The story of the worlds best-remembered celebrity couple, set against the political backdrop of their time. Oceans of mythology have grown up around them, all of which Diana Preston explores in her stirring history of the lives and times of a couple whose names more than two millennia later still invoke passion, curiosity, and intrigue.
"Narrator's tone was way over emphasized"
During their eight years in the White House, Bill and Hillary Clinton worked together more closely than the public ever knew. For Love of Politics is the first book to explain the dynamics of their relationship, showing that it is impossible to understand one Clinton without factoring in the other.
"For the Love of Politics"
The ex-wife of a former high-ranking diplomat, Deborah Kanafani spent many years witnessing the peace efforts between Israel and Palestine. Rather than telling the story of her experiences from a political angle, she offers a glimpse into the human perspective of women in this volatile region.
According to Bernard Goldberg, the media crossed an important line in the 2008 presidential race, moving from their usual unthinking liberal bias to crass partisanship of the crudest kind, practically acting as spin doctors for the presidential campaign of Barack Obama. In A Slobbering Love Affair, his most provocative book yet, Goldberg demonstrates how the media launched an unparalleled effort to ensure the election of the man they regarded as the One.
"Adults Hate 'Yes Means Yes' Laws. The College Students I Meet Love Them." is from the October 15, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jaclyn Friedman and narrated by Sam Scholl.
"To Make Love Last, What If We Should Stop Working so Hard?" is from the October 06, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Eve Fairbanks and narrated by Sam Scholl.
"Why the World Loves the Many Resurrections of 'Doctor Who'" is from the September 20, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Gregory Alan Thornbury and narrated by Jill Melancon.
An inspiring personal story by the most prominent Muslim woman activist and legislator for women’s rights in Pakistan. In the fall of 2001, a newlywed English professor took on a job editing the “women’s section” of one of Pakistan’s leading Urdu newspapers. She soon transformed pages of celebrity gossip and fashion advice into a vehicle for the investigation of the true lives of Pakistani women. News of acid attacks on hapless women, the trading of girls as currency in tribal disputes, and other abuses transformed this young mother into a fiery advocate for women’s rights.
For twenty years, James Carville and Mary Matalin have held the mantle of the nation's most politically opposed, ideologically mismatched, and intensely opinionated couple. In this follow-up to their groundbreaking All's Fair: Love, War, and Running for President, Carville and Matalin take a look at how they - and America - have changed in the last two decades. If nothing else, this new collaboration proves that after twenty years of marriage they can still manage to agree on a few things.
"A Look at a power couple"
"The Sexist Double Standard behind Why Millennials Love Bernie Sanders" is from the Opinions section of The Washington Post. It was written by Catherine Rampell and narrated by Jill Melancon.
Dan Savage has always had a loyal audience, thanks to his syndicated sex-advice column Savage Love but since the incredible global success of his It Gets Better project, his profile has skyrocketed. Savage is recognized as someone whose opinions about our culture, politics, and society should not only be listened to but taken seriously. Now, in American Savage, he writes on topics ranging from marriage, parenting, and the gay agenda to the Catholic Church, sex education, and the obesity epidemic.
"You will laugh, you may cry and will probably fume"
"The World Is Scary as Hell. Love Anyway." is from the November 18, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Jeremy Courtney and narrated by Sam Scholl.
"If You Love Israel, Don't Boycott It" is from the October 28, 2015 Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Elliott Abrams and narrated by Sam Scholl.
"Politicians Love to Say They Travel the Country and 'Hear' Us. It's Just Hype." is from the Ideas and Controversy section of The Washington Post. It was written by Barton Swaim and narrated by Sam Scholl.
Defining Marriage traces the decades-long evolution of marriage through the personal stories of those who lived through it. Writer Matt Baume provides an intimate glimpse into the private lives of those who dreamed of marriage in the 1970s, the survivors of the 1980s, the audacious pioneers of the 1990s, the tireless soldiers of the 2000s, and the champions who won marriage today.
Alternating between laugh-out-loud scenes from his childhood and acidic ruminations on the present state of an America he and his famous fundamentalist parents helped create, best-selling author Frank Schaeffer asks what the Glenn Becks and the Rush Limbaughs and the paranoid fantasies of the “right-wing echo chamber” are really all about. Here’s a hint: sex.
"Entertaining and enlightening"
"Really filled in the blanks"
The remarkable lengths Ruderman and Laker go to for the story - chasing down witnesses on the city's grimmest streets, sifting through archive boxes and hours of surveillance tape for crucial clues, and coaxing reluctant victims to come forward - put their determination to balance motherhood with the career they love to the ultimate test.
"Not for me"
For many years a panelist on The McLaughlin Group, Morton Kondracke recounts his passionate and volatile marriage to Millicent Martinez, the Mexican-American daughter of a radical labor organizer. In 1987, after 20 years of marriage, Milly learned the shattering news that she had Parkinson's disease. Despite the devastating physical and emotional effects of the disease, for which a cure has not yet been found, the marriage grew stronger and deeper.
"Educational and entertaining"
National radio talk show host Mike Gallagher provides a careful study into the psyche of the liberal mind, using humor and irony to both entertain and instruct. A recent Gallup/USA Today Poll (not exactly Fox News Channel) revealed that 42 percent of Americans called themselves conservative, 35 percent moderate, while only 20 percent used the "L" word to describe themselves. Mike Gallagher uses his trademark humor to take the listener inside the life and mind of the American liberal, coming up with 50 definitive things liberals just love to hate.