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Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle over American Power
Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle over American Power by Mark Landler

A deeply-reported, firsthand account of how Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have come to embody two competing visions for the role of the United States in the world - and what that means for the 2016 presidential election. New York Times White House corr...

Memoirs of General William T. Sherman
Memoirs of General William T. Sherman by William T. Sherman

First published in 1875, General William T. Sherman's memoir was one of the first from the Civil War and was offered to the public because, as Sherman wrote in his dedication, "no satisfactory history" of the war was yet available. Although Memoirs has be...

Tom Paine's Iron Bridge: Building a United States
Tom Paine's Iron Bridge: Building a United States by Edward G. Gray

Thomas Jefferson praised Tom Paine as the greatest political writer of the age. The author of Common Sense and Rights of Man, Paine helped make revolutions in America and France. But beyond his inspiring calls to action, Paine harbored a deeper political ...

Scalia's Court: A Legacy of Landmark Opinions and Dissents
Scalia's Court: A Legacy of Landmark Opinions and Dissents by Antonin Scalia

The sudden passing of Justice Antonin Scalia shook America. After almost 30 years on the Supreme Court, Scalia had become as integral to the institution as the hallowed room in which he sat. His wisecracking interruptions during oral arguments, his unmatc...

Game of Crowns: Elizabeth, Camilla, Kate, and the Throne
Game of Crowns: Elizabeth, Camilla, Kate, and the Throne by Christopher Andersen

The number-one New York Times best-selling author of William and Kate and The Day Diana Died takes a compulsively listenable look into the relationships and rivalries of Queen Elizabeth, Camilla Parker Bowles, and Kate Middleton. One has been famous longe...

Harry Truman: The Man Who Divided the World
Harry Truman: The Man Who Divided the World by Jack Steinberg

Harry Truman: The Man Who Divided the World Truman was the epitome of the American dream. Born and raised by poor, struggling farmers in America's heartland, he had become president through his integrity, a little bit of luck, and sheer hard work. He beca...

Avraam Linkol'n. Sekrety uspekha [Abraham Lincoln: Secrets of Success]
Avraam Linkol'n. Sekrety uspekha [Abraham Lincoln: Secrets of Success] by John Bowerman - editor

Samye yarkie i kharakternye tsitaty odnogo iz velichajshikh politikov i myslitelej ?vraama Linkol'na. 16-yj prezident SSH?, osvoboditel' amerikanskikh rabov, navsegda voshyol v mirovuyu istoriyu kak interesnyj i kharizmatichnyj gosudarstvennyj deyatel' i ...

Winston Churchill. Secrets of Success [Russian Edition]
Winston Churchill. Secrets of Success [Russian Edition] by John Bowerman - editor

Samye izvestnye tsitaty odnogo iz znamenitejshikh politikov v mirovoj istorii! ZHizn' Uinstona CHerchillya interesnee lyubykh knig i fil'mov. Voennyj, zhurnalist, laureat Nobelevskoj premii po literature, stavshij prem'er-ministrom Velikobritanii v odin i...

The Naturalist: Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of American Natural History
The Naturalist: Theodore Roosevelt and the Rise of American Natural History by Darrin Lunde

The surprising story of intrepid naturalist Theodore Roosevelt and how his lifelong passion for the natural world set the stage for America's wildlife conservation movement. Perhaps no American president is more associated with nature and wildlife than Th...

The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR'S Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience
The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR'S Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience by Kirstin Downey

Frances Perkins is no longer a household name, yet she was one of the most influential women of the 20th century. Based on extensive archival materials, new documents, and exclusive access to Perkins' family members and friends, this biography is the firs...

The Duchess
The Duchess by Amanda Foreman

Lady Georgiana Spencer was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales, and was nearly as famous in her day. In 1774 Georgiana achieved immediate celebrity by marrying William Cavendish, fifth Duke of Devonshire, one of England's richest ...

Elizabeth Warren: Understanding the Life and Teachings of Elizabeth Warren
Elizabeth Warren: Understanding the Life and Teachings of Elizabeth Warren by Dr. Ruth Carr

A resident of Massachusetts, Democrat Elizabeth Warren is no stranger to the world of politics and lawmaking. In fact, she is a bonafide superstar in the world of diplomacy. Fierce and unflinching in her beliefs, Warren has spent much of her life teaching...

Decision 2016: Donald Trump, Election 2016
Decision 2016: Donald Trump, Election 2016 by Nick Vulich

Not sure who should get your vote? Trumped is a humorous look at Donald Trump the candidate and Donald Trump the man. If you don't know the difference between Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and a cow patty, this short book may be an eye opener. In less than 30 m...

Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams
Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams by Louisa Thomas

An intimate portrait of Louisa Catherine Adams, the wife of John Quincy Adams, who witnessed firsthand the greatest transformations of her time. Born in London to an American father and a British mother on the eve of the Revolutionary War, Louisa Catherin...

Ronald Reagan: The American Presidents Series: The 40th President, 1981-1989
Ronald Reagan: The American Presidents Series: The 40th President, 1981-1989 by Jacob Weisberg

The conservative icon who reshaped American politics and laid the groundwork for the end of the Cold War. In the second half of the 20th century, no American president defined his political era as did Ronald Reagan. He ushered in an age that extolled smal...

Thomas Jefferson: Lawyer, Architect, Planter, Statesman, Father of Liberty
Thomas Jefferson: Lawyer, Architect, Planter, Statesman, Father of Liberty by Nathan Daniel

Thomas Jefferson grew up on his father's ranch in Western Virginia. He came from a family that owned slaves, was wealthy, and had a rich history in agriculture. His paternal links were equally wealthier, with his mother coming from a line of one of the mo...

Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai by J.D. Rockefeller

In October 2012, a 15-year-old girl from the Swat Valley in North-western Pakistan was shot by the Taliban. Seriously wounded with three shots fired at her, with one bullet entering and exiting her head, she was airlifted and brought to the intensive care...

I Love You, Ronnie: The Letters of Ronald Reagan to Nancy Reagan
I Love You, Ronnie: The Letters of Ronald Reagan to Nancy Reagan by Nancy Reagan

No matter what else was going on in his life or where he was - travelling to make movies for G.E., in the California governor's office, at the White House, or on Air Force One, and sometimes even from across the room - Ronald Reagan wrote letters to Nancy...

Ben Carson - The Inspirational Life Story of Ben Carson MD: Doctor, Humanitarian, and One of Americas Top Political Leadership Figures
Ben Carson - The Inspirational Life Story of Ben Carson MD: Doctor, Humanitarian, and One of Americas Top Political Leadership Figures by Patrick Bunker

Discover the Inspirational Life of Ben Carson and Learn What Makes a Leader Life is a twisted event. Sometimes, the hand a person is dealt can truly bring a person to their knees and deny them the pleasures of seeing blue skies and rainbows. For some, tha...

Benjamin Franklin: Statesman, Patriot, and Entrepreneur
Benjamin Franklin: Statesman, Patriot, and Entrepreneur by Mark Steinberg

This book is about the life and times of Benjamin Franklin. Franklin was one of our founding fathers. As a founding father, Franklin contributed to the development of the United States by participating in the American Revolution, working on the Declaratio...

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