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The Most Wanted Man in China

by Fang Lizhi

The long-awaited memoir by Fang Lizhi, the celebrated physicist whose clashes with the Chinese regime helped inspire the Tiananmen Square protests

Fang Lizhi was one of the most prominent scientists of the People's...


I, Spy

by Daniel Ribacoff

Have you ever wanted to be your own private eye? Have you ever wanted to track down long-lost relatives or people who've scammed you? Have you ever wanted to know if your kids really are where they say they...


Liberty's Nemesis: The Unchecked Expansion of the State

by Dean Reuter & John Yoo

If there has been a unifying theme of Barack Obama’s presidency, it is the inexorable growth of the administrative state. Its expansion has followed a pattern: First, expand federal powers beyond their constitutional...


This Is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-First Century

by Mark Engler & Paul Engler

Strategic nonviolent action has reasserted itself as a potent force in shaping public debate and forcing political change. Whether it is an explosive surge of protest calling for racial justice in the United...


And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East

by Richard Engel

Based on two decades of reporting, NBC’s chief foreign correspondent’s riveting story of the Middle East revolutions, the Arab Spring, war, and terrorism seen up-close—sometimes dangerously so.

When he...


The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government

by Fergus M. Bordewich

The little known story of perhaps the most productive Congress in US history, the First Federal Congress of 1789–1791.

The First Congress was the most important in US history, says prizewinning author and historian...


9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America: And Four Who Tried to Save Her

by Brion McClanahan

Of the forty-four presidents who have led the United States, nine made mistakes that permanently scarred the nation. Which nine? Brion McClanahan, author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers...


Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World

by Baz Dreisinger

Baz Dreisinger travels behind bars in nine countries to rethink the state of justice in a global context

 

Beginning in Africa and ending in Europe, Incarceration Nations is a first-person odyssey through...


Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran

by Laura Secor

The drama that shaped today’s Iran, from the Revolution to the present day.

 

In 1979, seemingly overnight—moving at a clip some thirty years faster than the rest of the world—Iran became the first revolutionary...


The Black Presidency: Barack Obama and the Politics of Race in America

by Michael Eric Dyson

A provocative and lively deep dive into the meaning of America's first black presidency, from “one of the most graceful and lucid intellectuals writing on race and politics today” (Vanity Fair).

Michael...


United States of Jihad: Investigating America's Homegrown Terrorists

by Peter Bergen

A riveting, panoramic look at “homegrown” Islamist terrorism from 9/11 to the present

 

Since 9/11, more than three hundred Americans—born and raised in Minnesota, Alabama, New Jersey, and elsewhere—have...


Buyer's Remorse: How Obama Let Progressives Down

by Bill Press

The prominent liberal syndicated radio and television host concisely explains the many ways President Obama has failed to live up to either his promises or his progressive potential, leaving Democrats disillusioned...


Exit Right: The People Who Left the Left and Reshaped the American Century

by Daniel Oppenheimer

A provocative, intimate look at the evolution of America’s political soul through the lives of six political figures—from Whittaker Chambers to Christopher Hitchens—who abandoned the left and joined the...


Trading with the Enemy: The Making of US Export Control Policy toward the People's Republic of China

by Hugo Meijer

In light of the intertwining logics of military competition and economic interdependence at play in US-China relations, Trading with the Enemy examines how the United States has balanced its potentially conflicting...


When Norms Collide: Local Responses to Activism against Female Genital Mutilation and Early Marriage

by Karisa Cloward

Many transnational campaigns, and particularly the transnational campaign on violence against women, promote international norms that target the behavior of local nonstate actors. But these international norms...


Trump Talk Presents: 10 of Donald Trump's Most Controversial Political Statements--Straight from "The Donald" Himself

by George Beahm

An unbiased look at Trump talking politics!

Want to know where Trump stands on hot-button issues? Look no further than Trump Talk Presents: 10 of Donald Trump's Most Controversial Political Statements--Straight...


Lenin and the Revolutionary Party

by Paul Le Blanc

Lenin's political and organizational ideas confront the reality of the labor movement and the revolutionary process.


A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America: Volume III

by John Adams & Will Butts

In this third and final volume of A Defence of the Constitutions of Government of the United States of America, John Adams brings to a close his lengthy argument against "collecting all authority into one center."...


All our welfare: Towards participatory social policy

by Peter Beresford

This unique book is the first to critique the past, present and future welfare state from a participatory perspective. Peter Beresford demonstrate the value of 'user knowledge' by challenging orthodox social...


Equal Ever After

by Lynne Featherstone

“My story starts at the very end of the journey to equal marriage rights. I stand on the shoulders of giants...” In the future, people will find it difficult to believe that until 2014, somewhere between...