For the Political Scientist

Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy By Jamie Raskin Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063209787
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Published: Harper - January 4th, 2022

A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.


With exclusive reporting, eyewitness accounts and analysis from the Pulitzer Prize-winning staff of The New York Times, this edition of THE JANUARY 6 REPORT offers the definitive record of the attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Read the report from the select committee’s investigation into the Jan.


And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle By Jon Meacham Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780553393965
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Published: Random House - October 18th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer Jon Meacham chronicles the life of Abraham Lincoln, charting how—and why—he confronted secession, threats to democracy, and the tragedy of slavery to expand the possibilities of America.


Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America By Maggie Haberman Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593297346
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Published: Penguin Press - October 4th, 2022

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller.

“This is the book Trump fears most.” - Axios

“Will be a primary source about the most vexing president in American history for years to come.” - Joe Klein, The New York Times

"A uniquely illuminating portrait." - Sean Wilentz, The Washington Post


Profiles in Ignorance: How America's Politicians Got Dumb and Dumber By Andy Borowitz Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781668003886
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - September 13th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER * WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER * Named One of 7 Best Nonfiction Books of the Fall by Kirkus Reviews

Andy Borowitz, “one of the funniest people in America” (CBS Sunday Morning), brilliantly examines the intellectual deterioration of American politics, from Ronald Reagan to Dan


The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America By Richard Rothstein Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781631494536
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Published: Liveright - May 1st, 2018

New York Times Bestseller • Notable Book of the Year • Editors' Choice Selection
One of Bill Gates’ “Amazing Books” of the Year
One of Publishers Weekly’s 10 Best Books of the Year
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction
An NPR Best Book of the Year
Winner of the Hillman Prize for Nonfiction


Grace: President Obama and Ten Days in the Battle for America By Cody Keenan Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780358651895
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Published: Mariner Books - October 4th, 2022

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER


Why We're Polarized By Ezra Klein Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781476700366
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - June 15th, 2021

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA’S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2022

One of Bill Gates’s “5 books to read this summer,” this New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller shows us that America’s political system isn’t broken. The truth is scarier: it’s working exactly as designed.


Weapons of Mass Delusion: When the Republican Party Lost Its Mind By Robert Draper Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780593300145
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Published: Penguin Press - October 18th, 2022

One of The Washington Post's 10 Best Books of 2022

The disturbing eyewitness account of how a new breed of Republicans—led by Marjorie Taylor Greene, Paul Gosar, Matt Gaetz, Lauren Boebert, and Madison Cawthorn—far from moving on from Trump, have taken the politics of hysteria to even greater extremes and brought American democracy to the edge


The Divider: Trump in the White House, 2017-2021 By Peter Baker, Susan Glasser Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780385546539
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Published: Doubleday - September 20th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A Best Book of the Year: The New Yorker and Financial Times • "The most comprehensive and detailed account of the Trump presidency yet published."—The Washington Post

"A sumptuous feast of astonishing tales...The more one reads, the more one wishes to read."—NPR.com


Constitution of the United States By Founding Fathers (Created by) Cover Image
By Founding Fathers (Created by)
$9.95
ISBN: 9781557091055
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Published: Applewood Books - April 1st, 1995

The landmark legal document of the United States, the U.S. Constitution comprises the primary law of the Federal Government. Signed by the members of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787, the Constitution outlines the powers and responsibilities of the three chief branches of the Federal Government, as well as the basic rights of the citizens of the United States.


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The White House Plumbers: The Seven Weeks That Led to Watergate and Doomed Nixon's Presidency By Egil "Bud" Krogh, Matthew Krogh Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250851628
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - December 27th, 2022

SOON TO BE A FIVE-PART HBO SERIES, STARRING WOODY HARRELSON AND JUSTIN THEROUX

The true story of The White House Plumbers, a secret unit inside Nixon's White House, and their ill-conceived plans stop the leaking of the Pentagon Papers, and how they led to Watergate and the President's demise.


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The January 6th Report By Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States Capitol, David Remnick, Jamie Raskin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250877529
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Published: Celadon Books - December 20th, 2022

Celadon Books and The New Yorker present the report by the Select Committee to Investigate the Jan 6 Attack on the United States Capitol.


They Knew: How a Culture of Conspiracy Keeps America Complacent By Sarah Kendzior Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250210722
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Published: Flatiron Books - September 13th, 2022

“Every sentence delivered. The pathos of truth-seeking left me thinking of Herman Melville."
—Timothy Snyder, #1 New York Times bestselling author of On Tyranny


The Premonition: A Pandemic Story By Michael Lewis Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324035534
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 5th, 2022

New York Times Bestseller

For those who could read between the lines, the censored news out of China was terrifying. But the president insisted there was nothing to worry about.


Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy By Nathaniel Philbrick Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780525562191
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Published: Penguin Books - May 31st, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Travels with George . . . is quintessential Philbrick—a lively, courageous, and masterful achievement.” The Boston Globe

 


Leadership: In Turbulent Times By Doris Kearns Goodwin Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781476795935
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019

From Pulitzer Prize–winning author and esteemed presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin, an invaluable guide to the development and exercise of leadership from Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Franklin D.


All the President's Men By Bob Woodward, Carl Bernstein Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781476770512
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 3rd, 2014

50th Anniversary Edition—With a new foreword on what Watergate means today.

“The work that brought down a presidency...perhaps the most influential piece of journalism in history” (Time)—from the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of The Final Days.


One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy By Carol Anderson, Dick Durbin (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Carol Anderson, Dick Durbin (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781635571394
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 17th, 2019

As featured in the documentary All In: The Fight for Democracy

PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award Finalist, Longlisted for the National Book Award, NPR Politics Podcast Book Club Choice
Best Books of the Year--Washington Post, Boston Globe, NPR, Bustle, NYPL