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The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Edmund Morris
Format: Trade Paperback
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 >
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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The Lady in Gold
The Lady in Gold
Written by Anne-Marie O'Connor
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957566
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The Lady in Gold
The Extraordinary Tale of Gustav Klimt's Masterpiece, Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer
Written by Anne-Marie O'Connor


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $15.99

The spellbinding story, part fairy tale, part suspense, of Gustav Klimt’s Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer, one of the most emblematic portraits of its time; of the beautiful, seductive Viennese Jewish salon hostess who sat for it; the notorious artist who painted it; the now vanished turn-of-the-century Vienna that shaped it; and... 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 >
Book of Ages
Book of Ages
Written by Jill Lepore
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ISBN: 9780307948830
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Book of Ages
The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
Written by Jill Lepore


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2014
Price: $16.95

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
NPR • Time Magazine • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly The Boston Globe

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NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK


From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians—a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister, Jane, whose...

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The Island at the Center of the World
The Island at the Center of the World
Written by Russell Shorto
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ISBN: 9781400096336
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The Island at the Center of the World

Written by Russell Shorto


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $13.99

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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Spec Ops
Spec Ops
Written by William H. Mcraven
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ISBN: 9780891416005
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Spec Ops
Case Studies in Special Operations Warfare: Theory and Practice
Written by William H. Mcraven


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: June 1, 1996
Price: $19.95

Vice Adm. William H. McRaven helped to devise the strategy for how to bring down Osama bin Laden, and commanded the courageous U.S. military unit that carried it out on May 1, 2011, ending one of the greatest manhunts in history. In Spec Ops, a well-organized and deeply researched study, McRaven... Read more >
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Embers of War
Embers of War
Written by Fredrik Logevall
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ISBN: 9780375756474
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Embers of War
The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam
Written by Fredrik Logevall


Format: Trade Paperback, 864 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $20.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
 
Written with the style of a great novelist and the intrigue of a Cold War thriller, Embers of War is a landmark work that will forever change your understanding of how and why America went to war in Vietnam. Tapping newly accessible diplomatic archives in... Read more >
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The Greatest Generation
The Greatest Generation
Written by Tom Brokaw
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ISBN: 9780812975291
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The Greatest Generation

Written by Tom Brokaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2001
Price: $17.00

"In the spring of 1984, I went to the northwest of France, to Normandy, to prepare an NBC documentary on the fortieth anniversary of D-Day, the massive and daring Allied invasion of Europe that marked the beginning of the end of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich. There, I underwent a life-changing experience... Read more >
The Heir Apparent
The Heir Apparent
Written by Jane Ridley
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ISBN: 9780812972634
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The Heir Apparent
A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
Written by Jane Ridley


Format: Trade Paperback, 768 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE BOSTON GLOBE

This richly entertaining biography chronicles the eventful life of Queen Victoria’s firstborn son, the quintessential black sheep of Buckingham Palace, who matured into as wise and effective a monarch as Britain has... Read more >
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