Dinesh D'Souza
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Dinesh D'Souza

Dinesh D'Souza has had a 25-year career as a writer, scholar, and public intellectual. A former policy analyst in the Reagan White House, D'Souza also served as John M. Olin Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, and the Robert and Karen Rishwain Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He served as the president of The King's College in New York City from 2010 to 2012.

Called one of the "top young public-policy makers in the country" by Investor's Business Daily, D'Souza quickly became known as a major influencer on public policy through his writings. His first book, Illiberal Education (1991), publicized the phenomenon of political correctness in America's colleges and universities and became a New York Times bestseller for 15 weeks. It has been listed as one of the most influential books of the 1990s.

In 1995, D'Souza published The End of Racism, which became one of the most controversial books of the time and another national bestseller. His 1997 book, Ronald Reagan: How an Ordinary Man Became an Extraordinary Leader, was the first book to make the case for Reagan's intellectual and political importance. D'Souza's The Virtue of Prosperity (2000) explored the social and moral implications of wealth.

In 2002, D'Souza published his New York Times bestseller What's So Great About America, which was critically acclaimed for its thoughtful patriotism. His 2003 book, Letters to a Young Conservative, has become a handbook for a new generation of young conservatives inspired by D'Souza's style and ideas. The Enemy at Home, published in 2006, stirred up a furious debate both on the left and the right. It became a national bestseller and was published in paperback in 2008, with a new afterword by the author responding to his critics.

Just as in his early years D'Souza was one of the nation's most articulate spokesmen for a reasoned and thoughtful conservatism, in recent years he has been an equally brilliant and forceful defender of Christianity. What's So Great About Christianity not only intelligently explained the core doctrines of the Christian faith, it also explained how the freedom and prosperity associated with Western Civilization rest upon the foundation of biblical Christianity. Life After Death: The Evidence shows why the atheist critique of immortality is irrational and draws the striking conclusion that it is reasonable to believe in life after death.

In 2010, D'Souza wrote The Roots of Obama's Rage (Regnery), which was described as the most influential political book of the year and proved to be yet another best seller.

In 2012, D'Souza published two books, Godforsaken and Obama's America: Unmaking the American Dream, the latter climbing to #1 on the New York Times bestseller list and inspiring a documentary on the same topic. The film, called "2016: Obama's America," has risen to the second-highest all-time political documentary, passing Michael Moore's Sicko and Al Gore's An Inconvenient Truth. In addition, 2016 has risen to #4 on the bestselling list of all documentaries.

These endeavors--not to mention a razor-sharp wit and entertaining style--have allowed D'Souza to participate in highly-publicized debates about Christianity with some of the most famous atheists and skeptics of our time.

Born in Mumbai, India, D'Souza came to the U.S. as an exchange student and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College in 1983.

D'Souza has been named one of America's most influential conservative thinkers by the New York Times Magazine. The World Affairs Council lists him as one of the nation's 500 leading authorities on international issues, and Newsweek cited him as one of the country's most prominent Asian-Americans.

D'Souza's articles have appeared in virtually every major magazine and newspaper, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic Monthly, Vanity Fair, New Republic, and National Review. He has appeared on numerous television programs, including the The Today Show, Nightline, The News Hour on PBS, The O'Reilly Factor, Moneyline, Hannity, Bill Maher, NPR's All Things Considered, CNBC's Kudlow Report, Lou Dobbs Tonight, and Real Time with Bill Maher.

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Best Sellers

    • Death of a Nation

    • Plantation Politics and the Making of the Democratic Party
    • By: Dinesh D'Souza
    • Narrated by: Dinesh D'Souza
    • Length: 12 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 408
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 376
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 377

    Death of a Nation's bracing alternative vision of American history explains the Democratic Party's dark past and exposes the hidden truth that racism comes not from Trump or the conservative right but rather from Democrats and progressives on the left....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very informative.

    • By Amahra on 08-11-18

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The Big Lie

    • Exposing the Nazi Roots of the American Left
    • By: Dinesh D'Souza
    • Narrated by: David Cochran Heath
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,923
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,735
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,723

    What is "the big lie" of the Democratic Party? That conservatives - and President Donald Trump in particular - are fascists. Nazis, even....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Most important book of our generation

    • By Anonymous User on 05-09-18

    Regular price: $24.47

    • Stealing America

    • What My Experience with Criminal Gangs Taught Me about Obama, Hillary, and the Democratic Party
    • By: Dinesh D'Souza
    • Narrated by: Dinesh D'Souza, Andrew Klavan
    • Length: 11 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,404
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,282
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,276

    In the fall of 2014, outspoken pundit, author, and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza found himself hauled into federal court for improperly donating money to a friend who was running for the Senate....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Is it already too late?

    • By Jenny on 04-30-16

    Regular price: $30.79

    • Hillary's America

    • The Secret History of the Democratic Party
    • By: Dinesh D'Souza
    • Narrated by: James Foster
    • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,411
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,284
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,285

    Dinesh D'Souza, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller America, is back with this darkly entertaining deconstruction of Hillary Clinton's flawed character and ideology....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hillary's America

    • By customers coins on 08-29-18

    Regular price: $20.99

    • What's So Great About Christianity

    • By: Dinesh D'Souza
    • Narrated by: Jeff Riggenbach
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 519
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 306
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 304

    Dinesh D'Souza ( What's So Great about America) investigates both Christianity and atheism and their influences on culture to show why there is, indeed, something great about Christianity....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Well done!

    • By Evening Stars on 04-23-12

    Regular price: $23.07

    • What's So Great About America

    • By: Dinesh D'Souza
    • Narrated by: Dinesh D'Souza
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 129
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 127

    America is under attack as never before - not only from terrorists, but from people who provide a rationale for terrorism....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Truly outstanding!

    • By Michael on 07-08-03

    Regular price: $19.95

    • America

    • Imagine a World Without Her
    • By: Dinesh D'Souza
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 942
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 855
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 847

    D'Souza offers a passionate and sharply reasoned defense of America, knocking down every important accusation made by Progressives against our country....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • We can think for ourselves

    • By score bags on 06-21-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Life after Death

    • The Evidence
    • By: Dinesh D’Souza
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 226
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 127
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 130

    Is there life beyond the grave? Is it reasonable to believe in the afterlife? If so, how should we act on those beliefs....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My Favorite of the Year

    • By Darrell on 12-08-09

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Illiberal Education

    • The Politics of Race and Sex on Campus
    • By: Dinesh D'Souza
    • Narrated by: Joseph Campanella
    • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 67
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Throughout the US, the politics of race and gender in our universities are transforming admissions policies, as well as curriculums....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • from first one

    • By Morgan on 05-30-05

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The Roots of Obama’s Rage

    • By: Dinesh D’Souza
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 470
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 286
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 286

    D’Souza explains that the reason Obama appears to be working to destroy America from within is found in The Dreams of My Father: a deeply hostile anticolonialism....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • If you want to understand Obama.

    • By Daryl on 02-05-15

    Regular price: $20.97

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