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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 >
Through the Perilous Fight
Through the Perilous Fight
Written by Steve Vogel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812981391
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Through the Perilous Fight
From the Burning of Washington to the Star-Spangled Banner: The Six Weeks That Saved the Nation
Written by Steve Vogel


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $17.00

In a rousing account of one of the critical turning points in American history, Through the Perilous Fight tells the gripping story of the burning of Washington and the improbable last stand at Baltimore that helped save the nation and inspired its National Anthem.
 
In the summer of 1814, the... Read more >
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Founding Brothers
Founding Brothers
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781400077687
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Founding Brothers
The Revolutionary Generation
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 16, 2003
Price: $11.99

In this landmark work of history, the National Book Award—winning author of American Sphinx explores how a group of greatly gifted but deeply flawed individuals–Hamilton, Burr, Jefferson, Franklin, Washington, Adams, and Madison–confronted the overwhelming challenges before them to set the course for our nation.

The United States was more a fragile hope... Read more >
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All Souls
All Souls
Written by Michael Patrick MacDonald
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807072134
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All Souls
A Family Story from Southie
Written by Michael Patrick MacDonald


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2007
Price: $14.95

A breakaway bestseller since its first printing, All Souls takes us deep into Michael Patrick MacDonald's Southie, the proudly insular neighborhood with the highest concentration of white poverty in America. Rocked by Whitey Bulger's crime schemes and busing riots, MacDonald's Southie is populated by sharply hewn characters like his Ma, a... Read more >
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Citizens of London
Citizens of London
Written by Lynne Olson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979350
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Citizens of London
The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour
Written by Lynne Olson


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $17.00

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... Read more >
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The American Revolution
The American Revolution
Written by Gordon S. Wood
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ISBN: 9780812970418
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The American Revolution
A History
Written by Gordon S. Wood


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2003
Price: $15.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“An elegant synthesis done by the leading scholar in the field, which nicely integrates the work on the American Revolution over the last three decades but never loses contact with the older, classic questions that we have been arguing about for over two hundred years.”—Joseph J. Ellis, author... Read more >
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The Looming Tower
The Looming Tower
Written by Lawrence Wright
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ISBN: 9781400030842
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The Looming Tower
Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11
Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2007
Price: $16.95

UPDATED AND WITH A NEW AFTERWORD

National Book Award Finalist

A Time, Newsweek, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and New York Times Book Review Best Book of the Year

A gripping narrative that spans five decades, The Looming Tower explains in unprecedented detail the growth of Islamic fundamentalism, the rise of al-Qaeda, and the intelligence...

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Persepolis 2
Persepolis 2
Written by Marjane Satrapi
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ISBN: 9780375714665
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Persepolis 2
The Story of a Return
Written by Marjane Satrapi


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: August 2, 2005
Price: $13.95

In Persepolis, heralded by the Los Angeles Times as “one of the freshest and most original memoirs of our day,” Marjane Satrapi dazzled us with her heartrending memoir-in-comic-strips about growing up in Iran during the Islamic Revolution. Here is the continuation of her fascinating story. In 1984, Marjane flees fundamentalism and...

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The Zhivago Affair
The Zhivago Affair
Written by Peter Finn and Petra Couvée
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307908001
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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: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2014
Price: $26.95

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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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
Written by Robert K. Massie
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ISBN: 9780345408778
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Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

Written by Robert K. Massie


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $20.00

“[A] tale of power, perseverance and passion . . . a great story in the hands of a master storyteller.”—The Wall Street Journal
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Peter the Great, Nicholas and Alexandra, and The Romanovs returns with another masterpiece of narrative biography, the extraordinary story of an obscure... Read more >
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