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  • Traveling the Trail for Pete

    Finding Belonging in a Political Campaign

    How does a social butterfly support a presidential primary candidate, especially one as inspiring as Pete Buttigieg? By flying around and being social, of course! Follow gregarious Sue Ann as she dives into the Pete 2020 campaign, first at the state level with Minnesota for Pete, and then as she travels to interview grassroots volunteers-all people she's met on Twitter-for her podcast, Twitter ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

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  • How the Hell Did This Happen?

    The Election of 2016

    The iconic humorist offers his take on the stranger-than-fiction (and stranger-than-fact) 2016 presidential election and its equally unbelievable aftermath.The 2016 election cycle was so absurd that celebrated political satirist, journalist, and die-hard Republican P. J. O’Rourke endorsed Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. As P. J. put it, “America is experiencing the most severe outbreak of ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72

    From the legendary journalist and creator of “Gonzo” journalism, Hunter S. Thompson comes the bestselling critical look at Nixon and McGovern’s 1972 presidential election.Forty years after its original publication, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72 remains a cornerstone of American political journalism and one of the bestselling campaign books of all time. Hunter S. Thompson’s searing ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Checkmate

    How the BJP Won and Lost Maharashtra

    On 28 November 2019, Uddhav Thackeray, the Shiv Sena chief, was sworn in as the eighteenth chief minister of Maharashtra. This event marked the culmination of a high-voltage political drama that had the entire nation glued to their television sets for days on end. With no party being able to claim a majority in the assembly, President's Rule was imposed in the state. This book takes its readers ... Read more

    $4.69 USD

  • Una lección para todas

    Aciertos y errores de tres mujeres en campaña

    ¿Qué hay que hacer para que a las mujeres se les haga más fácil llegar al poder? ¿A qué se enfrentarán durante ese camino y cómo deben prepararse? Éstas y otras preguntas son respondidas por tres destacadas mexicanas que buscaron la Presidencia de México.A través de entrevistas realizadas por la periodista Katia D'Artigues, Patricia Mercado, Cecilia Soto y Josefina Vázquez Mota no sólo comparten ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Strangers in Their Own Land

    Anger and Mourning on the American Right

    The National Book Award Finalist and New York Times bestseller that became a guide and balm for a country struggling to understand the election of Donald Trump"A generous but disconcerting look at the Tea Party. . . . This is a smart, respectful and compelling book."—Jason DeParle, The New York Times Book ReviewWhen Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, a bewildered nation turned to S.. ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Nixonland

    The Rise of a President and the Fracturing of America

    “Perlstein...aims here at nothing less than weaving a tapestry of social upheaval. His success is dazzling.” —Los Angeles Times“Both brilliant and fun, a consuming journey back into the making of modern politics.” —Jon Meacham“Nixonland is a grand historical epic. Rick Perlstein has turned a story we think we know—American politics between the opposing presidential landslides of 1964 and 1972—into ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The 103rd Ballot

    The Legendary 1924 Democratic Convention That Forever Changed Politics

    A fascinating political narrative, analyzing the chaotic1924 Democratic Convention that left the Democratic Party divided for years in its wake—with striking parallels to this summer's upcoming Democratic Convention, which will determine the Democratic candidate for the 2016 election for president of the United States.Divided over the contentious issues of Prohibition and the Ku Klux Klan, a ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Say It Louder!

    Black Voters, White Narratives, and Saving Our Democracy

    by Tiffany Cross ...
    A breakout media and political analyst delivers a sweeping snapshot of American Democracy and the role that African Americans have played in its shaping while offering concrete information to help harness the electoral power of the country’s rising majority and exposing political forces aligned to subvert and suppress Black voters.Black voters were critical to the Democrats’ 2018 blue wave. In ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Hidden History of the War on Voting

    Who Stole Your Vote—and How to Get It Back

    by Thom Hartmann ...
    series The Thom Hartmann Hidden History Series #3
    **"Hartmann's history of voter suppression in America is necessary information given current news about voter registration purges and redistricting...a particularly timely topic for an election year, and anyone who is seriously concerned about the survival of American democracy will want to read this book and apply its lessons."—**BooklistAmerica's #1 progressive radio host looks at how elites ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • The Making of the President 1968

    “White unites a novelist's knack of dramatization and a historian's sense of significance with a synthesizing skill that grasps the reader by the lapels.” —NewsweekThe third book in Theodore H. White's landmark series, The Making of the President 1968 is the compelling account of the turbulent 1968 presidential campaign, the assassinations of Robert F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Jr., and ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Insane Clown President

    Dispatches from the 2016 Circus

    by Matt Taibbi ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Dispatches from the 2016 election that provide an eerily prescient take on our democracy’s uncertain future, by the country’s most perceptive and fearless political journalist.In twenty-five pieces from Rolling Stone—plus two original essays—Matt Taibbi tells the story of Western civilization’s very own train wreck, from its tragicomic beginnings to its apocalyptic ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Lost Majority

    Why the Future of Government Is Up for Grabs - and Who Will Take It

    by Sean Trende ...
    In today's fraught political climate, one thing is indisputable: the dream of the emerging Democratic majority is dead. How did the Democrats, who seemed unstoppable only two short years ago, lose their momentum so quickly, and what does it mean for the future of our two-party system? Here, RealClearPolitics senior analyst Sean Trende explores the underlying weaknesses of the Democratic promise of ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Battle for the Soul

    Inside the Democrats' Campaigns to Defeat Trump

    An award-winning political journalist for The Atlantic tells the inside story of how the embattled Democratic Party, seeking a direction for its future during the Trump years, successfully regained the White House.The 2020 presidential campaign was a defining moment for America. As Donald Trump and his nativist populism cowed the Republican Party into submission, many Democrats—haunted by Hillary ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • What It Takes: The Way to the White House

    The Way to the White House

    A masterpiece of political reportage that exposes the emotional reality of the modern American campaign systemPulitzer Prize–winning journalist Richard Ben Cramer cracks open the heart of the American political system in this classic exploration of the 1988 presidential campaign. Cramer delves into the personal, intimate lives of the key candidates, including George H. W. Bush, Bob Dole, Joe Biden ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Frankly, We Did Win This Election

    The Inside Story of How Trump Lost

    THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!Michael C. Bender, senior White House reporter for the Wall Street Journal, presents a deeply reported account of the 2020 presidential campaign that details how Donald J. Trump became the first incumbent in three decades to lose reelection—and the only one whose defeat culminated in a violent insurrection.Beginning with President Trump’s first impeachment and ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Party Proliferation and Political Contestation in Africa

    Senegal in Comparative Perspective

    series Contemporary African Political Economy
    This book analyzes several components of democratization and party competition in West Africa focusing on Senegal – a country with one of the longest histories of multiparty elections. It does so in service of examining the origins and consequences of the proliferation of political parties, a trend that has taken hold in Senegal and a variety of other African countries. The author uses novel ... Read more

    $53.99 USD

  • The Great Alignment

    Race, Party Transformation, and the Rise of Donald Trump

    Alan I. Abramowitz has emerged as a leading spokesman for the view that our current political divide is not confined to a small group of elites and activists but a key feature of the American social and cultural landscape. The polarization of the political and media elites, he argues, arose and persists because it accurately reflects the state of American society. Here, he goes further: the ... Read more

    $18.09 USD

  • Disloyal: A Memoir

    The True Story of the Former Personal Attorney to President Donald J. Trump

    by Michael Cohen ...
    **A #1 New York Times Bestseller!"I read it cover-to-cover. I did not intend to, but I started at the beginning and didn’t put it down until it was over."—Rachel Maddow, MSNBC**This book almost didn’t see the light of day as government officials tried to bar its publication.The Inside Story of the Real President Trump, by His Former Attorney and Personal Advisor—The Man Who Helped Get Him Into the ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Beautiful Country Burn Again

    Democracy, Rebellion, and Revolution

    by Ben Fountain ...
    In a sweeping work of reportage set over the course of 2016, New York Times bestselling author Ben Fountain recounts a surreal year of politics and an exploration of the third American existential crisisTwice before in its history, the United States has been faced with a crisis so severe it was forced to reinvent itself in order to survive: first, the struggle over slavery, culminating in the ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • ¿Y ahora qué? México ante el 2018

    México enfrenta grandes problemas, y la mayoría de difícil arreglo. ¿Pero cuáles son? ¿Qué riesgos implican? ¿Y qué vías existen para combatirlos?En esta obra, 34 académicos e intelectuales de primer orden realizan un diagnóstico sistemático de las fallas y carencias de este país. Mediante análisis accesibles pero rigurosos, demuestran que hay muchas opciones por explorar, más allá dequejarse y ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Collusion

    Secret Meetings, Dirty Money, and How Russia Helped Donald Trump Win

    by Luke Harding ...
    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAn explosive exposé that lays out the story behind the Steele Dossier, including Russia’s decades-in-the-making political game to upend American democracy and the Trump administration’s ties to Moscow.“Harding…presents a powerful case for Russian interference, and Trump campaign collusion, by collecting years of reporting on Trump’s connections to Russia and putting it ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Suffragettes

    How Britain’s Women Fought & Died for the Right to Vote

    by Frank Meeres ...
    A century ago, Britain was caught up in one of the most extraordinary events in the country’s history – the struggle of its women to obtain the right to vote. While there had been petitions and discussions of the subject throughout the Victorian era, by the beginning of the twentieth century it was time for stronger action. Centralised organisations formed behind Millicent Fawcett and Emmeline ... Read more

    $8.79 USD

  • This Town

    Two Parties and a Funeral--Plus Plenty of Valet Parking!--in America's Gilded Capital

    **A #1 New York Times bestseller!From the New York Times bestselling author of** Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous TimesWashington D.C. might be loathed from every corner of the nation, yet these are fun and busy days at this nexus of big politics, big money, big media, and big vanity. There are no Democrats and Republicans anymore in the nation's capital, just millionaires. Through the eyes of ... Read more

    $10.99 USD