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Recently Published Books

Zelda Popkin The Life and Times of an American Jewish Woman Writer

Zelda Popkin: The Life and Times of an American Jewish Woman Writer by Jeremy Popkin

Zelda Popkin: The Life and Times of an American Jewish Woman Writer by Jeremy Popkintells an amazing story. Zelda Popkin’s adventurous life could have made her the protagonist of one of her own novels. In his brilliant telling of the story of her life, her historian grandson, Jeremy D. Popkin, has made a singular contribution to the history of American Jewish women in the twentieth century.
Common Stocks and Common Sense by Edgar Wachenheim III

Common Stocks and Common Sense by Edgar Wachenheim III

Common Stocks and Common Sense | The Strategies, Analyses, Decisions, and Emotions of a Particularly Successful Value Investor by Edgar Wachenheim III explores successful strategies of investment through several case studies. Each case uncovers unique insights into the technical and human elements that go into any profitable investment transaction.
China Coup by Roger Garside

China Coup by Roger Garside

China Coup | The Great Leap to Freedom by Roger Garside looks into the possibility of change within the Chinese political structure. Garside argues that under Xi Jinping's overconfident leadership, China is on a collision course with an America that is newly awakened out of complacency
Lost in the Cold War by John T. Downey, Thomas J. Christensen, and Jack Lee Downey

Lost in the Cold War by John T. Downey, Thomas J. Christensen, and Jack Lee Downey

Lost in the Cold War | The Story of Jack Downey, America’s Longest-Held POW by John T. Downey, Thomas J. Christensen, and Jack Lee Downey recounts the story of Jack Downey's time as a prisoner in Cold War China. Downey’s lively and gripping memoir—written in secret late in life—interweaves horrors and deprivation with humor and the absurdities of captivity.
Searching for Peace by Ehud Olmert

Searching for Peace | A Memoir of Israel By Ehud Olmert

Searching for Peace is the compelling memoir of former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert who almost made peace with the Palestinians. The book offers a riveting political story and an unparalleled window into Israeli history, peacemaking, politics, U.S.-Israel relations, and the future of the Middle East. Olmert wrote the book almost entirely from inside a prison cell after being convicted of bribery charges in 2014.
The Snatch Racket by Carolyn Cox

The Snatch Racket by Carolyn Cox

The Snatch Racket | The Kidnapping Epidemic That Terrorized 1930s America by Carolyn Cox provides a view of the prevalence of child kidnappings during the Great Depression. Although the 1932 kidnapping of aviator Charles Lindbergh’s baby was a worldwide sensation, it was only one of an estimated three thousand ransom kidnappings that occurred in the United States that year. The epidemic hit America during the Great Depression and the last days of Prohibition as criminal gangs turned kidnapping into the highly lucrative “snatch racket.”
The Cowshed by Ji Xianlin

The Cowshed | Memories of the Chinese Cultural Revolution by Ji Xianlin

The Cowshed | Memories of the Chinese Cultural Revolution by Ji Xianlin recounts the authors imprisonment and struggle during the Cultural Revolution in China. The book is the author's harrowing account of his imprisonment in 1968 on the campus of Peking University and his subsequent disillusionment with the cult of Mao.
When the Iron Bird Flies by Jianglin Li

When the Iron Bird Flies by Jianglin Li

When the Iron Bird Flies | China's Secret War in Tibet by Jianglin Li tells the untold story of China's military operations in Tibet. The book breaks this decades long silence to reveal for the first time a comprehensive and explosive picture of the six years that would prove definitive in modern Tibetan and Chinese history.
1000 Years of Joy and Sorrow by Al Wei Wei

A Thousand Years of Joys and Sorrows by Ai Weiwei

A Thousand Years of Joys and Sorrows: A Memoir, written by Ai Weiwei, was published on November 2, 2021. The book chronicles Ai Weiwei’s early years and the myriad forces that have shaped modern China. Recounting the memories of Weiwei’s childhood spent in exile with his father, poet Ai Qing, who Mao Zedong branded a “rightist intellectual” for his critical view of the government.
The Enablers by Frank Vogl

The Enablers by Frank Vogl

The Enablers | How the West Supports Kleptocrats and Corruption - Endangering Our Democracy by Frank Vogl explores the ways that the West supports corrupt autocrats. Authoritarian regimes in many countries depend on the international management of licit and illicit funds under their control. This book shows that curbing their activities for their kleptocratic clients is critical to secure democracy, enhance national security, and ensure international financial stability.
Chicago’s Great Fire by Carl Smith

Chicago’s Great Fire by Carl Smith

Chicago’s Great Fire | The Destruction and Resurrection of an Iconic American City by Carl Smith Between October 8–10, 1871, much of the city of Chicago was destroyed by one of the most legendary urban fires in history. Incorporated as a city in 1837, Chicago had grown at a breathtaking pace in barely three decades, from just over 4,000 in 1840 to greater than 330,000 at the time of the fire.
The Hidden Habits of Genius by Craig Wright

The Hidden Habits of Genius by Craig Wright

The Hidden Habits of Genius | Beyond Talent, IQ, and Grit—Unlocking the Secrets of Greatness by Craig Wright studies geniuses throughout history and presents a new framework on how intellect should be measured. In The Hidden Habits of Genius, he reveals what we can learn from the lives of those we have dubbed “geniuses,” past and present.