Biography & Autobiography Books - Political

Lincoln on the Verge: Thirteen Days to Washington Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781476739434
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 7th, 2020

“Widmer brings off his panoramic, almost mystical interpretation with riveting panache.


Hell and Other Destinations: A 21st-Century Memoir Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062802255
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Published: Harper - April 14th, 2020

“Richly detailed. . . an intimate portrait of a diplomat.” —New Yorker


Pelosi Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250252869
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - May 5th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

An intimate, fresh perspective on the most powerful woman in American political history, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, by award-winning political journalist Molly Ball


Alone Against Hitler: Kurt Von Schuschnigg's Fight to Save Austria from the Nazis Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781633886124
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Published: Prometheus Books - May 19th, 2020

Alone Against Hitler tells the lesser-known but pivotal story of former Austrian chancellor Kurt von Schuschnigg. As one of the first leaders to defy Adolf Hitler during the buildup to WWII, his story is of lasting importance.


The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781982148034
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 23rd, 2020

As President Trump’s National Security Advisor, John Bolton spent many of his 453 days in the room where it happened, and the facts speak for themselves.

The result is a White House memoir that is the most comprehensive and substantial account of the Trump Administration, and one of the few to date by a top-level official.


The Romance of American Communism Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781788735506
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Published: Verso - April 7th, 2020

Writer and critic Vivian Gornick’s long-unavailable classic exploring how Left politics gave depth and meaning to American life


Hitler's First Hundred Days: When Germans Embraced the Third Reich Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781541697430
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Published: Basic Books - March 17th, 2020

This unsettling and illuminating history reveals how Germany's fractured republic gave way to the Third Reich, from the formation of the Nazi party to the rise of Hitler.


Pearls of Wisdom: Little Pieces of Advice (That Go a Long Way) Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781538734940
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Published: Twelve - March 3rd, 2020

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

In this "sage, valuable volume" (Publishers Weekly), First Lady Barbara Bush shares the best of her advice to family, staff, and close friends.


Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062880154
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Published: William Morrow - February 11th, 2020

"Larson's elegantly written dual biography reveals that the partnership of Franklin and Washington was indispensable to the success of the Revolution." —Gordon S. Wood 


All This Marvelous Potential: Robert Kennedy's 1968 Tour of Appalachia Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781641600590
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Published: Chicago Review Press - March 3rd, 2020

In early 1968, Senator Robert F. Kennedy ventured deep into the heart of eastern Kentucky to gauge the progress of President Lyndon Johnson’s War on Poverty. Kennedy, already considering challenging Johnson for the Democratic presidential nomination, viewed his two days in Kentucky as an opportunity to test his antiwar and antipoverty message with hardscrabble white voters.


Somebody's Gotta Do It: Why Cursing at the News Won't Save the Nation, But Your Name on a Local Ballot Can Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250247636
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - March 3rd, 2020

“50 percent memoir, 50 percent advice manual, and 100 percent heart.” —The New York Times

Somebody's Gotta Do It is a humorous (and instructive) memoir about a progressive woman who runs for very small-town elected office in a red countyand wins (yay!)—and then realizes the critical importance of the job.


Machiavelli: The Art of Teaching People What to Fear Cover Image
By Patrick Boucheron, Willard Wood (Translated by)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781590519523
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Published: Other Press - February 11th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE

In a series of poignant vignettes, a preeminent historian makes a compelling case for Machiavelli as an unjustly maligned figure with valuable political insights that resonate as strongly today as they did in his time.


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