Heather Lende offers a down-to-earth account of life in local politics in her fourth book set in Haines, her small Alaska town.
In Charlottesville, VA, a statue honoring Confederate General Robert E. Lee has stood for generations.
“Boris Morros was an empty vessel who could be turned left or right depending on how it satisfied his personal interest.”
Michael Klare’s newest book departs from many of his previous works on America’s oil wars and disastrous, often provocative militaristic policies.
“When you’re president, you can do anything.” This slogan, adapted by David Leonhardt (New York Times, February 3, 2020) from Trump’s claim about getting his way with women thanks to his T
“If removing a president was easy, Congress would probably do it all the time, since that august body is populated by the representatives of a fickle, emotional, and befud
“The author is a ‘never-Trumper’ who used to work for the Republican Party when he regarded it as genuinely conservative. He knows how the party works . . .”
Neal Katyal makes an unimpeachable case, concise but comprehensive, for impeachment. The author of Impeach knows the law and how to practice it.
“[Mann’s] book portrays Reagan as a skilled and sophisticated political thinker and leader.”
“To the average American, the notion of using the courthouse simply as a negotiating tool or a bludgeon with which to batter one’s enemies, rather than as a place to facilitate justice, oug
“Holtzman is courageous in writing this book. It certainly won’t win her a White House invitation to the Christmas Party.
“what saves this book is that the Mooch [Anthony Scaramucci] comes off as an attractive character. There actually is more to him—much more—than his brief tenure at the White House.
What do we have to truly fear about President Donald Trump? He pulled off the successful re-negotiation of the North America Free Trade agreement.
National security correspondent for the Washington Post Greg Miller has written an up-to-date account of Donald Trump, Putin’s Russia, and the subversion of American democracy.
“Obama was a light. Trump is of the night.”
“The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment is a welcome and useful first look by first-rate historians at the still very incompletely excavated record of the hi
“The only thing worse than reading this chilling book is not reading it and thereby failing to fully grasp the depth and degree of America’s descent into madness as it lurches chaotically t
“a brilliant and indispensable intervention from the socialist left on the real historical, class, and sociopolitical forces at play beneath the national political freak show that is the ne
Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics is an important and informative book that becomes more and more amazing as it progresses.
“Tighten your belt, gird your loins, read this book, and have the guts to see beyond our own delusions.
“Flake is to be applauded for courageously calling out Trump and his many enablers in the Republican Party for their dangerous dance with authoritarian and bigoted white nationalism.”
“a vitally important book.”
In case the nonstop celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ Sgt.
“Rising Star is an epic triumph of personal and political biography.”
“provides essential inspiration, information, resources, and insights.”