain on the pursuit of...

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Inside the Circus--Romney, Santorum and the GOP Race: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
Inside the Circus--Romney, Santorum and the GOP Race: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)
Written by Mike Allen, Evan Thomas and Politico
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ISBN: 9780679645085
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Inside the Circus--Romney, Santorum and the GOP Race: Playbook 2012 (POLITICO Inside Election 2012)

Written by Mike Allen, Evan Thomas and Politico


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $2.99

Two of America’s most perceptive political reporters join forces for an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the race for the White House in POLITICO’s Playbook 2012, a series of four instant digital books on the 2012 presidential election. The second edition, Inside the Circus, pulls back the curtain on the pursuit of...

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Drift
Drift
Written by Rachel Maddow
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307461001
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Drift
The Unmooring of American Military Power
Written by Rachel Maddow


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $11.99

The #1 New York Times bestseller that charts America’s dangerous drift into a state of perpetual war.

Written with bracing wit and intelligence, Rachel Maddow's Drift argues that we've drifted away from America's original ideals and become a nation weirdly at peace with perpetual war. To understand how we've arrived at...

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Drift
Drift
Written by Rachel Maddow, Read by Rachel Maddow
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307970381
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Drift
The Unmooring of American Military Power
Written by Rachel Maddow
Read by Rachel Maddow


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $35.00

The #1 New York Times bestseller that charts America’s dangerous drift into a state of perpetual war.

"One of my favorite ideas is, never to keep an unnecessary soldier," Thomas Jefferson wrote in 1792. Neither Jefferson nor the other Found­ers could ever have envisioned the modern national security state, with its... Read more >
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Drift
Drift
Written by Rachel Maddow, Read by Rachel Maddow
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307970398
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Drift
The Unmooring of American Military Power
Written by Rachel Maddow
Read by Rachel Maddow


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $17.50

The #1 New York Times bestseller that charts America’s dangerous drift into a state of perpetual war.

"One of my favorite ideas is, never to keep an unnecessary soldier," Thomas Jefferson wrote in 1792. Neither Jefferson nor the other Found­ers could ever have envisioned the modern national security state, with its... Read more >
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Mr. President
Mr. President
Written by Ray Raphael
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958563
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Mr. President
How and Why the Founders Created a Chief Executive
Written by Ray Raphael


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

The little-known story of the dramatic political maneuverings and personalities behind the creation of the office of the president, with ramifications that continue to this day.
 
On June 1, 1787, when the Federal Convention first talked of establishing a new executive branch, James Wilson moved that “the Executive consist of... Read more >
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