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How the Irish Saved Civilization
How the Irish Saved Civilization
Written by Thomas Cahill
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385418492
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How the Irish Saved Civilization

Written by Thomas Cahill


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: February 1, 1996
Price: $15.95

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 >
Into the Fire
Into the Fire
Written by Dakota Meyer and Bing West
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679645443
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Into the Fire
A Firsthand Account of the Most Extraordinary Battle in the Afghan War
Written by Dakota Meyer and Bing West


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 25, 2012
Price: $11.99

“The story of what Dakota did . . . will be told for generations.”—President Barack Obama, from remarks given at Meyer’s Medal of Honor ceremony

In the fall of 2009, Taliban insurgents ambushed a patrol of Afghan soldiers and Marine advisors in a mountain village called Ganjigal. Firing from entrenched positions, the... Read more >
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

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY’S #1 NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • FINALIST, GUARDIAN FIRST BOOK PRIZE
 
Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

“This is not a book you read just once, but... Read more >
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1491 (Second Edition)
1491 (Second Edition)
Written by Charles C. Mann
Format: Trade Paperback
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
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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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The Art of War
The Art of War
Written by Sun Tzu, Translated by Thomas Cleary
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781590302255
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The Art of War

Written by Sun Tzu
Translated by Thomas Cleary


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2005
Price: $7.99

Conflict is an inevitable part of life, according to this ancient Chinese classic of strategy, but everything necessary to deal with conflict wisely, honorably, victoriously, is already present within us. Compiled more than two thousand years ago by a mysterious warrior-philosopher, The Art of War is still perhaps the most... Read more >
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Without You, There Is No Us
Without You, There Is No Us
Written by Suki Kim
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307720658
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Without You, There Is No Us
My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite
Written by Suki Kim


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2014
Price: $24.00

A haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea's ruling class during the last six months of Kim Jong-il's reign
 
Every day, three times a day, the students march in two straight lines, singing praises to Kim Jong-il and North Korea: Without you, there is no motherland... Read more >
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In the Kingdom of Ice
In the Kingdom of Ice
Written by Hampton Sides, Read by Arthur Morey
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307966551
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In the Kingdom of Ice
The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Written by Hampton Sides
Read by Arthur Morey


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download0
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $25.00

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age

In the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress of ice rimming... Read more >
The Wealth of Nations
The Wealth of Nations
Written by Adam Smith, Introduction by Alan B. Krueger
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780553585971
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The Wealth of Nations

Written by Adam Smith
Introduction by Alan B. Krueger


Format: Paperback, 1264 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2003
Price: $7.99

The Wealth of Nations
by Adam Smith

It is symbolic that Adam Smith’s masterpiece of economic analysis, The Wealth of Nations, was first published in 1776, the same year as the Declaration of Independence.

In his book, Smith fervently extolled the simple yet enlightened notion that individuals are fully capable of setting and... Read more >
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The River of Doubt
The River of Doubt
Written by Candice Millard
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307575081
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The River of Doubt
Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey
Written by Candice Millard


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: December 16, 2009
Price: $11.99

At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, The River of Doubt is the true story of Theodore Roosevelt’s harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth.

The River of Doubt—it is a black, uncharted tributary of the Amazon that snakes through one of the most... Read more >
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