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Fields of Blood

(Available October 28, 2014)
Fields of Blood
Written by Karen Armstrong
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307957047
Our Price: $30.00
 Quantity: 1 
Fields of Blood
Religion and the History of Violence
Written by Karen Armstrong


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $30.00

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence.

For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11perception: that faith in general is a source of aggression... Read more >
Maeve's Times

(Available October 28, 2014)
Maeve's Times
Written by Maeve Binchy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385353458
Our Price: $27.95
 Quantity: 1 
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 >
Joan of Arc

(Available October 28, 2014)
Joan of Arc
Written by Kathryn Harrison
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385531207
Our Price: $28.95
 Quantity: 1 
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.
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 >
Empire of Sin

(Available October 28, 2014)
Empire of Sin
Written by Gary Krist
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780770437060
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
Empire of Sin
A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Written by Gary Krist


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $26.00

From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans’ other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City
 
     Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans’ thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city’s... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Founding Fathers

(Available October 28, 2014)
Founding Fathers
Written by K. M. Kostyal, Foreword by Jack N. Rakove
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426211751
Our Price: $40.00
 Quantity: 1 
Founding Fathers
The Fight for Freedom and the Birth of American Liberty
Written by K. M. Kostyal
Foreword by Jack N. Rakove


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $40.00

Kostyal tells the story of the great American heroes who created the Declaration of Independence, fought the American Revolution, shaped the US Constitution--and changed the world. The era's dramatic events, from the riotous streets in Boston to the unlikely victory at Saratoga, are punctuated with lavishly illustrated biographies of the key... Read more >
The Georgetown Set

(Available October 28, 2014)
The Georgetown Set
Written by Gregg Herken
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307271181
Our Price: $30.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Georgetown Set
Friends and Rivals in Cold War Washington
Written by Gregg Herken


Format: Hardcover, 512 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $30.00

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 an eBook.
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.
Debt - Updated and Expanded

(Available October 28, 2014)
Debt - Updated and Expanded
Written by David Graeber
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781612194196
Our Price: $22.00
 Quantity: 1 
Debt - Updated and Expanded
The First 5,000 Years
Written by David Graeber


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $22.00

Now in paperback, the updated and expanded edition : David Graeber’s “fresh . . . fascinating . . . thought-provoking . . . and exceedingly timely” (Financial Times) history of debt
 
Here anthropologist David Graeber presents a stunning reversal of conventional wisdom: he shows that before there was money, there was debt. For more than 5,000... Read more >
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 >
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
 Quantity: 1 
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.
At Home in Exile

(Available October 28, 2014)
At Home in Exile
Written by Alan Wolfe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807033135
Our Price: $27.95
 Quantity: 1 
At Home in Exile
Why Diaspora Is Good for the Jews
Written by Alan Wolfe


Format: Hardcover, 296 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $27.95

An eloquent, controversial argument that says, for the first time in their long history, Jews are free to live in a Jewish state—or lead secure and productive lives outside it
 
Since the beginnings of Zionism in the twentieth century, many Jewish thinkers have considered it close to heresy to validate life... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Crooked Mirror

(Available October 28, 2014)
The Crooked Mirror
Written by Louise Steinman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807061206
Our Price: $20.00
 Quantity: 1 
The Crooked Mirror
A Memoir of Polish-Jewish Reconciliation
Written by Louise Steinman


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $20.00

A lyrical literary memoir that explores the exhilarating, discomforting, and ultimately healing process of Polish-Jewish reconciliation taking place in Poland today
 
“I’d grown up with the phrase ‘Never forget’ imprinted on my psyche. Its corollary was more elusive. Was it possible to remember—at least to recall—a world that existed before the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Air Commando One
Heinie Aderholt and America's Secret Air Wars
Written by Warren A. Trest


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $27.95

Air-dropping agents deep behind enemy lines in clandestine night missions during the Korean War, commanding secret flights into Tibet in 1960 to support the anticommunist guerilla uprising, participating in plans for the 1962 Bay of Pigs invasion—even before the escalation of the Vietnam War, Brigadier General Harry C. “Heinie” Aderholt worked... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
At Home in Exile
Why Diaspora Is Good for the Jews
Written by Alan Wolfe


Format: eBook, 296 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $27.95

An eloquent, controversial argument that says, for the first time in their long history, Jews are free to live in a Jewish state—or lead secure and productive lives outside it
 
Since the beginnings of Zionism in the twentieth century, many Jewish thinkers have considered it close to heresy to validate life... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Empire of Sin
A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Written by Gary Krist


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans’ other civil war, at a time when commercialized vice, jazz culture, and endemic crime defined the battlegrounds of the Crescent City
 
     Empire of Sin re-creates the remarkable story of New Orleans’ thirty-years war against itself, pitting the city’s... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Family Circle
The Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left
Written by Susan Braudy


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2014
Price: $11.99

In 1970, Kathy Boudin, revolutionary Weatherman, fled the ruins of a town house on West Eleventh Street in Greenwich Village after a bomb that was being made there exploded, killing three people, and America’s sympathy with radicalism fell apart. The Weathermen had started as angry kids who planted stink bombs and... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Fields of Blood
Religion and the History of Violence
Written by Karen Armstrong


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $14.99

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence.

For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11perception: that faith in general is a source of aggression... Read more >
Fields of Blood

(Available October 28, 2014)
Fields of Blood
Written by Karen Armstrong, Read by Karen Armstrong
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553399295
Our Price: $55.00
 Quantity: 1 
Fields of Blood
Religion and the History of Violence
Written by Karen Armstrong
Read by Karen Armstrong


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $55.00

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence.

For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11perception: that faith in general is a source of aggression... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
Fields of Blood
Religion and the History of Violence
Written by Karen Armstrong
Read by Karen Armstrong


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $27.50

From the renowned and best-selling author of A History of God, a sweeping exploration of religion and the history of human violence.

For the first time, religious self-identification is on the decline in American. Some analysts have cited as cause a post-9/11perception: that faith in general is a source of aggression... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
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
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.
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