Biography & Autobiography Books - Political - Page 3

The Profession: A Memoir of Community, Race, and the Arc of Policing in America Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525558194
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Published: Penguin Press - June 8th, 2021

"Engaging. . . a remarkably candid account. . . Succeeding as a centrist in public life these days can be an almost impossible task. But centrism in law enforcement may be the most delicate challenge of all. Bratton's ability to practice it was a startling phenomenon." -New York Times Book Review


The Man I Knew: The Amazing Story of George H. W. Bush's Post-Presidency Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538735305
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Published: Twelve - June 1st, 2021

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 

A heartfelt portrait of President George H.W.


Jacinda Ardern: Leading with Empathy Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780861540303
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Published: Oneworld Publications - June 8th, 2021

The first biography to be based on interviews with Ardern and those around her

‘It takes courage to be an empathetic leader. And I think if anything the world needs empathetic leadership now, perhaps more than ever.’ Jacinda Ardern

Jacinda Ardern was swept to office in 2017 on a wave of popular enthusiasm dubbed ‘Jacindamania’.


The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin American Journey Cover Image
By Ernesto Che Guevara, Walter Salles (Introduction by), Cintio Vitier (Introduction by), Aleida Guevara (Foreword by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781644210680
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Published: Seven Stories Press - July 16th, 2021

A New York Times bestseller
With a new introduction by The Motorcyle Diaries filmmaker Walter Salles, and featuring 24 pages of photos taken by Che.


Proof of Life: Twenty Days on the Hunt for a Missing Person in the Middle East Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781643750989
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Published: Algonquin Books - May 18th, 2021

​“Truly thrilling.


A Drop of Treason: Philip Agee and His Exposure of the CIA Cover Image
$27.50
ISBN: 9780226356686
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Published: University of Chicago Press - May 21st, 2021

Philip Agee’s story is the stuff of a John le Carré novel—perilous and thrilling adventures around the globe. He joined the CIA as a young idealist, becoming an operations officer in hopes of seeing the world and safeguarding his country. He was the consummate intelligence insider, thoroughly entrenched in the shadow world.


Hadassah: An American Story (HBI Series on Jewish Women) Cover Image
By Hadassah Lieberman, Joe Lieberman (Foreword by), Megan McCain (Afterword by), Joe Lieberman (Introduction by), Meghan Mccain (Afterword by)
$27.95
ISBN: 9781684580378
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Published: Brandeis University Press - March 18th, 2021

Born in Prague to Holocaust survivors, Hadassah Lieberman and her family immigrated in 1949 to the United States. She went on to earn a BA from Boston University in government and dramatics and an MA in international relations and American government from Northeastern University.


Mania Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781648018985
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Published: Newman Springs Publishing, Inc. - February 18th, 2021

Born in the Soviet Union in 1987, Artom George Katkoff immigrated to the United States with his immediate family in 1991 during the collapse of the Eastern Bloc. His paternal grandfather, Vladimir Katkoff, and great-grandmother had been living in Seattle since the 1970s, where Vladimir worked as an engineer at Boeing.


American Disruptor: The Scandalous Life of Leland Stanford Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780520383234
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Published: University of California Press - April 13th, 2021

The rags-to-riches story of Silicon Valley's original disruptor.

American Disruptor is the untold story of Leland Stanford – from his birth in a backwoods bar to the founding of the world-class university that became and remains the nucleus of Silicon Valley. The life of this robber baron, politician, and historic influencer is the astoni


Letters of Note: Mothers Cover Image
By Shaun Usher (Compiled by)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780143134725
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Published: Penguin Books - April 6th, 2021

A fascinating new volume of messages about motherhood, from the author of the bestselling Letters of Note collections. In Letters of Note: Mothers, Shaun Usher gathers together exceptional missives by and about mothers, celebrating the joy and grief, humour and frustration, wisdom and sacrifice the role brings to both parent and child.


The Kennedys in the World: How Jack, Bobby, and Ted Remade America's Empire Cover Image
$36.95
ISBN: 9781640123847
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Published: Potomac Books - March 1st, 2021

The Kennedys in the World tells a new, rich, fascinating, and consequential story about Jack, Bobby, and Ted Kennedy.


Justice Rising: Robert Kennedy's America in Black and White Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780674737457
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Published: Belknap Press - June 8th, 2021

"A profound and uplifting account of Robert F. Kennedy's brave crusade for racial equality. This is narrative history at its absolute finest, with RFK squarely at the center of the 1960s civil rights movement along with Martin Luther King Jr., James Baldwin, C sar Ch vez, and other fearless activists. Bare-knuckled, with a golden heart, RFK was a visionary force to reckon with.