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Right Time, Right Place: Coming of Age with William F. Buckley Jr. and the Conservative Movement

Richard Brookhiser · Basic Books
Format: Book

Richard Brookhiser wrote his first cover story for National Review at age fourteen, and became the magazine’s youngest senior editor at twenty-three. William F. Buckley Jr. was Brookhiser’s mentor, hero, and admirer; within a year of Brookhiser’s arrival at the magazine,...
 
 
China Airborne

James Fallows · Pantheon; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

More than two-thirds of the new airports under construction today are being built in China. Chinese airlines expect to triple their fleet size over the next decade and will account for the fastest-growing market for Boeing and Airbus. But the Chinese are determined to be more than customers....
 
 
Playing Indian

Professor Philip J. Deloria · Yale University Press
Pages: 262
Format: Hardcover

Looks at the ways Native Americans and their culture have become essential to the identity of the United States.
 
 
The Age of Eisenhower: America and the World in the 1950s

William I Hitchcock · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 672
Format: Hardcover

An original and penetrating assessment of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, showing Ike's enormous influence on modern America, the Cold War, and on the presidency itself.In a 2017 survey, presidential historians ranked Dwight D. Eisenhower fifth on the list of great presidents, behind the perennial...
 
 
President Carter: The White House Years

Stuart Eizenstat · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 1024
Format: Hardcover

The definitive history of the Carter Administration from the man who participated in its surprising number of accomplishments -- drawing on his extensive and never-before-seen notes.Stuart Eizenstat was at Jimmy Carter's side from his political rise in Georgia through four years in the White...
 
 
With Our Backs to the Wall: Victory and Defeat in 1918

David Stevenson · Belknap Press
Format: Hardcover

With so much at stake and so much already lost, why did World War I end with a whimper-an arrangement between two weary opponents to suspend hostilities? After more than four years of desperate fighting, with victories sometimes measured in feet and inches, why did the Allies reject the option...
 
 
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany

William L. Shirer · Simon & Schuster; 1st Touchstone edition
Pages: 1264
Format: Paperback

Before the Nazies could destroy the files, famed foreign correspondent and historian William L. Shirer sifted through the massive self-documentation of the Third Reich, to create a monumental study that has been widely acclaimed as the definitive record of one of the most frightening chapters...
 
 
Frank and Al: FDR, Al Smith, and the Unlikely Alliance That Created the Modern Democratic Party

Terry Golway · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The inspiring story of an unlikely political partnership -- between a to-the-manor-born Protestant and a Lower East Side Catholic -- that transformed the Democratic Party and led to the New DealIn the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the Democratic Party was bitterly split between its urban...
 
 
On the Rez

Frazier · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 311
Format: Hardcover

A great writer's journey of exploration in an American place that is both strange and deeply familiar.In Ian Frazier's bestselling Great Plains, he described meeting a man in New York City named Le War Lance, "an Oglala Sioux Indian from Oglala, South Dakota." In On the Rez,...
 
 
First Women: The Grace and Power of America's First Ladies

Kate Andersen Brower · Harper
Pages: 380
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the groundbreaking backstairs look at the White House, The Residence, comes an intimate, news-making look at the true modern power brokers at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue: the First Ladies, from Jackie Kennedy to Michelle...
 
 
In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir

Dick Cheney · Threshold Editions; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In this eagerly anticipated memoir, former Vice President Dick Cheney delivers an unyielding portrait of American politics over nearly forty years and shares personal reflections on his role as one of the most steadfast and influential statesmen in the history of our country.The public...
 
 
Godless: The Church of Liberalism

Ann Coulter · Crown Forum
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

quotIf a martian landed in America and set out to determine the nations official state religion he would have to conclude it is liberalism while Christianity and Judaism are prohibited by lawMany Americans are outraged by liberal hostility to traditional religion But as Ann Coulter reveals...
 
 
Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover's Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath

George H. Nash · Hoover Institution Press; 1st edition
Format: Print book

Herbert Hoover's "magnum opus"—at last published nearly fifty years after its completion—offers a revisionist reexamination of World War II and its cold war aftermath and a sweeping indictment of the "lost statesmanship" of Franklin Roosevelt. Hoover offers...