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Washington's Circle
Washington's Circle
Written by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler
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ISBN: 9780679603832
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Washington's Circle
The Creation of the President
Written by David S. Heidler and Jeanne T. Heidler


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: March 17, 2015
Price: $17.99

History enthusiasts and admirers of Team of Rivals will rejoice in this magisterial account of the extraordinary Americans who served the nation’s first chief executive: Together, they created the presidency for a country disgusted by crowns and the people who would wear them.
 
In 1789, as George Washington became the... Read more >
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The Rise of Islamic State
The Rise of Islamic State
Written by Patrick Cockburn
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ISBN: 9781784780401
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The Rise of Islamic State
ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution
Written by Patrick Cockburn


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 3, 2015
Price: $16.95

The essential “on the ground” report on the fastest-growing new threat in the Middle East, from the winner of the 2014 Foreign Affairs Journalist of the Year Award

Born of the Iraqi and Syrian civil wars, the Islamic State astonished the world in 2014 by creating a powerful new force in... Read more >
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A Short History of Nearly Everything
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Written by Bill Bryson
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ISBN: 9780767916417
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A Short History of Nearly Everything

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook0
On Sale: May 6, 2003
Price: $12.99

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...

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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 • 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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1491 (Second Edition)
1491 (Second Edition)
Written by Charles C. Mann
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ISBN: 9780307278180
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1491 (Second Edition)
New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
Written by Charles C. Mann


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On Sale: October 10, 2006
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In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.
 
Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a pristine wilderness; rather, there were huge numbers of...

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The Guns of August
The Guns of August
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman
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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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They Came Before Columbus
They Came Before Columbus
Written by Ivan Van Sertima
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ISBN: 9780812968170
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They Came Before Columbus
The African Presence in Ancient America
Written by Ivan Van Sertima


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2003
Price: $17.00

They Came Before Columbus reveals a compelling, dramatic, and superbly detailed documentation of the presence and legacy of Africans in ancient America. Examining navigation and shipbuilding; cultural analogies between Native Americans and Africans; the transportation of plants, animals, and textiles between the continents; and the diaries, journals, and oral accounts of... Read more >
Blood and Thunder
Blood and Thunder
Written by Hampton Sides
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ISBN: 9781400031108
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Blood and Thunder
The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $18.00

In the summer of 1846, the Army of the West marched through Santa Fe, en route to invade and occupy the Western territories claimed by Mexico. Fueled by the new ideology of “Manifest Destiny,” this land grab would lead to a decades-long battle between the United States and the Navajos, the... Read more >
Schubert's Winter Journey
Schubert's Winter Journey
Written by Ian Bostridge
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307961631
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Schubert's Winter Journey
Anatomy of an Obsession
Written by Ian Bostridge


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $29.00

An exploration of the world’s most famous and challenging song cycle, Schubert's Winter Journey (Winterreise), by a leading interpreter of the work, who teases out the themes—literary, historical, psychological—that weave through the twenty-four songs that make up this legendary masterpiece.

Completed in the last months of the young Schubert’s life, Winterreise has...

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The Diary of a Young Girl
The Diary of a Young Girl
Written by Anne Frank, Edited by Otto M. Frank and Mirjam Pressler, Translated by Susan Massotty
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ISBN: 9780553577129
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The Diary of a Young Girl
The Definitive Edition
Written by Anne Frank
Edited by Otto M. Frank and Mirjam Pressler
Translated by Susan Massotty


Format: Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 3, 1997
Price: $7.99

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 been read by tens of millions of people all over the world. It remains a beloved and deeply admired testament to the indestructible nature of the... Read more >
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