D.C.’s Dirty Politics by Ben Shapiro: With each passing day that Donald Trump is in the White House, controversial conservative radio host Ben Shapiro sees the social fabric tear before his very eyes. Trump acts; the left overreacts; and Republicans don’t act to shift the playing field. This cycle shrinks the space for rational politics and conversation, and we end up in a “race to the bottom.”
Southern Gambit by Stanley Carpenter: Addresses the Southern Campaign of 1778-81 in the War of American Independence from the British strategic perspective, focusing on Lieutenant-General Charles, Earl Cornwallis’ operations in the Carolinas and Virginia leading to the surrender at Yorktown, Virginia in October 1781.
Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham: The definitive, dramatic untold story of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, based on original reporting and new archival research.
Grateful American by Gary Sinise: Gary Sinise shares the never-before-told story of his journey from trouble-making Chicago kid to cofounder of the legendary Steppenwolf Theater Company, world-famous actor, and tireless advocate for America’s active duty defenders, veterans, and first responders.
Where We Go from Here by Bernie Sanders: The Democratic presidential candidate, popular senator, and respected economist traces the first year of the Trump administration and what Sanders and his followers are doing to reinforce the progressive movement.
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee by David Treuer: An anthropologist’s chronicle of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present traces the unprecedented resourcefulness and reinvention of distinctive tribal cultures that assimilated into mainstream life to preserve Native identity.
Wild Bill by Thomas Clavin: James Butler Hickock was known across the frontier as a soldier, Union spy, scout, lawman, gunfighter, gambler, showman, and actor. Wild Bill became a legend, crossing paths with General Custer and Buffalo Bill Cody, as well as Ben Thompson and other young toughs gunning for the sheriff with the quickest draw west of the Mississippi.
The Threat by Andrew McCabe: The former deputy director of the FBI recounts his career; discusses how law enforcement battles terror threats, Russian crime, and attacks by the White House itself on the U.S. Constitution; and offers details of the events leading up to his firing by Donald Trump.
Inheritance by Dani Shapiro: In the spring of 2016, through a genealogy website to which she had whimsically submitted her DNA for analysis, Dani Shapiro received the stunning news that her father was not her biological father. Inheritance is the story of a woman’s urgent quest to unlock the story of her own identity, a story that has been scrupulously hidden from her for more than fifty years.
Obstruction of Justice by Luke Rosiak: In the heat of the 2016 election, a family of unvetted Pakistani nationals gained access to the computer files of one in five Democrats in the House of Representatives. They lifted data off the House Network, stone the identity of an intelligence specialist, and sent congressional electronic equipment to foreign officials. And that was only the beginning. Congress and the Justice Department moved to cover up a politically inconvenient hack and the supposed watchdogs in the media turned a blind eye.