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Citizen Cash: The Political Life and Times of Johnny Cash Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781541699571
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Published: Basic Books - December 7th, 2021

A leading historian argues that Johnny Cash was the most important political artist of his time

Johnny Cash was an American icon, known for his level, bass-baritone voice and somber demeanor, and for huge hits like “Ring of Fire” and “I Walk the Line.” But he was also the most prominent political artist in the United States, even if he wasn’t recognize


The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781101912164
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Published: Anchor - September 7th, 2021

BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR: The New York TimesThe Washington Post • Fortune • Bloomberg

From two of America's most revered political journalists comes the definitive biography of legendary White House chief of staff and secretary of state James A. Baker III: the man who ran Washington when Washington ran the world.


Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780375705243
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Published: Vintage - February 5th, 2002

PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • NATIONAL BESTSELLER A landmark work of history explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals—Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison—confronted the overwhelming challenges before them to set the course for our nation.


The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and Their Secret World War Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250053121
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 7th, 2014

A joint biography of John Foster Dulles and Allen Dulles, who led the United States into an unseen war that decisively shaped today's world

During the 1950s, when the Cold War was at its peak, two immensely powerful brothers led the United States into a series of foreign adventures whose effects are still shaking the world.


Churchill: Walking with Destiny Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781101981009
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Published: Penguin Books - October 15th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

One of The Wall Street Journal’s Ten Best Books of 2018
One of The Economist’s Best Books of 2018
One of The New York Timess Notable Books of 2018


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A House in the Sky: A Memoir Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781451645613
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Published: Scribner - June 17th, 2014

BREAKING NEWS: Amanda Lindhout’s lead kidnapper, Ali Omar Ader, has been caught.

Amanda Lindhout wrote about her fifteen month abduction in Somalia in A House in the Sky.


A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It Cover Image
$37.99
ISBN: 9780470120156
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Published: Wiley - June 1st, 2008

A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It is the story of Paul Kagame, a refugee who, after a generation of exile, found his way home. Learn about President Kagame, who strives to make Rwanda the first middle-income country in Africa, in a single generation.


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Truman Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780671869205
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 14th, 1993

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.


What Is Life Worth?: The Unprecedented Effort to Compensate the Victims of 9/11 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781586484514
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Published: PublicAffairs - August 29th, 2006

The inspiration for the Netflix film 'Worth,' starring Michael Keaton, Stanley Tucci, and Amy Ryan: the true story of the man put in charge of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, and a testament to the enduring power of family, grief, love, fear, frustration, and courage.

Just days after September 11, 2001, Kenneth Feinberg was appointed to administer the federal 9/11 Vict


Power to the People: The World of the Black Panthers Cover Image
By Stephen Shames (By (photographer)), Bobby Seale
$42.00
ISBN: 9781419722400
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Published: Abrams - October 18th, 2016

In words and photographs, Power to the People is the story of the controversial Black Panther Party, founded 50 years ago in 1966 by Bobby Seale and Huey P.


Cesar Chavez: Autobiography of La Causa Cover Image
By Jacques E. Levy, Fred Ross, Jr. (Foreword by), Jacqueline M. Levy (Afterword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780816650491
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Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - August 17th, 2007

“[An] exceptionally interesting and intimate oral history . . . Against a background of motels and all-night cafés and strikes, the high relief in which the characters stand out is truly fascinating.


Between Two Millstones, Book 1: Sketches of Exile, 1974-1978 (Center for Ethics and Culture Solzhenitsyn) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780268105020
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Published: University of Notre Dame Press - October 1st, 2021

Russian Nobel prize-winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008) is widely acknowledged as one of the most important figures--and perhaps the most important writer--of the last century. To celebrate the centenary of his birth, the first English translation of his memoir of the West, Between Two Millstones, Book 1, is being published.