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Presidents & Heads of State

  • Incompetence, Malpractice, and Cover-upby Robert W. Winters

    Skyhorse Publishing 2017; US$ 16.99

    One would presume that America?s presidents have always received the finest medical care available, but that is simply not the case. Incompetence, Malpractice, and Cover up reveals gross incompetence, botched care, and cover-ups surrounding the diagnoses and medical care administered to a dozen of our leaders from George Washington to Grover... more...

  • Wrestling With His Angelby Sidney Blumenthal

    Simon & Schuster 2017; US$ 35.00

    ?Masterful.? ? Los Angeles Times ?Magnificent.? ? BookPage Volume II of Sidney Blumenthal?s acclaimed, landmark biography, The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln , reveals the future president?s genius during the most decisive period of his political life when he seizes the moment, finds his voice, and helps create a new political party. In... more...

  • Rising Starby David Garrow

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 23.99

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Rising Star is the definitive account of Barack Obama's formative years that made him the man who became the forty-fourth president of the United States ? from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Bearing the Cross Barack Obama's speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention instantly catapulted him into the... more...

  • Jackie's Girlby Kathy McKeon

    Gallery Books 2017; US$ 26.00

    New York Times Bestseller An endearing coming-of-age memoir by a young woman who spent thirteen years as Jackie Kennedy?s personal assistant and occasional nanny?and the lessons about life and love she learned from the glamorous first lady. In 1964, Kathy McKeon was just nineteen years old and newly arrived from Ireland when she was hired as... more...

  • Nixon's White House Warsby Patrick J. Buchanan

    The Crown Publishing Group 2017; US$ 30.00

         From Vietnam to the Southern Strategy, from the opening of China to the scandal of Watergate, Pat Buchanan?speechwriter and senior adviser to President Nixon?tells the untold story of Nixon?s embattled White House, from its historic wins to it devastating defeats.       In his inaugural address, Nixon held out a hand in friendship to Republicans... more...

  • Avenging the Peopleby J.M. Opal

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    The most powerful American of his time, Andrew Jackson saw himself as the people's "great avenger." Yet his ideas also limited the people's sovereignty, imposing one kind of law to inflict one sort of "justice." Drawing from new evidence about Jackson and the southern frontiers, Avenging the People boldly reinterprets the man and his age. more...

  • The New Sultanby Soner Cagaptay

    I.B.Tauris 2017; US$ 24.00

    The aborted coup in Turkey has fired up interest in a country which will play a critical geopolitical role in the wars of the Middle East. The spotlight will inevitably be on Erdogan ? the powerful leader of the country - whose increasingly bizarre and authoritarian regime has increased tensions enormously both within and outside the country. His crackdown... more...

  • Jeffersonby John B. Boles

    Basic Books 2017; US$ 48.00

    "Magisterial... Jefferson: Architect of American Liberty is perhaps the finest one-volume biography of an American president." --Jonathan Yardley, Washington Post From an eminent scholar of the American South, the first full-scale biography of Thomas Jefferson since 1970 As Alexander Hamilton's star has risen, Thomas Jefferson's... more...

  • Maoby Michael Lynch

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Michael Lynch?s second edition of Mao examines the life of this controversial figure. Opening with a detailed chronology, it delves into Mao?s younger years and tracks his gradual rise to power, with a chapter dedicated to the cult status that surrounded him. Through a wealth of primary and secondary sources and a balanced consideration of the... more...

  • Dark Victoryby Dan E. Moldea; Mark Crispin Miller

    Open Road Media 2017; US$ 14.99

    A ?smoldering indictment? of the corrupt influences that rescued Ronald Reagan's career, made him millions, and shaped his presidency ( Library Journal ) . Founded in 1924, the Music Corporation of America got its start booking acts into speakeasies run by such notorious Chicago mobsters as Al Capone. How then, in only a few decades, did... more...