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The Trouble with Africa

by Robert Calderisi St. Martin's Press (December 23, 2014)

After years of frustration at the stifling atmosphere of political correctness surrounding discussions of Africa, long time World Bank official Robert Calderisi speaks out. He boldly reveals how most of Africa's...

Cheating Our Kids

by Joe Williams St. Martin's Press (December 09, 2014)

Journalist Joe Williams shows how parents can use consumer power to put children first, shining light on the special interests controlling our schools, where politics and pork infuse everything and our children's...

Recasting India

by Hindol Sengupta St. Martin's Press (November 18, 2014)

Twenty years after India opened its economy, it faces severe economic problems, including staggering income inequality. A third of its citizens still lack adequate food, education, and basic medical services,...

Meltdown in Tibet

by Michael Buckley St. Martin's Press (November 11, 2014)

Tibetans have experienced waves of genocide since the 1950s. Now they are facing ecocide. The Himalayan snowcaps are in meltdown mode, due to climate change—accelerated by a rain of black soot from massive...

Political Mercenaries

by Lindsay Mark Lewis & Jim Arkedis St. Martin's Press (October 21, 2014)

When Bill Clinton defeated George H.W. Bush in 1992, their campaigns spent a total of $192 million—combined! In 2012, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney spent over $7 billion, including outside funding from superPACs—nearly...

The End of Greatness

by Aaron David Miller St. Martin's Press (October 07, 2014)

The Presidency has always been an implausible—some might even say an impossible—job. Part of the problem is that the challenges of the presidency and the expectations Americans have for their presidents...

While America Sleeps

by Donald Kagan & Frederick W. Kagan St. Martin's Press (September 30, 2014)

In While England Slept Winston Churchill revealed in 1938 how the inadequacy of Britain's military forces to cope with worldwide responsibilities in a peaceful but tense era crippled its ability to deter or...

The Future, Declassified

by Mathew Burrows St. Martin's Press (September 09, 2014)

Twenty-five years ago when Mathew Burrows went to work for the CIA as an intelligence analyst, the world seemed frozen. Then came the fall of the Berlin Wall and the implosion of the Soviet Union; suddenly,...

The New Cold War

by Edward Lucas St. Martin's Press (July 29, 2014)

The first edition of The New Cold War was published to great critical acclaim. Edward Lucas has established himself as a top expert in the field, appearing on numerous programs, including Lou Dobbs, MSNBC, NBC...

The Inevitable City

by Betsy Seifter, Scott Cowen & Walter Isaacson St. Martin's Press (June 10, 2014)

After seven years of service as the president of Tulane University, Scott Cowen watched the devastation of his beloved New Orleans at the hands of Hurricane Katrina. When federal, state, and city officials couldn't...

Love and Death in Kathmandu

by Amy Willesee & Mark Whittaker St. Martin's Press (May 27, 2014)

On June 1, 2001, the heir to the Nepalese throne, Crown Prince Dipendra, donned military fatigues, armed himself with automatic weapons, walked in on a quiet family gathering, and, without a word, mowed his...

American Panic

by Mark Stein St. Martin's Press (May 20, 2014)

In American Panic , New York Times bestselling author Mark Stein traces the history and consequences of American political panics through the years. Virtually every American, on one level or another, falls victim...

Border Insecurity

by Sylvia Longmire St. Martin's Press (April 22, 2014)

When confronted with the challenges of border security and illegal immigration, government officials are fond of saying that our borders have never been as safe and secure as they are now. But ranchers in the...

The Real Crash

by Peter D. Schiff St. Martin's Press (April 08, 2014)

You might be thinking everything's okay: the stock market is on the rise, jobs are growing, the worst of it is over.

You'd be wrong.

In The Real Crash, New York Times bestselling author Peter D. Schiff argues...

The View from the Vysotka

by Anne Nivat & Frances E. Forte St. Martin's Press (March 11, 2014)

Completed shortly before Joseph Stalin's death in 1953, the vysotkii, or "sky houses," still dominate the Moscow skyline today. Seven in all, they were the Soviet answer to the American skyscraper, transforming...

Defending Israel

by Martin Van Creveld St. Martin's Press (March 11, 2014)

Israel is a tiny country. From tip to toe, it stretches 260 miles long but is only 60 miles at its widest point. Since the days of the British mandate, the question of "defensible borders" for the Jewish state...

Hunting Down Saddam

by Robin Moore St. Martin's Press (March 04, 2014)

This authoritative and gripping narrative plunges the American public into the real and personal story of the United States forces in Iraq, and their successful maneuvers in capturing one of the most vicious...

In Bed with Wall Street

by Larry Doyle St. Martin's Press (January 07, 2014)

The Wall Street meltdown in 2008 brought the country to its knees, and spawned nationwide protests against the lack of regulation and oversight facing Wall Street. But the average American still fails to fully...

The New Democrats and the Return to Power

by Al From, Alice McKeon & Bill Clinton St. Martin's Press (December 03, 2013)

After Barack Obama's solid win in the 2012 election, it's easy to forget that there was a time, not long ago, when the Democrats were shut out of power for over a decade. But Al From remembers. In 1984, he led...

American Statecraft

by J. Robert Moskin St. Martin's Press (November 19, 2013)

This magisterial work on American diplomacy by a veteran journalist and historian is the first complete history of the U.S. Foreign Service

American Statecraft is a fascinating and comprehensive look at the unsung...

Let Freedom Ring

by Kitty Kelley St. Martin's Press (August 13, 2013)

A bestselling author and legendary photographer present an illuminating look at a pivotal moment in our nation's history: The March on Washington

Despite the heat and humidity, people came in droves from across...

Battle for Ground Zero

by Elizabeth Greenspan St. Martin's Press (August 20, 2013)

In the aftermath of 9/11, Americans came together in a way not seen for a generation, pledging unity to rebuild after the horrific loss of the Twin Towers. People were signing up to go to war; rescue workers...

The Death of the Grown-Up

by Diana West St. Martin's Press (September 16, 2008)

Diana West sees a US filled with middle-age guys playing air guitar and thinks "No wonder we can't stop Islamic terrorism." She sees Moms Who Mosh and wonders "Is there a single adult left anywhere?" But, the...

The Myth of Martyrdom

by Adam Lankford St. Martin's Press (January 22, 2013)

A startling look at the deepest, darkest secrets that terrorists pray you'll never know

For decades, experts from the most powerful governments and prestigious universities around the world have told us that...

The U.S. Senate

by Tom Daschle & Charles Robbins St. Martin's Press (January 22, 2013)

The second entry in the civics series clearly and concisely explains how the United States Senate works.

The U.S. Senate is the second book in the Fundamentals of American Government civics series, exploring...

Learning to Change the World

by Charles Kane, Walter Bender, Jody Cornish & Neal Donahue St. Martin's Press (December 11, 2012)

UNESCO estimates that eleven percent of primary school–age children—seventy-two million worldwide—are not enrolled in or attending school. Children who do attend may find themselves in schools that lack...

Israel: The Will to Prevail

by Danny Danon St. Martin's Press (September 04, 2012)

Danny Danon has been a vocal opponent of disengaging in the Gaza Strip and West bank, and transforming the stalemate "two state/one state" dialogue to include regional partners, at times standing in direct opposition...


by Eric Deggans St. Martin's Press (October 30, 2012)

Gone is the era of Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite, when news programs fought to gain the trust and respect of a wide spectrum of American viewers. Today, the fastest-growing news programs and media platforms...

Killing the American Dream

by Pilar Marrero St. Martin's Press (October 02, 2012)

As the US deports record numbers of illegal immigrants and local and state governments scramble to pass laws resembling dystopian police states where anyone can be questioned and neighbors are encouraged to...

Free Market Revolution

by Yaron Brook & Don Watkins St. Martin's Press (September 18, 2012)


A look at how our current crises are caused by too much government, and how Ayn Rand's bold defense of free markets can help us change course.

The rise of the Tea Party and the 2010 election...

Independents Rising

by Jacqueline S. Salit St. Martin's Press (August 07, 2012)

A revealing look at how independent voters have been upending the political establishment for thirty years – and how they'll decide the future of American politics.

In a political system where two parties reign...

Nonbeliever Nation

by David Niose St. Martin's Press (July 17, 2012)

A new group of Americans is challenging the reign of the Religious Right

Today, nearly one in five Americans are nonbelievers - a rapidly growing group at a time when traditional Christian churches are dwindling...

The Favored Daughter

by Fawzia Koofi & Nadene Ghouri St. Martin's Press (January 03, 2012)

The nineteenth daughter of a local village leader in rural Afghanistan, Fawzia Koofi was left to die in the sun after birth by her mother. But she survived, and perseverance in the face of extreme hardship has...

Permanent Emergency

by Kip Hawley & Nathan Means St. Martin's Press (April 24, 2012)

Since 2001 the TSA has accepted responsibility for protecting over two million people a day at U.S. airports and managing transportation operations around the world. But how effective is this beleaguered agency,...

Obama and the Middle East

by Fawaz A. Gerges St. Martin's Press (May 22, 2012)

A hard-hitting assessment of Obama's current foreign policy and a sweeping look at the future of the Middle East

The 2011 Arab Spring upended the status quo in the Middle East and poses new challenges for the...

After the Arab Spring

by John R. Bradley St. Martin's Press (January 03, 2012)

From the author of the book that uniquely predicted the Egyptian revolution, a new message about the Middle East: everything we're told about the Arab Spring is wrong.

When popular revolutions erupted in Tunisia...

Selecting a President

by Eleanor Clift & Matthew Spieler St. Martin's Press (May 22, 2012)

The debut of a brand-new civics series for high school seniors and college freshmen, that clearly, concisely and cleverly explains how the United States elects its president

Selecting a President explains the...

Life Among the Cannibals

by Sen. Arlen Specter & Charles Robbins St. Martin's Press (March 27, 2012)

A revealing memoir of how Washington is changing---and not for the better

During a storied thirty-year career in the U.S. Senate, Arlen Specter rose to Judiciary Committee chairman, saved and defeated Supreme...

Ayn Rand Nation

by Gary Weiss St. Martin's Press (February 28, 2012)

Thirty years after her death in March 1982, Ayn Rand's ideas have never been more important. Unfettered capitalism, unregulated business, bare-bones government providing no social services, glorification of...

Defeating Dictators

by George B.N. Ayittey St. Martin's Press (November 08, 2011)

Despite billions of dollars of aid and the best efforts of the international community to improve economies and bolster democracy across Africa, violent dictatorships persist. As a result, millions have died,...

After the Fall

by Walter Laqueur St. Martin's Press (January 03, 2012)

A master historian takes us deep into the heart of Europe's current political and financial crisis

Walter Laqueur was one of the few experts who predicted Europe's current financial and political crisis when...

The Swing Vote

by Linda Killian St. Martin's Press (January 17, 2012)

As our country's politicians engage in bitter partisan battles, focused on protecting their own jobs but not on doing the nation's business, and political pundits shout louder and shriller to improve their ratings,...

When the Luck of the Irish Ran Out

by David J. J. Lynch St. Martin's Press (November 09, 2010)

Few countries have been as dramatically transformed in recent years as Ireland. Once a culturally repressed land shadowed by terrorism and on the brink of economic collapse, Ireland finally emerged in the late...

The New Reagan Revolution

by Jim Denney, Michael Reagan & Newt Gingrich St. Martin's Press (January 18, 2011)

"There are cynics who say that a party platform is something that no one bothers to read and it doesn't very often amount to much. Whether it is different this time than it has ever been before, I believe the...

Gringo Nightmare

by Eric Volz St. Martin's Press (April 27, 2010)

In the spirit of Midnight Express and Not Without My Daughter comes the harrowing true story of an American held in a Nicaraguan prison for a murder he didn't commit.

Eric Volz was in his late twenties in 2005...

Hamas vs. Fatah

by Jonathan Schanzer & Daniel Pipes St. Martin's Press (November 11, 2008)

In June 2007 civil war broke out in the Gaza Strip between two rival Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah. Western peace efforts in the region always focused on reconciling two opposing fronts: Israel and Palestine....

No Apology

by Mitt Romney St. Martin's Press (March 02, 2010)

The #1 New York Times bestseller about putting America back in the lead and building a better future from former US Presidential Candidate and 2018 Utah Senate Candidate.

In No Apology, Mitt Romney asserts that...

India Express

by Daniel Lak St. Martin's Press (September 02, 2008)

In evocative prose and with street-level reporting, Daniel Lak argues that India has become a global superpower because of its religion, caste, politics, and poverty, and not in spite of it. He looks presciently...

In Afghanistan

by David Loyn St. Martin's Press (June 23, 2009)

Afghanistan has been a strategic prize for foreign empires for more than 200 years. The British, Russians, and Americans have all fought across its beautiful and inhospitable terrain, in conflicts variously...

The New American Economy

by Bruce Bartlett St. Martin's Press (October 13, 2009)

As a domestic policy advisor to Ronald Reagan, Bruce Bartlett was one of the originators of Reaganomics, the supply-side economic theory that conservatives have clung to for decades. In The New American Economy...