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The Dope: The Real History of the Mexican Drug Trade By Benjamin T. Smith Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781324021827
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 23rd, 2022

A myth-busting, 100-year history of the Mexican drug trade that reveals how an industry founded by farmers and village healers became dominated by cartels and kingpins.


Hold the Line: The Insurrection and One Cop's Battle for America's Soul By Michael Fanone, John Shiffman Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781668007198
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Published: Atria Books - October 11th, 2022

An urgent warning about the growing threat to our democracy from a twenty-year police veteran and former diehard Trump supporter who nearly lost his life during the insurrection of January 6th.

When Michael Fanone self-deployed to the Capitol on January 6, 2021, he had no idea his life was about to change.


I'll Take Your Questions Now: What I Saw at the Trump White House By Stephanie Grisham Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063142947
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - October 4th, 2022

“Grisham’s book shows considerably more humility and self-reflection than that of any other Trump administration veteran I’ve read (and I’ve pretty much read them all).”—Laura Miller, Slate

“Salacious and score-settling.”—The Guardian


Lady Justice: Women, the Law, and the Battle to Save America By Dahlia Lithwick Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780525561385
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Published: Penguin Press - September 20th, 2022

Dahlia Lithwick, one of the nation’s foremost legal commentators, tells the gripping and heroic story of the women lawyers who fought the racism, sexism, and xenophobia of Donald Trump’s presidency—and won


Meme Wars: The Untold Story of the Online Battles Upending Democracy in America By Joan Donovan, Emily Dreyfuss, Brian Friedberg Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781635578638
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 20th, 2022

A groundbreaking investigation into the digital underworld, where far-right operatives wage wars against mainstream America, from a masterful trio of experts in media and tech.


Midnight in Washington: How We Almost Lost Our Democracy and Still Could By Adam Schiff Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593231531
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - August 16th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The vital inside account of American democracy in its darkest hour, from the rise of autocracy unleashed by Trump to the January 6 insurrection, and a warning that those forces remain as potent as ever—from the congressman who led the first impeachment of Donald J. Trump


Strength in Numbers: How Polls Work and Why We Need Them By G. Elliott Morris Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780393866971
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 12th, 2022

An insightful exploration of political polling and a bold defense of its crucial role in a modern democracy.


Wastelands: The True Story of Farm Country on Trial By Corban Addison, John Grisham (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Corban Addison, John Grisham (Foreword by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593320822
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Published: Knopf - June 7th, 2022

"Beautifully written, impeccably researched, and told with the air of suspense that few writers can handle, Wastelands is a story I wish I had written." —From the Foreword by John Grisham
 


Battle for the American Mind: Uprooting a Century of Miseducation By Pete Hegseth, David Goodwin Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063215047
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Published: Broadside Books - June 14th, 2022

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

FOX News host Pete Hegseth is back with what he says is his most important book yet: A revolutionary road map to saving our children from leftist indoctrination. 


Going Public: How Silicon Valley Rebels Loosened Wall Street’s Grip on the IPO and Sparked a Revolution By Dakin Campbell Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538707883
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Published: Twelve - July 26th, 2022

A behind-the-scenes tour of the high-stakes world of IPOs and how a visionary band of startup executives, venture capitalists, and maverick bankers has launched a crusade to upend the traditional IPO as we know it.

GOING PUBLIC is a character-driven narrative centered on the last five years of unparalleled change in how technology startups sell shares to the public.


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After the Ivory Tower Falls: How College Broke the American Dream and Blew Up Our Politics—and How to Fix It By Will Bunch Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780063076990
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Published: William Morrow - August 2nd, 2022

From Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Will Bunch, the epic untold story of college—the great political and cultural fault line of American life

"This book is simply terrific." —Heather Cox Richardson, publisher of the "Letters from an American" Substack


Against the Law: Why Justice Requires Fewer Laws and a Smaller State By David Renton Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781914420177
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Published: Repeater - July 12th, 2022

One of Britain’s leading barristers argues for a world in which the law should play a smaller part in all our lives.

Understanding the main political projects of our times, and their plans to expand or shrink the law, is the first step towards achieving greater equality and averting climate disaster.