In their runaway bestseller Game Change, Mark Halperin and John Heilemann captured the drama of Barack Obama’s improbable victory over the Clintons, John McCain, and Sarah Palin.
With the same reporting, unparalleled access, and narrative skill, Double Down picks up the story in the Oval Office, where the president is beset by crises both inherited and unforeseen—facing defiance from his political foes, disenchantment from the voters, disdain from the nation’s powerful money machers, and dysfunction within the West Wing.
What happens when England’s dirtiest politician hires Shakespeare as his spin doctor?
Equivocation – a play by Bill Cain uses the English 17th century Gunpowder plot as a vehicle to demonstrate how politicians generate fear and create divisions to advance their own interests during times of crisis. Rhinebeck Theatre Society will present Equivocation for a two week run beginning on October 3rd.
Published to coincide with the 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon’s resignation from office, New York Times bestselling author John Dean, a key player in the Nixon administration, divulges the full and complete story of Nixon’s role in Watergate.
Based on Nixon’s never-before-released secret White House recordings, The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It looks to connect the dots between the perceived understanding of Watergate and what actually happened.
John Dean was legal counsel to President Nixon during the Watergate scandal, and his Senate testimony lead to Nixon’s resignation.
The Capitol Steps began as a group of Senate staffers who set out to satirize the very people and places that employed them. Since they began, the Capitol Steps have recorded over 30 albums, including their latest, How to Succeed in Congress Without Really Lying.
A dark tale of greed, corruption, and unquenchable ambition, House of Cards reveals that no matter the country, politics, intrigue and passion reign in the corridors of power. More than twenty years since its first publication it is still considered to be the definitive political thriller.
Michael Dobbs' novel - both its 1989 and 2014 incarnations - is a delicious wallow in British bad behavior, both public and private.
Michael Dobbs is also Lord Dobbs of Wylye, a member of the British House of Lords. He is Britain's leading political novelist and has been a senior adviser to Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher, John Major and David Cameron. House of Cards was made into an award winning TV series in the UK and for Netflix in the USA, starring Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright and directed by David Fincher.
Named by The Atlantic as one of the hundred most influential figures in American history, and by Time and Life magazines as one of the most influential Americans of the twentieth century, Ralph Nader has helped us drive safer cars, eat healthier food, breathe better air, drink cleaner water, and work in safer environments for more than four decades.
Now, consumer advocate, activist, humanitarian, and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader's new book makes a case for the far left and right to come together and says there's common ground in opposing corporate America.
His new book is Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance To Dismantle The Corporate State.