Popular Political Science Books 2021

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American Marxism

American Marxism

Mark R. LevinJuly 13, 2021$14.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The seven-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, Fox News star, and radio host Mark R. Levin explains how the dangers...

Wildland

Wildland

Evan OsnosSeptember 14, 2021$14.99

After a decade abroad, the National Book Award – and Pulitzer Prize – winning writer Evan Osnos returns to three places he has lived in the United...

American Happiness and Discontents

American Happiness and Discontents

George F. WillSeptember 14, 2021$16.99

Examine the ways in which expertise, reason, and manners are continually under attack in our institutions, courts, political arenas, and social venues...

How to Win Friends and Influence Enemies

How to Win Friends and Influence Enemies

Will WittSeptember 21, 2021$15.99

Political commentator and media personality Will Witt gives young conservatives the ammunition they need to fight back against the liberal media. Popu...

Fear

Fear

Bob WoodwardSeptember 11, 2018$13.99

OVER 2 MILLION COPIES SOLD RUNAWAY #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER SENSATIONAL #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER “Explosive.” —The Washington Post “Dev...

The Premonition: A Pandemic Story

The Premonition: A Pandemic Story

Michael LewisMay 4, 2021$14.99

New York Times Bestseller For those who could read between the lines, the censored news out of China was terrifying. But the president insisted there ...

The Long Slide

The Long Slide

Tucker CarlsonAugust 10, 2021$14.99

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the host of Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News and the New York Times bestselling author of Ship of Fools , a c...

I Alone Can Fix It

I Alone Can Fix It

Carol Leonnig & Philip RuckerJuly 20, 2021$15.99

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller. The definitive behind-the-scenes story of Trump's final year in office, by Phil Rucker and Carol Leonnig, the...

Twilight of Democracy

Twilight of Democracy

Anne ApplebaumJuly 21, 2020$11.99

Named a BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by  The Washington Post  and  The Financial Times   "How did our democracy go wrong? This extraordin...

Fully Automated Luxury Communism

Fully Automated Luxury Communism

Aaron BastaniJune 11, 2019$9.99

A different kind of politics for a new kind of society--beyond work, scarcity and capitalism In the twenty-first century, new technologies should libe...

Prisoners of Geography

Prisoners of Geography

Tim MarshallOctober 27, 2015$13.99

In this New York Times bestseller, an award-winning journalist uses ten maps of crucial regions to explain the geo-political strategies of the world p...

Landslide

Landslide

Michael WolffJuly 13, 2021$14.99

An instant New York Times bestseller. Critics agree: Michael Wolff’s Landslide is THE book on Trump. “ Landslide . . . is the one to leap upon. Sm...

The Authoritarian Moment

The Authoritarian Moment

Ben ShapiroJuly 27, 2021$14.99

How far are Americans willing to go to force each other to fall in line? According to the establishment media, the intelligentsia, and our political c...

The Looming Tower

The Looming Tower

Lawrence WrightAugust 8, 2006$12.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • A “heart-stopping account of the events leading up to 9/11” ( The New York Times Book Review ), ...

The Bidens

The Bidens

Ben SchreckingerSeptember 21, 2021$17.99

A deeply reported exploration of Joe Biden as told through his extended family.

How I Saved the World

How I Saved the World

Jesse WattersJuly 6, 2021$14.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! At one of the most chaotic periods in American history, in a time of national distrust and despair, one tanned TV host h...

Rigged

Rigged

Mollie HemingwayOctober 12, 2021$14.99

FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE #1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER JUSTICE ON TRIAL Stunned by the turbulence of the 2020 election, millions of Americans are asking the fo...

Reign of Terror

Reign of Terror

Spencer AckermanAugust 10, 2021$15.99

"An impressive combination of diligence and verve, deploying Ackerman’s deep stores of knowledge as a national security journalist to full effect. T...

How to Be an Antiracist

How to Be an Antiracist

Ibram X. KendiAugust 13, 2019$14.99

#1  NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the National Book Award–winning author of Stamped from the Beginning comes a “groundbreaking” (...

Water

Water

Giulio BoccalettiSeptember 14, 2021$14.99

Spanning millennia and continents, here is a stunningly revealing history of how the distribution of water has shaped human civilization. Boccaletti, ...

The Long Game

The Long Game

Rush DoshiJune 11, 2021$18.99

For more than a century, no US adversary or coalition of adversaries - not Nazi Germany, Imperial Japan, or the Soviet Union - has ever reached sixty ...

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families

Philip GourevitchSeptember 4, 1999$12.99

We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families is the winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction. An unf...

Follow the Money

Follow the Money

Dan BonginoOctober 6, 2020$14.99

As seen on  The Ben Shapiro Show! Follow the Money exposes the labyrinth of connections between D.C.’s slimiest swamp creatures—Democrat oper...

Zero Fail

Zero Fail

Carol LeonnigMay 18, 2021$13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “This is one of those books that will go down as the seminal work—the determinative work—in this field. . . . Terr...

Summary of Mark R. Levin's American Marxism

Summary of Mark R. Levin's American Marxism

Slingshot BooksSeptember 2, 2021$2.99

Excerpt From Summary of Mark R. Levin's American Marxism #1 The counterrevolution to the American Revolution is Marxism, and it is attempting to d...

The Madness of Crowds

The Madness of Crowds

Douglas MurraySeptember 17, 2019$15.99

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Updated with a new afterword "An excellent take on the lunacy affecting much of the world today. Douglas is one of the...

A Very Stable Genius

A Very Stable Genius

Philip Rucker & Carol LeonnigJanuary 21, 2020$10.99

The instant #1 bestseller. “This taut and terrifying book is among the most closely observed accounts of Donald J. Trump’s shambolic tenure in off...

Black Eye for America

Black Eye for America

Carol M. SwainAugust 1, 2021$9.99

In schools and workplaces across the United States, Americans are being indoctrinated with a divisive, anti-American ideology: Critical Race Theory (C...

Ghost Wars

Ghost Wars

Steve CollFebruary 23, 2004$12.99

Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize “The CIA itself would be hard put to beat his grasp of global events . . . Deeply satisfying.” — The New ...

The Dying Citizen

The Dying Citizen

Victor Davis HansonOctober 5, 2021$17.99

The New York Times bestselling author of The Case for Trump explains the decline and fall of the once cherished idea of American citizenship. Human hi...

Freedom

Freedom

Sebastian JungerMay 18, 2021$12.99

A profound rumination on the concept of freedom from the New York Times bestselling author of Tribe. Throughout history, humans have been driven by th...

We the People

We the People

Center for Civic EducationJuly 27, 2015$12.99

This is the fourth edition We the People, which corresponds to the paper textbook (© 2016). Used by thousands of students in civics classes nationwid...

Resistance

Resistance

Jennifer RubinSeptember 21, 2021$14.99

In the tradition of Shattered and Game Change, Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin provides an insider’s look at how women ...

Winning the Second Civil War

Winning the Second Civil War

Jim HansonMay 16, 2021$9.99

Winning the Second Civil War is based on the current threat demonstrated in the 2020 Antifa/BLM Riots and current unrest including the storming of the...

How to Fight Anti-Semitism

How to Fight Anti-Semitism

Bari WeissSeptember 10, 2019$11.99

“The most important book you will read this year.”—Caitlin Flanagan, author of To Hell with All That WINNER OF THE NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD ...

The Gray Lady Winked

The Gray Lady Winked

Ashley RindsbergMay 3, 2021$4.99

As flagship of the American news media, the New York Times is the world’s most powerful news outlet. With thousands of reporters covering events fro...

Unsettled

Unsettled

Ryan HamptonOctober 5, 2021$14.99

A shocking inside account of reckless capitalism and injustice in the Purdue Pharma bankruptcy case. In September 2019, Purdue Pharma—the maker of O...

Fortress America

Fortress America

Matthew BrzezinskiAugust 31, 2004$5.99

Heavily armed guards at the entrances to malls and restaurants. Citizens deemed “suspicious” taken away without formal charges or legal counsel. W...

Good Hunting

Good Hunting

Jack Devine & Vernon LoebJune 3, 2014$11.99

"A sophisticated, deeply informed account of real life in the real CIA that adds immeasurably to the public understanding of the espionage culture—t...

The Decadent Society

The Decadent Society

Ross DouthatFebruary 25, 2020$12.99

From the New York Times columnist and bestselling author of Bad Religion , a powerful portrait of how our wealthy, successful society has passed into ...

Capital

Capital

Karl Marx & Ben FowkesFebruary 5, 2004$15.99

'A groundbreaking work of economic analysis. It is also a literary masterpice' Francis Wheen, Guardian One of the most notorious and influential works...

The Constitution of Liberty

The Constitution of Liberty

F. A. Hayek & Ronald HamowyJune 15, 2011$24.99

From the $700 billion bailout of the banking industry to president Barack Obama’s $787 billion stimulus package to the highly controversial passage ...

A More Perfect Reunion

A More Perfect Reunion

Calvin BakerJune 30, 2020$3.99

A provocative case for integration as the single most radical, discomfiting idea in America, yet the only enduring solution to the racism that threate...

Lies, Incorporated

Lies, Incorporated

Ari Rabin-Havt & Media Matters for AmericaApril 19, 2016$12.99

A stunning investigation of the history of organized misinformation in politics. In today’s post-truth political landscape, there is a carefully con...

A Force More Powerful

A Force More Powerful

Peter Ackerman & Jack DuvallDecember 1, 2015$11.99

This nationally-acclaimed book shows how popular movements used nonviolent action to overthrow dictators, obstruct military invaders and secure human ...

The Radical Reader

The Radical Reader

Timothy Patrick McCarthy & John Campbell McMillianMay 10, 2011$24.99

Radicalism is as American as apple pie. One can scarcely imagine what American society would look like without the abolitionists, feminists, socialist...

States and Power in Africa

States and Power in Africa

Jeffrey HerbstDecember 21, 2014$21.99

Theories of international relations, assumed to be universally applicable, have failed to explain the creation of states in Africa. There, the interac...

Another Kind of War

Another Kind of War

John A. LynnJuly 23, 2019$19.99

An accessible and comprehensive history of terrorism from ancient times to the present In the years since 9/11, there has been a massive surge in inte...

The Permanent Revolution & Results and Prospects

The Permanent Revolution & Results and Prospects

Leon TrotskySeptember 25, 2020$6.99

Trotsky's theory of the permanent revolution is one of the most important additions to the arsenal of Marxism. It was first developed by Trotsky in 19...

Against Demagogues

Against Demagogues

Prof. Robert C. BartlettSeptember 29, 2020$13.99

Timeless comedies on resisting tyranny from one of history’s greatest comic playwrights. Against Demagogues presents Robert C. Bartlett's new transl...

The Fire Next Time

The Fire Next Time

James BaldwinDecember 1, 1992$11.99

A national bestseller when it first appeared in 1963,  The Fire Next Time  galvanized the nation, gave passionate voice to the emerging civi...

The War on Small Business

The War on Small Business

Carol RothJune 29, 2021$12.99

For years, government bureaucrats have been looking for ways to destroy small businesses. With coronavirus, they finally had their chance.  In 20...

The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason

The End of Faith: Religion, Terror, and the Future of Reason

Sam HarrisSeptember 17, 2005$9.99

"The End of Faith articulates the dangers and absurdities of organized religion so fiercely and so fearlessly that I felt relieved as I read it, vindi...

A Vast Conspiracy

A Vast Conspiracy

Jeffrey ToobinJanuary 11, 2000$11.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The inspiration for Impeachment: American Crime Story on FX The definitive account of the Clinton-Lewinsky sex scandals,...

Fortitude

Fortitude

Dan CrenshawApril 7, 2020$13.99

Jordan Peterson's Twelve Rules for Life meets Jocko Willink and Leif Babin's Extreme Ownership in this tough-love leadership book from a Navy SEAL and...

Irreversible Damage

Irreversible Damage

Abigail ShrierJune 30, 2020$12.99

NAMED A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY  THE ECONOMIST  AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2021 BY  THE TIMES  AND  THE SUNDAY TIMES "Irreversi...

Live Not by Lies

Live Not by Lies

Rod DreherSeptember 29, 2020$15.99

The New York Times bestselling author of The Benedict Option draws on the wisdom of Christian survivors of Soviet persecution to warn American Christi...

The Tyranny of Merit

The Tyranny of Merit

Michael J. SandelSeptember 15, 2020$11.99

A Times Literary Supplement ’s Book of the Year 2020 A New Statesman 's Best Book of 2020 A Bloomberg 's Best Book of 2020 A Guardian Best Book Abou...

Disloyal: A Memoir

Disloyal: A Memoir

Michael CohenSeptember 8, 2020$16.99

A #1 New York Times Bestseller! "I read it cover-to-cover. I did not intend to, but I started at the beginning and didn’t put it down until it was o...

The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

The Fifth Risk: Undoing Democracy

Michael LewisOctober 2, 2018$12.99

The New York Times Bestseller, with a new afterword "[Michael Lewis’s] most ambitious and important book." —Joe Klein, New York Times Michael Lewi...

It Was All a Lie

It Was All a Lie

Stuart StevensAugust 4, 2020$12.99

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "In his bare-knuckles account, Stevens confesses to the reader that the entire apparatus of his Republican Party ...

Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State

Anatomy of Terror: From the Death of bin Laden to the Rise of the Islamic State

Ali SoufanMay 2, 2017$14.99

"Anyone who wants to understand the world we live in now should read this book." —Lawrence Wright To eliminate the scourge of terrorism, we must fir...

Blackout

Blackout

Candace OwensSeptember 15, 2020$12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER It’s time for a black exit. Political activist and social media star Candace Owens addresses the many ways that Democrat P...

Half the Sky

Half the Sky

Nicholas D. Kristof & Sheryl WuDunnSeptember 8, 2009$9.99

#1 National Bestseller From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation...

On Account of Race

On Account of Race

Lawrence GoldstoneMay 5, 2020$1.99

Winner of the Lillian Smith Book Award An award–winning constitutional law historian examines case–based evidence of the court's longstanding...

On Tyranny

On Tyranny

Timothy SnyderFebruary 28, 2017$9.99

#1  New York Times  Bestseller •  A historian of fascism offers a guide for surviving and resisting America's turn towards authoritar...

No Good Men Among the Living

No Good Men Among the Living

Anand GopalApril 29, 2014$12.99

PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST WINNER OF THE RIDENHOUR PRIZE Anand Gopal's No Good Men Among the Living stunningly lays bare the...

Fire and Fury

Fire and Fury

Michael WolffJanuary 5, 2018$11.99

#1 New York Times Bestseller With extraordinary access to the West Wing, Michael Wolff reveals what happened behind-the-scenes in the first nine month...

The Accidental Superpower

The Accidental Superpower

Mr. Peter ZeihanNovember 4, 2014$11.99

An eye-opening assement of American power and deglobalization in the bestselling tradition of The World is Flat and The Next 100 Years . Near the end ...

Why We're Polarized

Why We're Polarized

Ezra KleinJanuary 28, 2020$12.99

This New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller shows us that America’s political system isn’t broken. The truth is scarier: it’s working...

The World-Ending Fire

The World-Ending Fire

Wendell Berry & Paul KingsnorthMay 1, 2018$12.99

The most comprehensive―and only author-authorized―Wendell Berry reader, "America's greatest philosopher on sustainable life and living" ( Chi...

What Unites Us

What Unites Us

Dan Rather & Elliot KirschnerNovember 7, 2017$9.99

AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   “I find myself thinking deeply about what it means to love America, as I surely do.” —Dan Rather “...

DARK AGENDA

DARK AGENDA

David HorowitzMarch 5, 2019$26.99

In Dark Agenda, New York Times bestselling author David Horwitz exposes not only the progressive war against Christianity, but also a war against Amer...

Unmasked

Unmasked

Andy NgoFebruary 2, 2021$15.99

Now a #1 National   Bestseller! A journalist who's been attacked by Antifa writes a deeply researched and reported account of the group's history...

Zucked

Zucked

Roger McNameeFebruary 5, 2019$14.99

The New York Times bestseller about a noted tech venture capitalist, early mentor to Mark Zuckerberg, and Facebook investor, who wakes up to the serio...

The Hardest Job in the World

The Hardest Job in the World

John DickersonJune 16, 2020$5.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the veteran political journalist and  60 Minutes  correspondent ,  a deep dive into&#...

Lucky

Lucky

Jonathan Allen & Amie ParnesMarch 2, 2021$14.99

The inside story of the historic 2020 presidential election and Joe Biden’s harrowing ride to victory, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author...

Just and Unjust Wars

Just and Unjust Wars

Michael WalzerAugust 11, 2015$13.99

A penetrating investigation into moral and ethical questions raised by war, drawing on examples from antiquity to the present Just and Unjust Wars has...

Political Risk

Political Risk

Condoleezza Rice & Amy B. ZegartMay 1, 2018$11.99

From New York Times bestselling author and former U.S. secretary of state Condoleezza Rice and Stanford University professor Amy B. Zegart comes an ex...

How We Show Up

How We Show Up

Mia BirdsongJune 2, 2020$9.99

An Invitation to Community and Models for Connection After almost every presentation activist and writer Mia Birdsong gives to executives, think tanks...

Post-Truth

Post-Truth

Lee McIntyreFebruary 16, 2018$12.99

How we arrived in a post-truth era, when “alternative facts” replace actual facts, and feelings have more weight than evidence. Are we living in a...

The Socialist Manifesto

The Socialist Manifesto

Bhaskar SunkaraApril 30, 2019$11.99

A "razor-sharp" introduction to this political and economic ideology makes a galvanizing argument for modern socialism (Naomi Klein) -- and explains h...

Dark Money

Dark Money

Jane MayerJanuary 19, 2016$7.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES  10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR Who are the immensely wealthy right-wing ideologues shaping the fate of ...

Hiding in Plain Sight

Hiding in Plain Sight

Sarah KendziorApril 7, 2020$11.99

Instant New York Times Bestseller Washington Post Bestseller USA Today Bestseller Indie Bound Bestseller Authors Round the South Bestseller Midwest In...

The Constitution of Knowledge

The Constitution of Knowledge

Jonathan RauchJune 22, 2021$14.99

Arming Americans to defend the truth from today’s war on facts “In what could be the timeliest book of the year, Rauch aims to arm his readers to ...

Propaganda

Propaganda

Edward BernaysSeptember 1, 2004$14.99

“Bernays’ honest and practical manual provides much insight into some of the most powerful and influential institutions of contemporary industrial...

The Dictator's Handbook

The Dictator's Handbook

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita & Alastair SmithSeptember 27, 2011$11.99

A groundbreaking new theory of the real rules of politics: leaders do whatever keeps them in power, regardless of the national interest. As featured o...

Three Dangerous Men: Russia, China, Iran and the Rise of Irregular Warfare

Three Dangerous Men: Russia, China, Iran and the Rise of Irregular Warfare

Seth G. JonesSeptember 7, 2021$14.99

How three key figures in Moscow, Beijing, and Tehran built ruthless irregular warfare campaigns that are eroding American power. In Three Dangerous Me...

Laptop from Hell

Laptop from Hell

Miranda DevineNovember 30, 2021$14.99

As seen on  Tucker Carlson Tonight !   The inside story of the laptop that exposed the president’s dirtiest secret. When a drug-addled Hun...

The Devil's Chessboard

The Devil's Chessboard

David TalbotOctober 13, 2015$14.99

An explosive, headline-making portrait of Allen Dulles, the man who transformed the CIA into the most powerful—and secretive—colossus in Washingto...

Calling Bullshit

Calling Bullshit

Carl T. Bergstrom & Jevin D. WestAugust 4, 2020$11.99

B******t isn’t what it used to be.   Now, two science professors give us the tools to dismantle misinformation and think clearly in a...

Pastels and Pedophiles

Pastels and Pedophiles

Mia Bloom & Sophia MoskalenkoJune 15, 2021$19.99

Two experts of extremist radicalization take us down the QAnon rabbit hole, exposing how the conspiracy theory ensnared countless Americans, and show ...

Imagined Communities

Imagined Communities

Benedict AndersonJuly 17, 1991$9.99

This “sparkling” and world-famous work examines what drives people to live, die, and kill in the name of nations—revealing the surprising origin...

Fair Play

Fair Play

James M. OlsonOctober 1, 2006$9.99

Revolutionary War officer Nathan Hale, one of America’s first spies, said, “Any kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by ...

Global Issues

Global Issues

Shirley A. FedorakDecember 6, 2013$36.99

Global Issues is a pedagogically rich text that offers a unique way of looking at contemporary issues, such as food security and global conflict, from...

Speechless: Controlling Words, Controlling Minds

Speechless: Controlling Words, Controlling Minds

Michael KnowlesAugust 28, 2021$5.99

The Culture War is over, and the culture lost. The Left’s assault on liberty, virtue, decency, the Republic of the Founders, and Western civilizatio...

Frankly, We Did Win This Election

Frankly, We Did Win This Election

Michael C. BenderJuly 13, 2021$14.99

THE INSTANT  NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER! Michael C. Bender, senior White House reporter for the Wall Street Journal , presents a deeply repo...

A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear

A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear

Matthew Hongoltz-HetlingSeptember 15, 2020$12.99

A tiny American town's plans for radical self-government overlooked one hairy detail: no one told the bears. Once upon a time, a group of libertarians...

Power Thoughts Devotional

Power Thoughts Devotional

Joyce MeyerOctober 22, 2013$11.99

Tap into God's power in your daily life by thinking and speaking His way with this devotional based on Joyce Meyer's New York Times bestseller Power T...

Are Prisons Obsolete?

Are Prisons Obsolete?

Angela Y. DavisAugust 5, 2003$2.99

With her characteristic brilliance, grace and radical audacity, Angela Y. Davis has put the case for the latest abolition movement in American life: t...