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War Reporting for Cowards
War Reporting for Cowards
by Chris Ayres
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With the gonzo style of Hunter S. Thompson and the biting wit of P. J. O'Rourke, an unlikely reporter recounts how he got the opportunity of a lifetime — and ends up between Iraq and a hard place. Chris Ayres is a small-town boy, a hypochondriac,... (read more)

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Everything Bad Is Good for You: How Today's Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter
Everything Bad Is Good for You: How Today's Popular Culture Is Actually Making Us Smarter
by Steven Johnson
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Combining the deft social analysis of Where Good Ideas Come From with the optimistic arguments of Everything Bad Is Good For You, New York Times bestselling author Steven Johnsons Future Perfect makes the case that a new model of political change is on... (read more)

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The Jihad Next Door: The Lackawanna Six and Rough Justice in an Age of Terror
The Jihad Next Door: The Lackawanna Six and Rough Justice in an Age of Terror
by Dina Temple Raston
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They called themselves the Arabian Knights. They were six Yemeni-American friends, a gang of high-school soccer stars, a band of brothers on the grim side streets of Lackawanna's First Ward, just a stone's throw from Buffalo. Later, people would argue... (read more)

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Above Hallowed Ground: A Photographic Record of September 11, 2001 by Photographers of the New York City Police Department
Above Hallowed Ground: A Photographic Record of September 11, 2001 by Photographers of the New York City Police Department
by Christopher Sweet
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On the morning of September 11th, a new kind of horror shook the world. Terrorists crashed two passenger airliners into the World Trade Center in the worst attack on U.S. soil in the nation's history. But at the same time a new generation of heroes rose... (read more)

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The Fall of Baghdad
The Fall of Baghdad
by Jon Lee Anderson
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For every great historical event, there is seemingly always one reporter whose eyewitness accounts are infused with such power and literary impact that they become joined with the subject in our minds. Widely considered the on-the-ground authority by... (read more)

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Mr. Galloway Goes To Washington
Mr. Galloway Goes To Washington
by George Galloway
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A lively, rousing account from the Briton who took DC by storm. "As a matter of fact, I have met Saddam Hussein exactly the same number of times as Donald Rumsfeld. The difference is Donald Rumsfeld met him to sell him guns and to give him maps the... (read more)

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Out of the Blue
Out of the Blue
by Richard B Bernstein
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Following the lives of heroes, victims, and terrorists of September 11, 2001, Richard Bernstein, one of The New York Times's most skillful journalists, weaves the complex tale of a multitude of lives colliding in conflagration on that fateful morning... (read more)

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Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
Confessions of an Economic Hit Man
by John Perkins
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From the author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, comes an exposé of international corruption, and an inspired plan to turn the tide for future generations With a presidential election around the... (read more)

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Silencing Political Dissent: How Post-September 11 Anti-Terrorism Measures Threaten Our Civil Liberties (Seven Stories' Open Media Book)
Silencing Political Dissent: How Post-September 11 Anti-Terrorism Measures Threaten Our Civil Liberties (Seven Stories' Open Media Book)
by Nancy Chang
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In her groundbreaking new book, Silencing Political Dissent, constitutional expert Nancy Chang examines how the Bush administration's fight against terrorism is resulting in a disturbing erosion of First Amendment rights and increase of executive power... (read more)

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The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global
The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global
by Fawaz A Gerges
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'Analyses the rift in the jihadist movement that led to the events of 9/11.'... (read more)

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September Eleventh: An Oral History
September Eleventh: An Oral History
by Dean E. Murphy
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About 3,000 people lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., on September 11, 2001. Thousands more narrowly escaped, their survival a result of eerily prescient spur-of-the-moment decisions, acts of superhuman... (read more)

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After the Hangover: The Conservatives' Road to Recovery
After the Hangover: The Conservatives' Road to Recovery
by R Emmett Tyrrell
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An insider's investigation of the state of the post-Bush Conservative movement in the United States today. R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.-intimately familiar with the ideology and personalities of the conservative movement in the United States from the inside... (read more)

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America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great
America the Beautiful: Rediscovering What Made This Nation Great
by Ben Carson M.D.
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What is America becoming? Or, more importantly, what can she be if we reclaim a vision for the things that made her great in the first place? In America the Beautiful, Dr. Ben Carson helps us learn from our past in order to chart a better course for our... (read more)

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What We Saw: The Events of September 11, 2001, in Words, Pictures, and Video with DVD
What We Saw: The Events of September 11, 2001, in Words, Pictures, and Video with DVD
by CBS News
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September 11, 2001, will be eternally frozen in our memories. Where we were; what we thought; what we felt; what we heard; and especially what we saw will stay with us forever. It was a day -- defined for each of us in an instant -- that we will share... (read more)

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Among the Heroes: The Story of United Flight 93 and the Passengers and Crew Who Fought Back
Among the Heroes: The Story of United Flight 93 and the Passengers and Crew Who Fought Back
by Jere Longman
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On the evening of September 14, as the sun set over the flag-draped county courthouse in Somerset, Pennsylvania, fifteen hundred mourners gathered together as Governor Tom Ridge presided over a memorial to the passengers and crew of United Flight 93. In... (read more)

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New York September 11
New York September 11
by Magnum
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A War Against Truth: An Intimate Account of the Invasion of Iraq
A War Against Truth: An Intimate Account of the Invasion of Iraq
by Paul Willia Roberts
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An acclaimed journalist who has covered the Middle East for decades ? and one of the few to have interviewed Saddam Hussein ? Paul William Roberts knows Iraq better than most. This is his exposé of the politics behind the recent war ? and the brutal... (read more)

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This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral--Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!--In America's Gilded Capital
This Town: Two Parties and a Funeral--Plus, Plenty of Valet Parking!--In America's Gilded Capital
by Mark Leibovich
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One of the nation's most acclaimed journalists, The New York Times's Mark Leibovich, presents a blistering, penetrating, jaw-dropping — and often hysterical — look at Washington's incestuous “media industrial complex.” The great... (read more)

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Ugly Americans: The True Story of the Ivy League Cowboys Who Raided the Asian Markets for Millions
Ugly Americans: The True Story of the Ivy League Cowboys Who Raided the Asian Markets for Millions
by Ben Mezrich
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< p> Ben Mezrich, author of the < em> New York Times< /em> bestseller < i> Bringing Down the House< /i> , returns with an astonishing story of Ivy League hedge-fund cowboys, high stakes, and the Asian underworld.< /p> &... (read more)

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War of Words: Language, Politics and 9/11
War of Words: Language, Politics and 9/11
by Sandra Silberstein
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In a media age, wars are waged not only with bombs and planes but also with video and sound bites. War of Words is an incisive report from the linguistic battlefields, probing the tales told about September 11th to show how Americans created consensus in... (read more)

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