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Gambling
Vegas, Birmingham, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by Harry Belafonte


Format: eBook, 32 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $0.99

An eBook short.

A participant’s portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement, from Harry Belafonte’s memoir of activism and entertainment, My Song.

Birmingham, Alabama in 1963 was one of the most segregated cities in America. It had segregated lunch counters, restrooms, and water fountains. It had a nickname... Read more >
The Radical King

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The Radical King
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Cornel West
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807012826
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The Radical King

Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Cornel West


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $26.95

A revealing collection that restores Dr. King as being every bit as radical as Malcolm X
 
“I imagine you already know that I am much more socialistic in my economic theory than capitalistic. . . . [Capitalism] started out with a noble and high motive . . . but like most... Read more >
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The Radical King

Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Cornel West


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 13, 2015
Price: $26.95

A revealing collection that restores Dr. King as being every bit as radical as Malcolm X
 
“I imagine you already know that I am much more socialistic in my economic theory than capitalistic. . . . [Capitalism] started out with a noble and high motive . . . but like most... Read more >
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Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics
Written by Harry Lembeck


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $12.99

In August 1906, black soldiers stationed in Brownsville, Texas, were accused of going on a lawless rampage in which shots were fired, one man was killed, and another wounded. Because the perpetrators could never be positively identified, President Theodore Roosevelt took the highly unusual step of discharging without honor all one... Read more >
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Taking on Theodore Roosevelt

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Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
Written by Harry Lembeck
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149543
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Taking on Theodore Roosevelt
How One Senator Defied the President on Brownsville and Shook American Politics
Written by Harry Lembeck


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2015
Price: $27.00

In August 1906, black soldiers stationed in Brownsville, Texas, were accused of going on a lawless rampage in which shots were fired, one man was killed, and another wounded. Because the perpetrators could never be positively identified, President Theodore Roosevelt took the highly unusual step of discharging without honor all one... Read more >
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Tex Johnston
Jet-Age Test Pilot
Written by A. M. "Tex" Johnston


Format: eBook, 274 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $17.95

One of America's most daring and accomplished test pilots, Tex Johnston flew the first US jet airplanes and, in a career spanning the 1930s through the 1970s, helped create the jet age at such pioneering aersospace companies as Bell Aircraft and Boeing. Read more >
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Visions of a Flying Machine
The Wright Brothers and the Process of Invention
Written by Peter L. Jakab


Format: eBook, 282 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $18.95

This acclaimed book on the Wright Brothers takes the reader straight to the heart of their remarkable achievement, focusing on the technology and offering a clear, concise chronicle of precisely what they accomplished and how they did it. This book deals with the process of the invention of the airplane and... Read more >
The World of Raymond Chandler
The World of Raymond Chandler
Written by Raymond Chandler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385352376
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The World of Raymond Chandler
In His Own Words
Written by Raymond Chandler


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $13.99

 Raymond Chandler never wrote a memoir or autobiography. The closest he came to writing either was in—and around—his novels, shorts stories, and letters. There have been books that describe and evaluate Chandler’s life, but to find out what he himself felt about his life and work, Barry Day, editor of The...

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The World of Raymond Chandler
The World of Raymond Chandler
Written by Raymond Chandler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385352369
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The World of Raymond Chandler
In His Own Words
Written by Raymond Chandler


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2014
Price: $27.95

 Raymond Chandler never wrote a memoir or autobiography. The closest he came to writing either was in—and around—his novels, shorts stories, and letters. There have been books that describe and evaluate Chandler’s life, but to find out what he himself felt about his life and work, Barry Day, editor of The...

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The Jew Who Defeated Hitler
Henry Morgenthau Jr., FDR, and How We Won The War
Written by Peter Moreira


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $11.99

President Franklin D. Roosevelt coined the slogan “The Arsenal of Democracy” to describe American might during the grim years of World War II.  The man who financed that arsenal was his Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Morgenthau Jr. This is the first book to focus on the wartime achievements of this... Read more >
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The Jew Who Defeated Hitler
The Jew Who Defeated Hitler
Written by Peter Moreira
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149581
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The Jew Who Defeated Hitler
Henry Morgenthau Jr., FDR, and How We Won the War
Written by Peter Moreira


Format: Hardcover, 348 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $25.00

President Franklin D. Roosevelt coined the slogan “The Arsenal of Democracy” to describe American might during the grim years of World War II.  The man who financed that arsenal was his Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Morgenthau Jr. This is the first book to focus on the wartime achievements of this... Read more >
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Unto the Sons
Unto the Sons
Written by Gay Talese
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307765413
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Unto the Sons

Written by Gay Talese


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2014
Price: $11.99

"An Italian ROOTS." The Washington Post Book World
At long last, Gay Talese, one of America's greatest living authors, employs his prodigious storytelling gifts to tell the saga of his own family's emigration to America from Italy in the years preceding World War II. Ultimately it is the story of all immigrant... Read more >
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Two Days in June
Two Days in June
Written by Andrew Cohen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771023873
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Two Days in June
John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History
Written by Andrew Cohen


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $29.95

On two consecutive days in June 1963, in two lyrical speeches, John F. Kennedy pivots dramatically and boldly on the two greatest issues of his time: nuclear arms and civil rights. In language unheard in lily white, Cold War America, he appeals to Americans to see both the Russians and the...

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Two Days in June
Two Days in June
Written by Andrew Cohen
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ISBN: 9780771023880
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Two Days in June
John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History
Written by Andrew Cohen


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $14.99

On two consecutive days in June 1963, in two lyrical speeches, John F. Kennedy pivots dramatically and boldly on the two greatest issues of his time: nuclear arms and civil rights. In language unheard in lily white, Cold War America, he appeals to Americans to see both the Russians and the...

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Family Circle
Family Circle
Written by Susan Braudy
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804153614
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Family Circle
The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left
Written by Susan Braudy


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2014
Price: $11.99

When Kathy Boudin was arrested in 1981 after a botched armed robbery and shootout that left a Brinks guard and two policemen dead, she ended a decade living underground as part of the radical Weathermen underground; she would spend the next 22 years in Bedford Hills prison. In Family Circle, Boudin’s former classmate... Read more >
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The Georgetown Set
The Georgetown Set
Written by Gregg Herken
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307271181
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The Georgetown Set
Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
Written by Gregg Herken


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $30.00

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington—a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War over cocktails and dinner.

In the years after World War II, Georgetown’s leafy streets were home to an unlikely group of Cold Warriors: a coterie of... Read more >
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The Georgetown Set
The Georgetown Set
Written by Gregg Herken
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385353045
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The Georgetown Set
Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
Written by Gregg Herken


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington—a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War over cocktails and dinner.

In the years after World War II, Georgetown’s leafy streets were home to an unlikely group of Cold Warriors: a coterie of... Read more >
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore, Read by Jill Lepore
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553551341
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore
Read by Jill Lepore


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $20.00

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 >
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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 >
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385354042
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $29.95

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 >
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On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375505805
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith


Format: Hardcover, 880 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $38.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller... Read more >
On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith
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ISBN: 9780812996876
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith


Format: eBook, 880 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $16.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller... Read more >
On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith, Read by Paul Michael
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553398755
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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Read by Paul Michael


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $65.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller... Read more >
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On His Own Terms
On His Own Terms
Written by Richard Norton Smith, Read by Paul Michael
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553398762
Our Price: $32.50

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On His Own Terms
A Life of Nelson Rockefeller
Written by Richard Norton Smith
Read by Paul Michael


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $32.50

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling figures of the twentieth century.

 
Fourteen years in the making, this magisterial biography of the original Rockefeller... Read more >
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America's Secret MiG Squadron
America's Secret MiG Squadron
Written by Gaillard R. Peck Jr.
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472804846
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America's Secret MiG Squadron
The Red Eagles of Project CONSTANT PEG
Written by Gaillard R. Peck Jr.


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $19.95

For more than a decade at the height of the Cold War, the US Air Force operated a covert, top secret training program called CONSTANT PEG. In 2006 the program was eventually declassified and the incredible story of America's secret MiGs emerged. For the first time one of the original "Red... Read more >
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