A Wrinkle in Time
Books , Kindle Edition / January 1, 2018

A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L’Engle’s ground-breaking science fiction and fantasy classic, soon to be a major motion picture. It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most dist…

Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World
Books , Kindle Edition / August 15, 2017

Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World: A New York Times Book Review Notable Book • Named a Best Book of the Year by New York Magazine and The Progressive “A deeply honest and brave portrait of an individual sensibility reckoning with her country’s violent role in the world.” —Hisham Matar, The New York Times Book Review In the wake of the September 11 attacks and the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, Suzy Hansen, who grew up in an insular conservative town in New Jersey, was enjoying early success as a journalist for a high-profile New York newspaper. Increasingly, though, the disconnect between the chaos of world events and the response at home took on pressing urgency for her. Seeking to understand the Muslim world that had been reduced to scaremongering headlines, she moved to Istanbul. Hansen arrived in Istanbul with romantic ideas about a mythical city perched between East and West, and with a naïve sense of the Islamic world beyond. Over the course of her many years of living in Turkey and traveling in Greece, Egypt, Afghanistan, and Iran, she learned a…

Herding Donkeys: The Fight to Rebuild the Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics
Books , Kindle Edition / March 12, 2017

Herding Donkeys: The Fight to Rebuild the Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics
After the 2004 election, the Republican Party held the White House, both houses of Congress, twenty-eight governorships, and a majority of state legislatures. One-party rule, it seemed, was here to stay. Herding Donkeys tells the improbable tale of the grassroots resurgence th…

Blood and Politics: The History of the White Nationalist Movement from the Margins to the Mainstream
Books , Kindle Edition / October 3, 2016

Blood and Politics: The History of the White Nationalist Movement from the Margins to the Mainstream
More than fifteen years in the making, Blood and Politics is the most comprehensive history to date of the white supremacist movement as it has evolved over the past three-plus decades. Leonard Zeskind draws heavily upon court documents, racist publications, and first-person reports, alo…

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…

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…

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