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The Aeneid
The Aeneid
Written by Virgil, Translated by Robert Fitzgerald
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ISBN: 9780679729525
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The Aeneid

Written by Virgil
Translated by Robert Fitzgerald


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: June 16, 1990
Price: $13.00

Virgil's great epic transforms the Homeric tradition into a triumphal statement of the Roman civilizing mission. Translated by Robert Fitzgerald. Read more >
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Elizabeth the Queen
Elizabeth the Queen
Written by Sally Bedell Smith
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ISBN: 9780812979794
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Elizabeth the Queen
The Life of a Modern Monarch
Written by Sally Bedell Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $20.00

“An excellent, all-embracing new biography.”—The New York Times
 
From the moment of her ascension to the throne at age twenty-five, Queen Elizabeth II has been the object of unparalleled admiration and scrutiny. But through the fog of glamour and gossip, how well do we really know the world’s most famous... Read more >
The Demon in the Freezer
The Demon in the Freezer
Written by Richard Preston
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ISBN: 9780345466631
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The Demon in the Freezer
A True Story
Written by Richard Preston


Format: Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 26, 2003
Price: $7.99

“The bard of biological weapons captures
the drama of the front lines.”

-Richard Danzig, former secretary of the navy


The first major bioterror event in the United States-the anthrax attacks in October 2001-was a clarion call for scientists who work with “hot” agents to find ways of protecting civilian populations against biological weapons. In... Read more >
Destiny of the Republic
Destiny of the Republic
Written by Candice Millard
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ISBN: 9780385535007
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Destiny of the Republic
A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
Written by Candice Millard


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: September 20, 2011
Price: $12.99

James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will, he engaged in a fierce battle with the corrupt political... Read more >
The River of Doubt
The River of Doubt
Written by Candice Millard
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ISBN: 9780307575081
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The River of Doubt
Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
Written by Candice Millard


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: December 16, 2009
Price: $11.99

At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, The River of Doubt is the true story of Theodore Roosevelt’s harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth.

The River of Doubt—it is a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most... Read more >
The Good Spy
The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird
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ISBN: 9780307889775
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $12.99

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
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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The Diary of a Young Girl

Written by Anne Frank
Edited by Otto M. Frank and Mirjam Pressler
Translated by Susan Massotty


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 1, 1996
Price: $13.00

The basis for and official tie-in edition to the PBS Masterpiece Classic movie titled The Diary of Anne Frank, directed by Jon Jones from a screenplay by Deborah Moggach. First airing April 11, 2010.

More than fifty years after its first publication, Doubleday's definitive edition of Anne Frank's famous diary generated an... Read more >
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Operation Mincemeat
Operation Mincemeat
Written by Ben Macintyre
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ISBN: 9780307453297
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Operation Mincemeat

Written by Ben Macintyre


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $11.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS

Ben Macintyre’s Agent Zigzag was hailed as “rollicking, spellbinding” (New York Times), “wildly improbable but entirely true” (Entertainment Weekly), and, quite simply, “the best book ever written” (Boston Globe). In his new book, Operation Mincemeat, he tells an extraordinary story that will... Read more >
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Daily Rituals
Daily Rituals
Edited by Mason Currey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307273604
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Daily Rituals
How Artists Work
Edited by Mason Currey


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $24.95

Franz Kafka, frustrated with his living quarters and day job, wrote in a letter to Felice Bauer in 1912, “time is short, my strength is limited, the office is a horror, the apartment is noisy, and if a pleasant, straightforward life is not possible then one must try to wriggle through...

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Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Oppenheimer
Written by Ray Monk
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ISBN: 9780385722049
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Robert Oppenheimer
A Life Inside the Center
Written by Ray Monk


Format: Trade Paperback, 880 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
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An unforgettable story of discovery and unimaginable destruction and a major biography of one of America’s most brilliant—and most divisive—scientists, Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center vividly illuminates the man who would go down in history as “the father of the atomic bomb.” Oppenheimer’s talent and drive secured him a... Read more >
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