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Overload

by Karl Helicher

In this incisive work, a veteran newsman explores modern media and why we have become so vulnerable to “alternative facts.” "Overload" is news veteran Bob Schieffer’s insightful take on modern journalism, presented with the able... Read More

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The Last Palestinian

by Karl Helicher

Rumley and Tibon make the complexities of the Middle East accessible for those who have little background within this political cauldron. Grant Rumley, a research fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, and Amir Tibon, an... Read More

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Al Capone's Beer Wars

by Karl Helicher

Ideal for true-crime fans, historians, and library collections, this is a comprehensive picture of Prohibition-era crime. John Binder’s Al Capone’s Beer Wars covers much more than the Capone criminal beat for its intricate history of... Read More

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A Mother's Tale

by Karl Helicher

Lopate’s stories of his mother paint a rather bleak portrait of the dark side of the American dream. Phillip Lopate’s A Mother’s Tale reveals the author’s complex relationship with his mother, Frances, through essays that show... Read More

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Revisioning Activism

by Karl Helicher

These practical essays offer hope to those who believe they must suffer silently and alone. David Bedrick’s "Revisioning Activism" seeks to right individual and social wrongs through writing. This wide-ranging collection examines... Read More

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Lone Wolf Terrorism

by Karl Helicher

This important work offers much for a general, concerned audience, as well as for specialists charged with combating terrorism. Jeffrey Simon’s chilling and compelling account of the rise of lone-wolf terrorism proves prescient, as the... Read More

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