Brooks, Arthur C.. New York: Basic Books (2010). . Second printing. xv, 174 pp. Foreword by Newt Gingrich. Bookplate of Nevada Senator Harry Reid tipped in. A clean, attractive copy. “Every American concerned about their country’s future and worried by the radicalism of the Obama-Pelosi-Reid machine should read The Battle.” – Newt Gingrich Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: Very Good.