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The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385354042
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $29.95

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero... Read more >
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The Essential Martin Luther King, Jr.
"I Have a Dream" and Other Great Writings
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Clayborne Carson


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $12.99

A collection of the most well-known and treasured writings and speeches of Dr. King, available for the first time as an ebook

The Essential Martin Luther King, Jr. is the ultimate collection of Dr. King's most inspirational and transformative speeches and sermons, accessibly available for the first time as an ebook. Here... Read more >
The Diary of a Young Girl
The Diary of a Young Girl
Written by Anne Frank
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307776204
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The Diary of a Young Girl

Written by Anne Frank


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: September 15, 2010
Price: $5.99

The diary as Anne Frank wrote it. At last, in a  new translation, this definitive edition contains  entries about Anne's burgeoning sexuality and  confrontations with her mother that were cut from  previous editions. Anne Frank's The Diary of a  Young Girl is among the most enduring  documents of the twentieth century. Since its  publication in 1947, it has... Read more >
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Man's Search for Meaning
Man's Search for Meaning
Written by Viktor E. Frankl, Afterword by William J. Winslade, Foreword by Harold S. Kushner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807014271
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Man's Search for Meaning

Written by Viktor E. Frankl
Afterword by William J. Winslade
Foreword by Harold S. Kushner


Format: Trade Paperback, 168 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2006
Price: $14.00

Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the... Read more >
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Empire of Cotton
Empire of Cotton
Written by Sven Beckert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375414145
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Empire of Cotton
A Global History
Written by Sven Beckert


Format: Hardcover, 640 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $35.00

The epic story of the rise and fall of the empire of cotton, its centrality to the world economy, and its making and remaking of global capitalism.
 
Cotton is so ubiquitous as to be almost invisible, yet understanding its history is key to understanding the origins of modern capitalism. Sven...

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The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio
The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio
Written by Hubert Wolf, Translated by Ruth Martin
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ISBN: 9780385351928
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The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio
The True Story of a Convent in Scandal
Written by Hubert Wolf
Translated by Ruth Martin


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $14.99

A true, never-before-told story—discovered in a secret Vatican archive—of sex, poison, and lesbian initiation rites in a nineteenth-century convent.

In 1858, a German princess, recently inducted into the convent of Sant’Ambrogio in Rome, wrote a frantic letter to her cousin, a confidant of the Pope, claiming that she was being abused and...

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The Warmth of Other Suns
The Warmth of Other Suns
Written by Isabel Wilkerson
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ISBN: 9780679763888
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The Warmth of Other Suns
The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
Written by Isabel Wilkerson


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER

LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE WINNER
HEARTLAND AWARD... Read more >
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Rise to Greatness
Rise to Greatness
Written by Conrad Black
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771013546
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Rise to Greatness
The History of Canada From the Vikings to the Present
Written by Conrad Black


Format: Hardcover, 1120 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $50.00

Masterful, ambitious, and groundbreaking, this is a major new history of our country by one of our most respected thinkers and historians -- a book every Canadian should own.
     From the acclaimed biographer and historian Conrad Black comes the definitive history of Canada -- a revealing, groundbreaking account of the people... Read more >
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In the Shadow of the Sword
In the Shadow of the Sword
Written by Tom Holland
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ISBN: 9780385531368
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In the Shadow of the Sword
The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab Empire
Written by Tom Holland


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $13.99

The acclaimed author of Rubicon and other superb works of popular history now produces a thrillingly panoramic (and incredibly timely) account of the rise of Islam.
 
No less significant than the collapse of the Roman Republic or the Persian invasion of Greece, the evolution of the Arab empire is one... Read more >
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Zealot
Zealot
Written by Reza Aslan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679603535
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Zealot
The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Written by Reza Aslan


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $13.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Good Housekeeping • Booklist • Publishers Weekly • Bookish

From the internationally bestselling author of No god but God comes a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus... Read more >
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