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AXIOS Digests Hal Brand’s “The Twilight Struggle”

The U.S. is facing another era of great power rivalry — this time with China as well as Russia. Policymakers should learn everything they can from Cold War history to avoid repeating its mistakes, an American historian writes in a new book.

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‘The Good Life Method’: In new book, Notre Dame philosophers help readers explore what makes life meaningful

In their new book, “The Good Life Method: Reasoning Through the Big Questions of Happiness, Faith, and Meaning,” Blaschko and Sullivan examine how the tenets of philosophy can help readers chart their course and ultimately determine what it means to live a good life.

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Dan Pink Talks About “The Power of Regret”

A New York Times Bestseller. Follow Dan on his book tour ”https://www.danpink.com/

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“The Paladin” makes Apple’s Best of May list

The Paladin is a gritty and realistic thriller that paints a less-than-flattering picture of what really happens behind closed doors in the intelligence world. Don’t be surprised if by the end of Ignatius’ book, you’re resetting all of your passwords.”

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“The Bomb” earns starred review from Kirkus

“A detailed, incisive picture of how U.S. presidents have thought about their most troubling responsibility: pushing ‘the button’ that could end civilization…a comprehensive review… well-written, exhaustively researched.”

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“Killer High” featured in the New York Times

In a newly released book, “Killer High: A History of War in Six Drugs,” Peter Andreas, a professor of international studies at Brown University, has drawn from an impressive and eclectic mix of sources to give psychoactive and addictive drugs a fuller place in discussions of war.

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“Dignity” named to WSJ’s Best Political Books of 2019

Mr. Arnade, formerly a bond trader on Wall Street, spent years traveling to America’s forgotten places and photographing their struggling but dignified inhabitants. “Dignity” contains autobiographical reflections on each place. It is a beautiful book.

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“Rise and Kill First” wins National Jewish Book Award

“Gleaned through meticulous research and interviews with key players on both sides of the continual military struggle, [author Ronen] Bergman’s work is unquestionably authoritative. He succeeds masterfully in telling the tale of a nation reborn just seventy years ago, whose constant need to defend itself often brings it into conflict with principles of morality and democracy.”

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Soledad O’Brien talks with Corey Brettschneider about “The Oath and the Office”

“I would say it’s a stress test on the Constitution, and that there isn’t anything that guarantees that these rights will remain. But I think [Trump] has really gone beyond any previous president in many of the statements he’s made in many of the proposals.”

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“Can Democracy Work?” featured in the Washington Post

Virtually every political regime today claims to embody some form of democracy — and its diverse proponents, and its critics, have propagated many myths about it. Professor James Miller reveals five: #1—The United States revived and perfected democracy.

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Kirkus Raves about Rauch’s The Happiness Curve

Kirkus lauds, “This uplifting report offers hope and encouragement for aging readers doubting the longevity of bliss.

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NYT Book Review Lauds The Common Good

Reviewer Michael Sandel writes “One of the most prominent voices among progressives, Reich has written insightfully about the changing nature of work brought about by globalization and the growing inequality it has generated.”