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A Short History of Nearly Everything
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767908184
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A Short History of Nearly Everything

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2004
Price: $16.99

One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.

In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trailwell, most of it. In A Sunburned Country, he confronted some of the... Read more >
Fields of Blood
Fields of Blood
Written by Karen Armstrong
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353106
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Fields of Blood
Religion and the History of Violence
Written by Karen Armstrong


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence.

For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11perception: that faith in general is a source of aggression... Read more >
Operation Mincemeat
Operation Mincemeat
Written by Ben Macintyre
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307453280
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Operation Mincemeat
How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory
Written by Ben Macintyre


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $15.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS

Ben Macintyre’s Agent Zigzag was hailed as “rollicking, spellbinding” (New York Times), “wildly improbable but entirely true” (Entertainment Weekly), and, quite simply, “the best book ever written” (Boston Globe). In his new book, Operation Mincemeat, he tells an extraordinary story that will... 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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Empire of Sin
Empire of Sin
Written by Gary Krist
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437060
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Empire of Sin
A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Written by Gary Krist


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $26.00

From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans’ other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City
 
     Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans’ thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city’s... Read more >
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Maus I: A Survivor's Tale
Maus I: A Survivor's Tale
Written by Art Spiegelman
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ISBN: 9780394747231
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Maus I: A Survivor's Tale
My Father Bleeds History
Written by Art Spiegelman


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: August 12, 1986
Price: $15.95

A story of a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe and his son, a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his father's story and history itself. Read more >
The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors
The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors
Written by James D. Hornfischer
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ISBN: 9780307487308
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The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors
The Extraordinary World War II Story of the U.S. Navy's Finest Hour
Written by James D. Hornfischer


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2008
Price: $11.99

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James D. Hornfischer's Neptune's Inferno.

“This will be a fight against overwhelming odds from which survival cannot be expected. We will do what damage we can.”

With these words, Lieutenant Commander Robert W. Copeland addressed the crew of the destroyer escort USS Samuel... Read more >
The Diary of a Young Girl
The Diary of a Young Girl
Written by Anne Frank
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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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Super-Heavy Tanks of World War II
Super-Heavy Tanks of World War II
Written by Kenneth Estes, Illustrated by Ian Palmer
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ISBN: 9781782003830
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Super-Heavy Tanks of World War II

Written by Kenneth Estes
Illustrated by Ian Palmer


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $17.95

This title explores the conception and design of a range of enormous and powerful tanks that came to be designated as 'super-heavy'. The fascinating super-heavy tanks of World War II were heirs to the siege machine tradition - a means of breaking the deadlock of ground combat. As a class of... Read more >
Lawrence in Arabia
Lawrence in Arabia
Written by Scott Anderson
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ISBN: 9780307476418
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Lawrence in Arabia
War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Written by Scott Anderson


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $17.95

Finalist for the 2014 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography

One of the Best Books of the Year:
The Christian Science Monitor
NPR
The Seattle Times 
St. Louis Post-Dispatch 
Chicago Tribune


A New York Times Notable Book

The Arab Revolt against the Turks in World War I was, in the words of T. E. Lawrence, “a sideshow of...

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