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Dream: Re-imagining Progressive Politics in an Age of Fantasy 0 JonLP24 Oct 2017 Oct 2017 0 799
A Fine Old Conflict 4 struggle4progress Oct 2017 Oct 2017 2 913
Death in a Promised Land: the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 2 struggle4progress Oct 2017 Oct 2017 3 2079
Anyone recommend a book on the Christian right? n/t 6 lordsummerisle Aug 2016 Sep 2017 0 1256
Sometimes a great notion. Question 0 Watchfoxheadexplodes Sep 2017 Sep 2017 0 1332
After the War: A Southern Tour - May 1, 1865 to May 1, 1866 1 SeattleVet Sep 2017 Sep 2017 2 1379
Book by an Ohio Congressman published in 1903 2 AnotherDreamWeaver Sep 2017 Sep 2017 7 2310
"Rogue Spooks: The Intelligence War on Donald Trump" 0 flyingfysh Aug 2017 Aug 2017 1 2308
We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria by Wendy Pearlman 0 octoberlib Aug 2017 Aug 2017 1 1810
Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice by Bill Browder 2 sagesnow Aug 2017 Aug 2017 7 1733
Hillary's new book - I just ordered a Kindle copy and they 3 patricia92243 Jul 2017 Jul 2017 0 1949
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right 4 kgrandia Jan 2016 Jul 2017 5 2094
Calvin Trillin By the Book: 1 elleng Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 1274
Great pre-school book: A is for Activist! 0 Fluke a Snooker Jul 2017 Jul 2017 1 957
REC: 'The Deep State' by Mike Lofgren (reformed Republican) 2 pablo_marmol Jun 2017 Jun 2017 0 2319
REC: "The Retreat of Western Liberalism" by Edward Luce. 1 Binkie The Clown Jun 2017 Jun 2017 1 2043
After 54 Years, We Fell in Love. After Five Months, I Got Leukemia. 3 elleng May 2017 May 2017 3 6208
"The Arsenal of Democracy." Great book 0 bif Apr 2017 Apr 2017 0 4195
A shout-out for a friend's book 0 Orrex Mar 2017 Mar 2017 1 1206
Former CBS anchor Dan Rather writing book on patriotism 1 Eugene Mar 2017 Mar 2017 0 1071
"The New Yorker Book of War Pieces". 0 bif Mar 2017 Mar 2017 1 1115
I just finished THE RACE FOR WHAT'S LEFT by Michael T. Klare. 1 raccoon Mar 2017 Mar 2017 2 1121
City of Ambition: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York 2 Dark n Stormy Knight Feb 2017 Feb 2017 0 997
"Brainwashing: The Science of Thought Control" 3 GeoWilliam750 Feb 2017 Feb 2017 6 1394
"Hustling Hitler" by Walter Shapiro 0 bucolic_frolic Jan 2017 Jan 2017 2 1263
"Bottom of the 33rd". Great book! 1 bif Jan 2017 Jan 2017 0 1650
Can anyone recommend a good biography of Thomas Edison? 2 bif Jun 2016 Jan 2017 0 996
"The House By The Lake", by Thomas Harding 1 Matilda Dec 2016 Dec 2016 0 1208
Tribe by Sebastian Junger 6 PoindexterOglethorpe Nov 2016 Nov 2016 1 1569
This message was self-deleted by its author 0 skorpo Nov 2016 Nov 2016 0 690
"The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics" 1 TexasProgresive Nov 2016 Nov 2016 0 1018
One of the best books I've read in a long time. 2 bif Sep 2016 Sep 2016 1 1353
I'm reading up on The Cold War 3 pscot Nov 2015 Sep 2016 0 1317
To End All Wars (Adam Hochschild 2011) 2 struggle4progress Jun 2016 Sep 2016 0 991
2014: What are you reading at the moment? 33 Neoma Mar 2014 Sep 2016 0 18628
I'm looking for a book about the real reasons for various wars. 15 raccoon May 2014 Aug 2016 1 2811
Here is account of my last 3 years in San Jacinto California 0 Koch Ebola Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 992
Trader Vic's Autobiography 2 bif Aug 2016 Aug 2016 0 1196
The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt. 1 SheilaT Jul 2016 Jul 2016 1 1040
'67 Shots' dispels myths about shooting of Kent State students in 1970 2 struggle4progress May 2016 Jun 2016 8 1389
Death Be Not Proud by, John Gunther. Just finished it. 18 Hiraeth Mar 2016 Apr 2016 2 1606
Enjoyed this book a lot! 0 oldandhappy Apr 2016 Apr 2016 0 1056
The Lone Assassin: The Epic True Story of the Man Who Almost Killed Hitler 0 Hiraeth Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 1148
Just about half-way through Eisenhower's "So Far From God: The U. S. War With Mexico, 1846–1848." 5 Adsos Letter Nov 2015 Mar 2016 0 1324
"And Then All Hell Broke Loose -- Two Decades in the Middle East" by Richard Engel 3 Auggie Feb 2016 Mar 2016 2 1946
"Just Kids" by Patti Smith. Here's my review 3 bif Mar 2016 Mar 2016 0 1707
Reading Pfanz's trilogy on the battle of Gettysburg. 0 Adsos Letter Feb 2016 Feb 2016 2 1179
Galileo's Middle Finger: Persecuting Scientists Whose Findings Are Seen As Politically Incorrect 4 HuckleB Feb 2016 Feb 2016 0 1831
I'm really enjoying the book about human perspectives in history 0 applegrove Feb 2016 Feb 2016 1 1051
Just finished "H is for Hawk". Fascinating book. 0 bif Jan 2016 Jan 2016 1 1313
Anyone know of a book about old, unrepentant Nazis? Someone mentioned one on DU not 1 raccoon Dec 2015 Dec 2015 0 1416
Recently finished "Rise of the Warrior Cop". 9 A HERETIC I AM Sep 2015 Nov 2015 1 2280
Ex-cop to release book on New Kensington, PA mob 0 left-of-center2012 Nov 2015 Nov 2015 0 3002
Guess what I saw for free at Audible today? 3 shenmue Nov 2014 Oct 2015 3 1634
Proud Shoes (Pauli Murray) 0 struggle4progress Sep 2015 Sep 2015 0 1571
Ann Rule died. RIP 4 leftyladyfrommo Jul 2015 Aug 2015 2 1644
I just finished "Dead Wake"--Erik Larson 7 virgogal Mar 2015 Aug 2015 0 2210
Slow Dancing with a Stranger 1 matt819 Mar 2015 Jun 2015 0 1339
Am reading Philomena by Martin Sixsmith 9 oldandhappy Feb 2015 Jun 2015 0 2137
Any suggestions for non-fiction or poetry for a sharp 91 year old woman? 9 LuckyLib Sep 2014 Jun 2015 0 1994
An Edible History of Humanity by Tom Standage 3 oldandhappy Apr 2015 Apr 2015 0 1543
Michael Lewis Reflects on His Book Flash Boys, a Year After It Shook Wall Street to Its Core 0 jakeXT Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 1140
Aldrich Ames 1 jeffrey_pdx Feb 2015 Feb 2015 0 1348
Princeton Receives $300M Rare Book Collection, University’s Largest Gift Ever 0 jakeXT Feb 2015 Feb 2015 1 1174
Anyone read any books by Paul Craig Roberts? I believe he 2 arthritisR_US Jan 2015 Feb 2015 0 1704
Just finished LOSING OUR WAY: AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF A TROUBLED AMERICA. 0 raccoon Jan 2015 Jan 2015 0 1108
10 Book Recommendations for Conscientious Eaters 0 marmar Dec 2014 Dec 2014 1 1196
9 Justices Who Sit in the Eye of Storms - "The Oath" 2 groovedaddy Oct 2012 Dec 2014 0 1638
The best Non-Fiction book I read in 2014: 2 FSogol Dec 2014 Dec 2014 0 1597
Swastika Nation 1 matt819 Oct 2013 Dec 2014 0 1499
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius has so much useful advise... 4 47of74 May 2014 Dec 2014 1 1597
"The Horse, The Wheel, and Language" by David Anthony. 4 Odin2005 Nov 2014 Dec 2014 1 2004
This message was self-deleted by its author 2 Sweeney Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 1210
James Risen’s ‘Pay Any Price’ 2 jakeXT Nov 2014 Nov 2014 3 1275
Does anybody else's nonfiction books 14 libodem Aug 2014 Nov 2014 0 2379
New book: America's Battle for Media Democracy 1 Thaddeus Nov 2014 Nov 2014 1 1231
What are YOU reading this week? 2 arcane1 Nov 2014 Nov 2014 0 1446
I just bought Naomi Klein's new book "This Changes Everything" to read on the plane tomorrow 5 arcane1 Sep 2014 Oct 2014 1 1590
Spillover by David Quammen. 0 SheilaT Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1181
Susan Cain: The power of introverts in a world just that just can't stop talking 3 jeffrey_pdx Oct 2014 Oct 2014 0 1489
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