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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A passionate new voice in American politics, United States Senator Cory Booker makes the case that the virtues of empathy, responsibility, and action must guide our nation toward a brighter future.   Raised in northern New Jersey, Cory Booker went to Stanford University on a football scholarship, accepted a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford University, then studied at Yale Law School. Graduating from Yale, his options were limitless.   He chose public service.   He chose to move to a rough neighborhood in Newark, New Jersey, where he worked as a tenants’ rights lawyer before winning a seat on the City Council. In 2006, he was elected mayor, and for more than seven years he was the public face of an American city that had gone decades with too little positive national attention and investment. In 2013, Booker became the first African American elected to represent New Jersey in the U.S. Senate.   In United, Cory Booker draws on personal experience to issue a stirring call to reorient our nation and our politics around the principles of compassion and solidarity. He speaks of rising above despair to engage with hope, pursuing our shared mission, and embracing our common destiny.   Here is his account of his own political education, the moments—some entertaining, some heartbreaking, all of them enlightening—that have shaped his civic vision. Here are the lessons Booker learned from the remarkable people who inspired him to serve, men and women whose example fueled his desire to create opportunities for others. Here also are his observations on the issues he cares about most deeply, from race and crime and the crisis of mass incarceration to economic and environmental justice.   “Hope is the active conviction that despair will never have the last word,” Booker writes in this galvanizing book. In a world where we too easily lose touch with our neighbors, he argues, we must remember that we all rise or fall together—and that we must move beyond mere tolerance for one another toward a deeper connection: love.Praise for United   “An exceedingly good book, and an important book, and a reminder of what makes Booker an important and, through it all, a promising public figure.”—PolitickerNJ   “What sets Senator Booker’s work apart from that of similar political books is that it seeks to elevate discourse rather than bring down opponents of the opposite partisan persuasion. This is a refreshing take, one that is truly worthy of study and contemplation.”—The Huffington Post

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9781101965160 | Ballantine Books, February 16, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A passionate new voice in American politics, United States Senator Cory Booker makes the case that the virtues of empathy, responsibility, and action must guide our nation toward a brighter future.

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9781101965184 | Ballantine Books, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.00
9780735207356 | Large print edition (Random House Large Print, February 16, 2016), cover price $27.00 | About this edition: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A passionate new voice in American politics, United States Senator Cory Booker makes the case that the virtues of empathy, responsibility, and action must guide our nation toward a brighter future.

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9781101926642 | Unabridged edition (Random House, February 16, 2016), cover price $35.00

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9780345808936 | Knopf Canada, February 2, 2016, cover price $30.00

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9780345808943 | Vintage, February 7, 2017, cover price $21.00

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9780812998856 | Random House Inc, April 26, 2016, cover price $28.00

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9780812988178 | Random House Inc, February 7, 2017, cover price $18.00

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Product Description: "Mel Goodman has spent the last few decades telling us what's gone wrong with American intelligence and the American military . . . he is also telling us how to save ourselves."--Seymour M. Hersh, The New Yorker"Whistleblower at the CIA offers a fascinating glimpse into the secret, behind-the-scenes world of U...read more

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9780872867307 | City Lights Books, February 14, 2017, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: "Mel Goodman has spent the last few decades telling us what's gone wrong with American intelligence and the American military .

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Product Description: Learn how the seeds of the Trump presidency were sown in the Obama White House.In this unvarnished account of faith inside the world's most powerful office, Michael Wear provides unprecedented insight into the highs and lows of working as a Christian in government...read more

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9780718082321 | Thomas Nelson Inc, January 17, 2017, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Learn how the seeds of the Trump presidency were sown in the Obama White House.

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9781250082985, titled "The Fight: A Secret Service Agent's Inside Account of Security Failings and the Political Machine" | St Martins Pr, January 12, 2016, cover price $26.99

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9781250116901, titled "The Fight: A Secret Service Agent’s Inside Account of Security Failings and the Political Machine" | Reprint edition (Griffin, January 10, 2017), cover price $14.99

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Product Description: A NEW IN NONFICTION PEOPLE PICK | A TIME TOP 10 NONFICTION BOOK OF 2017 | NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY: The Huffington Post • Glamour • Bustle • RedEye A Los Angeles Times bestseller**One of BookRiot's '11 Books to Help Us Make It Through a Trump Presidency'****One of The Guardian's Essentials for Black History Month**“Whenever I think about Michelle Obama, I think, ‘When I grow up, I want to be just like her...read more

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9781250114969 | St Martins Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $25.99 | About this edition: A NEW IN NONFICTION PEOPLE PICK | A TIME TOP 10 NONFICTION BOOK OF 2017 | NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY: The Huffington Post • Glamour • Bustle • RedEye A Los Angeles Times bestseller**One of BookRiot's '11 Books to Help Us Make It Through a Trump Presidency'****One of The Guardian's Essentials for Black History Month**“Whenever I think about Michelle Obama, I think, ‘When I grow up, I want to be just like her.

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Product Description: As the Black Lives Matter movement gains momentum, and books like Ta-Nehisi Coates's Between the World and Me and Claudia Rankine's Citizen swing national attention toward the racism and violence that continue to poison our communities, it's as urgent now as ever to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr...read more

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9781612196169 | Melville Pub House, January 3, 2017, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: As the Black Lives Matter movement gains momentum, and books like Ta-Nehisi Coates's Between the World and Me and Claudia Rankine's Citizen swing national attention toward the racism and violence that continue to poison our communities, it's as urgent now as ever to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.

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9781627794992 | Italian edition edition (Henry Holt & Co, February 9, 2016), cover price $32.00

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9781250116550 | Griffin, February 7, 2017, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: One of the most important writers and thinkers of the Renaissance, Michel de Montaigne (1533–92) helped invent a literary genre that seemed more modern than anything that had come before. But did he do it, as he suggests in his Essays, by retreating to his chateau, turning his back on the world, and stoically detaching himself from his violent times? In this definitive biography, Philippe Desan, one of the world's leading authorities on Montaigne, overturns this longstanding myth by showing that Montaigne was constantly concerned with realizing his political ambitions―and that the literary and philosophical character of the Essays largely depends on them...read more
By Lisa Neal (trans)

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9780691167879 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 27, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: One of the most important writers and thinkers of the Renaissance, Michel de Montaigne (1533–92) helped invent a literary genre that seemed more modern than anything that had come before.

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Product Description: In June 1983 Margaret Thatcher won the biggest increase in a government’s parliamentary majority in British electoral history and proceeded to transform relations with Europe, prioritize British industry, and reinvigorate the economy...read more

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9780307958969 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 5, 2016, cover price $35.00

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9781101873847 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: In June 1983 Margaret Thatcher won the biggest increase in a government’s parliamentary majority in British electoral history and proceeded to transform relations with Europe, prioritize British industry, and reinvigorate the economy.

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9781438463179 | State Univ of New York Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $44.95

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Product Description: Born in 1755 on a small Caribbean island to unmarried parents, Alexander Hamilton did not enjoy the privileges of wealth or heredity by which so many of his contemporaries advanced to the highest levels of power. Yet Hamilton's natural ability and ambition earned him prevailing influence in the American Revolution and the government created thereafter, eventually securing his place in the pantheon of America's founders...read more

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9780870208034 | Wisconsin Historical Society, December 1, 2016, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Born in 1755 on a small Caribbean island to unmarried parents, Alexander Hamilton did not enjoy the privileges of wealth or heredity by which so many of his contemporaries advanced to the highest levels of power.

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“The best book I have read about the inner dynamics of the United States Senate.” —Doris Kearns GoodwinTwo top domestic policy advisors to Senator Edward Kennedy offer an insider’s view of several remarkable years when Kennedy fought to preserve the Democratic mission against Newt Gingrich’s Contract with America and a Republican majority in both houses—a story that has special resonance now as a resurgent Republican right once again controls Congress. In November 1994 the election swept a new breed of Republicans into control of the United States Congress. Led by Speaker Newt Gingrich, the Republicans were determined to enact a conservative agenda that would reshape American government. Had it not been for Ted Kennedy, they would have succeeded. In 1994, after defending his Senate seat against challenger Mitt Romney, Kennedy came back to Washington to find Democrats, including President Clinton, demoralized and leaning toward “compromises” that would adopt much of the Republican agenda. Undaunted, Kennedy pressed the agenda he would have championed had his party held power. He rallied the Democrats. He reached across the aisle to craft and pass key progressive legislation. And he stopped the Gingrich revolution in its tracks. Nick Littlefield and David Nexon tell this story of a bare-knuckled and sometimes hilarious fight in the United States Senate. It is a political lesson for all time.

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9781476796154, titled "Lion of the Senate: When Ted Kennedy Rallied the Democrats in a Gop Congress" | Simon & Schuster, November 10, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: “The best book I have read about the inner dynamics of the United States Senate.

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9781476796161, titled "Lion of the Senate: When Ted Kennedy Rallied the Democrats in a Gop Congress" | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, November 22, 2016), cover price $20.00

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9781620409701 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, February 24, 2015, cover price $35.00
9780747583844 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, May 8, 2014, cover price $41.40

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9781408852897 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, November 15, 2016, cover price $23.00

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9781476743950 | Gallery Books, April 19, 2016, cover price $28.00

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9781476743967 | Reprint edition (Gallery Books, November 15, 2016), cover price $16.00

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Product Description: More than fifty years after her death, Eleanor Roosevelt is remembered as a formidable first lady and tireless social activist. Often overlooked, however, is her deep and inclusive spirituality. Her personal faith was shaped by reading the New Testament in her youth, giving her a Jesus-centered spirituality that fueled her commitment to civil rights, women's rights, and the rights of all "little people" marginalized in American society...read more

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9780664261641, titled "Eleanor: A Spiritual Biography: the Faith of the 20th Century’s Most Influential Woman" | Westminster John Knox Pr, November 10, 2016, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: More than fifty years after her death, Eleanor Roosevelt is remembered as a formidable first lady and tireless social activist.

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Product Description: From Bob Beckel, the popular co-host of "The Five" on Fox News Channel, a deeply moving, redemptive memoir about his life as a political operative and diplomat, his long struggle with alcohol and drugs, and his unlikely journey to finding faith...read more
By Bob Beckel and John D. Mann (contributor)

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9780316347754 | Hachette Books, November 3, 2015, cover price $27.00

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9780316347747 | Hachette Books, November 8, 2016, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: From Bob Beckel, the popular co-host of "The Five" on Fox News Channel, a deeply moving, redemptive memoir about his life as a political operative and diplomat, his long struggle with alcohol and drugs, and his unlikely journey to finding faith.

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Product Description: From very early on in his career, John F. Kennedy’s allure was more akin to a movie star than a presidential candidate. Why were Americans so attracted to Kennedy in the late 1950s and early 1960s―his glamorous image, good looks, cool style, tough-minded rhetoric, and sex appeal? As Steve Watts argues, JFK was tailor made for the cultural atmosphere of his time...read more

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9781250049988 | Thomas Dunne Books, November 8, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: From very early on in his career, John F.

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A wildly entertaining biography of the trailblazing Washington columnist and the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for commentary Before there was Maureen Dowd or Gail Collins or Molly Ivins, there was Mary McGrory. She was a trailblazing columnist who achieved national syndication and reported from the front lines of American politics for five decades. From her first assignment reporting on the Army–McCarthy hearings to her Pulitzer-winning coverage of Watergate and controversial observations of President Bush after September 11, McGrory humanized the players on the great national stage while establishing herself as a uniquely influential voice. Behind the scenes she flirted, drank, cajoled, and jousted with the most important figures in American life, breaking all the rules in the journalism textbook. Her writing was admired and feared by such notables as Lyndon Johnson (who also tried to seduce her) and her friend Bobby Kennedy who observed, “Mary is so gentle—until she gets behind a typewriter.” Her soirees, filled with Supreme Court justices, senators, interns, and copy boys alike, were legendary. Writing about Donald Trump's first divorce in 19990, she said, "Watching the Trumps, Washington thinks of itself as wholesome.’”As the red-hot center of the Beltway in a time when the newsrooms were dominated by men, McGrory makes for a powerfully engrossing subject. Laced with juicy gossip and McGrory’s own acerbic wit, John Norris’s colorful biography reads like an insider’s view of latter-day American history—and one of its most enduring characters. 

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9780525429715 | Viking Pr, September 22, 2015, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: A wildly entertaining biography of the trailblazing Washington columnist and the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for commentary Before there was Maureen Dowd or Gail Collins or Molly Ivins, there was Mary McGrory.

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9780143109815 | Penguin USA, November 1, 2016, cover price $18.00

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