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Years of Renewal

by Henry Kissinger Simon & Schuster (June 21, 2011)

Perhaps the best-known American diplomatist of the twentieth century, Henry Kissinger is a major figure in world history, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, and arguably one of the most brilliant minds ever placed...


Outpost

by Christopher R. Hill Simon & Schuster (October 07, 2014)

A “candid, behind-the-scenes” (The Dallas Morning News) memoir from one of our most distinguished ambassadors who—in his career of service to the country—was sent to some of the most dangerous outposts...


The Cynic

by Alec MacGillis Simon & Schuster (September 16, 2014)

From a dogged political reporter, an investigation into the political education of Mitch McConnell and an argument that this powerful Senator embodies much of this country’s political dysfunction.

Based on...


The Brother

by Sam Roberts Simon & Schuster (September 16, 2014)

“A fresh and fast-paced study of one of the most important crimes of the twentieth century” (The Washington Post), The Brother now discloses new information revealed since the original publication in 2003—including...


Hard Choices

by Hillary Rodham Clinton Simon & Schuster (June 10, 2014)

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s inside account of the crises, choices, and challenges she faced during her four years as America’s 67th Secretary of State, and how those experiences drive her view of the future....


Homeland

by George Obama & Damien Lewis Simon & Schuster (January 05, 2010)

Homeland is the remarkable memoir of George Obama, President Obama’s Kenyan half brother, who found the inspiration to strive for his goal—to better the lives of his own people—in his elder brother’s...


Ted Kennedy

by Boston Globe Simon & Schuster (March 03, 2009)

The extraordinary life of senator Edward Moore Kennedy captures two vivid stories: one is of an iconic senator who experienced the greatest of triumphs and the most devastating of losses, and the other is a...


Last Lion

by Peter S. Canellos Simon & Schuster (February 17, 2009)

No figure in American public life has had such great expectations thrust upon him, or has responded so poorly. But Ted Kennedy -- the youngest of the Kennedy children and the son who felt the least pressure...


Chris Matthews Biographies E-book Boxed Set

by Chris Matthews Simon & Schuster (October 01, 2013)

This ebook boxed set collects MSNBC host Chris Matthews's works of biography, from his time in House Speaker Tip O'Neill's office, to the rivalry between Kennedy and Nixon, to the elusive hero who was John F....


Tip and the Gipper

by Chris Matthews Simon & Schuster (October 01, 2013)

The New York Times bestseller about the historic dealings between Ronald Reagan and Tip O’Neill—“A superb tribute to the neglected art of compromise” (Daily News (New York)).

Tip and the Gipper is an...


Henry Kissinger The Complete Memoirs E-book Boxed Set

by Henry Kissinger Simon & Schuster (September 24, 2013)

This e-book box set includes the complete memoirs of Henry Kissinger, detailing his life and work.

White House Years: One of the most important books to come out of the Nixon Administration, White House Years...


Citizen McCain

by Elizabeth Drew Simon & Schuster (May 21, 2013)

The most original, the most sought-after politician in America today, Senator John McCain is at the front of a large movement -- people who are dissatisfied with the way politics is conducted in this country....


All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt

by John Taliaferro Simon & Schuster (May 14, 2013)

The first full-scale biography of John Hay since 1934: From secretary to Abraham Lincoln to secretary of state for Theodore Roosevelt, Hay was an essential American figure for more than half a century.

John Taliaferro’s...


Straight from the Heart

by Ann Richards Simon & Schuster (April 23, 2013)

Straight from the Heart is Ann Richards’s story, told with her trademark candor and spicy humor.

Born in a tiny town near Waco, Texas, she entered politics when her husband wouldn’t—and went on to become...


Robert Kennedy: His Life

by Evan Thomas Simon & Schuster (February 05, 2013)

He was "Good Bobby," who, as his brother Ted eulogized him, "saw wrong and tried to right it . . . saw suffering and tried to heal it." And "Bad Bobby," the ruthless and manipulative bully of countless conspiracy...


Mao: The Real Story

by Alexander V. Pantsov & Steven I. Levine Simon & Schuster (October 02, 2012)

This major new biography of Mao uses extensive Russian documents previously unavailable to biographers to reveal surprising details about Mao’s rise to power and his leadership in China.

Mao Zedong was one...


Every Day Is Extra

by John Kerry Simon & Schuster (September 04, 2018)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

John Kerry tells the story of his remarkable American life—from son of a diplomat to decorated Vietnam veteran, five-term United States senator, 2004 Democratic presidential nominee,...


The Restless Wave

by John McCain & Mark Salter Simon & Schuster (May 22, 2018)

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“History matters to McCain, and for him America is and was about its promise. The book is his farewell address, a mixture of the personal and the political. ‘I have loved my life,’...


Eunice

by Eileen McNamara Simon & Schuster (April 03, 2018)

In this “revelation” of a biography (USA TODAY), a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist examines the life and times of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, arguing she left behind the Kennedy family’s most profound...


The Age of Eisenhower

by William I Hitchcock Simon & Schuster (March 20, 2018)

A New York Times bestseller, this is the “outstanding” (The Atlantic), insightful, and authoritative account of Dwight Eisenhower’s presidency.

Drawing on newly declassified documents and thousands of pages...


What Kind of Nation

by James F. Simon Simon & Schuster (February 21, 2012)

What Kind of Nation is a riveting account of the bitter and protracted struggle between two titans of the early republic over the power of the presidency and the independence of the judiciary.

The clash between...


The Wise Men

by Walter Isaacson & Evan Thomas Simon & Schuster (February 28, 2012)

A captivating blend of personal biography and public drama, The Wise Men introduces the original best and brightest, leaders whose outsized personalities and actions brought order to postwar chaos: Averell Harriman,...


Madame President

by Helene Cooper Simon & Schuster (March 07, 2017)

BEST BOOKS of 2017 SELECTION by * THE WASHINGTON POST * NEW YORK POST *

The harrowing, but triumphant story of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, leader of the Liberian women’s movement, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize,...


White House Ghosts

by Robert Schlesinger Simon & Schuster (April 15, 2008)

In White House Ghosts, veteran Washington reporter Robert Schlesinger opens a fresh and revealing window on the modern presidency from FDR to George W. Bush. This is the first book to examine a crucial and often...


The Secret Man

by Bob Woodward Simon & Schuster (July 06, 2005)

In Washington, D.C., where little stays secret for long, the identity of Deep Throat -- the mysterious source who helped Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein break open the Watergate scandal in 1972 -- remained hidden...


The Summer of 1787

by David O. Stewart Simon & Schuster (April 10, 2007)

The Summer of 1787 takes us into the sweltering room in which the founding fathers struggled for four months to produce the Constitution: the flawed but enduring document that would define the nation—then...


Michelle

by Liza Mundy Simon & Schuster (October 07, 2008)

She can be funny and sharp-tongued, warm and blunt, empathic and demanding. Who is the woman Barack Obama calls "the boss"? In Michelle, Washington Post writer Liza Mundy paints a revealing and intimate portrait,...


Fair Game

by Valerie Plame Wilson Simon & Schuster (October 22, 2007)

On July 6, 2003, four months after the United States invaded Iraq, former ambassador Joseph Wilson's now historic op-ed, "What I Didn't Find in Africa," appeared in The New York Times. A week later, conservative...


Prisoner of the State

by Zhao Ziyang, Renee Chiang, Bao Pu & Adi Ignatius et al. Simon & Schuster (May 19, 2009)

Premier Zhao Ziyang reveals the secret workings of China's government behind the Tiananmen massacre—and why he was deposed for trying to stop it.

Prisoner of the State is the story of Premier Zhao Ziyang, the...


Jesse

by Marshall Frady Simon & Schuster (November 28, 2006)

The definitive biography of one of the most complex public figuresof 20th century America.

A native South Carolinian, Marshall Frady was a journalist for over twenty-five years, writing principally on political...


You Can Lead a Politician to Water, But You Can't Make Him Think

by Kinky Friedman Simon & Schuster (October 02, 2007)

And Kinky Said Unto the People: Why the Hell Not?

So the good people of Texas weren't able to get the Kinkster into the Governor's Mansion in 2006. It was a solid race, and he fought the good fight. Getting...


Basic Brown

by Willie L. Brown Simon & Schuster (February 05, 2008)

To The Washington Post, he's "The Last Political Showman of the 20th Century."

Bill Clinton has called him "the real Slick Willie."

Ronald Reagan's secretary of state George Shultz called this famously liberal...


An Amazing Adventure

by Joseph I. Lieberman, Hadassah Lieberman & Sarah Crichton Simon & Schuster (January 17, 2003)

An Amazing Adventure is a groundbreaking memoir, the personal recollections of Senator Joe Lieberman and his wife, Hadassah, of their 2000 vice presidential campaign. There has never been such a frank account...


American Connections

by James Burke Simon & Schuster (July 03, 2007)

Using the unique approach that he has employed in his previous books, author, columnist, and television commentator James Burke shows us our connections to the fifty-six men who signed the Declaration of Independence....


Feingold

by Sanford D. Horwitt Simon & Schuster (July 24, 2007)

Russ Feingold is a rarity in American politics. A staunch civil libertarian, he was the only member of the U.S. Senate who voted against the ill-conceived USA Patriot Act that was rushed through Congress in...


Billy Graham

by Marshall Frady Simon & Schuster (November 28, 2006)

Marshall Frady's epic biography of Billy Graham, the world’s best-known Christian evangelist and America’s pastor.

With unparalleled access to Billy Graham and his family and associates, Frady presents an...


Pillar of Fire

by Taylor Branch Simon & Schuster (April 16, 2007)

From Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch, the second part of his epic trilogy on the American Civil Rights Movement.

In the second volume of his three-part history, a monumental trilogy that began with...


No Excuses

by Robert Shrum Simon & Schuster (June 05, 2007)

He was named by The Atlantic Monthly as "the most sought-after strategist in the Democratic party." He was targeted by National Review as the Democratic Party's "poet goon." From his unique perspective, Robert...


Benjamin Franklin

by Walter Isaacson Simon & Schuster (July 01, 2003)

In this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of Einstein and Steve Jobs, shows how the most fascinating of America's founders helped define our national character....


The Rise of Marco Rubio

by Manuel Roig-Franzia Simon & Schuster (June 19, 2012)

SENATOR MARCO RUBIO has been called the Michael Jordan of Republican politics and a crown prince of the Tea Party. He is a political figure who inspires fierce passions among his supporters—and his detractors....


A Good Life

by Ben Bradlee Simon & Schuster (May 31, 2011)

This is the witty, candid story of a daring young man who made his own way to the heights of American journalism and public life, of the great adventure that took him at only twenty years old straight from Harvard...


Parting the Waters

Pulitzer Prize for History 1989, Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest 1989, National Book Critics Circle Award for General Non-fiction 1988

by Taylor Branch Simon & Schuster (April 16, 2007)

In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement.

Hailed as the most masterful story ever told of the American...


President Nixon

by Richard Reeves Simon & Schuster (November 13, 2001)

Who was Richard Nixon? The most amazing thing about the man was not what he did as president, but that he became president. In President Nixon, Richard Reeves has used thousands of new interviews and recently...


At Canaan's Edge

by Taylor Branch Simon & Schuster (January 10, 2006)

At Canaan's Edge concludes America in the King Years, a three-volume history that will endure as a masterpiece of storytelling on American race, violence, and democracy. Pulitzer Prize-winner and bestselling...


Bush

by Jean Edward Smith Simon & Schuster (July 05, 2016)

Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year

Distinguished presidential biographer Jean Edward Smith offers a “comprehensive and compelling” (The New York Times) life of George W. Bush, showing how...


Security Mom

by Juliette Kayyem Simon & Schuster (April 05, 2016)

In “a lively debut…[with] plenty of enthusiastic ‘can-do’ advice” (Publishers Weekly), a Homeland Security advisor and a Pulitzer Prize–nominated columnist—and mother of three—delivers a timely...


Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit

by Chris Matthews Simon & Schuster (October 31, 2017)

In Chris Matthews’s New York Times bestselling portrait of Robert F. Kennedy, “Readers witness the evolution of Kennedy’s soul. Through tragedy after tragedy we find the man humanized” (Associated Press)....


Plenty Ladylike

by Claire McCaskill & Terry Ganey Simon & Schuster (August 11, 2015)

The senator from Missouri shares her “straightforward, plainspoken, and at once deeply personal and thoroughly political” (Publishers Weekly) story of embracing her ambition, surviving sexism, making a family,...


The Speechwriter: A Brief Education in Politics

by Barton Swaim Simon & Schuster (July 14, 2015)

Barton Swaim was struggling to find an academic job—he’d recently received a PhD in English—when he sent his resume to Mark Sanford, the conservative and controversial governor of South Carolina. He thought...


The Negotiator

by George J. Mitchell Simon & Schuster (May 05, 2015)

Compelling, poignant, enlightening stories from former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell about growing up in Maine, his years in the Senate, working to bring peace to Northern Ireland and the Middle East,...