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Superman
Superman
Written by Larry Tye, Read by Scott Brick
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307990112
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Superman
The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero
Written by Larry Tye
Read by Scott Brick


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 12, 2012
Price: $22.50

Seventy-five years after he came to life, Superman remains one of America’s most adored and enduring heroes. Now Larry Tye, the prize-winning journalist and New York Times bestselling author of Satchel, has written the first full-fledged history not just of the Man of Steel but of the creators, designers, owners, and... Read more >
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America the Philosophical
America the Philosophical
Written by Carlin Romano
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ISBN: 9780307958211
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America the Philosophical

Written by Carlin Romano


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $13.99

   A bold, insightful book that rejects the myth of America the Unphilosophical, arguing that America today towers as the most philosophical culture in the history of the world, an unprecedented marketplace of truth and argument that far surpasses ancient Greece or any other place one can name.
   With verve and keen intelligence... Read more >
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Army Childhood
Army Childhood
Written by Clare Gibson
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ISBN: 9780747810995
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Army Childhood
British Army Children's Lives and Times
Written by Clare Gibson


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $12.95

An army childhood is a peripatetic childhood. Taking the Napoleonic Wars as its starting point, Army Childhood sheds light on such crucial aspects of the army-child experience as the places that the children of British Army soldiers have called home, and on how they have been transported, housed, cared for, educated... Read more >
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The German Home Front 1939-45

Written by Brian Davis
Illustrated by Malcolm McGregor


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 22, 2012
Price: $14.95

Osprey's examination of Germany's home front situation during World War II (1939-1945). At the outbreak of war in 1939 Germany was committed to the concept of Blitzkrieg - a swift and decisive war. Yet, the reality became something very different as every corner of German society was hit by the realities of... Read more >
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Bunch of Amateurs
Bunch of Amateurs
Written by Jack Hitt
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ISBN: 9780307955180
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Bunch of Amateurs
A Search for the American Character
Written by Jack Hitt


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $11.99

WHAT IS IT THAT DRIVES THE SUCCESS OF AMERICA AND THE IDENTITY OF ITS PEOPLE? ACCLAIMED WRITER AND CONTRIBUTING EDITOR TO THIS AMERICAN LIFE JACK HITT THINKS IT’S BECAUSE WE’RE ALL A BUNCH OF AMATEURS.

America’s self-invented tinkerers are back at it in their metaphorical garages—fiddling with everything from solar-powered cars to... Read more >
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Bunch of Amateurs
Bunch of Amateurs
Written by Jack Hitt, Read by Peter Colburn
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ISBN: 9780307990334
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Bunch of Amateurs
A Search for the American Character
Written by Jack Hitt
Read by Peter Colburn


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $20.00

WHAT IS IT THAT DRIVES THE SUCCESS OF AMERICA AND THE IDENTITY OF ITS PEOPLE? ACCLAIMED WRITER AND CONTRIBUTING EDITOR TO THIS AMERICAN LIFE JACK HITT THINKS IT’S BECAUSE WE’RE ALL A BUNCH OF AMATEURS.

America’s self-invented tinkerers are back at it in their metaphorical garages—fiddling with everything from solar-powered cars to... Read more >
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The Castle, Second Edition
The Castle, Second Edition
Written by Richard Stamm
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588343512
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The Castle, Second Edition
An Illustrated History of the Smithsonian Building
Written by Richard Stamm


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $21.95

When visitors to the nation's capital embark on a day of museum visits at the National Mall, the most striking building in their midst is undoubtedly the Smithsonian  Castle. Its iconic architecture has come to symbolize  the Smithsonian.  Today the Castle is both central administration building for the entire Smithsonian  Insititution...

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Outlaw Marriages
Outlaw Marriages
Written by Rodger Streitmatter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807003343
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Outlaw Marriages
The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples
Written by Rodger Streitmatter


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $26.95

For more than a century before gay marriage became a hot-button political issue, same-sex unions flourished in America. Pairs of men and pairs of women joined together in committed unions, standing by each other “for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health” for periods of thirty or forty—sometimes as many... Read more >
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Outlaw Marriages
The Hidden Histories of Fifteen Extraordinary Same-Sex Couples
Written by Rodger Streitmatter


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $26.95

For more than a century before gay marriage became a hot-button political issue, same-sex unions flourished in America. Pairs of men and pairs of women joined together in committed unions, standing by each other “for richer for poorer, in sickness and in health” for periods of thirty or forty—sometimes as many... Read more >
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1970s Britain
1970s Britain
Written by Janet Shepherd and John Shepherd
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747810971
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1970s Britain
1970-1979
Written by Janet Shepherd and John Shepherd


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $15.95

The 1970s is remembered as a decade of punk rock, the Winter of Discontent, Bloody Sunday and The Female Eunuch. The iconic images of the 70s, from the break-up of the Beatles to the striking Merseyside graveyard diggers and mountains of municipal rubbish in Leicester Square, provide a glimpse into the... Read more >
Royal Jubilees
Royal Jubilees
Written by Judith Millidge
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747811671
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Royal Jubilees

Written by Judith Millidge


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $12.95

In 1809-10 thanksgiving ceremonies and feasts across the nation ushered George III into his fiftieth year as king. This was the first British celebration of a royal jubilee, and set the mould for the five that have since followed: processions, fireworks, construction of monuments, the striking of special coins and medals... Read more >
Revelations
Revelations
Written by Elaine Pagels, Read by Lorna Raver
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307988263
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Revelations
Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation
Written by Elaine Pagels
Read by Lorna Raver


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $35.00

Elaine Pagels explores the surprising history of the most controversial book of the Bible.
In the waning days of the Roman Empire, militant Jews in Jerusalem had waged an
all-out war against Rome’s occupation of Judea, and their defeat resulted in the desecration
of the Great Temple in Jerusalem. In the aftermath of that... Read more >
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Revelations
Revelations
Written by Elaine Pagels, Read by Lorna Raver
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ISBN: 9780307988270
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Revelations
Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation
Written by Elaine Pagels
Read by Lorna Raver


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $17.50

Elaine Pagels explores the surprising history of the most controversial book of the Bible.
In the waning days of the Roman Empire, militant Jews in Jerusalem had waged an
all-out war against Rome’s occupation of Judea, and their defeat resulted in the desecration
of the Great Temple in Jerusalem. In the aftermath of that... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD.
World War II Allied Nursing Services

Written by Martin Brayley
Illustrated by Ramiro Bujeiro


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

The skill and care of the women of the Allied military nursing services was remembered gratefully by hundreds of thousands of wounded servicemen of World War II (1939-1945). The small peacetime services increased rapidly by enrolling reservists and volunteers; the great majority of the nurses who cared for Allied casualties were... Read more >
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Mad as Hell
Mad as Hell
Written by Dominic Sandbrook
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400077243
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Mad as Hell
The Crisis of the 1970s and the Rise of the Populist Right
Written by Dominic Sandbrook


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $17.95

“I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore!” The words of Howard Beale, the fictional anchorman in 1976’s hit film Network, struck a chord with a generation of Americans. In this colourful new history, Dominic Sandbrook ranges seamlessly over the political, economic, and cultural high (and low)...

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On an Irish Island
On an Irish Island
Written by Robert Kanigel
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ISBN: 9780307957481
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On an Irish Island

Written by Robert Kanigel


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

On an Irish Island is a love letter to a vanished way of life, in which Robert Kanigel, the highly praised author of The Man Who Knew Infinity and The One Best Way, tells the story of the Great Blasket, a wildly beautiful island off the west coast of Ireland, renowned... Read more >
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Borrow
Borrow
Written by Louis Hyman
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ISBN: 9780307741684
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The American Way of Debt
Written by Louis Hyman


Format: Trade Paperback, 306 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $15.00

In this lively history of consumer debt in America, economic historian Louis Hyman demonstrates that today’s problems are not as new as we think.
 
Borrow examines how the rise of consumer borrowing—virtually unknown before the twentieth century—has altered our culture and economy. Starting in the years before the Great Depression, increased... Read more >
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Borrow
Borrow
Written by Louis Hyman
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ISBN: 9780307744906
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The American Way of Debt
Written by Louis Hyman


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $13.99

In this lively history of consumer debt in America, economic historian Louis Hyman demonstrates that today’s problems are not as new as we think.
 
Borrow examines how the rise of consumer borrowing—virtually unknown before the twentieth century—has altered our culture and economy. Starting in the years before the Great Depression, increased... Read more >
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Slacks and Calluses
Our Summer in a Bomber Factory
Written by Constance Bowman
Illustrated by Clara Marie Allen


Format: eBook, 200 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $15.95

   In 1943 two spirited young teachers decided to do their part for the war effort by spending their summer vacation working the swing shift on a B-24 production line at a San Diego bomber plant. Entering a male-dominated realm of welding torches and bomb bays, they learned to use tools that... Read more >
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Why We Fought
Forging American Obligations in World War II
Written by Robert B. Westbrook


Format: eBook, 166 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $19.95

Why We Fought is a timely and provocative analysis that examines why Americans really chose to sacrifice and commit themselves to World War II. Unlike other depictions of the patriotic “greatest generation,” Westbrook argues that, strictly speaking, Americans in World War II were not instructed to fight, work, or die for... Read more >
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Glock
Glock
Written by Paul M. Barrett
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307719935
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Glock
The Rise of America's Gun
Written by Paul M. Barrett


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $26.00

Based on fifteen years of research, Glock is the riveting story of the weapon that has become known as American’s gun.  Today the Glock pistol has been embraced by two-thirds of all U.S. police departments, glamorized in countless Hollywood movies, and featured as a ubiquitous presence on prime-time TV. It has... Read more >
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Glock
Glock
Written by Paul M. Barrett
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ISBN: 9780307719942
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Glock
The Rise of America's Gun
Written by Paul M. Barrett


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $11.99

Based on fifteen years of research, Glock is the riveting story of the weapon that has become known as American’s gun.  Today the Glock pistol has been embraced by two-thirds of all U.S. police departments, glamorized in countless Hollywood movies, and featured as a ubiquitous presence on prime-time TV. It has... Read more >
Glock
Glock
Written by Paul M. Barrett, Read by Kiff VandenHeuvel
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ISBN: 9780449009895
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Glock
The Rise of America's Gun
Written by Paul M. Barrett
Read by Kiff VandenHeuvel


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $20.00

Based on fifteen years of research, Glock is the riveting story of the weapon that has become known as American’s gun.  Today the Glock pistol has been embraced by two-thirds of all U.S. police departments, glamorized in countless Hollywood movies, and featured as a ubiquitous presence on prime-time TV. It has... Read more >
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Fraternity
Fraternity
Written by Diane Brady
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385524742
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Fraternity
In 1968, a visionary priest recruited 20 black men to the College of the Holy Cross and changed their lives and the course of history.
Written by Diane Brady


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $25.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
San Francisco Chronicle • The Plain Dealer

The inspiring true story of a group of young men whose lives were changed by a visionary mentor

 
On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month... Read more >
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Fraternity
Fraternity
Written by Diane Brady
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ISBN: 9780385529624
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Fraternity
In 1968, a visionary priest recruited 20 black men to the College of the Holy Cross and changed their lives and the course of history.
Written by Diane Brady


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $12.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
San Francisco Chronicle • The Plain Dealer

The inspiring true story of a group of young men whose lives were changed by a visionary mentor

 
On April 4, 1968, the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., shocked the nation. Later that month... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
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