Karl Helicher

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Don’t Forget Us Here

This unvarnished memoir will grip readers and anger them; a decisive contribution to the continuing reappraisal of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Alpha: Eddie Gallagher and the War for the Soul of the Navy SEALs

This often-gripping narrative will appeal to readers interested in U.S. military courts’ prosecution of war crimes, or the mindsets of combatants in modern warfare.
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The Contrarian: Peter Thiel and Silicon Valley’s Pursuit of Power

This account lucidly illustrates Thiel’s rise as a right-wing power broker, during the hi-tech boom, bust, and resurgence; it will appeal to readers fascinated by the intersection of technology and politics. See Kurt Andersen’s Evil Geniuses for a narrative of how the United States aided the rise of the ruling billionaire class.

Justice Rising: Robert Kennedy’s America in Black and White

This is the best work to date on Kennedy’s civil rights record; it is a must for all historians of the 1960s, and for activists working for a more just society.
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Kennedy’s Avenger: Assassination, Conspiracy, and the Forgotten Trial of Jack Ruby

This account makes the trial accessible and presents Ruby sympathetically, as a man victimized by lawyerly theatrics, a media hungry for a conviction, and a nation grieving over the loss of Kennedy. The book will fascinate nonfiction courtroom drama readers and JFK assassination buffs still looking for a conspiracy link between Oswald and Ruby.

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Ravenous: Otto Warburg, the Nazis, and the Search for the Cancer–Diet Connection

An illuminating account that makes Warburg (the man and the scientist) accessible to general readers.
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Finish Strong: A Father’s Code and a Son’s Path

This memoir will find readers among fans of insider sports accounts, or anyone fascinated by what it takes to become a pro athlete; it’s also a solid choice for young adults.
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The School I Deserve: Six Young Refugees and Their Fight for Equality in America

This uplifting story, which played out during bleak years for refugees in the U.S., will resonate with readers concerned about immigration and education policy, and those engaged by courtroom narratives.
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Walk in My Combat Boots: True Stories from America’s Bravest Warriors

Readers of military service accounts will be absorbed.
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