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Zealot
Zealot
Written by Reza Aslan
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679603535
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Zealot
The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
Written by Reza Aslan


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: July 16, 2013
Price: $13.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Good Housekeeping • Booklist • Publishers Weekly • Bookish

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 >
The Good Spy
The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307889751
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $26.00

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
Secret Lives of the Tsars
Secret Lives of the Tsars
Written by Michael Farquhar
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979053
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia
Written by Michael Farquhar


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

“Michael Farquhar doesn’t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin’s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it.”—Gene Weingarten, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post columnist
 
Scandal! Intrigue! Cossacks! Here the world’s most engaging... Read more >
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With the Old Breed
With the Old Breed
Written by E.B. Sledge
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ISBN: 9780891419068
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With the Old Breed

Written by E.B. Sledge


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2007
Price: $16.00

“Eugene Sledge became more than a legend with his memoir, With The Old Breed. He became a chronicler, a historian, a storyteller who turns the extremes of the war in the Pacific—the terror, the camaraderie, the banal and the extraordinary—into terms we mortals can grasp.”—Tom Hanks

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Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
Written by Alexandra Fuller
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ISBN: 9780375758997
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Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
An African Childhood
Written by Alexandra Fuller


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2003
Price: $16.00

In Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight, Alexandra Fuller remembers her African childhood with candor and sensitivity. Though it is a diary of an unruly life in an often inhospitable place, it is suffused with Fuller’s endearing ability to find laughter, even when there is little to celebrate. Fuller’s debut... Read more >
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Unbroken
Unbroken
Written by Laura Hillenbrand
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812974492
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Unbroken
A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Written by Laura Hillenbrand


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $16.00

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had... Read more >
1491 (Second Edition)
1491 (Second Edition)
Written by Charles C. Mann
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ISBN: 9781400032051
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1491 (Second Edition)
New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
Written by Charles C. Mann


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: October 10, 2006
Price: $16.95

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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Lawrence in Arabia
Lawrence in Arabia
Written by Scott Anderson
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ISBN: 9780385532938
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Lawrence in Arabia
War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Written by Scott Anderson


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $13.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
New York TimesChristian Science Monitor • NPR • Seattle TimesSt. Louis Dispatch

National Book Critics Circle Finalist -- American Library Association Notable Book

A thrilling and revelatory narrative of one of the most epic and consequential periods in 20th century...

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1913
The Year Before the Storm
Written by Florian Illies
Translated by Shaun Whiteside and Jamie Lee Searle


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $25.95

“An absolute gem of a book.” —The Observer

Just before one of its darkest moments came the twentieth century’s most exciting year . . .

It was the year Henry Ford first put a conveyer belt in his car factory, and the year Louis Armstrong first picked up a trumpet. It was the year Charlie... Read more >
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The Hiding Place
The Hiding Place
Written by Corrie Ten Boom and John Scherrill
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553256697
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The Hiding Place

Written by Corrie Ten Boom and John Scherrill


Format: Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: October 1, 1984
Price: $7.99

“I pray that God forgive them...”

Corrie Ten Boom stood naked with her older sister Betsie, watching a concentration camp matron beating a prisoner. “Oh, the poor woman,” Corrie cried. “Yes. May God forgive her,” Betsie replied. And, once again, Corrie realized that it was for the souls of the brutal Nazi... Read more >
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