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Enemies: A History of the FBI

**The hidden history of the FBI and its hundred-year war against terrorists, spies, and anyone it deemed subversive—including even American presidents.**
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***NEW YORK TIMES*  BESTSELLER • NOW A SHOWTIME ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES**
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**“Turns the long history of the FBI into a story that is as compelling, and important, as today’s headlines.”—Jeffrey Toobin, author of* American Heiress** *
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* Enemies *is the first definitive history of the FBI’s secret intelligence operations, from an author whose work on the Pentagon and the CIA won him the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

We think of the FBI as America’s police force. But secret intelligence is the Bureau’s first and foremost mission. The FBI’s secret intelligence and surveillance techniques have created a tug-of-war between national security and civil liberties, a tension that strains the very fabric of a free republic.  * Enemies*  is the story of how presidents have used the FBI to conduct political warfare—and how it has sometimes been turned against them. And it is the story of how the Bureau became the most powerful intelligence service the United States possesses.
**Named One of the Best Books of the Year by *The Washington Post,* New York  *Daily News,* and  *Slate** *
“Pulitzer Prize–winning author Tim Weiner has written a riveting inside account of the FBI’s secret machinations that goes so deep into the Bureau’s skulduggery, readers will feel they are tapping the phones along with J. Edgar Hoover. This is a book that every American who cares about civil liberties should read.” **—Jane Mayer, author of *Dark Money** *
“Outstanding.” **— *The New York Times** *
“Absorbing . . . a sweeping narrative that is all the more entertaining because it is so redolent with screw-ups and scandals.” **— *Los Angeles Times** *
“Fascinating.” **— *The Wall Street Journal** *
“Important and disturbing . . . with all the verve and coherence of a good spy thriller.” ***—The New York Times Book Review** *
“Exciting and fast-paced.” **— *The Daily Beast** ** *

Enclave

New York City has been decimated by war and plague, and most of civilization has migrated to underground enclaves, where life expectancy is no more than the early 20’s. When Deuce turns 15, she takes on her role as a Huntress, and is paired with Fade, a teenage Hunter who lived Topside as a young boy. When she and Fade discover that the neighboring enclave has been decimated by the tunnel monsters —or Freaks— who seem to be growing more organized, the elders refuse to listen to warnings. And when Deuce and Fade are exiled from the enclave, the girl born in darkness must survive in daylight – guided by Fade’s long-ago memories – in the ruins of a city whose population has dwindled to a few dangerous gangs. Ann Aguirre’s thrilling young adult novel is the story of two young people in an apocalyptic world – facing dangers, and feelings, unlike any they’ve ever known.

Empire From the Ashes

WE HAVE A JOB FOR YOU …
Just a routine day in lunar orbit. That’s all Lieutenant Commander Colin Maclntyre, USN, expected. Only a simple training mission to test a new survey instrument intended for the first manned American-Russian interstellar flight.
What he got was just a bit different.
First, there was the fact that Earth didn’t actually have a Moon.
Then there was the three thousand-kilometer diameter alien starship pretending it was the Moon. And the millennia-old cybernetic intelligence that shanghaied him to serve as its crew.
Colin might have been forgiven for thinking that those were enough surprises for any one man, but there were a few other small problems.
Like the deadly mutiny which had been raging longer than the human race had existed on Earth … and still wasn’t over.
Or like the millions of other starships, crewed by genocidal aliens dedicated to the extermination of all possible competing life forms, which just happened to be headed straight towards Earth.
Or like the interstellar empire whose aid offered humanity’s only hope for survival… except for the minor fact that its last emperor and all of his subjects had died forty-five thousand years ago.
Add in the occasional homicidal terrorist, religious fanatics convinced that the only good Maclntyre was a dead Maclntyre, a bic-weapon capable of killing every living thing on any planet, a super-bomb which could take out whole worlds, a starship drive which could destroy complete solar systems, and the need to organize the entire planet Earth— and all of its warring, mutually murderous factions—for a probably hopeless last-ditch defense, and Colin was convinced that things were just about as bad as they could possibly get.
Until he found out whose job it had just become to fix all those problems, of course….
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Economics: A Crash Course

Not long ago, economic theories were generally based on a narrow set of principles. Then the continuing boom–bust cycle combined with the failure of the best economic minds to ensure that prosperity spreads down through the economy has left a series of very obvious question marks, and the orthodoxy has been challenged from inside and outside the profession. It now seems clear that human beings and the planet have to be brought into the analysis. The first chapter goes right back to the debate about the purposes for which money was originally invented. The Big Ideas chapter builds up a picture of the key ideas that have driven economic theories. Economics and People derives insights into the way that money and economics works from the way that people actually behave. Economics and the Planet covers some of the economic insights that have come from those whose expertise has been biological or environmental.

Echoes of Honor

BACK FROM HELL
For eight bloody years, the Star Kingdom of Manticore and its allies have taken the war to the vastly more powerful People’s Republic of Haven, and Commodore Honor Harrington has been in the forefront of that war.
But now Honor has fallen, captured by the Peep Navy, turned over to the forces of State Security … and executed on the interstellar network’s nightly news.
The Manticoran Alliance is stunned and infuriated by Honor’s death and grimly resolved to avenge it. Yet their military is over-extended and the People’s Republic is poised to take (he offensive once more, this time with a new strategy, new weapons, a new command team, and a whole new determination to win. The war is about to enter a phase of unprecedented ferocity . . . and the Alliance is on the short end of the stick.
But even as powerful Peep fleets hurtle towards their objectives, neither they nor the Alliance are aware of events occurring on a distant, isolated, inescapable prison planet called Hell. For what no one knows, not even State Security, is that Honor Harrington is not dead. She and a handful of her people are trapped on Hell, and determined to disprove the Peep boast that no one can ever escape it. Honor Harrington is going home, and taking her people with her… even if she has to conquer Hell to do it.
At the publisher’s request, this title is sold without DRM (DRM Rights Management). **
### Sinossi
BACK FROM HELL
For eight bloody years, the Star Kingdom of Manticore and its allies have taken the war to the vastly more powerful People’s Republic of Haven, and Commodore Honor Harrington has been in the forefront of that war.
But now Honor has fallen, captured by the Peep Navy, turned over to the forces of State Security … and executed on the interstellar network’s nightly news.
The Manticoran Alliance is stunned and infuriated by Honor’s death and grimly resolved to avenge it. Yet their military is over-extended and the People’s Republic is poised to take (he offensive once more, this time with a new strategy, new weapons, a new command team, and a whole new determination to win. The war is about to enter a phase of unprecedented ferocity . . . and the Alliance is on the short end of the stick.
But even as powerful Peep fleets hurtle towards their objectives, neither they nor the Alliance are aware of events occurring on a distant, isolated, inescapable prison planet called Hell. For what no one knows, not even State Security, is that Honor Harrington is not dead. She and a handful of her people are trapped on Hell, and determined to disprove the Peep boast that no one can ever escape it. Honor Harrington is going home, and taking her people with her… even if she has to conquer Hell to do it.
At the publisher’s request, this title is sold without DRM (DRM Rights Management).
### L’autore
With over eight million copies of his books in print and thirty titles on the  *New York Times*  bestseller list,  **David Weber**  is the science fiction publishing phenomenon of the new millennium. In the hugely popular Honor Harrington series, the spirit of C.S. Forester’s Horatio Hornblower and Patrick O’Brian’s  *Master and Commander* lives on—into the galactic future. Books in the Honor Harrington and Honorverse series have appeared on twenty-one bestseller lists, including those of  *The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times* , and  *USA Today.*  While Weber is best known for his spirited, modern-minded space operas, he is also the creator of the Oath of Swords fantasy series and the Dahak saga, a science fiction and fantasy hybrid. Weber has also engaged in a steady stream of best-selling collaborations including his Starfire Series with Steve White, which produced the  *New York Times* bestseller  *The Shiva Option* , among others *.* Weber’s collaboration with alternate history master Eric Flint led to the best-selling  *1634: The Baltic War.* His Honorverse collaborations with Flint in the Crown of Slave series are also highly popular, with latest entry,  *Cauldron of Ghosts,* becoming a  *New York Times* bestseller. **His planetary adventure novels with military science fiction ace and multiple national best-selling author John Ringo includes* March to the Stars* and *We Few.* Finally, Weber’s teaming with Linda Evans and Joelle Presby produced the Multiverse series, including latest entry,  *The Road to Hell*. David Weber makes his home in South Carolina with his wife and children.

Earthworks

Out of Africa comes a dead man walking upon the water – a portent of the political adventures into which j Knowle Noland, ex-convict, ex-travellerand captain of the 80,000-ton freighter Trieste Star, is about to tumble headlong.
Choked, disease-ridden towns, robots and prison gangs tending the bare, poison drenched countryside are all characteristic of Knowle’s world; only in Africa is the soil still fertile and the people still relatively vital. On the coast of Africa, near Walvis Bay, Knowle runs his freighter aground; and there he meets Justine and the destructive destiny that purges him of guilt and frees him from hallucination.
Cover Illustration: Karel Thole

Dust and Decay

Six months have passed since the terrifying battle with Charlie Pink-eye and the Motor City Hammer in the zombie-infested mountains of the Rot and Ruin. It’s also six months since Benny Imura and Nix Riley saw something in the air that changed their lives. Now, after months of rigorous training with Benny’s zombie-hunter brother Tom, Benny and Nix are ready to leave their home forever and search for a better future. Lilah the Lost Girl and Benny’s best friend Lou Chong are going with them. Sounds wonderful. Except that everything that can go wrong does. And not everyone in Benny’s small band of travellers will make it out alive.

Drowning World

### From Publishers Weekly
Bestseller Foster’s latest Commonwealth novel (Diuturnity’s Dawn, etc.) offers the kind of sure-fire entertainment that keeps his fans coming back for more. On the distant planet Fluva, torrential rains that leave it barely habitable also make it a treasure trove of rare botanical specimens. When the human prospector Shadrach Hasselemoga crashes in a remote area, the only crew available to search for him is the warrior Jemunu-jah, one of the native Sakuntala, and the immigrant Deyzara trader, Masurathoo. This exceedingly odd couple-culturally different and physically repulsive to each other-promptly crash also. While the rescuers and the rescued are all slogging it out of the ultimate rain forest, the reptilian AAn empire is fomenting bloody trouble between the Sakuntula and the Deyzara. This leaves Commonwealth administrator Lauren Matthias in the hot seat, with refugees swarming in to her limited facilities and the bodies of the innocent piling up, with few resources to help. But it’s the survivors of the rain forest who bring new knowledge that helps save Fluva, along with quick work by Matthias. The human characters are notably less developed than the aliens, and the AAn Empire is something of a straw foe these days, but the author’s mastery of his exotic setting cannot be denied.
Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.
### From Library Journal
This “world” is actually a rain-drenched planet at the edge of the Commonwealth that is loaded with valuable botanicalsDand ravenous plants and animals.
Copyright 2002 Reed Business Information, Inc.

Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

**The #1 *New York Times* bestseller that charts America’s dangerous drift into a state of perpetual war. **
Written with bracing wit and intelligence, Rachel Maddow’s *Drift* argues that we’ve drifted away from America’s original ideals and become a nation weirdly at peace with perpetual war. To understand how we’ve arrived at such a dangerous place, Maddow takes us from the Vietnam War to today’s war in Afghanistan, along the way exploring Reagan’s radical presidency, the disturbing rise of executive authority, the gradual outsourcing of our war-making capabilities to private companies, the plummeting percentage of American families whose children fight our constant wars for us, and even the changing fortunes of G.I. Joe. Ultimately, she shows us just how much we stand to lose by allowing the scope of American military power to overpower our political discourse. 
Sensible yet provocative, dead serious yet seri­ously funny, *Drift*  reinvigorates a “loud and jangly” political debate about our vast and confounding national security state. **
### Recensione
One of the *Washington Post* ’s 50 Notable Works of Nonfiction for 2012
One of *Kirkus Reviews* ’ Best Nonfiction Books of 2012
“Thank Ms. Maddow for picking this and every other fight that *Drift* provokes. It will be a smarter public debate than the kinds we’re used to.”
\–Janet Maslin, *New York Times* “A biting, bracing tour of the rise of American military bloat…Her fix-it ideas aren’t facile or smiley-faced. They are a coda to the serious project she’s taken on–a project that both plays to her persona and gives it new gravitas…Rachel, if you can get those ideas a serious hearing, you will be much more than TV’s funniest wonk.”
\–Emily Bazelon, Slate.com “Maddow’s distinctive voice in *Drift* is highly intelligent, often incredulous and intermittently and humorously profane…Her thesis, which is passionately and effectively articulated, remind[s] us of how far we have drifted from linking the sacrifices of our armed forces around the world to the citizens at home they so selflessly serve… Maddow…[has] provided readers with a timely and perhaps necessary provocation to examine the far-reaching consequences of the American way of war.”
\–Gordon M. Goldstein, *Washington Post* “Crosses partisan lines and deals with issues that deserve a healthy debate…A compelling, intelligent read filled with Maddow’s trademark wit.”
\–Mary Houlihan, *Chicago Sun-Times* “Even though she’s an ideological broadcaster, Maddow doesn’t resort to demonization and hyperbole. It makes her case much stronger.”
\–Conor Friedersdorf, TheAtlantic.com “Lively but serious…This book is a reminder that before Maddow became a face on nighttime television, she was a Rhodes scholar who earned a doctorate in politics at Oxford. But *Drift* is not heavy reading, and her cheerfully snarky voice is instantly recognizable…A thought-provoking and timely book.”
\–Scott Shane, *New York Times Book Review* “Full of head-smacking stories about America’s military meddling and muddling…Maddow sounds an alarm this country needs to hear more than almost any other.” *
* \–Catherine Lutz, *San Francisco Chronicle
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“Provocative…Asks fundamental questions about the process by which the U.S. now goes to war that pretty much never get asked by the media.”
\–Wired.com
“Thoroughly researched…Written in her signature broadcast style–provocative, satirical, passionate-bordering-on-outrage…Progressive fans of her show may already know what to expect. Yet the book still surprises.”
\– *Minneapolis Star Tribune*
“Recommended reading…There’s a deadly serious argument here that deserves way more attention than it gets.”
\–Kevin Drum, MotherJones.com

“Engaging but sobering…With the same kind of substance, wit and charge that make her TV show a top-rated Emmy winner, Maddow details how dubious wars, the exploding “privatization” of the military and a superfunded, superpowered security leviathan have drained our resources…Sometimes it takes a gutsy, determined woman–a Nellie Bly, Rachel Carson, Ida Tarbell, Elizabeth Neuffer, Molly Ivins or Rachel Maddow–to hang a literary lantern on a revolting situation.”
\– *Austin American-Statesman
* “Drift is infused with Maddow’s sharp wit and her vast political knowledge. She dexterously reveals how we became the nation that spends more money on militarism then all other nations combined…“The path to American amnesia is worth recalling on this Memorial Day,” wrote Tom Englehardt. If you want to jog your memory, I encourage you to dive into Maddow’s brilliant testament to remembering.”
\–MsMagazine.com
* “Drift *is **a provocative, important book that displays all the qualities of its author: intelligence, humor, depth, and originality**. Maddow raises vital questions about how the American ways of war have changed and endangered our democracy, but she does so without cant or predictability. America’s most charismatic liberal has crafted here an argument for skepticism about our military-industrial complex that **will persuade many conservatives–a remarkable achievement**.”
\– **STEVE COLL** , author of * Ghost Wars *

“ **With her savage wit, dazzling command of facts, and eye for the absurd** , Maddow tells the epic story of how American warfare came to be both never-ending and practically invisible. In the process, she revives a radically old-fashioned idea: waging war should be wrenchingly difficult for a nation, for that is what prevents unnecessary battles from being waged. **This courageous book deserves to spark a national debate about the purpose of war.”**
\– **NAOMI KLEIN** , author of  * The Shock Doctrine *

“ **In *Drift* , Rachel Maddow brings her passion, wit, cool common sense and intellectual firepower to the epic and darkly farcical story of how America has declined into an overfunded and unchecked national security state–** one that inflicts more damage on America’s assets, our military included, than it does on our adversaries. At a crossroads when Americans of all stripes are rethinking their country’s priorities, Maddow’s compelling take on how we drifted into the costly habit of perennial war–and how we might yet reverse it– **could not be more timely**.”
\– **FRANK RICH** , writer-at-large, * New York *magazine

“Here’s this conservative’s assessment of Rachel Maddow’s * Drift: *It’s **scathingly funny, deeply insightful, and informed throughout by a deep and abiding sense of patriotism**. Bravo, Rachel!”
\– **ANDREW J. BACEVICH** , author of * Washington Rules: America’s Path to Permanent War *

” **Written with the flair for scintillating satire that has endeared Rachel Maddow to liberals and moderates alike** \–and infuriated neo-conservatives, evangelicals, and some tea partiers– * **Drift ** ** *is funny, rich, and right**. But at its end, when you put it down, you will be troubled. We are losing our republic and Ms. Maddow tells you why.”   
\– **LAWRENCE WILKERSON **, Professor of Government and Public Policy at the College of William and Mary and former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell

“America is in urgent need of a real debate over its addiction to sprawling militarism and endless war. It affects, and degrades, every aspect of national life: political, cultural, and economic. Nobody is better positioned to trigger that debate than Rachel Maddow, and that’s exactly what she does in this ** startlingly insightful and well-written **book. By stripping away the propaganda that distorts national security policy and laying bare its reality, Maddow has written** one of those rare political books that can transform Americans’ understanding of what their government is actually doing **.”
\– ** GLENN GREENWALD **, columnist for *Salon* and author of *Liberty and Justice for Some*  
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“Rachel Maddow’s * Drift *is **a long overdue and provocative examination of the abuses, excesses and just plain foolish elements in our national security systems**. These are issues that deserve our attention.
\– **TOM BROKAW,** NBC News Special Correspondent and best-selling author of * The Greatest Generation *

“ * Drift *never makes the case that war might be necessary. America would be weakened dramatically if we had underreacted to 9/11. However, Rachel Maddow makes valid arguments that our country has been drifting towards questionable wars, draining our resources, without sufficient input and time. **People who like Rachel will love the book. People who don’t will get angry, but aggressive debate is good for America. *Drift* is a book worth reading**.”
\– **ROGER AILES** , Chairman and CEO, FOX News

“ ***Drift* is a serious and carefully-conceived piece of investigative reporting** , illuminating a subject–the vast and mostly secret militarization of our society–that most Americans have no idea of, thanks in large part to the failure of many high-profile journalists to discuss it. Rachel has once again broken the mold and **she should be immensely proud of this book, which is written in the same bright, clear, engaging style she brings to broadcast television**.”
\– **MATT TAIBBI** , author of * Griftopia *
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“In *Drift* , people who love Rachel Maddow will discover that ** her gift for finding amazing anecdotes and funny, revealing details totally translates to the page **. People who hate her may be surprised by how often in *Drift* she espouses some of the most conservative values: a suspicion of big government and unbridled federal power, a zeal to cut wasteful spending and a yearning to return to the intentions of the Founding Fathers.”  
\– ** IRA GLASS **, host of public radio’s “This American Life”

“ ** Brilliant book **. *Drift* will stun Americans with its portrait of a hyperventilating United States that has produced too many real live Dr. Strangelove moments. Drawing from thoughtful, national interest-driven conservatives and not just the liberal establishment, Maddow makes the case that what ought to be a strong nation is instead risking shipwreck, by letting war and military matters escape real political and economic gravitational forces. ** Every page informs and angers at the same time **.”
\– ** STEVE CLEMONS* *, Washington editor-at-large,* The Atlantic*

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**The #1 *New York Times* bestseller that charts America’s dangerous drift into a state of perpetual war. **
Written with bracing wit and intelligence, Rachel Maddow’s *Drift* argues that we’ve drifted away from America’s original ideals and become a nation weirdly at peace with perpetual war. To understand how we’ve arrived at such a dangerous place, Maddow takes us from the Vietnam War to today’s war in Afghanistan, along the way exploring Reagan’s radical presidency, the disturbing rise of executive authority, the gradual outsourcing of our war-making capabilities to private companies, the plummeting percentage of American families whose children fight our constant wars for us, and even the changing fortunes of G.I. Joe. Ultimately, she shows us just how much we stand to lose by allowing the scope of American military power to overpower our political discourse. 
Sensible yet provocative, dead serious yet seri­ously funny, *Drift*  reinvigorates a “loud and jangly” political debate about our vast and confounding national security state.

Dressed

We are all dressed. But how often do we pause to think about the place of our clothes in our lives? What unconscious thoughts do we express when we dress every day? Can memories, meaning and ideas be wrapped up in a winter coat?
These are the questions that interest Shahidha Bari, as she explores the secret language of our clothes. Ranging freely through literature, art, film and philosophy, *Dressed* tracks the hidden power of clothes in our culture and our daily lives. From the depredations of violence and ageing to our longing for freedom, love and privacy, from the objectification of women to the crisis of masculinity, each garment exposes a fresh dilemma. Item by item, the story of ourselves unravels.
Evocative, enlightening and dazzlingly original, *Dressed* is not just about clothes as objects of fashion or as a means of self-expression. This is a book about the deepest philosophical questions of who we are, how we see ourselves and how we dress to face the world.