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Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance

New York: Three Rivers Press, 2004

ISBN-10: 1400082773

ISBN-13: 9781400082773

Pages: 453

“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…

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The Twilight of American Culture

New York: W.W. Norton, 2001

ISBN-10: 039332169X

ISBN-13: 9780393321692

Pages: 204

“A prophetic examination of Western decline, the underground bestseller The Twilight of American Culture provides one of the most caustic and surprising portraits of American society to date. Whether…

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The Twilight of American Culture

New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2001

ISBN-10: 039332169X

ISBN-13: 9780393321692

Pages: 204

“A prophetic examination of western decline, the underground bestseller The Twilight of American Culture provides one of the most caustic and surprising portraits of American society…

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Why We Hate Us: American Discontent in the New Millennium

New York: Crown Publishers, 2008

ISBN-10: 0307406628

ISBN-13: 9780307406620

Pages: 271

“Dick Meyer believes the annoyances of modern life—rudeness, cell phone-itis, barefoot airline passengers, and the blathering of talking TV heads—are not just irritating but are undermining our culture. The…

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The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

New York: Crown Publishers, 2006

ISBN-10: 0307237699

ISBN-13: 9780307237699

Pages: 375

“Obama’s knack for mixing stirring rhetoric about good and evil with practical policy ideas is rare in the modern history of U.S. politics… In our lowdown, dispiriting era, Obama’s…

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The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream

New York: Three Rivers Press, 2006

ISBN-10: 0307237702

ISBN-13: 9780307237705

Pages: 375

The Audacity of Hope is Barack Obama’s call for a new kind of politics—a politics that builds upon those shared understandings that pull…

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Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism

New York: Penguin Books, 2005

ISBN-10: 0143035835

ISBN-13: 9780143035831

Pages: 229

“Praised by The New York Times for his ‘ferocious moral vision,’ West returns to the analysis of what he calls the arrested development of democracy with a masterful diagnosis.…

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Powershift: Knowledge, Wealth, and Violence at the Edge of the 21st Century

New York: Bantam Books, 1991

ISBN-10: 0553292153

ISBN-13: 9780553292152

Pages: 611

“In Powershift, Toffler argues that while headlines focus on shifts of power at the global level, equally significant shifts are taking place in the everyday world we all inhabit—the…

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The Unconquerable World: Power, Nonviolence, and the Will of the People

New York: Metropolitan Books, 2003

ISBN-10: 0805044566

ISBN-13: 9780805044560

Pages: 433

“A visionary work that explores the limits of violence and charts an unexpectedly hopeful course toward a nonviolent future.” ~from jacket

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Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army

New York: Nation Books, 2007

ISBN-10: 1560259795

ISBN-13: 9781560259794

Pages: 452

Blackwater is the utterly gripping and explosive story of how the Bush administration has spent hundreds of millions of public dollars building a parallel corporate army, an army so…

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