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Political Biographies

  • Peril

    The transition from President Donald J. Trump to President Joseph R. Biden Jr. stands as one of the most dangerous periods in American history.But as # 1 internationally bestselling author Bob Woodward and acclaimed reporter Robert Costa reveal for the first time, it was far more than just a domestic political crisis.Woodward and Costa interviewed more than 200 people at the center of the turmoil, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Supreme Commander

    In this classic portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower the soldier, bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose examines the Allied commander’s leadership during World War II.Ambrose brings Eisenhower’s experience of the Second World War to life, showing in vivid detail how the general’s skill as a diplomat and a military strategist contributed to Allied successes in North Africa and in Europe, and ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • My Watch Volume 2

    Political and Public Affairs

    "During his watch, a watchman has no sleep and no respite." - Olusegun Obasanjo Following in the steps of his previous memoirs, My Command and Not My Will, Olusegun Obasanjo's My Watch is more than the story of the Obasanjo presidency told by the man himself. It is a memoir of a lifetime spent in service to country, of a man who has been destined with the watch, with the vigilance, with the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • My Watch Volume 3

    Now and Then

    Olusegun Obasanjo, soldier, statesman, author and farmer was born in Ibogun-Olaogun in what was then Abeokuta Province of 1930s colonial Nigeria. His career in the Nigerian Army would see him serve in the UN Peacekeeping Mission to the Congo in 1961, see him rise to the position of General Officer Commanding the 3rd Marine Commando Division of the Nigerian Army during the Civil War, and culminate ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • My Watch Volume 1

    Early Life and Military

    "During his watch, a watchman has no sleep and no respite." - Olusegun Obasanjo Following in the steps of his previous memoirs, My Command and Not My Will, Olusegun Obasanjo's My Watch is more than the story of the Obasanjo presidency told by the man himself. It is a memoir of a lifetime spent in service to country, of a man who has been destined with the watch, with the vigilance, with the ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Case for Trump

    This New York Times bestselling Trump biography from a major American intellectual explains how a renegade businessman became one of the most successful -- and necessary -- presidents of all time.In The Case for Trump, award-winning historian and political commentator Victor Davis Hanson explains how a celebrity businessman with no political or military experience triumphed over sixteen well ... Read more

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  • The United States of Trump

    How the President Really Sees America

    by Bill O'Reilly ...
    A rare, insider’s look at the life of Donald Trump from Bill O'Reilly, the bestselling author of the Killing series, based on exclusive interview material and deep researchReaders around the world have been enthralled by journalist and New York Times bestselling author Bill O’Reilly’s Killing series—riveting works of nonfiction that explore the most famous events in history. Now*,* O’Reilly turns ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Marlborough: His Life and Times, 1933

    series Marlborough: His Life and Times #1
    The prime minister and Nobel Prize–winning historian begins his four-volume biography of the British statesman John Churchill, first Duke of Marlborough.In the first volume of this ambitious and stunningly written biography, Sir Winston S. Churchill discusses the early career and stratospheric rise of his illustrious, seventeenth century ancestor. John Churchill, the Duke of Marlborough, may have ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Sam Houston

    A Study in Leadership

    by Bill O'Neal ...
    Sam Houston is a Texas icon. General Houston signed the Texas Declaration of Independence on his 43rd birthday, and six weeks later he led the Texas Army to a spectacular victory at San Jacinto. "Old Sam Jacinto" twice was elected president of the Republic of Texas; he served thirteen years as U.S. Senator from the State of Texas; and he won election as governor of the Lone Star State. Before he ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • The Woodward Trilogy

    Fear, Rage, and Peril

    Discover the inside story of life inside President Trump’s White House as only #1 internationally bestselling author Bob Woodward can tell it with this collection of Woodward’s most revealing and unprecedented works including Fear, Rage, and Peril.With authoritative reporting, internationally bestselling author Bob Woodward offers an exposing and riveting account of President Trump’s term in ... Read more

    $42.99 USD

  • An Improbable Friendship

    The Remarkable Lives of Israeli Ruth Dayan and Palestinian Raymonda Tawil and Their Forty-Year Peace Mission

    by Anthony David ...
    An Improbable Friendship is the dual biography of Israeli Ruth Dayan, now ninety-eight, who was Moshe Dayan’s wife for thirty-seven years, and Palestinian journalist Raymonda Tawil, Yasser Arafat’s mother-in-law, now seventy-four. It reveals for the first time the two women’s surprising and secret forty-year friendship and delivers the story of their extraordinary and turbulent lives growing up in ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Rage

    by Bob Woodward ...
    Rage is an unprecedented and intimate tour de force of new reporting on the Trump presidency facing a global pandemic, economic disaster and racial unrest.Woodward, the #1 international bestselling author of Fear: Trump in the White House, has uncovered the precise moment the president was warned that the Covid-19 epidemic would be the biggest national security threat to his presidency. In ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Team of Rivals

    The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

    **Winner of the Lincoln PrizeAcclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Abraham Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president.**On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward Bates, and Abraham Lincoln waited in their ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.

    The Lion of Anacostia

    by John Muller ...
    “Reconstruct[s] Douglass’s life in the nation’s capital, both at home and in the halls of power, in ways that no other biographer has done” (Leigh Fought, author of Women in the World of Frederick Douglass**).**The remarkable journey of Frederick Douglass from fugitive slave to famed orator and author is well recorded. Yet little has been written about Douglass’s final years in Washington, DC. ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Secrets

    A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers

    The true story of the leaking of the Pentagon Papers, the event which inspired Steven Spielberg’s feature film The PostIn 1971 former Cold War hard-liner Daniel Ellsberg made history by releasing the Pentagon Papers - a 7,000-page top-secret study of U.S. decision-making in Vietnam - to the New York Times and Washington Post. The document set in motion a chain of events that ended not only the ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Alexander Hamilton

    by Ron Chernow ...
    **The #1 New York Times bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation."Grand-scale biography at its best—thorough, insightful, consistently fair, and superbly written . . . A genuinely great ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Becoming Ms. Burton

    From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women

    Media hook: In the midst of an unprecedented national conversation about incarceration, a book that will put a human face on the War on Drugs and on what it really means to come home from prison—with an introduction by and launch event with Michelle Alexander.Platform: A media-savvy author who is revered by criminal justice reform movements from coast to coast. She has appeared on Bill Moyers and ... Read more

    $18.69 USD

  • Kingfish

    The Reign of Huey P. Long

    From the moment he took office as governor in 1928 to the day an assassin’s bullet cut him down in 1935, Huey Long wielded all but dictatorial control over the state of Louisiana. A man of shameless ambition and ruthless vindictiveness, Long orchestrated elections, hired and fired thousands at will, and deployed the state militia as his personal police force. And yet, paradoxically, as governor ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • A Promised Land

    by Barack Obama ...
    A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy**#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAACP IMAGE AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times • NPR • The Guardian • Marie ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Paul Robeson

    A Biography

    The remarkable life of Paul Robeson, quintessential Harlem Renaissance man: scholar, all-American, actor, activist, and firebrandBorn the son of an ex-slave in New Jersey in 1898, Paul Robeson, endowed with multiple gifts, seemed destined for fame. In his youth, he was as tenacious in the classroom as he was on the football field. After graduating from Rutgers with high honors, he went on to earn ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Incredible Tito

    Man of the Hour

    by Howard Fast ...
    Fast’s fascinating biography of Joseph Broz, known to the world as Tito, including his rise to power and his remarkable stand against fascismThe world was mired in the Second World War when Howard Fast wrote The Incredible Tito. Upon the book’s publication in 1944, there was still no united Yugoslavia, the Axis controlled most of Europe, and D-Day was only in the planning stages. In the Balkans, ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • My People Are Rising

    Memoir of a Black Panther Party Captain

    by Aaron Dixon ...
    The founder of the Black Panther Party’s Seattle chapter recounts his life on the frontlines of the Black Power Revolution.Growing up in Seattle in the 1960s, Aaron Dixon dedicated himself to the Civil Rights movement at an early age. As a teenager, he joined Martin Luther King on marches to end housing discrimination and volunteered to help integrate schools. After King’s assassination in 1968, ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • The Bully Pulpit

    Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

    One of the Best Books of the Year as chosen by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Economist, Time, USA TODAY, Christian Science Monitor, and more. “A tale so gripping that one questions the need for fiction when real life is so plump with drama and intrigue” (Associated Press).**Doris Kearns Goodwin’s The Bully Pulpit is a dynamic history of the first decade of the Progressive era, that ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Unbound

    My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement

    by Tarana Burke ...
    **INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Searing. Powerful. Needed." —Oprah“Sometimes a single story can change the world. Unbound is one of those stories.** Tarana’s words are a testimony to liberation and love.” —Brené BrownFrom the founder and activist behind one of the largest movements of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, the "me too" movement, Tarana Burke debuts a powerful memoir about ... Read more

    $14.99 USD