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The Georgetown Set
Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
Written by Gregg Herken


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington—a rich and colorful portrait of the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials who waged the Cold War over cocktails and dinner.

In the years after World War II, Georgetown’s leafy streets were home to an unlikely group of Cold Warriors: a coterie... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Joan of Arc

(Available October 28, 2014)
Joan of Arc
Written by Kathryn Harrison
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385531207
Our Price: $28.95
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Joan of Arc
A Life Transfigured
Written by Kathryn Harrison


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $28.95

The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Voltaire, George Bernard Shaw, Bertolt Brecht, Carl... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
Joan of Arc
A Life Transfigured
Written by Kathryn Harrison


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Voltaire, George Bernard Shaw, Bertolt Brecht, Carl... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Joan of Arc
A Life Transfigured
Written by Kathryn Harrison
Read by Cassandra Campbell


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $22.50

The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William Shakespeare, Mark Twain, Voltaire, George Bernard Shaw, Bertolt Brecht, Carl... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Lincoln in the World

(Available October 28, 2014)
Lincoln in the World
Written by Kevin Peraino
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307887214
Our Price: $15.00
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Lincoln in the World
The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power
Written by Kevin Peraino


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.00

A captivating look at how Abraham Lincoln evolved into one of our seminal foreign-policy presidents—and helped point the way to America’s rise to world power.
 
This is the story of one of the most breathtaking feats in the annals of American foreign policy—performed by one of the most unlikely figures. Abraham Lincoln... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Maeve's Times

(Available October 28, 2014)
Maeve's Times
Written by Maeve Binchy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385353458
Our Price: $27.95
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Maeve's Times
In Her Own Words
Written by Maeve Binchy


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $27.95

Five decades of selected writings from the Irish Times by the beloved and best-selling author, filled with her hallmark humor, candor, and wisdom-a timeless gift to her legion of fans.

Maeve Binchy once confessed: "As someone who fell off a chair not long ago trying to hear what they were saying at the next... Read more >
Maeve's Times
In Her Own Words
Written by Maeve Binchy


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $13.99

Five decades of selected writings from the Irish Times by the beloved and best-selling author, filled with her hallmark humor, candor, and wisdom-a timeless gift to her legion of fans.

Maeve Binchy once confessed: "As someone who fell off a chair not long ago trying to hear what they were saying at the next... Read more >
Maeve's Times

(Available October 28, 2014)
Maeve's Times
Written by Maeve Binchy, Read by Kate Binchy
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553410136
Our Price: $45.00
 Quantity: 1 
Maeve's Times
In Her Own Words
Written by Maeve Binchy
Read by Kate Binchy


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $45.00

Five decades of selected writings from the Irish Times by the beloved and best-selling author, filled with her hallmark humor, candor, and wisdom-a timeless gift to her legion of fans.

Maeve Binchy once confessed: "As someone who fell off a chair not long ago trying to hear what they were saying at the next... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
Maeve's Times
In Her Own Words
Written by Maeve Binchy
Read by Kate Binchy


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $22.50

Five decades of selected writings from the Irish Times by the beloved and best-selling author, filled with her hallmark humor, candor, and wisdom-a timeless gift to her legion of fans.

Maeve Binchy once confessed: "As someone who fell off a chair not long ago trying to hear what they were saying at the next... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
Man's Search for Meaning, Gift Edition

(Available October 28, 2014)
Man's Search for Meaning, Gift Edition
Written by Viktor E. Frankl, Afterword by William J. Winslade, Foreword by Harold S. Kushner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807060100
Our Price: $22.95
 Quantity: 1 
Man's Search for Meaning, Gift Edition

Written by Viktor E. Frankl
Afterword by William J. Winslade
Foreword by Harold S. Kushner


Format: Hardcover
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $22.95

A new gift edition of a modern classic, with supplemental photographs, speeches, letters, and essays
 
Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s memoir of life in Nazi death camps has riveted generations of readers. Based on Frankl’s own experience and the stories of his patients, the book argues that we cannot avoid suffering but we... Read more >
Moments Politiques

Written by Jacques Ranciere
Translated by Mary Foster


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $17.95

How do we define politics?  What is our role in the unfolding of the political?

Moments Politiques finds Jacques Rancière, the legendary French philosopher, addressing these questions in essays and interviews drawn from thirty years of passionate public discourse. Reflecting on events from the Paris uprisings of May 1968 to the near present, and... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Remembering War the American Way

Written by G. Kurt Piehler


Format: eBook, 248 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $16.95

Wars do not fully end when the shooting stops. As G. Kurt Piehler reveals in this book, after every conflict from the Revolution to the Persian Gulf War, Americans have argued about how and for what deeds and heroes wars should be remembered.

Drawing on sources ranging from government documents to Embalmer's... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore
Read by Jill Lepore


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $20.00

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
The Secret History of Wonder Woman

(Available October 28, 2014)
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
Written by Jill Lepore
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385354042
Our Price: $29.95
 Quantity: 1 
The Secret History of Wonder Woman

Written by Jill Lepore


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $29.95

A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of one of the world’s most iconic superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism

Wonder Woman, created in 1941, is the most popular female superhero of all time. Aside from Superman and Batman, no superhero... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
The Story of Christianity

(Available October 28, 2014)
The Story of Christianity
Written by Jean-Pierre Isbouts
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426213878
Our Price: $40.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Story of Christianity
A Chronicle of Christian Civilization From Ancient Rome to Today
Written by Jean-Pierre Isbouts


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $40.00

Sumptuously illustrated with hundreds of gorgeous photographs, artifacts, and maps, The Story of Christianity focuses on the rich social and cultural history of Christianity through the ages, from its roots in Palestine to its triumph as a global movement, told through a series of dramatic turning points and unforgettable people. Beginning... Read more >
When Lions Roar

(Available October 28, 2014)
When Lions Roar
Written by Thomas Maier
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307956798
Our Price: $30.00
 Quantity: 1 
When Lions Roar
The Churchills and the Kennedys
Written by Thomas Maier


Format: Hardcover, 784 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $30.00

The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys and what their “special relationship” meant for Great Britain and the United States
 
When Lions Roar begins in the mid-1930s at Chartwell, Winston Churchill's country estate, with new revelations surrounding a secret business deal orchestrated by... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
When Lions Roar
The Churchills and the Kennedys
Written by Thomas Maier


Format: eBook, 784 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys and what their “special relationship” meant for Great Britain and the United States
 
When Lions Roar begins in the mid-1930s at Chartwell, Winston Churchill's country estate, with new revelations surrounding a secret business deal orchestrated by... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Behind Soviet Lines - Hitler's Brandenburgers capture the Maikop Oilfields 1942
Behind Soviet Lines - Hitler's Brandenburgers capture the Maikop Oilfields 1942
Written by David Higgins, Illustrated by Johnny Shumate
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782005995
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Behind Soviet Lines - Hitler's Brandenburgers capture the Maikop Oilfields 1942

Written by David Higgins
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $18.95

Featuring specially drawn full-color artwork and expert analysis of the Maikop operation, this assessment of the dramatic raid that delivered intact Soviet oil-production facilities into Nazi hands casts new light of the German special-forces operations on the Eastern Front.

With his forces having conquered a huge swathe of formerly Soviet territory in... Read more >
Behind Soviet Lines-Hitler's Brandenburgers capture the Maikop Oilfields 1942

Written by David Higgins
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $9.95

With his forces having conquered a huge swathe of formerly Soviet territory in the months following the launch of Operation Barbarossa in June 1941, Hitler planned to continue the Germans’ strategic offensive against the Soviet Union’s oil-production capacity in the southern Caucasus region during the summer of 1942. To help pave... Read more >
Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe
Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe
Written by Frederick A. Johnsen
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782003687
Our Price: $25.95
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Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe

Written by Frederick A. Johnsen


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $25.95

In Captured Eagles, Frederick A. Johnsen lays bare the once secret history of the American effort to understand and counter the Luftwaffe before and during World War II, and afterward to seize and exploit German technological advances in everything from jet fighters and bombers to ballistic missiles.

Even before World War II... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Captured Eagles: Secrets of the Luftwaffe

Written by Frederick A. Johnsen


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $9.99

In Captured Eagles, Frederick A. Johnsen lays bare the once secret history of the American effort to understand and counter the Luftwaffe before and during World War II, and afterward to seize and exploit German technological advances in everything from jet fighters and bombers to ballistic missiles.

Even before World War II... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
F-105 Thunderchief MiG Killers of the Vietnam War

Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $15.95

USAF Rolling Thunder strike missions tactically assaulted North Vietnamese defenses, overcoming MiG fighter jets and SAM (surface to air) missiles to devastate North Vietnam's industrial base strategically.

Despite its "F-for-fighter" designation, the F-105 was designed and purchased to give the USAF an aircraft for delivery of nuclear weapons at very high... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
F-105 Thunderchief MiG Killers of the Vietnam War
F-105 Thunderchief MiG Killers of the Vietnam War
Written by Peter Davies, Illustrated by Jim Laurier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782008040
Our Price: $22.95
 Quantity: 1 
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F-105 Thunderchief MiG Killers of the Vietnam War

Written by Peter Davies
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $22.95

USAF Rolling Thunder strike missions tactically assaulted North Vietnamese defenses, overcoming MiG fighter jets and SAM (surface to air) missiles to devastate North Vietnam's industrial base strategically.

Despite its "F-for-fighter" designation, the F-105 was designed and purchased to give the USAF an aircraft for delivery of nuclear weapons at very high... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Fashion in the 1940s
Fashion in the 1940s
Written by Jayne Shrimpton
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747813538
Our Price: $9.95
 Quantity: 1 
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Fashion in the 1940s

Written by Jayne Shrimpton


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 21, 2014
Price: $9.95

This book reveals the impact of wartime on British fashion, how a spirit of utility, make-do and mend unleashed a whole new creativity among Britain's women starved of high fashion by rationing. Many of these home dressmakers copied the high-end looks. Women doing war work created new street fashion looks. It... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
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