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  • booksreddit.com:Mortals

    Mortals

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    The greatly anticipated new novel by Norman Rush—whose first novel, Mating, won the National Book Award and was everywhere acclaimed—is his richest work yet. It is at once a political adventure, a social comedy, and a passionate triangle. It is set in the 1990s in Botswana—the African country Rush has indelibly made his own fictional territory.Mortals chronicles the misadventures of three ex-pat Americans: Ray Finch, a contract CIA agent, operating undercover as an English instructor in a pri…


  • booksreddit.com:Russia's Life-Saver: Lend-Lease Aid to the U.S.S.R. in World War II

    Russia’s Life-Saver: Lend-Lease Aid to the U.S.S.R. in World War II

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    ‘The United States is a country of machines. Without the use of these machines through Lend-Lease, we would lose this war.’ ―Josef Stalin (1943), quoted in W. Averell Harriman and Elie Abel, Special Envoy to Churchill and Stalin, 1941-1946, Random House, N.Y., 1975, p. 277 The United States shipped more than $12 billion in Lend-Lease aid to Stalin’s Russia during World War II. Materials lent, beginning in late 1941 before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, included airplanes and tanks, loco…


  • booksreddit.com:Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left

    Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Change

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    Ronald Reagan: “How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin.”
    “Fascists,” “Brownshirts,” “jackbooted stormtroopers”—such are the insults typically hurled at conservatives by their liberal opponents. Calling someone a fascist is the fastest way to shut them up, defining their views as beyond the political pale. But who are the real fascists in our midst?Liberal Fascism offers a startling new perspective on the theories and practices that define fascist politics. Replacing conveniently manufactured myths with surprising and enlightening research, Jonah Go… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:To the Flag: The Unlikely History of the Pledge of Allegiance

    To the Flag: The Unlikely History of the Pledge of Allegiance

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    For over one hundred years, it has been deeply ingrained in American culture. Saluting the flag in public schools began as part of a national effort to Americanize immigrants, its final six words imbuing it with universal hope and breathtaking power. Now Richard Ellis unfurls the fascinating history of the Pledge of Allegiance and of the debates and controversies that have sometimes surrounded it. For anyone who has ever recited those thirty-one words, To the Flag provides an unprecedented hi…


  • booksreddit.com:Behold a Pale Horse

    Behold a Pale Horse

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    I used to think it was conspiracy theory stuff, way too far out there to be real.
    Bill Cooper, former United States Naval Intelligence Briefing Team member, reveals information that remains hidden from the public eye. This information has been kept in topsecret government files since the 1940s. His audiences hear the truth unfold as he writes about the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the war on drugs, the secret government, and UFOs. Bill is a lucid, rational, and powerful speaker whose intent is to inform and to empower his audience. Standing room only is normal. His pr… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:The Right Nation: Conservative Power in America

    The Right Nation: Conservative Power in America

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    The Right Nation is not “for” liberals, and it’s not “for” conservatives. It’s for any of us who want to understand one of the most important forces shaping American life. How did America’s government become so much more conservative in just a generation? Compared to Europe-or to America under Richard Nixon-even President Howard Dean would preside over a distinctly more conservative nation in many crucial respects: welfare is gone; the death penalty is deeply rooted; abortion is under siege; …


  • booksreddit.com:The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicles

    The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicles, Day 1)

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    This is the riveting first-person narrative of Kvothe, a young man who grows to be one of the most notorious magicians his world has ever seen. From his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, to years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-riddled city, to his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a legendary school of magic, The Name of the Wind is a masterpiece that transports readers into the body and mind of a wizard.


  • booksreddit.com:The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicles

    The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicles, Day 1)

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    This is the riveting first-person narrative of Kvothe, a young man who grows to be one of the most notorious magicians his world has ever seen. From his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, to years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-riddled city, to his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a legendary school of magic, The Name of the Wind is a masterpiece that transports readers into the body and mind of a wizard.


  • booksreddit.com:Mining the Sky: Untold Riches From The Asteroids

    Mining the Sky: Untold Riches From The Asteroids, Comets, And Planets (Helix Book)

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    While we worry over the depletion of the earth’s natural resources, the pollution of our planet, and the challenges presented by the earth’s growing population, billions of dollars worth of metals, fuels, and life-sustaining substances await us in nearby space. In this visionary book, noted planetary scientist John S. Lewis explains how we can mine these precious metals from the asteroids, comets, and planets in our own solar system for use in space construction projects. And this is just one…


  • booksreddit.com:The Name of the Wind

    The Name of the Wind

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    Discover #1 New York Times-bestselling Patrick Rothfuss’ epic fantasy series, The Kingkiller Chronicle. “I just love the world of Patrick Rothfuss.” —Lin-Manuel Miranda • “He’s bloody good, this Rothfuss guy.” —George R. R. Martin • “Rothfuss has real talent.” —Terry Brooks OVER 1 MILLION COPIES SOLD! DAY ONE: THE NAME OF THE WIND My name is Kvothe. I have stolen princesses back from sleeping barrow kings. I burned down the town of Trebon. I have spent the night with Felurian and left with bo…


  • booksreddit.com:The Shadow Factory: The NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America

    The Shadow Factory: The NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America

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    James Bamford has been the preeminent expert on the National Security Agency since his reporting revealed the agency’s existence in the 1980s. Now Bamford describes the transformation of the NSA since 9/11, as the agency increasingly turns its high-tech ears on the American public.The Shadow Factory reconstructs how the NSA missed a chance to thwart the 9/11 hijackers and details how this mistake has led to a heightening of domestic surveillance. In disturbing detail, Bamford describes exactl…


  • booksreddit.com:A Choice Not an Echo: Updated and Expanded 50th Anniversary Edition

    A Choice Not an Echo: Updated and Expanded 50th Anniversary Edition

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    DAILY REMINDER: JOHN MCCAIN IS A SOROS PUPPET
    Over 3 Million Copies Sold! Celebrate 50 years since the release of Phyllis Schlafly's monumental A Choice Not an Echo, the book that launched the conservative resurgence of the late 20th century. This special updated and expanded edition contains 50 percent new material placing the book in its historical context and applying the book's lessons to the issues of today. 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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    Video proof the system is rigged: Donna Brazile emailed at least one debate question to Hillary's staff before her debate with Bernie Sanders. The question was asked almost verbatim by CNN the next night. They screwed Bernie and helped Crooked Hillary cheat in a debate! SHARE THIS EVERYWHERE!
    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… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:No One Left to Lie To: The Triangulations of William Jefferson Clinton

    No One Left to Lie To: The Triangulations of William Jefferson Clinton

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    Trump on Clinton: “I think she's an embarrassment for this country.”
    “Just as the necessary qualification for a good liar is a good memory, so the essential equipment of a would-be lie detector is a good timeline, and a decent archive.” In NO ONE LEFT TO LIE TO, a New York Times bestseller, Christopher Hitchens casts an unflinching eye on the Clinton political machine and offers a searing indictment of a president who sought to hold power at any cost. With blistering wit and meticulous documentation, Hitchens masterfully deconstructs Clinton's abject propensit… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative

    Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative

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    The New York FBI office is actually rigged. Three MUST READ bombshells you missed today because of… things.
    In a powerful and deeply personal memoir in the tradition of Arthur Koestler’s The God That Failed, David Brock, the original right-wing scandal reporter, chronicles his rise to the pinnacle of the conservative movement and his painful break with it.David Brock pilloried Anita Hill in a bestseller. His reporting in The American Spectator as part of the infamous “Arkansas Project” triggered the course of events that led to the historic impeachment trial of President Clinton. Brock was at the c…


  • booksreddit.com:Overthrow: America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq

    Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq

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    A fast-paced narrative history of the coups, revolutions, and invasions by which the United States has toppled fourteen foreign governments — not always to its own benefit”Regime change” did not begin with the administration of George W. Bush, but has been an integral part of U.S. foreign policy for more than one hundred years. Starting with the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy in 1893 and continuing through the Spanish-American War and the Cold War and into our own time, the United States…


  • booksreddit.com:Gandhi: An Autobiography - The Story of My Experiments With Truth

    Gandhi: An Autobiography – The Story of My Experiments With Truth

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    Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for independence and countless other nonviolent struggles of the twentieth century.In a new foreword, noted peace expert and teacher Sissela Bok urges us to adopt Gandhi’s “attitude of experimenting, of tesing what will and will not bear close scrutiny, what can …


  • booksreddit.com:John Dies at the End

    John Dies at the End

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    NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURESTOP.You should not have touched this book with your bare hands.NO, don’t put it down. It’s too late. They’re watching you.My name is David Wong. My best friend is John. Those names are fake. You might want to change yours.You may not want to know about the things you’ll read on these pages, about the sauce, about Korrok, about the invasion, and the future. But it’s too late. You touched the book. You’re in the game. You’re under the eye.The only defense is knowledge…


  • booksreddit.com:With Malice Toward None: A Life of Abraham Lincoln

    With Malice Toward None: A Life of Abraham Lincoln

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    “Full, fair, and accurate. . . . Certainly the most objective biography of Lincoln ever written.” —Pulitzer Prize-winner David Herbert Donald, New York Times Book ReviewFrom preeminent Civil War historian Stephen B. Oates comes the book the Washington Post hails as “the standard one-volume biography of Lincoln.” Oates’ With Malice Toward None is recognized as the seminal biography of the Sixteenth President, by one of America’s most prominent historia…


  • booksreddit.com:House of Leaves

    House of Leaves

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    Years ago, when House of Leaves was first being passed around, it was nothing more than a badly bundled heap of paper, parts of which would occasionally surface on the Internet. No one could have anticipated the small but devoted following this terrifying story would soon command. Starting with an odd assortment of marginalized youth — musicians, tattoo artists, programmers, strippers, environmentalists, and adrenaline junkies — the book eventually made its way into the hands of older gener…