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Black Prophetic Fire

(Available October 7, 2014)
Black Prophetic Fire
Written by Cornel West and Christa Buschendorf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807003527
Our Price: $25.95
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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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Black Prophetic Fire

Written by Cornel West and Christa Buschendorf


Format: eBook, 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 >
Also available as a hardcover.
Elsa Schiaparelli

(Available October 7, 2014)
Elsa Schiaparelli
Written by Meryle Secrest
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307701596
Our Price: $35.00
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Elsa Schiaparelli
A Biography
Written by Meryle Secrest


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $35.00

Her name was Elsa Schiaparelli. She was known as the Queen of Fashion; a headline attraction in the international glitter-glamour show of the late twenties and thirties, feted in Rome (where she was born), Paris, New York, London, Moscow, Hollywood . . .

Her style was a social revolution through clothing—luxurious... Read more >
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Elsa Schiaparelli
A Biography
Written by Meryle Secrest


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $15.99

Her name was Elsa Schiaparelli. She was known as the Queen of Fashion; a headline attraction in the international glitter-glamour show of the late twenties and thirties, feted in Rome (where she was born), Paris, New York, London, Moscow, Hollywood . . .

Her style was a social revolution through clothing—luxurious... Read more >
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Mademoiselle

(Available September 30, 2014)
Mademoiselle
Written by Rhonda K. Garelick
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069521
Our Price: $35.00
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Mademoiselle
Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History
Written by Rhonda K. Garelick


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $35.00

Certain lives are at once so exceptional, and yet so in step with their historical moments, that they illuminate cultural forces far beyond the scope of a single person. Such is the case with Coco Chanel, whose life offers one of the most fascinating tales of the twentieth century—throwing into dramatic... Read more >
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Mademoiselle
Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History
Written by Rhonda K. Garelick


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $14.99

Certain lives are at once so exceptional, and yet so in step with their historical moments, that they illuminate cultural forces far beyond the scope of a single person. Such is the case with Coco Chanel, whose life offers one of the most fascinating tales of the twentieth century—throwing into dramatic... Read more >
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Beyond Grief

(Available September 23, 2014)
Beyond Grief
Written by Cynthia Mills
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781935623373
Our Price: $39.95
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Beyond Grief
Sculpture and Wonder in the Gilded Age Cemetery
Written by Cynthia Mills


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $39.95

Beyond Grief explores high-style funerary sculptures and their functions during the turn of the twentieth century. Many scholars have overlooked these monuments, viewing them as mere oddities, a part of an individual artist's oeuvre, a detail of a patron's biography, or local civic cemetery history. This volume considers them in terms... Read more >
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Beyond Grief
Sculpture and Wonder in the Gilded Age Cemetery
Written by Cynthia Mills


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $39.95

Beyond Grief explores high-style funerary sculptures and their functions during the turn of the twentieth century. Many scholars have overlooked these monuments, viewing them as mere oddities, a part of an individual artist's oeuvre, a detail of a patron's biography, or local civic cemetery history. This volume considers them in terms... Read more >
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Kursk 1943

(Available September 23, 2014)
Kursk 1943
Written by Robert Forczyk, Illustrated by Steve Noon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008194
Our Price: $21.95
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Kursk 1943
The Northern Front
Written by Robert Forczyk
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $21.95

Kursk 1943 focuses on the northern front and the battle of Kursk, and period of July 5th to August 18th, 1943, covering both the German offensive and the Soviet counteroffensive - Model's AOK 9 pitted against General Konstantin Rokossovsky's Central Front.

After recovering from the Stalingrad debacle, Hitler intended to conduct a... Read more >
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Kursk 1943
The Northern Front
Written by Robert Forczyk
Illustrated by Steve Noon


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $15.95

Kursk 1943 focuses on the northern front and the battle of Kursk, and period of July 5th to August 18th, 1943, covering both the German offensive and the Soviet counteroffensive - Model's AOK 9 pitted against General Konstantin Rokossovsky's Central Front.

After recovering from the Stalingrad debacle, Hitler intended to conduct a... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe 1944-45

Written by Andrew Thomas
Illustrated by Chris Thomas


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $15.95

Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe details the exploits of the 37 piolts that "made ace" flying Merlin-enguned Spitfires in bitter aerial clashes over northwest Eurpose in the final years of World War II.

After seizing air superiority over France before D-Day, the Spitfire battled Luftwaffe fighters over the V-2 rocket sites and... Read more >
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Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe 1944-45

(Available September 23, 2014)
Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe 1944-45
Written by Andrew Thomas, Illustrated by Chris Thomas
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003380
Our Price: $22.95
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Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe 1944-45

Written by Andrew Thomas
Illustrated by Chris Thomas


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $22.95

Spitfire Aces of Northwest Europe details the exploits of the 37 piolts that "made ace" flying Merlin-enguned Spitfires in bitter aerial clashes over northwest Eurpose in the final years of World War II.

After seizing air superiority over France before D-Day, the Spitfire battled Luftwaffe fighters over the V-2 rocket sites and... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Thirteen Days in September
Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David
Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $13.99

A dramatic, illuminating day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter convinced Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat to sign a peace treaty--the first treaty in the modern Middle East, and one which endures to this day.
 
With his hallmark insight into the forces... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Thirteen Days in September
Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David
Written by Lawrence Wright
Read by Mark Bramhall and Lawrence Wright


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $22.50

A gripping day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East, one which endures to this day.

With his hallmark insight into the forces at play...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Thirteen Days in September

(Available September 16, 2014)
Thirteen Days in September
Written by Lawrence Wright
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352031
Our Price: $27.95
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Thirteen Days in September
Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp David
Written by Lawrence Wright


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: September 16, 2014
Price: $27.95

A gripping day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter persuaded Israeli prime minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian president Anwar Sadat to sign the first peace treaty in the modern Middle East, one which endures to this day.

With his hallmark insight into the forces at play...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
The Roosevelts
The Roosevelts
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307700230
Our Price: $60.00
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The Roosevelts
An Intimate History
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $60.00

A vivid and personal portrait of America’s greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation—the companion volume to the seven-part PBS documentary series
 
With 796 photographs, some never before seen
 
The authors of the acclaimed and best-selling The Civil War, Jazz, The War, and Baseball present... Read more >
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The Roosevelts
The Roosevelts
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353069
Our Price: $19.99
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The Roosevelts
An Intimate History
Written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $19.99

A vivid and personal portrait of America’s greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation—the companion volume to the seven-part PBS documentary series
 
With 796 photographs, some never before seen
 
The authors of the acclaimed and best-selling The Civil War, Jazz, The War, and Baseball present... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, eBook and a hardcover.
Wealth and Power
Wealth and Power
Written by Orville Schell and John Delury
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812976250
Our Price: $17.00
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Wealth and Power
China's Long March to the Twenty-first Century
Written by Orville Schell and John Delury


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.00

Through a series of lively and absorbing portraits of iconic modern Chinese leaders and thinkers, two of today’s foremost specialists on China provide a panoramic narrative of this country’s rise to preeminence that is at once analytical and personal. How did a nation, after a long and painful period of dynastic... Read more >
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Operation Market-Garden 1944 (1)
Operation Market-Garden 1944 (1)
Written by Steven Zaloga
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008163
Our Price: $21.95
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Operation Market-Garden 1944 (1)
The American Airborne Missions
Written by Steven Zaloga


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $21.95

Immortalized by the movie A Bridge Too Far, the parachute landings of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions were the first part of an Allied breakthrough attempt. In the late summer of 1944, the First Allied Airborne Army began to plan a complex operation to seize a Rhine River Bridge at... Read more >
Operation Market-Garden 1944 (1)
The American Airborne Missions
Written by Steven Zaloga


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

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F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen
Pacific Theater 1943-44
Written by Edward Young
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $15.95

In the key Pacific War battles of the Marianas Turkey Shoot, Leyte Gulf, and in and around Japan itself (from late 1943 through to VJ-Day) the principal fighters involved were the F6F Hellcat and the A6M5/7 Zero-sen. The former was Grumman's successor to the pugnacious Wildcat, and its creation was shaped... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen
F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen
Written by Edward Young, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008132
Our Price: $18.95
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F6F Hellcat vs A6M Zero-sen
Pacific Theater 1943-44
Written by Edward Young
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $18.95

In the key Pacific War battles of the Marianas Turkey Shoot, Leyte Gulf, and in and around Japan itself (from late 1943 through to VJ-Day) the principal fighters involved were the F6F Hellcat and the A6M5/7 Zero-sen. The former was Grumman's successor to the pugnacious Wildcat, and its creation was shaped... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Harold and Jack
Harold and Jack
Written by Christopher Sandford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149352
Our Price: $25.95
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Harold and Jack
The Remarkable Friendship of Prime Minister Macmillan and President Kennedy
Written by Christopher Sandford


Format: Hardcover, 332 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $25.95

Acclaimed biographer Christopher Sandford tells the engrossing story of the unlikely friendship between British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and President John F. Kennedy, a crucial political and personal relationship during the most dangerous days of the Cold War. 

This is the story of the many-layered relationship between two iconic leaders of the... Read more >
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Harold and Jack
The Remarkable Friendship of Prime Minister Macmillan and President Kennedy
Written by Christopher Sandford


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 19, 2014
Price: $11.99

Acclaimed biographer Christopher Sandford tells the engrossing story of the unlikely friendship between British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and President John F. Kennedy, a crucial political and personal relationship during the most dangerous days of the Cold War. 

This is the story of the many-layered relationship between two iconic leaders of the... Read more >
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From Fatwa to Jihad
From Fatwa to Jihad
Written by Kenan Malik
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194059
Our Price: $22.00
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From Fatwa to Jihad
The Rushdie Affair and Its Aftermath
Written by Kenan Malik


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $22.00

THE #1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER
A Finalist for the George Orwell Book Prize

“It would be absurd to think that a book can cause riots,” Salman Rushdie asserted just months before the publication of his novel The Satanic Verses. But that’s exactly what happened. In England, protests started just months after... Read more >
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