Electile Dysfunction: A Guide for Unaroused Voters by Alan Dershowitz (Rosetta Books, 2016)
With characteristic vigor and insight, Alan Dershowitz deconstructs the choices facing voters in the 2016 presidential election. In Electile Dysfunction, he examines the influences of extremism and how Americans perceived both Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump, and assesses where each candidate really stands on ten key issues. Dershowitz currently serves as the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law, Emeritus, at Harvard University. He has published over 1500 articles in newspapers and journals such as The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post,and The Wall Street Journal. He is the author of the New York Times #1 bestseller Chutzpah, as well as five other national bestsellers.
Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World by Joann S. Lublin (Harper Collins, 2016)
As one of the first female reporters at the Wall Street Journal and the first female deputy bureau chief for the Journal’s London bureau, Joann S. Lublin has significant experience cracking glass ceilings. Earning It turns to over fifty female CEOs to share their anecdotes and advice about how to be a strong woman in the workplace. Women such as Carly Fiorina, former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors, and Brenda Barnes, former CEO of Sara Lee share stories of the obstacles they faced and female leaders, and how they ultimately prevailed.
Detroit Resurrected: To Bankruptcy and Back by Nathan Bomey (WW Norton, 2016)
A first-hand look at Detroit’s astonishing financial collapse and the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. Bomey examines the implications of the Detroit bankruptcy for urban governments, Washington, but — most importantly — for the people of Detroit, who face a humanitarian crisis on a daily basis. Currently a reporter for USA Today, and previously the lead bankruptcy reporter for the Detroit Free Press, Bomey has won critical acclaim for the groundbreaking report he co-authored in September 2013, winning awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and more.
Friend of the Court; On the Front Lines with the First Amendment, by Floyd Abrams (Yale University Press, 2013)
An exceptional writer and a brilliant thinker, Abrams offers a unique perspective on the First Amendment and the unparalleled rights it confers. His book features a collection of Abrams’s writings gathers speeches, articles, debates, briefs, oral arguments, and testimony from his entire career. The writings illuminate topics of ongoing import: WikiLeaks, the correctness of the Citizens United case, journalist shield laws, and, not least, the responsibilities of the press.
Considered the preeminent First Amendment lawyer in
the country, Mr. Abrams has lectured extensively and
is a frequent guest on many news shows including the
ABC News program "Nightline" and "Larry King Live" and
author of articles, including for The New York Times
Magazine. The book had a ten city tour including
appearances on Nightline, Today Show, Charlie Rose.
And the Abrams Report on MSNBC. Elie Wiesel and Dan
Rather contributed cover blurbs for the book.
Skirting Heresy: The Life and Times of Margery Kempe by Elizabeth MacDonald (Franciscan Media, 2014)
Margery Kempe is a polarizing, illiterate mother of 14 children who left her family to pursue her faith in Christ, was repeatedly arrested for heresy, but somehow had the pluck and determination to barely escape being burnt alive at the stake by the very same men who had Joan of Arc burnt to death. Elizabeth MacDonald is an award-winning journalist formerly with the Wall Street Journal and Forbes Magazine who is on television daily at the FOX Business Network as well as on FOX News. Her columns have a broad Internet following, and she appears on nationwide radio shows regularly. Additionally, MacDonald has a devoted following on the Internet, where her TV and radio appearances, as well as her columns, get picked up daily.
The Lost Khrushchev A Journey into the Gulag of the Russian Mind By Nina L. Khrushcheva (Tate Publishing, 2014)
Blending political history and personal memoir, merging the contemporary and historical based on her thirty years of conversations and interviews with her great-grandfather’s political opponents such as Molotov, and intellectual supporters like Mikhail Gorbachev, and combing through old diaries and war letters, Khrushcheva sets out to uncover whether Leonid was really a traitor, or he, like 20 million other Russians, lost his life during the war. To get to the truth, the author, professor of International Affairs at New School University in New York, traveled to the Kaluga woods, a mysterious area southwest of Moscow where Leonid’s plane was last seen in a battle. The narrative of that journey turns into a scathing indictment of president Vladimir Putin’s Russia and the neo-Soviet land he is building. She is the author of Imagining Nabokov: Russia Between Art and Politics and member of Council on Foreign Relations.
The Nixon Effect: How His Presidency Has Changed American Politics by Douglas Schoen (Encounter Books, 2015)
Schoen’s latest examines the 37th president's political legacy in broad-ranging ways that make clear the breadth and duration of his influence on American political life. The book argues that Nixon is the key political figure in postwar American politics in multiple ways, some barely acknowledged until now. While not discounting Nixon's many misdeeds, Schoen treats his presidency and its importance with the seriousness--and evenhandedness--that the subject deserves.
The End of Trust by Doug Schoen (Roman and Littlefield, 2013)
In The End of Trust, one of the world’s preeminent political analysts, Douglas E. Schoen will provide a fresh, compelling analysis of the global loss of trust that challenges governments worldwide, and what it means for our future. Revolutions in the Middle East. Currency crises and public unrest in Europe, from Athens to Madrid, from Rome to London. Massive crowds in the streets of Moscow, protesting tainted elections. Grass-roots movements for political reform and economic fairness, from New Delhi to Santiago, from Tel Aviv to downtown Manhattan.
Hopelessly Divided, by Doug Schoen
(Roman and Littlefield, 2012)
Preeminent political analyst Douglas E. Schoen will provide
a fresh, compelling analysis of how the political class is
systematically undermining American democracy. Schoen will
argue that the political class' disregard
for the population's distrust of institutions could lead to
the fraying of the basic fabric of our society. Schoen argues
that the political class' disregard for the population's distrust
of institutions could lead to the fraying of the basic fabric
of our society. This unique book is filled with proprietary
poll data that has not appeared anywhere else, and real-world
examples and people that bring to life the poll statistics
and findings. Doug Schoen had worked on the campaigns
of Hillary Clinton and Ed Koch and has worked with heads of
state of over 15 countries including Tony Blair and Italian
Prime Minister Silvio Berulusconi and three Israeli Prime
Ministers. Doug Schoen is the author of Mad as Hell: How
the Tea Party Movement s Fundamentally Remaking Our Two-Party
System and The Threat Closer to Home: Hugo Chávez
and the War Against America and the author of Declaring
Independence: The Beginning of the End of the Two-Party System,
The Power of the Vote: Electing Presidents, Overthrowing Dictators,
and Promoting Democracy Around the World, and On
the Campaign Trail: The Long Road of Presidential Politics,
1860-2004. Doug is also a political
anaylst for Fox News and a columnist for the Daily Beast.
Speaking Freely: Trials of the First Amendment,
by Floyd Abrams
This book contains some of Floyd Abrams' most stirring
cases representative of the First Amendment's principles,
including the Pentagon Papers case and the Brooklyn
Museum's display of offensive art. It describes the
disconnect between the high level of legal protection
afforded in most areas and the increasing public disenchantment
with the press, Hollywood and the like. Paperback released
2006 with an afterword on the Judith Miller case. Floyd Abrams appeared as the judge in the 2008 movie, Nothing But the Truth. The book had a ten city tour including
appearances on Nightline, Today Show, Charlie Rose.
And the Abrams Report on MSNBC. Elie Wiesel and Dan
Rather contributed cover blurbs for the book.
Forewarned: Why the Government is Failing to Protect Us and What We Must Do to Protect Ourselves, by Michael Cherkasky with Alex Prud'homme
(Ballantine Books, 2003)
Michael Cherkasky as the President and CEO of Kroll,
the world's preeminent security firm with 55 offices
in 18 countries and Alex Prud'homme, a nationally recognized
investigative reporter and formidable writer. The book
combines an eye-opening explanation of the new dangers
of the post-9/11 world; a scathing appraisal of our
failures to adapt to these threats; a trove of compelling
stories told by an insider; and thoughtful policy recommendations.
This book has been sold in Canada, Australia and other
Kato Kaelin: The Whole Truth, by Marc Eliot
The real story of the events leading to the murder of
Nicole Brown Simpson on June 12, 1994. Kato Kaelin spent
one year living with Nicole in her house on Gretna Green
and six months in O.J.'s Rockingham estate. Kato Kaelin
lived with both the primary victim and her alleged killer
and became the confidant of both. Author Marc Eliot
has written eight books, including Walt Disney:
Hollywood's Dark Horse. This book spent six weeks
on The New York Times Best Seller List, and
sold over 500,000 copies. HarperAudio produced the audio
tape narrated by the author. This book has been sold
in Canada and Australia, and author appeared on all
the major talk shows.
God vs. the Gavel: Religion and the
Rule of Law, by Marci A. Hamilton
(Cambridge Press, 2005)
The crucial religious liberty issue of all time
is whether religious individuals and organizations
should be required to obey the rule of law. In
the 1990 landmark case of Employment Division
v. Smith, the Supreme Court decided that
the First Amendment does not defend against religious
followers breaking laws. The first book to defend the Court's decision,
Hamilton provides real-life case studies to demonstrate
the court's wisdom: the Catholic Church and sexual
abuse, the Native American Church's use of peyote,
Christian Scientists and medical neglect of children,
Islamic radicals attacking the World Trade Center,
Rastafarians and prison hair regulations, Santerians'
animal sacrifice, and Mormons' polygamy. Marci
Hamilton is currently a professor at the Cardozo
School of Law and has been a visiting professor
and scholar at the NYU School of Law, Emory University
School of Law, and the Princeton Theological Seminary.
Warrior's Way, by General Avigdor Kahalani
General Kahalani, Israel's most decorated tank
commander relives his greatest battles. Badly
burned in his tank in the six day war of 1967,
General Kahalani went on to lead a battalion of
tanks in a miraculous defense against the Syrians
onslaught in the Yom Kippur War. Today, he is
a noted Israeli Knesset member and hero . He presents
a commander's view of battle and examples of heroism.
The book is a wrenching story of the General,
who continues to contribute to the vitality of
Israel today. (Published in Israel and America.)
Lifting the Fog of War, by Admiral William Owens
(Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000)
Admiral William Owens, former Vice Chairman of the
Joint Chiefs of Staff and submarine commander for twenty
years, is considered the preeminent technological military
strategist of our time. This historic book makes the
case for a technological and administrative overhaul
of the military. Admiral Owens lays the groundwork for
our information technology revolutions. Reviewed in
the New York Times , the book has been heralded
as an important force in the new millennium. He appeared
on all the major television talk shows. This
book has been sold in Canada. Paperback distributed through The Johns Hopkins University Press.
Simple Solutions: Harness the Power of Passion
and Simplicity to Get Results, by Tom Schmitt
and Arnold Perl
(Wiley and Sons, 2007)
Thomas Schmitt, senior officer at Fedex, leads a division
that delivers solutions resulting in billions of dollars
of revenue every year. Attorney Arnold Perl proved his
leadership mettle in a pressure cooker environment and
as a prominent chairman of the Memphis-Shelby County
Airport Authority. This book offers hard-hitting, real
life lessons, things they didn't tell you in Management
101. Their book is divided into two parts: “Hardwiring
for Results” and “Instilling a Passion for Excellence.”
Subheadings, bullet points, anecdotes and illustrations
make it a quick and easy read for the busy executive,
but mostly for middle management. Introduction by Fred
Smith, CEO and founder of FedEx.
Covenant Over Middle Eastern Waters, by Dr. Joyce Starr
(Henry Holt, 1995)
Foreign policy analyst Joyce Starr clarifies the importance
of water to the peace process in the Middle East and
to improving cooperation between Arabs and Jews. Dr.
Starr has published over a thousand articles and columns
in the leading U.S. and international press, and has
made regular appearances on the leading news and talk
shows. She served as a special advisor to former U.S.
Ambassador Ronald Lauder, focusing on the water and
the environmental crisis in Israel and the Middle East.
She also served as a special assistant to President
Jimmy Carter from 1977-79. Dr. Starr is also the author
of Kissing Through Glass: The Invisible Shield Between
Americans and Israelis (Contemporary Books, 1990).
This book has been sold in Canada, the United Kingdom
Fighting Words: A Tale of How Liberals Created Neo-Conservatism, by Benjamin J. Wattenberg
(St. Martins/Thomas Dunne, 2008)
Wattenberg is an author,
columnist, pundit and Senior Fellow at the American
Enterprise Institute. He has written and co-authored
fourteen books including best-seller The Real Majority
and is also the moderator of Think Tank with Ben
Wattenberg, a nationally-broadcast program on PBS.
His new book Fighting Words details the neo-conservative
agenda in the content of today’s elections and
society-at-large and weaves in his political experiences
with many influential leaders such as Lyndon Johnson,
Rev. Jesse Jackson and Rudy Giuliani. Part memoir, and
part insider history, this witty narrative recounts
a man's intellectual and political development -- from
unabashed “liberal” to proud “neo-con”--
in a way that connects his shift with a general trend
in American politics. Appearances on The
Daily Show with John Stewart, CBS Radio Weekend
Report, and Michael Savage Show. Reviewed
by Publisher's Weekly, The Washington Times,
The Philadelphia Bulletin, The New Republic, the
American Conservative Review, and Senator Joe