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What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng
by Dave Eggers.
—Politico, May 3
Defining Moment: FDR’s Hundred Days and the Triumph of Hope
by Jonathan Alter.
—The New York Times, November 18, 2008.
Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001
by Steve Coll.
—The New York Times, November 2, 2008.
Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution—and How It Can Renew America
by Thomas L. Friedman.
—Washington Independent, September 8, 2008.
Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the New Gilded Age
by Larry Bartels.
—MSNBC, September 3, 2008.
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
by Doris Kearns Goodwin.
—Time, June 18, 2008.