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The Embrace of Unreason
The Embrace of Unreason
Written by Frederick Brown
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307595157
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The Embrace of Unreason
France, 1914-1940
Written by Frederick Brown


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $28.95

From acclaimed biographer and cultural historian, author of For the Soul of France (“Masterful history” —Henry Kissinger), Zola (“Magnificent” —The New Yorker), and Flaubert (“Impeccable” —James Wood, cover, The New York Times Book Review)—a brilliant reconsideration of the events and the political, social, and religious movements that led to France’s embrace... Read more >
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The Embrace of Unreason
The Embrace of Unreason
Written by Frederick Brown
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ISBN: 9780385351638
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The Embrace of Unreason
France, 1914-1940
Written by Frederick Brown


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $14.99

From acclaimed biographer and cultural historian, author of For the Soul of France (“Masterful history” —Henry Kissinger), Zola (“Magnificent” —The New Yorker), and Flaubert (“Impeccable” —James Wood, cover, The New York Times Book Review)—a brilliant reconsideration of the events and the political, social, and religious movements that led to France’s embrace... Read more >
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The Eternal Nazi
The Eternal Nazi
Written by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385532433
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The Eternal Nazi
From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim
Written by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $27.95

From the New York Times reporters who first uncovered S.S. officer Aribert Heim’s secret life in Egypt comes the never-before-told story of the most hunted Nazi war criminal in the world.

Dr. Aribert Heim worked at the Mauthausen concentration camp for only a few months in 1941 but left a devastating mark... Read more >
The Eternal Nazi
The Eternal Nazi
Written by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet
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The Eternal Nazi
From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim
Written by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $13.99

From the New York Times reporters who first uncovered S.S. officer Aribert Heim’s secret life in Egypt comes the never-before-told story of the most hunted Nazi war criminal in the world.

Dr. Aribert Heim worked at the Mauthausen concentration camp for only a few months in 1941 but left a devastating mark... Read more >
The Eternal Nazi
The Eternal Nazi
Written by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet, Read by Paul Boehmer
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804166416
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The Eternal Nazi
From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim
Written by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet
Read by Paul Boehmer


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $35.00

From the New York Times reporters who first uncovered S.S. officer Aribert Heim’s secret life in Egypt comes the never-before-told story of the most hunted Nazi war criminal in the world.

Dr. Aribert Heim worked at the Mauthausen concentration camp for only a few months in 1941 but left a devastating mark... Read more >
The Eternal Nazi
The Eternal Nazi
Written by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet, Read by Paul Boehmer
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ISBN: 9780804166423
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The Eternal Nazi
From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim
Written by Nicholas Kulish and Souad Mekhennet
Read by Paul Boehmer


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $17.50

From the New York Times reporters who first uncovered S.S. officer Aribert Heim’s secret life in Egypt comes the never-before-told story of the most hunted Nazi war criminal in the world.

Dr. Aribert Heim worked at the Mauthausen concentration camp for only a few months in 1941 but left a devastating mark... Read more >
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Rising Sun, Falling Skies
Rising Sun, Falling Skies
Written by Jeffrey Cox
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781780967264
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Rising Sun, Falling Skies
The Disastrous Java Sea Campaign of World War II
Written by Jeffrey Cox


Format: Hardcover, 504 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $29.95

A fresh look at the disastrous Java Sea Campaign of 1941–42 which heralded a wave of Japanese naval victories in the Pacific but which eventually sowed the seeds of their eventual change in fortunes.

In the immediate aftermath of Pearl Harbor, the Japanese juggernaut quickly racked up victory after victory. Desperate...

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Rising Sun, Falling Skies
The Disastrous Java Sea Campaign of World War II
Written by Jeffrey Cox


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $9.99

A fresh look at the disastrous Java Sea Campaign of 1941–42 which heralded a wave of Japanese naval victories in the Pacific but which eventually sowed the seeds of their eventual change in fortunes.

In the immediate aftermath of Pearl Harbor, the Japanese juggernaut quickly racked up victory after victory. Desperate...

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Bayonne and Toulouse 1813-14
Wellington invades France
Written by Nick Lipscombe


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

The news of Wellington's momentous victory at Vitoria on 21 June 1813 reached London in early July. The celebration spawned an expectation of a rapid conclusion to events in the Peninsula. His Majesty's Government gave authority for Wellington to invade France and made noises and plans for the redeployment of the... Read more >
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Bayonne and Toulouse 1813-14
Bayonne and Toulouse 1813-14
Written by Nick Lipscombe
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472802774
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Bayonne and Toulouse 1813-14
Wellington invades France
Written by Nick Lipscombe


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $21.95

The news of Wellington's momentous victory at Vitoria on 21 June 1813 reached London in early July. The celebration spawned an expectation of a rapid conclusion to events in the Peninsula. His Majesty's Government gave authority for Wellington to invade France and made noises and plans for the redeployment of the... Read more >
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The Bridge at Andau
The Bridge at Andau
Written by James A. Michener, Introduction by Steve Berry
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ISBN: 9780804151481
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The Bridge at Andau
The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People
Written by James A. Michener
Introduction by Steve Berry


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $7.99

The Bridge at Andau is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels. For five brief, glorious days in the autumn of 1956, the Hungarian revolution gave its people a glimpse at a...

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The Diners Out Handbook
The Diners Out Handbook
Written by Alfred H. Miles
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781908402950
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The Diners Out Handbook
A Pocket Handbook on the Manners and Customs of Society Functions
Written by Alfred H. Miles


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

This charming pocket handbook is a complete guide to the manners, customs and etiquette of the glamorous 1920s. Each chapter gives detailed instructions for a specific type of social event: what to expect, how to dress, suggested yarns for the raconteur and instructions for deft, witty self-expression. As lively and amusing...

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The Diners Out Handbook
Etiquette in the Jazz Age
Written by Alfred Miles


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $10.95

This charming pocket handbook is a complete guide to the manners, customs and etiquette of the glamorous 1920s. Each chapter gives detailed instructions for a specific type of social event: what to expect, how to dress, suggested yarns for the raconteur and instructions for deft, witty self-expression. As lively and amusing...

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F6F Hellcat Aces of VF-9
F6F Hellcat Aces of VF-9
Written by Edward Young
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782003359
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F6F Hellcat Aces of VF-9

Written by Edward Young


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $22.95

After Pearl Harbor, the US Navy's VF-9 carrier fighter group formed, seeing action in North Africa, The Marshalls, Kwajelein, Truk, the Marianas Turkey Shoot and on to Tokyo and Okinawa.

VF-9 was activated in March 1942 as part of Carrier Air Group (CAG) 9, one of the many air groups the US... Read more >
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F6F Hellcat Aces of VF-9

Written by Edward Young
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

After Pearl Harbor, the US Navy's VF-9 carrier fighter group formed, seeing action in North Africa, The Marshalls, Kwajelein, Truk, the Marianas Turkey Shoot and on to Tokyo and Okinawa.

VF-9 was activated in March 1942 as part of Carrier Air Group (CAG) 9, one of the many air groups the US... Read more >
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Fashion in the 1920s
Fashion in the 1920s
Written by Jayne Shrimpton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813088
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Fashion in the 1920s

Written by Jayne Shrimpton


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

The 1920s ushered in drastic changes as fashion abruptly changes from the corseted world of the 1910s to rouge, flapper dresses, cigarette holders, Bobbed hair, rising hemlines and the "anything goes" attitude of the Roaring '20s! This is the birth of modern fashion, a hugely important milestone in fashion history, and...

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Letters from the Front
From the First World War to the Present Day
Written by Andrew Roberts


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $9.99

Similar to Letters From Iwo Jima and All Quiet On The Western Front, this book tells the story of young men from many nations thrown into the crucible of war, fighting not just to survive, but to understand what was happening to them and their comrades. It tells it in the... Read more >
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Letters from the Front
Letters from the Front
Written by Andrew Roberts
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ISBN: 9781472803344
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Letters from the Front
From the First World War to the Present Day
Written by Andrew Roberts


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $15.95

Similar to Letters From Iwo Jima and All Quiet On The Western Front, this book tells the story of young men from many nations thrown into the crucible of war, fighting not just to survive, but to understand what was happening to them and their comrades. It tells it in the... Read more >
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The Victorian Gardener
The Victorian Gardener
Written by Caroline Ikin, Illustrated by Graham Turner
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ISBN: 9780747813279
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The Victorian Gardener

Written by Caroline Ikin
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

Over the course of the nineteenth century gardening came to be considered a respectable profession, providing a means to an education, a good chance of advancement and decent working conditions. The hierarchy of the garden staff became just as regimented as that of domestic servants, and progression was attained by hard... Read more >
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SEALS, UDT, FROGMEN
SEALS, UDT, FROGMEN
Written by Darryl Young
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804151214
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SEALS, UDT, FROGMEN
Men Under Pressure
Written by Darryl Young


Format: eBook, 360 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

Sixty-one true stories from men who have served in the U.S. Navy's toughest combat and reconnaissance units. Read more >
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The First Four Notes
The First Four Notes
Written by Matthew Guerrieri
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ISBN: 9780804170192
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The First Four Notes
Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination
Written by Matthew Guerrieri


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

A TIME Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2012
A New Yorker Best Book of the Year
Los Angeles Magazine's #1 Music Book of the Year

This revelatory book of music history examines what is perhaps the best known and most-popular symphony ever written—and its famous four-note opening. Reaching back before Beethoven’s time, Matthew... Read more >
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A Child of Christian Blood
A Child of Christian Blood
Written by Edmund Levin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780805243246
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A Child of Christian Blood
Murder and Conspiracy in Tsarist Russia: The Beilis Blood Libel
Written by Edmund Levin


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $15.99

A Jewish factory worker is falsely accused of ritually murdering a Christian boy in Russia in 1911, and his trial becomes an international cause célèbre.
 
On March 20, 1911, thirteen-year-old Andrei Yushchinsky was found stabbed to death in a cave on the outskirts of Kiev. Four months later, Russian police arrested Mendel...

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A Child of Christian Blood
A Child of Christian Blood
Written by Edmund Levin
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ISBN: 9780805242997
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A Child of Christian Blood
Murder and Conspiracy in Tsarist Russia: The Beilis Blood Libel
Written by Edmund Levin


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $29.95

A Jewish factory worker is falsely accused of ritually murdering a Christian boy in Russia in 1911, and his trial becomes an international cause célèbre.
 
On March 20, 1911, thirteen-year-old Andrei Yushchinsky was found stabbed to death in a cave on the outskirts of Kiev. Four months later, Russian police arrested Mendel...

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World Report 2014
World Report 2014
Written by Human Rights Watch, Introduction by Kenneth Roth
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805555
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World Report 2014
Events of 2013
Written by Human Rights Watch
Introduction by Kenneth Roth


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $30.00

Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014 is the global rights watchdog’s flagship twenty-fourth annual review of global trends and news in human rights. An invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and citizens, it features not only incisive country surveys but also several hard-hitting essays highlighting key human rights issues. World Report 2014... Read more >
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World Report 2014
Events of 2013
Written by Human Rights Watch
Introduction by Kenneth Roth


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $30.00

Human Rights Watch’s World Report 2014 is the global rights watchdog’s flagship twenty-fourth annual review of global trends and news in human rights. An invaluable resource for journalists, diplomats, and citizens, it features not only incisive country surveys but also several hard-hitting essays highlighting key human rights issues. World Report 2014... Read more >
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