Biography & Autobiography Books - Political - Page 2

WASPS: The Splendors and Miseries of an American Aristocracy Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781643137063
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Published: Pegasus Books - August 3rd, 2021

An examination of WASP culture through the lives of some of its most prominent figures.  Envied and lampooned, misunderstood and yet distinctly American, WASPs are as much a culture, socioeconomic and ethnic designation, and state of mind.

From politics to fashion, their style still intrigues us.


It Was All a Lie: How the Republican Party Became Donald Trump Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780593080979
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Published: Vintage - September 14th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the most successful Republican political operative of his generation, a searing, unflinching, and deeply personal exposé of how his party became what it is today


Gunfight: My Battle Against the Industry that Radicalized America Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781541768734
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Published: PublicAffairs - October 19th, 2021

A former firearms executive pulls back the curtain on America's multibillion-dollar gun industry, exposing how it fostered extremism and racism, radicalizing the nation and bringing cultural division to a boiling point.
 
As an avid hunter, outdoorsman, and conservationist–all things that the firearms industry was built on–Ryan Busse chased a childhood drea


The Centrist Solution: How We Made Government Work and Can Make It Work Again Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781635769043
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Published: Diversion Books - October 19th, 2021

Senator Joseph Lieberman offers a master class in effective government by probing his forty years in elective office--from the Vietnam War era to the Presidency of Barack Obama--and by shining a light on historic acts of centrism and compromise, extracting productive and problem-solving lessons and techniques we need now more than ever.


Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062899477
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - September 21st, 2021

Now with new text from McMaster addressing the January 2021 assault on the U.S. Capitol and recommending how citizens across the free world can work together to restore confidence in democratic institutions and processes


The Ambassador: Joseph P. Kennedy at the Court of St. James's 1938-1940 Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250238726
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Published: St. Martin's Press - August 3rd, 2021

Acclaimed biographer Susan Ronald reveals the truth about Joseph P. Kennedy's deeply controversial tenure as Ambassador to Great Britain on the eve of World War II.


Honor Bound: An American Story of Dreams and Service Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525659105
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Published: Knopf - August 3rd, 2021

The inspiring story of the first female Marine to fly a combat mission in an F/A-18—and the transformative events that led to her bold decision to take on the most powerful man in the U.S. Senate.


Eleanor Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781439192047
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 19th, 2021

The New York Times bestseller from prizewinning author David Michaelis presents a “stunning” (The Wall Street Journal) breakthrough portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt, America’s longest-serving First Lady, an avatar of democracy whose ever-expanding agency as diplomat, activist, and humanitarian made her one of the world’s most widely admired and influential wom


Friends from the Beginning: The Berkeley Village That Raised Kamala and Me Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781538707487
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Published: Twelve - November 16th, 2021

A vivid, intimate portrait of the friendship forged between Stacey Johnson Batiste and her childhood best friend, Vice President Kamala Harris—and of the community in which they were raised, and the lessons offered by those they loved and admired from childhood, through their teenage years, and up to the present day.


Salmon P. Chase: Lincoln's Vital Rival Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781501199233
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 22nd, 2022

From an acclaimed, New York Times bestselling biographer, a timely reassessment of Abraham Lincoln’s indispensable Secretary of the Treasury: a leading proponent for black rights both before and during his years in cabinet and later as Chief Justice of the United States.

Salmon P.


They Called Us
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ISBN: 9780063045811
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Published: Custom House - November 9th, 2021

From the Arizona Congressman, a 21st-century Band of Brothers chronicling the eternal bonds forged between the Marines of Lima Company, the hardest-hit unit of the Iraq War


Judah Benjamin: Counselor to the Confederacy (Jewish Lives) Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780300229264
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Published: Yale University Press - October 5th, 2021

A moral examination of one of the first Jewish senators, confidante to Jefferson Davis, and champion of the cause of slavery

Judah P. Benjamin (1811–1884) was a brilliant and successful lawyer in New Orleans, and one of the first Jewish members of the U.S. Senate.