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The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the R...

Lawrence Wright

A sweeping narrative history of the events leading to 9/11, a groundbreaking look at the people and ideas, the terrorist plans and the Western intelligence failures that culminated in the assault on America. Lawrence Wright's remarkab...

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Published: Sep 2007

Murder in the Bayou: Who Killed the W...

Ethan Brown

New York Times Bestseller A Southern Living Book of the Year"Part murder case, part corruption expose, and part Louisiana noir" (New York magazine), Murder in the Bayou chronicles the twists and turns of a high-stakes invest...

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Published: Sep 2017

The Sick Treasonous Truth Surrounding...

Thomas W. Arnold

The book is an easy-to-read, simplified, common sense approach by an ordinary American citizen intended to enlighten readers about an enormously troubling, controversial, and politically divisive subject, i.e. the constitutional ineli...

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Published: Jan 2019

Presidents in Crisis: Tough Decisions...

Michael K. Bohn

In Presidents in Crisis, former director of the Situation Room Michael Bohn invites the reader inside the White House during seventeen grave international emergencies handled by the presidents from Truman to Obama. From North Korea's ...

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Published: Mar 2016

America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politic...

Steven Brill

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAmerica's Bitter Pill is Steven Brill's acclaimed book on how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was written, how it is being implemented, and, most important, how it is changing—and failing to change—...

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Published: Aug 2015

Fire Monks: Zen Mind Meets Wildfire

Colleen Morton Busch

A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of the Year A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year In June 2008 more than two thousand wildfires, all started by a single lightning storm, blazed across the state of California. Tassajara, the ol...

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Published: Jun 2012

The Deep State: How an Army of Bureau...

Jason Chaffetz

Former Congressman and current Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz explains how we ended up with a federal government that actively works to defend the Democratic party and undermine Trump.The liberal media frequently declares the Oba...

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Published: Jun 2019

A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves: On...

Jason Deparle

"No matter your politics or home country this will change how you think about the movement of people between poor and rich countries...one of the best books on immigration written in a generation." —Matthew Desmond, aut...

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Published: Aug 2020

Ill Winds: Saving Democracy from Russ...

Larry Diamond

*Shortlisted for the 2020 Arthur Ross Book Award* From America's leading scholar of democracy, a personal, passionate call to action against the rising authoritarianism that challenges our world order--and the very value of liberty ...

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Published: Apr 2020

War Dogs: The True Story of How Three...

Guy Lawson

Soon to be a major motion picture from the director of The Hangover starring Jonah Hill, the page-turning, behind-closed-doors account of how three kids from Florida became big-time weapons traders for the government and how the Penta...

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Published: Feb 2016

The Folk Singers and the Bureau: The ...

Aaron Leonard

The first book to document the efforts of the FBI against the most famous American folk singers of the mid-twentieth century, including Woody Guthrie, \'Sis Cunningham, Pete Seeger, Lee Hays and Burl Ives.\r\n\r\nSome of the most prom...

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Published: Sep 2020

Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisi...

Robert D. Putnam

A New York Times bestseller and "a passionate, urgent" (The New Yorker) examination of the growing inequality gap from the bestselling author of Bowling Alone: why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobili...

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Published: Mar 2016

West Wingers: Stories from the Dream ...

Gautam Raghavan

The Obama White House staff invites us behind-the-scenes of history for a deeply personal and moving look at the presidency and how a president's staff can change the nationWhen we elect a president, we elect with them an entire team ...

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Published: Sep 2018

Shakespeare in a Divided America: Wha...

James Shapiro

One of the New York TimesTen Best Books of the Year•A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist •A New York Times Notable Book  A timely exploration of what Shakespeare’s plays reveal...

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Published: Mar 2021

The Black Banners (Declassified): How...

Ali H. Soufan

The definitive account of an FBI special agent’s al-Qaeda story, unredacted for the first time.\n\nWidely heralded on publication as a \"must-read\" (Military Review) and \"important window on America’s battle with al-Qaed...

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Published: Sep 2020

Seven Miracles That Saved America: Wh...

Chris Stewart

When the odds were stacked against us, and there have been many times when the great experiment we call America could have and should have failed, did God intervene to save us? That question, posed by authors Chris and Ted Stewart, is...

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Published: Sep 2014

The Mueller Report

The Washington Post

April 30, 2019 is a new placeholder publication date for The Mueller Report. The actual publication date for the ebook, audio, and paperback editions of The Mueller Report will be determined when and if the Special Counsel's findings ...

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Published: Apr 2019

Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power...

Rebecca Traister

Journalist Rebecca Traister’s New York Times bestselling exploration of the transformative power of female anger and its ability to transcend into a political movement is “a hopeful, maddening compendium of righteous feminine ange...

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Published: Sep 2019

Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral Histor...

Untitled Op

Now with a new afterword, Garrett M. Graff's instant New York Timesbestseller The Only Plane in the Sky,the comprehensive oral history of September 11, 2001 hailed as "history as its most immediate and moving" (Jon Meacham),...

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Published: May 2020
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