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The Mirage Man
The Mirage Man
Written by David Willman
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ISBN: 9780345530219
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The Mirage Man
Bruce Ivins, the Anthrax Attacks, and America's Rush to War
Written by David Willman


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $13.99

For the first time, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist David Willman tells the whole gripping story of the hunt for the anthrax killer who terrorized the country in the dark days that followed the September 11th attacks. Letters sent surreptitiously from a mailbox in New Jersey to media and political figures in New... Read more >
The Secret Mulroney Tapes
The Secret Mulroney Tapes
Written by Peter C. Newman
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ISBN: 9780307370747
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The Secret Mulroney Tapes
Unguarded Confessions of a Prime Minister
Written by Peter C. Newman


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 18, 2011
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The Secret Mulroney Tapes is an outrageous and intimate portrait of a Canadian prime minister, as told in his own words. There has never been a political book like this, and there will almost certainly never be another.

Peter C. Newman, the author of books about John Diefenbaker, Lester B. Pearson... Read more >
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On the State of Egypt
On the State of Egypt
Written by Alaa Al Aswany, Translated by Humphrey Davies
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ISBN: 9780307946997
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On the State of Egypt
What Made the Revolution Inevitable
Written by Alaa Al Aswany
Translated by Humphrey Davies


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $11.99

“Alaa Al Aswany is among the best writers in the Middle East today, a suitable heir to the mantle worn by Naguib Mahfouz, his great predecessor.” –Jay Parini, The Guardian (UK)
 
From one of Egypt’s most acclaimed novelists, here is a vivid chronicle of Egyptian society, with penetrating analysis of all the... Read more >
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Real Common Sense
Real Common Sense
Written by Brian Kahn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781609801267
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Real Common Sense

Written by Brian Kahn


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $19.95

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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On the State of Egypt
On the State of Egypt
Written by Alaa Al Aswany, Translated by Jonathan Wright
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ISBN: 9780307946980
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On the State of Egypt
What Made the Revolution Inevitable
Written by Alaa Al Aswany
Translated by Jonathan Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2011
Price: $15.00

“Alaa Al Aswany is among the best writers in the Middle East today, a suitable heir to the mantle worn by Naguib Mahfouz, his great predecessor.” –Jay Parini, The Guardian (UK)
 
From one of Egypt’s most acclaimed novelists, here is a vivid chronicle of Egyptian society, with penetrating analysis of all the... Read more >
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Cuentos Chinos
Cuentos Chinos
Written by Andres Oppenheimer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307882455
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Cuentos Chinos

Written by Andres Oppenheimer


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: February 15, 2011
Price: $10.50

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Daybreak
Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union
Written by David Swanson


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
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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The Next 25 Years
The New Supreme Court and What it Means for Americans
Written by Martin Garbus


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
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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Griftopia
Griftopia
Written by Matt Taibbi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385529952
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Griftopia
Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America
Written by Matt Taibbi


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $26.00

The dramatic story behind the most audacious power grab in American history
 
The financial crisis that exploded in 2008 isn’t past but prologue. The stunning rise, fall, and rescue of Wall Street in the bubble-and-bailout era was the coming-out party for the network of looters who sit at the nexus... Read more >
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Griftopia
Griftopia
Written by Matt Taibbi
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ISBN: 9780385529976
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Griftopia
Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America
Written by Matt Taibbi


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $13.99

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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Griftopia
Griftopia
Written by Matt Taibbi, Read by Patrick Egan
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307751096
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Griftopia
Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America
Written by Matt Taibbi
Read by Patrick Egan


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $20.00

The dramatic story behind the most audacious power grab in American history
 
The financial crisis that exploded in 2008 isn’t past but prologue. The stunning rise, fall, and rescue of Wall Street in the bubble-and-bailout era was the coming-out party for the network of looters who sit at the nexus... Read more >
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The Obama Syndrome
The Obama Syndrome
Written by Tariq Ali
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844674497
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The Obama Syndrome
Surrender at Home, War Abroad
Written by Tariq Ali


Format: Hardcover, 168 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2010
Price: $16.95

“Our country has borne a special burden in global affairs. We have spilled American blood in many countries on multiple continents ... Our cause is just, our resolve unwavering. We will go forward with the confidence that right makes might.”
    —Barack Obama, West Point, December 1, 2009

What has really changed since Bush... Read more >
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The Shackled Continent
Power, Corruption, and African Lives
Written by Robert Guest


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $21.95

A former Africa editor for The Economist, Robert Guest addresses the troubled continent's thorniest problems: war, AIDS, and above all, poverty. Newly updated with a preface that considers political and economic developments of the past six years, The Shackled Continentis engrossing, highly readable, and as entertaining as it is tragic.

Guest pulls the veil... Read more >
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Madison and Jefferson
Madison and Jefferson
Written by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg
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ISBN: 9780679604105
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Madison and Jefferson

Written by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $13.99

“[A] monumental dual biography . . . a distinguished work, combining deep research, a pleasing narrative style and an abundance of fresh insights, a rare combination.”—The Dallas Morning News
 
The third and fourth presidents have long been considered proper gentlemen, with Thomas Jefferson’s genius overshadowing James Madison’s judgment and common sense... Read more >
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The Shackled Continent
The Shackled Continent
Written by Robert Guest
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The Shackled Continent
Power, Corruption, and African Lives
Written by Robert Guest


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $21.95

A former Africa editor for The Economist, Robert Guest addresses the troubled continent's thorniest problems: war, AIDS, and above all, poverty. Newly updated with a preface that considers political and economic developments of the past six years, The Shackled Continent is engrossing, highly readable, and as entertaining as it is tragic.

Guest... Read more >
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Broonland
Broonland
Written by Christopher Harvie
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ISBN: 9781844674398
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Broonland
The Last Days of Gordon Brown
Written by Christopher Harvie


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $17.95

How did the intellectually intimidating, industrious architect of the New Labour project become its maligned and feckless undertaker? In this scathing, witty indictment of Gordon Brown’s tenure as prime minister, Christopher Harvie says goodbye to Broon by exploring the Britain New Labour helped create. It is a place where the gap... Read more >
So Damn Much Money
So Damn Much Money
Written by Robert G. Kaiser
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ISBN: 9780307385888
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So Damn Much Money
The Triumph of Lobbying and the Corrosion of American Government
Written by Robert G. Kaiser


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $16.95

With a New Foreword

In So Damn Much Money, veteran Washington Post editor and correspondent Robert Kaiser gives a detailed account of how the boom in political lobbying since the 1970s has shaped American politics by empowering special interests, undermining effective legislation, and discouraging the country’s best citizens from serving in office... Read more >
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Daybreak
Daybreak
Written by David Swanson
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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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The Court and the Cross
The Court and the Cross
Written by Frederick Lane
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ISBN: 9780807044254
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The Court and the Cross
The Religious Right's Crusade to Reshape the Supreme Court
Written by Frederick Lane


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2009
Price: $19.00

The Religious Right has dedicated much of the last thirty years to molding the federal judiciary, always with an eye toward casting the Supreme Court in its image. Through broad political work that has involved grassroots campaigns as much as aggressive lobbying, and a welltended career path for conservative law students... Read more >
A Time to Fight
A Time to Fight
Written by Jim Webb
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ISBN: 9780767928366
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A Time to Fight
Reclaiming a Fair and Just America
Written by Jim Webb


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $14.95

“I’m the only person in the history of Virginia elected to statewide office with a Union card, two Purple Hearts, and three tattoos."

Jim Webb—the bestselling author and now the celebrated, outspoken U.S. Senator from Virginia—presents a clear-eyed, hard-hitting plan of attack for putting government to work for the people, rather than... Read more >
Kids' Letters to President Obama
Kids' Letters to President Obama
Edited by Bill Adler
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ISBN: 9780345517135
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Kids' Letters to President Obama

Edited by Bill Adler


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $11.99

Barack Obama has inspired millions of people around the world–and an unwavering chorus of those admirers are children. This delightfully charming collection includes more than two hundred letters that kids have written to President Obama. Some of these messages are humorous, some are heartwarming, all of them are sincere–making this volume... Read more >
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Kids' Letters to President Obama
Kids' Letters to President Obama
Edited by Bill Adler
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ISBN: 9780345517128
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Kids' Letters to President Obama

Edited by Bill Adler


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2009
Price: $15.00

Barack Obama has inspired millions of people around the world–and an unwavering chorus of those admirers are children. This delightfully charming collection includes more than two hundred letters that kids have written to President Obama. Some of these messages are humorous, some are heartwarming, all of them are sincere–making this volume... Read more >
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The Way It Works
The Way It Works
Written by Eddie Goldenberg
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ISBN: 9781551992754
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The Way It Works
Inside Ottawa
Written by Eddie Goldenberg


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 24, 2009
Price: $13.99

The ultimate insider takes us behind the scenes, in the book everyone is waiting for.

As Jean Chrétien’s right-hand man for thirty years in Ministries all over Ottawa, Eddie Goldenberg got to know how things worked — especially from 1993 to 2003, when he was Senior Policy Advisor to the Prime Minister.

What... Read more >
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The Almanac of Political Corruption, Scandals & Dirty Politics
The Almanac of Political Corruption, Scandals & Dirty Politics
Written by Kim Long
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307481344
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The Almanac of Political Corruption, Scandals & Dirty Politics

Written by Kim Long


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $11.99

Watergate. Billygate. Iran-Contra. Teapot Dome. Monica Lewinsky.American history is marked by era-defining misdeeds, indiscretions, and the kind of tabloid-ready scandals that politicians seem to do better than anyone else. Now, for the first time, one volume brings together 300 years of political wrongdoing in an illustrated history of politicians gone wild—proving... Read more >
Pierre
Pierre
Edited by Nancy Southam
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551992013
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Pierre
Colleagues and Friends Talk about the Trudeau They Knew
Edited by Nancy Southam


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $14.99

#1 national bestseller

When Pierre Elliott Trudeau died in 2000, the outpouring of emotion was extraordinary. Thousands of people across Canada — and all over the world — mourned the loss of one of our greatest prime ministers, a man who touched the hearts and challenged the minds of a nation. In... Read more >
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