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Off the Record

by Madeline Westerhout Center Street (August 11, 2020)

Madeleine Westerhout, the former "gatekeeper" of the Trump White House, writes about her relationship with the president, and tells the story of the terrible mistake that led to her losing her job.

From the first...


Lying in State

by Eric Alterman Basic Books (August 11, 2020)

This definitive history of presidential lying reveals how our standards for truthfulness have eroded -- and why Trump's lies are especially dangerous.

If there's one thing we know about Donald Trump, it's that...


The Grifters' Club

by Sarah Blaskey, Nicholas Nehamas, Caitlin Ostroff & Jay Weaver Public Affairs (August 04, 2020)

An astonishing look inside the gilded gates of Mar-a-Lago, the palatial resort where President Trump conducts government business with little regard for ethics, security, or even the law

Donald Trump's opulent...


Red November

by Joel B. Pollak Center Street (July 14, 2020)

A conservative journalist goes behind enemy lines to cover the 2020 Democratic primaries from the inside.

Already, the 2020 primaries are shaping up to be the most extreme in the history of the United States....


The Best People

by Alexander Nazaryan & Robert Fass Hachette Books (June 18, 2019)

An in-depth examination of the Trump Cabinet, revealing how, behind the headline-making graft and gaffes, Cabinet secretaries are transforming government, tossing aside tradition, expertise, and norms, with...


The Price of Greatness

by Jay Cost & Dan Woren Hachette Book Group (June 05, 2018)

An incisive account of the tumultuous relationship between Alexander Hamilton and James Madison and of the origins of our wealthy yet highly unequal nation.

In the history of American politics there are few stories...


Trump's America

by Newt Gingrich & Éric Martin Hachette Book Group (June 05, 2018)

No one understands the Make America Great Again effort with more insight and more experience than former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich.

Gingrich helped President Ronald Reagan "Make America Great Again"...


The US Armed Forces Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Survival Manual

by Dick Couch & Brian Troxell Hachette Book Group (March 20, 2018)

In an era of geopolitical instability, terrorism, and the threat of a North Korean missile attack, military experts teach you how to survive the worst-case scenarios we all dread

If a dirty bomb explodes three...


Trump's War

by Michael Savage & Holden Still Hachette Book Group (March 14, 2017)

The wall, taxes, tariffs, deportations, Obamacare, guns, military strength, schools, abortion, religion--what will the new president do?

The "Godfather of Trumpmania," Michael Savage, examines the initial appointments,...


Obama's Legacy

by Michael I. Days & Ron Butler Hachette Book Group (September 13, 2016)

As President Obama's time in the White House draws to a close, this celebratory book documents his transformative accomplishments.

Evidence indicates President Barack Obama has been tremendously successful and...


Dealing with China

by Henry M. Paulson & Kevin Stillwell Hachette Book Group (April 14, 2015)

Hank Paulson, the former United States treasury secretary and CEO of Goldman Sachs, takes the reader behind closed doors to witness the creation and evolution of China's state-controlled capitalism.

When Hu Jintao,...


A Short History of Russia

by Mark Galeotti Harlequin Audio (July 07, 2020)

A Library Journal 2020 Title to Watch

Russia's epic and dramatic history told in an accessible, lively and short form, from Ivan the Terrible to Vladimir Putin via Catherine the Great, the Russian Revolution...


Hatemonger

by Jean Guerrero & Frankie Corzo HarperAudio (August 11, 2020)

"A vital book for understanding the still-unfolding nightmare of nationalism and racism in the 21st century." -Francisco Cantu, author of The Line Becomes a River

Stephen Miller is one of the most influential...


F*ck Silence

by Joe Walsh HarperAudio (February 18, 2020)

Donald Trump is the exact threat our Founding Fathers feared.

Joe Walsh is as rock-ribbed a conservative as they come. But he believes that no right-wing policy victory is worth the loss of our very democracy....


Thank You For Voting

by Erin Geiger Smith & Lisa Cordileone HarperAudio (June 23, 2020)

In this concise, lively look at the past, present, and future of voting, a journalist examines the long and continuing fight for voting equality, why so few Americans today vote, and innovative ways to educate...


The Madman Theory

by Jim Sciutto HarperAudio (August 11, 2020)

From praising dictators to alienating allies, Trump has made chaos his calling card. Has his strategy caused more problems than it solved?Richard Nixon tried it first. Hoping to make communist bloc countries...


Trumpocalypse

by David Frum HarperAudio (May 26, 2020)

"I don't take responsibility at all." Those words of Donald Trump at a March 13, 2020, press conference are likely to be history's epitaph on his presidency.

A huge swath of Americans have put their faith in...


My Vanishing Country

by Bakari Sellers HarperAudio (May 19, 2020)

What J. D. Vance did for Appalachia with Hillbilly Elegy, CNN analyst  and one of the youngest state representatives in South Carolina history Bakari Sellers does for the rural South, in this important book...


Profiles in Corruption

by Peter Schweizer & Charles Constant HarperAudio (January 21, 2020)

Washington insiders operate by a proven credo: when a Peter Schweizer book drops, duck and brace for impact. 

For over a decade, the work of five-time New York Times bestselling investigative reporter Peter...


Hostile Takeover

by Matt Kibbe & George Newbern HarperAudio (June 19, 2012)

"My friend Matt Kibbe uniquely understands what the Tea Party movement is really all about, where it's going, and why it's happening now."

--Glenn Beck

Matt Kibbe, the high-profile leader of FreedomWorks--which...


The Smear

by Sharyl Attkisson HarperAudio (June 27, 2017)

Ever wonder how politics turned into a take-no-prisoners blood sport? The New York Times bestselling author of Stonewalled pulls back the curtain on the shady world of opposition research and reveals the dirty...


Clinton Cash

by Peter Schweizer & Walter Dixon HarperAudio (May 05, 2015)

The definitive takedown by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Secret Empires.

In 2000, Bill and Hillary Clinton owed millions of dollars in legal debt. Since then, they've earned over $230 million....


Tour of Duty

by Douglas Brinkley HarperAudio (January 27, 2004)

One of our most acclaimed historians explores the decorated military service of one of America's most intriguing politicians--the leading Democratic presidential candidate for 2004--and its profound effects...


Postgate

by John O'Connor & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (February 04, 2020)

Deep Throat's lawyer discovers the Washington Post betrayed his client--while covering up the real truth about the Watergate scandal.

The conventional wisdom of Watergate is turned on its head by Postgate, revealing...


Power Grab

by Christopher C. Horner & Jim Meskimen Blackstone Publishing (April 19, 2010)

No matter how President Obama spins his proposed government policies, they all amount to the same thing: a power grab.

In his new book, Power Grab, bestselling author Christopher Horner shows how President Obama...


The Brothers

by Stephen Kinzer & David Cochran Heath Blackstone Publishing (October 01, 2013)

A joint biography ofJohn Foster Dulles and Allen Dulles, who led the United States into an unseenwar that decisively shaped today's world

During the 1950s, when the Cold War was at its peak, twoimmensely powerful...


Fool Me Twice

by Aaron Klein, Brenda J. Elliott & Mike Chamberlain Blackstone Publishing (August 14, 2012)

This game-changing book reveals the blueprint for a secondterm that President Obama and his progressive backers don't want you to know. Monthsof painstaking research into thousands of documents have enabled...


Progress

by Johan Norberg & Derek Perkins Blackstone Publishing (July 01, 2017)

From an examination of official data from such institutions as the United Nations, the World Bank, and the World Health Organization, Cato Institute Senior Fellow Johan Norberg paints a portrait of a better...


The Book on Bush

by Eric Alterman, Mark Green & Nick Sullivan Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2006)

Not since Richard Nixon's heyday has there been a more controversial president capable of polarizing public opinion than George W. Bush. From his arrival in office through what many still regard as one of the...


Political Suicide

by Erin McHugh & Lisa Flanagan Blackstone Publishing (April 25, 2016)

A collection of entertaining and cautionary tales of political missteps in American history, from the birth of the nation through the present day

Just in time for the presidential election of 2016 comes Political...


The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Presidents, Part 1

by Larry Schweikart & John McLain Blackstone Publishing (January 09, 2017)

Back by popular demand, the bestselling Politically Incorrect Guides provide an unvarnished, unapologetic overview of the topics every American needs to know. The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Presidents,...


Off Script

by Josh King Blackstone Publishing (April 26, 2016)

From a former White House presidential events production director comes an illuminating journey through the most catastrophic scenes of political stagecraft since the "Age of Optics" in 1988.

The responsibility...


The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder

by Vincent Bugliosi & Marc Cashman Blackstone Publishing (September 01, 2008)

Bestselling author Vincent Bugliosi has written the most important and thought-provoking book of his prolific career. In a meticulously researched and clearly presented legal case that puts George W. Bush on...


The Text of the United States Constitution

by George H. Smith, Walter Cronkite, a full cast & Ralph Childs et al. Knowledge Products (January 01, 2007)

The United States Constitution established both a strong central power and protected states' rights. But to say that something is of two parts is not to say that the parts are equal. Advocates of state sovereignty...


Compassionate Conservatism

by Marvin Olasky & Jeff Riggenbach Blackstone Publishing (February 28, 2011)

Compassionate conservatism is a new political force in the land, sweeping the grassroots of people of all faiths, races, and ethnicities. In its parts it offers solutions to many of our most intractable problems;...


Unlimited Access

by Gary Aldrich & Jeff Riggenbach Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2007)

As one of two FBI agents posted at the White House to perform background checks on appointees, FBI Special Agent Gary Aldrich intended to close his eventful career in peace and dignity. But what he witnessed...


America's Secret War

by George Friedman & Brian Emerson Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2004)

Dubbed by Barron’s as “The Shadow CIA,” Stratfor is one of the world’s most respected private global intelligence firms with an unmatched ability to provide clear perspective on the current geopolitical...


A Time to Build

by Yuval Levin & Ford Enlow Basic Books (January 21, 2020)

A leading conservative intellectual argues that to renew America we must recommit to our institutions

Americans are living through a social crisis. Our politics is polarized and bitterly divided. Culture wars...


Inside Trump's White House

by Doug Wead & Les Connery Center Street (November 26, 2019)

After dozens of books and articles by anonymous sources, here is finally a history of the Trump White House with the President and his staff talking openly, on the record.

In Inside Trump's White House, Doug...


Whistleblowers

by Allison Stanger & Kate Mulligan Blackstone Publishing (December 24, 2019)

A magisterial exploration of whistleblowing in America, from the Revolutionary War to the Trump era

Misconduct by those in high places is always dangerous to reveal. Whistleblowers thus face conflicting impulses:...


Pennsylvania Avenue

by John Harwood, Gerald F. Seib & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (May 13, 2008)

With keen inside analysis and great stories drawn from astonishing access to Washington’s key players, Pennsylvania Avenue takes us behind the scenes to show what really happens on the first street in America...


No Higher Power

by Phyllis Schlafly, George Neumayr & Dianna Dorman Blackstone Publishing (July 23, 2012)

The Obama administration's overreaching and pervasive secularist policies represent the greatest government-directed assault on religious freedom in American history. So argues conservative movement leader Phyllis...


The Real Watergate Scandal

by Geoff Shepard & Chris Abell Blackstone Publishing (October 22, 2019)

An aging judge about to step down. Aggressive prosecutors friendly with the judge. A disgraced president. A nation that had already made up its mind. The Watergate trials were a legal mess--and now, with the...


MoveOn's Fifty Ways to Love Your Country

by MoveOn.org, Peter Schurman, Joan Blades & Al Gore et al. Blackstone Publishing (January 23, 2018)

In their own words and their own voices, these contributors prove that ordinary citizens can make a difference. They offer practical resources to turn inspiration into action. From effective online petitions...


No Is Not Enough

by Naomi Klein & Brit Marling Blackstone Publishing (June 13, 2017)

A road map to resistance in the Trump era from internationally acclaimed journalist, activist, and bestselling author Naomi Klein...

"This book is a toolkit to help understand how we arrived at this surreal political...


What Was Liberalism?

by James Traub & L. J. Ganser Basic Books (September 24, 2019)

A sweeping history of liberalism, from its earliest origins to its imperiled present and uncertain future

Donald Trump is the first American president to regard liberal values with open contempt. He has company:...


Leadership and Crisis

by Bobby Jindal, Sean Runnette, Peter Schweizer & Curt Anderson Blackstone Publishing (November 15, 2010)

From day one of the BP oil spill, Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal acted as a leader in a crisis should: quickly and decisively--providing a stark contrast to President Obama, who dithered and bogged down the...


All the President's Women

by Barry Levine, Monique El-Faizy & Molly Parker Myers Hachette Books (October 22, 2019)

With groundbreaking interviews, behind-the-scenes reporting, and never-before-seen photos, All the President's Women records 43 new allegations of sexual misconduct against President Trump.During his 2016 presidential...


Our One Common Country

by James B. Conroy & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (January 07, 2014)

Our One Common Country explores the most criticalmeeting of the Civil War. Given short shrift or overlooked by many historians,the Hampton Roads Conference of 1865 was a crucial turning point in the Warbetween...


American Panic

by Mark Stein & David Drummond Blackstone Publishing (May 20, 2014)

What political panics--from the Salem witch trials to the TeaParty--can tell us about our modern society

In American Panic, New York Times bestselling author Mark Stein traces thehistory and consequences of American...