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The Guns of August
The Guns of August
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780345476098
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The Guns of August
The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Classic About the Outbreak of World War I
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman


Format: Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2004
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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Isaac's Storm
Isaac's Storm
Written by Erik Larson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307874092
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Isaac's Storm
A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History
Written by Erik Larson


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2011
Price: $11.99

At the dawn of the twentieth century, a great confidence suffused America. Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurricane could damage the city... Read more >
Unbroken
Unbroken
Written by Laura Hillenbrand, Read by Edward Herrmann
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739319697
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Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Read by Edward Herrmann


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $45.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine • Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year award

On a May afternoon in... Read more >
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


For six months in 1919, after the end of “the war to end... Read more >
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The Revenge of Geography
The Revenge of Geography
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
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ISBN: 9780812982220
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The Revenge of Geography
What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: September 10, 2013
Price: $16.00

In this provocative, startling book, Robert D. Kaplan, the bestselling author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, offers a revelatory new prism through which to view global upheavals and to understand what lies ahead for continents and countries around the world.
 
In The Revenge of Geography, Kaplan builds on the insights... Read more >
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Citizens of London
Citizens of London
Written by Lynne Olson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588369826
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Citizens of London
The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour
Written by Lynne Olson


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 2, 2010
Price: $13.99

The acclaimed author of Troublesome Young Men reveals the behind-the-scenes story of how the United States forged its wartime alliance with Britain, told from the perspective of three key American players in London: Edward R. Murrow, the handsome, chain-smoking head of CBS News in Europe; Averell Harriman, the hard-driving millionaire who ran FDR’s... Read more >
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Dance of the Reptiles
Dance of the Reptiles
Written by Carl Hiaasen, Edited by Diane Stevenson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345807021
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Dance of the Reptiles
Rampaging Tourists, Marauding Pythons, Larcenous Legislators, Crazed Celebrities, and Tar-Balled Beaches: Selected Columns
Written by Carl Hiaasen
Edited by Diane Stevenson


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $15.95

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

If you think the wildest, wackiest stories that Carl Hiaasen can tell have all made it into his hilarious, bestselling novels, think again. Dance of the Reptiles collects the best of Hiaasen’s Miami Herald columns, which lay bare the stories--large and small--that demonstrate anew that truth is far stranger than... Read more >
Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Oppenheimer
Written by Ray Monk
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ISBN: 9780385722049
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Robert Oppenheimer
A Life Inside the Center
Written by Ray Monk


Format: Trade Paperback, 880 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $20.00

An unforgettable story of discovery and unimaginable destruction and a major biography of one of America’s most brilliant—and most divisive—scientists, Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center vividly illuminates the man who would go down in history as “the father of the atomic bomb.” Oppenheimer’s talent and drive secured him a... Read more >
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Little Demon in the City of Light
Little Demon in the City of Light
Written by Steven Levingston
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536035
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Little Demon in the City of Light
A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris
Written by Steven Levingston


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $26.95

A delicious account of a murder most gallic—think CSI Paris meets Georges Simenon—whose lurid comibation of sex, brutality, forensics, and hypnotism riveted first a nation and then the world.

Little Demon in the City of Light is the thrilling—and so wonderfully French—story of a gruesome 1889 murder of a lascivious court official... Read more >
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The War That Ended Peace
The War That Ended Peace
Written by Margaret MacMillan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780812994704
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The War That Ended Peace
The Road to 1914
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: eBook, 784 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $18.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and Mail

From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe...

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