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The Black Count
The Black Count
Written by Tom Reiss
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307382474
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The Black Count
Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo (Pulitzer Prize for Biography)
Written by Tom Reiss


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $16.00

WINNER OF THE 2013 PULITZER PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHY

General Alex Dumas, is a man almost unknown today, yet his story is strikingly familiarbecause his son, the novelist Alexandre Dumas, used his larger-than-life feats as inspiration for such classics as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers.
     But, hidden behind General Dumas's swashbuckling adventures...

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Collision of Empires
Collision of Empires
Written by Prit Buttar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782006480
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Collision of Empires
The War on the Eastern Front in 1914
Written by Prit Buttar


Format: Hardcover, 488 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $29.95

Imperial Germany, Hapsburg Austria-Hungary, and Tsarist Russia clashed on a scale greater than the Western Front campaign to the Marne and the Race to the Sea in 1914.

Drawing on first-hand accounts and detailed archival research, this is a dramatic retelling of the the tumultuous events of the first year of World... Read more >
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The First World War
The First World War
Written by John Keegan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307831705
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The First World War

Written by John Keegan


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: November 21, 2012
Price: $12.99

The First World War created the modern world. A conflict of unprecedented ferocity, it abruptly ended the relative peace and prosperity of the Victorian era, unleashing such demons of the twentieth century as mechanized warfare and mass death. It also helped to usher in the ideas that have shaped our times--modernism... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audio CD and a trade paperback.
Rising Sun, Falling Skies
The Disastrous Java Sea Campaign of World War II
Written by Jeffrey Cox


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $9.99

A fresh look at the disastrous Java Sea Campaign of 1941–42 which heralded a wave of Japanese naval victories in the Pacific but which eventually sowed the seeds of their eventual change in fortunes.

In the immediate aftermath of Pearl Harbor, the Japanese juggernaut quickly racked up victory after victory. Desperate...

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The Eighty-Dollar Champion
The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Written by Elizabeth Letts
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ISBN: 9780345521095
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The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Snowman, The Horse That Inspired a Nation
Written by Elizabeth Letts


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $16.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
Harry de Leyer first saw the horse he would name Snowman on a truck bound for the slaughterhouse. The recent Dutch immigrant recognized the spark in the eye of the beaten-up nag and bought him for eighty dollars. On Harry’s modest farm on Long Island...

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Lions of Kandahar
Lions of Kandahar
Written by Rusty Bradley and Kevin Maurer
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ISBN: 9780440423454
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Lions of Kandahar
The Story of a Fight Against All Odds
Written by Rusty Bradley and Kevin Maurer


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: June 28, 2011
Price: $14.99

One of the most critical battles of the Afghan War is now revealed as never before. Lions of Kandahar is an inside account from the unique perspective of an active-duty U.S. Army Special Forces commander, an unparalled warrior with multiple deployments to the theater who has only recently returned from combat... Read more >
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At Home
At Home
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767919395
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At Home
A Short History of Private Life
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $15.95

With his signature wit, charm, and seemingly limitless knowledge, Bill Bryson takes us on a room-by-room tour through his own house, using each room as a jumping off point into the vast history of the domestic artifacts we take for granted. As he takes us through the history of our modern...

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A Mighty Long Way
A Mighty Long Way
Written by Carlotta Walls Lanier and Lisa Frazier Page, Foreword by Bill Clinton
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ISBN: 9780345511010
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A Mighty Long Way
My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School
Written by Carlotta Walls Lanier and Lisa Frazier Page
Foreword by Bill Clinton


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: July 27, 2010
Price: $16.00

When fourteen-year-old Carlotta Walls walked up the stairs of Little Rock Central High School on September 25, 1957, she and eight other black students only wanted to make it to class. But the journey of the “Little Rock Nine,” as they came to be known, would lead the nation on an... Read more >
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The Zhivago Affair
The Zhivago Affair
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
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ISBN: 9780307908018
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The Zhivago Affair
The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $13.99

Drawing on newly declassified government files, this is the dramatic story of how a forbidden book in the Soviet Union became a secret CIA weapon in the ideological battle between East and West.
 
In May 1956, an Italian publishing scout took a train to a village just outside Moscow to visit Russia’s...

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Birdmen
Birdmen
Written by Lawrence Goldstone
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ISBN: 9780345538048
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Birdmen
The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies
Written by Lawrence Goldstone


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $13.99

From acclaimed historian Lawrence Goldstone comes a thrilling narrative of courage, determination, and competition: the story of the intense rivalry that fueled the rise of American aviation.
 
The feud between this nation’s great air pioneers, the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss, was a collision of unyielding and profoundly American... Read more >
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