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  • Tuesdays With Morrieby Mitch Albom

    Little, Brown Book Group 2009; US$ 10.99

    Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, and gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago. Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of... more...

  • Governor Tom Keanby Alvin S Felzenberg

    Rutgers University Press 2006; US$ 29.95

    Long before Bill Clinton spoke of "triangulation," a term that referred to a centrist governing style, prior to Tony Blair repositioning the British Labor Party midway between Thatcher conservatism and militant trade unionism, and far ahead of George W. Bush referring to his agenda as "compassionate conservatism," there was Tom Kean. From the... more...

  • Ambassador Ortizby Frank Ortiz; Don Usner; Bill Richardson

    University of New Mexico Press 2005; US$ 19.95

    Ambassador Ortiz's memoir of over four decades in the U.S. foreign service, including behind-the-scenes encounters with international leaders. more...

  • Pat Schroederby Joan Lowy; Kristie Miller; Melanie Gustafson

    University of New Mexico Press 2003; US$ 19.95

    This is the first biography of Pat Schroeder: outspoken Colorado Democrat elected to Congress in 1972, beloved by the left, and despised by the right. more...

  • The Tide Always Comes Backby Senator Jean Carnahan

    Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 19.99

    Jean Carnahan was the first lady of Missouri when her husband, Governor Mel Carnahan, who was running for the U.S. Senate, and their son, were killed in a plane crash. When Mel Carnahan was elected posthumously (beating John Ashcroft), Jean agreed to take his seat in Washington and served in the U.S. Senate during 9/11, the anthrax attacks, and the... more...

  • Andrew Youngby Andrew J. DeRoche

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 35.99

    Andrew Young: Civil Rights Ambassador explores the rising influence of race in foreign relations as it examines the contributions of this African American activist, politician, and diplomat to U.S. foreign policy. Young used his positions as a member of the United States House of Representatives (1973D77), U.S. permanent representative to the United... more...

  • Who Said It Would Be Easy?: One Woman's Life in the Political Arenaby Elizabeth Holtzman

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 24.99

    A tour through America's changing political climate is seen through the career of former U.S. congresswoman Elizabeth Holtzman, the youngest woman ever to be elected to Congress, and shares her personal experiences and theories about modern government. Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Arcade, Good Books, Sports Publishing, and Yucca imprints,... more...

  • In Hindsight, What Really Happened: The Revised Editionby Rielle Hunter

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2013; US$ 10.99

    Dear readers, When I wrote What Really Happened I was still very raw from the firestorm that my life had become due to my unwise decision to have an affair with John Edwards, a married man. I realize now what I have never admitted before. I behaved badly. That may strike you as obvious, but it?s taken me a long time to admit this, even to myself.... more...

  • Conservative Biasby Bryan H. Thrift

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 69.95

    Before Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck, there was Jesse Helms. From in front of a camera at WRAL-TV, Helms forged a new brand of southern conservatism long before he was a senator from North Carolina. As executive vice president of the station, Helms delivered commentaries on the evening news and directed the news and entertainment programming. He pioneered... more...

  • Man of the Peopleby Paul Alexander

    Wiley 2002; US$ 26.50 US$ 15.90

    A captivating look at one of America's most prominent and fascinating public figures Bestselling author, war hero, presidential candidate, champion of the most politically sticky issue to rock Washington since Watergate-campaign finance reform- there may be no better known senator than John McCain. From Democrats to Republicans, many Americans relate... more...