Political Science - Government

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Breach of Trust: How Washington Turns...

Tom Coburn

Tom A. Coburn, a congressional maverick who kept his promise to serve three terms and then leave Washington, offers a candid look at the inner workings of Congress-why the system changes politicians instead of vice versa. Breach of Tr...

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Published: Feb 2013

Uncovering Trump: The Truth Behind Do...

David A. Fahrenthold

From David A. Fahrenthold, winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting, comes a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the stories and scandals of Donald Trump's campaign. In February of 2016, Donald Trump promised $6 mil...

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Published: May 2017

Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 ...

Seymour M. Hersh

History seemed to repeat itself in 2004 when Seymour M. Hersh, writing for the New Yorker, broke the shocking story of widespread human rights violations by American troops in Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison. In 1969, Hersh broke the story o...

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Published: Aug 2005

This Town: Two Parties and a Funeralâ...

Mark Leibovich

The #1 national bestseller, Mark Leibovich's This Town, now in paperback-with a new Introduction by the author.

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Published: Apr 2014

Unlimited Access: An FBI Agent Inside...

Gary Aldrich

#1 New York Times Bestseller

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Published: Jan 1998

The Toddler in Chief: What Donald Tru...

Daniel W. Drezner

"It may be cold comfort in this chaotic era, but Americans should know that there are adults in the room. . . . And we are trying to do what's right even when Donald Trump won't."—An anonymous senior administrative officia...

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Published: Mar 2020

In the President's Secret Service: Be...

Ronald Kessler

Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service. After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one hundred current and former Secret Service agents, bestselling author and ...

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Published: Aug 2010

Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obam...

Edward Klein

On the surface, they are allies, two of the most powerful Democratic families on the political landscape, shaping American policy for years to come. Behind the scenes, they are bitter enemies, rivals fueled by great personal animosity...

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Published: Sep 2015

The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

Michael Lewis

The New York Times Bestseller, with a new afterword "[Michael Lewis's] most ambitious and important book." ―Joe Klein, New York TimesMichael Lewis's brilliant narrative of the Trump administration's botched presidential tr...

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Published: Dec 2019

Confront and Conceal: Obama's Secret ...

David E. Sanger

"This astonishingly revealing insider's account of the Obama administration's foreign policy process is a triumph." —Foreign Affairs President Obama's administration came to office with the world on fire. Confront and Con...

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Published: Apr 2013

The Right Nation: Conservative Power ...

John Micklethwait

How, in a relatively short time, did America veer so far to the right as to become incomprehensible to Europe, as it would no doubt be to Richard Nixon? And why is it likely to remain so no matter who occupies the Oval Office? Like la...

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Published: Jun 2005

How to Talk to a Liberal (If You Must...

Ann Coulter

CAUTION: You're about to enter the world of Ann CoulterHow to Talk to a Liberal (If You Must), the instant New York Times bestseller, shows why Ann Coulter has become the most recognized—and controversial—conservative intellectual...

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Published: Sep 2005

Losers: The Road to Everyplace but th...

Michael Lewis

A wickedly funny and astute chronicle of the 1996 presidential campaign--and how we go about choosing our leaders at the turn of the century. In it Michael Lewis brings to the political scene the same brilliance that distinguished his...

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Published: Jul 1998

Treason: Liberal Treachery from the C...

Ann Coulter

"Liberals' loyalty to the United States is off-limits as a subject of political debate. Why is the relative patriotism of the two parties the only issue that is out of bounds for rational discussion?"In a stunning follow-up ...

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Published: Nov 2004

Our Endangered Values: America's Mora...

Jimmy Carter

President Jimmy Carter offers a passionate defense of separation of church and state. He warns that fundamentalists are deliberately blurring the lines between politics and religion.As a believing Christian, Carter takes on issues tha...

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Published: Sep 2006

American Fascists: The Christian Righ...

Chris Hedges

Twenty-five years ago, when Pat Robertson and other radio and televangelists first spoke of the United States becoming a Christian nation that would build a global Christian empire, it was hard to take such hyperbolic rhetoric serious...

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Published: Jan 2008

America Beyond Capitalism: Reclaiming...

Gar Alperovitz

2011 edition, with a new introduction by the author and a new foreword by James Gustave Speth As discontent with the economic and political status quo mounts in the wake of the "great recession", America Beyond Capitalism...

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Published: Nov 2011

Where the Right Went Wrong: How Neoco...

Patrick J. Buchanan

American Empire is at its apex. We are the sole superpower with no potential challenger for a generation. We can reach any point on the globe with our cruise missiles and smart bombs and our culture penetrates every nook and cranny of...

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Published: May 2005

Plan of Attack

Bob Woodward

Plan of Attack is the definitive account of how and why President George W. Bush, his war council, and allies launched a preemptive attack to topple Saddam Hussein and occupy Iraq. Bob Woodward's latest landmark account of Washington ...

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Published: Oct 2004

The Assault on Reason

Albert Gore

A visionary analysis of how the politics of fear, secrecy, cronyism, and blind faith has combined with the degration of the public sphere to create an environment dangerously hostile to reason. At the time George W. Bush ordered Am...

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Published: May 2008

Stupid White Men: ...And Other Sorry ...

Michael Moore

In the winter of 2002, Stupid White Men took America -- and the world -- by storm. Tired and skeptical of George W. Bush's high approval ating, frightened by the implications of the Enron scandal -- and generally just looking for a vo...

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Published: May 2004

The Roberts Court: The Struggle for t...

Marcia Coyle

For eight years, the Roberts Court has been at the center of a constitutional maelstrom. In this acclaimed account, the much-honored, expert Supreme Court reporter Marcia Coyle reveals the fault lines in the conservative-dominated cou...

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Published: May 2014

The Pentagon's New Map: War and Peace...

Thomas P. M. Barnett

Building upon the works of Thomas Friedman, Samuel Huntington, and Francis Fukuyama, The Pentagon's New Map describes recent U.S. military history and strategy, discusses where America's forces will likely be heading in the near futur...

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Published: May 2005

Nuclear Terrorism: The Ultimate Preve...

Graham T. Allison

'Allison's comprehensive but accessible treatment of this vital subject is a major contribution to public understanding.' -The New York Times Book Review Americans in the twenty-first century are keenly aware of the many forms of te...

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Published: Aug 2005

Addicted to War: Why the U.S. Can't K...

Joel Andreas

"I highly recommend [Addicted to War] to anyone who is interested in learning the truth about US wars."—Glenn Greenwald, author of No Place To Hide: Edward Snowden, The NSA and The U.S. Surveillance State"This is the ...

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Published: Apr 2015

The Politics: Aristotle's Classic Pur...

Aristotle

Written over two thousand years ago, Aristotle's celebrated work discusses the various benefits and dangers of the major political systems of his time: republic, democracy, aristocracy, oligarchy and tyranny, with a view to deciding w...

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Published: Nov 2017

The Smear: How Shady Political Operat...

Sharyl Attkisson

New York Times BestsellerEver wonder how politics turned into a take-no-prisoners blood sport? The New York Times bestselling author of Stonewalled pulls back the curtain on the shady world of opposition research and reveals the dirty...

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Published: Jun 2018

Full Faith and Credit: The National D...

Alan Axelrod

What is the national debt? Who loses from it? Who profits from it? Why is it a greater threat to America than international terrorism? In direct, non-partisan language, this book follows the money and finds the answers.Conservative, L...

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Published: Sep 2016

Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed...

Andrew J. Bacevich

The United States has been "at war" for more than a decade. Yet as war has become normalized, a yawning gap has opened between America's soldiers and the society in whose name they fight. For ordinary citizens, as former sec...

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Published: Sep 2014

Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the ...

Peter Baker

A New York Times Top 10 Best Book of the YearA Washington Post Notable BookA Nieman Reports Top 10 Investigative Journalism Book of the YearTheirs was the most captivating American political partnership since Richard Nixon and Henry ...

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Published: Jun 2014
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