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Rise to Greatness
The History of Canada From the Vikings to the Present
Written by Conrad Black


Format: eBook, 1040 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $39.99

Masterful, ambitious, and groundbreaking, this is a major new history of our country by one of our most respected thinkers and historians -- a book every Canadian should own.
     From the acclaimed biographer and historian Conrad Black comes the definitive history of Canada -- a revealing, groundbreaking account of the people... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Thomas Jefferson

(Available November 11, 2014)
Thomas Jefferson
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149529
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
Thomas Jefferson
Uncovering His Unique Philosophy and Vision
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak


Format: Hardcover, 365 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $26.00

This is the first book to systematize the philosophical content of Thomas Jefferson’s writings. Sifting through Jefferson’s many addresses, messages, and letters, philosopher M. Andrew Holowchak uncovers an intensely curious Enlightenment thinker with a well-constructed, people-sympathetic, and consistent philosophy. As the author shows, Jefferson’s philosophical views encompassed human nature, the cosmos... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Thomas Jefferson
Uncovering His Unique Philosophy and Vision
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $12.99

This is the first book to systematize the philosophical content of Thomas Jefferson’s writings. Sifting through Jefferson’s many addresses, messages, and letters, philosopher M. Andrew Holowchak uncovers an intensely curious Enlightenment thinker with a well-constructed, people-sympathetic, and consistent philosophy. As the author shows, Jefferson’s philosophical views encompassed human nature, the cosmos... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Two Days in June

(Available November 11, 2014)
Two Days in June
Written by Andrew Cohen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771023873
Our Price: $29.95
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Two Days in June
John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History
Written by Andrew Cohen


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $29.95

On two consecutive days in June 1963, in two lyrical speeches, John F. Kennedy pivots dramatically and boldly on the two greatest issues of his time: nuclear arms and civil rights. In language unheard in lily white, Cold War America, he appeals to Americans to see both the Russians and the...

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Also available as an eBook.
Two Days in June
John F. Kennedy and the 48 Hours that Made History
Written by Andrew Cohen


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $14.99

On two consecutive days in June 1963, in two lyrical speeches, John F. Kennedy pivots dramatically and boldly on the two greatest issues of his time: nuclear arms and civil rights. In language unheard in lily white, Cold War America, he appeals to Americans to see both the Russians and the...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition

(Available November 11, 2014)
Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition
Written by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805920
Our Price: $24.95
 Quantity: 1 
Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition

Written by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $24.95

Selected testimonies to living history—speeches, letters, poems, songs—offered by the people who make history happen, but are often left out of history books: women, workers, nonwhites. Featuring introductions to the original texts by Howard Zinn. 

New voices featured in this 10th Anniversary Edition include Chelsea Manning, speaking after her 35-year prison sentence)... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Voices of a People's History of the United States, 10th Anniversary Edition

Written by Howard Zinn and Anthony Arnove


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $24.95

Selected testimonies to living history—speeches, letters, poems, songs—offered by the people who make history happen, but are often left out of history books: women, workers, nonwhites. Featuring introductions to the original texts by Howard Zinn. 

New voices featured in this 10th Anniversary Edition include Chelsea Manning, speaking after her 35-year prison sentence)... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
When Thunder Rolled

(Available November 11, 2014)
When Thunder Rolled
Written by Ed Rasimus
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588345059
Our Price: $14.95
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When Thunder Rolled
An F-105 Pilot over North Vietnam
Written by Ed Rasimus


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: November 11, 2014
Price: $14.95

Ed Rasimus straps the reader into the cockpit of an F-105 Thunderchief fighter-bomber in his engaging account of the Rolling Thunder campaign in the skies over North Vietnam. Between 1965 and 1968, more than 330 F-105s were lost—the highest loss rate in Southeast Asia—and many pilots were killed, captured, and wounded... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a paperback.
Ambition and Desire

(Available November 4, 2014)
Ambition and Desire
Written by Kate Williams
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345522832
Our Price: $30.00
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Ambition and Desire
The Dangerous Life of Josephine Bonaparte
Written by Kate Williams


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $30.00

From CNN’s official royal historian, a highly praised young author with a doctorate from Oxford University, comes the extraordinary rags-to-riches story of the woman who conquered Napoleon’s heart—and with it, an empire.
 
Their love was legendary, their ambition flagrant and unashamed. Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife, Josephine, came to power... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Ambition and Desire
The Dangerous Life of Josephine Bonaparte
Written by Kate Williams


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $13.99

From CNN’s official royal historian, a highly praised young author with a doctorate from Oxford University, comes the extraordinary rags-to-riches story of the woman who conquered Napoleon’s heart—and with it, an empire.
 
Their love was legendary, their ambition flagrant and unashamed. Napoleon Bonaparte and his wife, Josephine, came to power... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
American Fun

(Available November 4, 2014)
American Fun
Written by John Beckman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345803771
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
American Fun
Four Centuries of Joyous Revolt
Written by John Beckman


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $16.95

Here is an animated and wonderfully engaging work of cultural history that lays out America’s unruly past by describing the ways in which cutting loose has always been, and still is, an essential part of what it means to be an American.
 
From the time the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, Americans...

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Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka
A Memoir
Written by Lev Golinkin


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

A compelling story of two intertwined journeys: a Jewish refugee family fleeing persecution and a young man seeking to reclaim a shattered past. In the twilight of the Cold War (the late 1980s), nine-year old Lev Golinkin and his family cross the Soviet border with only ten suitcases, $600, and the... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka

(Available November 4, 2014)
A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka
Written by Lev Golinkin
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385537773
Our Price: $25.95
 Quantity: 1 
A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka
A Memoir
Written by Lev Golinkin


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $25.95

A compelling story of two intertwined journeys: a Jewish refugee family fleeing persecution and a young man seeking to reclaim a shattered past. In the twilight of the Cold War (the late 1980s), nine-year old Lev Golinkin and his family cross the Soviet border with only ten suitcases, $600, and the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Berlin: Wall's End

Written by Timothy Garton Ash


Format: eBook, 24 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $0.99

A selection from The Magic Lantern, Timothy Garton Ash’s classic first-person history of the Revolution of ’89 and the end of the Cold War—an on-the-ground glimpse of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

“In the beginning was the Wall itself.” So writes matchless chronicler and observer Timothy Garton Ash on the... Read more >
China 1945

(Available November 4, 2014)
China 1945
Written by Richard Bernstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307595881
Our Price: $30.00
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China 1945
Mao's Revolution and America's Fateful Choice
Written by Richard Bernstein


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $30.00

A riveting account of the watershed moment in America’s dealings with China that forever altered the course of East-West relations

As 1945 opened, America was on surprisingly congenial terms with China’s Communist rebels—their soldiers treated their American counterparts as heroes, rescuing airmen shot down over enemy territory. Chinese leaders talked of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
China 1945
Mao's Revolution and America's Fateful Choice
Written by Richard Bernstein


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $14.99

A riveting account of the watershed moment in America’s dealings with China that forever altered the course of East-West relations

As 1945 opened, America was on surprisingly congenial terms with China’s Communist rebels—their soldiers treated their American counterparts as heroes, rescuing airmen shot down over enemy territory. Chinese leaders talked of... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I

(Available November 4, 2014)
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I
Written by Rosa Luxemburg, Edited by Peter Hudis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781687659
Our Price: $39.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg, Volume I
Volume I: Economic Writings I
Written by Rosa Luxemburg
Edited by Peter Hudis


Format: Trade Paperback, 620 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $39.95

This first volume in Rosa Luxemburg’s Complete Works, entitled Economic Writings 1, contains some of Luxemburg’s most important statements on the globalization of capital, wage labor, imperialism, and pre-capitalist economic formations.

In addition to a new translation of her doctoral dissertation, “The Industrial Development of Poland,” Volume I includes the first complete English-language publication of her... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Dispatches from the Front

(Available November 4, 2014)
Dispatches from the Front
Written by David Halton
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780771038136
Our Price: $34.95
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Dispatches from the Front
The Life of Matthew Halton, Canada's Voice at War
Written by David Halton


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $34.95

As senior war correspondent for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation during the Second World War, Matthew Halton reported from the front lines in Italy and Northwest Europe and became “the voice of Canada at war.” His gripping, passionate broadcasts chronicled the victories and losses of Canadian soldiers and made him a national...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Dispatches from the Front
The Life of Matthew Halton, Canada's Voice at War
Written by David Halton


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $17.99

As senior war correspondent for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation during the Second World War, Matthew Halton reported from the front lines in Italy and Northwest Europe and became “the voice of Canada at war.” His gripping, passionate broadcasts chronicled the victories and losses of Canadian soldiers and made him a national...

Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
The Fast Times of Albert Champion

(Available November 4, 2014)
The Fast Times of Albert Champion
Written by Peter Joffre Nye
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149642
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Fast Times of Albert Champion
From Record-Setting Racer to Dashing Tycoon, An Untold Story of Speed, Success, and Betrayal
Written by Peter Joffre Nye


Format: Hardcover, 460 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $26.00

RACER. INNOVATOR. CELEBRITY. MOGUL. CHAMPION.

This is the first biography of the short but exciting life of Albert Champion—record-setting bicyclist and motorcyclist, daredevil racecar driver, early automobile innovator, charismatic ladies’ man, and celebrity of the Jazz Age.

 
Though most Americans have heard of the companies Albert Champion founded—ACDelco and Champion Spark Plug—few... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Fast Times of Albert Champion
From Record-Setting Racer to Dashing Tycoon, An Untold Story of Speed, Success, and Betrayal
Written by Peter Joffre Nye


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $12.99

RACER. INNOVATOR. CELEBRITY. MOGUL. CHAMPION.

This is the first biography of the short but exciting life of Albert Champion—record-setting bicyclist and motorcyclist, daredevil racecar driver, early automobile innovator, charismatic ladies’ man, and celebrity of the Jazz Age.

 
Though most Americans have heard of the companies Albert Champion founded—ACDelco and Champion Spark Plug—few... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
For Love of Country

(Available November 4, 2014)
For Love of Country
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781101874455
Our Price: $24.00
 Quantity: 1 
For Love of Country
What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $24.00

A celebration of the extraordinary courage, dedication, and sacrifice of this generation of American veterans on the battlefield and their equally valuable contributions on the home front.

Because so few of us now serve in the military, our men and women in uniform have become strangers to us. We stand up... Read more >
For Love of Country
What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $11.99

A celebration of the extraordinary courage, dedication, and sacrifice of this generation of American veterans on the battlefield and their equally valuable contributions on the home front.

Because so few of us now serve in the military, our men and women in uniform have become strangers to us. We stand up... Read more >
For Love of Country

(Available November 4, 2014)
For Love of Country
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran, Read by Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9781101889138
Our Price: $30.00
 Quantity: 1 
For Love of Country
What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Read by Rajiv Chandrasekaran


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $30.00

A celebration of the extraordinary courage, dedication, and sacrifice of this generation of American veterans on the battlefield and their equally valuable contributions on the home front.

Because so few of us now serve in the military, our men and women in uniform have become strangers to us. We stand up... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
For Love of Country
What Our Veterans Can Teach Us About Citizenship, Heroism, and Sacrifice
Written by Howard Schultz and Rajiv Chandrasekaran
Read by Rajiv Chandrasekaran


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 4, 2014
Price: $15.00

A celebration of the extraordinary courage, dedication, and sacrifice of this generation of American veterans on the battlefield and their equally valuable contributions on the home front.

Because so few of us now serve in the military, our men and women in uniform have become strangers to us. We stand up... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
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