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The Marquis
The Marquis
Written by Laura Auricchio
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353243
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The Marquis

Written by Laura Auricchio


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $14.99

A major biography of the Marquis de Lafayette, French hero of the American Revolution, who, at age nineteen, volunteered to fight under George Washington; a biography that looks past the storybook hero and selfless champion of righteous causes who cast aside family and fortune to advance the transcendent aims of liberty... Read more >
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The Woman Who Would Be King
The Woman Who Would Be King
Written by Kara Cooney, Read by Kara Cooney
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804128353
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The Woman Who Would Be King
Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt
Written by Kara Cooney
Read by Kara Cooney


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $20.00

An engrossing biography of the longest-reigning female pharaoh in Ancient Egypt and the story of her audacious rise to power.
 
Hatshepsut—the daughter of a general who usurped Egypt's throne and a mother with ties to the previous dynasty—was born into a privileged position in the royal household, and she was expected to bear...

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The Woman Who Would Be King
The Woman Who Would Be King
Written by Kara Cooney
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ISBN: 9780307956781
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The Woman Who Would Be King
Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt
Written by Kara Cooney


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $13.99

An engrossing biography of the longest-reigning female pharaoh in Ancient Egypt and the story of her audacious rise to power.
 
Hatshepsut—the daughter of a general who usurped Egypt's throne and a mother with ties to the previous dynasty—was born into a privileged position in the royal household, and she was expected to bear...

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The Woman Who Would Be King
The Woman Who Would Be King
Written by Kara Cooney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956767
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The Woman Who Would Be King
Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt
Written by Kara Cooney


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $28.00

An engrossing biography of the longest-reigning female pharaoh in Ancient Egypt and the story of her audacious rise to power.
 
Hatshepsut—the daughter of a general who usurped Egypt's throne and a mother with ties to the previous dynasty—was born into a privileged position in the royal household, and she was expected to bear...

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How I Stopped Being a Jew
How I Stopped Being a Jew
Written by Shlomo Sand, Translated by David Fernbach
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781686140
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How I Stopped Being a Jew

Written by Shlomo Sand
Translated by David Fernbach


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $16.95

Shlomo Sand was born in 1946, in a displaced person’s camp in Austria, to Jewish parents; the family later migrated to Palestine. As a young man, Sand came to question his Jewish identity, even that of a “secular Jew.” With this meditative and thoughtful mixture of essay and personal recollection, he... Read more >
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How I Stopped Being a Jew

Written by Shlomo Sand
Translated by David Fernbach


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $16.95

Shlomo Sand was born in 1946, in a displaced person’s camp in Austria, to Jewish parents; the family later migrated to Palestine. As a young man, Sand came to question his Jewish identity, even that of a “secular Jew.” With this meditative and thoughtful mixture of essay and personal recollection, he... Read more >
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Brave Genius
Brave Genius
Written by Sean B. Carroll
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307952349
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Brave Genius
A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize
Written by Sean B. Carroll


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $16.99

The never-before-told account of the intersection of some of the most insightful minds of the 20th century, and a fascinating look at how war, resistance, and friendship can catalyze genius.
 
In the spring of 1940, the aspiring but unknown writer Albert Camus and budding scientist Jacques Monod were quietly pursuing ordinary, separate lives... Read more >
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Morgan
Morgan
Written by Jean Strouse
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812987041
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Morgan
American Financier
Written by Jean Strouse


Format: Trade Paperback, 848 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $20.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

The definitive full-scale portrait of J. Pierpont Morgan’s tumultuous life, both in and out of the public eye
 
History has remembered him as a complex and contradictory figure, part robber baron and part patron saint. J. Pierpont Morgan earned his reputation as “the Napoleon of Wall Street” by... Read more >
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The Roosevelts
The Roosevelts
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307700230
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The Roosevelts
An Intimate History
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $60.00

New York Times Bestseller 

A vivid and personal portrait of America’s greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation, which expands on the hugely acclaimed seven-part PBS documentary series, bringing readers even deeper into these extraordinary leaders’ lives
 
With 796 photographs, some never before seen
 
The authors of... Read more >
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The Roosevelts
The Roosevelts
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353069
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The Roosevelts
An Intimate History
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $19.99

New York Times Bestseller 

A vivid and personal portrait of America’s greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation, which expands on the hugely acclaimed seven-part PBS documentary series, bringing readers even deeper into these extraordinary leaders’ lives
 
With 796 photographs, some never before seen
 
The authors of... Read more >
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Eichmann Before Jerusalem
Eichmann Before Jerusalem
Written by Bettina Stangneth, Translated by Ruth Martin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307959676
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Eichmann Before Jerusalem
The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer
Written by Bettina Stangneth
Translated by Ruth Martin


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $35.00

A total and groundbreaking reassessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann—a superb work of scholarship that reveals his activities and notoriety among a global network of National Socialists following the collapse of the Third Reich and that permanently challenges Hannah Arendt’s notion of the “banality of evil.”

Smuggled out of Europe... Read more >
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Eichmann Before Jerusalem
Eichmann Before Jerusalem
Written by Bettina Stangneth, Translated by Ruth Martin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307959683
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Eichmann Before Jerusalem
The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer
Written by Bettina Stangneth
Translated by Ruth Martin


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $17.99

A total and groundbreaking reassessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann—a superb work of scholarship that reveals his activities and notoriety among a global network of National Socialists following the collapse of the Third Reich and that permanently challenges Hannah Arendt’s notion of the “banality of evil.”

Smuggled out of Europe... Read more >
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On Gold Mountain
On Gold Mountain
Written by Lisa See
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101910085
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On Gold Mountain

Written by Lisa See


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2014
Price: $11.99

Out of the stories heard in her childhood in Los Angeles's Chinatown and years of research, See has constructed this sweeping chronicle of her Chinese-American family, a work that takes in stories of racism and romance, entrepreneurial genius and domestic heartache, secret marriages and sibling rivalries, in a powerful history of... Read more >
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Harold and Jack
Harold and Jack
Written by Christopher Sandford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149352
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Harold and Jack
The Remarkable Friendship of Prime Minister Macmillan and President Kennedy
Written by Christopher Sandford


Format: Hardcover, 332 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $25.95

Acclaimed biographer Christopher Sandford tells the engrossing story of the unlikely friendship between British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and President John F. Kennedy, a crucial political and personal relationship during the most dangerous days of the Cold War. 

This is the story of the many-layered relationship between two iconic leaders of the... Read more >
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Harold and Jack
The Remarkable Friendship of Prime Minister Macmillan and President Kennedy
Written by Christopher Sandford


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $11.99

Acclaimed biographer Christopher Sandford tells the engrossing story of the unlikely friendship between British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and President John F. Kennedy, a crucial political and personal relationship during the most dangerous days of the Cold War. 

This is the story of the many-layered relationship between two iconic leaders of the... Read more >
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12 Years a Slave
12 Years a Slave
Written by Solomon Northup
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551997339
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12 Years a Slave

Written by Solomon Northup


Format: eBook, 225 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $1.99

One of the best and most enduring of the slave narratives, it is a frank, incisive depiction of slavery in the American south.
 
Solomon was an African American born free in New York during the 19th century, but was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the south. Twelve Years a... Read more >
The Heir Apparent
The Heir Apparent
Written by Jane Ridley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812972634
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The Heir Apparent
A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
Written by Jane Ridley


Format: Trade Paperback, 768 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE BOSTON GLOBE

This richly entertaining biography chronicles the eventful life of Queen Victoria’s firstborn son, the quintessential black sheep of Buckingham Palace, who matured into as wise and effective a monarch as Britain has... Read more >
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Roughing it in the Bush
Roughing it in the Bush
Written by Susanna Moodie
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551997490
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Roughing it in the Bush

Written by Susanna Moodie


Format: eBook, 602 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $1.99

Roughing It in the Bush chronicles Susanna Moodie’s harsh and often humorous experiences homesteading in the woods of Upper Canada. A frank and fascinating account of how one woman coped, not only with a new world, but with a new self, this unabridged text continues to justify the international sensation it caused... Read more >
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
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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The Comeback
The Comeback
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101873656
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The Comeback

Written by Geoffrey C. Ward


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

Franklin Roosevelt contracted polio in the summer of 1921, resulting in permanent paralysis from the waist down. One year later, he went back to work. Noted historian Geoffrey C. Ward, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Parkman Prize and finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, who is... Read more >
Book of Ages
Book of Ages
Written by Jill Lepore
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307948830
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Book of Ages
The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
Written by Jill Lepore


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $16.95

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
NPR • Time Magazine • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly The Boston Globe

A
NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK


From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians—a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister, Jane, whose...

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A Curious Man
A Curious Man
Written by Neal Thompson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770436223
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A Curious Man
The Strange and Brilliant Life of Robert "Believe It or Not!" Ripley
Written by Neal Thompson


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $15.00

A Curious Man is the marvelously compelling biography of Robert “Believe It or Not” Ripley, the enigmatic cartoonist turned globetrotting millionaire who won international fame by celebrating the world's strangest oddities, and whose outrageous showmanship taught us to believe in the unbelievable.

As portrayed by acclaimed biographer Neal Thompson, Ripley’s life is...

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Mary Queen of Scots
Mary Queen of Scots
Written by Antonia Fraser
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152587
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Mary Queen of Scots

Written by Antonia Fraser


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2014
Price: $12.99

Author of Marie Antoinette

She was the quintessential queen: statuesque, regal, dazzlingly beautiful. Her royal birth gave her claim to the thrones of two nations; her marriage to the young French dauphin promised to place a third glorious crown on her noble head.

Instead, Mary Stuart became the victim of her own impulsive... Read more >
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The Wives of Henry VIII
The Wives of Henry VIII
Written by Antonia Fraser
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152617
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The Wives of Henry VIII

Written by Antonia Fraser


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2014
Price: $14.99

The six-week New York Times bestselling history of the legendary six wives of Henry VIII--from an acclaimed biographer. "Admirably succeed(s) in bringing to life the six women who married England's ruler. . . ."--New York Times Book Review. 16 color plates. 32 pages of illustrations. Read more >
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