Genre: Politics

Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide

Fracture: Barack Obama, the Clintons, and the Racial Divide

Fracture traces the party's makeup and character regarding race from the civil rights days to the Obama presidency. Filled with key political players such as Shirley Chisholm, Jesse Jackson, John Lewis, and Al Sharpton, it provides historical context while addressing questions arising as we head into the next national election: Will Hillary Clinton's campaign represent an embrace of Obama's legacy or a repudiation of it? How is Hillary Clinton's stand on race both similar to and different from Obama's, or from her husband's? How do minorities view Mrs. Clinton, and will they line up in huge numbers to support her—and what will happen if they don't? More info →
Son of Virginia: A Life in America’s Political Arena

Son of Virginia: A Life in America’s Political Arena

SON OF VIRGINIA by L. Douglas Wilder details the events of the author’s life to paint a portrait of the changing face of America. It will be a story of constant struggle and conflict, not only Wilder’s struggle, but also that of courageous people who stood up to decades of discrimination, corruption and greed. More info →
Killing the Messenger: The Right-Wing Plot to Derail Hillary and Hijack Your Government

Killing the Messenger: The Right-Wing Plot to Derail Hillary and Hijack Your Government

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Genre: Politics
New York Times bestselling author and founder of Media Matters, David Brock takes readers on his daring and eye-opening odyssey through the maze of political trenches. More info →
Beethoven and Me: A Beginner’s Guide to Classical Music

Beethoven and Me: A Beginner’s Guide to Classical Music

Best known as an African-American commentator on politics, race and social issues, Beethoven and Me: A Beginner’s Guide to Classical Music is a fast paced, easy to understand survey of the music’s well-known and not so well-known composers, their music and their struggles for recognition. More info →
The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks

The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks shows readers how this civil rights movement radical sought—for more than a half a century—to expose and eradicate the American racial-caste system in jobs, schools, public services, and criminal justice. More info →
Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon

Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of Satchel comes an in-depth, vibrant, and measured biography about the most complex and controversial member of the Kennedy family. More info →
The Making of Donald Trump

The Making of Donald Trump

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Genre: Politics
The culmination of nearly 30 years of reporting on Donald Trump, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter, David Cay Johnston, takes a revealingly close look at the mogul's rise to power and prominence. More info →
Obama’s Legacy: What He Accomplished as President

Obama’s Legacy: What He Accomplished as President

Through it all, the President who campaigned on a slogan of 'Yes, We Can!' has persevered in his determination to make a difference and left an indelible mark on American politics and the world. LEGACY is a commemoration of his eight years in the White House. More info →
African Americans Against the Bomb

African Americans Against the Bomb

African Americans Against the Bomb tells the compelling story of those black activists who fought for nuclear disarmament by connecting the nuclear issue with the fight for racial equality. More info →
Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America

Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America

Short, emotional, literary, powerful―Tears We Cannot Stop is the book that all Americans who care about the current and long-burning crisis in race relations will want to read. More info →
Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future

Rise of the Robots: Technology and the Threat of a Jobless Future

What are the jobs of the future? How many will there be? And who will have them? As technology continues to accelerate and machines begin taking care of themselves, fewer people will be necessary. More info →
Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy

Loving: Interracial Intimacy in America and the Threat to White Supremacy

Drawing from the earliest chapters in US history, legal scholar Sheryll Cashin reveals the enduring legacy of America’s original sin, tracing how we transformed from a country without an entrenched construction of race to a nation where one drop of nonwhite blood merited exclusion from full citizenship. More info →

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Genres: Fiction, Politics
Former Secretary of State William S. Cohen provides a Washington insider point of view in this new political thriller, Collision. More info →