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Inside the NRA

by Joshua L. Powell Twelve (September 07, 2020)

A shocking exposé of rampant, decades-long incompetence at the National Rifle Association, as told by a former member of its senior leadership.

Joshua L. Powell is the NRA--a lifelong gun advocate, in 2016,...


October Surprise

by Devlin Barrett PublicAffairs (September 21, 2020)

The 2016 Election, which altered American political history, was not decided by the Russians or in Ukraine or by Steve Bannon. The event that broke Hillary's blue wall in the Midwest and swung Florida and North...


Ideology Over Economics

by John Loxley Fernwood Publishing (August 25, 2020)

Public private partnerships in which the private sector takes on roles previously carried out by the public sector have been heavily promoted in the provision of infrastructure throughout the world, but especially...


A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear

by Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling PublicAffairs (September 14, 2020)

A tiny American town's plans for radical self-government overlooked one hairy detail: no one told the bears.

Once upon a time, a group of libertarians got together and hatched the Free Town Project, a plan to...


Stakes Is High

by Mychal Denzel Smith Bold Type Books (September 14, 2020)

Brave, clear-eyed, and passionate, Stakes Is High is the book we need to guide us past crisis mode and through an uncertain future.

The events of the past decade have forced us to reckon with who we are and who...


Proof of Corruption

by Seth Abramson St. Martin's Press (September 07, 2020)

In the third volume of his Proof series, New York Times bestselling author Seth Abramson takes readers on a deep dive into the Ukraine scandal, revealing it to be more sinister, complex, and transnational than...


Republic of Wrath

by James A. Morone Basic Books (September 07, 2020)

A prize-winning political scientist untangles the deep roots of tribalism in America.

American politics seems to be in an unprecedented uproar. But in this revelatory work of political history, James A. Morone...


Worked Over

by Jamie K McCallum Basic Books (September 07, 2020)

An award-winning sociologist reveals the unexpected link between overwork and inequality.

Most Americans work too long and too hard, while others lack consistency in their hours and schedules. Work hours declined...


Power and the People

by Alev Scott Pegasus Books (September 01, 2020)

Democracy was born in Athens. From the city's founding myths to its golden age and chaotic downfall, this timely and well-informed political history is rich with lessons for contemporary America.

Why did vital...


Morality

by Jonathan Sacks Basic Books (August 31, 2020)

A distinguished religious leader's stirring case for reconstructing a shared framework of virtues and values.

With liberal democracy embattled, public discourse grown toxic, family life breaking down, and drug...


A User's Guide to Democracy

by Nick Capodice, Hannah McCarthy & Tom Toro Celadon Books (September 07, 2020)

From Nick Capodice & Hannah McCarthy, the hosts of New Hampshire Public Radio's Civics 101, and New Yorker cartoonist Tom Toro, A User's Guide to Democracy is a lively crash course in everything you should know...


Trump on Trial

by Kevin Sullivan & Mary Jordan Scribner (August 25, 2020)

A compelling and masterful account, based on fresh reporting, of the investigation, impeachment, and acquittal of President Donald Trump, a ferocious political drama that challenged American democracy itself....


Hoax

by Brian Stelter Atria/One Signal Publishers (August 25, 2020)

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“A thorough and damning exploration of the incestuous relationship between Trump and his favorite channel.” --The New York Times

“A Rosetta Stone for stuff about this...


The Stakes

by Michael Anton Regnery Publishing (September 01, 2020)

Two months before the 2016 presidential election, an anonymously published essay titled "The Flight 93 Election" rallied conservatives to "charge the cockpit" by voting for Trump. Michael Anton, the author...


Obsession

by Byron York Regnery Publishing (September 08, 2020)

“An electric page-turner that reads like a thriller.” — MOLLIE HEMINGWAY

“No prominent journalist covered the story as completely as Byron York. Obsession . . . is a definitive history and a cautionary...


In Defense of Looting

by Vicky Osterweil Bold Type Books (August 24, 2020)

A fresh argument for rioting and looting as our most powerful tools for dismantling white supremacy.

Looting -- a crowd of people publicly, openly, and directly seizing goods -- is one of the more extreme actions...


Head, Hand, Heart

by David Goodhart Free Press (September 08, 2020)

A TIMELY AND PROVOCATIVE ARGUMENT FROM LEADING POLITICAL ANALYST DAVID GOODHART ABOUT THE SEVERELY IMBALANCED DISTRIBUTION OF STATUS AND WORK IN WESTERN SOCIETIES.

The coronavirus pandemic revealed what we ought...


La guía de Bernie Sanders para la revolución política

by Bernie Sanders Square Fish (August 24, 2020)

En este libro preciso y descarnado, Bernie Sanders, un político estadounidense de larga trayectoria progresista y senador independiente autodefinido como "socialista democrático," traza un diagnóstico de...


Abuse and Power

by Carter Page Regnery Publishing (August 25, 2020)

The chickens are coming home to roost for the corrupt officials, mainstream media, and Democratic operatives who ruined the life of an innocent American in an attempt to subvert our democracy.

Carter Page, the...


Firebrand

by Congressman Matt Gaetz Bombardier Books (September 22, 2020)

In a scathingly funny account of his time in the Washington swamp, Florida firebrand Matt Gaetz, one of President Trump’s key supporters in Congress, gleefully skewers the enemies of the MAGA revolution and...


Leopard 2

by David Grummitt Pen and Sword Military (August 30, 2020)

When the Leopard 2, a third-generation main battle tank, first entered service with the Bundeswehr in 1979, at the height of the Cold War, it was indisputably the most advanced and potent tank in the world....


Hidden Hand

by Clive Hamilton & Mareike Ohlberg Oneworld Publications (September 03, 2020)

The Chinese Communist Party is determined to reshape the world in its image. The party is not interested in democracy. It sees only a bitter ideological struggle with the West, dividing the world into those...


Fake President

by Mark Green & Ralph Nader Skyhorse (September 22, 2020)

"Read Fake President….This book can help us replace Trump with truth."

—Gloria Steinem

"Terrific new book. Fake President informs as it entertains." 

--Laurence Tribe

An incisive, witty roadmap into the...


Dick Gregory's Political Primer

by Dick Gregory & James R. McGraw Amistad (September 15, 2020)

A unique and timeless guide to American government and its electoral process—as relevant today as when it was first published in 1972—from the voice of black consciousness, cultural icon Dick Gregory, the...


The Trump Century

by Lou Dobbs Broadside e-books (September 22, 2020)

How did Donald Trump almost single-handedly reverse America’s decline?

As the 21st Century began, the world’s only superpower was economically adrift, policing the world at the expense of American lives and...


We Have Been Harmonized

by Kai Strittmatter Custom House (September 01, 2020)

“A remarkable book. … The more one reads, the more pressing one conclusion becomes: almost everything we thought we knew about contemporary China is wrong.” —The Observer, “Book of the Week”

Hailed...


The Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech in America

by Ellis Cose Amistad (September 15, 2020)

The critically acclaimed journalist and bestselling author of The Rage of a Privileged Class explores one of the most essential rights in America—free speech—and reveals how it is crumbling under the combined...


We're Better Than This

by James Dale, Elijah Cummings & Maya Rockeymoore Cummings Harper (September 22, 2020)

With a foreword by Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings was known for saying “We’re better than this.”

He said it in Baltimore, a city on the verge of explosion over police treatment...


The Spymasters

by Chris Whipple Scribner (September 15, 2020)

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Gatekeepers, a remarkable, behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to run the world’s most powerful intelligence agency, and how the CIA is often a crucial...