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  • Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court

    Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court

    Mollie Hemingway and Carrie Severino - SIGNED
    Justice on Trial, the definitive insider's account of Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the Supreme Court, is based on extraordinary access to more than one hundred key figures—including the president, justices, and senators—in that ferocious political drama.The Supreme Court has become the arbiter of our nation's most vexing and divisive disputes. […]
  • The Donation of Constantine


    Carlos Eire
    Reformations is a lively, expansive history of the Protestant and Catholic Reformations and the momentous changes they set in motion. This survey of Western civilization's transition from the Middle Ages to modernity brings that tumultuous period vividly to life. Carlos Eire chronicles the two-hundred-year era of the Renaissance and Reformation with particular attention […]
  • The Anatomy of Melancholy

    The Anatomy of Melancholy

    Robert Burton
    The Anatomy of Melancholy is a patchwork quilt of almost half-a-million words of miscellaneous learning, an inexhaustible quarry of quotations, a rambling, often irrelevant, irregularly systematised commentary on the human comedy, always excessive and overspilling. It is the life work of a melancholy philosopher who in spite of his depression […]
  • Omnipotent Government

    Omnipotent Government

    Ludwig von Mises
    “With human nature as it is, the state is a necessary and indispensable institution. The state is, if properly administered, the foundation of society, of human cooperation and civilization. It is the most beneficial and most useful instrument in the endeavors of man to promote human happiness and welfare. But […]
  • Dante Santagata leather

    Dante: The Story of His Life

    Marco Santagata
    Marco Santagata's 'Dante: The Story of His Life' illuminates one of the world's supreme poets from many angles—writer, philosopher, father, courtier, political partisan. Santagata brings together a vast body of Italian scholarship on Dante's medieval world, untangles a complex web of family and political relationships, and shows how the composition of the 'Commedia' was […]
  • The Selected Writings of Benjamin Rush

    The Selected Writings of Benjamin Rush

    Benjamin Rush was, clearly, an exceptional individual, graduating from Princeton at the tender age of 14. Growing to manhood in a tumultuous time, where everyone was called upon to examine and decide their allegiance, Rush early on exercised both discernment and commitment. The firmness with which he held his views […]
  • Genetics in the Madhouse: The Unknown History of Human Heredity

    Genetics in the Madhouse: The Unknown History of Human Heredity

    Theodore M. Porter
    In the early 1800s, a century before there was any concept of the gene, physicians in insane asylums began to record causes of madness in their admission books.  Almost from the beginning, they pointed to heredity as the most important of these causes.  As doctors and state officials steadily lost […]
  • That One Should Disdain Hardships

    That One Should Disdain Hardships

    Musonius Rufus
    Musonius Rufus, a Stoic philosopher from the first century C.E., was one of the most influential teachers of his era in imperial Rome.  Alongside Stoics like Seneca, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius, he emphasized ethics in action, displayed in all aspects of life.  Merely learning philosophical doctrine and listening to lectures, […]
  • Julius Caesar

    Julius Caesar

    Adrian Goldsworthy
    Julius Caesar was one of the ablest generals of any era, who left accounts of his own campaigns that have rarely been surpassed in literary quality.  At the same time, he was a politician and statesman who eventually took supreme power in the Roman Republic and made himself a monarch […]
  • The Dead Sea Scrolls Trial

    The Dead Sea Scrolls Trial

    Raphael Israeli with a special intro by Alan Dershowitz
    "It’s hard to imagine a copyright law suit over a 2000-year-old letter. But this fascinating book is about a letter written just before the destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem by the leader of a small Jewish sect that lived in desert caves south of Jericho. The letter, written […]
  • A Vindication of Natural Society

    A Vindication of Natural Society

    Edmund Burke
    Best known as the author of Reflections on the Revolution in France, Edmund Burke’s first work was A Vindication of Natural Society (1756). Published anonymously, it parodied the writing of Bolingbroke, a monarchist politician and Tory leader who rejected the dogmas and institutions of the church in favor of “natural” religion. […]
  • The Invention of News

    The Invention of News

    Andrew Pettegree
    Long before the invention of printing, let alone the availability of a daily newspaper, people desired to be informed. In the pre-industrial era, news was gathered and shared through conversation and gossip, civic ceremony, celebration, sermons, and proclamations. The age of print brought pamphlets, edicts, ballads, journals, and the first […]

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  • The Trend of Economic Thinking

    F. A. Hayek
    "The Trend of Economic Thinking" captures Hayek’s views on political economists and economic history—on Mandeville, Hume, Cantillon, Adam Smith, and Henry Thornton. Framed by insightful editorial notes, the book provides a fascinating introduction to the historical context of political economy and the evolution of monetary practices. In a highlight of […]
  • Conservative Votes, Liberal Victories

    Patrick J. Buchanan
    "Conservative Votes, Liberal Victories" was influential conservative commentator Pat Buchanan's first book.  Published in 1975 in the wake of Nixon's resignation, the book addresses the question of why the political right has been such a success in the political arena, and such a manifest failure in influencing public policy. Conservatives […]
  • The Theory of Moral Sentiments

    Adam Smith
    Best known for his revolutionary free-market economics treatise 'The Wealth of Nations', Adam Smith was first and foremost a moral philosopher. In his first book, 'The Theory of Moral Sentiments', he investigated the interest of the greater good. Smith's classic work advances ideas about conscience, moral judgment, and virtue. He outlines his view […]
  • Frederick Douglass

    Booker T. Washington
    This biography, written by Booker T. Washington, one of most important post-Civil War African-American thinkers, is an account of the life and career of Frederick Douglass. Washington's account encompasses the experiences of Frederick Douglass as a slave and then as a public man, through the anti-slavery movement, the Civil War, […]

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