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Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
Written by The Countess of Carnarvon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780770435622
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Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey
The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle
Written by The Countess of Carnarvon


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2011
Price: $15.99

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the real-life inspiration and setting for Julian Fellowes's Emmy Award-winning PBS show Downton Abbey, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Lady Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon. Drawing on a rich store of materials...

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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
Format: Paperback
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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Empire of Sin
Empire of Sin
Written by Gary Krist
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ISBN: 9780770437077
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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: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

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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Ghost Soldiers
Ghost Soldiers
Written by Hampton Sides
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ISBN: 9781400033409
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Ghost Soldiers
The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 17, 2002
Price: $11.99

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 >
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore
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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
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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 >
A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition
A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition
Written by Bill Bryson
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ISBN: 9780307885166
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A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2010
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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In the Heart of the Sea
In the Heart of the Sea
Written by Nathaniel Philbrick
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ISBN: 9780786556670
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In the Heart of the Sea

Written by Nathaniel Philbrick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 1, 2001
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The riveting and critically acclaimed bestseller, soon to be a major motion picture directed by Ron Howard

Chris Hemsworth, Cillian Murphy, Ben Whishaw, and Brendan Gleeson will star in a new film based on this National Book Award–winning account of the true events behind Moby Dick.

In 1820, the whaleship Essex was rammed... Read more >
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Starvation Heights
Starvation Heights
Written by Gregg Olsen
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ISBN: 9780307238399
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Starvation Heights
A True Story of Murder and Malice in the Woods of the Pacific Northwest
Written by Gregg Olsen


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2005
Price: $11.99

In 1911 two wealthy British heiresses, Claire and Dora Williamson, came to a sanitorium in the forests of the Pacific Northwest to undergo the revolutionary “fasting treatment” of Dr. Linda Burfield Hazzard. It was supposed to be a holiday for the two sisters. But within a month of arriving at what... Read more >
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Thunderstruck
Thunderstruck
Written by Erik Larson
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ISBN: 9781400080670
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Thunderstruck

Written by Erik Larson


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2007
Price: $16.00

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City, a true story of love, murder, and the end of the world’s “great hush”

In Thunderstruck, Erik Larson tells the interwoven stories of two men—Hawley Crippen, a very unlikely murderer, and Guglielmo Marconi, the obsessive creator of a... Read more >
Zealot
Zealot
Written by Reza Aslan, Read by Reza Aslan
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ISBN: 9780804148740
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Zealot
The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Written by Reza Aslan
Read by Reza Aslan


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $17.50

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Good Housekeeping • Booklist • Publishers Weekly • Bookish

From the internationally bestselling author of No god but God comes a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus... Read more >
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