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  • The Divider

    Trump in the White House, 2017-2021

    The inside story of the four years when Donald Trump went to war with Washington, from the chaotic beginning to the violent finale, told by revered journalists Peter Baker of The New York Times and Susan Glasser of The New Yorker—an ambitious and lasting history of the full Trump presidency that also contains dozens of exclusive scoops and stories from behind the scenes in the White House, from ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

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  • The Destructionists

    The Twenty-Five Year Crack-Up of the Republican Party

    by Dana Milbank ...
    A scathing history of twenty-five years of Republican attempts to hold on to political power by any means necessary, by a hugely popular Washington Post political columnistIn 1994, more than 300 Republicans under the command of obstructionist and rabble-rouser Congressman Newt Gingrich stood outside the U.S. Capitol to sign the Contract with America and put bipartisanship on notice. Twenty-five ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • America, a Redemption Story

    Choosing Hope, Creating Unity

    The American Dream isn’t a thing of the past, but a miracle of the present.Now more than ever it’s easy to focus on the divisions that plague our nation. It may seem as if our best days are behind us, but bestselling author and senator Tim Scott believes we have yet to realize the fullness of our identity. We are in the midst of a story that’s still unfolding. And beautiful opportunities await.In ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • John Adams

    In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot -- "the colossus of independence," as Thomas Jefferson called him -- who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who rose to become the second President of the United States and saved the country ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Lincoln and the Abolitionists

    John Quincy Adams, Slavery, and the Civil War

    by Fred Kaplan ...
    "Anyone who wants to understand the United States' racial divisions will learn a lot from reading Kaplan's richly researched account of one of the worst periods in American history and its chilling effects today in our cities, legislative bodies, schools, and houses of worship." — St. Louis Post-DispatchThe acclaimed biographer Fred Kaplan returns with a controversial exploration of how Abraham ... Read more

    $18.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    The memoirs of a brilliant and beloved Founding FatherPrinter, author, scientist, inventor, statesman, revolutionary—arguably no American life has been more remarkable than Benjamin Franklin’s.Penned between 1771 and 1790 and published after his death, the unfinished Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is one of the most acclaimed and widely read personal histories ever written. From his youth as a ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Truman

    The Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told by America’s beloved and distinguished historian.The life of Harry S. Truman is one of the greatest of American stories, filled with vivid characters—Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bess ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Whitewash III

    The Photographic Whitewash of the JFK Assassination

    The author “often dubbed the dean of assassination researchers” takes a deep dive into the Warren Commission’s suppressed photographic evidence (Los Angeles Times).Influential assassination researcher Harold Weisberg revolves the third installment in his Whitewash series around the photographic evidence available to government officials investigating the death of John F. Kennedy. Given the ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Charles Sumner and the Rights of Man

    A Pulitzer Prize winner's “magisterial” biography of the Civil War–era Massachusetts senator, a Radical Republican who fought for slavery’s abolition (The New York Times).In his follow-up to Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War, acclaimed historian David Herbert Donald examines the life of the Massachusetts legislator from 1860 to his death in 1874.As a leader of the Radical Republicans, ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Splendid and the Vile

    A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz

    by Erik Larson ...
    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage and leadership in a time of unprecedented crisis“One of [Erik Larson’s] best books yet . . . perfectly timed for the moment.”—Time • “A bravura performance by one of America’s greatest storytellers.” ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • On Bloody Sunday

    A New History Of The Day And Its Aftermath – By The People Who Were There

    *****'There have been many books written about the events of Bloody Sunday, however, none has wrenched the reader as violently back to those CS gas-choked streets, dumping them right in the heart of the screaming, running, shooting and crying, as Julieann Campbell's On Bloody Sunday. A powerful chronicle of one of the darkest episodes of modern times.' - Sunday Times'Powerful and moving ... The ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Spoils of War

    Greed, Power, and the Conflicts That Made Our Greatest Presidents

    Two eminent political scientists show that America's great conflicts, from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror, were fought not for ideals, or even geopolitical strategy, but for the individual gain of the presidents who waged them.It's striking how many of the presidents Americans venerate-Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and John F. Kennedy, to name a few-oversaw ... Read more

    $18.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • We Don't Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland

    **“[L]ike reading a great tragicomic Irish novel.” —James Wood, The New Yorker“Masterful . . . astonishing.” —Cullen Murphy, The Atlantic"A landmark history . . . Leavened by the brilliance of O'Toole's insights and wit.” —Claire Messud, Harper’sWinner • 2021 An Post Irish Book Award — Nonfiction Book of the Year • from the judges: “The most remarkable Irish nonfiction book I’ve read in the last ... Read more

    $22.59 USD

  • After the Fall

    Being American in the World We've Made

    by Ben Rhodes ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Vital reading for Americans and people anywhere who seek to understand what is happening ‘after the fall’ of the global system created by the United States” (New York Journal of Books), from the former White House aide, close confidant to President Barack Obama, and author of The World as It IsAt a time when democracy in the United States is endangered as never before, ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Grant

    by Ron Chernow ...
    **The #1 New York Times bestseller and New York Times Book Review 10 Best Books of 2017“Eminently readable but thick with import . . . Grant hits like a Mack truck of knowledge.” —Ta-Nehisi Coates*, The Atlantic***Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant.Ulysses S. Grant's life has ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The Poison Squad

    One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

    by Deborah Blum ...
    **A New York Times Notable BookThe inspiration for PBS's AMERICAN EXPERIENCE film The Poison Squad.From Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times-bestselling author Deborah Blum, the dramatic true story of how food was made safe in the United States and the heroes, led by the inimitable Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley, who fought for change**By the end of nineteenth century, food was dangerous. Lethal, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $10.99 USD

  • Send in the Idiots

    Stories from the Other Side of Autism

    by Kamran Nazeer ...
    In 1982, when he was four years old, Kamran Nazeer was enrolled in a special school alongside a dozen other children diagnosed with autism. Calling themselves the Idiots, these kids received care that was at the cutting edge of developmental psychology. Now a policy adviser in England, Kamran decides to visit four of his old classmates to find out the kind of lives that they are living now, how ... Read more

    $9.89 USD

  • The Flag, the Cross, and the Station Wagon

    A Graying American Looks Back at His Suburban Boyhood and Wonders What the Hell Happened

    by Bill McKibben ...
    **Bill McKibben—award-winning author, activist, educator—is fiercely curious.“I’m curious about what went so suddenly sour with American patriotism, American faith, and American prosperity.”**Like so many of us, McKibben grew up believing—knowing—that the United States was the greatest country on earth. As a teenager, he cheerfully led American Revolution tours in Lexington, Massachusetts. He sang ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Reckoning

    Our Nation's Trauma and Finding a Way to Heal

    by Mary L. Trump ...
    The instant New York Times and USA Today bestsellerAmerica is suffering from PTSD—The Reckoning diagnoses its core causes and helps us begin the healing process.For four years, Donald J. Trump inflicted an onslaught of overlapping and interconnected traumas upon the American people, targeting anyone he perceived as being an “other” or an enemy. Women were discounted and derided, the sick were ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • American Caesars

    $15.89 USD

  • Invisible Storm

    A Soldier's Memoir of Politics and PTSD

    by Jason Kander ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“A truly special book. This combination of honesty, thoughtfulness, urgency, and vulnerability is not common in leaders, and Jason demonstrates boundless occupancy of all of these traits.” – Wes Moore, New York Times bestselling author of The Other Wes MooreFrom political wunderkind and former army intelligence officer Jason Kander comes a haunting, powerful memoir about ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • An Autobiography of John Muir

    Drawn from his own autobiographical writings, this volume presents the life story of the pioneering naturalist and founder of the Sierra Club.Biographer Steven J. Holmes once wrote that John Muir was "one of the patron saints of twentieth-century American environmental activity." In his lifetime, the engineer, author, biologist, and activist worked alongside powerful men such as President Theodore ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Abraham Lincoln: Selected Speeches and Writings

    A Library of America Paperback Classic

    The most essential writings of America’s heroic Civil War president, complete with detailed notes, a chronology of Lincoln’s life and political career, and an introduction by the novelist Gore VidalRanging from finely honed legal argument to wry and some sometimes savage humor to private correspondence and political rhetoric of unsurpassed grandeur, the writings collected in this volume are at ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Real Watergate Scandal

    Collusion, Conspiracy, and the Plot That Brought Nixon Down

    by Geoff Shepard ...
    *Inspiration for the Major Off-Broadway Show, Trial on the Potomac.*“It’s the biggest Watergate bombshell to hit since the Nixon tapes in 1973—with implications at once historic and relevant today.” —JAMES ROSEN, national bestselling author and legendary journalistTHESE JUDGES AND PROSECUTORS WERE DETERMINED TO GET NIXON"AT ALL COSTS."**“The system worked’—Carl Bernstein’s famous assessment of ... Read more

    $9.99 USD