Like an urban Dian Fossey, Wednesday Martin decodes the primate social behaviors of Upper East Side mothers in a brilliantly original and witty memoir about her adventures assimilating into that most secretive and elite tribe.
Free speech and freedom of conscience have long been core American values. Yet a growing intolerance from the left side of the political spectrum is threatening Americansâ€™ ability to freely express beliefs without fear of retaliation. USA Today columnist and Fox News contributor Kirsten Powers calls it â€śThe Silencing.â€ť
In 2000, Bill and Hillary Clinton owed millions of dollars in legal debt. Since then, theyâ€™ve earned over $130 million. Where did the money come from? Most people assume that the Clintons amassed their wealth through lucrative book deals and high-six figure fees for speaking gigs. Now, Peter Schweizer shows who is really behind those enormous payments.
Entering the race for mayor of ReykjavĂk, Icelandâ€™s capital, Gnarr promised to get the dinosaurs from Jurassic Park into downtown parks, free towels at public swimming pools, a â€śdrug-free Parliament by 2020â€ť .â€‰.â€‰. and he swore heâ€™d break all his campaign promises. But then something strange started happening: his campaign began to succeed.
In The Great Divide, Joseph E. Stiglitz expands on the diagnosis he offered in his best-selling book The Price of Inequality and suggests ways to counter Americaâ€™s growing problem. With his signature blend of clarity and passion, Stiglitz argues that inequality is a choiceâ€”the cumulative result of unjust policies and misguided priorities.
As a young Christian man, Matthew Vines harbored the same basic hopes of most young people: to someday share his life with someone, to build a family of his own, to give and receive love. But when he realized he was gay, those hopes were called into question. The Bible, heâ€™d been taught, condemned gay relationships.
â€śI wrote this book not sure I could follow the road to character, but I wanted at least to know what the road looks like and how other people have trodden it.â€ťâ€”David Brooks
An essential and page-turning narrative on the history of drone warfare by the acclaimed author of Rumsfeld, exploring how this practice emerged, who made it happen, and the real consequences of targeted killing.