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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: $16.95

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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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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Empire of Sin
Empire of Sin
Written by Gary Krist
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770437077
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Empire of Sin
A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Written by Gary Krist


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans’ other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City
 
     Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans’ thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city’s... Read more >
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Seabiscuit
Seabiscuit
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
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ISBN: 9780345467393
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Seabiscuit
An American Legend
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2003
Price: $11.99

BONUS: This edition contains a Seabiscuit discussion guide and an excerpt from Laura Hillenbrand’s Unbroken.

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... Read more >
Blood and Thunder
Blood and Thunder
Written by Hampton Sides
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ISBN: 9781400031108
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Blood and Thunder
The Epic Story of Kit Carson and the Conquest of the American West
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $18.00

In the summer of 1846, the Army of the West marched through Santa Fe, en route to invade and occupy the Western territories claimed by Mexico. Fueled by the new ideology of “Manifest Destiny,” this land grab would lead to a decades-long battle between the United States and the Navajos, the... Read more >
An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States
An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States
Written by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807000403
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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

Written by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz


Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $27.95

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples
 
Today in the United States, there are more than five hundred federally recognized Indigenous nations comprising nearly three million people, descendants of the fifteen million Native people who once inhabited this land. The centuries-long genocidal program of... Read more >
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Duty
Duty
Written by Robert M Gates
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ISBN: 9780307959485
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Duty
Memoirs of a Secretary at War
Written by Robert M Gates


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $15.99

From the former secretary of defense, a strikingly candid, vivid account of serving Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

When Robert M. Gates received a call from the White House, he thought he’d long left Washington politics behind: After working for six presidents... Read more >
The Woman Who Would Be King
The Woman Who Would Be King
Written by Kara Cooney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956767
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The Woman Who Would Be King
Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt
Written by Kara Cooney


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $28.00

An engrossing biography of the longest-reigning female pharaoh in Ancient Egypt and the story of her audacious rise to power.
 
Hatshepsut—the daughter of a general who usurped Egypt's throne and a mother with ties to the previous dynasty—was born into a privileged position in the royal household, and she was expected to bear...

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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 Guns of August
The Guns of August
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman
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ISBN: 9780307567628
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The Guns of August
The Outbreak of World War I; Barbara W. Tuchman's Great War Series
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: July 22, 2009
Price: $7.99

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

The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman’s classic histories of the First World War era

In this landmark, Pulitzer Prize–winning account, renowned historian Barbara W. Tuchman... Read more >
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