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War without Mercy
War without Mercy
Written by John Dower
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307816146
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War without Mercy
PACIFIC WAR
Written by John Dower


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: March 28, 2012
Price: $13.99

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD
 
AN AMERICAN BOOK AWARD FINALIST
 
Now in paperback, War Without Mercy has been hailed by The New York Times as “one of the most original and important books to be written about the war between Japan and the United States.” In this monumental history, Professor...

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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Written by Hugh Brewster
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ISBN: 9780307984715
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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World
Written by Hugh Brewster


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $11.99

Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage takes us behind the paneled doors of the Titanic’s elegant private suites to present compelling, memorable portraits of her most notable passengers.  The intimate atmosphere onboard history’s most famous ship is recreated as never before. 

   The Titanic has often been called “an exquisite microcosm of the Edwardian era,&rdquo... Read more >
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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
Written by Hugh Brewster
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307984708
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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage
The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World
Written by Hugh Brewster


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $26.00

Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage takes us behind the paneled doors of the Titanic’s elegant private suites to present compelling, memorable portraits of her most notable passengers.  The intimate atmosphere onboard history’s most famous ship is recreated as never before. 

   The Titanic has often been called “an exquisite microcosm of the Edwardian era,&rdquo... Read more >
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Head Shot
Head Shot
Written by G. Paul Chambers
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616145613
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Head Shot
The Science Behind the JFK Assassination
Written by G. Paul Chambers


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $18.00

After more than four decades and scores of books, documentaries, and films on the subject, what more can be said about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy? A great deal, according to the author. This provocative, rigorously researched book presents evidence and compelling arguments that will make you rethink the... Read more >
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US Doughboy 1916-19

Written by Thomas Hoff
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $14.95

Dedicated to the life of the average US soldier during World War I, this book follows the doughboy during the course of the war: from conscription, arrival at a training facility, transportation to Europe, and finally into combat in the trenches. The evolution of the US Army is discussed, and its... Read more >
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Rogues and Redeemers
Rogues and Redeemers
Written by Gerard O'Neill
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ISBN: 9780307952790
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Rogues and Redeemers
When Politics Was King in Irish Boston
Written by Gerard O'Neill


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $13.99

From the bestselling coauthor of Black Mass, a behind-the-scenes portrait of the Irish power brokers who forged and fractured twentieth-century Boston.
 
Rogues and Redeemers tells the hidden story of Boston politics--the cold-blooded ward bosses, the smoke-filled rooms, the larger-than-life pols who became national figures: Honey Fitz, the crafty stage Irishman and grandfather... Read more >
The Mark Inside
The Mark Inside
Written by Amy Reading
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ISBN: 9780307957610
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The Mark Inside
A Perfect Swindle, a Cunning Revenge, and a Small History of the Big Con
Written by Amy Reading


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

In 1919, Texas rancher J. Frank Norfleet lost everything he had in a stock market swindle. He did what many other marks did—he went home, borrowed more money from his family, and returned for another round of swindling.  
 
Only after he lost that second fortune did he reclaim control... Read more >
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The Mark Inside
The Mark Inside
Written by Amy Reading, Read by Richard McGonagle
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ISBN: 9780307987402
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The Mark Inside
A Perfect Swindle, a Cunning Revenge, and a Small History of the Big Con
Written by Amy Reading
Read by Richard McGonagle


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $22.50

In 1919, Texas rancher J. Frank Norfleet lost everything he had in a stock market swindle. He did what many other marks did—he went home, borrowed more money from his family, and returned for another round of swindling.  
 
Only after he lost that second fortune did he reclaim control... Read more >
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Happenings
Happenings
Written by Mildred L. Glimcher, Photographed by Robert R. McElroy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781580933070
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Happenings
New York, 1958-1963
Written by Mildred L. Glimcher
Photographed by Robert R. McElroy


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $65.00

In early October 1959, thirty-two-year-old Allan Kaprow presented a performance piece entitled "18 Happenings in 6 Parts." This unique conjunction of visual, aural, and physical events, performed for an intimate art world audience by his friends and colleagues, would change the course of art history. The genre of artwork that evolved... Read more >
Enemies
Enemies
Written by Tim Weiner
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ISBN: 9780679643890
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Enemies
A History of the FBI
Written by Tim Weiner


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $14.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • New York Daily News • Slate

“Fast-paced, fair-minded, and fascinating, Tim Weiner’s Enemies turns the long history of the FBI into a story that is as compelling, and important, as today’s headlines.”—Jeffrey Toobin, author of The Oath
 
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Enemies
Enemies
Written by Tim Weiner, Read by Stefan Rudnicki
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307933935
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Enemies
A History of the FBI
Written by Tim Weiner
Read by Stefan Rudnicki


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $45.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • New York Daily News • Slate

“Fast-paced, fair-minded, and fascinating, Tim Weiner’s Enemies turns the long history of the FBI into a story that is as compelling, and important, as today’s headlines.”—Jeffrey Toobin, author of The Oath
 
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Enemies
Enemies
Written by Tim Weiner, Read by Stefan Rudnicki
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307933942
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Enemies
A History of the FBI
Written by Tim Weiner
Read by Stefan Rudnicki


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $27.50

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The Washington Post • New York Daily News • Slate

“Fast-paced, fair-minded, and fascinating, Tim Weiner’s Enemies turns the long history of the FBI into a story that is as compelling, and important, as today’s headlines.”—Jeffrey Toobin, author of The Oath
 
... 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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Once Upon a Secret
Once Upon a Secret
Written by Mimi Alford
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ISBN: 9780679603443
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Once Upon a Secret
My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath
Written by Mimi Alford


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
In the summer of 1962, nineteen-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. After just three days on the job, the privileged but sheltered young woman was presented to the President himself. Almost immediately, the two...

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Once Upon a Secret
Once Upon a Secret
Written by Mimi Alford, Read by Susan Denaker
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ISBN: 9780307877796
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Once Upon a Secret
My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath
Written by Mimi Alford
Read by Susan Denaker


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $30.00

In the summer of 1962, nineteen-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived by train in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. The Kennedy Administration had reinvigorated the capital and the country—and Mimi was eager to contribute. For a young woman from a privileged but sheltered upbringing, the job...

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Once Upon a Secret
Once Upon a Secret
Written by Mimi Alford, Read by Susan Denaker
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ISBN: 9780307877802
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Once Upon a Secret
My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath
Written by Mimi Alford
Read by Susan Denaker


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $15.00

In the summer of 1962, nineteen-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived by train in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. The Kennedy Administration had reinvigorated the capital and the country—and Mimi was eager to contribute. For a young woman from a privileged but sheltered upbringing, the job...

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When the World Calls
When the World Calls
Written by Stanley Meisler
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ISBN: 9780807050514
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When the World Calls
The Inside Story of the Peace Corps and Its First Fifty Years
Written by Stanley Meisler


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $19.00

When the World Calls is the first complete and balanced look at the Peace Corps’s first fifty years. Revelatory and candid, journalist Stanley Meisler’s engaging narrative exposes Washington infighting, presidential influence, and the Volunteers’ unique struggles abroad. He deftly unpacks the complicated history with sharp analysis and memorable anecdotes, taking readers... Read more >
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Ike's Spies
Ike's Spies
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946607
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Ike's Spies
Eisenhower and the Espionage Establishment
Written by Stephen E. Ambrose


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $16.95

Based on privileged access to the president and his private papers, this classic Cold War-era history by bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose gives an inside look at the way President Dwight Eisenhower managed America’s secret operations as general and as commander in chief.
 
During his time in office, Eisenhower projected the... Read more >
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Kelly
More Than My Share of It All
Written by Clarence L. Johnson


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2012
Price: $21.95

Clarence L. “Kelly” Johnson led the design of such crucial aircraft as the P-38 and Constellation, but he will be more remembered for the U-2 and SR-71 spy planes. His extraordinary leadership of the Lockheed “Skunk Works” cemented his reputation as a legendary figure in American aerospace management.


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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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"All Labor Has Dignity"
"All Labor Has Dignity"
Written by Martin Luther King, Jr., Edited by Michael K. Honey
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807086025
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"All Labor Has Dignity"

Written by Martin Luther King, Jr.
Edited by Michael K. Honey


Format: Trade Paperback, 264 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $17.00

An unprecedented and timely collection of Dr. King’s speeches on labor rights and economic justice
 
Covering all the civil rights movement highlights--Montgomery, Albany, Birmingham, Selma, Chicago, and Memphis--award-winning historian Michael K. Honey introduces and traces Dr. King's dream of economic equality. Gathered in one volume for the first time, the majority of... Read more >
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J. D. Salinger
J. D. Salinger
Written by Kenneth Slawenski
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812982596
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J. D. Salinger
A Life
Written by Kenneth Slawenski


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $17.00

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

One of the most popular and mysterious figures in American literary history, the author of the classic Catcher in the Rye, J. D. Salinger eluded fans and journalists for most of his life. Now he is the subject of this definitive biography, which is filled with new information and revelations...

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Sarge
Sarge
Written by Scott Stossel
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590515136
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Sarge
The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver
Written by Scott Stossel


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
On Sale: December 27, 2011
Price: $19.95

As founder of the Peace Corps, Head Start, the Special Olympics (with wife Eunice Kennedy Shriver), and other organizations, Sargent Shriver was a key social and political figure whose influence continues to the present day. This authorized biography, exhaustively researched and finely rendered by Scott Stossel (deputy editor of The Atlantic)... Read more >
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Sarge
The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver
Written by Scott Stossel


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 27, 2011
Price: $15.99

As founder of the Peace Corps, Head Start, the Special Olympics (with wife Eunice Kennedy Shriver), and other organizations, Sargent Shriver was a key social and political figure whose influence continues to the present day. This authorized biography, exhaustively researched and finely rendered by Scott Stossel (deputy editor of The Atlantic)... Read more >
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Dear Donald, Dear Bennett
Dear Donald, Dear Bennett
Written by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer, Introduction by Robert D. Loomis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588361356
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Dear Donald, Dear Bennett
The War Time Letters of Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer
Written by Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer
Introduction by Robert D. Loomis


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 16, 2011
Price: $12.99

Donald Klopfer and Bennett Cerf had been partners in Random House for seventeen years, but Donald decided that he had to become a part of an even greater endeavor—the defeat of Nazi Germany. Not long after Pearl Harbor, Donald, who was then forty years old, took a leave from Random House... Read more >
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