Political & Social Science

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“We live in an age of horrible people who seem committed to getting ahead by cheating other people.”

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Walter Ralegh is a brilliant biography of a true one of a kind.”

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“There’s a reason why forty, fifty, and sixty don’t look the way they used to . . . and it’s not because of feminism, or better living through exercise. It’s because of hair dye.”

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In the post-Charlottesville world where the President of the United States continues to enable these “very fine people” with a deliberate blind eye to the intensity of the

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“It’s a ‘strange world.’ It’s one where politicians and corporations find it too expensive to save the planet.”

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Xenophobia has had a long and sordid history in this country, as admirably pointed out by author Erika Lee in the text.

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“A prolific writer and award-winning actor, John Lithgow has penned a laugh-out-loud picture of American politics at its worst.

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“Cahalan’s research is dogged and her narrative riveting, leading us from red herring to clue and back with the dexterity of the best mystery novelists.

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Neal Katyal makes an unimpeachable case, concise but comprehensive, for impeachment.  The author of Impeach knows the law and how to practice it.

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Super Continent provides meaningful facts and ideas for assessing alternative futures in world affairs.

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Audience of One: Donald Trump, Television, and the Fracturing of America is a must read for those who want to understand the media phenomenon now in the White House.”

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The Assault on American Excellence is a fantastic book. Its research is impeccable, and the writing is superb.”

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“This work by Brown, Lipton, and Morisy reminds us that the powerful institutions of the federal government are only as good as the men and women who lead them.”

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“As an anthology, Leadership in War offers a fine, if not overly in-depth sampling of wartime leadership to show that successful wartime leadership is a rare commodity.

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Life Undercover reveals the rewards that serving the country provide as well as the toll this service extracts with an intimate and compelling portrait of a woman who literally co

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Operation Devil Horns is the type of book that will make you proud and make your blood boil.”

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Minda Harts has written a “how-to memo” for women of color in the workplace. It reads less like a guidebook and more like a conversation over drinks after work, in mixed company.

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“The radicals in Holly Jackson’s informative book speak not only with truth and passion but with a vision of a different, better America.” 

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“this is a good read for any empathetic, intellectually alive reader wondering about the world and the meaning of life.”

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“This book is highly recommended for anyone who wants to be more informed about issues related to our water supply, steps being taken to improve the situation, and ideas for the future.”

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“In pursuing Weinstein, the authors found that the casting couch system, long entrenched in Hollywood, still existed, though perhaps in a mutated form.

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“[An] insightful and penetrating study of the history of conservative nationalism in the United States.”

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“Anyone seeking to understand the deepest issues in world affairs should read this book, absorbing its positive contributions and debating whatever seems questionable.”            

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