Lead from the Outside: How to Build Your Future and Make Real Change : A personal and empowering blueprint―from one of America’s rising Democratic stars―for outsiders who seek to become the ones in charge Leadership is hard. Convincing others―and often yourself―that you possess the answers and are capable of world-affecting change requires confiden......

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See larger image Becoming (Kindle Edition) Kindle Edition: Check Amazon for Pricing Digital Only An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African American to serve in that role—she helped create the most w...

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“This is not a book about the politics of immigration. This book––at its core––is not about immigration at all. This book is about homelessness, not in a traditional sense, but in the unsettled, unmoored psychological state that undocumented immigrants like myself find ourselves in. This book is about lying and being forced to lie to get by; about passing as an American and as a contributing citizen; about families, keeping them togeth...

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Cravings: Hungry for More takes us further into Chrissy s kitchen . . . and life. It's a life of pancakes that remind you of blueberry pie, eating onion dip with your glam squad, banana bread that breaks the internet, and a little something called Pad Thai Carbonara. After two years of parenthood, falling in love with different flavors, and relearning the healing power of comfort food, this book is like Chrissy s new edible diary: recipes for qu...

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At least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking, reading to partying; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own over brainstorming in teams. Although they are often labeled "quiet," it is to introverts that we owe many of the great contributions to society--from van Gogh’s sunflowers to the invention of the personal computer....

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When Nicholas Young hears that his grandmother, Su Yi, is on her deathbed, he rushes to be by her bedside—but he's not alone. The entire Shang-Young clan has convened from all corners of the globe to stake a claim on their matriarch’s massive fortune. With each family member vying to inherit Tyersall Park—a trophy estate on 64 prime acres in the heart of Singapore...

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It’s the eve of Rachel Chu’s wedding, and she should be over the moon. She has a flawless Asscher-cut diamond, a wedding dress she loves, and a fiancé willing to thwart his meddling relatives and give up one of the biggest fortunes in Asia in order to marry her. Still, Rachel mourns the fact that her birth father, a man she never knew, won’t be there to walk her down the aisle.  ...

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When New Yorker Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, she envisions a humble family home and quality time with the man she hopes to marry. But Nick has failed to give his girlfriend a few key details. One, that his childhood home looks like a palace; two, that he grew up riding in more private planes than cars; and three, that he just happens to be the country’s most eligible bachelor....

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In this groundbreaking historical exposé, Douglas A. Blackmon brings to light one of the most shameful chapters in American history—an “Age of Neoslavery” that thrived from the aftermath of the Civil War through the dawn of World War II....

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In an unforgettable new novel from award-winning authors Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely, two teens—one black, one white—grapple with the repercussions of a single violent act that leaves their school, their community, and, ultimately, the country bitterly divided by racial tension....

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Today the world faces an enormous refugee crisis: 68.5 million people fleeing persecution and conflict from Myanmar to South Sudan and Syria, a figure worse than flight of Jewish and other Europeans during World War II and beyond anything, the world has seen in this generation. Yet in the United States, United Kingdom, and other countries with the means to welcome refugees, anti-immigration politics and fear seem poised to shut the door. Even ...

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Perfect Mexican daughters do not go away to college. And they do not move out of their parents’ house after high school graduation. Perfect Mexican daughters never abandon their family.   But Julia is not your perfect Mexican daughter. That was Olga’s role. ...

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Ten years in the research and writing, Presidents of War is a fresh, magisterial, intimate look at a procession of American leaders as they took the nation into conflict and mobilized their country for victory. It brings us into the room as they make the most difficult decisions that face any President, at times sending hundreds of thousands of American men and women to their deaths....

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This unique book shares the story of today’s undocumented immigrants in graphic novel form. Ebo is alone. First, his sister left, seeking out a life in Europe that offers more than their life in Ghana. Now his brother, Kwame, has disappeared on what Ebo assumes is the same journey. Determined not to be left behind, and to find his family again, Ebo tracks down his brother, and the boy's journey together on a trip that takes them across the Saha...

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A timely and captivating memoir about gender identity set against the backdrop of the transgender equality movement, by a leading activist and the national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest LGBTQ civil rights organization. ...

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America at War with Itself
Books , Kindle Edition / September 6, 2016

From poisoned water and police violence in our cities, to gun massacres and hate-mongering on the presidential campaign trail, evidence that America is at war with itself is everywhere around us. The question is not whether or not it's happening, but how to understand the forces at work in order to prevent conditions from getting worse. Henry A. Giroux offers a powerful, far-reaching critique of the economic interests, cultural dimensio...

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race
Books , Kindle Edition / September 6, 2016

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race The #1 New York Times bestseller The phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA whose calculations helped fuel some of America’s greatest achievements in space. Soon to be a major motion picture starring Taraji P. Henson, Oc......

Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism–From Goldwater to Trump and Beyond
Books , Kindle Edition / September 6, 2016

Why the Right Went Wrong: Conservatism–From Goldwater to Trump and Beyond From the author of Why Americans Hate Politics, the New York Times bestselling and “notably fair-minded” (The New York Times Book Review), story of the GOP’s fracturing—from the 1964 Goldwater takeover to the Trump spectacle.Why the Right Went Wrong offers an “up to the moment” (The Christian Science Monitor) ......

Trump: The Art of the Deal
Books , Kindle Edition / September 1, 2016

The Art of the Deal Donald J. Trump lays out his professional and personal worldview in this classic work—a firsthand account of the rise of America’s foremost deal-maker. “I like thinking big. I always have. To me it’s very simple: If you’re going to be thinking anyway, you might as well think big.”—Donald J. Trump Here is Trump in action—how he runs his organization and how he runs his life—as he meets the people h...

Trump: The Greatest Show on Earth: The Deals, the Downfall, the Reinvention
Books , Kindle Edition / August 23, 2016

Trump: The Greatest Show on Earth: The Deals, the Downfall, the Reinvention The essential book to understanding Donald Trump as a businessman and leader—and how the biggest deal of his life went down. Now, Barrett’s classic book is back in print for the first time in years and with an introduction about Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Donald Trump ......

Biden Time: Crazy Uncle Joe in His Own Words
Books , Kindle Edition / August 18, 2016

Crazy Uncle Joe in His Own Words We all need a good laugh now and then, especially at the expense of a big-shot politician who opens his or her mouth and removes all doubt about their inherent idiocy, their lovable lunacy, or their daffy demeanor that again and again makes them a late-night-TV punchline. And when it comes to goofy gaffes and dimwitted declarations, nobody does it better than America s most beloved ......

Defying Hitler: A Memoir
Books , Kindle Edition / August 14, 2016

Defying Hitler: A Memoir Defying Hitler was written in 1939 and focuses on the year 1933, when, as Hitler assumed power, its author was a 25-year-old German law student, in training to join the German courts as a junior administrator. His book tries to answer two questions people have been asking since the end of World War II: “How were the Nazis possible?” and “W......

Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance
Books , Kindle Edition / August 10, 2016

In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man—has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey—first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces t...

Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire: The Cultural Logic of Empire
Books , Kindle Edition / August 8, 2016

Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire In response to the events of 9/11, the Bush administration launched a “war on terror” ushering in an era of anti-Muslim racism, or Islamophobia. However, 9/11 alone did not create Islamophobia. This book examines the current backlash within the context of Islamophobia’s origins, in the historic relationship......

The Democrats: A Critical History (Updated edition)
Books , Kindle Edition / August 7, 2016

The Democrats: A Critical History (Updated edition) Offering a broad historical perspective, Selfa shows how the Democratic Party has time and again betrayed the aspirations of ordinary people while pursuing an agenda favorable to Wall Street and U.S. imperial ambitions.He examines the relationship between party leaders and social movements, from the civil rights struggle to the movement to end the Iraq war; reveals the unhapp......

Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America
Books , Kindle Edition / August 4, 2016

Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist, NonfictionNamed a Notable Book of the Year by TheNew York Times Book Review and TheWashington Post Named a Best Book of the Year byNPR, The Boston Globe, and Kirkus Reviews (Best Nonfiction)Countless books have been written about the civil rights movement, but far less attention has been paid to what happened after the dr...

Between The World and Me
Books , Kindle Edition / July 14, 2016

In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis. Americans have built an empire on the idea of “race,” a falsehood that damages us all but falls most heavily on the bodies of black women and men—bodies exploited through slaver...

We (Modern Library Classics)
Books , Kindle Edition / July 11, 2016

We (Modern Library Classics) Translated by Natasha RandallForeword by Bruce Sterling Written in 1921, We is set in the One State, where all live for the collective good and individual freedom does not exist. The novel takes the form of the diary of mathematician D-503, who, to his shock, experiences the most disruptive emotion imaginable: love. At once satirical......

The Constitution of The United States of America
Books / July 4, 2016

The Constitution of The United States Paperback Edition! Pocket Size! This gorgeous, paperback version of The Constitution of the United States is printed on high-quality paper and the perfect size to carry on-the-go. This book also includes the Bill of Rights and all 27 amendments....

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