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Presidential Ambition: Gaining Power At Any Cost

by Richard Shenkman HarperCollins e-books (May 31, 2011)

In this timely, illuminating, and often shocking book, Richard Shenkman reveals that it is not just recent presidents but all presidents who have been ambitious--and at times frighteningly so, willing to sacrifice...


Primetime Propaganda: The True Hollywood Story of How the Left Took Over Your TV

by Ben Shapiro HarperCollins e-books (May 31, 2011)

“Vitally important, devastatingly thorough, and shockingly revealing…. After reading Primetime Propaganda, you’ll never watch TV the same way again.”

—Mark Levin

Movie critic Michael Medved calls Ben...


The End of Anger: A New Generation's Take on Race and Rage

by Ellis Cose HarperCollins e-books (May 31, 2011)

“A tremendously important book—gracefully done, painfully perceptive…fearless in its honesty.”

—Jonathan Kozol, author of Savage Inequalities

“The most authoritative accounting I’ve seen of where...


Marriage Confidential: Love in the Post-Romantic Age

by Pamela Haag HarperCollins e-books (May 31, 2011)

“Inthis timely and thought-provoking analysis of modern coupledom, PamelaHaag& paints a vivid tableau of the ‘semi-happy’ couple. Written withwit and aplomb, this page turner will instigate an insurrection...


Among the Truthers: A Journey Through America's Growing Conspiracist Underground

by Jonathan Kay HarperCollins e-books (May 17, 2011)

From 9/11 conspiracy theorists and UFO obsessives tothe cult of Ayn Rand and Birthercrusaders, America is suffering from an explosion in post-rationalistideological movements. In Among the Truthers,journalist...


Scorpion Tongues New and Updated Edition: Gossip, Celebrity, And American Politics

by Gail Collins HarperCollins e-books (May 03, 2011)

From Thomas Jefferson to William Jefferson Clinton, Scorpion Tongues is a popular history of gossip in American politics. Complete with wickedly delightful anecdotes of major and minor politicians and entertainers...


Mavericks of the Sky: The First Daring Pilots of the U.S. Air Mail

by Barry Rosenberg & Catherine Macaulay HarperCollins e-books (May 03, 2011)

It was the pilots of the U.S. Air Mail service who made it possible for flight to evolve from an impractical and deadly fad to today's worldwide network of airlines. Nicknamed "The Suicide Club," this small...


Hollywood vs. America: Popular Culture And The War on Tradition

by Michael Medved HarperCollins e-books (April 12, 2011)

Why does our popular culture seem so consistently hostile to the values that most Americans hold dear? Why does the entertainment industry attack religion, glorify brutality, undermine the family, and deride...


Cry from the Deep: The Sinking of the Kursk, the Submarine Disaster That Riveted the World and Put the New Russia to the Ultimate Test

by Ramsey Flynn HarperCollins e-books (April 05, 2011)

A gripping account of the disastrous Russian submarine explosion that killed the entire crew, devastated the Russian people, and defined Vladimir Putin's post–Cold War regime.

What were Russian officials...


Remember Me: A Lively Tour of the American Way of Dea

by Lisa Takeuchi Cullen HarperCollins e-books (April 05, 2011)

In Remember Me, Time writer Lisa Takeuchi Cullen has created a humorous and poignant chronicle of her travels around the country to discover how Americans are reinventing the rites of dying. What she learned...


Heavy Storm and Gentle Breeze: A Memoir of China's Diplomacy

by Tang Jiaxuan HarperCollins e-books (April 12, 2011)

As China’s policy decisions become increasingly significant as a bellwether of global economics, one of the nation’s most prominent and long-serving diplomats comes forward to illuminate the powerful country’s...


Martin Scorsese Presents The Blues: A Musical Journey

by Peter Guralnick, Robert Santelli & Holly George-Warren HarperCollins e-books (April 19, 2011)

A companion to the groundbreaking PBS documentary series, this volume is a unique and timeless celebration of the blues, from writers and artists as esteemed and revered as the music that moved them.

Included...


Have Board, Will Travel: The Definitive History of Surf, Skate, and Snow

by Jamie Brisick HarperCollins e-books (April 05, 2011)

Whether on water, pavement, or fluffy white powder, the history of surfing,skateboarding, and snowboarding is a landscape filled with rugged personalities, exotic locales, wild innovation, and most of all the...


Revolt!: How to Defeat Obama and Repeal His Socialist Programs

by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann HarperCollins e-books (March 01, 2011)

Revolt! is a battle cry for the newly elected Republican majority from the New York Times bestselling authors of Outrage, Fleeced, Catastrophe, and 2010: Take Back America. Dick Morris and Eileen McGann offer...


The Free Market Capitalist's Survival Guide

by Jerry Bowyer HarperCollins e-books (January 04, 2011)

America is hurtling toward socialism. What should a free-market capitalist do with his money? Economist Jerry Bower, a frequent contributor to the National Review, Townhall, and Forbes online editions, presents...


Women in the Middle Ages: The Lives of Real Women in a Vibrant Age of Transition

by Joseph Gies & Frances Gies HarperCollins e-books (November 30, 2010)

Reissued for the first time in decades, this ambitious work of Medieval scholarship by bestselling historians Frances and Joseph Gies traces the stories and fates of women in Medieval Europe over the course...


Slouching Towards Gomorrah: Modern Liberalism and American Decline

by Robert H. Bork HarperCollins e-books (November 16, 2010)

In this New York Times bestselling book, Robert H. Bork, our country's most distinguished conservative scholar, offers a prophetic and unprecedented view of a culture in decline, a nation in such serious moral...


The War Against America

by Laurie Mylroie HarperCollins e-books (November 16, 2010)

The destruction of the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the attack on the Pentagon -- all within one hour on September 11, 2001 -- demonstrated America's shocking vulnerability to terrorism.

Yet terror...


Keep the Change: A Clueless Tipper's Quest to Become the Guru of the Gratuity

by Steve Dublanica HarperCollins e-books (November 02, 2010)

In the irreverent spirit of A.J. Jacobs and Michael Moore, Keep the Change by Steve Dublanica is a pavement-pounding exploration of tipping, a huge but neglected part of the American economy—the hilarious...


If the Gods Had Meant Us to Vote They Would Have Given Us Candidates

by Jim Hightower HarperCollins e-books (November 02, 2010)

If anything, in this presidential election special, he's madder than ever!

In his earlier bestseller, There's Nothing in the Middle of the Road but Yellow Stripes and Dead Armadillos, Hightower only began to...


Growing Up Black

by Jay David HarperCollins e-books (October 26, 2010)

A classic work on the African-American experience is revised for the nineties with essays reflecting the concerns of black children from the last three decades and commentary from today's sports stars, politicians,...


There's Nothing in the Middle of the Road but Yellow Stripes and Dead Armadillos: A Work of Political Subversion

by Jim Hightower HarperCollins e-books (October 12, 2010)

Revised, and with a New Introduction by the Author

"I am an agitator, and an agitator is the center post in a washing machine that gets the dirt out."

--Jim Hightower

Hightower is mad as hell and he's not going...


Talking to the Enemy: Faith, Brotherhood, and the (Un)Making of Terrorists

by Scott Atran HarperCollins e-books (October 19, 2010)

“Atran explores the way terrorists think of themselves and teaches us, at last, intelligent ways to think about terrorists.”

—Christopher Dickey, Newsweek Middle East Editor and author of Securing the City...


State by State

by Matt Weiland & Sean Wilsey HarperCollins e-books (October 19, 2010)

See America with 50 of Our Finest, Funniest, and Foremost Writers Anthony Bourdain chases the fumigation truck in Bergen County, New Jersey

Dave Eggers tells it straight: Illinois is Number 1

Louise Erdrich loses...


The Mendacity of Hope

by Roger D. Hodge HarperCollins e-books (October 05, 2010)

The Mendacity of Hope should help wake up all those Obama-voters who've been napping while the wars escalate, the recession deepens, and the environment goes straight to hell.” —Barbara Ehrenreich

From...


The Killer Strain

by Marilyn W. Thompson HarperCollins e-books (October 05, 2010)

A lethal germ is unleashed in the U.S. mail. A chain of letters spreads terror from Florida to Washington, D.C., from New York to Connecticut, from the halls of Congress to the assembly lines of the U.S. Postal...


The New Road to Serfdom

by Daniel Hannan HarperCollins e-books (September 28, 2010)

In World War II, American soldiers went overseas to rescue England from the Nazi menace. Now, with America threatened from within by the specter of social democracy, British politician Daniel Hannan returns...


River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze

Kiriyama Prize for Non-Fiction 2001

by Peter Hessler HarperCollins e-books (September 21, 2010)

A New York Times Notable Book

Winner of the Kiriyama Book Prize

In the heart of China's Sichuan province, amid the terraced hills of the Yangtze River valley, lies the remote town of Fuling. Like many other small...


Duty First

by Ed Ruggero HarperCollins e-books (September 14, 2010)

Duty First is a penetrating account of a year inside one of America's premier schools for leadership -- the United States Military Academy -- as it celebrates the bicentennial of its founding. Ed Ruggero, a...


A Small Nation of People

by David Levering Lewis & Deborah Willis HarperCollins e-books (September 14, 2010)

An incredible treasure trove of more than 150 illustrations detailing a small nation of African Americans prepared to make their mark on America


That Book

by Mitchell Symons HarperCollins e-books (September 07, 2010)

Did you know that . . .

John Wayne once won the dog Lassie from its owner in a poker game?

Hijinks is the only word in the English language with three dotted letters in a row?

The shortest war in history, between...


United States of Americana: Backyard Chickens, Burlesque Beauties, and Handmade Bitters: A Field Guide to the New American Roots Movement

by Kurt B. Reighley & Aaron Bagley HarperCollins e-books (August 31, 2010)

A field guide to the new American Roots movement, United States of Americana is a vivid, fascinating, and comprehensive survey of how and why young urban Americans are finding inspiration in the cultural traditions...


Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It's So Hard to Think Straight About Animals

by Hal Herzog HarperCollins e-books (September 07, 2010)

“Everybody who is interested in the ethics of our relationship between humans and animals should read this book.”

—Temple Grandin, author of Animals Make Us Human

 

Hal Herzog, a maverick scientist and leader...


Among the Heroes: United Flight 93 and the Passengers and Crew Who Fought Back

by Jere Longman HarperCollins e-books (August 24, 2010)

Of the four horrific hijackings on September 11, Flight 93 resonates as one of epic resistance.At a time when the United States appeared defenseless against an unfamiliar foe, the gallant passengers and crew...


Give Us Liberty: A Tea Party Manifesto

by Dick Armey & Matt Kibbe HarperCollins e-books (August 17, 2010)

Former Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives and leading organizer of the Tea Party movement, Dick Armey offers a Tea Party Manifesto: Give Us Liberty. Written with Matt Kibbee, President and...


Death by Liberalism: The Fatal Outcome of Well-Meaning Liberal Policies

by J. R. Dunn HarperCollins e-books (January 18, 2011)

Center-right conservative author J. R. Dunn offers a cogent analysis of how liberalism has not only failed as an ideology but has proven fatal to citizens and societies around the world. Dunn’s piercing analysis...


Should America Pay?: Slavery and the Raging Debate on Reparations

by Raymond Winbush, PhD HarperCollins e-books (July 27, 2010)

Growing interest in reparations for African Americans has prompted a range of responses, from lawsuits against major corporations and a march in Washington to an anti-reparations ad campaign. As a result, the...


Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime

by John Heilemann & Mark Halperin HarperCollins e-books (February 23, 2010)

The gripping inside story of the 2008 presidential election, by two of the best political reporters in the country.

“It’s one of the best books on politics of any kind I’ve read. For entertainment value,...


Black Power: Three Books from Exile: Black Power; The Color Curtain; and White Man, Listen!

by Richard Wright HarperCollins e-books (July 06, 2010)

Three extraordinary nonfiction works by Richard Wright, one of America's premier literary giants of the twentieth entry, together in one volume for the first time, with an introduction by Cornel West.

Originally...


Beneath the Sands of Egypt: Adventures of an Unconventional Archaeologist

by Donald P. Ryan, PhD HarperCollins e-books (June 29, 2010)

“Donald Ryan is a rare bird—a field archaeologist who can write with verve and immediacy. I heartily recommend his book to all Egyptology buffs.”

—Barbara Mertz ( a.k.a. Elizabeth Peters), author of Temples,...


Hamlet's BlackBerry: A Practical Philosophy for Building a Good Life in the Digital Age

by William Powers HarperCollins e-books (June 29, 2010)

“A brilliant and thoughtful handbook for the Internet age.” —Bob Woodward

“Incisive ... Refreshing ... Compelling.” —Publishers Weekly

A crisp, passionately argued answer to the question that everyone...


The Trillion-Dollar Conspiracy

by JIM MARRS HarperCollins e-books (June 29, 2010)

“Jim Marrs can’t be ignored. Few in this country shout about The Truth louder than he.”

Dallas Observer

 

In The Trillion-Dollar Conspiracy, Jim Marrs, the New York Times bestselling author of Rule by...


Triple Cross: How bin Laden's Master Spy Penetrated the CIA, the Green Berets, and the FBI

by Peter Lance HarperCollins e-books (October 05, 2010)

"A chilling account of a killer who slipped through the hands of a daft justice system….Triple Cross chronicles one of the most vicious spies of our time."—Toronto Sun

In the years prior to 2001, no single...


1,000 Things to Love About America: Celebrating the Reasons We're Proud to Call the U.S.A. Home

by Brent Bowers, Barbara Bowers, Henry Gottlieb & Agnes Gottlieb HarperCollins e-books (June 08, 2010)

From journalists Agnes Hooper Gottlieb and Henry Gottlieb, and Brent Bowers and Barbara Bowers, the acclaimed co-authors of 1,000 Years, 1,000 People, comes a new book that celebrates the reasons we’re proud...


Let's Ride: Sonny Barger's Guide to Motorcycling

by Sonny Barger & Darwin Holmstrom HarperCollins e-books (June 08, 2010)

“The baddest man on two wheels.”

Rolling Stone

 

One of the founders and the most famous member of the infamous Hell’s Angels Motorcycle Club, Ralph “Sonny” Barger says, “Let’s Ride” with this...


Happy Days Are Here Again: The 1932 Democratic Convention, the Emergence of FDR--and How America Was Changed Forever

by Steven Neal HarperCollins e-books (June 01, 2010)

Political conventions in years past were more than pep rallies for preselected candidates -- they were suspenseful, no-holds-barred battles for the nomination. In 1932, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the man who...


Proud to Be Right: Voices of the Next Conservative Generation

by Jonah Goldberg HarperCollins e-books (October 05, 2010)

In Proud to Be Right, Jonah Goldberg, the New York Times bestselling author of Liberal Fascism, presents voices of the next Conservative generation. A fresh and provocative collection of lively political writing...


The Authenticity Hoax: How We Get Lost Finding Ourselves

by Andrew Potter HarperCollins e-books (April 13, 2010)

“A totally real, genuine, authentic book about why you shouldn’t believe any of those words. And it’s genuinely good.”

— Gregg Easterbrook, author of Sonic Boom

Exploring a number of trends in our...


Reality Matters: 19 Writers Come Clean About the Shows We Can't Stop Watching

by Anna David HarperCollins e-books (April 13, 2010)

Top Chef. America’s Next Top Model. Survivor. Dancing with the Stars. American Idol. Big Brother. The Biggest Loser… Everyone has a guilty reality television pleasure. Curated by Party Girl author Anna David,...


2010: Take Back America: A Battle Plan

by Dick Morris & Eileen McGann HarperCollins e-books (April 13, 2010)

As battle lines are drawn for the next midterm elections, Dick Morris and Eileen McGann—authors of the smash #1 New York Times bestseller Catastrophe, as well as bestsellers Fleeced and Outrage—are back...