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Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography

(Available April 28, 2015)
Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography
Written by Charles Moore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781101873830
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Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography
Volume I: From Grantham to the Falklands
Written by Charles Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 928 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2015
Price: $20.00

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Off the Sidelines

(Available April 28, 2015)
Off the Sidelines
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand, Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804179096
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Off the Sidelines
Speak Up, Be Fearless, and Change Your World
Written by Kirsten Gillibrand
Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2015
Price: $16.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Foreword by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Fourteen years before Kirsten Gillibrand succeeded Hillary Rodham Clinton as senator from New York, she heard her future mentor say these life-changing words: “Decisions are being made every day in Washington, and if you are not part of those decisions, you might... Read more >
Michelle Obama

(Available April 7, 2015)
Michelle Obama
Written by Peter Slevin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307958822
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Michelle Obama
A Life
Written by Peter Slevin


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $27.95

An inspiring story, richly detailed and written with élan, here is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama, a woman of achievement and purpose—and the most unlikely first lady in modern American history. With disciplined reporting and a storyteller’s eye for revealing detail, Peter Slevin follows... Read more >
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Michelle Obama
A Life
Written by Peter Slevin


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2015
Price: $13.99

An inspiring story, richly detailed and written with élan, here is the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama, a woman of achievement and purpose—and the most unlikely first lady in modern American history. With disciplined reporting and a storyteller’s eye for revealing detail, Peter Slevin follows... Read more >
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Hissing Cousins

(Available March 31, 2015)
Hissing Cousins
Written by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536011
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Hissing Cousins
The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Written by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $28.95

A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tangled lives provide a sweeping look at the twentieth century.

When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his beautiful and flamboyant daughter was transformed into "Princess Alice," arguably the century's first global... Read more >
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Hissing Cousins
The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Written by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $14.99

A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tangled lives provide a sweeping look at the twentieth century.

When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his beautiful and flamboyant daughter was transformed into "Princess Alice," arguably the century's first global... Read more >
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Hissing Cousins
The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth
Written by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer
Read by Suzanne Toren


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $25.00

A lively and provocative double biography of first cousins Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, two extraordinary women whose tangled lives provide a sweeping look at the twentieth century.

When Theodore Roosevelt became president in 1901, his beautiful and flamboyant daughter was transformed into "Princess Alice," arguably the century's first global... Read more >
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Not Cool
Not Cool
Written by Greg Gutfeld
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804138550
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Not Cool
The Hipster Elite and Their War on You
Written by Greg Gutfeld


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $15.00

Behind every awful, dangerous decision lurks one evil beast: the Cool.  
 
From politics to the personal, from fashion to food, from the campus to the locker room, the desire to be cool has infected  all aspects of our lives. At its most harmless, it is annoying. At its worst, it... Read more >
Senator Mansfield
The Extraordinary Life of a Great American Statesman and Diplomat
Written by Don Oberdorfer


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2015
Price: $35.00

A spellbinding biography of one of the most powerful and dignified men ever to come to DC—Senator Mike Mansfield.

Mike Mansfield's career as the longest serving majority leader is finally given its due in this extraordinary biography. In many respects, Mansfield's dignity and decorum represent the high-water mark of the US Senate... Read more >
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HRC
HRC
Written by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804136778
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HRC
State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton
Written by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2015
Price: $15.00

The mesmerizing story of Hillary Clinton's political rebirth, based on eyewitness accounts from deep inside her inner circle and featuring a new introduction from the authors

Hillary Clinton’s surprising defeat in the 2008 Democratic primary brought her to the nadir of her political career, vanquished by a much younger opponent whose message of change... Read more >
The Prophet
The Prophet
Written by Isaac Deutscher
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781685600
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The Prophet
The Life of Leon Trotsky
Written by Isaac Deutscher


Format: Trade Paperback, 1648 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $49.95

Few political figures of the twentieth century have aroused such intensities of fierce admiration and reactionary fear as Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky. His extraordinary life and extensive writings have left an indelible mark on the revolutionary consciousness. Yet there was once a danger that his life and influence would be relegated... Read more >
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The Prophet
The Life of Leon Trotsky
Written by Isaac Deutscher


Format: eBook0
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $49.95

Few political figures of the twentieth century have aroused such intensities of fierce admiration and reactionary fear as Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky. His extraordinary life and extensive writings have left an indelible mark on the revolutionary consciousness. Yet there was once a danger that his life and influence would be relegated... Read more >
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Arik
Arik
Written by David Landau
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400076987
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Arik
The Life of Ariel Sharon
Written by David Landau


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $18.95

A commander in the Israeli Army from its inception in 1948, and a politician whose tenure bridged numerous governments, as both a general and a politician Ariel Sharon championed the construction of Israeli settlements in the West Bank and Gaza. But in his later years, as prime minister, he took a...

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Two Days in June
Two Days in June
Written by Andrew Cohen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771023873
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Two Days in June
John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History
Written by Andrew Cohen


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $29.95

On two consecutive days in June 1963, in two lyrical speeches, John F. Kennedy pivots dramatically and boldly on the two greatest issues of his time: nuclear arms and civil rights. In language unheard in lily white, Cold War America, he appeals to Americans to see both the Russians and the...

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Two Days in June
Two Days in June
Written by Andrew Cohen
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ISBN: 9780771023880
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Two Days in June
John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History
Written by Andrew Cohen


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $14.99

On two consecutive days in June 1963, in two lyrical speeches, John F. Kennedy pivots dramatically and boldly on the two greatest issues of his time: nuclear arms and civil rights. In language unheard in lily white, Cold War America, he appeals to Americans to see both the Russians and the...

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Revolution
Revolution
Written by Russell Brand, Read by Russell Brand
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781101914021
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Revolution

Written by Russell Brand
Read by Russell Brand


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $25.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

We all know the system isn’t working. Our governments are corrupt and the opposing parties pointlessly similar. Our culture is filled with vacuity and pap, and we are told there’s nothing we can do: “It’s just the way things are.”
 
In this book, Russell Brand hilariously lacerates the straw... Read more >
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Family Circle
Family Circle
Written by Susan Braudy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153614
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Family Circle
The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left
Written by Susan Braudy


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2014
Price: $11.99

When Kathy Boudin was arrested in 1981 after a botched armed robbery and shootout that left a Brinks guard and two policemen dead, she ended a decade living underground as part of the radical Weathermen underground; she would spend the next 22 years in Bedford Hills prison. In Family Circle, Boudin’s former classmate... Read more >
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When Lions Roar
When Lions Roar
Written by Thomas Maier
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956798
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When Lions Roar
The Churchills and the Kennedys
Written by Thomas Maier


Format: Hardcover, 784 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $30.00

The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys and what their “special relationship” meant for Great Britain and the United States
 
When Lions Roar begins in the mid-1930s at Chartwell, Winston Churchill's country estate, with new revelations surrounding a secret business deal orchestrated by... Read more >
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When Lions Roar
When Lions Roar
Written by Thomas Maier
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ISBN: 9780307956811
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When Lions Roar
The Churchills and the Kennedys
Written by Thomas Maier


Format: eBook, 784 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys and what their “special relationship” meant for Great Britain and the United States
 
When Lions Roar begins in the mid-1930s at Chartwell, Winston Churchill's country estate, with new revelations surrounding a secret business deal orchestrated by... Read more >
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On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375505805
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith


Format: Hardcover, 880 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $38.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE BOSTON GLOBE AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of... Read more >
On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith
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ISBN: 9780812996876
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith


Format: eBook, 880 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $16.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE BOSTON GLOBE AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of... Read more >
On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith, Read by Paul Michael
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553398755
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Read by Paul Michael


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc0
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $65.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE BOSTON GLOBE AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of... Read more >
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On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith, Read by Paul Michael
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553398762
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Read by Paul Michael


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $32.50

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE BOSTON GLOBE AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of... Read more >
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The Snowden Files
The Snowden Files
Written by Luke Harding, Read by Nicholas Guy Smith
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781101890448
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The Snowden Files
The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man
Written by Luke Harding
Read by Nicholas Guy Smith


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $22.50

IT BEGAN WITH A TANTALIZING, ANONYMOUS EMAIL: “I AM A SENIOR MEMBER OF THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY.”
 
What followed was the most spectacular intelligence breach ever, brought about by one extraordinary man. Edward Snowden was a 29-year-old computer genius working for the National Security Agency when he shocked the world by exposing the...

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The Marquis
The Marquis
Written by Laura Auricchio
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307267559
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The Marquis
Lafayette Reconsidered
Written by Laura Auricchio


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $30.00

A major biography of the Marquis de Lafayette, French hero of the American Revolution, who, at age nineteen, volunteered to fight under George Washington; a biography that looks past the storybook hero and selfless champion of righteous causes who cast aside family and fortune to advance the transcendent aims of liberty... Read more >
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