The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

The Fifth Risk: Undoing DemocracyThe morning after Trump was elected president, the people who ran the US Department of Energy waited to brief the administration s transition team on the agency it would soon be running Nobody appeared Across all departments the stories were the same Trump appointees were few and far between tho

On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth CenturyA historian of fascism offers a guide for surviving and resisting America s turn towards authoritarianism n nOn November 9th, millions of Americans woke up to the impossible the election of Donald Trump as president Against all predictions, one of the most disliked presidential candidates in histor

A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of America

A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump's Testing of AmericaRucker and Leonnig have deep and unmatched sources throughout Washington, D.C., and for the past three years have chronicled in depth the ways President Donald Trump has reinvented the presidency in his own image, shaken foreign alliances and tested American institutions It would be all too easy to

Why We're Polarized

Why We're PolarizedDiscover how American politics became a toxic system, why we participate in it, and what it means for our future from journalist, political commentator, and cofounder of Vox, Ezra Klein n nAfter Election Day 2016, both supporters and opponents of the soon to be president hailed his victory as a hist

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for Hope

Tightrope: Americans Reaching for HopeWith stark poignancy and political dispassion, Tightrope draws us deep into an other America The authors tell this story, in part, through the lives of some of the children with whom Kristof grew up, in rural Yamhill, Oregon, an area that prospered for much of the twentieth century but has been d

A Warning

A WarningAn unprecedented behind the scenes portrait of the Trump presidency from the anonymous senior official whose first words of warning about the president rocked the nation s capital.

How Democracies Die: What History Reveals About Our Future

How Democracies Die: What History Reveals About Our FutureDonald Trump s presidency has raised a question that many of us never thought we d be asking Is our democracy in danger Harvard professors Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt have spent than twenty years studying the breakdown of democracies in Europe and Latin America, and they believe the an

Fascism: A Warning

Fascism: A WarningA personal and urgent examination of Fascism in the twentieth century and how its legacy shapes today s world, written by one of America s most admired public servants, the first woman to serve as U.S secretary of state n nA Fascist, observes Madeleine Albright, is someone who claims to speak for a

The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels

The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better AngelsPulitzer Prize winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear n nOur current climate of partisan fury is not new, and in The Soul of America Meacham shows us how what

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House

Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White HouseWith extraordinary access to the West Wing, Michael Wolff reveals what happened behind the scenes in the first nine months of the most controversial presidency of our time in Fire and Fury Inside the Trump White House n nSince Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, the

Fear: Trump in the White House

Fear: Trump in the White HouseWith authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump s White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies Woodward draws from hundr