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Parallel Lives: Complete

by Plutarch

Plutarch's Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch's Lives, is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings....


Barack Obama

by Sarah Parvis

In the incredibly giftable little book Barack Obama, readers get an inside look at the remarkable 44th president of the United States. Barack Obama is the first African American U.S. president and the first...


Mein Kampf: My Struggle

by Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler wrote this book when he was in prison for his political activities. During that time, Germany had been weakened by the Treaty of Versailles, and France had seized several parts of Germany. France...


Summary of Hard Choices: by Hillary Rodham Clinton | Includes Analysis

by Instaread Summaries

Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton | Includes Analysis

 

Preview of the earlier Chapters:

Chapter 1

Hillary Clinton came to terms with the fact that Barack Obama won the 2008 primaries after her long...


Stalin's Last Crime: The Plot Against the Jewish Doctors, 1948-1953

by Jonathan Brent & Vladimir Naumov

A new investigation, based on previously unseen KGB documents, reveals the startling truth behind Stalin's last great conspiracy.

On January 13, 1953, a stunned world learned that a vast conspiracy had been unmasked...


The Truth about Trudeau

by Bob Plamondon

Finally, after over 30 years of hagiographies, comes a book that sets the record straight and tells us the truth about Pierre Elliott Trudeau.

In this unprecedented and meticulously researched sweep of the record,...


A Doctor in the House: The Memoirs of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad

by Mahathir Mohamad

The West has called him recalcitrant, racist, anti-Semitic and arrogant. The developing world, however, sees former Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as a visionary champion, the rare leader who...


The Americano: Fighting with Castro for Cuba's Freedom

by Aran Shetterly

"Why do I fight here in this land so foreign to my own? Why did I come here far from my home and family?...Is it because I seek adventure? No...I am here because I believe that the most important thing for free...


Ho Chi Minh: A Life

by William J. Duiker

To grasp the complicated causes and consequences of the Vietnam War, one must understand the extraordinary life of Ho Chi Minh, the man generally recognized as the father of modern Vietnam. Duiker provides startling...


Political Animal: The Making of Tony Abbott

by David Marr

Winner of the 2013 John Button Prize

The essential work on Tony Abbott is now an expanded, updated short book - and a crucial election-year companion.

Australians want to know: what kind of man is Tony Abbott,...


Radical: My Journey out of Islamist Extremism

by Maajid Nawaz

Maajid Nawaz spent his teenage years listening to American hip-hop and learning about the radical Islamist movement spreading throughout Europe and Asia in the 1980s and 90s. At 16, he was already a ranking...


A View From The Foothills: The Diaries of Chris Mullin

by Chris Mullin

'It is said that failed politicians make the best diarists. In which case I am in with a chance.' Chris Mullin

Chris Mullin has been a Labour MP for twenty years, and despite his refusal to toe the party line...


Menachem Begin

by Avi Shilon & Danielle Zilberberg

Menachem Begin, father of Israel's right wing and sixth prime minister of the nation, was known for his unflinchingly hawkish ideology. And yet, in 1979 he signed a groundbreaking peace treaty with Egypt for...


Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue, and Unthinkable Choices

by Mosab Hassan Yousef & Ron Brackin

Son of Hamas is now available with an all-new chapter about events since the book’s release such as the revelation of Mosab’s Israeli intelligence handler’s true identity, and Homeland Security’s effort...


The Man on the Mantelpiece

by Janet Denny

On the first day of World War Two Jim begins a diary. An ardent eighteen-year-old pacifist, nothing will persuade him to fight. Seventy years later his daughter discovers his writing. After a month the entries...


End the Fed

by Ron Paul

In the post-meltdown world, it is irresponsible, ineffective, and ultimately useless to have a serious economic debate without considering and challenging the role of the Federal Reserve.

Most people think of...


Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography

by Theodore Roosevelt

Spanning his earliest remembrances as a child to his historic charge up San Juan Hill, and his years in the White House, Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography offers an intimate and telling portrait of one of...


Troublemaker: A Memoir From the Front Lines of the Sixties

by Bill Zimmerman

The political memoir as rousing adventure story—a sizzling account of a life lived in the thick of every important struggle of the era.

April 1973: snow falls thick and fast on the Badlands of South Dakota....


Barbara Jordan: American Hero

by Mary Beth Rogers

Barbara Jordan was the first African American to serve in the Texas Senate since Reconstruction, the first black woman elected to Congress from the South, and the first to deliver the keynote address at a national...


Fifty Years in Politics and the Law

by The Rt Hon Lord Morris of Aberavon

The story of one of the few Ministers who served in all four Labour Governments under Harold Wilson, James Callaghan and Tony Blair. As Attorney General he developed the doctrine of armed intervention in the...