Trump: The Greatest Show on Earth: The Deals, the Downfall, the Reinvention
Books , Kindle Edition / August 23, 2016

Trump: The Greatest Show on Earth: The Deals, the Downfall, the Reinvention
The essential book to understanding Donald Trump as a businessman and leader—and how the biggest deal of his life went down. Now, Barrett’s classic book is back in print for the first time in years and with an introduction about Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Donald Trump …

Biden Time: Crazy Uncle Joe in His Own Words
Books , Kindle Edition / August 18, 2016

Crazy Uncle Joe in His Own Words We all need a good laugh now and then, especially at the expense of a big-shot politician who opens his or her mouth and removes all doubt about their inherent idiocy, their lovable lunacy, or their daffy demeanor that again and again makes them a late-night-TV punchline. And when it comes to goofy gaffes and dimwitted declarations, nobody does it better than America s most beloved …

Defying Hitler: A Memoir
Books , Kindle Edition / August 14, 2016

Defying Hitler: A Memoir
Defying Hitler was written in 1939 and focuses on the year 1933, when, as Hitler assumed power, its author was a 25-year-old German law student, in training to join the German courts as a junior administrator. His book tries to answer two questions people have been asking since the end of World War II: “How were the Nazis possible?” and “W…

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
Books , Kindle Edition / August 10, 2016

In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man—has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey—first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother’s family to Hawaii, and then to Kenya, where he meets the African side of his family, confronts the bitter truth of his father’s life, and at last reconciles his divided inheritance.

Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire: The Cultural Logic of Empire
Books , Kindle Edition / August 8, 2016

Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire
In response to the events of 9/11, the Bush administration launched a “war on terror” ushering in an era of anti-Muslim racism, or Islamophobia. However, 9/11 alone did not create Islamophobia. This book examines the current backlash within the context of Islamophobia’s origins, in the historic relationship…

The Democrats: A Critical History (Updated edition)
Books , Kindle Edition / August 7, 2016

The Democrats: A Critical History (Updated edition) Offering a broad historical perspective, Selfa shows how the Democratic Party has time and again betrayed the aspirations of ordinary people while pursuing an agenda favorable to Wall Street and U.S. imperial ambitions.He examines the relationship between party leaders and social movements, from the civil rights struggle to the movement to end the Iraq war; reveals the unhapp…

Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America
Books , Kindle Edition / August 4, 2016

Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America
A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist, NonfictionNamed a Notable Book of the Year by TheNew York Times Book Review and TheWashington Post Named a Best Book of the Year byNPR, The Boston Globe, and Kirkus Reviews (Best Nonfiction)Countless books have been written about the civil rights movement, but far less attention has been paid to what happened after the dramatic passage of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 and the turbulent forces it unleashed. In this groundbreaking narrative history, Ari Berman charts both the transformation of American democracy under the VRA and the counterrevolution that has sought to limit it from the moment the act was signed into law. The VRA is widely regarded as the crowning achievement of the civil rights movement, and yet?more than fifty years later?the battles over race, representation, and political power continue, as lawmakers devise new strategies to keep minorities out of the voting booth, while the Supreme Court has declared a key part of the Voting Rights Act unconstitutional. Through meticulous research, in-depth interviews, and incisive on-the-ground reporting, Give Us the Ballot…