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1491 (Second Edition)
1491 (Second Edition)
Written by Charles C. Mann
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ISBN: 9780307278180
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1491 (Second Edition)
New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
Written by Charles C. Mann


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On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $13.99

In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.
 
Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a pristine wilderness; rather, there were huge numbers of...

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Schubert's Winter Journey
Schubert's Winter Journey
Written by Ian Bostridge
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307961631
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Schubert's Winter Journey
Anatomy of an Obsession
Written by Ian Bostridge


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: January 27, 2015
Price: $29.00

An exploration of the world’s most famous and challenging song cycle, Schubert's Winter Journey (Winterreise), by a leading interpreter of the work, who teases out the themes—literary, historical, psychological—that weave through the twenty-four songs that make up this legendary masterpiece.

Completed in the last months of the young Schubert’s life, Winterreise has...

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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World
Written by Jack Weatherford
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ISBN: 9780609809648
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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

Written by Jack Weatherford


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2005
Price: $15.00

The Mongol army led by Genghis Khan subjugated more lands and people in twenty-five years than the Romans did in four hundred. In nearly every country the Mongols conquered, they brought an unprecedented rise in cultural communication, expanded trade, and a blossoming of civilization. Vastly more progressive than his European or... Read more >
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The Eighty-Dollar Champion
The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Written by Elizabeth Letts
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ISBN: 9780345521095
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The Eighty-Dollar Champion
Snowman, The Horse That Inspired a Nation
Written by Elizabeth Letts


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $16.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
Harry de Leyer first saw the horse he would name Snowman on a truck bound for the slaughterhouse. The recent Dutch immigrant recognized the spark in the eye of the beaten-up nag and bought him for eighty dollars. On Harry’s modest farm on Long Island...

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Zealot
Zealot
Written by Reza Aslan, Read by Reza Aslan
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ISBN: 9780804148740
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Zealot
The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Written by Reza Aslan
Read by Reza Aslan


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On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $17.50

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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From the internationally bestselling author of No god but God comes a fascinating, provocative, and meticulously researched biography that challenges long-held assumptions about the man we know as Jesus... Read more >
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The Black Count
The Black Count
Written by Tom Reiss
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ISBN: 9780307382474
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The Black Count
Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo (Pulitzer Prize for Biography)
Written by Tom Reiss


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $16.00

WINNER OF THE 2013 PULITZER PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHY

General Alex Dumas, is a man almost unknown today, yet his story is strikingly familiarbecause his son, the novelist Alexandre Dumas, used his larger-than-life feats as inspiration for such classics as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers.
     But, hidden behind General Dumas's swashbuckling adventures...

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Slavery By Another Name
Slavery By Another Name
Written by Douglas A. Blackmon
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ISBN: 9780385722704
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Slavery By Another Name
The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II
Written by Douglas A. Blackmon


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2009
Price: $17.95

In this groundbreaking historical expose, Douglas A. Blackmon brings to light one of the most shameful chapters in American history—an “Age of Neoslavery” that thrived from the aftermath of the Civil War through the dawn of World War II.Using a vast record of original documents and personal narratives, Douglas A. Blackmon... Read more >
Citizens of London
Citizens of London
Written by Lynne Olson
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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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How the Irish Saved Civilization
How the Irish Saved Civilization
Written by Thomas Cahill
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ISBN: 9780307755131
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How the Irish Saved Civilization

Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 28, 2010
Price: $11.99

The perfect St. Patrick's Day gift, and a book in the best tradition of popular history -- the untold story of Ireland's role in maintaining Western culture while the Dark Ages settled on Europe.

Every year millions of Americans celebrate St. Patrick's Day, but they may not be aware of how great... Read more >
One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson, Read by Bill Bryson
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ISBN: 9780739315309
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson
Read by Bill Bryson


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On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $25.00

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
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