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Al Franken, giant of the Senate by Franken, Al, author. Al Franken, giant of the Senate

"From the #1 bestselling author--a book about an award-winning comedian who decided to run for office and then discovered why award-winning comedians tend not to do that. This is a book about an unlikely campaign that had an even more improbable ending: the closest outcome in history and an unprecedented eight-month recount saga, which is pretty funny in retrospect. It's a book about what happens when the nation's foremost progressive satirist gets a chance to serve in the United States Senate a

May 27, 2017
Air power - a global history by Black, Jeremy, 1955- author. Air power - a global history

"This essential book offers a compelling and original interpretation of the rise of military aviation. Jeremy Black, one of the world’s finest scholars of military history, provides a lucid analysis of the use of airpower over land and sea both during the two world wars and the more limited wars of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Considering both the theory and praxis of air power, the author begins with hot air balloons, and then highlights the use of zeppelins, piston engine f

May 27, 2017
"You're in the wrong bathroom!" - and 20 other myths and misconceptions about transgender and gender nonconforming people by Erickson-Schroth, Laura, author. "You're in the wrong bathroom!" - and 20 other myths and misconceptions about transgender and gender nonconforming people

Debunks the twenty-one most common myths and misperceptions about transgender issues. From Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner to Thomas Beatie (“the pregnant man”) and transgender youth, coverage of trans lives has been exploding—yet so much misinformation persists. Bringing together the medical, social, psychological, and political aspects of being trans in the United States today, “You’re in the Wrong Bathroom!”: And 20 Other Myths About Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming People unpacks the twen

May 27, 2017

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