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Reign of Terror Cover
Author: Spencer Ackerman
Release Date: August 10, 2021
An examination of the profound impact that the War on Terror had in pushing American politics and society in an authoritarian directionFor an entire generation, at home and abroad, the United States has waged an endless conflict known as the War on T...
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The Cruelty Is the Point Cover
Author: Adam Serwer
Release Date: August 03, 2021
From an award-winning journalist at The Atlantic, these searing essays make a damning case that cruelty is not merely an unfortunate byproduct of the Trump administration but its main objective and the central theme of the American project.
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Rake's Progress Cover
Author: Rachel Johnson | Narrator: Rachel Johnson
Release Date: July 13, 2021
The madcap true story of how Rachel Johnson (known since childhood as "Rake")--born into one of Britain's most famous political families--tries and fails to get elected in the 2019 hard-fought effort to stop Brexit, running against her older brother,...
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The Outlier Cover
Author: Kai Bird | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: June 15, 2021
An essential re-evaluation of the complex triumphs and tragedies of Jimmy Carter's presidential legacy—from the expert biographer and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Prometheus“This is superior history, superbly researched ...
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The Plague Year Cover
Author: Lawrence Wright
Release Date: June 08, 2021
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower, whose best-selling thriller The End of the October all but predicted our current pandemic, comes another momentous account, this time of COVID-19: its origins, its myriad repercussions, and...
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When the Stars Begin to Fall Cover
Author: Theodore R. Johnson
Release Date: June 08, 2021
A bold, thought-provoking pathway to the national solidarity that could, finally, address the ills of racism in America“Racism is an existential threat to America,” Theodore R. Johnson declares at the start of his profound and exhilaratin...
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The Engagement Cover
Author: Sasha Issenberg | Narrator: Graham Halstead
Release Date: June 01, 2021
The riveting story of the conflict over same-sex marriage in the United States—the most significant civil rights breakthrough of the new millenniumOn June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that state bans on gay marriage were unconstitutio...
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After the Fall Cover
Author: Ben Rhodes
Release Date: June 01, 2021
Why is democracy so threatened in America and around the world? And what can we do about it? A former White House aide and close confidante to President Barack Obama -- and New York Times bestselling author of The World as It Is -- travels the globe ...
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Battle for the Soul Cover
Author: Edward-Isaac Dovere
Release Date: May 18, 2021
An award-winning political journalist for The Atlantic tells the inside story of how the embattled Democratic party, seeking a direction for its future during the Trump years, successfully regained the White House.The 2020 presidential camp...
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Zero Fail Cover
Author: Carol Leonnig
Release Date: May 11, 2021
The first definitive account of the rise and fall of the Secret Service, from the Kennedy assassination to the alarming mismanagement of the Obama and Trump years, right up to the insurrection at the Capitol on January 6—by the Pulitzer Prize w...
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Becoming Los Angeles Cover
Author: DJ Waldie
Release Date: May 11, 2021
Bestselling author and beloved chronicler of Los Angeles D.J. Waldie reconsiders the city in a collection of contemporary essays.Becoming Los Angeles, a new collection by the author of the acclaimed memoir Holy Land, blends history, memory, and ...
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Numbers Don't Lie Cover
Author: Vaclav Smil
Release Date: May 04, 2021
"There is no author whose books I look forward to more than Vaclav Smil."--Bill GatesAn essential guide to understanding how numbers reveal the true state of our world--exploring a wide range of topics including energy, the environment, technology, t...
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