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Compassionate Steel

by Wylie Gibbs

Wylie Gibbs relates truly fascinating vignettes from his fifty years as a surgeon in Australia, Britain, Saudi Arabia and Fiji.

One incident relates to his treatment of the late Prime Minister Harold Holt, forty-eight...

Conscience of a Conservative: A Rejection of Destructive Politics and a Return to Principle

by Jeff Flake

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A thoughtful defense of traditional conservatism and a thorough assault on the way Donald Trump is betraying it.”—David Brooks, in his New York Times column

In a bold act...

Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency

by Joshua Green

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller.

From the reporter who was there at the very beginning comes the revealing inside story of the partnership between Steve Bannon and Donald Trump—the key to understanding...

The Contractor

by Raymond Davis & Storms Reback

On January 27, 2011, on the streets of Lahore, Pakistan, US Government Security contractor Raymond Davis found himself staring down the barrel of a gun. Defending himself, he shot and killed two men who were—depending...

Foreign Service

by James Dobbins & Robert Zoellick

A behind the scenes look at 50 years of US diplomacy.

From Vietnam in the 1960s to Afghanistan in this decade, James Dobbins was on the frontlines of American diplomacy and worked to advance U.S. national interests...

The Future Royal Family

by Robert Jobson

An insightful, authoritative biography of “modern royals” William and Kate and their family, by the “Godfather of Royal Reporting”!

A true insider account of Prince William’s love affair with Kate Middleton,...

Azadi's Daughter, A Memoir

by Seema Mustafa

A fascinating account of an audacious woman’s journey and a rapidly vanishing way of life, Azadi's Daughter is both a personal memoir and a political commentary. Journalist Seema Mustafa writes evocatively...

Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle over Civil Rights

by Steven Levingston

A New York Times Editors' Choice Pick

"Kennedy and King is an unqualified masterpiece of historical narrative.... A landmark achievement."---Douglas Brinkley, New York Times bestselling author of Rosa Parks


The Enigmatic Mr Deakin

by Judith Brett

'A biography of immense power that will restore Deakin to his proper place in the national imagination: the mystic politician who gave us Australia.' David Marr

This insightful and accessible new biography of...

Inside Apartheid's Prison

by Raymond Suttner

Jacana Media is proud to make this important book available again, now with a completely new introduction. First published by Oceanbooks, New York and Melbourne and University of Natal Press, Pietermaritzburg...

Mark Bate

by Jan Peterson

An insightful look at the first mayor of Nanaimo, BC, drawing heavily on his prolific and insightful written observations.

Mark Bate, elected Nanaimo’s first mayor in 1875, was a renaissance man. He loved music,...

Al Franken, Giant of the Senate

by Al Franken

#1 New York Times Bestseller

"Flips the classic born-in-a-shack rise to political office tale on its head. I skipped meals to read this book - also unusual - because every page was funny. It made me deliriously...

The Can't-idates

by Craig Tomashoff

At 2:31 a.m. ET on Nov. 9, 2016, Donald Trump was declared president. By 2:32 a.m. ET, every pundit worth his or her cable news contract told us exactly why he won. It was simple, really. Voters who felt ignored...

John Major: An Unsuccessful Prime Minister?: Reappraising John Major

by Kevin Hickson & Ben Williams

This year marks the twentieth anniversary of one of the most momentous general elections this country has ever seen. John Major's defeat in 1997 ended a record eighteen years of Tory government, prompting accusations...

Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

by Thomas E. Ricks

New York Times Bestseller

A dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, who preserved democracy from the threats of authoritarianism, from the left and right alike.

Both George Orwell and Winston Churchill...

Sting Like a Bee: Muhammad Ali vs. the United States of America, 1966-1971

by Leigh Montville

An insightful portrait of Muhammad Ali from the New York Times bestselling author of At the Altar of Speed and The Big Bam. It centers on the cultural and political implications of Ali's refusal of service in...

TIME-LIFE JFK at 100: The Presidency and Beyond

by The Editors of Time-Life

War hero. Political icon. Martyr. As the 35th president of the United States, John F. Kennedy is one of the most celebrated figures in American history. Born into wealth and power, Kennedy proved himself to...

The Sarkozy Phenomenon

by Nick Hewlett

After his victory at the Presidential elections in May 2007, Nicolas Sarkozy quickly became both deeply controversial and intriguing. It was clear from the start that his rule was to be the most autocratic since...

Nixon's White House Wars: The Battles That Made and Broke a President and Divided America Forever

by Patrick J. Buchanan

     From Vietnam to the Southern Strategy, from the opening of China to the scandal of Watergate, Pat Buchanan—speechwriter and senior adviser to President Nixon—tells the untold story of Nixon’s embattled...

Rising Star

by David Garrow


Rising Star is the definitive account of Barack Obama's formative years that made him the man who became the forty-fourth president of the United Statesfrom the Pulitzer Prize-winning...