Publisher: pSimon & SchusterBook Description
A former U.S. senator and diplomatic negotiator considers the history of Palestinian-Israeli diplomacy over three-plus decades and what prospects for peace still exist.
Is a two-state solution still viable or a one-state undemocratic solu ... more
by: Helon Habila
Publisher: pColumbia Global ReportsBook Description
An empathetic inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the 2014 kidnapping of 276 girls from the Chibok Secondary School in Nigeria by the Islamist group Boko Haram.
Nigerian-born poet and novelist Habila (Oil on Water, 2010, etc ... more
Publisher: pMelcher MediaBook Description
CNN’s photo-and-text account of the 2016 presidential election.
Appropriately oversized to embrace a larger-than-life, over-the-top story, this profusely illustrated, sometimes-insightful, blow-by-blow account captures all the highlight ... more
by: Paul Bloom
Publisher: pEccoBook Description
The potential of empathy to lead to cruelty prompts Bloom (Psychology/Yale Univ.; Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil, 2013, etc.) to promote the function of compassion, which is informed by rational deliberation.
The author ... more
Publisher: pUniversity of Pennsylvania PressBook Description
A reasonable, step-by-step look back at the war on terror that aims to dispel misconceptions held by a younger generation.
A specialist in the study of terrorism who has worked with the CIA to track suicide bombers in Afghanistan, Willia ... more
by: Akhil Reed Amar
Publisher: pBasic BooksBook Description
From a constitutional law expert, 20 years’ worth of essays on controversial issues that have dominated the headlines.
In addition to his teaching and research responsibilities, Amar (Law and Political Science/Yale Univ.; The Law of ... more
by: James D. Zirin
Publisher: pRowman & Littlefield PublishersBook Description
A leading litigator engagingly explores what many readers already know: the Supreme Court votes along party lines.
In this highly knowledgeable and entirely accessible book, Zirin (The Mother Court: Tales of Cases that Mattered in Ame ... more