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Among the Bankers: A Journey into the Heart of Finance

by Joris Luyendijk

Joris Luyendijk, an investigative journalist, knew as much about banking as the average person: almost nothing. Bankers, he thought, were ruthless, competitive, bonus-obsessed sharks, irrelevant to his life....


The Senecans: Four Men and Margaret Thatcher

by Peter Stothard

Renowned author Peter Stothard's third book of classical memoir  skillfully blends history, philosophy, and political intrigue.

A year after the death of Margaret Thatcher, a young historian arrives to ask...


The Beltway Bible

by Eliot Nelson

How is legislation crafted? How do you lose an election? What do “bundler,” “quorum call” and “omnibus” mean? Why do some of the White House’s most important meetings occur at a Starbucks? Why...


The Will to Lead

by Anders Fogh Rasmussen

From the former prime minister of Denmark comes an impassioned plea to persuade Americans to elect a president who will restore America to its proper role of global leader, instead of "leading from behind."

Anders...


Democratic Theory and Mass Incarceration

Worth Dying For

by Tim Marshall

An enlightening popular account of the symbolism that drives global conflict


Rebuilding social democracy: Core principles for the centre left

by Kevin Hickson

Reclaiming Social Democracy is the first major reappraisal of social democracy on the centre-left since election of Jeremy Corbyn. With a foreword by Lord Hain, it examines its foundational principles and identifies...


Grand Hotel Abyss: The Lives of the Frankfurt School

by Stuart Jeffries

This brilliant group biography asks who were the Frankfurt School and why they matter today

In 1923, a group of young radical German thinkers and intellectuals came together to at Victoria Alle 7, Frankfurt,...


Inside Syria: The Backstory of Their Civil War and What the World Can Expect

by Reese Erlich & Noam Chomsky

Based on first-hand reporting from Syria and Washington, journalist Reese Erlich unravels the complex dynamics underlying the Syrian civil war. Through vivid, on-the-ground accounts and interviews with both...


A Kingdom of Their Own: The Family Karzai and the Afghan Disaster

by Joshua Partlow

The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the United States, brilliantly portrayed here by the former...


The Persistent Illusion

by Ryan D Gable

Although not mandatory, Ryan’s first book, ‘The Grand Illusion’, is key in understanding WHO controls the world and HOW. The Persistent Illusion explores WHY. In The Persistent Illusion, Ryan recaps the...


George Washington's Secret Spy War

by John A. Nagy

George Washington was America’s first spymaster, and his skill as a spymaster won the war for independence.

George Washington’s Secret Spy War is the untold story of how George Washington took a disorderly,...


Rogue

by Johann van Loggerenberg & Adrian Lackay

The story of a ‘rogue unit’ operating within the South African Revenue Service (SARS) became entrenched in the public mind following a succession of sensational reports published by the Sunday Times in 2014....


Debating the Obama Presidency

by Steven E. Schier

In the first book to present both the arguments for and against Barack Obama’s presidency and its policies, prominent political scientists and Washington think tank scholars address Obama’s domestic, economic...


American Government 101: From the Continental Congress to the Iowa Caucus, Everything You Need to Know About US Politics

by Kathleen Sears

All you need to know about elections, politics, and government!

Too often, textbooks turn the noteworthy details of government into tedious discourse that would put even the president to sleep. American Government...


Scottish National Party (SNP) Leaders

by James Mitchell & Gerry Hassan

By any measure, the story of the Scottish National Party is an extraordinary one.

Forced to endure decades of electoral irrelevance since its creation in the 1930s, during which it often found itself grappling...


Supremely Partisan: How Raw Politics Tips the Scales in the United States Supreme Court

by James D. Zirin & Kermit Roosevelt

On the eve of a presidential election that may determine the makeup of Supreme Court justices for decades to come, prominent attorney James D. Zirin argues that the Court has become increasingly partisan, rapidly...


The Elements of Reconstruction

by H. G. Wells

This book contains a series of articles contributed to "The Times" in July and August of 1916. Due to their originality and depth of view, the articles deeply interested H. G. Wells, who collected them into...


New Worlds For Old: A Plain Account of Modern Socialism

by H. G. Wells

Within "New Worlds For Old", H. G. Wells explores the possible future of Socialism, advocating replacing a social system based on Private Ownership with one based on "the spirit of the service"-which he maintains...


Indelible Ink: The Trials of John Peter Zenger and the Birth of America's Free Press

by Richard Kluger

The untold story of the battle to legalize free expression in America by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Ashes to Ashes.

The liberty of written and spoken expression has been fixed in the firmament of...