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Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty

by Daron Acemoglu & James Robinson

Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness,...


The Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution

by Thomas Paine

Written in a fit of pique brought about by Edmund Burke's blistering attack of the French Revolution, Paine's The Rights of Man has come to be regarded as one of the most important works in the realm of Western...


The Demon in the Freezer: A True Story

by Richard Preston

“The bard of biological weapons captures

the drama of the front lines.”

-Richard Danzig, former secretary of the navy

The first major bioterror event in the United States-the anthrax attacks in October 2001-was...


Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again

by Donald J. Trump

Look at the state of the world right now. It’s a terrible mess, and that’s putting it mildly. There has never been a more dangerous time. The politicians and special interests in Washington, DC, are directly...


Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America

by Melissa V. Harris-Perry

Jezebel's sexual lasciviousness, Mammy's devotion, and Sapphire's outspoken anger—these are among the most persistent stereotypes that black women encounter in contemporary American life. Hurtful and dishonest,...


American Individualism: How a New Generation of Conservatives Can Save the Republican Party

by Margaret Hoover

Margaret Hoover has been a lifelong member of the Republican Party. She grew up a self-described “ditto head.” She worked in the White House for President George W. Bush. Today she is a political commentator...


Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media

by Edward S. Herman & Noam Chomsky

An intellectual dissection of the modern media to show how an underlying economics of publishing warps the news.

From the Trade Paperback edition.


Demonic: How the Liberal Mob Is Endangering America

by Ann Coulter

The demon is a mob, and the mob is demonic. The Democratic Party activates mobs, depends on mobs, coddles mobs, publicizes and celebrates mobs—it is the mob. Sweeping in its scope and relentless in its argument,...


Blind Allegiance to Sarah Palin

by Frank Bailey, Ken Morris & Jeanne Devon

This explosive, up-close view of Sarah Palin comes from an inner-circle confidant who shares surprising information about how Sarah dealt with staff and perceived “enemies,” and the discrepancy between what...


The Irregularization of Migration in Contemporary Europe: Detention, Deportation, Drowning

by Yolande Jansen, Robin Celikates & Joost de Bloois

This carefully curated collection addresses the intertwined political, legal, cultural, and normative dimensions of the irregularization of migration.


Dispatches Against Displacement: Field Notes from San Francisco's Housing Wars

by James Tracy

The true story of how gentrification, fueled by income inequality, decimated working people in San Francisco.


Doing History from the Bottom Up: On E.P. Thompson, Howard Zinn, and Rebuilding the Labor Movement from Below

by Staughton Lynd

Staughton Lynd challenges academics to see American history through eyes of the poor and working class participants in history.


bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America

by Yossef Bodansky

"Fascinating account. I strongly recommend it."  —Jeane J. Kirkpatrick

World-renowned terrorism expert Yossef Bodansky explores the transformation of Osama bin Laden from a once promising engineering student...


Democracy in America: The Complete and Unabridged Volumes I and II

by Alexis De Tocqueville & Joseph Epstein

From America's call for a free press to its embrace of the capitalist system, Democracy in America--first published in 1835--enlightens, entertains, and endures as a brilliant study of our national government...


Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement

by Thomas Geoghegan

Is labor’s day over or is labor the only real answer for our time? In this new book, National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and labor lawyer Thomas Geoghegan argues that even as organized labor seems...


Primetime Propaganda: The True Hollywood Story of How the Left Took Over Your TV

by Ben Shapiro

“Vitally important, devastatingly thorough, and shockingly revealing…. After reading Primetime Propaganda, you’ll never watch TV the same way again.”

—Mark Levin

Movie critic Michael Medved calls Ben...


Cyber Disobedience: Re://Presenting Online Anarchy

by Jeff Shantz & Jordon Tomblin

Few activities have captured the contemporary popular imagination as hacking and online activism, from Anonymous and beyond. Few political ideas have gained more notoriety recently than anarchism. Yet both remain...


The Spy Catchers: The Official History of ASIO, 1949-1963

by David Horner

With unprecedented access to their hitherto sealed records, this is the first volume of a remarkable official history of ASIO - a revealing and authoritative account of the early years of Australia's national...


After the Fall: Saving Capitalism from Wall Street¿and Washington

by Nicole Gelinas

Robust financial markets support capitalism, they don't imperil it. But in 2008, Washington policymakers were compelled to replace private risk-takers in the financial system with government capital so that...


Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace

by Leon Panetta & Jim Newton

The New York Times–bestselling autobiography of a legendary political and military leader

 

It could be said that Leon Panetta has had two of the most consequential careers of any American public servant...