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The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385354059
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

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 >
The Georgetown Set
The Georgetown Set
Written by Gregg Herken
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307271181
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The Georgetown Set
Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
Written by Gregg Herken


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $30.00

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington—a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War over cocktails and dinner.

In the years after World War II, Georgetown’s leafy streets were home to an unlikely group of Cold Warriors: a coterie... Read more >
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The Complete Maus
The Complete Maus
Written by Art Spiegelman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679406419
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The Complete Maus
A Survivor's Tale
Written by Art Spiegelman


Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
On Sale: November 19, 1996
Price: $35.00

On the occasion of the twenty-fifth anniversary of its first publication, here is the definitive edition of the book acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” (Wall Street Journal) and “the first masterpiece in comic book history” (The New Yorker).

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus tells the... Read more >
Duty
Duty
Written by Robert M Gates
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307959478
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Duty
Memoirs of a Secretary at War
Written by Robert M Gates


Format: Hardcover, 640 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $35.00

From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vividly written account of his experience serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Before Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House in 2006, he thought he’d left Washington politics behind: after...

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Hiroshima
Hiroshima
Written by John Hersey
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780679721031
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Hiroshima

Written by John Hersey


Format: Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: March 4, 1989
Price: $7.95

On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. This book, John Hersey's journalistic masterpiece, tells what happened on that day. Told through the memories of survivors, this timeless, powerful and compassionate document has become a classic "that stirs the conscience of humanity"... Read more >
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Waterloo 1815 (1)
Waterloo 1815 (1)
Written by John Franklin, Illustrated by Gerry Embleton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472803634
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Waterloo 1815 (1)
Quatre Bras
Written by John Franklin
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $21.95

To coincide with the 2015 bicentennial of the Battle of Waterloo, Osprey publishes Waterloo 1815, a definitive three volume history of the historic battle. Based on new research drawn from unpublished first-hand accounts and illustrations, Waterloo 1815 provides a detailed resource for all aspects of the famous battle.

This first volume of... Read more >
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A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka
A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka
Written by Lev Golinkin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385537773
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A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka
A Memoir
Written by Lev Golinkin


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $25.95

A compelling story of two intertwined journeys: a Jewish refugee family fleeing persecution and a young man seeking to reclaim a shattered past. In the twilight of the Cold War (the late 1980s), nine-year old Lev Golinkin and his family cross the Soviet border with only ten suitcases, $600, and the... Read more >
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One Million Steps
One Million Steps
Written by Bing West
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068746
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One Million Steps
A Marine Platoon at War
Written by Bing West


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $27.00

Battalion 3/5 suffered the highest number of casualties in the war in Afghanistan. This is the story of one platoon in that distinguished battalion.
 
Aware of U.S. plans to withdraw from the country, knowing their efforts were only a footprint in the sand, the fifty Marines of 3rd Platoon fought in... Read more >
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Elephant Company
Elephant Company
Written by Vicki Croke
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069330
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Elephant Company
The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II
Written by Vicki Croke


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $28.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill

 
Billy Williams came to colonial Burma in 1920, fresh from service in World War... Read more >
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Empress Dowager Cixi
Empress Dowager Cixi
Written by Jung Chang
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307456700
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Empress Dowager Cixi
The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
Written by Jung Chang


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.95

A New York Times Notable Book

In 1852, at age sixteen, Cixi was chosen as one of Emperor Xianfeng’s numerous concubines. When he died in 1861, their five-year-old son succeeded to the throne. Cixi at once launched a coup against her son’s regents and placed herself as the true source of...

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