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Two Days in June
Two Days in June
Written by Andrew Cohen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771023873
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Two Days in June
John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History
Written by Andrew Cohen


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $29.95

On two consecutive days in June 1963, in two lyrical speeches, John F. Kennedy pivots dramatically and boldly on the two greatest issues of his time: nuclear arms and civil rights. In language unheard in lily white, Cold War America, he appeals to Americans to see both the Russians and the...

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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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Isaac's Storm
Isaac's Storm
Written by Erik Larson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375708275
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Isaac's Storm
A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 11, 2000
Price: $15.95

National Bestseller

September 8, 1900, began innocently in the seaside town of Galveston, Texas. Even Isaac Cline, resident meteorologist for the U.S. Weather Bureau failed to grasp the true meaning of the strange deep-sea swells and peculiar winds that greeted the city that morning. Mere hours later, Galveston found itself submerged in... Read more >
Ghost Soldiers
Ghost Soldiers
Written by Hampton Sides
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385495653
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Ghost Soldiers
The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2002
Price: $16.00

On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among them the last survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March. A recent prison massacre by Japanese soldiers elsewhere in the... Read more >
Man's Search for Meaning, Gift Edition
Man's Search for Meaning, Gift Edition
Written by Viktor E. Frankl, Afterword by William J. Winslade, Foreword by Harold S. Kushner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807060100
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Man's Search for Meaning, Gift Edition

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


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $22.95

A new gift edition of a modern classic, with supplemental photographs, speeches, letters, and essays
 
Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s memoir of life in Nazi death camps has riveted generations of readers. Based on Frankl’s own experience and the stories of his patients, the book argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we... Read more >
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 • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

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... Read more >
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A Spy Among Friends
A Spy Among Friends
Written by Ben Macintyre, Afterword by John Le Carre
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804136631
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A Spy Among Friends
Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
Written by Ben Macintyre
Afterword by John Le Carre


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $27.00

Master storyteller Ben Macintyre’s most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century’s greatest spy story.


Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain’s counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War—while he was secretly working for... Read more >
The Guns of August
The Guns of August
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345476098
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The Guns of August
The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Classic About the Outbreak of World War I
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman


Format: Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2004
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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Slavery By Another Name
Slavery By Another Name
Written by Douglas A. Blackmon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385722704
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Slavery By Another Name
The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II
Written by Douglas A. Blackmon


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $17.95

In this groundbreaking historical expose, Douglas A. Blackmon brings to light one of the most shameful chapters in American history—an “Age of Neoslavery” that thrived from the aftermath of the Civil War through the dawn of World War II.Using a vast record of original documents and personal narratives, Douglas A. Blackmon... Read more >
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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