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When Things Went Right: The Dawn of the Reagan-Bush Administration

by Chase Untermeyer

When Things Went Right is a colorful and insightful portrait of Washington at the beginning of the Reagan-Bush era (November 1980–March 1983) as lived and recorded by an insider in his personal journal.

Chase...


Perfect Hostage: A Life of Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma's Prisoner of Conscience

by Justin Wintle

Burma is a country where, as one senior UN official puts it, "just to turn your head can mean imprisonment or death." Aung San Suu Kyi is considered to be Burma's best hope for freedom, and, because of her unwavering...


Don't Start the Revolution Without Me!: From the Minnesota Governor's Mansion to the Baja Outback: Reflections and Revisionings

by Jesse Ventura & Dick Russell

Jesse Ventura has had many lives—as a Navy SEAL, as a star of pro wrestling, as an actor, and as the governor of Minnesota. His previous books, I Ain't Got Time to Bleed and Do I Stand Alone?, were both national...


Letters and Dispatches 1924-1944: The Man Who Saved Over 100,000 Jews, Centennial Edition

by Raoul Wallenberg

The best way to hear the story of Raoul Wallenberg is through his own words. Put together from three different collections, Letters and Dispatches is the most thorough book of Wallenberg’s writings and letters....


Doctor Goebbels: His Life and Death

by Roger Manvell & Heinrich Fraenkel

Quite possibly the most dangerous and intelligent member of the Nazi hierarchy, Joseph Goebbels’s flair for propaganda and spectacular organization ensured the fu¨hrer’s rise to power. As founder of the...


The Last Warlord: The Life and Legend of Dostum, the Afghan Warrior Who Led US Special Forces to Topple the Taliban Re

by Brian Glyn Williams

Chronicling the spectacular rise to power of General Abdul Rashid Dostum, this is an intimate profile of the one of the most powerful warlords to have dominated Afghanistan in the years since the Soviet withdrawal...


John Buchan: Model Governor General

by J. William Galbraith, David Johnston & Deborah Stewartby

An accomplished Scottish thriller writer, journalist, soldier, spy, and Member of Parliament, John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, was Canada's governor general from 1935 to 1940 and helped draw Canada, Britain,...


The Persecution of Sarah Palin: How the Elite Media Tried to Bring Down a Rising Star

by Matthew Continetti

"A compelling account of journalistic malpractice on a grand scale. Those called out in this book should not be allowed to forget what they did."

-Brit Hume, senior political analyst, Fox News

Sarah Palin...


Inside Obama's Brain

by Sasha Abramsky

"Never has the world needed strong and wise American leadership more than it does now. Abramsky's eminently readable description of Obama's personal gifts makes it clear that he is remarkably suited to be the...


Selected Writings

by Jose Marti

José Martí (1853-1895) is the most renowned political and literary figure in the history of Cuba. A poet, essayist, orator, statesman, abolitionist, and the martyred revolutionary leader of Cuba's fight for...


Quarterly Essay 38 Power Trip: The Political Journey of Kevin Rudd

by David Marr

Power Trip shows the making of Kevin Rudd, prime minister. In Eumundi, where Rudd was born, David Marr investigates the formative tragedy of his life: the death of his father and what came after. He tracks the...


Quarterly Essay 34 Stop at Nothing: The Life and Adventures of Malcolm Turnbull

by Annabel Crabb

What does Malcolm Turnbull stand for? In Stop at Nothing Annabel Crabb tells the story of the man who would be prime minister.

Based on extensive interviews with Turnbull as well as those who have worked with...


Between Worlds: The Making of an American Life

by Bill Richardson

Bill Richardson, the governor of New Mexico, may be the most charismatic figure in the Democratic Party today and one of its best natural politicians whose name isn't Bill Clinton. He is the man Colin Powell...


Henry Wilson and the Era of Reconstruction

by John L. Myers

Already a leader of the Republican party when the Civil War began, Henry Wilson had distinguished himself as the most important Congressional figure on military and antislavery and pro-black legislation during...


Dreams That Die: Misadventures in Hollywood

by John Wight

A young Scottish screenwriter arrives in Hollywood looking to scale the heights. But is the dream all that it seems?


Quarterly Essay 47 Political Animal: The Making of Tony Abbott

by David Marr

Tony Abbott is the most successful Opposition leader of the last forty years, but he has never been popular. Now Australians want to know: what kind of man is he, and how would he perform as prime minister?...


'Work Hard, Study...and Keep Out of Politics!': Adventures and Lessons from an Unexpected Public Life

by III, James Baker

A revelatory memoir from one of the great political minds of our time.

The real inside story of why Gerald Ford did not ask Ronald Reagan to be his running mate in 1976-and why Reagan did not pick Ford in 1980;...


Chasing the Flame

by Samantha Power

From Pulitzer Prize winner Samantha Power, an epic tale-part thriller, part tragedy-for our age, the political career and tragic death of the incomparable humanitarian Sergio Vieira de Mello If there is a single...


Quotable Reagan: Words of Wit, Wisdom, Statesmanship by and about Ronald Reagan, America's Great Communicator

by Steve Eubanks

Former President Reagan, long remembered as the Great Communicator, never was at a loss for words, and his profound wisdom and wit are presented in this unique, impactful book covering more than fifty years...


Russell Kirk: A Critical Biography of a Conservative Mind

by James E. Person

This first full-length treatment of Russell Kirk's life and accomplishments blends new biographical insights and critical perspectives about the author of the ground-breakingThe Conservative Mind.