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Fear: Trump in the White House

By Bob Woodward—With authoritative reporting honed through eight presidencies from Nixon to Obama, author Bob Woodward reveals in unprecedented detail the harrowing life inside President Donald Trump's White House and precisely how he makes decisions on major foreign and domestic policies.

This title is available in our catalog in print, e-book, and e-audiobook.

Nixonland

By Rick Perlstein—From one of America's most talented historians comes a brilliant new account of Richard Nixon, set against the violent passions of America's 1960s civil war, that reveals the riveting backstory to the red state/blue state resentments that divide the nation today.

This title is available in our catalog in print and e-audiobook.

Unhinged

By Omarosa Manigault Newman—The former Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison in the Trump White House provides an eye-opening look into the corruption and controversy of the current administration.

This title is available in our catalog in print, e-book, and e-audiobook.

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

By Michelle Alexander—A legal scholar argues that "we have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it." By targeting black men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of color, the U.S. criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control—relegating millions to a permanent second-class status—even as it formally adheres to the principle of colorblindness.

This title is available in our catalog in print, e-book, and e-audiobook.

She Caused a Riot: 100 Unknown Women Who Built Cities, Sparked Revolutions, and Massively Crushed It

By Hannah Jewell—From writer Hannah Jewell, She Caused a Riot is an empowering, no-holds-barred look into the epic adventures and dangerous exploits of 100 inspiring women who were too brave, too brilliant, too unconventional, too political, too poor, not ladylike enough and not white enough to be recognized by their contemporaries.

This title is available in our catalog in print, e-book, and e-audiobook.

Illegal

By Eoin Colfer—Ebo is alone. His brother, Kwame, has disappeared, and Ebo knows it can only be to attempt the hazardous journey to Europe, and a better life, the same journey their sister set out on months ago. But Ebo refuses to be left behind in Ghana, so he sets out after Kwame. But with every step he holds on to his hope for a new life, and a reunion with his family.

This title is available in our catalog in print, e-book, and e-audiobook.

Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

By J.D. Vance—Vance, a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, provides an account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm. J. D. Vance tells the true story of what a social, regional, and class decline feels like when you were born with it hung around your neck.

This title is available in our catalog in print, e-book, and e-audiobook.

Full Disclosure

By Stormy Daniels—Daniels tells her whole story for the first time: what it's like to be a leading actress and director in the adult film business, the full truth about her journey from a rough childhood in Louisiana onto the national stage, and everything about her interaction with Donald Trump that led to the nondisclosure agreement and the behind-the-scenes attempts to intimidate her.

This title is available in our catalog in print, e-book, and e-audiobook.

White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

By Nancy Isenberg—Surveying political rhetoric and policy, popular literature and scientific theories over four hundred years, history professor Nancy Isenberg upends assumptions about America's supposedly class-free society, where liberty and hard work were meant to ensure real social mobility.

This title is available in our catalog in print, e-book, and e-audiobook.

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Oct 18 2018

Jacksonville Public Library