Explores the history, culture, and politics of Texas while challenging popular stereotypes, offering insight into how the state boasts some of the highest rates of diversity, technology exports, and growth as well as the lowest tax models and government regulations.
The journalist and former U.S. State Department official explores the decline of American diplomacy and traditional statecraft, the abdication of global leadership, and how the work of peacemaking has been taken over by the military-industrial complex.
The former FBI director shares previously undisclosed experiences from some of the highest-stakes situations of his career, including Mafia prosecutions, the Martha Stewart scandal, the Bush administration's electronic surveillance and the Clinton email investigation.
Provides a vivid account of the aftermath in Libya caused by the death of Colonel Muammar Qadhafi through interviews with activists who were exiled, revolutionaries who transformed into jihadist recruits and an aging general who wants to return to the old authoritarianism.
A Harvard sociologist examines the under-represented challenge of eviction as a formidable cause of poverty in America, revealing how millions of people are wrongly forced from their homes and reduced to cycles of extreme disadvantage that are reinforced by dysfunctional legal systems.
Describes the true story of how two Somali immigrants living in Norway discovered that their teenage twin daughters had been radicalized and had run away to Syria to join the Islamic State and recounts their harrowing attempt to find them.
The former U.S. secretary of state presents a timely, considered, and personal look at the history and current resurgence of fascism and the virulent threat it poses to international freedom, prosperity, and peace.
An empowering letter from a former White House Communications Director, written to the first woman President, and by extension, all women working to succeed in any field, shares a forward-thinking framework of inspirational and practical advice on taking control of one's life and reevaluating women as leaders.
A literary assessment of how Jewish people are regarded in America in the aftermath of Trump's election reveals the upsurge of threats to Jewish communities throughout the administration's first year, relating the author's direct experience with anti-Semitic attacks on social media while sharing recommendations for reversing hate trends. By the award-winning author of No. 4 Imperial Lane.
Explains how Vladimir Putin and Russia hacked an American election as part of a covert operation to subvert the United States' democracy and help Donald Trump win the presidency. 100,000 first printing.
An uplifting account of the 1920 ratification of the constitutional amendment that granted voting rights to women traces the culmination of seven decades of legal battles and cites the pivotal contributions of famous suffragists and political leaders.
Examines the revolutionary changes that have taken place in finance, employment, politics and health and human services since the start of the digital age and discusses how algorithms and statistical models affects civil and human rights and economic equality.
"A former Border Patrol agent's haunting experience of an unnatural divide and the lives caught on either side, struggling to cross or to defend it"—
Traces America's intelligence, military, and diplomatic efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan in the years since 9/11, and how the U.S. efforts in the Afghan War faltered because of a failure to understand the intentions of Pakistan's intelligence agency.
Examines the accepted narrative of the civil rights movement to reveal the myths and fables that diminish its scope, and reveals the diversity of activists and the immense barriers and repression they faced.
A political and military analyst for Israel's daily newspaper, Yedioth Ahronoth, presents an assessment of Israel's state-sponsored assassination programs that evaluates the protective beliefs that are instituted into every Israeli citizen, the role of assassination in the state's history and the ethical challenges of Israel's policies on targeted killings.