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A Cry from the Far Middle: Dispatches from a Divided Land Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802157744
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Published: Grove Press - September 21st, 2021

Observations on the present political moment, and the discord that defines it, from the best man for the job: bestselling author and acclaimed satirist P.J. O'Rourke


A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear: The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town (And Some Bears) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781541788497
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Published: PublicAffairs - September 14th, 2021

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.


Barack Obama Selected Speeches (Word Cloud Classics) Cover Image
By Barack Obama, Ken Mondschein (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781645177890
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Published: Canterbury Classics - September 14th, 2021

Find inspiration in these selected speeches from the 44th president of the United States.

This curated collection of landmark speeches chronicles Barack Obama's presence on the national stage, covers his signature policy initiatives, and addresses major moments in American life and history during his eight-year term as the 44th president of the United States.


Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593298299
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Published: Viking - September 28th, 2021

“An elegant, impassioned demand that America see gender-based violence as a cultural and structural problem that hurts everyone, not just victims and survivors… It's at times downright virtuosic in the threads it weaves together.”—NPR


Flying Blind: The 737 MAX Tragedy and the Fall of Boeing Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780385546492
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Published: Doubleday - November 30th, 2021

From the award-winning reporter for Bloomberg, a suspenseful behind-the-scenes look at the dysfunction and mismanagement that contributed to one of the worst tragedies in modern aviation: the 2018 and 2019 crashes of the Boeing 737 MAX.


It Was All a Lie: How the Republican Party Became Donald Trump Cover Image
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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


America in the World: A History of U.S. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781538712375
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Published: Twelve - August 3rd, 2021

America has a long history of diplomacy–ranging from Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, and Thomas Jefferson to Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan, and James Baker–now is your chance to see the impact these Americans have had on the world.
 Recounting the actors and events of U.S.


At War with Government: How Conservatives Weaponized Distrust from Goldwater to Trump Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780231195218
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Published: Columbia University Press - August 3rd, 2021

Polling shows that since the 1950s Americans' trust in government has fallen dramatically to historically low levels. In At War with Government, the political scientists Amy Fried and Douglas B. Harris reveal that this trend is no accident. Although distrust of authority is deeply rooted in American culture, it is fueled by conservative elites who benefit from it.


Breathing Fire: Female Inmate Firefighters on the Front Lines of California's Wildfires Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780374116187
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Published: MCD - July 27th, 2021

A dramatic, revelatory account of the female inmate firefighters who battle California wildfires.


Burning Down the House: Newt Gingrich and the Rise of the New Republican Party Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780143110705
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Published: Penguin Books - July 6th, 2021

A New York Times Notable Book!

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

The story of how Newt Gingrich and his allies tainted American politics, launching an enduring era of brutal partisan warfare


Controlling Women: What We Must Do Now to Save Reproductive Freedom Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780306925634
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Published: Hachette Books - July 13th, 2021

**Shortlisted for the 2021 Stephan Russo Goddard Riverside Book Prize for Social Justice**

This definitive account of the battle for reproductive freedom includes a bold new strategy to safeguard our rights, from two lawyers at the forefront of the movement.


Reproductive freedom has never been in more dire straits. Roe v.


The Elements of Journalism, Revised and Updated 4th Edition: What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593239353
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Published: Crown - August 10th, 2021

A timely new edition of the classic journalism text, now featuring updated material on the importance of reporting in the age of media mistrust and fake news—and how journalists can use technology to navigate its challenges