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1493
1493
Written by Charles C. Mann
Format: Trade Paperback
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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An Autobiography
An Autobiography
Written by Mohandas K. Gandhi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807059098
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An Autobiography
The Story of My Experiments with Truth
Written by Mohandas K. Gandhi


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: November 1, 1993
Price: $16.00

Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for independence and countless other nonviolent struggles of the twentieth century.

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Paris 1919
Paris 1919
Written by Margaret MacMillan, Foreword by Richard Holbrooke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375760525
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Paris 1919
Six Months That Changed the World
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Foreword by Richard Holbrooke


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2003
Price: $20.00

National Bestseller

New York Times Editors’ Choice

Winner of the PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize

Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize

Silver Medalist for the Arthur Ross Book Award
of the Council on Foreign Relations

Finalist for the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award


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If You Survive
If You Survive
Written by George Wilson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307775252
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If You Survive
From Normandy to the Battle of the Bulge to the End of World War II, One American Officer's Riveting True Story
Written by George Wilson


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 10, 2010
Price: $7.99

"If you survive your first day, I'll promote you."

So promised George Wilson's World War II commanding officer in the hedgerows of Normandy -- and it was to be a promise dramatically fulfilled. From July, 1944, to the closing days of the war, from the first penetration of the Siegfried Line to... Read more >
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The Secret History of the Mongol Queens
The Secret History of the Mongol Queens
Written by Jack Weatherford
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ISBN: 9780307589361
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The Secret History of the Mongol Queens
How the Daughters of Genghis Khan Rescued His Empire
Written by Jack Weatherford


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $11.99

The Mongol queens of the thirteenth century ruled the largest empire the world has ever known. Yet sometime near the end of the century, censors cut a section from The Secret History of the Mongols, leaving a single tantalizing quote from Genghis Khan: “Let us reward our female offspring.” Only this... Read more >
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The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio
The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio
Written by Hubert Wolf, Translated by Ruth Martin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385351904
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The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio
The True Story of a Convent in Scandal
Written by Hubert Wolf
Translated by Ruth Martin


Format: Hardcover, 496 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $30.00

A true, never-before-told story—discovered in a secret Vatican archive—of sex, poison, and lesbian initiation rites in a nineteenth-century convent.

In 1858, a German princess, recently inducted into the convent of Sant’Ambrogio in Rome, wrote a frantic letter to her cousin, a confidant of the Pope, claiming that she was being abused and...

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Under the Black Flag
Under the Black Flag
Written by David Cordingly
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ISBN: 9780812977226
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Under the Black Flag
The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates
Written by David Cordingly


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $16.00

For this rousing, revisionist history, the former head of exhibitions at England's National Maritime Museum has combed original documents and records to produce a most authoritative and definitive account of piracy's "Golden Age." As he explodes many accepted myths (i.e. "walking the plank" is pure fiction), Cordingly replaces them with a... Read more >
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris
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ISBN: 9780307777829
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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Written by Edmund Morris


Format: eBook, 960 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $11.99

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

Thirty years ago, The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

Although Theodore Rex fully recounts TR’s years in the White House (1901–1909), The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt... Read more >
Awakenings
Awakenings
Written by Oliver Sacks
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375704055
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Awakenings

Written by Oliver Sacks


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: October 5, 1999
Price: $15.95

Awakenings--which inspired the major motion picture--is the remarkable story of a group of patients who contracted sleeping-sickness during the great epidemic just after World War I. Frozen for decades in a trance-like state, these men and women were given up as hopeless until 1969, when Dr. Oliver Sacks gave them the... Read more >
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For Love of Country
For Love of Country
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101874455
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For Love of Country
What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $24.00

A celebration of the extraordinary courage, dedication, and sacrifice of this generation of American veterans on the battlefield and their equally valuable contributions on the home front.

Because so few of us now serve in the military, our men and women in uniform have become strangers to us. We stand up... Read more >
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