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  • booksreddit.com:Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

    Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

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    Wolff’s Trump book going on sale four days early amid furor
    #1 New York Times BestsellerWith extraordinary access to the West Wing, Michael Wolff reveals what happened behind-the-scenes in the first nine months of the most controversial presidency of our time in Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House.Since Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, the country―and the world―has witnessed a stormy, outrageous, and absolutely mesmerizing presidential term that reflects the volatility and fierceness of the man elected Comm…


  • booksreddit.com:Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness

    Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

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    Why are the assassinations of Presidents McKinley and Garfield seemingly confined to the back blocks of history, while Presidents Lincoln and Kennedy are theorised, discussed, written about and dramatised in countless documentaries and films on a regular basis?
    James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will, he engaged in a fierce battle with the corrupt political establishment. But four months after his inauguration, a deranged office seeker tracked Garfield down and shot him in the back. But the shot didn’t kill Garfield. The drama of what hap…


  • booksreddit.com:The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson

    The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson

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    WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE MARK LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE, THE AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK PRIZENAMED BY THE NEW YORK TIMES ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Economist * Time * Newsweek * Foreign Policy * Business Week * The Week * The Christian Science Monitor *NewsdayBy the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Power Broker.Book Four of Robert A. Caro’s monumental The Years of Lyndon …


  • booksreddit.com:Forgiveness

    Forgiveness

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    When the Second World War broke out, Ralph MacLean traded his quiet yet troubled life on the Magdalen Islands in eastern Canada for the ravages of war overseas. On the other side of the country, Mitsue Sakamoto and her family felt their pleasant life in Vancouver starting to fade away after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.Ralph found himself one of the many Canadians captured by the Japanese in December 1941. He would live out his war in a prison camp, enduring beatings, starvation, elect…


  • booksreddit.com:Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House

    Thousand Days: John F. Kennedy in the White House

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    Trump planning one-on-one meeting with Putin without aides present: report
    Written by one of our foremost historians and published in 1965, A Thousand Days is still considered the most complete and definitive portrait of John F. Kennedy and his administration. Handpicked by Kennedy to serve as special assistant to the president, historian and Harvard professor Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. witnessed firsthand the politics and personalities that influenced some of the most important and dramatic events in modern history. The hundreds of photographs and documents includ…


  • booksreddit.com:Guided Destiny

    Guided Destiny

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    I began writing Guided Destiny as a form of therapy to help me to cope with the loss of my son. I wanted to remember every aspect of his remarkable life and the journey he took us on. Never before had I met someone so astonishing. To be his parent was a true honor. The first days of writing were filled with tears. Then as the days progressed I felt as if we were reliving his life together. What I did not expect to happen were the words that appeared on the paper. Words, that were not mine, wo…


  • booksreddit.com:Stalin in Power: The Revolution from Above

    Stalin in Power: The Revolution from Above, 1928-1941

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    How critical was the capture of Moscow during WWII? Were the Germans really 1 mile away from essentially destroying the Soviet Union?
    This book forms the second volume of Tucker’s biography of Stalin, the first volume of which, “Stalin as Revolutionary”, was recently reissued by Norton in the United Kingdom. Robert Tucker shows that Stalin was a Bolshevik of the radical right whose revolution cast the country deep into its imperial, autocratic past. In 1929 Stalin plunged Soviet Russia into a coercive “revolution from above”, a decade long effort to amass military-industrial power for a new war. He forced 25 million peasant… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:Stalin in Power: The Revolution from Above

    Stalin in Power: The Revolution from Above, 1928-1941

    2224

    This book forms the second volume of Tucker’s biography of Stalin, the first volume of which, “Stalin as Revolutionary”, was recently reissued by Norton in the United Kingdom. Robert Tucker shows that Stalin was a Bolshevik of the radical right whose revolution cast the country deep into its imperial, autocratic past. In 1929 Stalin plunged Soviet Russia into a coercive “revolution from above”, a decade long effort to amass military-industrial power for a new war. He forced 25 million peasant…


  • booksreddit.com:Mein Kampf

    Mein Kampf

    1932

    Why Do some in the alt right look up to the Nazis?
    Mein Kampf is perhaps the only notable work written in two volumes by Adolf Hitler, in 1924. Hitler was arrested when he took out a mass demonstration in favour of national unity for the formation of a socialist German state. He was tried by the People’s Court in Munich and subsequently, imprisoned for thirteen months where he wrote the first volume. The second volume was written after he was released. This book will give you an insight into one of the greatest tyrant of this century, his pol…


  • booksreddit.com:The Boyfriend Fantasies: Book 1

    The Boyfriend Fantasies: Book 1

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    Kate’s new boyfriend Stan has no clue she fantasizes so much about sex, but is pleasantly surprised when she starts to share. This 9,888 word book contains three dirty fantasies, all within the love story of Kate and Stan. The Boyfriend Fantasies Book 2 will continue in February! 1: Mr. Smith’s PlaytoyWhile she masturbates, Kate tells Stan her fantasy of being the new executive playtoy trained by elegant Miranda and bubbly Sarah.2: Another Man for You Kate’s fantasy involves two man, one to t…


  • booksreddit.com:Between the World and Me

    Between the World and Me

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    you NEED to read these books if you even slightly care about anything
    Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States” (The New York Observer)#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER | NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER | PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST | NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST | NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • O: The Oprah Magazine • The Washington Post • P…


  • booksreddit.com:Fight Night at the Futanari Club

    Fight Night at the Futanari Club

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    Futanaris – beautiful, feminine creatures with breasts, a vagina… and a penis! When our hero accepts a job wrestling Futanaris for a hefty paycheck, he may have bitten off more than he can chew; his ass will literally be on the line in these no-holds-barred sexfights. If he wins, his defeated opponent is his plaything, but if he loses…….Fight Night at the Futanari Club contains five full-length matches, all male/Futanari.


  • booksreddit.com:Grandma Gatewood's Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail

    Grandma Gatewood’s Walk: The Inspiring Story of the Woman Who Saved the Appalachian Trail

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    Winner of the 2014 National Outdoor Book Awards for History/Biography Emma Gatewood told her family she was going on a walk and left her small Ohio hometown with a change of clothes and less than two hundred dollars. The next anybody heard from her, this genteel, farm-reared, 67-year-old great-grandmother had walked 800 miles along the 2,050-mile Appalachian Trail. And in September 1955, having survived a rattlesnake strike, two hurricanes, and a run-in with gangsters from Harlem, she stood a…


  • booksreddit.com:Taken by the T-Rex (Dinosaur Erotica)

    Taken by the T-Rex (Dinosaur Erotica)

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    All my husband wanted for Valentines was this stupid dinosaur costume. Ask and you shall receive…
    Drin is her tribe’s chief huntress; she lives for the thrill of the hunt. Men and sex hold no allure for her, as Drin has never found a partner to satisfy her. When a T-Rex descends upon her village, destroying it, Drin demands that the tribe’s hunters go in search of the beast and slaughter it. Opting for safety instead of revenge, the tribe moves to a new location, hoping that the big beast won’t follow them.It does.Drin taunts the beast, giving her tribes mates time to flee. As she run…


  • 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:The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin

    The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin

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    Vladimir Putin served in the KGB until 1991. Do we know of any operations or activities he was involved in, and their effects?
    “A riveting, immensely detailed biography of Putin that explains in full-bodied, almost Shakespearian fashion why he acts the way he does.” –Robert D. Kaplan   The New Tsar is the book to read if you want to understand how Vladimir Putin sees the world and why he has become one of the gravest threats to American security.The epic tale of the rise to power of Russia’s current president—the only complete biography in English – that fully captures his emergence from shrouded obscurity and depriv… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin

    The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin

    1634

    “A riveting, immensely detailed biography of Putin that explains in full-bodied, almost Shakespearian fashion why he acts the way he does.” –Robert D. Kaplan   The New Tsar is the book to read if you want to understand how Vladimir Putin sees the world and why he has become one of the gravest threats to American security.The epic tale of the rise to power of Russia’s current president—the only complete biography in English – that fully captures his emergence from shrouded obscurity and depriv…


  • booksreddit.com:Fear: Trump in the White House

    Fear: Trump in the White House

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    White House Dreads ‘Killer’ Woodward Book After ‘Everyone’ Talked To Him
    OVER 2 MILLION COPIES SOLD RUNAWAY #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER SENSATIONAL #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER “Explosive.”—The Washington Post “Devastating.”—The New Yorker “Unprecedented.”—CNN “Great reporting…astute.”—Hugh Hewitt THE INSIDE STORY ON PRESIDENT TRUMP, AS ONLY BOB WOODWARD CAN TELL ITWith authoritative reporting honed through nine presidencies, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump’s White House and precisely how he m…


  • booksreddit.com:A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness

    A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness

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    It’s argued that Lincoln had Marfan’s Syndrome, what other important people of history had unusual, rare, or otherwise cool disorders/diseases?
    This New York Times bestseller is a myth-shattering exploration of the powerful connections between mental illness and leadership. Historians have long puzzled over the apparent mental instability of great and terrible leaders alike: Napoleon, Lincoln, Churchill, Hitler, and others. In A First-Rate Madness, Nassir Ghaemi, director of the Mood Disorders Programme at Tufts Medical Center, offers and sets forth a controversial, compelling thesis: the very qualities that mark those with mood dis… more about book…