Looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift for a history buff or political junkie? Get him a new nonfiction book he’ll be sure to love.
Author Kerry Kennedy explores the life, death, and concerns of her late father in this stirring biography. Through interviews with prominent politicians and her own family recollections, she describes her father’s political career and how many of the issues he dealt with still affect us today.
Dan Pfeiffer, former Obama White House communications director and current co-host of Pod Save America, comes a colorful account of how politics, the media, and the Internet changed during the Obama presidency, plus how to survive the Trump era and stay sane in the process.
In See You Again in Pyongyang, Travis Jeppesen, the first American to complete a university program in North Korea, culls from his experiences living, traveling, and studying in the country to create a multifaceted portrait of the country and its idiosyncratic capital city in the Kim Jong Un Era.
The Road to Dawn is a sweeping biography that immortalizes Josiah Henson, the man who was the inspiration for Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Author Jared Brock draws on memoirs, newspaper articles, and other historical documents to bring this extraordinary man’s legacy to life and reveals an epic tale of courage and bravery in the face of unimaginable trials.
Former US intelligence officer Malcolm Nance focuses his considerable experience on the 2016 United States election and the role Russia played in electing Donald Trump. It is a dramatic story of blackmail, espionage, and psychological warfare that emphasizes the threat Russia currently plays toward not only American, but worldwide, democracy.
From the survivor of ten Nazi concentration camps who went on to create the New England Holocaust Memorial, From Broken Glass is an inspiring memoir about finding strength in the face of despair. Equal parts heartrending, brutal, and inspiring, Steve Ross's story is that of a man who survived the unimaginable and helped lead a new generation to forge a more compassionate world.
Going to the Mountain is the first-ever memoir to tell Nelson Mandela’s life through the eyes of a grandchild who was raised by him. Ndaba Mandela’s deftly weaves together his personal experiences with his grandfather’s work and the changes within South Africa, presenting a personal history that is both intimate and epic in scope.
In Make Your Bed, Admiral William H. McRaven shares the ten principles he learned during Navy Seal training that helped him overcome challenges not only in his training and long Naval career but also throughout his life. Told with great humility and optimism, this timeless book provides simple wisdom, practical advice, and words of encouragement that will inspire readers to achieve more, even in life’s darkest moments.