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A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear: The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town (And Some Bears) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781541788510
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Published: PublicAffairs - September 15th, 2020

A tiny American town's plans for radical self-government overlooked one hairy detail: no one told the bears.
Once upon a time, a group of libertarians got together and hatched the Free Town Project, a plan to take over an American town and completely eliminate its government. In 2004, they set their sights on Grafton, NH, a barely populated settlement with one paved road.


Homegrown Hate: Why White Nationalists and Militant Islamists Are Waging War against the United States Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780520360020
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Published: University of California Press - April 6th, 2021

To better understand current events and threats, this book outlines the organizations and beliefs of domestic terrorists in the United States and how to counter their attacks on American democracy.
 
Who are the American citizens—White nationalists and militant Islamists—perpetrating acts of terrorism against their own country?


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The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780374534608
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - March 4th, 2014

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK
AN NPR BEST BOOK

Selected by New York Times' critic Dwight Garner as a Favorite Book
A Washington Post Best Political Book
A New Republic Best Book


The Ambassadors: America's Diplomats on the Front Lines Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501172434
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 27th, 2020

Veteran diplomatic correspondent Paul Richter goes behind the battles and the headlines to show how American ambassadors are the unconventional warriors in the Muslim world—running local government, directing drone strikes, building nations, and risking their lives on the front lines.

The tale’s heroes are a small circle of top career diplomats who have been an unheralded


Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250123824
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Published: Flatiron Books - April 7th, 2020

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“One of the most important books I’ve ever read—an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates


Socialism 101 is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the historical and modern applications of socialism.

In today’s political climate, more and more presidential candidates are espousing socialist—or democratic socialist—policies.


The Authoritarian Moment: How the Left Weaponized America's Institutions Against Dissent Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063001824
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Published: Broadside Books - July 27th, 2021

New York Times Bestseller

How far are Americans willing to go to force each other to fall in line?


Nudge: The Final Edition Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143137009
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Published: Penguin Books - August 3rd, 2021

*Once again a New York Times bestseller! First the original edition, and now the new Final Edition*

An essential new edition―revised and updated from cover to cover―of one of the most important books of the last two decades, by Nobel Prize winner Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein


More than 2 million copies sold


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The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781400030842
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Published: Vintage - August 21st, 2007

NATIONAL BESTSELLER PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • A “heart-stopping account of the events leading up to 9/11” (The New York Times Book Review), this definitive history explains in gripping detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the intelligence failures that culminated in the attacks on the World Trade Center.


Lead from the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250214805
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Published: Picador - March 26th, 2019

Lead from the Outside is a necessary guide to harnessing the strengths of being an outsider by Stacey Abrams, one of the most prominent black female politicians in the U.S.


Nightmare Scenario: Inside the Trump Administration's Response to the Pandemic That Changed History Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780063066052
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Published: Harper - June 29th, 2021

Instant #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller


A Constitution for the Living: Imagining How Five Generations of Americans Would Rewrite the Nation's Fundamental Law Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780804776707
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Published: Stanford University Press - April 20th, 2021

What would America's Constitutions have looked like if each generation wrote its own?