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Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving By Mo Rocca Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781501197635
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 2nd, 2021

From beloved CBS Sunday Morning correspondent and humorist Mo Rocca, a rigorously researched, “funny and smart” (Jon Stewart) book that celebrates the dead people who have long fascinated him.

Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries—reading about the remarkable lives of global leaders, Hollywood heavyweights, and innovators who changed the world.


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Forty Autumns: A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall By Nina Willner Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062410320
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - August 15th, 2017

In this illuminating and deeply moving memoir, a former American military intelligence officer goes beyond traditional Cold War espionage tales to tell the true story of her family—of five women separated by the Iron Curtain for more than forty years, and their miraculous reunion after the fall of the Berlin Wall.


Personal Memoirs By Ulysses S. Grant, James M. McPherson (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Ulysses S. Grant, James M. McPherson (Introduction by)
$19.00
ISBN: 9780140437010
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Published: Penguin Classics - January 1st, 1999

“The foremost military memoir in the English language, written in a clear, supple style . . . a masterpiece.” —Ron Chernow, in Grant


Queens of the Crusades: England's Medieval Queens Book Two By Alison Weir Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781101966716
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Published: Ballantine Books - November 2nd, 2021

Packed with incredible true stories and legendary medieval intrigue, this epic narrative history chronicles the first five queens from the powerful royal family that ruled England and France for over three hundred years.


A Human Being Died That Night: A South African Woman Confronts the Legacy of Apartheid By Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780618446599
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Published: Mariner Books - April 19th, 2004

An acutely nuanced and original study of a state-sanctioned mass murderer, A Human Being Died That Night explores what it means to be human—both the good and the evil within us.


Bonhoeffer Abridged: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy By Eric Metaxas Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780718016166
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Published: Thomas Nelson - September 30th, 2014

From the New York Timesbest-selling author, Eric Metaxas, an abridged version of the groundbreakingbiography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, one of the greatest heroes of the twentiethcentury, a man who stood up to Hitler.


After the Wall: Confessions from an East German Childhood and the Life that Came Next By Jana Hensel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781586485597
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Published: PublicAffairs - March 4th, 2008

Jana Hensel was thirteen on November 9, 1989, the night the Berlin Wall fell. In all the euphoria over German reunification, no one stopped to think what it would mean for Jana and her generation of East Germans.


Hero of Two Worlds: The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution By Mike Duncan Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541730335
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Published: PublicAffairs - August 24th, 2021

From the bestselling author of The Storm Before the Storm and host of the Revolutions podcast comes the thrilling story of the Marquis de Lafayette’s lifelong quest to defend the principles of liberty and equality

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A #1 ABA INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE BESTSELLER
 
Few in history can match the revolu


Memoirs Of The Second World War By Winston S. Churchill Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780395599686
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - September 17th, 1991

Former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Nobel Prize–winner Winston Churchill's quintessential account of the Second World War.

As not only the most powerful player in World War II, but also the most eloquent voice of defiance in the face of Nazi tyranny, Churchill recounts this epic time in world history.


J.r.r. Tolkien: A Biography By Humphrey Carpenter Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780618057023
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Published: William Morrow - June 6th, 2000

The authorized biography of the creator of Middle-earth. In the decades since his death in September 1973, millions have read THE HOBBIT, THE LORD OF THE RINGS, and THE SILMARILLION and become fascinated about the very private man behind the books. Born in South Africa in January 1892, John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was orphaned in childhood and brought up in near-poverty.


The Last King of America: The Misunderstood Reign of George III By Andrew Roberts Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781984879264
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Published: Viking - November 9th, 2021

From the New York Times bestselling author of Churchill and Napoleon

The last king of America, George III, has been ridiculed as a complete disaster who frittered away the colonies and went mad in his old age. The truth is much more nuanced and fascinating--and will completely change the way readers and historians view his reign and legacy.


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American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House By Jon Meacham Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780812973464
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 30th, 2009

The definitive biography of a larger-than-life president who defied norms, divided a nation, and changed Washington forever