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Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Oppenheimer
Written by Ray Monk
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385722049
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Robert Oppenheimer
A Life Inside the Center
Written by Ray Monk


Format: Trade Paperback, 880 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $20.00

An unforgettable story of discovery and unimaginable destruction and a major biography of one of America’s most brilliant—and most divisive—scientists, Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center vividly illuminates the man who would go down in history as “the father of the atomic bomb.” Oppenheimer’s talent and drive secured him a... Read more >
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Fierce Patriot
Fierce Patriot
Written by Robert L. O'Connell
Format: eBook
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

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... Read more >
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Destiny of the Republic
Destiny of the Republic
Written by Candice Millard
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ISBN: 9780767929714
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Destiny of the Republic
A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
Written by Candice Millard


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $16.95

A Booklist Notable Book of 2012

The extraordinary New York Times bestselling account of James Garfield's rise from poverty to the American presidency, and the dramatic history of his assassination and legacy, from bestselling author of The River of Doubt, Candice Millard.  
 
James Abram Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever...

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My Promised Land
My Promised Land
Written by Ari Shavit
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385521703
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My Promised Land
The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel
Written by Ari Shavit


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $28.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE ECONOMIST

Winner of the Natan Book Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award

An authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the... Read more >
Man's Search for Meaning

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


Format: eBook
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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One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
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ISBN: 9780385537827
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.99

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
Unbroken
Unbroken
Written by Laura Hillenbrand, Read by Edward Herrmann
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739319697
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Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Read by Edward Herrmann


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $45.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award

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The Guns of August
The Guns of August
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman
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ISBN: 9780307567628
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The Guns of August
The Outbreak of World War I; Barbara W. Tuchman's Great War Series
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2009
Price: $7.99

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman’s classic histories of the First World War era

In this landmark, Pulitzer Prize–winning account, renowned historian Barbara W. Tuchman... Read more >
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My Promised Land
My Promised Land
Written by Ari Shavit
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ISBN: 9780812984644
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My Promised Land
The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel
Written by Ari Shavit


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $14.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE ECONOMIST

Winner of the Natan Book Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award

An authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the... Read more >
The Harlem Hellfighters
The Harlem Hellfighters
Written by Max Brooks, Illustrated by Caanan White
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307464972
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The Harlem Hellfighters

Written by Max Brooks
Illustrated by Caanan White


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $16.95

From bestselling author Max Brooks, the riveting story of the highly decorated, barrier-breaking, historic black regiment—the Harlem Hellfighters

In 1919, the 369th infantry regiment marched home triumphantly from World War I. They had spent more time in combat than any other American unit, never losing a foot of ground to the enemy...

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