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Maeve's Times
Maeve's Times
Written by Maeve Binchy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353465
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Maeve's Times
In Her Own Words
Written by Maeve Binchy


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $13.99

Five decades of selected writings from the Irish Times by the beloved and best-selling author, filled with her hallmark humor, candor, and wisdom-a timeless gift to her legion of fans.

Maeve Binchy once confessed: "As someone who fell off a chair not long ago trying to hear what they were saying at the next... Read more >
Cronkite's War
His World War II Letters Home
Written by Walter Cronkite, IV and Maurice Isserman
Foreword by Tom Brokaw


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $3.99

A giant in American journalism in the vanguard of "The Greatest Generation" reveals his World War II experiences in this National Geographic book. Walter Cronkite, an obscure 23-year-old United Press wire service reporter, married Betsy Maxwell on March 30, 1940, following a four-year courtship. She proved to be the love of... Read more >
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The Ugly Renaissance
The Ugly Renaissance
Written by Alexander Lee
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385536592
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The Ugly Renaissance
Sex, Greed, Violence and Depravity in an Age of Beauty
Written by Alexander Lee


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $30.00

A fascinating and counterintuitive portrait of the sordid, hidden world behind the dazzling artwork of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, and more 

Renowned as a period of cultural rebirth and artistic innovation, the Renaissance is cloaked in a unique aura of beauty and brilliance. Its very name conjures up awe-inspiring images of... Read more >
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Black Prophetic Fire
Black Prophetic Fire
Written by Cornel West and Christa Buschendorf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807003527
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Black Prophetic Fire

Written by Cornel West and Christa Buschendorf


Format: Hardcover, 248 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $25.95

An unflinching look at nineteenth- and twentieth-century African American leaders and their visionary legacies.

In an accessible, conversational format, Cornel West, with distinguished scholar Christa Buschendorf, provides a fresh perspective on six revolutionary African American leaders: Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Martin Luther King Jr., Ella Baker, Malcolm X... 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
Format: Trade Paperback
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 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 >
Eichmann Before Jerusalem
Eichmann Before Jerusalem
Written by Bettina Stangneth, Translated by Ruth Martin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307959676
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Eichmann Before Jerusalem
The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer
Written by Bettina Stangneth
Translated by Ruth Martin


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $35.00

A total and groundbreaking reassessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann—a superb work of scholarship that reveals his activities and notoriety among a global network of National Socialists following the collapse of the Third Reich and that permanently challenges Hannah Arendt’s notion of the “banality of evil.”

Smuggled out of Europe... Read more >
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Cracking the AP European History Exam, 2015 Edition
Cracking the AP European History Exam, 2015 Edition
Written by Princeton Review
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804125147
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Cracking the AP European History Exam, 2015 Edition

Written by Princeton Review


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $18.99

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP European History Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guideincluding thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length practice tests with complete answer explanations.

We don't have to tell you how tough AP... Read more >
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Seabiscuit
Seabiscuit
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780449005613
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Seabiscuit
An American Legend
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2002
Price: $16.00

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 to the racing establishment, which had written off the crooked-legged racehorse with the sad... Read more >
The Looming Tower
The Looming Tower
Written by Lawrence Wright
Format: Trade Paperback
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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