Politics & Politicians

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“A book for our times with the current focus on social justice . . . a magnificent portrait of a political life lived with passion and integrity.”

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“White evangelicalism is a movement thoroughly entrenched in American nationalism, white supremacy, patriarchy, and xenophobia.”

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“The humanity and human touch of Shultz and his biographer emerge on nearly every page.”

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“Meltzer and Mensch, in The Nazi Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill, give history a sheen of drama that it deserves while leaving the reader much

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“Krogh had no idea at the start of how far he would fall. Perhaps if he’d had some inkling of the ethical and moral deficiencies in two of his first team members, G. Gordon Liddy and E.

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“As its story unfolds from Kennedy to Johnson to Nixon, Silent Spring Revolution proves consistently captivating, and it takes its place alongside trilogy-mates The Wilderness

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Beverly Gage’s nearly 800-page biography of J. Edgar Hoover . . .

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“provides a great deal of background and context to help the reader understand how Putin’s Russia came to believe it could impose its will on Ukraine in a lightning campaign, a mistaken not

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“war sometimes does strange things even to those ideals a nation purports to cherish the most.

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The author is a scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and the former editor of Foreign Policy.

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“A duo of enabling events opened the door to the descent into legal unprofessionalism, starting with a Supreme Court decision that permitted lawyers to advertise, at least on a limited basi

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Giuliani is a well-written, balanced, and unvarnished portrait of a public figure whose downfall will sadden most readers.”  

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“Chin and Lin show that China today is a dystopian state where the CCP has harnessed the latest surveillance technology—facial recognition software, biometric data collecti

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Anyone who cares about American politics, democracy, or the Constitution needs to read Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?

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“Throughout the book, O’Rourke mixes positive with negative as he discusses where the country is and how it got here, primarily with his focus on history in Texas.”

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“Often viciously funny, this book is a breezy balm for the anti-Trump crowd.”

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“Where Mandelbaum breaks new ground is when he discusses and assesses the serial failures of Presidents Clinton through Obama in post-Cold War geopolitics.

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“In his 99th year, Henry Kissinger . . . continues to contribute to our understanding of the world.”

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This book updates Bergen’s Trump and his Generals (Penguin, 2019) with a prologue that takes the story through Trump’s activities in the first year of his Big Lie about the election that,

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Secret City is a lengthy, detailed, riveting history of the way in which homosexuality was perceived and treated in our government from the tenure of Franklin D.

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The author of this book, veteran terrorism expert Nelly Lahoud of the New America Security Program, sifted through 96,000 declassified files (and 6,000 Arabic pages) seized from Osama bin Laden’s c

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“Dwight Chapin’s newly published memoir reveals new facts and insights into the very consequential presidency of Richard Nixon . . .”

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Putin’s Trolls is a terrifying analysis of evil—how Russian authorities have mobilized social media and other forms of hybrid warfare to exploit human frailties to foster Kremlin ambitions

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In this utterly fascinating and ultimately disturbing book about modern Ireland, Fintan O’Toole, the Irish Times journalist, is at his best as a reporter and commentator.

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