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Born in Jerusalem, Born Palestinian: A Memoir

by Jacob Nammar

A poignant memoir of an eye witness of a major historical event in Jerusalem

When Jacob Nammar was a young boy growing up in Harret al-Nammareh, his family, his friends, and the streets of his West Jerusalem...


Palomino: Clinton Jencks and Mexican-American Unionism in the American Southwest

by James J. Lorence

The lifework of a trailblazer in American civil liberties history


The Godfather: The life of Brian Burke

by Quentin Beresford

The story of the rise and spectacular fall of the former Western Australia premier and ruthless behind the scenes powerbroker, the man in the Panama hat;


Gordon Barton: Australia's maverick entrepreneur

by Sam Everingham

Charts the rise and fall of a dynamic and unconventional entrepreneur - the Gatsby of his time, Gordon Barton.


Safirka: An American Envoy

by Peter Bridges

"This book recounts my experiences as a career office of the American Foreign Service, as ambassador to Somalia in 1984-86 and during the years before I went to Africa" .What follows does not claim to be the...


A Quaker Goes to Spain: The Diplomatic Mission of Anthony Morris, 1813-1816

by H. L. Dufour Woolfley

A Quaker Goes to Spain is a multifaceted historical narrative. It recounts in detail a unique but virtually forgotten U.S. diplomatic initiative during The War of 1812, interwoven with a far more personal account...


Prince Edward, Duke of Kent: Father of the Canadian Crown

by Nathan Tidridge & J.J. Grant

Twenty-four-year-old Prince Edward Augustus, the future father of Queen Victoria, arrived in Quebec City in 1791 and found himself immersed in a society struggling for an identity. His life became woven into...


Straight from the Heart

by Ann Richards

Straight from the Heart is Ann Richards’s story, told with her trademark candor and spicy humor.

Born in a tiny town near Waco, Texas, she entered politics when her husband wouldn’t—and went on to become...


Signing Their Lives Away

by Joseph D'Agnese & Denise Kiernan

In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men risked their lives and livelihood to defy King George III and sign the Declaration of Independence—yet how many of them do we actually remember? Signing Their Lives Away...


Walter White: The Dilemma of Black Identity in America

by Thomas Dyja

The day Walter White was buried in 1955 the New York Times called him "the nearest approach to a national leader of American Negroes since Booker T. Washington." For more than two decades, White, as secretary...


Margaret Thatcher

by Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher is the towering political figure of late-twentieth-century Great Britain. No other prime minister in modern times sought to change the British nation and its place in the world as radically...


Karl Marx: His Life and Work

by Otto Rühle

First published in English in 1929, this is a reissue of Otto Rühle's comprehensive biography of Karl Marx. Written by a leading Marxist and key figure within the German Labour movement, this is an exceptionally...


The Triumph of Politics: Why the Reagan Revolution Failed

by David Stockman

The controversial bestseller on the failure of the Reagan Revolution, now back in print


Good Tidings and Great Joy

by Sarah Palin

Wish me a Merry Christmas.

At a time when Christian values are challenged—when the greeting "Merry Christmas" has been replaced by the supposedly less offensive "Happy Holidays"—Governor Sarah Palin makes...


Lincoln Unbound

by Rich Lowry & Richard Lowry

In this thoughtful mix of history and politics, the New York Times bestselling author and editor of National Review—the conservative bible founded by William F. Buckley, Jr.—traces Abraham Lincoln's ambitious...


Camelot's Court

by Robert Dallek

In his acclaimed biography of JFK, Robert Dallek revealed Kennedy, the man and the leader, as never before. In Camelot's Court, he takes an insider's look at the brain trust whose contributions to the successes...


Courage to Stand: An American Story

by Tim Pawlenty

Long before he was considered a top prospective presidential candidate for 2012—even before he landed on John McCain’s short list of potential running mates in 2008—Governor Tim Pawlenty had already earned...


The Prince of Providence: The True Story of Buddy Cianci, America's Most Notorious Mayor, Some Wiseguys, and the Feds

by Mike Stanton

COP: “Buddy, I think this is a whorehouse.”

BUDDY CIANCI: “Now I know why they made you a detective.”

Welcome to Providence, Rhode Island, where corruption is entertainment and Mayor Buddy Cianci presided...


Leading the Way: The Story of Ed Feulner and the Heritage Foundation

by Lee Edwards

The remarkable history of The Heritage Foundation, its influential founder, and the conservative movement in America.

Leading the Way tells the story of how Ed Feulner has transformed policymaking in Washington...


Shelley: The Pursuit

by Richard Holmes

Shelley: The Pursuit is the book with which Richard Holmes—the finest literary biographer of our day—made his name. Dispensing with the long-established Victorian picture of Shelley as a blandly ethereal...