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  • booksreddit.com:The Apocalypse Troll

    The Apocalypse Troll

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    There he was in his sailboat in the middle of the Atlantic, all alone and loving it. Well, there was a US Navy carrier group on his southern horizon, but he was US Navy himself, so he didn’t mind. Then came the UFOs, hurtling in from the Outer Black to overfly the carriers at Mach 17. Their impossible aeronautics were bad enough – but then they started shooting at each other. And at the Navy. With nukes. Little ones at first, but winding up with a 500 megatonner at 90 miles that fried every p…


  • 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:Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House

    Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in the White House

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    In Days of Fire, Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times, takes us on a gripping and intimate journey through the eight years of the Bush and Cheney administration in a tour-de-force narrative of a dramatic and controversial presidency.Theirs was the most captivating American political partnership since Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger: a bold and untested president and his seasoned, relentless vice president. Confronted by one crisis after another, they struggled…


  • booksreddit.com:Snow Crash

    Snow Crash

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    One of Time’s 100 best English-language novels • A mind-altering romp through a future America so bizarre, so outrageous—you’ll recognize it immediately Only once in a great while does a writer come along who defies comparison—a writer so original he redefines the way we look at the world. Neal Stephenson is such a writer and Snow Crash is such a novel, weaving virtual reality, Sumerian myth, and just about everything in between with a cool, hip cybersensibility to bring us the gigathrill…


  • booksreddit.com:Big Booty: A Novel

    Big Booty: A Novel

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    Overflowing with juicy gossip, passion, over-the-top antics, and more drama than a Jerry Springer marathon, Big Booty keeps readers on the edge of their seats wondering what happens next.Overflowing with juicy gossip, passion, over-the-top antics, and more drama than a Jerry Springer marathon, Big Booty keeps readers on the edge of their seats wondering what happens next. Born in the projects and bred in the streets, Cassandra has been on her own since age fourteen. She learned how to make a …


  • booksreddit.com:Theodore Rex

    Theodore Rex

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    Theodore Rex is the story—never fully told before—of Theodore Roosevelt’s two world-changing terms as President of the United States. A hundred years before the catastrophe of September 11, 2001, “TR” succeeded to power in the aftermath of an act of terrorism. Youngest of all our chief executives, he rallied a stricken nation with his superhuman energy, charm, and political skills. He proceeded to combat the problems of race and labor relations and trust control while making the Panama Canal …


  • 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:House of Bush

    House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World’s Two Most Powerful Dynas…

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    Newsbreaking and controversial – an award-winning investigative journalist uncovers the thirty-year relationship between the Bush family and the House of Saud and explains its impact on American foreign policy, business, and national security. House of Bush, House of Saud begins with a politically explosive question: How is it that two days after 9/11, when U.S. air traffic was tightly restricted, 140 Saudis, many immediate kin to Osama Bin Laden, were permitted to leave the country without b…


  • 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:The Great Book of Amber: The Complete Amber Chronicles

    The Great Book of Amber: The Complete Amber Chronicles, 1-10 (Chronicles of Amber)

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    “Fantasy of a superior order.”—Washington Post Book World “A storyteller without peer. He created worlds as colorful and exotic and memorable as any our genre has ever seen.”—George R.R. Martin One of the most revered names in sf and fantasy, the incomparable Roger Zelazny was honored with numerous prizes—including six Hugo and three Nebula Awards—over the course of his legendary career. Among his more than fifty books, arguably Zelazny’s most popular literary creations were his extraordinary…


  • booksreddit.com:Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

    Long Walk to Freedom: The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela

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    The book that inspired the major new motion picture Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.Nelson Mandela is one of the great moral and political leaders of our time: an international hero whose lifelong dedication to the fight against racial oppression in South Africa won him the Nobel Peace Prize and the presidency of his country. Since his triumphant release in 1990 from more than a quarter-century of imprisonment, Mandela has been at the center of the most compelling and inspiring political drama …


  • 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:House of Bush

    House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World’s Two Most Powerful Dynas…

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    Newsbreaking and controversial – an award-winning investigative journalist uncovers the thirty-year relationship between the Bush family and the House of Saud and explains its impact on American foreign policy, business, and national security. House of Bush, House of Saud begins with a politically explosive question: How is it that two days after 9/11, when U.S. air traffic was tightly restricted, 140 Saudis, many immediate kin to Osama Bin Laden, were permitted to leave the country without b…


  • booksreddit.com:Republic

    Republic, Lost: How Money Corrupts Congress–and a Plan to Stop It

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    @font-face { font-family: “Times”; }@font-face { font-family: “Geneva”; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: “Times New Roman”; color: black; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } In an era when special interests funnel huge amounts of money into our government-driven by shifts in campaign-finance rules and brought to new levels by the Supreme Court in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission-trust in our government has re…


  • 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:Killing Hope: U.S. Military and C.I.A. Interventions Since World War II--Updated Through 2003

    Killing Hope: U.S. Military and C.I.A. Interventions Since World War II–Updated Through 2003

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    Is the United States a force for democracy? In this classic and unique volume that answers this question, William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. Remarks from the previous edition: “Far and away the best book on the topic.”—Noam Chomsky “A valuable reference for anyone interested in the conduct of U.S. foreign policy.”— Choice “I enjoyed it immensely.”—Gore Vidal “The single most useful summary of CIA history.”—John Stockwell “Each chapter I rea…


  • booksreddit.com:The Lucienne Twins

    The Lucienne Twins

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    The Lucienne TwinsThis haunting tale involves a young teacher, Mary Watkins, and her struggle to help Abigail, one of her students, cope with her twin sister’s tragic death. But when mysterious occurrences plague Abigail’s life, Mary discovers that perhaps the twin sister is not entirely dead and has not left this world.9,300 words, or approximately 37 pages.


  • 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…