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Evil: A Primer

by William Hart

"Today our nation saw evil." - President George W. Bush, September 11th 2001

Evil! Like a zombie back from the grave, it has arisen--a word many of us had long ago relegated to Sunday sermons, video games and...


A Quiet Word

by Tamasin Cave & Andy Rowell

Q. What's worth £2,000,000,000, answers to no-one and operates out of public sight?

A. Britain's influence industry

The corporate takeover of democracy is no conspiracy theory - it's happening, and it affects...


Burqas, Baseball, and Apple Pie

by Ranya Tabari Idliby

For many Americans, the words ‘American’ and ‘Muslim’  simply do not marry well; for many the combination is an anathema, a contradiction in values, loyalties, and identities. This is the story of one...


Dilemmas of Domination

by Walden BELLO & Tom Engelhardt

From the acclaimed globalization critic, a far-reaching analysis of America's military, economic, and political vulnerability

The empire seems unassailable, but the empire is weak-and precisely because of its...


Who We Are Now

by Sam Roberts

A revealing view of America and its citizens at the dawn of a new century, by the author of the New York Times Notable Book Who We Are

For more than two centuries, America has taken stock every decade, producing...


The Bluest State

by Jon Keller

What’s Happened to Massachusetts? 

At one time, Americans thought of Massachusetts with pride.  It was the place where the charge against British oppression was incubated and first battle of the Revolutionary...


Out of the Blue

by Richard Bernstein & The New York Times

A gripping and authoritative account of the September 11th attack, its historical roots, and its aftermath

Few news stories in recent memory have commanded as much attention as the terrorist attacks on the World...


Selling Out

by Mark Green

With CEOs and corporations under fire for years of outrageous deception and fraud, the time has come for Mark Green's groundbreaking book, Selling Out. A political watchdog and longtime crusader for better government,...


The Pig Book

by Citizens Against Government Waste

The federal government wastes your tax dollars worse than a drunken sailor on shore leave. The 1984 Grace Commission uncovered that the Department of Defense spent $640 for a toilet seat and $436 for a hammer....


Devil's Game

by Robert Dreyfuss

The first complete account of America's most

dangerous foreign policy miscalculation: sixty years of support for Islamic fundamentalism

Devil's Game is the gripping story of America's misguided efforts, stretching...


American Betrayal

by Diana West

In The Death of the Grown-Up, Diana West diagnosed the demise of Western civilization by looking at its chief symptom: our inability to become adults who render judgments of right and wrong. In American Betrayal,...


Crossing the Line

by Christian Plowman

As he rose through the ranks of various departments of the Metropolitan Police, Christian Plowman dreamt of being an undercover cop. When he finally achieved his ambition, becoming one an elite group of officers,...


The Price of Justice

by Laurence Leamer

A nonfiction legal thriller that traces the fourteen-year struggle of two lawyers to bring the most powerful coal baron in American history, Don Blankenship, to justice

Don Blankenship, head of Massey Energy...


The End Is Near and It's Going to Be Awesome

by Kevin D. Williamson

The End Is Near and It's Going to Be Awesome is a radical re-visioning of what government is, a powerful analysis of why it doesn't work, and an exploration of the innovative solutions spontaneously emerging...


Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism

by Elizabeth Becker

Tourism, fast becoming the largest global business, employs one out of twelve persons and produces $6.5 trillion of the world’s economy. In a groundbreaking book, Elizabeth Becker uncovers how what was once...


The Truth about Gun Control

by David B Kopel

Who is sovereign in the United States? Is it the people themselves, or is it an elite determined to rule citizens who are seen as incapable of making choices about their own lives? This is the central question...


Poisons in Your Food: The Dangers You Face and What You Can Do About Them

by Ruth Winter

This classic Crown book is back with all of Ruth Winter's original, thorough research about dangerous foods and what consumers can do to protect themselves.


Reversal of Fortune: Inside the Von Bulow Case

by Alan M. Dershowitz

Defense attorney and Harvard law professor provides an insider's account of the trial, appeal, subsequent retrial, and acquittal in the murder case of Claus von Bulow, profiling the people involved.

NOTE: This...


Lockdown High: When the Schoolhouse Becomes a Jailhouse

by Annette Fuentes

In the dozen years since the Columbine High School shootings, school violence has fallen steadily. Yet, as Annette Fuentes visits schools across America she finds metal detectors and drug tests for aspirin,...


Lights Out

by Scientific American Editors

Traditionally, the four horsemen of the apocalypse are war, famine, plague and death; but while classical authors were familiar with only four horsemen, modern ones could add events such as environmental devastation...