“One of our foremost thinkers on foreign policy.” – President Barack Obama

“One of our foremost thinkers on foreign policy.”
President Barack Obama

Hardcover

The Education of an Idealist

Samantha Power’s new book The Education of an Idealist traces her distinctly American journey from immigrant to war correspondent to presidential Cabinet official. Heralded by Publishers Weekly for “vibrant prose, exuberant storytelling, and deep insights into human nature [that] make for a page-turning memoir,” The Education of an Idealist is a humorous, illuminating, and markedly honest book about one person’s fierce determination to make a difference.

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“A Problem from Hell”: America and the Age of Genocide

In this Pulitzer Prize-winning examination of American responses to atrocities throughout the twentieth century, Samantha Power asks the haunting question: Why do American leaders who vow “never again” repeatedly fail to stop genocide? Power’s debut book is a modern classic that has forever reshaped debates about American foreign policy.

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Chasing the Flame: One Man’s Fight to Save the World

In this best-selling biography, Samantha Power presents the definitive story of Brazilian diplomat Sergio Vieira de Mello, whose work for the U.N. before his 2003 death in Iraq was emblematic of moral struggle on the global stage. Drawing on a staggering breadth of research, Chasing the Flame is “strongly argued, lacerating, and utterly human…the catalyst for soul searching and debate” ( Booklist ).

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The Unquiet American: Richard Holbrooke in the World

A lively tribute to an exceptional public servant as well as a vivid backstage history of forty years of American foreign policy, The Unquiet American examines the life of renowned American diplomat Richard Holbrooke. Edited by Samantha Power and Derek Chollet, the friends and colleagues who knew Holbrooke best survey his accomplishments as a diplomat, activist, and author.

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