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A Short History of Nearly Everything
Bill Bryson
Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus
Rick Perlstein
We Don't Make Widgets: Overcoming the Myths That Keep Government from Radically Improving (Governing Management Series)
Ken Miller
The Richard Burton Diaries
Richard Burton, Chris Williams
The Elements of Style
William Strunk Jr., E.B. White
Regionalism and Realism: A Study of Government in the New York Metropolitan Area
Gerald Benjamin, Richard P. Nathan
How the Pro-Choice Movement Saved America - Cristina Page Page takes on an admirable project here - connecting the dots between the various projects of the pro-life movement to create a picture of a faction obsessed with controlling the sexual behaviors of other people, particularly of women. She's not wrong, but she misses the final leaps to the incredible sexism, racism and classism of this movement intended to protect a traditional, patriarchal power structure.