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Amsterdam
Amsterdam
Written by Russell Shorto
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307743756
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Amsterdam
A History of the World's Most Liberal City
Written by Russell Shorto


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

In this effortlessly erudite account, Russell Shorto traces the evolution of one of the world's greatest cities. From the building of its first canals in the 1300s, through the brutal struggle for Dutch independence and its golden age as the capital of a vast empire, to its complex present in which... Read more >
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Duel with the Devil
Duel with the Devil
Written by Paul Collins
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ISBN: 9780307956460
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Duel with the Devil
The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery
Written by Paul Collins


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $16.00

BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE EDGAR FINALIST, MURDER OF THE CENTURY

In the closing days of 1799, the United States was still a young republic. Waging a fierce battle for its uncertain future were two political parties: the well-moneyed Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton, and the populist Republicans, led by Aaron Burr. The two...

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Ghost Soldiers
Ghost Soldiers
Written by Hampton Sides
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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 >
The Island at the Center of the World
The Island at the Center of the World
Written by Russell Shorto
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400078677
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The Island at the Center of the World
The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America
Written by Russell Shorto


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $16.95

When the British wrested New Amsterdam from the Dutch in 1664, the truth about its thriving, polyglot society began to disappear into myths about an island purchased for 24 dollars and a cartoonish peg-legged governor. But the story of the Dutch colony of New Netherland was merely lost, not destroyed: 12,000... Read more >
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In the President's Secret Service
In the President's Secret Service
Written by Ronald Kessler
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ISBN: 9780307461360
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In the President's Secret Service
Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $15.00

Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service. After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one hundred current and former Secret Service agents, bestselling author and award-winning reporter Ronald Kessler reveals their secrets for the first time.

•    George W. Bush’s daughters would... Read more >
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Daily Rituals
Daily Rituals
Edited by Mason Currey
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962379
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Daily Rituals
How Artists Work
Edited by Mason Currey


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $13.99

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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Seabiscuit
Seabiscuit
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
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ISBN: 9780449005613
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Seabiscuit
An American Legend
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2002
Price: $16.00

Seabiscuit was one of the most electrifying and popular attractions in sports history and the single biggest newsmaker in the world in 1938, receiving more coverage than FDR, Hitler, or Mussolini. But his success was a surprise to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad... Read more >
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780375756788
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: Trade Paperback, 960 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2001
Price: $18.00

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time

Described by the Chicago Tribune as "a classic," The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies of our time. The publication of The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt on September 14th, 2001 marks... Read more >
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Written by Jon Meacham
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ISBN: 9780679645368
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

Written by Jon Meacham


Format: eBook, 800 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $11.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek

In this magnificent biography, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of American Lion and Franklin and Winston brings vividly to... Read more >
The Greatest Comeback
The Greatest Comeback
Written by Patrick J. Buchanan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553418637
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The Greatest Comeback
How Richard Nixon Rose from Defeat to Create the New Majority
Written by Patrick J. Buchanan


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $28.00

Patrick J. Buchanan, bestselling author and senior advisor to Richard Nixon, tells the definitive story of Nixon's resurrection from the political graveyard and his rise to the presidency.

After suffering stinging defeats in the 1960 presidential election against John F. Kennedy, and in the 1962 California gubernatorial election, Nixon's career... Read more >
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