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President Lincoln
President Lincoln
Written by William Lee Miller
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ISBN: 9780307268716
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President Lincoln

Written by William Lee Miller


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2008
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In his acclaimed book Lincoln's Virtues, William Lee Miller explored Abraham Lincoln's intellectual and moral development. Now he completes his "ethical biography," showing how the amiable and inexperienced backcountry politician was transformed by constitutional alchemy into an oath-bound head of state. Faced with a radical moral contradiction left by the nation's... Read more >
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Did Lincoln Own Slaves?
Did Lincoln Own Slaves?
Written by Gerald J. Prokopowicz
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ISBN: 9780307377142
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Did Lincoln Own Slaves?
And Other Frequently Asked Questions About Abraham Lincoln
Written by Gerald J. Prokopowicz


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 22, 2008
Price: $11.99

In the bicentennial year of Lincoln's birth, here is the one indispensable book that provides all you need to know about our most revered president in a lively and memorable question-and-answer format.You will learn whether Lincoln could dunk a basketball or tell a joke. Was he the great emancipator or a... Read more >
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The Bush Tragedy
The Bush Tragedy
Written by Jacob Weisberg
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ISBN: 9781588366931
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The Bush Tragedy

Written by Jacob Weisberg


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 15, 2008
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This is the book that cracks the code of the Bush presidency. Unstintingly yet compassionately, and with no political ax to grind, Slate editor in chief Jacob Weisberg methodically and objectively examines the family and circle of advisers who played crucial parts in George W. Bush’s historic downfall.

In this revealing and... Read more >
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American Brutus
American Brutus
Written by Michael W. Kauffman
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ISBN: 9780307430618
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American Brutus
John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies
Written by Michael W. Kauffman


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

It is a tale as familiar as our history primers: A deranged actor, John Wilkes Booth, killed Abraham Lincoln in Ford’s Theatre, escaped on foot, and eluded capture for twelve days until he met his fiery end in a Virginia tobacco barn. In the national hysteria that followed, eight others were... Read more >
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FDR's Folly
FDR's Folly
Written by Jim Powell
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ISBN: 9780307420718
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FDR's Folly
How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression
Written by Jim Powell


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

The Great Depression and the New Deal. For generations, the collective American consciousness has believed that the former ruined the country and the latter saved it. Endless praise has been heaped upon President Franklin Delano Roosevelt for masterfully reining in the Depression’s destructive effects and propping up the
country on his...

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Lincoln and Whitman
Lincoln and Whitman
Written by Daniel Mark Epstein
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ISBN: 9780307431400
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Lincoln and Whitman
Parallel Lives in Civil War Washington
Written by Daniel Mark Epstein


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On Sale: December 18, 2007
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It was more than coincidence—indeed, it was all but fate—that the lives and thoughts of Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman should converge during the terrible years of the Civil War. Kindred spirits despite their profound differences in position and circumstance, Lincoln and Whitman shared a vision of the democratic character that... Read more >
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Paris 1919
Paris 1919
Written by Margaret MacMillan, Foreword by Richard Holbrooke
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ISBN: 9780307432964
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Paris 1919
Six Months That Changed the World
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Foreword by Richard Holbrooke


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize

Winner of the PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize

Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize

Between January and July 1919, after “the war to end all wars,” men and women from around the world converged on Paris to shape the peace. Center stage, for the first time in history, was... Read more >
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The Passions of Andrew Jackson
The Passions of Andrew Jackson
Written by Andrew Burstein
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ISBN: 9780307429131
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The Passions of Andrew Jackson

Written by Andrew Burstein


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Most people vaguely imagine Andrew Jackson as a jaunty warrior and a man of the people, but he was much more—a man just as complex and controversial as Jefferson or Lincoln. Now, with the first major reinterpretation of his life in a generation, historian Andrew Burstein brings back Jackson with all... Read more >
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Stalin
Stalin
Written by Simon Sebag Montefiore
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ISBN: 9780307427939
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Stalin
The Court of the Red Tsar
Written by Simon Sebag Montefiore


Format: eBook, 848 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

This widely acclaimed biography provides a vivid and riveting account of Stalin and his courtiers—killers, fanatics, women, and children—during the terrifying decades of his supreme power. In a seamless meshing of exhaustive research and narrative ?lan, Simon Sebag Montefiore gives us the everyday details of a monstrous life.We see Stalin playing... Read more >
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Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Kathleen Dalton
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ISBN: 9780307429681
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Theodore Roosevelt
A Strenuous Life
Written by Kathleen Dalton


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $14.99

He inherited a sense of entitlement (and obligation) from his family, yet eventually came to see his own class as suspect. He was famously militaristic, yet brokered peace between Russia and Japan. He started out an archconservative, yet came to champion progressive causes. These contradictions are not evidence of vacillating weakness... Read more >
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Washington's Spies
Washington's Spies
Written by Alexander Rose
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ISBN: 9780307418708
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Washington's Spies
The Story of America's First Spy Ring
Written by Alexander Rose


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

Soon to be a series on AMC

Based on remarkable new research, acclaimed historian Alexander Rose brings to life the true story of the spy ring that helped America win the Revolutionary War. For the first time, Rose takes us beyond the battlefront and deep into the shadowy underworld of double... Read more >
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What Lincoln Believed
What Lincoln Believed
Written by Michael Lind
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ISBN: 9780307430168
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What Lincoln Believed
The Values and Convictions of America's Greatest President
Written by Michael Lind


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Countless books have been written about Abraham Lincoln, yet few historians and biographers have taken Lincoln seriously as a thinker or attempted to place him in the context of major intellectual traditions. In this refreshing, brilliantly argued portrait, Michael Lind examines the ideas and beliefs that guided Lincoln as a statesman... Read more >
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Lincoln Unmasked
Lincoln Unmasked
Written by Thomas DiLorenzo
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ISBN: 9780307338426
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Lincoln Unmasked
What You're Not Supposed to Know About Dishonest Abe
Written by Thomas DiLorenzo


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: November 27, 2007
Price: $14.00

What if you were told that the revered leader Abraham Lincoln was actually a political tyrant who stifled his opponents by suppressing their civil rights? What if you learned that the man so affectionately referred to as the “Great Emancipator” supported white supremacy and pledged not to interfere with slavery in... Read more >
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For Love of Politics
For Love of Politics
Written by Sally Bedell Smith, Read by Richard McGonagle
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ISBN: 9780739358368
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For Love of Politics
Bill and Hillary Clinton: The White House Years
Written by Sally Bedell Smith
Read by Richard McGonagle


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 23, 2007
Price: $15.00

During their eight years in the White House, Bill and Hillary Clinton worked together more closely than the public ever knew. Their intertwined personal and professional lives had far-reaching consequences–for politics, domestic policy, and international affairs–and their marital troubles became a national soap opera. Based on unparalleled access to scores of... Read more >
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For Love of Politics
For Love of Politics
Written by Sally Bedell Smith
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ISBN: 9781588366962
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For Love of Politics
Bill and Hillary Clinton: The White House Years
Written by Sally Bedell Smith


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On Sale: October 23, 2007
Price: $11.99

During their eight years in the White House, Bill and Hillary Clinton worked together more closely than the public ever knew. Their intertwined personal and professional lives had far-reaching consequences–for politics, domestic policy, and international affairs–and their marital troubles became a national soap opera. Based on unparalleled access to scores of... Read more >
For Love of Politics
For Love of Politics
Written by Sally Bedell Smith, Read by Marc Cashman
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For Love of Politics
Bill and Hillary Clinton: The White House Years
Written by Sally Bedell Smith
Read by Marc Cashman


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On Sale: October 23, 2007
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During their eight years in the White House, Bill and Hillary Clinton worked together more closely than the public ever knew. FOR LOVE OF POLITICS is the first book to explain the dynamics of their relationship, showing that it is impossible to understand one Clinton without factoring in the other.

Acclaimed... Read more >
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The Conviction of Richard Nixon
The Conviction of Richard Nixon
Written by James Reston, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780307405524
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The Conviction of Richard Nixon
The Untold Story of the Frost/Nixon Interviews
Written by James Reston, Jr.


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 19, 2007
Price: $10.99

The Watergate scandal began with a break-in at the office of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate Hotel on June 17, 1971, and ended when President Gerald Ford granted Richard M. Nixon a pardon on September 8, 1974, one month after Nixon resigned from office in disgrace. Effectively removed from... Read more >
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FDR
FDR
Written by Jean Edward Smith, Read by Richard McGonagle
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ISBN: 9780739343456
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FDR

Written by Jean Edward Smith
Read by Richard McGonagle


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $20.00

One of today’s premier biographers has written a modern, comprehensive, indeed ultimate book on the epic life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In this superlative volume, Jean Edward Smith combines contemporary scholarship and a broad range of primary source material to provide an engrossing narrative of one of America’s greatest presidents.

This is... Read more >
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FDR
FDR
Written by Jean Edward Smith
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ISBN: 9781588366245
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FDR

Written by Jean Edward Smith


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $14.99

One of today’s premier biographers has written a modern, comprehensive, indeed ultimate book on the epic life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In this superlative volume, Jean Edward Smith combines contemporary scholarship and a broad range of primary source material to provide an engrossing narrative of one of America’s greatest presidents.

This is... Read more >
FDR
FDR
Written by Jean Edward Smith, Read by Marc Cashman
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ISBN: 9781415939093
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FDR

Written by Jean Edward Smith
Read by Marc Cashman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $35.00

One of today’s premier biographers, Jean Edward Smith, has written a modern, comprehensive, indeed ultimate book on the epic life of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

This is a portrait painted in broad strokes and fine details. We see how Roosevelt’s restless energy, fierce intellect, personal magnetism, and ability to project effortless grace permitted... Read more >
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Washington's Spies
Washington's Spies
Written by Alexander Rose
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ISBN: 9780553383294
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Washington's Spies
The Story of America's First Spy Ring
Written by Alexander Rose


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2007
Price: $17.00

Soon to be a series on AMC

Based on remarkable new research, acclaimed historian Alexander Rose brings to life the true story of the spy ring that helped America win the Revolutionary War. For the first time, Rose takes us beyond the battlefront and deep into the shadowy underworld of double... Read more >
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Dreams from My Father
Dreams from My Father
Written by Barack Obama
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307383419
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Dreams from My Father
A Story of Race and Inheritance
Written by Barack Obama


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $25.95

Nine years before the Senate campaign that made him one of the most influential and compelling voices in American politics, Barack Obama published this lyrical, unsentimental, and powerfully affecting memoir, which became a #1 New York Times bestseller when it was reissued in 2004. Dreams from My Father tells the story... Read more >
Dreams from My Father
Dreams from My Father
Written by Barack Obama
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ISBN: 9780307394125
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Dreams from My Father
A Story of Race and Inheritance
Written by Barack Obama


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On Sale: January 9, 2007
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In this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father—a figure he knows more as a myth than... Read more >
General George Washington
General George Washington
Written by Edward G. Lengel
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General George Washington
A Military Life
Written by Edward G. Lengel


Format: Trade Paperback, 516 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
Price: $18.00

“The most comprehensive and authoritative study of Washington’s military career ever written.”
–Joseph J. Ellis, author of His Excellency: George Washington

Based largely on George Washington’s personal papers, this engrossing book paints a vivid, factual portrait of Washington the soldier. An expert in military history, Edward Lengel demonstrates that the “secret” to Washington’s... Read more >
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Lincoln
Lincoln
Written by Richard Carwardine
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ISBN: 9781400096022
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Lincoln
A Life of Purpose and Power
Written by Richard Carwardine


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: January 9, 2007
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As a defender of national unity, a leader in war, and the emancipator of slaves, Abraham Lincoln lays ample claim to being the greatest of our presidents. But the story of his rise to greatness is as complex as it is compelling. In this superb, prize-winning biography, acclaimed historian Richard Carwardine... Read more >
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