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Kill Switch: The Rise of the Modern Senate and the Crippling of American Democracy By Adam Jentleson Cover Image
ISBN: 9781324091981
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Published: Liveright - August 16th, 2022

"A truly excellent book… blistering and persuasive.” —Ezra Klein, New York Times

An insider’s account of how politicians representing a radical white minority of Americans have used “the world’s greatest deliberative body” to hijack our democracy.

Holding the Line: Inside the Nation's Preeminent US Attorney's Office and Its Battle with the Trump Justice Department By Geoffrey Berman Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593300299
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Published: Penguin Press - September 13th, 2022

"Throughout my tenure as US attorney, Trump's Justice Department kept demanding that I use my office to aid them politically, and I kept declining - in ways just tactful enough to keep me from being fired. I walked this tightrope for two and a half years. Eventually, the rope snapped." - from Holding the Line

Servants of the Damned: Giant Law Firms, Donald Trump, and the Corruption of Justice By David Enrich Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063142176
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Published: Mariner Books - September 13th, 2022

From the New York Times’s Business Investigations Editor and #1 bestselling author of Dark Towers comes a long-overdue exposé of the astonishing yet shadowy power wielded by the world’s largest law firms, following the narrative arc of Jones Day, the firm that represented the Trump campaign and much of the Fortune 500,

Wildland: The Making of America's Fury By Evan Osnos Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250858757
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Published: Picador - September 13th, 2022


After a decade abroad, the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prizewinning writer Evan Osnos returns to three places he has lived in the United States—Greenwich, CT; Clarksburg, WV; and Chicago, IL—to illuminate the origins of America’s political fury.

The Dying Citizen: How Progressive Elites, Tribalism, and Globalization Are Destroying the Idea of America By Victor Davis Hanson Cover Image
ISBN: 9781541647558
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Published: Basic Books - October 11th, 2022

A New York Times bestseller, “The Dying Citizen is essential reading for any American who cares about the fate of our nation” (Mark R. Levin)

Human history is full of the stories of peasants, subjects, and tribes.

Grace: President Obama and Ten Days in the Battle for America By Cody Keenan Cover Image
ISBN: 9780358651895
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Published: Mariner Books - October 4th, 2022

From Barack Obama’s chief speechwriter Cody Keenan, a spellbinding account of the ten most dramatic days of the presidency, when a hate-fueled massacre and looming Supreme Court decisions put the character of our country on the line, and a president’s words could bring the nation together or tear it apart.


American Cartel: Inside the Battle to Bring Down the Opioid Industry By Scott Higham, Sari Horwitz Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538737200
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Published: Twelve - July 12th, 2022

The definitive investigation and exposé of how some of the nation's largest corporations created and fueled the opioid crisis—from the Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post reporters who first uncovered the dimensions of the deluge of pain pills that ravaged the country and the complicity of a near-omnipotent drug cartel. 


Battling the Big Lie: How Fox, Facebook, and the MAGA Media Are Destroying America By Dan Pfeiffer Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538707975
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Published: Twelve - June 7th, 2022

From #1 New York Times bestselling author and cohost of Pod Save America—how to combat political disinformation and dangerous lies of the right-wing propaganda machine.

In BATTLING THE BIG LIE, bestselling author Dan Pfeiffer dissects how the right-wing built a massive, billionaire-funded disinformation machine powerful enough to bend reality and nearly steal

The Desperate Hours: One Hospital's Fight to Save a City on the Pandemic's Front Lines By Marie Brenner Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250805737
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 21st, 2022

AWARD-WINNING VANITY FAIR WRITER Marie Brenner shares a remarkable depiction of New York—a city in crisis—based on new, behind-the-scenes reporting that captures the resilience, peril, and compassion of the early days of the Covid pandemic.

In the spring of 2020, COVID-19 arrived in New York City.

The Metaverse: And How it Will Revolutionize Everything By Matthew Ball Cover Image
ISBN: 9781324092032
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Published: Liveright - July 19th, 2022

Amazon: Editors' Choice in Nonfiction

Any Given Tuesday: A Political Love Story By Lis Smith Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063084391
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Published: Harper - July 19th, 2022

New York Times Bestseller

An irreverent look behind the scenes of American politics from one of the most sought-after operatives in the Democratic Party

The Four Ages of American Foreign Policy: Weak Power, Great Power, Superpower, Hyperpower By Michael Mandelbaum Cover Image
ISBN: 9780197621790
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Published: Oxford University Press, USA - June 1st, 2022

A new and unique framework for understanding the history of the foreign policy of the United States.