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The Rise of Islamic State
The Rise of Islamic State
Written by Patrick Cockburn
Format: Trade Paperback
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

Out of the failures of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Arab Spring and Syria, a new threat emerges. While Al Qaeda is weakened, new jihadi movements, especially ISIS, are starting to emerge. In military operations in June 2014 they were far more successful than Al Qaeda ever were, taking territory that reaches... Read more >
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Maeve's Times
Maeve's Times
Written by Maeve Binchy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385353458
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Maeve's Times
In Her Own Words
Written by Maeve Binchy


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $27.95

Five decades of selected writings from the Irish Times by the beloved and best-selling author, filled with her hallmark humor, candor, and wisdom-a timeless gift to her legion of fans.

Maeve Binchy once confessed: "As someone who fell off a chair not long ago trying to hear what they were saying at the next... Read more >
Citizens of London
Citizens of London
Written by Lynne Olson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979350
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Citizens of London
The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour
Written by Lynne Olson


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $17.00

The acclaimed author of Troublesome Young Men reveals the behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, the handsome, chain-smoking head of CBS News in Europe; Averell Harriman, the hard-driving millionaire who... Read more >
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Trapped Under the Sea
Trapped Under the Sea
Written by Neil Swidey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307886729
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Trapped Under the Sea
One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness
Written by Neil Swidey


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $26.00

The harrowing story of five men who were sent into a dark, airless, miles-long tunnel, hundreds of feet below the ocean, to do a nearly impossible job—with deadly results
 
A quarter-century ago, Boston had the dirtiest harbor in America. The city had been dumping sewage into it for generations, coating the... Read more >
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How the Irish Saved Civilization
How the Irish Saved Civilization
Written by Thomas Cahill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385418492
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How the Irish Saved Civilization

Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 1, 1996
Price: $15.95

The perfect St. Patrick's Day gift, and a book in the best tradition of popular history -- the untold story of Ireland's role in maintaining Western culture while the Dark Ages settled on Europe.

Every year millions of Americans celebrate St. Patrick's Day, but they may not be aware of how great... Read more >
Heretics and Heroes
Heretics and Heroes
Written by Thomas Cahill
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ISBN: 9780385495585
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Heretics and Heroes
How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World
Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $16.95

In Volume VI of his acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill guides us through a time so full of innovation that the Western world would not again experience its like until the twentieth century: the new humanism of the Renaissance and the radical religious alterations of the Reformation.
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Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc
Written by Kathryn Harrison
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385531207
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Joan of Arc
A Life Transfigured
Written by Kathryn Harrison


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $28.95

The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Voltaire, George Bernard Shaw, Bertolt Brecht, Carl... Read more >
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A Fifty-Year Silence
A Fifty-Year Silence
Written by Miranda Richmond Mouillot
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804140645
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A Fifty-Year Silence
Love, War, and a Ruined House in France
Written by Miranda Richmond Mouillot


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2015
Price: $26.00

A young woman moves across an ocean to uncover the truth about her grandparents' mysterious estrangement and pieces together the extraordinary story of their wartime experiences
 
In 1948, after surviving World War II by escaping Nazi-occupied France for refugee camps in Switzerland, the author's grandparents, Anna and Armand, bought an... 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: eBook0
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 >
1493
1493
Written by Charles C. Mann
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ISBN: 9780307278241
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1493
Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
Written by Charles C. Mann


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $16.95

A deeply engaging new history of how European settlements in the post-Colombian Americas shaped the world, from the bestselling author of 1491. Presenting the latest research by biologists, anthropologists, archaeologists, and historians, Mann shows how the post-Columbian network of ecological and economic exchange fostered the rise of Europe, devastated imperial China...

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