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HIGHLIGHTS WRESTLING WITH THE ANGEL OF DEMOCRACY On Being an American Citizen By Susan Griffin In Wrestling with the Angel of Democracy, Susan Griffin explores American history and demonstrates that democracy is not only a system of governance but, in its fullest form, a revolution in consciousness—one that is still unfolding today. Page 2

THE SECOND WORLD Empires and Influence in the New Global Order By Parag Khanna “Parag Khanna’s fascinating book takes us on an epic journey around the multipolar world, elegantly combining historical analysis, political theory, and eye-witness reports to shed light on the battle for primacy between the world’s new empires.” —Mark Leonard, Executive Director, European Council on Foreign Relations Page 4

THE MUCH TOO PROMISED LAND America’s Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace By Aaron David Miller “Insightful.... [Including] a nuanced meditation on the interface between U.S. domestic politics and the situation in the middle East.... A spirited and intimate account.” —Foreign Affairs Page 6

REAL EDUCATION Four Simple Truths for Bringing America’s Schools Back to Reality By Charles Murray Charles Murray, the co-author of the bestseller The Bell Curve, presents a groundbreaking manifesto to transform American education. Impassioned and thought-provoking, Real Education is poised to become a touchstone for our nation’s greatest debate—and an impetus for change. Page 7

THE CONSEQUENCES TO COME American Power After Bush Edited by Robert B. Silvers In this collection of essays, nine contributors assess the human and political costs of the war on terror and the occupation of Iraq.They then look ahead to the issues shaping the 2008 election campaign and at the challenges and opportunities that will face America and the new administration after Bush leaves Washington. Page 10

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THE NEXT 100 YEARS A Forecast for the 21st Century By George Friedman

Publishes January 2009. Advance Reader’s Copy Available. Email rhacademic@randomhouse.com to request a free copy.

here will war erupt—and when? How will power shift across the globe? What technology will alter the way in which we live? Will the U.S. economy, and power in the world, continue to thrive?

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The Next 100 Years: A Forecast for the 21st Century, is George Friedman’s fascinating forecast of the next hundred years—how the world will look, geopolitically, and what is in store for the United States. A few highlights: • The 21st century will feature a series of apparent catastrophes and miscalculations by the United States, which will lead to consistently greater power.The United States will continue apparently random interventions in the international system: e.g. Kosovo, Iraq, and North Korea.Their sole purpose will be to destabilize Eurasia—although by 2040, U.S. actions will end up creating two very strong new enemies (one is familiar, the other is quite surprising). • There are several major wars and civil wars on the horizon in the next fifty years, including a new Cold War.The next fundamental crisis will be over the Pacific Ocean. It has surged in importance yet none of the basic geopolitical issues have been settled. • The world is facing a dramatic population drop, which will bottom out in 2050. As a result, we’re in for a severe global labor shortage.The result? Today’s immigration debate will be meaningless, and countries like the U.S. will actually compete for immigrant laborers.We will also see a massive surge in the development and use of robots in our daily lives.We have only seen the beginning of the computer revolution. • Space:We have seen the false dawn in space travel, as well as the importance of space. In the 21st century, we will run out of minerals on earth.These substances are found in abundance on the moon. Military tactics and warfare will also be conducted heavily from space— leading to an enormous space industry for the U.S. and other First world powers.

Forthcoming January 2009. Do not order before 1/27/2009. Doubleday • HC 978-0-385-51705-8 • 288pp. $26.00/$30.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $13.00 Also by George Friedman AMERICA’S SECRET WAR Inside the Hidden Worldwide Struggle Between the United States and Its Enemies Broadway • TR • 978-0-7679-1785-8 • 384pp. $14.95/$21.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

About the Author George Friedman is the chairman and founder of Stratfor, the world’s leading private intelligence company. A nationally recognized expert on intelligence and international geopolitics, he is the author of four books and numerous articles on national security, information warfare, computer security, and the intelligence business. Organization Website: www.stratfor.com

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WRESTLING WITH THE ANGEL OF DEMOCRACY On Being an American Citizen By Susan Griffin hat does it mean to be a citizen of the United States? In this compelling and personal work, Susan Griffin—cultural historian, poet, public intellectual— blends history, cultural critique, and memoir to discover the essence of our democracy. From the Declaration of Independence to the war in Iraq, from Thomas Jefferson to John Muir to Jelly Roll Morton, Griffin charts the rise and fall of the American vision of freedom and equality.

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Trumpeter • HC 978-1-59030-297-2 • 304pp. $24.95/$27.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $12.50 Also Available from Susan Griffin: THE BOOK OF THE COURTESANS A Catalogue of Their Virtues Broadway • TR • 978-0-7679-0451-3 • 288pp. $14.95/$22.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

A CHORUS OF STONES Anchor • TR • 978-0-385-41885-0 • 384pp. $15.95/$24.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

Within the American psyche, Griffin explains, there is an enduring battle between the “psychology of empire,” characterized by a desire for safety, order, and control, and the “psychology of democracy,” characterized by equality, empathy, and truth-telling. “As a social body,” she writes, “we are caught between conflicting desires, between the wish for freedom and the desire for order and safety, between the psychology of subjects and the psychology of citizens.” Griffin’s probing exploration of the history of American democracy is interwoven with sections of memoir exploring her own upbringing and political awakenings as the daughter of working-class parents in 1950s California. Throughout this unique work—which gives special emphasis to the inner lives of pivotal historical figures— Griffin demonstrates that ultimately democracy is not only a system of governance, but, in its fullest form, represents a revolution in consciousness, one that is still unfolding today.We are still wrestling with the promise of democracy and, as American citizens, are deeply affected by the ongoing struggle between tyranny and freedom. Praise for Wrestling With the Angel of Democracy

About the Author Susan Griffin has won dozens of awards for her work as a feminist writer, poet, essayist, playwright, and filmmaker. She is the author of more than twenty books including A Chorus of Stones, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award. She is also the recipient of an Emmy, a MacArthur grant, and a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Author website: www.susangriffin.com

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“Poetic, personal, political, this powerful new work celebrates the true meaning of freedom. Susan Griffin offers readers a provocative meditation on the culture of democracy.”—bell hooks “Unique... fresh and probing... strikes at the very heart of America’s cruel paradoxes.With a light, yet devastating touch, Griffin charts our continued ‘wrestling’ with democratic ideals—her incisive search for the soul of democracy stirs up pride, despair, and hope.”—Booklist, starred review


THEY KNEW THEY WERE RIGHT The Rise of the Neocons By Jacob Heilbrunn

eoconservatism has become one of the most controversial intellectual movements in American history. Critics on left and right describe them as a tightknit cabal that ensnared the Bush administration in an unwinnable foreign war.

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But just who are the neoconservatives? How did an obscure band of policy intellectuals, left for dead in the 1990s, suddenly rise to influence the Bush administration and revolutionize American foreign policy? In They Knew They Were Right, Jacob Heilbrunn depicts the government officials, pundits, and think-tank denizens who make up this movement, bringing them to life against a background rich in historical detail and political insight. Setting the movement in the larger context of the decades-long battle between liberals and conservatives— first over communism and now over the war on terrorism—he shows that they have always been intellectual mavericks, and that they remain a potent and permanent force in American politics.

Praise for They Knew They Were Right

Doubleday • HC 978-0-385-51181-0 • 336pp. $26.00/$30.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $13.00

“The most important and revealing profile of the roots of neoconservatism available today.”—Steven Clemons, Publisher, The Washington Note

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“They Knew They Were Right will fit nicely on the rapidly expanding shelf explaining Iraq. Heilbrunn candidly admits that he is not the first writer to probe the neocons (James Mann, Francis Fukuyama and Sidney Blumenthal, among others, preceded him), but he spends more time than most on the group’s deep history. It is a wise choice, for the formative period remains poorly understood... his research is thorough and his judgments fair.” —Ted Widmer, The Washington Post

Jacob Heilbrunn writes regularly for the New York Times, Washington Monthly, and National Interest. He is a former member of the Los Angeles Times editorial board and was a senior editor at the New Republic. He lives in Washington, DC.

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THE SECOND WORLD Empires and Influence in the New Global Order By Parag Khanna

n The Second World, brilliant young scholar Parag Khanna takes students on a thrilling global tour, one that shows how America’s dominant moment has been suddenly replaced by a geopolitical marketplace wherein the European Union and China compete with the United States to shape world order on their own terms.This contest is hottest and most decisive in the Second World: pivotal regions in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and East Asia.

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Khanna explores the evolution of geopolitics through the recent histories of such underreported, fascinating, and complicated countries as Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Colombia, Libya,Vietnam, and Malaysia—nations whose resources will ultimately determine the fate of the three superpowers, but whose futures are perennially uncertain as they struggle to rise into the first world or avoid falling into the third.

Random House • HC 978-1-4000-6508-0 • 496pp. $29.00/$34.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $14.50 Paperback forthcoming February 2009. About the Author Parag Khanna directs the Global Governance Initiative in the American Strategy Program of the New America Foundation. He has been a fellow at the Brookings Institution and worked for the World Economic Forum and the Council on Foreign Relations. During 2007, he was a senior geopolitical advisor to U.S. Special Operations Command. Born in India, Khanna was raised in the United Arab Emirates, the U.S., and Germany. He holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University and is completing his Ph.D. at the London School of Economics. Author website: wwwparagkhanna.com

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Informed, witty, and armed with a traveler’s intuition for blending into diverse cultures, Khanna mixes copious research with deep reportage to remake the map of the world. He depicts second-world societies from the inside out, observing how globalization divides them into winners and losers along political, economic, and cultural lines—and shows how China, Europe, and America use their unique imperial gravities to pull the second-world countries into their orbits. Wide-reaching in scope and boldness, Parag Khanna’s The Second World will be the definitive guide to world politics for years to come. Praise for The Second World “Parag Khanna’s fascinating book takes us on an epic journey around the multipolar world, elegantly combining historical analysis, political theory, and eye-witness reports to shed light on the battle for primacy between the world’s new empires.”—Mark Leonard, Executive Director, European Council on Foreign Relations


BOOKS BY STEVE LEVINE

PUTIN’S LABYRINTH Spies, Murder, and the Dark Heart of the New Russia ccording to acclaimed journalist Steve LeVine, the new Russia is marching in an alarming direction under the leadership of Vladimir Putin. Emboldened by escalating oil wealth as well as newfound prominence as a world power, Russia has veered back toward the authoritarian roots planted in Imperial/Czarist times and firmly established during the Soviet era.Though Russia has a new president, Dmitri Medvedev, Putin remains in control, endangering the democratic reforms of the post-Soviet order. Now, in Putin’s Labyrinth, LeVine provides a penetrating account of modern Russia under the repressive rule of an all-powerful autocrat. LeVine, who lived in and reported from the former Soviet Union for more than a decade, portrays the growth of a “culture of death”—from targeted assassinations of the state’s enemies to the Kremlin’s indifference when innocent hostages are slaughtered.

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Drawing on new interviews with eyewitnesses and the families of victims, LeVine documents the bloodshed that has stained Putin’s two terms as president.

Random House • HC 978-1-4000-6685-8 • 224pp. $26.00/$30.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $13.00

THE OIL AND THE GLORY The Pursuit of Empire and Fortune on the Caspian Sea he Oil and the Glory is the gripping account of the latest phase in the epochal struggle for control of the earth’s “black gold.”

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“The collapse of the Soviet Union was a big opportunity for Big Oil, whose exploits are detailed in this fast-paced work of political and economic reportage by Wall Street Journal energy correspondent LeVine.”—Kirkus Reviews Praise for The Oil and the Glory “LeVine covers a lot of territory here, not just international geopolitics but also the transformation of the global energy industry itself. He has an eye for the telling detail, and this story upon layered story contains many revealing details.”—Middle East Journal About the Author

Random House • HC 978-0-375-50614-7 • 496pp. $27.95/$35.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $14.00

Steve LeVine is the chief foreign affairs writer for BusinessWeek and is based in Washington, D.C. He was a foreign correspondent for eighteen years, posted in the Soviet Union, Pakistan, and the Philippines, reporting for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Newsweek, Financial Times, and other publications. Visit the author’s website: www.oilandglory.com

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THE MUCH TOO PROMISED LAND America’s Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace By Aaron David Miller egotiator, historian, and analyst Aaron David Miller provides an unprecedented and powerful discourse on America’s efforts to bring about a lasting peace in the Middle East, illuminated by the candid impressions of dozens of key figures interviewed exclusively for this project. Miller was granted more than 160 interviews from the key players—presidents, secretaries of state, and the decision-makers in Israel and the Arab world—that reveal the intimate thoughts and reflections of these historymakers. Miller gives students insight into issues of culture, religion, domestic politics, national security, foreign policy and diplomacy.

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Bantam • HC 978-0-553-80490-4 • 416pp. $26.00/$32.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $13.00 Paperback forthcoming December 2008. Do not order before 12/30/2008. Bantam • TR 978-0-553-38414-7 • 416pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00 About the Author Aaron David Miller is a public policy fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for scholars. For the last two decades he has served as an advisor to six secretaries of state, helping to formulate U.S. policy on the Middle East and the Arab-Israeli peace process. He lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Inside The Book: The Author’s Tour Listen to exclusive commentary by Miller, enhanced with actual audio-excerpts from his interviews. Take the author’s tour and learn more at www.muchtoopromisedland.com

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“Miller shines a floodlight on the workings of America’s Middle East policy. He has written the rarest kind of diplomatic history—both knowing and accessible.This is a book peopled by large, historic figures—Arabs, Israelis, and Americans, and Aaron Miller renders them with artistry. He was there as this diplomatic history was made, and he distills it for his readers with honesty and wisdom and no small measure of irreverence. A superb and exquisitely rendered book.”—Fouad Ajami, Majid Khadduri Professor of Middle East Studies, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies “This book is absolutely necessary reading for anyone who cares about a Middle East peace. Aaron David Miller recounts the history of negotiations based on his deep personal involvement. Not only is it a fascinating tale, it helps us better understand the solution that someday will be possible.”—Walter Isaacson, author of Einstein: His Life and Universe “Illuminating... the value of the book is its rich and colorful history of past negotiations, and Miller’s sharpedged analysis of what went wrong and right. Memo to the secretary of state:The next time you head off to Jerusalem, throw out some of those briefing papers to make room for this book in your briefcase.”—The Washington Post “Insightful.... [Including] a nuanced meditation on the interface between U.S. domestic politics and the situation in the middle East.... A spirited and intimate account.” —Foreign Affairs


REAL EDUCATION Four Simple Truths for Bringing America’s Schools Back to Reality By Charles Murray n Real Education, researcher and scholar Charles Murray confronts the American educational system. Essentially, he posits four simple truths that parents and educators must come to terms with:

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• Ability varies • Half of the children are below average • Too many people are going to college • America’s future depends on how we educate the gifted For Murray, the soft, self-esteem-driven ethos of American education shortchanges students at every level. It pretends that all children have an open-ended ability to learn, ignoring the limits that should affect our approach to students at the bottom. It has told everyone that they should get a college degree, leading millions of students to conform to a four-year track that makes no sense for their real educational goals and stigmatizing the many more millions who do not have a college degree. It ignores the academically gifted who will inevitably occupy the positions that determine the state of our economy, culture, and politics. By pretending they are just like everybody else while they are in school, Murray asserts that we do not prepare the gifted to meet the special obligations that their success should carry with it. Impassioned and thought-provoking, Real Education is poised to become a touchstone for our nation’s greatest debate—and its most important change. Praise for Real Education “Charles Murray is one professional contrarian who cannot be written off—not since his first book, Losing Ground, led to a complete restructuring of America’s welfare system. At first Real Education, with its plan for identifying “the elite,” may strike you as an elaboration of his hotly contested views on IQ. But suddenly—swock!—he pops a gasper: a practical plan for literally reproducing, re-creating, a new generation of Jeffersons, Adamses, Franklins, and Hamiltons, educated, drilled, steeped, marinated in those worthies’ concern for the Good and Virtuous with a capital V— nothing less than an elite of Founding Great-great-greatgreat-great Grandchildren.”—Tom Wolfe

Crown Forum • HC 978-0-307-40538-8 • 256pp. $24.95/$27.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $12.50 About the Author Charles Murray is the author of Losing Ground and coauthor with Richard Herrnstein of The Bell Curve. He was named by the National Journal as one of the 50 “People Who Make a Difference” in national policy making.

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A PATH OUT OF THE DESERT A Grand Strategy for America in the Middle East By Kenneth M. Pollack n A Path Out of the Desert, Kenneth M. Pollack—one of the most respected and controversial foreign policy experts in the U.S.—argues that the greatest threat to America’s peace and prosperity lies in the political repression, economic stagnation, and cultural conflict rampant in the Middle East.The ossified political systems, malfunctioning economies, and outdated social structures that are producing terrorism and instability in the region pose a direct threat to America’s economy and national security. For this reason, we cannot turn our backs on the region in frustration at the fiascoes of the George W. Bush administration—instead, we must continue to make the Middle East a priority in our policy, albeit in a humbler, more realistic, and more cohesive way.

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Random House • HC 978-1-4000-6548-6 • 592pp. $30.00/$34.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $15.00 Also by Kenneth M. Pollack THE PERSIAN PUZZLE The Conflict Between Iran and America Random House • TR • 978-0-8129-7336-5 • 576pp. $15.95/$22.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

Drawing on his many years spent studying and living in the Middle East, Pollack outlines the problems the region faces with deftness and empathy, and argues forcefully for a “grand strategy” that will unify American foreign policy toward the region. He carefully examines each of the Middle East’s most disputed contemporary issues—the states of Iraq, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, as well as the nature of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict—and explains how the U.S. can address each through policies that are mutually-reinforcing, and that will also help to ameliorate the political, economic and social problems that underlie the regions many crises. Like The Threatening Storm, A Path Out of the Desert is guaranteed to stimulate debate and galvanize outdated modes of thinking about the Middle East.

About the Author Kenneth M. Pollack is the director of research at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. From 1995 to 1996 and from 1999 to 2001, he served as director for Persian Gulf affairs at the National Security Council, where he was the principal working-level official responsible for implementation of U.S. policy toward Iraq, Iran, and the states of the Arabian Peninsula. Prior to his time in the Clinton administration, he spent seven years in the CIA as a Persian Gulf military analyst.

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Praise for A Path Out of the Desert “Ken Pollack has done something quite rare: he has not only written a sound, reasoned assessment of what the United States faces in the Middle East, but he has also provided a compelling strategy for how to deal with the wide-ranging challenges in the area...With the Middle East now the focal point of US national security concerns, it is essential to develop a grand strategy for this critical region. Fortunately, Ken Pollack has written one—and it should be required reading for everyone.”—Dennis Ross, United States Special Middle East Coordinator, 1993–2001 and author of Statecraft: and How to Restore America’s Standing in the World


THE STRONG MAN John Mitchell and the Secrets of Watergate By James Rosen

s Nixon’s attorney general, John Mitchell was at the center of the swirling controversies of the 1960s. He stood up to the antiwar movement, led the efforts to desegregate public schools, and was the confident troubleshooter during the Pentagon Papers and Joint Chiefs spying crises. But it was the Watergate scandal that tested his mettle—and spelled his destruction.

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The Strong Man traces in unprecedented detail Mitchell’s private life, his rise to power, and his spectacular public downfall. Drawing on over 250 interviews with former presidents Ford and Bush, and many other key figures of the 1960s and ‘70s (including Kissinger, Rumsfeld, Haldeman, and Dean), James Rosen follows Mitchell as the administration is engulfed in scandal. He reveals the true purpose of the Watergate break-in, including who ordered it and the hidden role played by the CIA; identifies the mastermind behind the cover-up; and proves that Watergate prosecutors framed Mitchell on multiple criminal charges. Written with verve and filled with drama, The Strong Man is a masterful work of history and biography. Praise for The Strong Man “James Rosen’s The Strong Man is excellent. Few novels read as well as this first-rate blend of history and biography. Crammed with new information and steeped in deep research, political street smarts, fresh insights, and crisp, clear writing, it is a major contribution to the history of Watergate and the Nixon presidency.” —Dan Rather, CBS News White House correspondent, 1969–1974 “James Rosen has brought us a fascinating and provocative account of John Mitchell’s life. Using fresh and unexpected sources, The Strong Man dispels some of the mysteries that still linger around this central figure of the Nixon administration and Watergate. Rosen has achieved the difficult task of showing us heretofore unseen facets of the subculture that led to the greatest scandal in American history.”—Michael Beschloss, author of Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America, 1789–1989

Doubleday • HC 978-0-385-50864-3 • 640pp. $35.00/$40.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $17.50 About the Author James Rosen is a Washington correspondent for Fox News. He has covered the White House and State Department, and reported from dozens of foreign countries, including Afghanistan and Iraq. His writings on Watergate and other subjects have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Harper’s, the Atlantic Monthly, National Review, and Playboy, where he is a contributing editor. He lives with his wife and son in Washington, D.C.

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THE CONSEQUENCES TO COME American Power After Bush Edited by Robert B. Silvers

or the past seven years The New York Review of Books has critically examined the Bush administration’s policies at home and abroad. In this collection of essays, nine of the Review’s contributors assess the human and political costs of the war on terror and the occupation of Iraq, and look ahead to the issues shaping the 2008 election campaign.

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The presidency of George W. Bush has, as Jonathan Freedland noted, created a near consensus that the “invasion of Iraq was a calamity,” has “reduced America’s standing in the world and made the United States less, not more secure.” Joan Didion described Vice President Dick Cheney as “the central player in the system of willed errors and reversals that is the Bush administration.” Peter Galbraith argued that from the beginning of the occupation of Iraq, Bush “facilitated the very event he warned would be a disastrous consequence of a US withdrawal from Iraq: the takeover of a large part of the country by an Iranian-backed militia.” New York Review Books • TR 978-1-59017-298-8 • 160pp. $14.95/$16.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00 Contributors include: Joan Didion, Joseph Lelyveld, Mark Danner, Peter Galbraith, Jonathan Freedland, Jonathan Raban, Frank Rich, Michael Tomasky, and Arthur Schlesinger Jr.

As the presidential campaign got underway, Michael Tomasky explained that “despite Bush’s failures and the discrediting of Republican governance, there is every chance that the next Republican president, should the party’s nominee prevail...will be just as conservative as Bush has been—perhaps even more so.” And Frank Rich predicted that it would take the Democrats’ “full powers of self-immolation” to lose the White House in 2008.

Praise for The Consequences to Come “These 10 essays culled from the New York Review of Books appraise the legacy of the Bush presidency and offer stinging critiques of his domestic and foreign policies.... Although the contributors are unanimous in their opposition to the Bush administration and the occupation of Iraq, these pieces do not devolve into mere political screed; instead, they read as a history written on the heels of the present and offer a look at the political landscape of the future.”—Publishers Weekly

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KAFKA COMES TO AMERICA Fighting for Justice in the War on Terror— A Public Defender’s Inside Account By Steven T. Wax ur government can make you disappear.”Those were words Steven T.Wax never imagined he would hear himself say. In his thirty-four years as a lawyer, Wax didn’t have to warn a client that he or she might be taken away to a military brig, or worse, a “black site,” one of our country’s dreaded secret prisons. So how had we come to this? The disappearance of people happens in places ruled by tyrants, military juntas, and fascist strongmen—governments with such contempt for the rule of law that they strip their citizens of all rights. But in America?

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Under the Bush administration, not only have the civil rights of foreigners been in jeopardy, but also those of U.S. citizens. In Kafka Comes to America,Wax interweaves the stories of two men he represented who were caught up in our government’s post-9/11 counterterrorism measures. Brandon Mayfield, an American-born, small-town lawyer and family man, was arrested as a terrorist suspect in the Madrid train station bombings after a fingerprint was mistakenly traced back to him by the FBI. Adel Hamad, a Sudanese hospital administrator working in Pakistan, was taken from his apartment and flown in chains to the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, for no substantiated reason.

Other Press • HC 978-1-590-51295-1 • 400pp. $25.95/$30.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $13.00 About the Author

Kafka Comes to America ultimately reveals where and how our civil liberties have been eroded in favor of a false security, and how each of us can make a difference.

Praise for Kafka Comes to America “Wax offers personal insight and professional outrage; his is a powerful voice that deserves to reach all Americans.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

Steven T.Wax is in his seventh term as the Federal Public Defender for the District of Oregon. A cum laude graduate of Colgate University and Harvard Law School, he was a key part of the Brooklyn, N.Y. District Attorney’s prosecution of David Berkowitz, a.k.a. “Son of Sam.”Wax and his team are representing seven men held as “enemy combatants” in Guantánamo. He has taught at the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College, serves as an ethics prosecutor for the Oregon State Bar, and lectures throughout the country.

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FOR BEGINNERS® SERIES Newly revitalized and ideal for students, the For Beginners® series offers an informative, witty, and fresh take on a wide range of subjects, presenting familiar yet complex concepts in a comic book-style that’s both easily readable and eminently accessible for all students. Please visit www.steerforth.com/forbeginners to browse the whole series

CHOMSKY FOR BEGINNERS By David Cogswell Illustrated by Paul Gordon Noam Chomsky has written over thirty books, is among the world’s most-quoted authors, and The New York Times calls him “arguably the most important intellectual alive”—yet many people have no idea who he is or what he is about. David Cogswell’s lucid writing, Paul Gordon’s witty illustrations, and an interview with the maverick himself make this book the perfect introduction to understanding Chomsky’s political and linguistic ideas. For Beginners • TR • 978-1-934389-17-1 • 160pp. • $14.95/$21.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

ARABS AND ISRAEL FOR BEGINNERS By Ron David Illustrated by Susan David The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is in the headlines daily, but do most Americans really understand what it is about? With dramatic events happening almost every day in this region, and the US government increasingly becoming involved, the American public deserves to hear both sides. Arabs & Israel For Beginners provides an intelligent, in-depth, and accessible Palestinian perspective on the struggle between the two nations. For Beginners • TR • 9781934389164 •- 224pp. • $14.95/$21.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

MALCOLM X FOR BEGINNERS By Bernard Aquina Doctor Illustrated by Bernard Aquina Doctor Powerful narrative and graphics tell the story of Malcolm X’s life, his journey of selfdiscovery, his far-reaching ideas, his martyrdom and his impact on an era. Embraced as a righteous prophet of Black power and pride, damned as a voice of violence, Malcolm X merges as a complex, brave and brilliant figure with much to teach about the struggle for dignity. For Beginners • TR • 978-1-93438-904-1 • 192pp. • $14.95/$21.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

BARACK OBAMA FOR BEGINNERS An Essential Guide By Bob Neer This comprehensive overview condenses the personal and political history of Barack Obama, the first African-American, Democratic candidate for President of the United States.This “Essential Guide” is the first in a new current events series that will present information from a neutral point of view. Includes illustrations and an index of available source material. For Beginners • TR • 978-1-934-38938-6 • 80pp. • $7.95/$9.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

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HURRICANE KATRINA & NEW ORLEANS Three years after Hurricane Katrina and a select few books have emerged as definitive records of what took place—two of those books are below. Also below is a book about New Orleans in a different time.

BREACH OF FAITH Hurricane Katrina and the Near Death of a Great American City By Jed Horne Hurricane Katrina shredded one of the great cities of the South, and as levees failed and the federal relief effort proved lethally incompetent, a natural disaster became a man-made catastrophe. As an editor of New Orleans’ daily newspaper, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Times-Picayune, Jed Horne had a front-row seat to the unfolding drama of the city’s collapse into chaos and its continuing struggle to survive. “[A] splendid mix of reporting and commentary.... Horne, with a sure grasp of local politics and culture, provides a [clear] sense of why things fell apart so completely in

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New Orleans.”—New York Times Book Review Random House • TR • 978-0-8129-7650-2 • 464pp.• $16.00/$19.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

HURRICANE KATRINA Response and Responsibilities Edited by John Brown Childs This book gathers together responses to the hurricane from over thirty contributors, including community activists, sociologists, writers and musicians. Some have been displaced by the hurricane and write about what they have lost. Others write from a distance, seeing patterns in the response to the hurricane that reflect a cultural bias of race and class.Together they offer not only critical assessments of what went wrong, but also hopeful conjecture about possibilities for the future of New Orleans, the Gulf Coast and the United States. North Atlantic Books • TR • 978-0-971-25462-6 • 182pp. • $10.00/$13.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

SONG FOR MY FATHERS A New Orleans Story in Black and White By Tom Sancton In Song for My Fathers journalist-author,Tom Sancton, returns to the New Orleans of his youth to honor the rich culture and music that shaped and guided his life. Here is his personal account during which he recalls the twilight years of the segregation era in the 1950s and 1960s, his eccentric Southern liberal father, and his family’s beliefs in racial equality. Other Press • HC • 978-1-590-51243-2 • 304pp. • $24.95/$27.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $12.50

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HARM A Novel By Brian W. Aldiss In a paranoid, near-future world, Paul Ali, a young writer of Muslim heritage, finds himself imprisoned and held for questioning because of his comic novel, which contains a scene in which two characters joke about the murder of a British prime minister, and his only escape is to an alien planet that he invents within his own mind. Del Rey • HC 978-0-345-49671-3 • 240pp. $21.95/$27.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $11.00

AMERICA AND THE ISLAMIC BOMB The Deadly Compromise By David Armstrong and Joseph J. Trento “This chilling exposé from National Security News Service bureau chief Armstrong and author Trento chronicles American foreign policy in relation to nuclear weapons development worldwide, and particularly in Pakistan.... This accessible history should raise awareness of... perhaps the greatest man-made threat to humanity.”—Publishers Weekly Steerforth • HC 978-1-58642-137-3 • 288pp. $24.95/$29.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $12.50

THE DEVIL WE KNOW Dealing with the New Iranian Superpower By Robert Baer CIA operative Bob Baer exposes for the first time the true extent of Iran’s tightening grip on the Middle East and the world’s energy corridor, the Persian Gulf, revealing that the Shia nation has effectively attacked the U.S. and other leading countries in a new global power play. “The most important and original book on the Middle East to appear in many years…. This is a book McCain and Obama should ponder.” —Thomas Powers

DEER HUNTING WITH JESUS Dispatches from America’s Class War By Joe Bageant “Deer Hunting with Jesus is one of those rare books that is colorful, depressing, hilarious, and biting all at the same time. Joe Bageant has given us a glimpse into the vicious class war that is too often ignored or hidden by those happily perpetrating this war.” —David Sirota, author of Hostile Takeover Three Rivers Press • TR 978-0-307-33937-9 • 288pp. $13.95/$15.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

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THE SHADOW FACTORY

SHIMON PERES

TEARS OF THE DESERT

WHILE EUROPE SLEPT

The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America By James Bamford In The Shadow Factory, Bamford shows how the National Security Agency’s failure to detect the presence of two of the 9/11 hijackers inside the U.S. led the NSA to abandon its long-held policy of spying only on enemies outside the country. With unrivaled access to sources and documents, Bamford details how the agency has conducted domestic surveillance without court approval, how it continues to do so.

The Biography By Michael Bar-Zohar Drawing on his decades-long association with Shimon Peres, as well as the full cooperation of the leader’s family, friends, supporters, and political rivals, Michael Bar-Zohar has crafted a vibrant, daring, richly textured portrait of a man whose life and career span the entire history of Israel.

A Memoir of Survival in Darfur By Halima Bashir and Damien Lewis Halima Bashir was born into the fiercely independent Zaghawa tribe in the remote western deserts of South Darfur of Sudan. A story of bravery, sometimes unspeakable horror, her moving, eloquent memoir describes her life at the hands of Arab militias after she refused to keep quiet about the atrocities taking place in Darfur.

How Radical Islam is Destroying the West from Within By Bruce Bawer While Europe Slept is the story of one American’s experience in Europe before and after 9/11. With its riveting combination of eye-opening reportage and blunt, incisive analysis, this book is essential reading for anyone concerned about the fate of Europe and what it portends for the United States.

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THE THUMPIN’

IN THE RING

PROMISES TO KEEP

How Rahm Emanuel and the Democrats Learned to Be Ruthless and Ended the Republican Revolution By Naftali Bendavid Acclaimed Chicago Tribune reporter Naftali Bendavid goes behind the scenes of the blue party and shows how, by selecting moderate-toconservative candidates and fighting for every vote, the Democrats were able to change the course of our nation.

The Trials of a Washington Lawyer By Robert S. Bennett In a no-holds-barred memoir, an attorney speaks out on his forty-year career as the legal representative for many of Washington’s power elite, going inside some of his most difficult and intriguing cases to reveal how he prepared for trials, handled witnesses, and crafted arguments, transforming the American legal system in the process.

On Life and Politics By Joe Biden The incumbent senior U.S. Senator from Delaware, Joseph R. Biden, Jr., looks back on his many life experiences and especially on the political education he received through nearly four decades in Congress. Biden is currently serving his sixth term and is sixth-longest serving among current Senators (fourth among Democrats). He is Delaware’s longest-serving Senator.

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SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II By Douglas A. Blackmon From the late 1870s through the mid-twentieth century, thousands of African American men were arbitrarily arrested, hit with outrageous fines, and with no means to pay these “debts,” required to work them off. Slavery by Another Name is an account of a little-known crime against African Americans, and the insidious legacy of white racism that reverberates today. Doubleday • HC 978-0-385-50625-0 • 480 pp. $29.95/$34.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $15.00

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NOBODIES

SUPERIOR, NEBRASKA

Modern American Slave Labor and the Dark Side of the New Global Economy By John Bowe With his provocative study of forced labor in the U.S., Bowe offers a close-up look at the working conditions that the government and corporations ignore, decry, but ultimately need. Nobodies provides a sobering analysis of the moral implications of the inexpensive goods to which the American economy—and consumer— has become accustomed.

The Common Sense Values of America’s Heartland By Denis Boyles Since the days of “Bleeding Kansas,” Midwesterners had been told how to live, how to vote, and what to believe. In Superior, Nebraska, Denis Boyles refutes the myth that conservatives have deceived Midwesterners into supporting backward cultural values over their economic interests, arguing in favor of the attitudes and values of small-town voters and linking their aspirations with those of America’s urban areas.

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THE NEW AMERICAN STORY By Bill Bradley The former New Jersey senator and presidential candidate offers his own perspective on what it will take to make the U.S. a better, stronger nation, arguing that it is at a crossroads that requires a reassesment of its political system and leadership. Random House • TR 978-0-812-97579-6 • 384pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

SWAY The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior By Ori Brafman and Rom Brafman Whether in politics, government, the world of finance, or our personal lives—what makes people act irrationally? Drawing on social psychology and behavioral economics the authors explore the ongoing psychological forces that sabotage rational behavior in our lives, revealing the role of such factors as loss aversion, commitment, and the diagnosis bias.Includes pivotal decisions made by George W. Bush and Lyndon B. Johnson. Doubleday • HC 978-0-385-52438-4 • 224pp. $21.95/$25.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $11.00

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DUDE, WHERE’S MY BLACK STUDIES DEPARTMENT? The Disappearance of Black Americans from U.S. Universities By Cecil Brown “[Brown’s] provocative analyses of contemporary black and American culture brim with insight. Unafraid to be controversial or to go against the grain, Brown never fails to make us think.”—Michael Eric Dyson, Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities at the University of Pennsylvania, and author of Debating Race

CONDOLEEZZA RICE: AN AMERICAN LIFE A Biography By Elisabeth Bumiller The enigmatic Condoleezza Rice: beneath the cool, unruffled exterior, who is she really? New York Times reporter and Washington insider Elisabeth Bumiller gives us the public and private life of one of the most complicated, accomplished and controversial women of our times. Random House • HC 978-1-4000-6590-5 • 432pp. $27.95/$34.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $14.00

GHOST

RENDER UNTO CAESAR

Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent By Fred Burton The Counter-Terrorism Division of the American Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) has been on the front lines of the global war on terror since the 1980s. One of the longtime members of that elite organization, Fred Burton, discloses in his new book that the U.S. is constantly under threat by the forces of international terrorism.

Serving the Nation by Living our Catholic Beliefs in Political Life By Charles J. Chaput “At a time when the ‘faith and values’ vote has never been more important, Archbishop Charles Chaput deftly explores the intersection of morality, reason, and politics. This isn’t just a book for Catholics, but for anyone who cares about the state of America’s soul—and how that concern might shape the 2008 elections.”—John L. Allen Jr., NCR and CNN senior Vatican correspondent

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DAY OF EMPIRE

JUSTICE AT WAR

THE TERMINAL SPY

WALLED

How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance-and Why They Fall By Amy Chua In this sweeping history of globally dominant empires, Amy Chua explains how hyperpowers rise and why they fall. In a series of brilliantly focused chapters, Chua examines history’s hyperpowers—Persia, Rome, T’ang China, the Mongols, the Dutch, the British, and the U.S.—and reveals the reasons behind their success, as well as the roots of their ultimate demise.

The Men and Ideas that Shaped America’s War on Terror By David Cole David Cole takes a critical look at the men who made the decisions that shaped America’s war on terror: John Ashcroft, Alberto Gonzales, John Yoo, and David Addington. Cole argues that America can prevail against the threat of terror not by dismantling the checks and balances that guarantee the fairness of our justice system, but by restoring them.

A True Story of Espionage, Betrayal and Murder By Alan S. Cowell In this major work of investigative nonfiction, awardwinning, veteran New York Times foreign correspondent and London bureau chief Alan Cowell unravels the mystery of “the first act of nuclear terrorism in the West”—the assassination of former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko— and illuminates the complex mix of politics, crime and espionage behind it.

New York Review Books • TR 978-1-59017-297-1 • 176pp. $14.95/$16.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

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By Sylvain Cypel An award-winning journalist explores the culture of denial in Israeli and Palestinian societies—and its lethal consequences. Walled examines the contemporary state of mind of Israel’s citizens, tracing the history of the State of Israel back to the Jewish national movement and the beginnings of Zionism. “... of interest to students of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.” —Kirkus Reviews

Doubleday • HC 978-0-385-51284-8 • 432pp. $27.95/$34.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $14.00

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THE STRUGGLE FOR IRAN

HARD DRIVING

GRAND NEW PARTY

THE ENEMY AT HOME

By Christopher de Bellaigue Who rules Iran, and how secure is their grip on a young and restless society? How should the world respond to allegations that the Islamic Republic is building nuclear weapons and supporting terrorists? Bellaigue addresses these and other questions in this essential guide to a nation that is certain to be in the headlines for some time to come.

The Wendell Scott Story By Brian Donovan Hard Driving is the dramatic story of Wendell Scott, one of the first African Americans to thrive and win on the NASCAR circuit. Scott, who endured severe racial discrimination during his days as a driver, raced throughout the 1960s and early 1970s, and in 1991 was nominated and initiated into the International Motor Sports Hall of Fame.

How Republicans Can Win the Working Class and Save the American Dream by Ross Douthat and Reihan Salam Through research, analysis, and historical facts, two young Republicans take a look at how the Republican Party can recoup its losses from the fall of conservatism. Grand New Party ultimately provides a concise examination of recent political trends.

The Cultural Left and Its Responsibility for 9/11 By Dinesh D’Souza In a controversial new book, the author of Letters to a Young Conservative connects the spread of leftist ideas, secular values, and American pop culture to the rise of antiAmerican sentiment around the world, as well as to such terrorist acts as the 9/11 attacks.

Steerforth • HC 978-1-58642-144-1 • pp. $25.95/$30.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $13.00

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IRAN AWAKENING

DANGEROUS WORDS

SHATTERED DREAMS

The Court’s New Right-Wing Bloc By Ronald Dworkin Ronald Dworkin analyzes the partisan decisions of the current Supreme Court and argues that Justices Roberts, Alito, Scalia, and Thomas have created a conservative alliance bent on rewriting constitutional law, leaving past decisions on issues such as abortion, affirmative action, and campaign financing vulnerable to reversal.

One Woman’s Journey to Reclaim Her Life and Country By Shirin Ebadi This is the moving, inspiring memoir of one of the great women of our times: Shirin Ebadi, winner of the 2003 Nobel Peace Prize and advocate for the oppressed, Ebadi’s spirit has remained strong in the face of political persecution. Despite the challenges she has faced while pursuing her work, she has managed to raise a family.

By Charles Enderlin Shattered Dreams is the definitive and meticulous account of seven key years in the history of the conflict—from the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in November of 1995 to the first election of Ariel Sharon. “Deeply reported and scrupulous...the most complete and balanced picture yet of the failure of the Middle East peace process.”—The New York Times Book Review

New York Review Books • TR 978-1-59017-293-3 • 96pp. • $12.95/$14.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

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Talking About God in the Age of Fundamentalism By Gary Eberle “Many of us are frustrated when we speak of religion because our religious words are defined by fundamentalism. Instead of a cosmetic ‘reframing,’ Gary Eberle provides a clear and deep rethinking of religious vocabulary that is liberating and, well, enlightening. If you care about rescuing religion from fundamentalism—both religious and atheist—Dangerous Words is essential reading.”—Barbara O’Brien, author of Blogging America: Political Discourse in a Digital Nation

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THE SUPREME COURT PHALANX

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THE LOST YEARS Radical Islam, Intifada, and Wars in the Middle East 2001–2006 By Charles Enderlin Translated by Susan Verderber

Charles Enderlin, the longtime Middle East Bureau Chief for France 2, presents a detailed chronicle of the recent period of military, diplomatic, and political conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. Other Press • HC 978-1-590-51171-8 • 378pp. $25.95/$30.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $13.00

THE THIRTEEN AMERICAN ARGUMENTS Enduring Debates That Define and Inspire Our Country By Howard Fineman Howard Fineman illustrates that there are 13 main American arguments—and every debate we have had in the political arena from our founding to today has evolved from one of them. He maintains that an understanding of these arguments will result in an understanding of every political, social, and cultural debate that arises in America today. Random House • HC 978-1-4000-6544-8 • 320pp. $25.00/$28.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $12.50

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AMERICANISM

EMBRYO

The Fourth Great Western Religion By David Gelernter What does it mean to “believe” in America? Why do we always speak of our country as having a mission or purpose that is higher than other nations? In Americanism David Gelerntner presents a startlingly original argument about the religious meaning of America and why it is loved—and hated—with so much passion at home and abroad.

A Defense of Human Life By Robert P. George and Christopher Tollefsen Arguing that human life begins at conception, two scholars draw on current scientific research and moral philosophy to shed new light on the subject of the bitter debate over abortion and stem-cell research by maintaining that, from the moment of conception, embryos are entitled to the full protection of the law.

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ENEMIES

CHINA ROAD

LIBERAL FASCISM

How America’s Foes Steal Our Vital Secrets-and How We Let It Happen By Bill Gertz A powerful exposé by the bestselling author of Treachery reveals how some of America’s most dangerous enemies have infiltrated the U.S. government in order to obtain top-secret information and to use it against America, offering a compelling study of the gaps in America’s defense and their implications for national security.

A Journey into the Future of a Rising Power By Rob Gifford Traveling along the threethousand-mile stretch of China’s Route 312, the Beijing bureau chief for NPR offers a close-up look at the economic and social transformation that is turning China upside down, exploring the country’s future, the changes that are taking place, and their implications for both China and the world.

The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning By Jonah Goldberg Goldberg, acclaimed journalist and editor for the National Review, draws parallels between the fascism of the 1930s and the liberalism of the present, arguing that liberal politicians, from Woodrow Wilson to FDR to Hillary Clinton, have espoused policies and principles similar to those of Hitler’s National Socialism.

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AL-NAQBA (THE CATASTROPHE) A Novel About the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict By Barbara Goldscheider Based on events, organizations, and locations that author Barbara Goldscheider experienced while working on army bases throughout Israel, Al-Naqba (The Catastrophe) follows the parallel stories of an elite Palestinian Arab and an officer of the Israeli Defense Forces. Frog Books • TR 978-1-58394-127-0 • 300pp. $14.95/$18.50 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00


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SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE

A TRAGIC LEGACY

FEAR

The New Science of Human Relationships By Daniel Goleman In his follow-up to the hugely successful Emotional Intelligence, psychologist Daniel Goleman has written a groundbreaking synthesis of the latest findings in biology and brain science, revealing that we are “wired to connect” and the surprisingly deep impact of our relationships on every aspect of our lives.

How a Good vs. Evil Mentality Destroyed the Bush Presidency By Glenn Greenwald An essential look at George W. Bush, his administration, and its legacy argues that Bush’s ignorant, black-and-white view of the world, as well as the complex domestic issues of the time, the incompetence of his cronies during hurricane Katrina, and the increasing lack of Middle East stability, will have profound implications for the U.S. and its future.

Anti-Semitism in Poland After Auschwitz By Jan T. Gross In this provocative examination, acclaimed professor and author Jan T. Gross describes the wave of anti-Semitism that swept through Poland in the years following World War II, when Jews who had fled the country returned to rebuild their lives, examining the pogroms, massacres, and conflict that destroyed a millennium of Jewish community life in Poland.

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WOMEN’S LETTERS

THE TRANSLATOR

NANNY STATE

PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE

America from the Revolutionary War to the Present Edited by Lisa Grunwald and Stephen J. Adler A unique survey of U.S. Women’s history, this is a collection of more than four hundred letters, complemented by more than one hundred period drawings and photographs and arranged chronologically by era, that document the experiences of women representing all walks of life from the eighteenth century to the present.

A Tribesman’s Memoir of Darfur By Daoud Hari Here is the powerful story of a man who escaped the genocide in Darfur and then risked his life and returned as a guide and translator for Western journalists so they could tell the world about what was happening. This is both an extraordinary eyewitness account of today’s greatest crisis and an unforgettable firstperson narrative.

How Food Fascists, Teetotaling Do-Gooders, Priggish Moralists, and other Boneheaded Bureaucrats are Turning America into a Nation of Children By David Harsanyi A provocative and entertaining critique looks at the rise in intrusive legislation and social sanctions that are robbing Americans of their choices and freedoms and promoting a culture of dependency and victimhood as politicians, bureaucrats, and social activists dictate what we eat, what we watch and read, and where we smoke, all in the name of health, safety, decency, and good intentions.

Profiles in Backroom Power By John Harwood and Gerald F. Seib Two Washington insiders provide a revealing glimpse inside the American political system to profile today’s surprising new power brokers and how they work, going behind closed doors to assess the realities of life for women in Congress, the behind-thescenes Iraq war debate, the nation’s most influential lobbyists, and other compelling issues.

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LETTERS OF THE CENTURY America 1900–1999 Edited by Lisa Grunwald and Stephen J. Adler A collection of more than 400 letters, arranged by decade, that reveal the personal and public sides of key events in U.S. history. Contributors include Ethel Rosenberg, Jackie Kennedy, Lillian Hellman, and an American soldier in Vietnam. Dial Press • TR 978-0-385-31593-7 • 752pp. $18.00/$21.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

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GANDHI & CHURCHILL

THE SPY WITHIN

LAST CHANCE IN TEXAS

THE AL QAEDA READER

The Epic Rivalry that Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age By Arthur Herman In this dual portrait of Winston Churchill and Mahatma Gandhi, Arthur Herman describes their fierce, forty-year struggle against each other for the future of Indian independence, from the outbreak of the Great War to the end of World War II, detailing their dramatic influence on each other, as well as their lasting legacy for the British empire and the future course of modern history.

Larry Chin and China’s Penetration of the CIA By Tod Hoffman The Spy Within recounts one of the most significant cases in the history of espionage; the longest running penetration ever. It reveals untold details about the investigation and prosecution of Larry Wu-Tai Chin, a retired CIA employee accused of having carried out a 33-year career of espionage on behalf of China.

The Redemption of Criminal Youth By John Hubner Looking at how violent young offenders are treated, a powerful study goes inside Texas’s Giddings State School to detail their remarkably effective treatment program for young offenders, following a boy and girl through the harrowing group sessions in which they relive their crimes and the abuse they suffered and assesses the influence of the unconventional therapy on their recovery.

Edited by Raymond Ibrahim The global war on terror is not just a military conflict but a war of ideas. What do our enemies believe? What motivates their war against the West? What is their vision of the ideal Islamic society? Now, for the first time, The Al Qaeda Reader gathers together the essential texts and documents that trace the origin, history, and evolution of the ideas of Al Qaeda.

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WHAT DOES AL QAEDA WANT? Unedited Communiques Commentary by Robert O. Marlin This important compendium of excerpted translations includes broadcasts by the Al-Qaeda leader and by deputy Ayman alZawahiri, as well as press releases. These primary sources enable readers to discern the fundamental convictions underlying the group’s demands and answer the question, “What does al-Qaeda want?” North Atlantic Books • TR 978-1-556-43548-5 • 120pp. $9.95/$12.50 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

HUBRIS The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling of the Iraq War By Michael Isikoff and David Corn A behind-the-scenes analysis of the controversial decisions and power struggles that went on within the Bush administration as officials planned and defended the invasion of Iraq. Hubris examines Bush’s determination to get rid of Saddam Hussein and the outing of a CIA officer that led to an indictment of a White House official, among other controversial topics. Three Rivers Press • TR 978-0-307-34682-7 • 496pp. $14.95/$19.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

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HOG PILOTS, BLUE WATER GRUNTS

HOW WOULD JESUS VOTE?

The American Military in the Air, at Sea, and on the Ground By Robert D. Kaplan The best-selling author of Imperial Grunts offers a closeup study of the American military on land, in the air, and at sea, furnishing a ground-level profile of the global war on terrorism. Additionally, Kaplan shows us how the U.S. Navy protects sea lanes, provides disaster relief, and prepares for a confrontation with China, while the Air Force prepares for war with Iran and North Korea.

A Christian Perspective on the Issues By D. James Kennedy This compelling, nonpartisan exploration of what God’s Word has to say on critical issues such as terrorism, radical Islam, nuclear threats, social issues, health care, and more provides a Christ-centered understanding of the world to help readers draw their own political conclusions.

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ABSENT

7 DEADLY SCENARIOS

NONVIOLENCE

A Novel By Betool Khedairi

A Military Futurist Explores War in the 21st Century By Andrew Krepinevich Strategy expert Andrew Krepinevich forecasts the most horrifying, yet very possible dangers facing America. Based on extensive research, interviews, and the latest intelligence coming out of Washington’s top agencies, 7 Deadly Scenarios takes readers inside seven terrifying and all-too-real perils that America may face in the coming years.

The History of a Dangerous Idea By Mark Kurlansky

Translated by Muhayman Jamil

A coming-of-age story set in Baghdad during the difficult years of U.N. Sanctions against Iraq following the first Gulf War, Absent is tightly crafted and full of vivid, unforgettable characters. It is a haunting portrait of life under restrictions, the fragile emotional ties among family and friends, and the resilience of the human spirit. Random House • TR 978-0-8129-7742-4 • 240pp. $13.95/$17.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

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THE GREATEST GIFT

The Courageous Life and Martyrdom of Sister Dorothy Stang Foreword by Dalai Lama By Binka Le Breton In this groundbreaking, This inspirational portrait of an controversial, and definitive extraordinary nun describes history, The New York Times Sister Dorothy Stang’s journey bestselling author Mark Kurlansky to Brazil as a missionary in offers a sweeping yet concise 1966, her work in the Amazon history of the nonviolent to protect small farmers from responses to conflict from powerful and ruthless logging ancient Hindu times to today. and development interests, and Modern Library • TR her 2005 murder, offering a 978-0-8129-7447-8 • 224pp. provocative exposé of the $14.00/$16.50 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00 collusion between government and commercial interests that contributed to the crime. Doubleday • HC 978-0-385-52218-2 • 256pp. $21.95/$25.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $11.00

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BEAUFORT

LEFT IN DARK TIMES

SIX DEGREES

PIETY & POLITICS

By Ron Leshem

A Stand Against the New Barbarism By Bernard-Henri Levy In this fascinating intellectual and political journey, a worldrenowned intellectual explores the totalitarianisms of the past and the present, and argues that the left must—and can— renew itself. Covered here is his “new philosophy,” based on universal values and ethical commitments, such as Islamofascism, America-as-Empire, the genealogy of antiAmericanism, the forms of antiSemitism, Darfur, and their bearing on the present.

Our Future on a Hotter Planet By Mark Lynas In astonishing and unflinching detail, a noted science journalist explains how Earth’s climate will be impacted with every degree of increase in global warming— and what we had better do about it now. “Mark Lynas paints a chilling, degree-by-degree picture of the devastation likely to ensue unless we act now... Six Degrees is a rousing and vivid plea to choose a different future.”—London Daily Mail

The Right-Wing Assault on Religious Freedom By Barry W. Lynn “Piety & Politics is written by a member of the clergy who is also a prominent civil libertarian. Relying on common sense, as well as his expertise, Barry Lynn convincingly makes the essential point that mixing religion and government does not benefit religion. His sense of humor in detailing his decadeslong engagement in the ‘culture wars’ makes for a terrifically engaging book.”—Nadine Strossen, president, American Civil Liberties Union

Translated by Evan Fallenberg

In this award-winning debut novel, an Israeli Lieutenant and his thirteen soldiers are stationed at the crumbling castle of Beaufort, a relic of the crusades, in hostile southern Lebanon in the days before the Israeli withdrawal in 2000. In the spirit of Tim O’Brien’s work, Beaufort captures the vitality of the soldiers’ personalities and the final tragedy and futility of their war. Delacorte Press • HC 978-0-553-80682-3 • 368pp. $24.00/$30.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $12.00

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THE PRINCE By Niccolo Machiavelli Translated by Peter Constantine Introduction by Albert Russell Ascoli

Here is Machiavelli’s masterpiece of political theory in a modern rendition that is more accurate than previous translations, with a substantial introduction by the renowned Renaissance scholar Albert Russell Ascoli. Modern Library • TR 978-0-8129-7805-6 • 160pp. $8.00/$10.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

MIAMI AND THE SIEGE OF CHICAGO

THE AYATOLLAH BEGS TO DIFFER

THE ROAD OF LOST INNOCENCE

By Norman Mailer In Miami and the Siege of Chicago, Norman Mailer brings a novelist’s eye to bear on the events of 1968. Mailer describes the fall of Rockefeller and the liberal Republicans while capturing the tinsel gleam of rising star Ronald Reagan; confronts the stupefying pageantry of Miami and the mayhem in Chicago; and presents sharply-etched yet strikingly nuanced portraits of the complicated, ominous Richard Nixon and the enigmatic Eugene McCarthy; and much more.

The Paradox of Modern Iran By Hooman Majd Hooman Majd, the son of a diplomat under the Shah and the grandson of an Ayatollah, now thoroughly Americanized, returns to his native country to reveal the too-oftenmisunderstood Iranian character, and provides a witty, urbane and surprising look at the people of a complex and changing nation.

By Somaly Mam In the vein of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Infidel and Ishmael Beah’s A Long Way Gone, Somaly Mam’s life is an unforgettable and inspiring story of triumph over unthinkable adversity, and puts a face and a voice to a humanrights disaster of global proportions: the sprawling sex trade industry of Southeast Asia.

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HUGO CHÁVEZ

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OIL ON THE BRAIN

By Cristina Marcano and Alberto Barrera Tyszka

HUGO!

Petroleum’s Long, Strange Trip to Your Tank By Lisa Margonelli A Fellow at the New America Foundation, Lisa Margonelli writes about the global culture and economy of energy. In this new paperback edition, which contains an updated epilogue, the author looks at the economics of the petroleum industry and traces how crude oil from fields around the world eventually becomes the gasoline for automobiles.

Translated by Kristina Cordero Introduction by Moises Naim

In this international bestseller, now available in English, Hugo Chávez is captured in a critically acclaimed biography, a riveting account of the Venezuelan president who continues to influence, fascinate, and antagonize America. Random House • HC 978-0-679-45666-7 • 352pp. $27.95/$35.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $14.00

The Hugo Chávez Story from Mud Hut to Perpetual Revolution By Bart Jones “Without taking a political stance, Jones provides a nuanced account of the Venezuelan leader’s life, creating a portrait that is, if not sympathetic, certainly more balanced than previous ones. Jones’s precise and entertaining account moves smoothly through Chávez’s beginnings up to his current position, making Venezuelan history accessible.” —Publishers Weekly Steerforth • TR 978-1-58642-145-8 • 584pp. $19.95/$22.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

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PRISONS: INSIDE THE NEW AMERICA From Vernooykill Creek to Abu Ghraib By David Matlin Foreword by Ishmael Reed

For ten years, David Matlin taught at a maximum-security prison, a daily confrontation with the nature of society, crime, and violence. Based on his experiences, this book examines the history of prisons in the U.S. and shows the terrible price a lethal combination of degradation, abuse, and corruption inflicts on inmates and society as a whole. North Atlantic Books • TR 978-1-55643-549-2 • 150pp. $14.95/$18.50 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00


THE DARK SIDE

WHY COURAGE MATTERS

The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals By Jane Mayer The Dark Side is a definitive narrative account of how the U.S. made disastrous decisions in the pursuit of terrorists around the world—decisions that not only violated the Constitution but also hampered the pursuit of Al Qaeda. In gripping detail, acclaimed New Yorker writer and bestselling author, Jane Mayer, relates the impact of these decisions.

The Way to a Braver Life By John McCain In this inspiring reflection on courage, John McCain, Senator, 2008 Presidential Candidate, and a former POW in Vietnam presents a collection of stories of surpassing bravery and selfless devotion to duty and offers portraits of individuals— both famous and unheralded— who confronted adversity and triumphed. Ballantine • PB 978-0-345-51334-2 • 224pp. $7.99/$8.99 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

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THE TEAPOT DOME SCANDAL

GRAND THEFT JESUS

How Big Oil Bought the Harding White House and Tried to Steal the Country By Laton McCartney This timely, new perspective of the 1922 Teapot Dome oil scandal discusses the role of Warren G. Harding and members of his administration in manipulating political power to promote the interests of powerful oil interests and examines the consequences for Harding and his cronies, as well as the lasting legacy of the scandal for American politics.

The Hijacking of Religion in America By Robert S. McElvaine In this unabashed and extensive look at the nexus between the extreme right-wing and evangelical Christianity, McElvaine blends outrage and humor in a compelling argument which attempts to identify and seek to resolve what he sees as the harmful hypocrisies behind the movement. In the process, he also ultimately offers us a fascinating snapshot of what ails contemporary American society and politics.

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SUPREME DISCOMFORT

HOMO POLITICUS

THE ARCHITECT

MOYERS ON DEMOCRACY

The Divided Soul of Clarence Thomas By Kevin Merida and Michael Fletcher Supreme Discomfort tracks the personal odyssey of Clarence Thomas, perhaps the least understood man in Washington, from his poor childhood in Georgia to his extraordinary rise within the Republican political establishment, offering a window into a man whose divided personality and conservative political philosophy will influence American life for years to come.

The Strange and Scary Tribes that Run Our Government By Dana Milbank In Homo Politicus, Washington Post columnist Milbank draws from his extensive research within the Washington subculture to present a trenchant look at the enigmatic nature of American politics, examining the often bizarre behavior, language, culture, social institutions, and taboos of Washington politicians.

Karl Rove and the Dream of Absolute Power By James Moore and Wayne Slater In The Architect, James Moore and Wayne Slater take us inside Karl Rove’s “Master Plan” to take control of American politics for the next 30 years, a goal to be achieved, they say, by making every institution of government an instrument of Republican policy.

By Bill Moyers In a collection of eloquent speeches, the renowned broadcaster shares his thoughts on the state of America, the betrayal of the nation’s democratic ideals by the Bush administration, and the need to reconnect with our constitutional principles and history of reform, speaking out on such issues as religion in public life, the environment, and the Iraq war.

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ABU GHRAIB The Politics of Torture Contribution by David Levi Strauss, Barbara Ehrenreich, et al Compiled by North Atlantic Books

Abu Ghraib unveiled a lengthy list of disastrous actions and cover-ups by the Bush administration and the American military.This book examines the problem from many different perspectives, gathering together timely essays on the prison scandal from prominent progressive writers, providing a broader understanding of the issue and its repercussions. North Atlantic Books • TR 978-1-55643-550-8 • 100pp. $9.95/$12.50 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

BARACK OBAMA

THE AUDACITY OF HOPE

DREAMS FROM MY FATHER

Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream Echoing themes he sounded in his keynote speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, Senator Barack Obama explores such charged topics as globalization, the notion of American exceptionalism, the function of religion in public life, and the struggle to find a shared language in a nation torn by differences.

A Story of Race and Inheritance In this lyrical autobiographical narrative, Obama, the son of a black African father and a white American mother, searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. The book was first published in 1995 after Obama was elected the first African American president of the Harvard Law Review, but before his political career began.

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DYING TO WIN The Strategic Logic of Suicide Terrorism By Robert Pape University of Chicago political scientist Robert Pape has collected groundbreaking evidence on the psychological aspects of suicide terrorism. Here he analyzes the motivations behind the phenomenon by charting incidents of suicide terrorism around the world, examining key patterns in the events, and outlining ways in which governments can fight them. Random House • TR 978-0-8129-7338-9 • 368pp. $14.95/$21.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

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DRIVEN OUT

THE POWER OF PROGRESS

THE MILITARY ERROR

AMERICAN CRESCENT

The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans By Jean Pfaelzer In Driven Out Jean Pfaelzer reveals how, beginning in 1848, lawless citizens and duplicitous politicians purged dozens of communities in California and the Pacific Northwest of thousands of Chinese residents—and how the victims bravely responded. Driven Out is a story of hitherto unknown racial pogroms, purges, roundups, and brutal terror, but also a record of valiant resistance and community solidarity.

How America’s Progressives Can (Once Again) Save Our Economy, Our Climate, and Our Country By John Podesta “John Podesta is somehow able to merge the intellectual curiosity of a law school professor (which he is) with the political savvy of a Chicago ward heeler (which he could have become) to give us a valuable progressive blueprint for addressing the most profound economic, environmental, and security challenges of our times.”—Elena Kagan, Dean of Harvard Law School

Baghdad and Beyond in America’s War of Choice By Thomas Powers Why did George W. Bush invade Iraq? What were the real motives, the overarching policy decisions that drove events from September 11 until the war began? Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas Power evaluates the way the Bush administration used intelligence to make its case to invade Iraq—and proposes a new, deeper analysis of the error of using military force.

A Muslim Cleric on the Power of His Faith, the Struggle Against Prejudice, and the Future of Islam and America By Hassan Qazwini and Brad Crawford In this inspiring narrative, one of this country’s most important Muslim leaders reveals the story of his life and his faith, and why Islam is good for America. At once a fascinating personal story and a heartfelt plea to integrate Islamic teachings into the tolerant traditions of America, this book is an important contribution to our understanding of Islam in America.

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THE DAY THE EARTH CAVED IN

THE ETHICS OF THE LIE

An American Mining Tragedy By Joan Quigley The Day the Earth Caved In is an unprecedented account of the nation’s worst mine fire, beginning on Valentine’s Day, 1981 in Centralia, Pennsylvania. Award-winning journalist Joan Quigley follows the story of the underground blaze from the media circus that occurred in the wake of the disaster to the inner lives of local residents who fought a government that would not aid them.

Translated by Suzanne Verderber

By Jean-Michel Rabaté “Anyone who cares about the truth in general, and intending toward the truth in particular, will find this study of public lying and individual selfdeception both harrowing and fascinating.”—Susan Stewart, Annan Professor of English at Princeton University Other Press • TR 978-1-590-51269-2 • 408pp. $34.00/$38.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

Who Survives When Disaster Strikes—and Why By Amanda Ripley Using science/psychology reporting, prize-winning Time magazine journalist Amanda Ripley sheds new light on how human beings react to danger—and on what makes the difference between death and survival. Recommended for homeland security/emergency preparedness academic centers. Crown • HC 978-0-307-35289-7 • 288pp. $24.95/$27.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $12.50

The Untold Story of the Frost/Nixon Interviews By James Reston Reston provides a fascinating account of his involvement in the Nixon interviews as David Frost’s Watergate adviser. Written in 1977, immediately following these celebrated television interviews and published now for the first time, this book explains how a British journalist drove Nixon to say, “I have impeached myself.” Three Rivers Press • TR 978-0-307-39490-3 • 208pp. $13.95/$15.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

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THE UNTHINKABLE

THE CONVICTION OF RICHARD NIXON

DECLARING INDEPENDENCE The Beginning of the End of the Two-Party System By Douglas Schoen Brilliantly researched and filled with incisive commentary, an influential political consultant takes a close-up look at the American political system as well as at the voter discontent and dissatisfaction that could pave the way for a successful third-party presidential candidacy. Random House • HC 978-1-4000-6733-6 • 272pp. $24.00/$28.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $12.00

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WHAT TERRORISTS WANT Understanding the Enemy, Containing the Threat By Louise Richardson An indispensable guide to the greatest challenge of our age— terrorism: its origins and goals, its future, and how to stop it. Louise Richardson grew up in Northern Ireland and watched her friends join the IRA. In What Terrorists Want, she asserts that terrorists are neither insane nor immoral but actually rational political actors deploying carefully calibrated tactics as part of a measured and reasoned strategy. Random House • TR 978-0-8129-7544-4 • 336pp. $15.95/$21.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

AGAINST US

POISONED PROFITS

The New Face of America’s Enemies in the Muslim World By Jim Sciutto “A foreign correspondent for ABC News, Sciutto examines and explains the increasingly negative attitudes toward the United States among citizens of Muslim and Arab countries in this deeply insightful book.… Sciutto weaves together interviews with historical background, poll data and personal experience in this consistently informative and captivating account.”—Publishers Weekly

The Toxic Assault on Our Children By Philip Shabecoff and Alice Shabecoff In this powerful, unflinching, and eminently readable book, two fearless journalists directly and definitively link industrial toxins to the current rise in childhood disease and death. In the tradition of Silent Spring, Poisoned Profits is a landmark investigation, an eye-opening account of a country that prizes money over children’s health.

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AGAINST THE MACHINE

TURKMENISCAM

THE UPRISING

FOR LOVE OF POLITICS

Being Human in the Age of the Electronic Mob By Lee Siegel From Lee Siegel comes a ruthless challenge to the conventional wisdom about the most consequential cultural development of our time: the Internet. Siegel’s argument isn’t a Luddite intervention against the Internet itself but rather a bracing appeal for us to contend with how it is transforming us all.

How Washington Lobbyists Fought to Flack for a Stalinist Dictatorship By Ken Silverstein In this book, journalist Ken Silverstein writes about his eyeopening experience of going undercover as a representative of Turkmenistan to investigate the dark world of Washington PR firms, in order to show how lobbyists help countries that flout “the non-negotiable demands of human dignity” negotiate themselves support from the U.S. government.

An Unauthorized Tour of the Populist Revolt Scaring Wall Street and Washington By David Sirota Sirota, author of Hostile Takeover, examines a burgeoning movement among ordinary Americans from both the Left and the Right who are disgruntled with the gross mismanagement of American government and the control of a monied elite and special interests, offering an insightful study of a growing populist insurrection and its potential impact on the American political system.

Bill and Hillary Clinton: The White House Years By Sally Bedell Smith The best-selling author of Grace and Power offers an incisive portrait of the personal and political partnership of Bill and Hillary Clinton, offering a riveting journey behind the scenes of the White House to reveal the innermost details of the Clinton administration, their implications for foreign and domestic policy, and impact on Hillary’s historic presidential campaign.

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IN THE RUINS OF EMPIRE The Japanese Surrender and the Battle for Postwar Asia By Ronald Spector The New York Times said of Ronald H. Spector’s classic account of the American struggle against the Japanese in World War II: “No future book on the Pacific War will be written without paying due tribute to Eagle Against the Sun.” Now Spector has returned with a book that is even more revealing. In the Ruins of Empire chronicles the startling aftermath of this crucial twentieth-century conflict. Random House • TR 978-0-8129-6732-6 • 400pp. $16.00/$19.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

THE GREAT DERANGEMENT A Terrifying True Story of War, Politics, and Religion at the Twilight of the American Empire By Matt Taibbi Perfect for an election year, and bound to provoke controversy, this is a scathingly funny, audaciously reported, and genuinely illuminating narrative of what America has become at the end of the Bush Era, from a major new voice in political journalism. Spiegel & Grau • HC 978-0-385-52034-8 • 288pp. $24.00/$28.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $12.00

THE POET OF BAGHDAD

AMERICAN-MADE

A True Story of Love and Defiance By Jo Tatchell The Poet of Baghdad (formerly named Nabeel’s Song) is an intimate, illuminating, deeply human chronicle of a country and a culture devastated by political repression and war. “Jo Tatchell’s moving narrative, from Nabeel’s mouth, tells of endurance, literary resistance and the courage of a loving, close-knit family oppressed by tyranny and war. Behind the deadly statistics and political rhetoric, voices such as his inspire us to pity and pride” —The Times (London)

The Enduring Legacy of the WPA: When FDR Put the Nation to Work By Nick Taylor Exhaustively researched, compellingly told, filled with enthralling period photographs, American-Made documents for the first time in one volume the complete story of the WPA— ultimately one of the most enduring, humane, and controversial economic programs ever launched by the government.

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THE LIBERAL IMAGINATION By Lionel Trilling Introduction by Louis Menand

The great critic’s masterwork makes a case for the necessity of the imaginative works in a society ever more worshipful of the liberal ideals of rationality and progress. “Trilling... shows how criticism, written with grace, style, and a self-questioning cast of mind, can itself become a form of literature, as well as a valuable contribution to how we think about society.”—Morris Dickstein NYRB Classics • TR 978-1-59017-283-4 • 320pp. $15.95/$18.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

THE CULTURE OF WAR

FOUNDING FAITH

A TIME TO FIGHT

By Martin van Creveld “In The Culture of War, van Creveld once more shows an exceptional mastery of his subject as he explores a vital but rarely acknowledged aspect of war, its deep-rooted culture... [He] presents his case powerfully and convincingly with a rich mixture of historical and contemporary examples. Citizens and soldiers alike will find this book informative, novel, and thought-provoking. I consider it a must read for every military professional.”—Lt. Gen. Paul K. Van Riper, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired) Includes photographs.

Providence, Politics, and the Birth of Religious Freedom in America By Steven Waldman The co-founder of Beliefnet.com traces the origins and history of religious freedom in America, looking at the role of religion in the early republic, the ways religion promoted the American Revolution, the separation of church and state, and how the religious beliefs of the Founding Fathers affected the battle for religious freedom.

Reclaiming a Fair and Just America By Jim Webb Expanding on his response to this year’s State of the Union address, here is a “populist manifesto” in which the outspoken Virginia senator shares specific ideas for effectively ending the war in Iraq, restoring fairness to the American economic system, revising national security efforts, developing a greater government accountability, and setting political priorities to benefit the people rather than special interests.

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THE BUSH TRAGEDY

THE STRONGEST TRIBE

THE WORLDING PROJECT

THE LUCIFER EFFECT

By Jacob Weisberg In this eye-opening account, Jacob Weisberg offers an objective political portrait of George W. Bush, his presidency, and its impact on the world. The Bush Tragedy offers a revealing study of Bush’s conflicted relationships with his father and with major figures in his administration, the roots of his political philosophy, his early life, and the evolution of his world view over the course of his political career and the events of 9/11.

War, Politics, and the Endgame in Iraq By Bing West From a universally respected combat journalist comes a gripping history based on five years of front-line reporting on how the Iraq war actually fought by the American soldiers. This is an important book that changes the way we think about the war, and essential reading for understanding the next critical steps to be taken.

Doing Cultural Studies in the Era of Globalization Edited by Rob Wilson and Christopher Leigh Connery Globalization discourse now presumes that the “world space” is entirely at the mercy of market norms and forms promulgated by reactionary U.S. policies. An academic but accessible set of studies, this wide range of essays by noted scholars challenges that very paradigm with diverse and strong arguments.

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Understanding How Good People Turn Evil By Philip Zimbardo In The Lucifer Effect, renowned social psychologist Philip Zimbardo explains how we are all susceptible to the lure of “the dark side.” By illuminating the psychological causes behind such disturbing metamorphoses, Zimbardo enables us to better understand a variety of harrowing phenomena, from corporate malfeasance to organized genocide to how once upstanding American soldiers came to abuse and torture Iraqi detainees in Abu Ghraib.

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ALSO OF INTEREST DRAGON RISING

AMERICAN RIFLE

An Inside Look At China Today By Jasper Becker

A Biography By Alexander Rose

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ADOPTED SON Washington, Lafayette, and the Friendship that Saved the Revolution By David A. Clary Bantam • TR • 978-0-553-38345-4 • 592pp. $18.00/$22.00 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

TERRORIST A Novel By John Updike Ballantine • TR • 978-0-345-49391-0 • 320pp. $14.95/$19.95 Can. • Exam Copy: $3.00

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AUTHOR/TITLE INDEX 7 DEADLY SCENARIOS ..................................................21

Cole, David ......................................................................16

GRAND NEW PARTY......................................................17

ABSENT............................................................................21

CONDOLEEZZA RICE: AN AMERICAN LIFE................16

GRAND THEFT JESUS ..................................................23

ABU GHRAIB ..................................................................24

CONSEQUENCES TO COME, THE ................................10

GREAT AMERICAN HYPOCRITES ................................29

ADOPTED SON................................................................28

CONSERVATIVE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN LEFT, A ........................................................................29

GREAT DERANGEMENT, THE ......................................26

AGAINST THE MACHINE ..............................................26 AGAINST US ..................................................................25 AL QAEDA READER, THE ..............................................20 Aldiss, Brian W. ............................................................14 ALMANAC OF POLITICAL CORRUPTION, SCANDALS AND DIRTY POLITICS, THE ..............28

CONVICTION OF RICHARD NIXON, THE ....................25 Cowell, Alan S. ..............................................................16 CULTURE OF WAR, THE ................................................27 Cypel, Sylvain ..................................................................16 DANGEROUS WORDS ..................................................17

AL-NAQBA (THE CATASTROPHE) ..............................18

DARK SIDE, THE ............................................................23

AMERICA AND THE ISLAMIC BOMB ........................14

David, Ron........................................................................12

AMERICAN CRESCENT ................................................24

DAY OF EMPIRE ..............................................................16

AMERICAN RIFLE ..........................................................28

DAY THE EARTH CAVED IN, THE ................................25

AMERICANISM: THE FOURTH GREAT WESTERN RELIGION....................................................................18

De Bellaigue, Christopher ............................................17

AMERICAN-MADE ........................................................26 AMERICA’S SECRET WAR ..............................................1 ARABS AND ISRAEL FOR BEGINNERS ......................12 ARCHITECT, THE ............................................................23 Armstrong, David............................................................14 AUDACITY OF HOPE, THE ............................................24 AYATOLLAH BEGS TO DIFFER, THE ............................22 Baer, Robert ....................................................................14 Bageant, Joe ..................................................................14 Bamford, James ............................................................14 BARACK OBAMA FOR BEGINNERS............................12

DECLARING INDEPENDENCE ......................................25 DEER HUNTING WITH JESUS......................................14 DEVIL WE KNOW, THE ..................................................14 Dierker, Robert H. Jr.......................................................29 Doctor, Bernard Aquina ................................................12 Donovan, Brian ..............................................................17 Douthat, Ross ..................................................................17 DRAGON RISING ............................................................28 DREAMS FROM MY FATHER ........................................24 DRIVEN OUT ....................................................................24 D’Souza, Dinesh..............................................................17

Bar-Zohar, Michael ........................................................14

DUDE, WHERE’S MY BLACK STUDIES DEPARTMENT? ........................................................16

Bashir, Halima ................................................................14

Dworkin, Ronald ............................................................17

Bawer, Bruce ..................................................................14

DYING TO WIN................................................................24

BEAUFORT ......................................................................21

Ebadi, Shirin ....................................................................17

Becker, Jasper................................................................28

Eberle, Gary ....................................................................17

Bendavid, Naftali ............................................................15

EMBRYO ..........................................................................18

Bennett, Robert S. ........................................................15

Enderlin, Charles ......................................................17, 18

Biden, Joe........................................................................15

ENEMIES..........................................................................18

BLACKLISTED BY HISTORY ..........................................29

ENEMY AT HOME, THE..................................................17

Blackmon, Douglas A. ..................................................15

ENOUGH ..........................................................................29

BOOK OF THE COURTESANS, THE................................2

ETHICS OF THE LIE, THE ..............................................25

Bowe, John ....................................................................15

Evans, M. Stanton ..........................................................29

Boyles, Denis ..................................................................15

EVOLUTION FOR EVERYONE ........................................28

Bradley, Bill ....................................................................15

FEAR..................................................................................19

Brafman, Ori ....................................................................15

Fineman, Howard ..........................................................18

BREACH OF FAITH..........................................................13

Fink, Sam..........................................................................28

Brown, Cecil ....................................................................16

Flynn, Daniel J. ..............................................................29

Buchanan, Patrick J. ....................................................29

FOR LOVE OF POLITICS ................................................26

Bumiller, Elisabeth..........................................................16

FOUNDING FAITH ..........................................................27

Burton, Fred ....................................................................16

Friedman, George ............................................................1

BUSH TRAGEDY, THE ....................................................27

GANDHI & CHURCHILL..................................................20

Chaput, Charles J. ........................................................16

Geddes, John ..................................................................28

Childs, John Brown, ed. ................................................13

Gelernter, David ..............................................................18

CHINA ROAD ..................................................................18

George, Robert P. ..........................................................18

CHOMSKY FOR BEGINNERS ........................................12

Gertz, Bill..........................................................................18

CHORUS OF STONES, A ..................................................2

GETTYSBURG ADDRESS, THE......................................28

Chua, Amy........................................................................16

GHOST ..............................................................................16

CHURCHILL, HITLER, AND ‘’THE UNNECESSARY WAR’’ ..........................................................................29

Gifford, Rob......................................................................18

Clary, David A. ................................................................28 Cogswell, David ..............................................................12

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Goldberg, Jonah ............................................................18 Goldscheider, Barbara ..................................................18 Goleman, Daniel ............................................................19

GREATEST GIFT, THE......................................................21 Greenwald, Glenn ....................................................19, 29 Griffin, Susan ....................................................................2 Gross, Jan T.....................................................................19 Grunwald, Lisa and Stephen J. Adler, eds. ..............19 HARD DRIVING ..............................................................17 Hari, Daoud......................................................................19 HARM ..............................................................................14 Harsanyi, David ..............................................................19 Harwood, John ..............................................................19 Heilbrunn, Jacob ..............................................................3 Herman, Arthur ..............................................................20 HIGHWAY TO HELL ........................................................28 Hoffman, Tod ..................................................................20 HOG PILOTS, BLUE WATER GRUNTS ........................20 HOMO POLITICUS ..........................................................23 Horne, Jed ......................................................................13 HOSTILE TAKEOVER ......................................................29 HOW WOULD JESUS VOTE? ......................................20 Hubner, John ..................................................................20 HUBRIS ............................................................................20 HUGO! ............................................................................22 HUGO CHAVEZ ................................................................22 HURRICANE KATRINA ..................................................13 Ibrahim, Raymond, ed. ..................................................20 IN THE RING....................................................................15 IN THE RUINS OF EMPIRE............................................26 IRAN AWAKENING ........................................................17 Isikoff, Michael ..............................................................20 Jones, Bart ......................................................................22 JUSTICE AT WAR ..........................................................16 KAFKA COMES TO AMERICA ......................................11 Kaplan, Robert D. ..........................................................20 Kennedy, D. James ........................................................20 Khanna, Parag ..................................................................4 Khedairi, Betool ..............................................................21 Krepinevich, Andrew ....................................................21 Kurlansky, Mark..............................................................21 LAST CHANCE IN TEXAS ..............................................20 Le Breton, Binka ............................................................21 LEFT IN DARK TIMES ....................................................21 Leigh Connery, Christopher, ed. ..................................27 Leshem, Ron ....................................................................21 LETTERS OF THE CENTURY ..........................................19 LeVine, Steve ....................................................................5 Levy, Bernard-Henri ......................................................21 LIBERAL FASCISM ........................................................18 LIBERAL IMAGINATION, THE ......................................27 Long, Kim ........................................................................28 LOST YEARS, THE ..........................................................18 LUCIFER EFFECT, THE ....................................................27 Lynas, Mark ....................................................................21 Lynn, Barry W. ................................................................21


AUTHOR/TITLE INDEX, cont’d Machiavelli, Niccolo ......................................................22

PRINCE, THE....................................................................22

Tatchell, Jo ......................................................................26

Mailer, Norman ..............................................................22

PRINCE OF DARKNESS, THE ........................................29

Taylor, Nick ......................................................................26

Majd, Hooman ................................................................22

Princeton Review ..........................................................28

TEAPOT DOME SCANDAL, THE ..................................23

MALCOLM X FOR BEGINNERS ....................................12

PRISONS: INSIDE THE NEW AMERICA ....................22

TEARS OF THE DESERT ................................................14

Mam, Somaly ..................................................................22

PROMISES TO KEEP ......................................................15

TERMINAL SPY, THE ......................................................16

Marcano, Cristina ..........................................................22

PUTIN’S LABYRINTH ......................................................5

TERRORIST ......................................................................28

Margonelli, Lisa ..............................................................22

Qazwini, Hassan ............................................................24

THEY KNEW THEY WERE RIGHT ..................................3

Marlin, Robert ................................................................20

Quigley, Joan ..................................................................25

THIRTEEN AMERICAN ARGUMENTS, THE................18

Matlin, David ..................................................................22

Rabate, Jean-Michel ....................................................25

THUMPIN’, THE ..............................................................15

Mayer, Jane ....................................................................23

Random House................................................................28

TIME TO FIGHT, A ..........................................................27

McCain, John ..................................................................23

RANDOM HOUSE WORLD ATLAS AND ENCYCLOPEDIA ........................................................28

TRAGIC LEGACY, A ........................................................19

McCartney, Laton ..........................................................23 McElvaine, Robert S. ....................................................23 Merida, Kevin ..................................................................23 MIAMI AND THE SIEGE OF CHICAGO ........................22 Milbank, Dana ................................................................23 MILITARY ERROR, THE ..................................................24 Miller, Aaron David ..........................................................6 Moore, James ................................................................23 MOYERS ON DEMOCRACY ..........................................23 Moyers, Bill ....................................................................23 MUCH TOO PROMISED LAND, THE ..............................6 Murray, Charles ................................................................7 NANNY STATE ................................................................19 Neer, Bob ........................................................................12 NEW AMERICAN STORY, THE......................................15 NEXT 100 YEARS, THE ....................................................1 NOBODIES ......................................................................15 NONVIOLENCE................................................................21 North Atlantic Books, compiled by ............................24 Novak, Robert D. ............................................................29 Obama, Barack ..............................................................24 OIL AND THE GLORY, THE ..............................................5 OIL ON THE BRAIN ........................................................22 ONE MAN’S AMERICA ..................................................29 Pape, Robert....................................................................24 PATH OUT OF THE DESERT, A ........................................8 Patterson, Robert ‘’Buzz’’..............................................29 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE ............................................19 PENTAGON, THE ............................................................28 PERSIAN PUZZLE, THE....................................................8 Pfaelzer, Jean..................................................................24 PIETY & POLITICS ..........................................................21 Podesta, John ................................................................24 POET OF BAGHDAD, THE..............................................26 POISONED PROFITS ......................................................25 Pollack, Kenneth M. ........................................................8 POWER OF PROGRESS, THE ........................................24 Powers, Thomas ............................................................24

REAL EDUCATION ............................................................7 RENDER UNTO CAESAR................................................16 Reston, James Jr. ..........................................................25 Richardson, Louise ........................................................25 Ripley, Amanda ..............................................................25 ROAD OF LOST INNOCENCE, THE ..............................22 Roberts, Paul Craig ........................................................29 Rose, Alexander ............................................................28 Rosen, James....................................................................9 Sancton, Tom ..................................................................13 Schoen, Douglas ............................................................25 Sciutto, Jim......................................................................25 SECOND WORLD, THE ....................................................4 Shabecoff, Philip ............................................................25 SHADOW FACTORY, THE ..............................................14 SHATTERED DREAMS....................................................17 SHIMON PERES..............................................................14 Siegel, Lee ......................................................................26 Silvers, Robert B., ed. ....................................................10 Silverstein, Ken ..............................................................26 Sirota, David..............................................................26, 29

TRANSLATOR, THE ........................................................19 Trilling, Lionel ..................................................................27 TURKMENISCAM ..........................................................26 TYRANNY OF GOOD INTENTIONS, THE ....................29 TYRANNY OF TOLERANCE, THE ..................................29 UNTHINKABLE, THE ......................................................25 Updike, John ..................................................................28 UPRISING, THE ..............................................................26 Van Creveld, Martin ......................................................27 Vogel, Steve ....................................................................28 Waldman, Steven ..........................................................27 WALLED ..........................................................................16 WAR CRIMES ..................................................................29 WASHINGTON BURNING ............................................29 WASHINGTON’S SPIES ................................................28 Wax, Steven T. ................................................................11 Webb, Jim........................................................................27 Weisberg, Jacob ............................................................27 West, Bing ......................................................................27 WHAT DOES AL QAEDA WANT? ................................20 WHAT TERRORISTS WANT ..........................................25

SIX DEGREES ..................................................................21

WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR HISTORY OR POLITICAL SCIENCE DEGREE ....................................................28

SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME ....................................15

WHILE EUROPE SLEPT ..................................................14

Smith, Sally Bedell ........................................................26

WHO KILLED THE CONSTITUTION? ..........................29

SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE ................................................19

WHY COURAGE MATTERS............................................23

SONG FOR MY FATHERS ..............................................13

Will, George ....................................................................29

Spector, Ronald ..............................................................26

Williams, Juan ................................................................29

SPY WITHIN, THE ..........................................................20

Wilson, David Sloan ......................................................28

Standiford, Les ................................................................29

WOMEN’S LETTERS ......................................................19

STRONG MAN, THE ........................................................9

Woods, Thomas E. Jr ....................................................29

STRONGEST TRIBE, THE ..............................................27

WORLDING PROJECT, THE ..........................................27

STRUGGLE FOR IRAN, THE ..........................................17

WRESTLING WITH THE ANGEL OF DEMOCRACY ......2

SUPERIOR, NEBRASKA ................................................15

Zimbardo, Philip ..............................................................27

SUPREME COURT PHALANX, THE ..............................17 SUPREME DISCOMFORT ..............................................23 SWAY ................................................................................15 Taibbi, Matt......................................................................26

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