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The Cuban Connection
The Cuban Connection
Written by William Weyand Turner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616147570
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The Cuban Connection
Nixon, Castro, and the Mob
Written by William Weyand Turner


Format: Hardcover, 290 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $25.00

In April 1959, Fidel Castro toured the United States at the invitation of the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Though he was wary, Castro entertained some hope of establishing a rapprochement with Washington. But after being snubbed by President Eisenhower and receiving a less-than-cordial reception from Vice President Richard Nixon, Castro... Read more >
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The Cuban Connection
Nixon, Castro, and the Mob
Written by William Weyand Turner


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $12.99

In April 1959, Fidel Castro toured the United States at the invitation of the American Society of Newspaper Editors. Though he was wary, Castro entertained some hope of establishing a rapprochement with Washington. But after being snubbed by President Eisenhower and receiving a less-than-cordial reception from Vice President Richard Nixon, Castro... Read more >
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Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Oppenheimer
Written by Ray Monk
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385504072
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Robert Oppenheimer
A Life Inside the Center
Written by Ray Monk


Format: Hardcover, 848 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $37.50

Robert Oppenheimer was among the most brilliant and divisive of men. As head of the Los Alamos Laboratory, he oversaw the successful effort to beat the Nazis in the race to develop the first atomic bomb—a breakthrough that was to have eternal ramifications for mankind and that made Oppenheimer the “Father... Read more >
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Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Oppenheimer
Written by Ray Monk
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ISBN: 9780385504133
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Robert Oppenheimer
A Life Inside the Center
Written by Ray Monk


Format: eBook, 848 pages
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $15.99

Robert Oppenheimer was among the most brilliant and divisive of men. As head of the Los Alamos Laboratory, he oversaw the successful effort to beat the Nazis in the race to develop the first atomic bomb—a breakthrough that was to have eternal ramifications for mankind and that made Oppenheimer the “Father... Read more >
Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Oppenheimer
Written by Ray Monk, Read by Michael Goldstrom
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ISBN: 9780385362658
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Robert Oppenheimer
A Life Inside the Center
Written by Ray Monk
Read by Michael Goldstrom


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 14, 2013
Price: $37.50

Robert Oppenheimer was among the most brilliant and divisive of men. As head of the Los Alamos Laboratory, he oversaw the successful effort to beat the Nazis in the race to develop the first atomic bomb—a breakthrough that was to have eternal ramifications for mankind and that made Oppenheimer the “Father... Read more >
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Life Is So Good
Life Is So Good
Written by George Dawson and Richard Glaubman
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ISBN: 9780812984873
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Life Is So Good

Written by George Dawson and Richard Glaubman


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $15.00

One man’s extraordinary journey through the twentieth century and how he learned to read at age 98
 
“Things will be all right. People need to hear that. Life is good, just as it is. There isn’t anything I would change about my life.”—George Dawson
 
In this remarkable book, George... Read more >
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The Passage of Power
The Passage of Power
Written by Robert A. Caro
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ISBN: 9780375713255
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The Passage of Power
The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Vol. IV
Written by Robert A. Caro


Format: Trade Paperback, 768 pages
On Sale: May 7, 2013
Price: $18.95

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD,  THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE MARK LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE, THE NEW-YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK PRIZE

 ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR  The Economist * Time *Newsweek * Foreign Policy...

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City of Scoundrels
City of Scoundrels
Written by Gary Krist
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ISBN: 9780307454300
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City of Scoundrels
The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago
Written by Gary Krist


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $14.95

The masterfully told story of twelve volatile days in Chicago, when an aviation disaster, a race riot, a crippling transit strike, and a sensational child murder transfixed and roiled a city already on the brink of collapse.

When 1919 began, the city of Chicago seemed on the verge of transformation. Modernizers had... Read more >
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Rethinking Cold War Culture

Written by Peter J. Kuznick and James Gilbert


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $29.95

This anthology of essays questions many widespread assumptions about the culture of postwar America. Illuminating the origins and development of the many threads that constituted American culture during the Cold War, the contributors challenge the existence of a monolithic culture during the 1950s and thereafter. They demonstrate instead that there was... Read more >
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Tales of a Helicopter Pilot

Written by Richard C. Kirkland


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $21.95

Richard Kirkland is legendary for his P-38 Lightning missions in the South Pacific theater during WWII. After the war, he realized the potential of Igor Sikorsky’s new flying machine, and he traded in his fighter-pilot wings for rotors. The nerve-racking chopper missions he has flown are the stuff of legend: scrambling... Read more >
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Freedom and Foundation
Freedom and Foundation
Written by Thomas Reeves
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307828897
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Freedom and Foundation

Written by Thomas Reeves


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2013
Price: $14.99

Freedom and the Foundation is a study in depth of the first and most controversial of the tax-exempt foundations dedicated to research and public education in the field of civil liberties and civil rights: The Fund for the Republic. 
 
The story of its struggle for survival, as Mr. Reeves demonstrates...

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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Written by Hugh Brewster
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ISBN: 9780307984814
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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World
Written by Hugh Brewster


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $15.00

The Titanic has often been called "An exquisite microcosm of the Edwardian era,” but until now, her story has not been presented as such. In Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage, historian Hugh Brewster seamlessly interweaves personal narratives of the lost liner’s most fascinating people with a haunting account of the fateful maiden... Read more >
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Leading the Way
Leading the Way
Written by Lee Edwards
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770435790
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Leading the Way
The Story of Ed Feulner and the Heritage Foundation
Written by Lee Edwards


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $14.99

The remarkable history of The Heritage Foundation, its influential founder, and the conservative movement in America.

Leading the Way tells the story of how Ed Feulner has transformed policymaking in Washington and has led The Heritage Foundation into becoming the most influential conservative think tank in the nation. Under Ed Feulner and for... Read more >
Those Angry Days
Those Angry Days
Written by Lynne Olson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400069743
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Those Angry Days
Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941
Written by Lynne Olson


Format: Hardcover, 576 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $30.00

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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Those Angry Days
Those Angry Days
Written by Lynne Olson
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ISBN: 9780679604716
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Those Angry Days
Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941
Written by Lynne Olson


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $11.99

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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Happy Days
Happy Days
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307830876
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Happy Days

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $19.99

Though best known for his caustic newspaper columns, H. L. Mencken's most enduring contribution to American literature may be his autobiographical writings, most of which first appeared in the New Yorker. In Happy Days, Mencken recalls memories of a safe and happy boyhood in the Baltimore of the 1880s and celebrates... Read more >
Heathen Days
Heathen Days
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307830883
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Heathen Days

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $18.99

In the third volume of his autobiography, H. L. Mencken looks back on his life and declares it "very busy and excessively pleasant." He imparts the impressive education he received from Hoggie Unglebower, the best dog trainer in Christendom, and the survival techniques he employed at Baltimore Polytechnic, where he learned... Read more >
Newspaper Days
Newspaper Days
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307830913
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Newspaper Days

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $18.99

The period covered is that of his professional nonage—from his entry into journalism as a reporter for the Baltimore Morning Herald in 1899 to 1906. It was not all Baltimore, however, for he went into brief exile when the fire of 1904 destroyed the plant and forced the paper to print... Read more >
Treatise on the Gods
Treatise on the Gods
Written by H.L. Mencken
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ISBN: 9780307830920
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Treatise on the Gods

Written by H.L. Mencken


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2013
Price: $12.99

"I am quite convinced that all religions, at bottom, are pretty much alike. On the surface they may seem to differ greatly, but what appears on the surface is not always religion. Go beneath it, and one finds invariably the same sense of helplessness before the cosmic mysteries, and the same... Read more >
The American Expeditionary Forces in World War I

Written by John Votaw


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Upon the entry of the United States into World War I, the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) were created by the War Department on short notice from existing units, filled up with men from the training camps and deployed with only their personal weapons and equipment. The US Army was not prepared... Read more >
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US Armored Divisions
The European Theater of Operations, 1944-45
Written by Steven Zaloga


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The armored divisions were the shock force of the US Army's combat formations during the fighting in Northwest Europe in the final year of the war. Of the 16 such divisions formed during the war, all but one served in the European Theater of Operations. This book examines the organizational structure... Read more >
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US Army Infantry Divisions 1942-43

Written by John Sayen


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The US Army infantry division was an intricate system of men and equipment welded together by doctrine and organization into an entity that could fight, maneuver, communicate within itself as well as with outside entities, and regenerate itself through a supply and replacement system. This book examines the organizational development, mobilization... Read more >
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US Army Infantry Divisions 1944-45

Written by John Sayen


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

A complete overview of the evolving organization, tactics, doctrine, weapons and equipment of the US Infantry in the Pacific, Mediterranean and European theatres, from 1944 to the war's end. This follow-up to Battle Orders 17: US Army Infantry Divisions 1942-43, covers the critical period 1944-45 when changes instituted by Lieutenant General... Read more >
US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations 1941-43

Written by Gordon Rottman


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

The outbreak of World War II set in motion a massive expansion of the United States Marine Corps, leading to a 24-fold increase in size by August 1945. This book is the first of several volumes to examine the Corps's meteoric wartime expansion and the evolution of its units. It covers... Read more >
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US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations 1943-44

Written by Gordon Rottman


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

By January 1944 the US Marine Corps had grown to a total of 405,169 personnel, comprising 28,193 officers, 10,723 officer candidates, and 366,353 enlisted men. The Fleet Marine Force now had two amphibious corps, four divisions, a separate infantry regiment, 19 defense battalions, and numerous support and service units. Following on... Read more >
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