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The Burning of the World
A Memoir of 1914
Written by Bela Zombory-Moldovan
Translated by Peter Zombory-Moldovan
Introduction by Peter Zombory-Moldovan


Format: eBook, 184 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

Publishing during the 100th Anniversary of the First World War
 
An NYRB Classics Original
 
The budding young Hungarian artist Béla Zombory-Moldován was on holiday when the First World War broke out in July 1914. Called up by the army, he soon found himself hundreds of miles away, advancing on... Read more >
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The Burning of the World

(Available August 5, 2014)
The Burning of the World
Written by Bela Zombory-Moldovan, Translated by Peter Zombory-Moldovan, Introduction by Peter Zombory-Moldovan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590178096
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The Burning of the World
A Memoir of 1914
Written by Bela Zombory-Moldovan
Translated by Peter Zombory-Moldovan
Introduction by Peter Zombory-Moldovan


Format: Trade Paperback, 184 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $16.95

Publishing during the 100th Anniversary of the First World War
 
An NYRB Classics Original
 
The budding young Hungarian artist Béla Zombory-Moldován was on holiday when the First World War broke out in July 1914. Called up by the army, he soon found himself hundreds of miles away, advancing on... Read more >
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Unbroken

(Available July 29, 2014)
Unbroken
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974492
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Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $16.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had... Read more >
Fierce Patriot
Fierce Patriot
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069729
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Fierce Patriot
The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Written by Robert L. O'Connell


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $28.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

William Tecumseh Sherman was more than just one of our greatest generals. Fierce Patriot is a bold, revisionist portrait of how this iconic and enigmatic figure exerted an outsize impact on the American landscape—and the American character.

 
America’s first “celebrity” general, William Tecumseh Sherman was a man of many... Read more >
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Fierce Patriot
Fierce Patriot
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
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ISBN: 9780679604693
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Fierce Patriot
The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Written by Robert L. O'Connell


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $13.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

William Tecumseh Sherman was more than just one of our greatest generals. Fierce Patriot is a bold, revisionist portrait of how this iconic and enigmatic figure exerted an outsize impact on the American landscape—and the American character.

 
America’s first “celebrity” general, William Tecumseh Sherman was a man of many... Read more >
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You Are Not Forgotten
You Are Not Forgotten
Written by Bryan Bender
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946461
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You Are Not Forgotten
The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home
Written by Bryan Bender


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $16.95

In 1944 Major Marion “Ryan” McCown Jr., an earnest young Marine Corps pilot, came under attack by enemy fire and went down with his plane, lost to the dense jungle of Papua New Guinea. Some sixty years later, Major George Eyster V would find himself in the same sweltering and nearly... Read more >
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Catastrophe 1914
Catastrophe 1914
Written by Max Hastings
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743831
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Catastrophe 1914
Europe Goes to War
Written by Max Hastings


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $17.95

A New York Times Notable Book of 2013
A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year

World War I evokes images of the trenches: grinding, halting battles that sacrificed millions of lives for no territory or visible gain. Yet the first months of the war, from the German invasion of Belgium to...

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Sergeant Stubby
Sergeant Stubby
Written by Ann Bausum, Foreword by David E. Sharpe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213106
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Sergeant Stubby
How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a Nation
Written by Ann Bausum
Foreword by David E. Sharpe


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $24.00

Told for the first time, National Geographic brings you the story of a stray dog who eventually became affectionately known as "Sergeant Stubby" the most famous war dog of World War I. Beloved award-winning author and library darling Ann Bausum brings her friendly writing style and in-depth research to her first-ever... Read more >
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Sergeant Stubby
How a Stray Dog and His Best Friend Helped Win World War I and Stole the Heart of a Nation
Written by Ann Bausum
Foreword by David E. Sharpe


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $24.00

Told for the first time, National Geographic brings you the story of a stray dog who eventually became affectionately known as "Sergeant Stubby" the most famous war dog of World War I. Beloved award-winning author and library darling Ann Bausum brings her friendly writing style and in-depth research to her first-ever... Read more >
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Secret Lives of the Civil War
What Your Teachers Never Told You about the War Between the States
Written by Cormac O'Brien
Illustrated by Monika Suteski


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $16.95

Legendary Heroes of U.S. History—As You’ve Never Seen Them Before!
 
Secret Lives of the Civil War features irreverent and uncensored profiles of men and women from the Union and the Confederacy—complete with hundreds of little-known and downright bizarre facts. You’ll discover that:
 
     •  Mary Todd Lincoln claimed to receive... Read more >
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The Bridge at Andau
The Bridge at Andau
Written by James A. Michener, Introduction by Steve Berry
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151481
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The Bridge at Andau
The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People
Written by James A. Michener
Introduction by Steve Berry


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $7.99

The Bridge at Andau is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels. For five brief, glorious days in the autumn of 1956, the Hungarian revolution gave its people a glimpse at a...

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SEALS, UDT, FROGMEN
SEALS, UDT, FROGMEN
Written by Darryl Young
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151214
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SEALS, UDT, FROGMEN
Men Under Pressure
Written by Darryl Young


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

Sixty-one true stories from men who have served in the U.S. Navy's toughest combat and reconnaissance units. Read more >
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Soul Repair
Soul Repair
Written by Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807029121
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Soul Repair
Recovering from Moral Injury after War
Written by Rita Nakashima Brock and Gabriella Lettini


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $15.00

The first book to explore the idea and effect of moral injury on veterans, their families, and their communities
 
Although veterans make up only 7 percent of the U.S. population, they account for an alarming 20 percent of all suicides. And though treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder has undoubtedly alleviated suffering and... Read more >
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The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385530903
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $28.95

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy
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ISBN: 9780385530859
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $14.99

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy
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ISBN: 9780804121170
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $29.00

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy, Read by Dick Hill
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307989826
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy
Read by Dick Hill


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $45.00

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
The Death of Santini
The Death of Santini
Written by Pat Conroy, Read by Dick Hill
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307989833
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The Death of Santini
The Story of a Father and His Son
Written by Pat Conroy
Read by Dick Hill


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $25.00

In this powerful and intimate memoir, the beloved bestselling author of The Prince of Tides and his father, the inspiration for The Great Santini, find some common ground at long last.

Pat Conroy’s father, Donald Patrick Conroy, was a towering figure in his son’s life. The Marine Corps fighter pilot was often... Read more >
You Are Not Forgotten
You Are Not Forgotten
Written by Bryan Bender
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385535175
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You Are Not Forgotten
The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home
Written by Bryan Bender


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $26.95

An inspiring and epic tale of loss and redemption about two American servicemen: a Marine Corps pilot who was shot down in WWII and the modern-day soldier determined to bring home his remains six decades later

Major George Eyster V comes from a long line of military officers, dating back... Read more >
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You Are Not Forgotten
You Are Not Forgotten
Written by Bryan Bender
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ISBN: 9780385535182
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You Are Not Forgotten
The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home
Written by Bryan Bender


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $12.99

An inspiring and epic tale of loss and redemption about two American servicemen: a Marine Corps pilot who was shot down in WWII and the modern-day soldier determined to bring home his remains six decades later

Major George Eyster V comes from a long line of military officers, dating back... Read more >
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Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure
Written by Artemis Cooper
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590176740
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Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure

Written by Artemis Cooper


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $30.00

Patrick Leigh Fermor’s enviably colorful life took off when in 1934, at the age of eighteen, he decided to walk across Europe. In just over a year he had trekked through nine countries and taught himself three languages, and his enthusiasm and curiosity for every kind of experience made him equally... Read more >
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Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure

Written by Artemis Cooper


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $30.00

Patrick Leigh Fermor’s enviably colorful life took off when in 1934, at the age of eighteen, he decided to walk across Europe. In just over a year he had trekked through nine countries and taught himself three languages, and his enthusiasm and curiosity for every kind of experience made him equally... Read more >
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Three Years With Grant
Three Years With Grant
Written by Sylvanus Cadwallader
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307830333
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Three Years With Grant
As Recalled by War Correspondent
Written by Sylvanus Cadwallader


Format: eBook, 354 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $15.99

During the Civil War, Sylvanus Cadwallader, a war correspondent employed first by the Chicago Times and later for the New York Herald, was attached to General Grant’s headquarters from 1862 to 1865. Three Years with Grant is his account of that period.

As a portrait of Grant, the personality and the military... Read more >
Frederick the Great
Frederick the Great
Written by Nancy Mitford, Introduction by Liesl Schillinger
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590176238
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Frederick the Great

Written by Nancy Mitford
Introduction by Liesl Schillinger


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Prussian king Frederick II is today best remembered for successfully defending his tiny country against the three great European powers of France, Austria, and Russia during the Seven Years’ War. But in his youth, tormented by a spectacularly cruel and dyspeptic father, the future military genius was drawn to the... Read more >
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Frederick the Great

Written by Nancy Mitford
Introduction by Liesl Schillinger


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Prussian king Frederick II is today best remembered for successfully defending his tiny country against the three great European powers of France, Austria, and Russia during the Seven Years’ War. But in his youth, tormented by a spectacularly cruel and dyspeptic father, the future military genius was drawn to the... Read more >
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