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The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap
The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap
by Stephanie Coontz
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The Way We Never Were examines two centuries of American family life and shatters a series of myths and half-truths that burden modern families. Placing current family dilemmas in the context of far-reaching economic, political, and demographic changes... (read more)

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On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (and Always Have) in the Future Tense
On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (and Always Have) in the Future Tense
by David Brooks
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Americans are the inheritors of a sense of limitless possibilities raised to think in the future tense. The author takes a serious and comic look at this future-mindedness that shapes personalities and underlies beliefs.... (read more)

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South End Press Pamphlet Series #6: War at Home: Covert Action Against U.S. Activists and What We Can Do about It
South End Press Pamphlet Series #6: War at Home: Covert Action Against U.S. Activists and What We Can Do about It
by Brian Glick
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This is a must handbook for private study and group discussion by all progressive and radical activists. Today's defense depends on our knowledge of yesterday's repression. The message: the political police haven't forgotten us--we can't afford to forget... (read more)

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Assassination Vacation
Assassination Vacation
by Sarah Vowell
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Leave it to Sarah Vowell to roam across America in search of the motivations and culture of political murder. Obsessive, edifying, and, of course, witty, Assassination Vacation is unlike any other historical tourism or travel writing book you'll ever... (read more)

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Addicted to War: Why the U.S. Can't Kick Militarism
Addicted to War: Why the U.S. Can't Kick Militarism
by Joel Andreas
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Addicted to War takes on the most active, powerful and destructive military in the world. Hard-hitting, carefully documented and heavily illustrated, it reveals why the United States has been involved in more wars in recent years than any other country.... (read more)

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American Terrorist Timothy McVeigh & the Oklahoma City Bombing
American Terrorist Timothy McVeigh & the Oklahoma City Bombing
by Lou Michel and Dan Herbeck
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Five years in the making, this volume is the definitive story of the worst act of terror in American history, including McVeigh's chilling exclusive account. Includes previously unpublished personal photos and artifacts from the McVeigh family collection.... (read more)

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Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story
Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story
by Chuck Klosterman
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A star par excellence, Dolly Parton is one of country musicand#8217;s most likable personalities. Even a hard-rocking punk or orchestral aesthete canand#8217;t help cracking a smile or singing along with songs like and#147;Joleneand#8221; and and#147;9... (read more)

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Street Freak: A Memoir of Money and Madness
Street Freak: A Memoir of Money and Madness
by Jared Dillian
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In the ultracompetitive Ivy League world of Wall Street, Jared Dillian was an outsider as an ex-military, working-class guy in a Men’s Wearhouse suit. But he was scrappy and determined; in interviews he told potential managers that “Nobody... (read more)

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A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton
A Woman in Charge: The Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton
by Carl Bernstein
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Drawing from hundreds of interviews with colleagues, friends and with unique access to campaign records, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Carl Bernstein offers a complex and nuanced portrait of one of the most controversial figures of our... (read more)

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That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back
That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back
by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum
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America has a huge problem. It faces four major challenges, on which its future depends, and it is failing to meet them. In That Used to Be Us, Thomas L. Friedman, one of our most influential columnists, and Michael Mandelbaum, one of our leading foreign... (read more)

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Boom!: Voices of the Sixties: Personal Reflections on the '60s and Today
Boom!: Voices of the Sixties: Personal Reflections on the '60s and Today
by Tom Brokaw
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In The Greatest Generation, his landmark bestseller, Tom Brokaw eloquently evoked for America what it meant to come of age during the Great Depression and the Second World War. Now, in Boom!, one of America's premier journalists gives us an epic portrait... (read more)

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What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America
What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America
by Thomas Frank
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With a new afterword by the author The New York Times bestseller, praised as "hilariously funny...the only way to understand why so many Americans have decided to vote against their own economic and political interests" (Molly Ivins) Hailed as... (read more)

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Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists
Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists
by Courtney E Martin
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If you care about social change but hate feel-good platitudes, Do It Anyway is the book for you. Courtney Martin’s rich profiles of the new generation of activists dig deep, to ask the questions that really matter: How do you create a... (read more)

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Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines
Tweak: Growing Up on Methamphetamines
by Nic Sheff
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It was like being in a car with the gas pedal slammed down to the floor and nothing to do but hold on and pretend to have some semblance of control. But control was something I'd lost a long time ago. Nic Sheff’s tale of addiction and recovery... (read more)

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Stupid White Men: And Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation!
Stupid White Men: And Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation!
by Michael Moore
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Remember when everything was looking up? When the government was running at a surplus, pollution was disappearing, peace was breaking out in the Middle East and Northern Ireland, and the Bridge to the 21st century was strung with high–speed... (read more)

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Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology
Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology
by Neil Postman
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The True Patriot
The True Patriot
by Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer
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Over the course of a generation, patriotism in America has been hijacked by the right and abandoned by the left. But the principles and values of true patriotism — country above self, contribution above consumption, stewardship over exploitation... (read more)

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American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush
American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush
by Kevin P. Phillips
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The contrarian historian and analyst upends the conventional reading of the American Revolution In 1775, iconoclastic historian and bestselling author Kevin Phillips punctures the myth that 1776 was the watershed year of the American Revolution. He... (read more)

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The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement
The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources of Love, Character, and Achievement
by David Brooks
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With unequaled insight and brio, New York Times columnist David Brooks has long explored and explained the way we live. Now Brooks turns to the building blocks of human flourishing in a multilayered, profoundly illuminating work grounded in everyday life.... (read more)

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Steal This Book
Steal This Book
by Abbie Hoffman
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A driving force behind the social revolution of the 1960s and 1970s, Hoffman inspired a generation to challenge the status quo. Meant as a practical guide for the aspiring hippie, Steal This Book captures Hoffman's puckish tone and became a cult classic... (read more)

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