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The Battle: How the Fight Between Free Enterprise and Big Government Will Shape America's Future (June, $24.95) by Arthur Brooks argues that free market entrepreneurialism must triumph over any drive toward redistribution of wealth. Author tour.
COLUMBIA UNIV. PRESS
The Politics of Medicaid (June, $32.50) by Laura Katz Olson explains what the topic means to those who invest in it and those who benefit from it.
Let Freedom Reign: The Words of Nelson Mandela (Mar., $14.95), selected by Henry Russell, collects the South African leader's greatest speeches.
Washington Rules: How America's Quest for Dominance Has Undermined National Security (Aug., $24) by Andrew Bacevich contends that the Washington consensus on foreign policy must change. 100,000 first printing.
PRINCETON UNIV. PRESS
Taming the Gods: Religion and Democracy on Three Continents (Mar., $19.95) by Ian Buruma asserts that the two elements can be compatible only if their respective authorities are kept firmly apart.
That's No Angry Mob, That's My Mom: It's Time for a Conservative Revolt (Mar., $27.95) by Michael Graham. The talk show host argues that citizens must take back control from government bureaucrats.
Power Grab: How Obama's Green Policies Will Steal Your Freedom and Bankrupt America (Apr., $27.95) by Chris Horner contends that energy and environment issues will be taken out of Americans' hands.
SIMON & SCHUSTER
The Promise: President Obama, Year One (May, $28) by Jonathan Alter. The national political reporter for Newsweek and NBC offers an inside account of the president's decision making. 200,000 first printing.
Obama Zombies (Mar., $25) by Jason Mattera explains that conservatism's future rests upon sparking a countercultural battle. 75,000 first printing.
Losing Our Religion: The Liberal Media's Attack on Christianity (June, $24) by S.E. Cupp exposes the media's attempts to deny values held by the majority of Americans. 35,000 first printing.
UNIV. OF VIRGINIA PRESS
The Virtues of Mendacity: On Lying in Politics (Apr., $24.95) by Martin Jay questions whether hypocrisy is preferable to the violence justified by those who claim to know the truth.
Dirty Sexy Politics (Aug., $23.99) by Meghan McCain. The former presidential candidate's daughter offers her outspoken take on the political scene. 200,000 first printing.
WALKER & COMPANY
Change Has Come: Barack Obama and the Meaning of Progress (May, $23) by Charlotte Sheedy reviews the transformation in black Americans' lives during Obama's campaign.
Common Nonsense: Glenn Beck and the Triumph of Ignorance (June, $25.95) by Alexander Zaitchik claims that many of Beck's statements about politics and his early life are distorted or inaccurate.