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  • A True History of the United States

    Indigenous Genocide, Racialized Slavery, Hyper-Capitalism, Militarist Imperialism and Other Overlooked Aspects of American Exceptionalism

    Series series Truth to Power
    A US Army veteran and West Point history professor delivers a “must-read” for anyone “seeking a firm grasp of accurate American history” (Kirkus).“A US history study guide like no other . . . offers profound insights and challenges the standard US history narrative.” —Roxanne Dunbar-OrtizIn this brilliant, readable, and raw revisionist history, Major (ret.) Danny Sjursen challenges us to think ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Patriots

    The Men Who Started the American Revolution

    This vivid history recounts “the winning of the American Revolution in all its glory, gore, and mortal frailty” (Los Angeles Times).With meticulous research and page-turning suspense, Patriots brings to life the American Revolution—the battles, the treacheries, and the dynamic personalities of the men who forged our freedom.George Washington, John Adams, Samuel Adams, Ben Franklin, Thomas ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • A People's History of the United States

    by Howard Zinn ...
    THE CLASSIC NATIONAL BESTSELLER"A wonderful, splendid book—a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future." –Howard FastHistorian Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States chronicles American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official narrative taught in schools—with its ... Read more

    $12.49 USD

  • What Unites Us

    Reflections on Patriotism

    Now featured in the Netflix documentary "Rather", legendary journalist Dan Rather writes with passion and integrity about what it means to be American, especially during these fractured times, in his resonant New York Times bestseller.“A tonic for our times . . . Rather's writing shows why he has won the admiration of a new generation. In these essays, he gives voice to the marginalized and rips ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Outpost

    An Untold Story of American Valor

    by Jake Tapper ...
    The basis of the film starring Orlando Bloom and Scott Eastwood, The Outpost is the heartbreaking and inspiring story of one of America's deadliest battles during the war in Afghanistan, acclaimed by critics everywhere as a classic.At 5:58 AM on October 3rd, 2009, Combat Outpost Keating, located in frighteningly vulnerable terrain in Afghanistan just 14 miles from the Pakistani border, was ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Gatekeepers

    How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency

    by Chris Whipple ...
    Now with a new chapter on the chaos in the Trump administration, the first in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the White House Chiefs of Staff, whose actions—and inactions—have defined the course of our country.What do Dick Cheney and Rahm Emanuel have in common? Aside from polarizing personalities, both served as chief of staff to the president of the United States—as did Donald Rumsfeld, Leon ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The War on Warriors

    Behind the Betrayal of the Men Who Keep Us Free

    by Pete Hegseth ...
    AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERReal men fought for our freedoms. It’s time we fought for theirs.Pete Hegseth joined the Army to fight extremists. Then that same Army called him one. The military Pete joined twenty years ago was fiercely focused on lethality, competency, and color blindness. Today our brass are following the rest of our country off the cliff of cultural chaos and weakness ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Plunder and Deceit

    Big Government's Exploitation of Young People and the Future

    by Mark R. Levin ...
    #1 New York Times bestselling author and radio host Mark R. Levin delivers a "bracing meditation” (National Review) on the ways our government has failed the next generation.In modern America, the civil society is being steadily devoured by a ubiquitous federal government. But as the government grows into an increasingly authoritarian and centralized federal Leviathan, many parents continue to ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • J. Edgar Hoover: The Man and the Secrets

    by Curt Gentry ...
    "The cumulative effect is overwhelming. Eleanor Roosevelt was right: Hoover’s FBI was an American gestapo."—NewsweekShocking, grim, frightening, Curt Gentry’s masterful portrait of America’s top policeman is a unique political biography. From more than 300 interviews and over 100,000 pages of previously classified documents, Gentry reveals exactly how a paranoid director created the fraudulent ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Days of Fire

    Bush and Cheney in the White House

    by Peter Baker ...
    In Days of Fire, Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times, takes us on a gripping and intimate journey through the eight years of the Bush and Cheney administration in a tour-de-force narrative of a dramatic and controversial presidency.Theirs was the most captivating American political partnership since Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger: a bold and untested president ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • It's OK to Be Angry About Capitalism

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A progressive takedown of the uber-capitalist status quo that has enriched millionaires and billionaires at the expense of the working class, and a blueprint for what transformational change would actually look like“A clarion call against the American oligarchs . . . powerful.”—The GuardianIt’s OK to be angry about capitalism. Reflecting on our turbulent times, Senator ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Affirmative Action Around the World: An Empirical Study

    by Thomas Sowell ...
    This book moves the discussion of affirmative action beyond the United States to other countries that have had similar policies, often for a longer time than Americans have. It also moves the discussion beyond the theories, principles, and laws that have been so often debated to the actual empirical consequences of affirmative action in the United States and in India, Nigeria, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Slow Burn

    The Hidden Costs of a Warming World

    How the subtle but significant consequences of a hotter planet have already begun—from lower test scores to higher crime rates—and how we might tackle them todayIt’s hard not to feel anxious about the problem of climate change, especially if we think of it as an impending planetary catastrophe. In Slow Burn, R. Jisung Park encourages us to view climate change through a different lens: one that ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • Former Guy

    Doonesbury in the Time of Trumpism

    by G. B. Trudeau ...
    Series series Doonesbury
    Though the title doesn't mention him by name, Former Guy looms large in American politics and culture even after leaving the Executive Office of the President. This latest Doonesbury collection picks up in the heat of the 2020 presidential campaign, chronicles the infamy of the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, and continues into the next administration, the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, and the many manifestations ... Read more

    $8.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Truths We Hold

    An American Journey

    by Kamala Harris ...
    **A New York Times bestsellerFrom Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris, one of America's most inspiring political leaders, a book about the core truths that unite us, and the long struggle to discern what those truths are and how best to act upon them, in her own life and across the life of our country**Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris's commitment to speaking truth is informed by her upbringing. ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $11.99 USD

  • The Making of the President, 1968

    Series series The Landmark Political Series
    “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

    $2.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Democracy at Work

    A Cure for Capitalism

    by Richard Wolff ...
    What, and who, are we working for? A thoughtful assessment on our current society from “probably America’s most prominent Marxist economist” (The New York Times).Capitalism as a system has spawned deepening economic crisis alongside its bought-and-paid-for political establishment. Neither serves the needs of our society. Whether it is secure, well-paid, and meaningful jobs or a sustainable ... Read more

    $11.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Extortion

    How Politicians Extract Your Money, Buy Votes, and Line Their Own Pockets

    “Schweizer names guilty parties . . . He exposes powerful figures in politics, law firms, and corporations.” — ForbesWashington is no longer about lawmaking, it’s about moneymakingConventional wisdom holds that Washington is broken because outside special interests bribe politicians. The reverse is true: politicians have developed a new set of brass-knuckle legislative tactics designed to extort ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Collapse of Western Civilization

    A View from the Future

    The year is 2393, and the world is almost unrecognizable. Clear warnings of climate catastrophe went ignored for decades, leading to soaring temperatures, rising sea levels, widespread drought and—finally—the disaster now known as the Great Collapse of 2093, when the disintegration of the West Antarctica Ice Sheet led to mass migration and a complete reshuffling of the global order. Writing from ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The Age of AI

    And Our Human Future

    Three of the world’s most accomplished and deep thinkers come together to explore Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the way it is transforming human society—and what this technology means for us all.Generative AI is filling the internet with false information. Artists, writers, and many other professionals are in fear of their jobs. AI is discovering new medicines, running military drones, and ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Drawing Lots

    From Egalitarianism to Democracy in Ancient Greece

    For the first time, this volume by two leading historians offers a comprehensive study of drawing lots as a central institution of ancient Greek society. Drawing lots expressed an egalitarian mindset that guided selection, procedure, and distribution by lot and was eventually introduced for polis governance, a Greek innovation that appears to be of increasing relevance today. The authors explore ... Read more

    $130.99 USD

  • The Uninhabitable Earth

    Life After Warming

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The Uninhabitable Earth hits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose about our pending Armageddon.”—Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday DemonNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New Yorker • The New York Times Book Review • Time • NPR • The Economist • The Paris Review • Toronto Star • GQ • The Times ... ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Donald Trump and His Assault on Truth

    The President's Falsehoods, Misleading Claims and Flat-Out Lies

    A NATIONAL BESTSELLERIn perilous times, facts, expertise, and truth are indispensable. President Trump’s flagrant disregard for the truth and his self-aggrandizing exaggerations, specious misstatements, and bald-faced lies have been rigorously documented and debunked since the first day of his presidency by The Washington Post’s Fact Checker staff.Donald Trump and His Assault on Truth is based on ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • A User's Guide to Democracy

    How America Works

    From Nick Capodice & Hannah McCarthy, the hosts of New Hampshire Public Radio’s Civics 101, and New Yorker cartoonist Tom Toro, A User's Guide to Democracy is a lively crash course in everything you should know about how the US government works.Do you know what the Secretary of Defense does all day? Are you sure you know the difference between the House and the Senate? Have you been pretending you ... Read more

    $14.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus