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American Sheikhs
Two Families, Four Generations, and the Story of America's Influence in the Middle East
Written by Brian VanDeMark


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $12.99

American Sheikhs is the story of a great institution—the American University of Beirut (AUB)—and the families who created and fostered it for almost 150 years. Author Brian VanDeMark’s vivid narrative includes not only the colorful history of AUB and many memorable episodes in a family saga, but also larger and more important...

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Sister Queens
Sister Queens
Written by Julia Fox
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345516046
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Sister Queens
The Noble, Tragic Lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile
Written by Julia Fox


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $30.00

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The history books have cast Katherine of Aragon, the first queen of King Henry VIII of England, as the ultimate symbol of the Betrayed Woman, cruelly tossed aside in favor of her husband’s seductive mistress, Anne Boleyn. Katherine’s sister, Juana of Castile, wife of Philip of Burgundy and... Read more >
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Sister Queens
Sister Queens
Written by Julia Fox
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ISBN: 9780345532312
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Sister Queens
The Noble, Tragic Lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile
Written by Julia Fox


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $16.99

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The history books have cast Katherine of Aragon, the first queen of King Henry VIII of England, as the ultimate symbol of the Betrayed Woman, cruelly tossed aside in favor of her husband’s seductive mistress, Anne Boleyn. Katherine’s sister, Juana of Castile, wife of Philip of Burgundy and... Read more >
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Sister Queens
Sister Queens
Written by Julia Fox, Read by Rosalyn Landor
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ISBN: 9780307967466
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Sister Queens
The Noble, Tragic Lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile
Written by Julia Fox
Read by Rosalyn Landor


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $22.50

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The history books have cast Katherine of Aragon, the first queen of King Henry VIII of England, as the ultimate symbol of the Betrayed Woman, cruelly tossed aside in favor of her husband’s seductive mistress, Anne Boleyn. Katherine’s sister, Juana of Castile, wife of Philip of Burgundy and... Read more >
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American Sheikhs
American Sheikhs
Written by Brian VanDeMark
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616144760
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American Sheikhs
Two Families, Four Generations, and the Story of America's Influence in the Middle East
Written by Brian VanDeMark


Format: Hardcover, 252 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $25.00

American Sheikhs is the story of a great institution—the American University of Beirut (AUB)—and the families who created and fostered it for almost 150 years. Author Brian VanDeMark’s vivid narrative includes not only the colorful history of AUB and many memorable episodes in a family saga, but also larger and more important...

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Magellan
Magellan
Written by Stefan Zweig, Translated by Cedar Paul and Eden Paul
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781906548490
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Magellan

Written by Stefan Zweig
Translated by Cedar Paul and Eden Paul


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $15.00

The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan (1480–1521) is one of the most famous navigators in history – he was the first man to sail from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, and led the first voyage to circumnavigate the globe, although he was killed en route in a battle in the Philippines.
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Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
Written by The Countess of Carnarvon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770435622
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Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle
Written by The Countess of Carnarvon


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2011
Price: $15.99

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the real-life inspiration and setting for Julian Fellowes's Emmy Award-winning PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Lady Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon. Drawing on a rich store of materials...

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Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
Written by The Countess of Carnarvon
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ISBN: 9780770435639
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Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle
Written by The Countess of Carnarvon


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2011
Price: $9.99

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the real-life inspiration and setting for Julian Fellowes's Emmy Award-winning PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Lady Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon. Drawing on a rich store of materials...

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Hitler
Beyond Evil and Tyranny
Written by R. H. S. Stolfi


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 13, 2011
Price: $14.99

This fascinating and richly detailed new biography of Hitler reinterprets the known facts about the Nazi Fuehrer to construct a convincing, realistic portrait of the man. In place of the hollow shell others have made into an icon of evil, the author sees a complex, nuanced personality. Without in any way... Read more >
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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret
The Discovery of Jeanne Baret
Written by Glynis Ridley
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ISBN: 9780307463531
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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret
A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Written by Glynis Ridley


Format: Trade Paperback, 312 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $15.99

The year was 1765. Eminent botanist Philibert Commerson had just been appointed to a grand new expedition: the first French circumnavigation of the world. As the ships’ official naturalist, Commerson would seek out resources—medicines, spices, timber, food—that could give the French an edge in the ever-accelerating race for empire.
 
Jeanne Baret, Commerson’s... Read more >
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An Honourable Englishman
An Honourable Englishman
Written by Adam Sisman
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ISBN: 9780679604730
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An Honourable Englishman
The Life of Hugh Trevor-Roper
Written by Adam Sisman


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: December 6, 2011
Price: $20.99

He was one of the most gifted scholars of his generation—a brilliant writer, high-society star, and cultural force who moved easily between aristocratic houses and the humble haunts of literary bohemia. He developed a lucid prose style that he used to scathing effect, earning notoriety for his sharp attacks on other... Read more >
The Hard Way Around
The Hard Way Around
Written by Geoffrey Wolff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307745453
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The Hard Way Around
The Passages of Joshua Slocum
Written by Geoffrey Wolff


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $15.00

In 1895 Joshua Slocum set sail from Gloucester, Massachusetts, in the Spray, a thirty-seven-foot sloop. More than three years later, he became the first man to circumnavigate the globe solo, and his account of that voyage, Sailing Alone Around the World, made him internationally famous. But scandal soon followed, and a...

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Three Lives
A Biography of Stefan Zweig
Written by Oliver Matuschek
Translated by Allan Blunden


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $9.99

Drawing on a great wealth of newly available sources, this definitive biography recounts the eventful life of a great writer spoilt by success-a life lived in the shadow of two world wars, and which ended tragically in a suicide pact.
Matuschek examines three major phases in the life of the... Read more >
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Nicholas and Alexandra
Nicholas and Alexandra
Written by Robert K. Massie
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ISBN: 9780307788474
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Nicholas and Alexandra

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $11.99

The story of the love that ended an empire

In this commanding book, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Robert K. Massie sweeps readers back to the extraordinary world of Imperial Russia to tell the story of the Romanovs’ lives: Nicholas’s political naïveté, Alexandra’s obsession with the corrupt mystic Rasputin, and little Alexis’s brave struggle...

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Hitler
Hitler
Written by R. H. S. Stolfi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616144746
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Hitler
Beyond Evil and Tyranny
Written by R. H. S. Stolfi


Format: Hardcover, 520 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $27.00

This fascinating and richly detailed new biography of Hitler reinterprets the known facts about the Nazi Fuehrer to construct a convincing, realistic portrait of the man. In place of the hollow shell others have made into an icon of evil, the author sees a complex, nuanced personality. Without in any way... Read more >
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Colonel Roosevelt
Colonel Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780375757075
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Colonel Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $18.00

This biography by Edmund Morris, the Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt and Theodore Rex, marks the completion of a trilogy sure to stand as definitive. Of all our great presidents, Theodore Roosevelt is the only one whose greatness increased out of office. What...

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The Siren Years
The Siren Years
Written by Charles Ritchie
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ISBN: 9781551996783
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The Siren Years
A Canadian Diplomat Abroad 1937-1945
Written by Charles Ritchie


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $14.99

Charles Ritchie, one of Canada’s most distinguished diplomats, was a born diarist, a man whose daily record of his life is so well written that it leaps from the page.

In wartime England, Ritchie, as Second Secretary at the Canadian High Commission, served as private secretary to Vincent Massey, whose second-in-command... Read more >
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An Appetite for Life
An Appetite for Life
Written by Charles Ritchie
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ISBN: 9781551996776
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An Appetite for Life
The Education of a Young Diarist, 1924-1927
Written by Charles Ritchie


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 28, 2011
Price: $11.99

Charles Ritchie’s first volume of diaries, The Siren Years, created a sensation when it was published in 1974. Besides winning the Governor General’s Award for Non-fiction, it was hailed by reviewers on both sides of the Atlantic. An Appetite for Life, his second volume, first published in 1977, deals with his... Read more >
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My Grandfather's House
My Grandfather's House
Written by Charles Ritchie
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ISBN: 9781551996813
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My Grandfather's House

Written by Charles Ritchie


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 28, 2011
Price: $11.99

In this book, Charles Ritchie looks back at some of the characters that peopled his childhood and youth, in the years before his brilliant career in Canada’s diplomatic corps began. In these essays we are introduced to his uncles, Harry “Bimbash” Stewart and the dashing, doomed Charlie Stewart; to his indomitable... Read more >
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Nation Maker
Nation Maker
Written by Richard J. Gwyn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307356444
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Nation Maker
Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: Hardcover, 688 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $37.00

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER

An exciting story, passionately told and rich in detail, this major biography is the second volume of the bestselling, award-winning John A: The Man Who Made Us, by well-known journalist and highly respected author Richard Gwyn.

John A. Macdonald, Canada's first and most important prime minister, is the man who... Read more >
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Nation Maker
Nation Maker
Written by Richard J. Gwyn
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ISBN: 9780307366870
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Nation Maker
Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times
Written by Richard J. Gwyn


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $17.99

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER

An exciting story, passionately told and rich in detail, this major biography is the second volume of the bestselling, award-winning John A: The Man Who Made Us, by well-known journalist and highly respected author Richard Gwyn.

John A. Macdonald, Canada's first and most important prime minister, is the man who... Read more >
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Magellan

Written by Stefan Zweig
Translated by Cedar Paul and Eden Paul


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $9.99

The Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan (1480–1521) is one of the most famous navigators in history – he was the first man to sail from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, and led the first voyage to circumnavigate the globe, although he was killed en route in a battle in the Philippines.
In... Read more >
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The Fall of the House of Zeus
The Fall of the House of Zeus
Written by Curtis Wilkie
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ISBN: 9780307460714
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The Fall of the House of Zeus
The Rise and Ruin of America's Most Powerful Trial Lawyer
Written by Curtis Wilkie


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $16.00

“Over the past four decades no reporter has critiqued the American South with such evocative sensitivity and bedrock honesty as Curtis Wilkie.”
—Douglas Brinkley
 
The Fall of the House of Zeus tells the story of Dickie Scruggs, arguably the most successful plaintiff's lawyer in America. A brother-in-law of Trent Lott, the former... Read more >
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
The Romanovs: The Final Chapter
Written by Robert K. Massie, Read by Geoffrey Howard
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307970237
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The Romanovs: The Final Chapter

Written by Robert K. Massie
Read by Geoffrey Howard


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 16, 2011
Price: $20.00

In July 1991, nine skeletons were exhumed from a shallow mass grave near Ekaterinburg, Siberia, a few miles from the infamous cellar room where the last tsar and his family had been murdered seventy-three years before. But were these the bones of the Romanovs? And if these were their remains, where...

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Heart So Hungry
Heart So Hungry
Written by Randall Silvis
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ISBN: 9780307365934
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Heart So Hungry
A Woman's Extraordinary Journey into the Labrador Wilderness
Written by Randall Silvis


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

A gripping cold weather, true-life adventure, Heart So Hungry tells the story of a race across Labrador and one woman’s determination — inspired by grief and fed by outrage — to set the record straight.

A remarkable adventure, a love story and a thrilling race are all front and centre in this... Read more >
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