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STEPHAN TALTY is a widely published journalist who has contributed to The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Men’s Journal, Time Out New York, Details, and many other publications. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Empire of Blue Water and Mulatto America: At the Crossroads of Black and White Culture.

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Black Irish
A Novel
Written by Stephan Talty


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $26.00

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Black Irish
A Novel
Written by Stephan Talty


Format: eBook, 368 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: February 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.

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Empire of Blue Water
Captain Morgan's Great Pirate Army, the Epic Battle for the Americas, and the Catastrophe That Ended the Outlaws' Bloody Reign
Written by Stephan Talty


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: April 22, 2008
Price: $16.00

A May 2007 Book Sense Pick

“Talty’s vigorous history of seventeenth-century pirates of the Caribbean will sate even fickle Jack Sparrow fans. . . . A pleasure to read from bow to stern.”
—Entertainment Weekly

The passion and violence of the age of exploration and empire come to vivid life in this story... Read more >

Empire of Blue Water
Captain Morgan's Great Pirate Army, the Epic Battle for the Americas, and the Catastrophe That Ended the Outlaws' Bloody Reign
Written by Stephan Talty


Format: eBook
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: April 17, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Escape from the Land of Snows
The Young Dalai Lama's Harrowing Flight to Freedom and the Making of a Spiritual Hero
Written by Stephan Talty


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: December 28, 2010
Price: $12.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

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Escape from the Land of Snows
The Young Dalai Lama's Harrowing Flight to Freedom and the Making of a Spiritual Hero
Written by Stephan Talty


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: January 18, 2011
Price: $19.00

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

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Hangman
A Novel
Written by Stephan Talty


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $26.00

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Hangman
A Novel
Written by Stephan Talty


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.

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The Illustrious Dead
The Terrifying Story of How Typhus Killed Napoleon's Greatest Army
Written by Stephan Talty


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: June 1, 2010
Price: $15.00

“Gripping . . . a compelling story of personal hubris and humbling defeat.”
—Jack Weatherford, author of the New York Times bestseller Genghis Khan and the Making of the
Modern World


In a masterful dual narrative that pits the heights of human ambition and achievement against the supremacy of nature, New York Times... Read more >
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The Illustrious Dead
The Terrifying Story of How Typhus Killed Napoleon's Greatest Army
Written by Stephan Talty


Format: eBook
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
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