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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

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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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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 faces... 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

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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 faces... Read more >
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Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
Written by Rachel Bertsche
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345543226
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Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time
Written by Rachel Bertsche


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $15.00

For fans of The Happiness Project and The Year of Living Biblically comes a pointed look at our fascination with celebrities, as one woman strives to remake herself in the image of her favorite stars.
 
What woman hasn’t seen pictures of Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow, or Beyoncé and wished she... Read more >
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Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
Written by Rachel Bertsche
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ISBN: 9780345543233
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Jennifer, Gwyneth & Me
The Pursuit of Happiness, One Celebrity at a Time
Written by Rachel Bertsche


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $9.99

For fans of The Happiness Project and The Year of Living Biblically comes a pointed look at our fascination with celebrities, as one woman strives to remake herself in the image of her favorite stars.
 
What woman hasn’t seen pictures of Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow, or Beyoncé and wished she... Read more >
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Levels of Life
Levels of Life
Written by Julian Barnes
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ISBN: 9780345806581
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Levels of Life

Written by Julian Barnes


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $14.95

An NPR Best Book of the Year

In this elegant triptych of history, fiction, and memoir, Julian Barnes has written about ballooning and photography, love and grief; about putting two things, and two people, together, and tearing them apart; and enduring after the incomprehensible loss of a loved one. Powerfully rendered, exquisitely...

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Memorias de una infamia
Memorias de una infamia
Written by Lydia Cacho
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9786074297508
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Memorias de una infamia

Written by Lydia Cacho


Format: Paperback, 280 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $10.00

Lydia Cacho cuenta por primera vez su vida y narra, de manera descarnada, la conspiración de Kamel Nacif y Mario Marín, quienes se unieron para acorralar a una ciudadana cuyo único delito fue denunciar la pederastia. En esta historia íntima, personal y pública, se describe la venganza de los demonios del... Read more >
Life of R Wagner Vol 2
Life of R Wagner Vol 2
Written by Ernest Newman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152365
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Life of R Wagner Vol 2

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook, 647 pages
On Sale: June 25, 2014
Price: $18.99

In the vast literature on Richard Wagner, Ernest Newman's classic four-volume Life remains unsurpassed.

Volume II carries the story from 1848 to 1860. It describes the important, formative years in Wagner's life and reconstructs his role in the Dresden rising of 1849. Newman also discusses the changes that the Ring poem underwent during this... Read more >
Life of R Wagner Vol 3
Life of R Wagner Vol 3
Written by Ernest Newman
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ISBN: 9780804152372
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Life of R Wagner Vol 3

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook, 606 pages
On Sale: June 25, 2014
Price: $18.99

In the vast literature on Richard Wagner, Ernest Newman's classic four-volume Life remains unsurpassed.

Volume III covers the years 1859-66 including the Tannhäuser debacle in Paris, the crisis with Minna, the first production of Tristan und Isolde and the flight from Munich. Read more >
Life of R Wagner Vol 4
Life of R Wagner Vol 4
Written by Ernest Newman
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ISBN: 9780804152389
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Life of R Wagner Vol 4

Written by Ernest Newman


Format: eBook, 768 pages
On Sale: June 25, 2014
Price: $18.99

Ernest Newman's four-volume Life of Wagner, originally published between 1933 and 1947, remains a classic work of biography. The culmination of forty years' research on the composer and his works (Newman's first Study of Wagner was first published in 1899), these books present a detailed portrait of perhaps the most influential... Read more >
Gnarr
How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World
Written by Jon Gnarr


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $23.95

In the epicenter of the world financial crisis, a comedian launched a joke campaign that didn’t seem so funny to the country’s leading politicians . . .

It all started when Jón Gnarr founded the Best Party in 2009 to satirize his country’s political system. The financial collapse in Iceland had, after all, precipitated... Read more >
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Liberation in One Lifetime
Liberation in One Lifetime
Written by Francis V. Tiso
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947937
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Liberation in One Lifetime
Biographies and Teachings of Milarepa
Written by Francis V. Tiso


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2014
Price: $24.95

Milarepa (1052-1135), a major figure in the history of the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism and known as one of Tibet's greatest lamas and poets, continues to inspire Buddhist practitioners worldwide to the present day. Liberation in One Lifetime explores the history and spirituality of the Kagyu lineage in relationship to... Read more >
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The Buy Side
The Buy Side
Written by Turney Duff
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ISBN: 9780770437176
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The Buy Side
A Wall Street Trader's Tale of Spectacular Excess
Written by Turney Duff


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $15.00

New York Times Bestseller

The Buy Side, by former Galleon Group trader Turney Duff, portrays an after-hours Wall Street culture where drugs and sex are rampant and billions in trading commissions flow to those who dangle the most enticements.  A remarkable writing debut, filled with indelible moments, The Buy Side shows as...

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Humphry Repton
Humphry Repton
Written by Laura Mayer
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ISBN: 9780747812944
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Humphry Repton
The Polite Art of Landscape
Written by Laura Mayer


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $12.95

Humphry Repton (1752-1818) ambitiously styled himself Capability Brown's successor; the century's next great improver of landed property. He believed that the art of laying out grounds could only be achieved by 'the united powers of the landscape painter and the practical gardener', and ingeniously combined his knowledge of farming with a... Read more >
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Man on the Run
Man on the Run
Written by Tom Doyle
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804179140
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Man on the Run
Paul McCartney in the 1970s
Written by Tom Doyle


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $27.00

An illuminating look at the most tumultuous decade in the life of a rock icon—the only McCartney biography in decades based on firsthand interviews with the ex-Beatle himself.
 
As the 1970s began, the Beatles ended, leaving Paul McCartney to face the new decade with only his wife Linda by his... Read more >
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Man on the Run
Man on the Run
Written by Tom Doyle
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Man on the Run
Paul McCartney in the 1970s
Written by Tom Doyle


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

An illuminating look at the most tumultuous decade in the life of a rock icon—the only McCartney biography in decades based on firsthand interviews with the ex-Beatle himself.
 
As the 1970s began, the Beatles ended, leaving Paul McCartney to face the new decade with only his wife Linda by his... Read more >
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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679457114
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Price of Fame
The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: Hardcover, 752 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $35.00

“I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die,” Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris. Price of Fame, the concluding volume of the life of an exceptionally brilliant polymath, chronicles Luce’s progress from the early months of World War II, when, as an eye-catching Congresswoman and... Read more >
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Price of Fame
Price of Fame
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris
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Price of Fame
The Honorable Clare Boothe Luce
Written by Sylvia Jukes Morris


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

“I hope I shall have ambition until the day I die,” Clare Boothe Luce told her biographer Sylvia Jukes Morris. Price of Fame, the concluding volume of the life of an exceptionally brilliant polymath, chronicles Luce’s progress from her arrival on Capitol Hill through her career as a diplomat, prolific journalist... Read more >
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The Skies Belong to Us
The Skies Belong to Us
Written by Brendan I. Koerner
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ISBN: 9780307886118
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The Skies Belong to Us
Love and Terror in the Golden Age of Hijacking
Written by Brendan I. Koerner


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $16.00

In an America torn apart by the Vietnam War and the demise of '60s idealism, airplane hijackings were astonishingly routine. Over a five-year period starting in 1968, the desperate and disillusioned seized commercial jets nearly once a week, using guns, bombs, and jars of acid. Some hijackers wished to escape to foreign... Read more >
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The Zhivago Affair
The Zhivago Affair
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307908001
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The Zhivago Affair
The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $26.95

Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.
 
In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia’s...

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The Zhivago Affair
The Zhivago Affair
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
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ISBN: 9780307908018
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The Zhivago Affair
The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.
 
In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia’s...

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Ernest Gellner
An Intellectual Biography
Written by John A. Hall


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $29.95

Ernest Gellner (1925–95) was a multilingual polymath and a public intellectual who set the agenda in the study of nationalism and the sociology of Islam. Having grown up in Paris, Prague, and England, he was also one of the last great Jewish thinkers from Central Europe to experience directly the impact... Read more >
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Humphry Repton
The Polite Art of Landscape
Written by Laura Mayer


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $7.95

Humphry Repton (1752-1818) ambitiously styled himself Capability Brown's successor; the century's next great improver of landed property. He believed that the art of laying out grounds could only be achieved by 'the united powers of the landscape painter and the practical gardener', and ingeniously combined his knowledge of farming with a... Read more >
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Gnarr
Gnarr
Written by Jon Gnarr
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781612194134
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Gnarr
How I Became the Mayor of a Large City in Iceland and Changed the World
Written by Jon Gnarr


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2014
Price: $23.95

In the epicenter of the world financial crisis, a comedian launched a joke campaign that didn’t seem so funny to the country’s leading politicians . . .

It all started when Jón Gnarr founded the Best Party in 2009 to satirize his country’s political system. The financial collapse in Iceland had, after all, precipitated... Read more >
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A Curious Man
A Curious Man
Written by Neal Thompson
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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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