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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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Maus I: A Survivor's Tale
Maus I: A Survivor's Tale
Written by Art Spiegelman
Format: Trade Paperback
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 >
Empty Mansions
Empty Mansions
Written by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.
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ISBN: 9780345545565
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Empty Mansions
The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
Written by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell, Jr.


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $13.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Janet Maslin, The New York Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

When Pulitzer Prizewinning journalist Bill Dedman noticed in 2009 a grand home... Read more >
Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey
Written by The Countess of Carnarvon
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ISBN: 9780385344968
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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey

Written by The Countess of Carnarvon


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
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Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the setting for Julian Fellowes’s Emmy Award-winning PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Catherine Wendell.  In this transporting companion piece to the New York Times bestseller Lady Almina...

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Written by Katherine Boo
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ISBN: 9780679643951
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Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Life, death, and hope in a Mumbai undercity
Written by Katherine Boo


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

In this brilliant, breathtaking book by Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo, a bewildering age of global change and inequality is made human through the dramatic story of families striving toward a better life in Annawadi, a makeshift settlement in the shadow of luxury hotels near the Mumbai airport. As India starts... Read more >
Fields of Blood
Fields of Blood
Written by Karen Armstrong
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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 >
The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
Written by William Manchester and Paul Reid
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ISBN: 9780345548634
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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965

Written by William Manchester and Paul Reid


Format: Trade Paperback, 1200 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
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Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany. In brilliant prose and informed by decades of research, William Manchester and Paul Reid recount how Churchill organized his... Read more >
The 40s: The Story of a Decade
The 40s: The Story of a Decade
Written by The New Yorker Magazine, Edited by Henry Finder, Contribution by W. H. Auden and Elizabeth Bishop, Introduction by David Remnick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679644798
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The 40s: The Story of a Decade

Written by The New Yorker Magazine
Edited by Henry Finder
Contribution by W. H. Auden and Elizabeth Bishop
Introduction by David Remnick


Format: Hardcover, 720 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $30.00

Including contributions by W. H. Auden • Elizabeth Bishop • John Cheever • Janet Flanner • John Hersey • Langston Hughes • Shirley Jackson • A. J. Liebling • William Maxwell • Carson McCullers • Joseph Mitchell • Vladimir Nabokov • Ogden Nash • John O’Hara • George Orwell • V. S... Read more >
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Pilgrim's Wilderness
Pilgrim's Wilderness
Written by Tom Kizzia
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ISBN: 9780307587831
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Pilgrim's Wilderness
A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier
Written by Tom Kizzia


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 15, 2014
Price: $14.95

Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wildernessand of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch.
 
When Papa Pilgrim, his wife, and their fifteen children appeared in the Alaska frontier outpost of McCarthy, their new neighbors saw them as a... Read more >
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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