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Welcome to Mars
Welcome to Mars
Written by Ken Hollings, Foreword by Erik Davis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947616
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Welcome to Mars
Politics, Pop Culture, and Weird Science in 1950s America
Written by Ken Hollings
Foreword by Erik Davis


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $12.95

Welcome to Mars is a captivating look at the culture of postwar America and its dream of limitless technological and human development. Utilizing declassified government archives, newspaper records, ad campaigns, and B-movies of the period, Hollings weaves an intricate web of Cold War politics, UFO scares, psychedelic research, and 1950s pop... Read more >
Wrapped in the Flag
Wrapped in the Flag
Written by Claire Conner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807033319
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Wrapped in the Flag
What I Learned Growing Up in America's Radical Right, How I Escaped, and Why My Story Matters Today
Written by Claire Conner


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2014
Price: $16.00

A narrative history of the John Birch Society by a daughter of one of the infamous ultraconservative organization’s founding fathers.

Named a best nonfiction book of 2013 by Kirkus Reviews and the Tampa Bay Times

 
Long before the rise of the Tea Party movement and the prominence of today’s religious Right, the... Read more >
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Maximalist
Maximalist
Written by Stephen Sestanovich
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307268174
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Maximalist
America in the World from Truman to Obama
Written by Stephen Sestanovich


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $28.95

From a writer with long and high-level experience in the U.S. government, a startling and provocative assessment of America’s global dominance. Maximalist puts the history of our foreign policy in an unexpected new light, while drawing fresh, compelling lessons for the present and future.

When the United States has succeeded in... Read more >
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Maximalist
Maximalist
Written by Stephen Sestanovich
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ISBN: 9780385349666
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Maximalist
America in the World from Truman to Obama
Written by Stephen Sestanovich


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $14.99

From a writer with long and high-level experience in the U.S. government, a startling and provocative assessment of America’s global dominance. Maximalist puts the history of our foreign policy in an unexpected new light, while drawing fresh, compelling lessons for the present and future.

When the United States has succeeded in... Read more >
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Those Angry Days
Those Angry Days
Written by Lynne Olson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982145
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Those Angry Days
Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941
Written by Lynne Olson


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $16.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND KIRKUS REVIEWS

From the acclaimed author of Citizens of London comes the definitive account of the debate over American intervention in World War II—a bitter, sometimes violent clash of personalities... Read more >
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Waking from the Dream
Waking from the Dream
Written by David L. Chappell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400065462
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Waking from the Dream
The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by David L. Chappell


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $27.00

The author of A Stone of Hope, called “one of the three or four most important books on the civil rights movement” by The Atlantic Monthly, turns his attention to the years after Martin Luther King’s assassination—and provides a sweeping history of the struggle to keep the civil rights movement alive... Read more >
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Waking from the Dream
Waking from the Dream
Written by David L. Chappell
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ISBN: 9780812994667
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Waking from the Dream
The Struggle for Civil Rights in the Shadow of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Written by David L. Chappell


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $13.99

The author of A Stone of Hope, called “one of the three or four most important books on the civil rights movement” by The Atlantic Monthly, turns his attention to the years after Martin Luther King’s assassination—and provides a sweeping history of the struggle to keep the civil rights movement alive... Read more >
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We Have Capture
Tom Stafford and the Space Race
Written by Thomas P. Stafford and Michael Cassutt


Format: eBook, 302 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $16.95

What an amazing career. Tom Stafford attained the highest speed ever reached by a test pilot (28,547 mph), carried a cosmonaut’s coffin with Soviet Secretary Leonid Brezhnev, led the team that designed the sequence of missions leading to the original lunar landing, and drafted the original specifications for the B-2 stealth... Read more >
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The Burglary
The Burglary
Written by Betty Medsger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307962959
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The Burglary
The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Written by Betty Medsger


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $29.95

The never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists—quiet, ordinary, hardworking Americans—that made clear the shocking truth and confirmed what some had long suspected, that J. Edgar Hoover had created and was operating, in violation of the U.S. Constitution... Read more >
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The Burglary
The Burglary
Written by Betty Medsger
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ISBN: 9780307962966
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The Burglary
The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Written by Betty Medsger


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $14.99

The never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, by a group of unlikely activists—quiet, ordinary, hardworking Americans—that made clear the shocking truth and confirmed what some had long suspected, that J. Edgar Hoover had created and was operating, in violation of the U.S. Constitution... Read more >
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JFK: Caso abierto
JFK: Caso abierto
Written by Philip Shenon
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804171434
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JFK: Caso abierto
La historia secreta del asesinato de Kennedy
Written by Philip Shenon


Format: eBook, 832 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $14.99

La explosiva crónica del asesinato de John F. Kennedy que obligará a reescribir la historia del magnicidio más famoso del siglo veinte.
 
Una tarde de la primavera de 2008, sonó el teléfono de Philip Shenon en la delegación de The New York Times en Washington. Quien llamaba era un importante... Read more >
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The Imperial Season
America's Capital in the Time of the First Ambassadors, 1893-1918
Written by William Seale


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $27.95

This story of the young city of Washington coming up in the international scene is populated with presidents, foreign diplomats, civil servants, architects, artists, and influential hosts and hostesses who were enamored of the idea of world power but had little idea of the responsibilities involved.

Between the Spanish American War and... Read more >
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The Imperial Season
The Imperial Season
Written by William Seale
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343918
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The Imperial Season
America's Capital in the Time of the First Ambassadors, 1893-1918
Written by William Seale


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $27.95

This story of the young city of Washington coming up in the international scene is populated with presidents, foreign diplomats, civil servants, architects, artists, and influential hosts and hostesses who were enamored of the idea of world power but had little idea of the responsibilities involved.

Between the Spanish American War and... Read more >
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Nature Wars
Nature Wars
Written by Jim Sterba
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307341976
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Nature Wars
The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards into Battlegrounds
Written by Jim Sterba


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $14.95

For four hundred years, explorers, traders, and settlers plundered North American wildlife in an escalating rampage, but in the twentieth century an incredible turnaround took place. Conservationists created wildlife sanctuaries, restored habitats, and imposed regulations on hunters and trappers. Over decades, they nursed many wild populations back to health.

   Then, after World War II, something...

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The Right Path
The Right Path
Written by Joe Scarborough
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812996142
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The Right Path
From Ike to Reagan, How Republicans Once Mastered Politics--and Can Again
Written by Joe Scarborough


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $26.00

Joe Scarborough—former Republican congressman and the always insightful host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe—takes a nuanced and surprising look at the unexpected rise and self-inflicted fall of the Republican Party. Dominant in national politics for forty years under the influence of the conservative but pragmatic leadership of Dwight Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan... Read more >
The Right Path
The Right Path
Written by Joe Scarborough
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ISBN: 9780812996159
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The Right Path
From Ike to Reagan, How Republicans Once Mastered Politics--and Can Again
Written by Joe Scarborough


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $13.99

Joe Scarborough—former Republican congressman and the always insightful host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe—takes a nuanced and surprising look at the unexpected rise and self-inflicted fall of the Republican Party. Dominant in national politics for forty years under the influence of the conservative but pragmatic leadership of Dwight Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan... Read more >
The Right Path
The Right Path
Written by Joe Scarborough, Read by George Newbern and Joe Scarborough
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804190312
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The Right Path
From Ike to Reagan, How Republicans Once Mastered Politics--and Can Again
Written by Joe Scarborough
Read by George Newbern and Joe Scarborough


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $35.00

Joe Scarborough—former Republican congressman and the always insightful host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe—takes a nuanced and surprising look at the unexpected rise and self-inflicted fall of the Republican Party. Dominant in national politics for forty years under the influence of the conservative but pragmatic leadership of Dwight Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan... Read more >
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The Right Path
The Right Path
Written by Joe Scarborough, Read by George Newbern and Joe Scarborough
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804190329
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The Right Path
From Ike to Reagan, How Republicans Once Mastered Politics--and Can Again
Written by Joe Scarborough
Read by George Newbern and Joe Scarborough


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 12, 2013
Price: $20.00

Joe Scarborough—former Republican congressman and the always insightful host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe—takes a nuanced and surprising look at the unexpected rise and self-inflicted fall of the Republican Party. Dominant in national politics for forty years under the influence of the conservative but pragmatic leadership of Dwight Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan... Read more >
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JFK: Caso abierto
JFK: Caso abierto
Written by Philip Shenon
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171427
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JFK: Caso abierto
La historia secreta del asesinato de Kennedy
Written by Philip Shenon


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $19.95

La explosiva crónica del asesinato de John F. Kennedy que obligará a reescribir la historia del magnicidio más famoso del siglo veinte.
 
Una tarde de la primavera de 2008, sonó el teléfono de Philip Shenon en la delegación de The New York Times en Washington. Quien llamaba era un importante... Read more >
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The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
Written by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and Stephen C. Schlesinger, Edited by Andrew Schlesinger
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679644637
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The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

Written by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. and Stephen C. Schlesinger
Edited by Andrew Schlesinger


Format: eBook, 672 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $17.99

This extraordinary collection gathers the never-before-seen correspondence of a true American original—the acclaimed historian and lion of the liberal establishment, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
 
An advisor to presidents, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, and tireless champion of progressive government, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., was also an inveterate letter writer. Indeed, the term “man... Read more >
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The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
Written by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Edited by Andrew Schlesinger and Stephen C. Schlesinger
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812993097
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The Letters of Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.

Written by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
Edited by Andrew Schlesinger and Stephen C. Schlesinger


Format: Hardcover, 672 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $35.00

This extraordinary collection gathers the never-before-seen correspondence of a true American original—the acclaimed historian and lion of the liberal establishment, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
 
An advisor to presidents, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, and tireless champion of progressive government, Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., was also an inveterate letter writer. Indeed, the term “man... Read more >
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One Summer
One Summer
Written by Bill Bryson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375434327
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One Summer
America, 1927
Written by Bill Bryson


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $29.00

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.


The summer of 1927 began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: on May 21... Read more >
Taking the Stand
Taking the Stand
Written by Alan Dershowitz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307719270
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Taking the Stand
My Life in the Law
Written by Alan Dershowitz


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $28.00

America's most prominent legal mind and the #1 bestselling author of Chutzpah and The Best Defense, Alan Dershowitz, recounts his legal autobiography, describing how he came to the law, as well as the cases that have changed American jurisprudence over the past 50 years, most of which he has personally been... Read more >
Taking the Stand
Taking the Stand
Written by Alan Dershowitz
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ISBN: 9780307719294
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Taking the Stand
My Life in the Law
Written by Alan Dershowitz


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $14.99

America's most prominent legal mind and the #1 bestselling author of Chutzpah and The Best Defense, Alan Dershowitz, recounts his legal autobiography, describing how he came to the law, as well as the cases that have changed American jurisprudence over the past 50 years, most of which he has personally been... Read more >
Taking the Stand
Taking the Stand
Written by Alan Dershowitz, Read by Ella Dershowitz and Alan Dershowitz
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804127936
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Taking the Stand
My Life in the Law
Written by Alan Dershowitz
Read by Ella Dershowitz and Alan Dershowitz


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $50.00

America's most prominent legal mind and the #1 bestselling author of Chutzpah and The Best Defense, Alan Dershowitz, recounts his legal autobiography, describing how he came to the law, as well as the cases that have changed American jurisprudence over the past 50 years, most of which he has personally been... Read more >
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