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  • booksreddit.com:Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park

    Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park

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    Intriguing stories of how people have died in Yellowstone warn about the many dangers that exist there and in wild areas in general.


  • booksreddit.com:Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base

    Area 51: An Uncensored History of America’s Top Secret Military Base

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    Area 51It is the most famous military installation in the world. And it doesn’t exist. Located a mere seventy-five miles outside of Las Vegas in Nevada’s desert, the base has never been acknowledged by the U.S. government-but Area 51 has captivated imaginations for decades. Myths and hypotheses about Area 51 have long abounded, thanks to the intense secrecy enveloping it. Some claim it is home to aliens, underground tunnel systems, and nuclear facilities. Others believe that the lunar landing…


  • booksreddit.com:A People's History of the United States

    A People’s History of the United States

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    Minneapolis Forum on Black America with Bernie Sanders MEGATHREAD
    “It’s a wonderful, splendid book—a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future.” —Howard Fast, author of Spartacus and The Immigrants“[It] should be required reading.” —Eric Foner, New York Times Book ReviewLibrary Journal calls Howard Zinn’s iconic A People’s History of the United States “a brilliant and moving history of the American people from the point of view of those…whose plight ha…


  • booksreddit.com:Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park

    Death in Yellowstone: Accidents and Foolhardiness in the First National Park

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    Intriguing stories of how people have died in Yellowstone warn about the many dangers that exist there and in wild areas in general.


  • booksreddit.com:The Post-American World: Release 2.0

    The Post-American World: Release 2.0

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    Twitter censors a picture of Obama reading a book called “The Post-American World” and says it's “sensitive material” ������
    “A relentlessly intelligent book.” ―Joseph Joffe, New York Times Book Review “This is not a book about the decline of America, but rather about the rise of everyone else.” So begins Fareed Zakaria’s blockbuster on the United States in the twenty-first century, and the trends he identifies have proceeded faster than anyone anticipated. How might the nation continue to thrive in a truly global era? In this fully updated 2.0 edition, Zakaria answers these questions with his customary lucidity, i… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:The American Way of War: A History of United States Military Strategy and Policy

    The American Way of War: A History of United States Military Strategy and Policy

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    “… a strong and stimulating book. It has no rival in either scope or quality. For libraries, history buffs, and armchair warriors, it is a must. For political science students, career diplomats, and officers in the armed services, its reading should be required.” ―History”A particularly timely account.” ―Kansas City Times”It reads easily but is not a popularized history… nor does the book become a history of battles…. Weigley’s analyses and interpretations are searching, competent, and …


  • booksreddit.com:Death at SeaWorld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity

    Death at SeaWorld: Shamu and the Dark Side of Killer Whales in Captivity

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    From the New York Times bestselling author of Evidence of Harm and Animal Factory―a groundbreaking scientific thriller that exposes the dark side of SeaWorld, America’s most beloved marine mammal park Death at SeaWorld centers on the battle with the multimillion-dollar marine park industry over the controversial and even lethal ramifications of keeping killer whales in captivity. Following the story of marine biologist and animal advocate at the Humane Society of the US, Naomi Rose, Kirby te…


  • booksreddit.com:Dark Alliance: The CIA

    Dark Alliance: The CIA, the Contras, and the Crack Cocaine Explosion

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    Major Motion Picture based on Dark Alliance and starring Jeremy Renner, “Kill the Messenger,” to be be released in Fall 2014 Winner of the 1999 PEN/Oakland Censorship Award Winner of the 1999 Firecracker Alternative Bookseller (FAB) Award, Politics category Finalist for the 1999 Bay Area Book Reviewers AwardsDark Alliance is a book that should be fiction, whose characters seem to come straight out of central casting: the international drug lord, Norwin Meneses; the Contra cocaine broker with …


  • booksreddit.com:Unlimited Access : An FBI Agent Inside the Clinton White House

    Unlimited Access : An FBI Agent Inside the Clinton White House

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    DRUDGE REPORT: SECRET SERVICE AGENT BOOK ROCKS CLINTON CAMPAIGN — Get your popcorn ready!
    Gary Aldrich was an FBI agent closing out his career with a stint at the White House. What should have been a peaceful exit left him shaken. Unlimited Access is Aldrich's electrifying expose of a presidential administration with a great deal to hide–and willing to put America at risk to keep it hidden. more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:The Post-American World: Release 2.0

    The Post-American World: Release 2.0

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    “A relentlessly intelligent book.” ―Joseph Joffe, New York Times Book Review “This is not a book about the decline of America, but rather about the rise of everyone else.” So begins Fareed Zakaria’s blockbuster on the United States in the twenty-first century, and the trends he identifies have proceeded faster than anyone anticipated. How might the nation continue to thrive in a truly global era? In this fully updated 2.0 edition, Zakaria answers these questions with his customary lucidity, i…


  • booksreddit.com:Crisis of Character: A White House Secret Service Officer Discloses His Firsthand Experience with...

    Crisis of Character: A White House Secret Service Officer Discloses His Firsthand Experience with…

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    DRUDGE REPORT: SECRET SERVICE AGENT BOOK ROCKS CLINTON CAMPAIGN — Get your popcorn ready!
    In this runaway #1 New York Times bestseller, former secret service officer Gary Byrne, who was posted directly outside President Clinton's oval office, reveals what he observed of Hillary Clinton's character and the culture inside the White House while protecting the First Family in CRISIS OF CHARACTER, the most anticipated book of the 2016 election. more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:Over the Edge:  Death in Grand Canyon

    Over the Edge: Death in Grand Canyon

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    Gripping accounts of all known fatal mishaps in the most famous of the World’s Seven Natural Wonders. Two veterans of decades of adventuring in Grand Canyon chronicle the first complete and comprehensive history of Canyon misadventures. These episodes span the entire era of visitation from the time of the first river exploration by John Wesley Powell and his crew of 1869 to that of tourists falling off its rims in Y2K. These accounts of the 550 people who have met untimely deaths in the Can…


  • booksreddit.com:Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA

    Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA

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    For the last sixty years, the CIA has managed to maintain a formidable reputation in spite of its terrible record, burying its blunders in top-secret archives. Its mission was to know the world. When it did not succeed, it set out to change the world. Its failures have handed us, in the words of President Eisenhower, “a legacy of ashes.”Now Pulitzer Prize–winning author Tim Weiner offers the first definitive history of the CIA—and everything is on the record. LEGACY OF ASHES is based on more …


  • booksreddit.com:Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong

    Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong

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    This updated and revised edition of the American Book Award-winner and national bestseller revitalizes the truth of America’s history, explores how myths continue to be perpetrated, and includes a new chapter on 9/11 and the Iraq War.Americans have lost touch with their history, and in Lies My Teacher Told Me Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying eighteen leading high school American history texts, he has concluded that not one does a decent job of making history interesting or me…


  • booksreddit.com:War is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America's Most Decorated Soldier

    War is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America’s Most Decorated Soldier

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    When Einstein Met Tagore: A Remarkable Meeting of Minds on the Edge of Science and Spirituality
    General Smedley Butler’s frank book shows how American war efforts were animated by big-business interests. This extraordinary argument against war by an unexpected proponent is relevant now more than ever. more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents

    The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents

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    The Donald does his homework
    As in a play, presidents, vice presidents, and presidential candidates perform on stage for the public and the media. What the nation’s leaders are really like and what goes on behind the scenes remains hidden. Secret Service agents have a front row seat on their private lives and those of their wives and children.  Crammed with new, headline-making revelations, THE FIRST FAMILY DETAIL: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents by Ronald Kessler tells that eye-opening, u… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome!

    In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome!

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    Every sentence in Ann Coulter's new book, “In Trump We Trust,” is utterly brilliant. Thank you, Ann.
    Donald Trump won the presidency by being a one-man wrecking ball against our dysfunctional and corrupt establishment. Now Ann Coulter, with her unique insight, candor, and sense of humor, makes the definitive case for why we should all join his revolution. The media have twisted themselves in knots, trying to grasp how Donald Trump won over millions of Americans and what he'll be like as president. But Ann Coulter isn't puzzled. She knows why Trump was the only one of seventeen GOP contenders… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:Over The Edge: Death in Grand Canyon

    Over The Edge: Death in Grand Canyon, Newly Expanded 10th Anniversary Edition

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    This is a vastly expanded and revised edition of the 2001 classic that sold a quarter million copies, now updated after a decade,containing many gripping accounts of all known fatal mishaps in the most famous of the World’s Seven Natural Wonders. Also available as an very limite, signed and numbered editionof 380 hardcover copies, under a separate ISBN and order item listing.


  • booksreddit.com:Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin's Snuff Box to Citizens United

    Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United

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    When Louis XVI presented Benjamin Franklin with a snuff box encrusted with diamonds and inset with the King’s portrait, the gift troubled Americans: it threatened to “corrupt” Franklin by clouding his judgment or altering his attitude toward the French in subtle psychological ways. This broad understanding of political corruption―rooted in ideals of civic virtue―was a driving force at the Constitutional Convention.For two centuries the framers’ ideas about corruption flourished in the courts,…


  • booksreddit.com:The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy

    The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy

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    The Israel Lobby,” by John J. Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago and Stephen M. Walt of Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, was one of the most controversial articles in recent memory. Originally published in the London Review of Books in March 2006, it provoked both howls of outrage and cheers of gratitude for challenging what had been a taboo issue in America: the impact of the Israel lobby on U.S. foreign policy. Now in a work of major importance, Mearsheimer and Walt dee…