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Power and Pragmatism

by Malcolm Rifkind

Sir Malcolm Rifkind's political career has been as glittering as it has been long-lived. Indeed, he served as a minister for eighteen years, longer uninterrupted service than anyone since Lord Palmerston in...


The Girl Who Escaped ISIS: This Is My Story

by Farida Khalaf & Andrea C. Hoffmann

“Farida Khalaf’s story is harrowing but crucial—especially when it comes to understanding what ISIS actually is and does.” —Glamour

“As gripping as it is appalling…a compelling testament to the...


Trump and Me

by Mark Singer

Ever since Donald Trump entered the presidential race—in a press conference attended by paid actors, in which he slandered Mexican immigrants—he has dominated headlines, becoming the unrestrained id at the...


Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon

by Larry Tye

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Satchel comes an in-depth, vibrant, and measured biography about the most complex and controversial member of the Kennedy family.

History remembers Robert F....


Bush

by Jean Edward Smith

Distinguished presidential biographer Jean Edward Smith offers a critical yet fair biography of George W. Bush, showing how he ignored his advisors to make key decisions himself—most disastrously in invading...


Mmusi Maimane

by S'Thembiso Msomi

‘Mr Maimane, good evening to you and, with the greatest of respect, who are you?’

This is how journalist Jeremy Maggs began his television interview with Mmusi Maimane in 2011 when he was unveiled as the...


Twenty Letters to a Friend

by Svetlana Alliluyeva

In this riveting, New York Times-bestselling memoir—first published by Harper in 1967—Svetlana Alliluyeva, subject of Rosemary Sullivan’s critically acclaimed biography, Stalin’s Daughter, describes...


Everyday Matters: Selected Letters of Dora Taylor, Bessie Head & Lilian Ngoyi

by M. J. Daymond

This important book brings together the previously unpublished letters of three women, Lilian Ngoyi, Bessie Head, and Dora Taylor. While Ngoyi, Head, and the lesser-known Taylor each made vital and perhaps underappreciated...


Martin Luther

by Lyndal Roper

When Martin Luther nailed a sheet of paper to the church door of a small university town on 31 October 1517, he set off a process that changed the Western world for ever.

Luther's ideas spread like wildfire....


TWO EGGS AND A LEMON: My Four Years In Myanmar

by Joanna MacLean

The simple gift of two eggs and a lemon from a young boy becomes the symbolic title of Joanna MacLean’s remarkable book, chronicling her four years in Myanmar. Working with the Red Cross from 2002 through...


The Long Game: A Memoir

by Mitch McConnell

In October 1984, a hard-charging Kentucky politician waited excitedly for President Ronald Reagan to arrive at a presidential rally in Louisville. In the midst of a tough Senate campaign against an incumbent...


The Opposite of Woe: My Life in Beer and Politics

by John Hickenlooper & Maximillian Potter

The maverick (and very funny) governor of Colorado tells his story, from early loss tocollege on the ten-year plan, to remarkable business and later political success

In just over a decade, John Hickenlooper...


Summary of No Ordinary Time: by Doris Kearns Goodwin | Includes  Analysis

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Summary of No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin | Includes  Analysis

 

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No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin is a unique blend of history and biography,

exploring the leadership and personal...


Summary of Killing Reagan: by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard | Includes Analysis

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Killing Reagan: by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard | Includes Analysis

 

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Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault That Changed a Presidency is a book by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. The book is...


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

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Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton | Includes Analysis

 

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


Raif Badawi, The Voice of Freedom: My Husband, Our Story

by Ensaf Haidar & Andrea Claudia Hoffmann

A powerful first-person account of Ensaf Haidar’s life wither her husband, Saudi Arabian social activist Raif Badawi, and her worldwide campaign to free him from imprisonment

 

Ensaf Haidar's unforgettable...


Broken But Unbowed

by Greg Abbott

Texas governor and rising star in the Republican Party—one of the first prominent politicians to govern from a wheelchair since Franklin D. Roosevelt—Governor Greg Abbott pens his deeply personal and inspiring...


Summary of  A Full Life: by Jimmy Carter | Includes Analysis

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Summary of  A Full Life by Jimmy Carter | Includes Analysis

 

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As he was turning 90, Jimmy Carter decided it was a good time to write a book about his life. He has written previous books about specific...


Summary of 41: by George W. Bush | Includes Analysis

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Summary of 41 by George W. Bush | Includes Analysis

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Summary of  Destiny and Power: by Jon Meacham | Includes Analysis

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Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush by Jon Meacham is a biography of George H.W. Bush,  the 41st...