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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


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At the Dark End of the Street
At the Dark End of the Street
Written by Danielle L. McGuire
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389244
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At the Dark End of the Street
Black Women, Rape, and Resistance--A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power
Written by Danielle L. McGuire


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

Rosa Parks was often described as a sweet and reticent elderly woman whose tired feet caused her to defy segregation on Montgomery’s city buses, and whose supposedly solitary, spontaneous act sparked the 1955 bus boycott that gave birth to the civil rights movement.

The truth of who Rosa Parks was and... Read more >
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The Aeneid
The Aeneid
Written by Virgil, Translated by Robert Fitzgerald
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ISBN: 9780679729525
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The Aeneid

Written by Virgil
Translated by Robert Fitzgerald


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: June 16, 1990
Price: $13.00

Virgil's great epic transforms the Homeric tradition into a triumphal statement of the Roman civilizing mission. Translated by Robert Fitzgerald. Read more >
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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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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965
Written by William Manchester and Paul Reid
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ISBN: 9780345548634
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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Defender of the Realm, 1940-1965

Written by William Manchester and Paul Reid


Format: Trade Paperback, 1200 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $20.00

Spanning the years 1940 to 1965, The Last Lion: Defender of the Realm begins shortly after Winston Churchill became prime minister—when Great Britain stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany. In brilliant prose and informed by decades of research, William Manchester and Paul Reid recount how Churchill organized his... Read more >
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore
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ISBN: 9780385354059
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero... 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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For Love of Country
For Love of Country
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101874455
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For Love of Country
What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $24.00

A celebration of the extraordinary courage, dedication, and sacrifice of this generation of American veterans on the battlefield and their equally valuable contributions on the home front.

Because so few of us now serve in the military, our men and women in uniform have become strangers to us. We stand up... Read more >
Ghost Soldiers
Ghost Soldiers
Written by Hampton Sides
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ISBN: 9781400033409
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Ghost Soldiers
The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission
Written by Hampton Sides


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 17, 2002
Price: $11.99

On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: March thirty rugged miles to rescue 513 POWs languishing in a hellish camp, among them the last survivors of the infamous Bataan Death March. A recent prison massacre by Japanese soldiers elsewhere in the... Read more >
A Short History of Nearly Everything
A Short History of Nearly Everything
Written by Bill Bryson
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ISBN: 9780767916417
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A Short History of Nearly Everything

Written by Bill Bryson


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 6, 2003
Price: $12.99

One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.

In A Walk in the Woods, Bill Bryson trekked the Appalachian Trailwell, most of it. In A Sunburned Country, he confronted some of the...

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