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Women in White Coats: How the First Women Doctors Changed the World of Medicine By Olivia Campbell Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780778311980
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Published: Park Row - March 15th, 2022

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

For fans of
Hidden Figures and Radium Girls comes the remarkable story of three Victorian women who broke down barriers in the medical field to become the first women doctors, revolutionizing the way women receive health care.


Blood and Treasure: Daniel Boone and the Fight for America's First Frontier By Bob Drury, Tom Clavin Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250247155
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - March 15th, 2022

The Instant New York Times Besteller

National Bestseller

"[The] authors’ finest work to date." —
Wall Street Journal

The explosive true saga of the legendary figure Daniel Boone and the bloody struggle for America's frontier by two bestselling authors at the height of their writing power—Bob Drury and Tom Clavin.


All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler By Rebecca Donner Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316561709
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Published: Back Bay Books - August 23rd, 2022

The INSTANT New York Times Bestseller

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography
Winner of the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award 
Winner of the Chautauqua Prize
Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award
Finalist for the Plutarch Award


A New York Times Notable Book of 2021
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Making History: The Storytellers Who Shaped the Past By Richard Cohen Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781982195786
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 19th, 2022

A “supremely entertaining” (The New Yorker) exploration of who gets to record the world’s history—from Julius Caesar to William Shakespeare to Ken Burns—and how their biases influence our understanding about the past.

There are many stories we can spin about previous ages, but which accounts get told? And by whom?


Last Train to Memphis: The Rise of Elvis Presley By Peter Guralnick Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780316332255
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 1st, 1995

Written with grace, humor, and affection, Last Train to Memphis has been hailed as the definitive biography of Elvis Presley. It is the first to set aside the myths and focus on Elvis' humanity in a way that has yet to be duplicated.
A New York Times Notable BookWinner of the Ralph J. Gleason Music Book Award


The Fields of Home By Ralph Moody Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780803281943
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Published: Bison Books - January 1st, 1993

The fatherless Moody family moved from Colorado to Medford, Massachusetts, in 1912, when Ralph was entering his teens. "I tried as hard as I could to be a city boy, but I didn't have very good luck," he says at the beginning of The Fields of Home.


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Cleopatra: A Life By Stacy Schiff Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316001946
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 6th, 2011

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt.

Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator.


The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home By Denise Kiernan Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476794051
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Published: Atria Books - May 1st, 2018

A New York Times bestseller with an "engaging narrative and array of detail” (The Wall Street Journal), the “intimate and sweeping” (Raleigh News & Observer) untold, true story behind the Biltmore Estate—the largest, grandest private residence in North America, which has seen more than 120 years of history pass by its front door.

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Alexander Hamilton By Ron Chernow Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780143034759
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Published: Penguin Books - March 29th, 2005

The #1 New York Times bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation.


Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement By John Lewis, Michael D'Orso Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781476797717
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Published: Simon & Schuster - February 10th, 2015

An award-winning national bestseller, Walking with the Wind is one of our most important records of the American Civil Rights Movement.


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Angela's Ashes: A Memoir By Frank McCourt Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780684842677
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Published: Scribner - May 25th, 1999

A Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestseller, Angela’s Ashes is Frank McCourt’s masterful memoir of his childhood in Ireland.

“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the happy childhood is hardly worth your while.


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The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It By Tilar J. Mazzeo Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061288586
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Published: Harper Business - October 6th, 2009

The Widow Clicquot is the New York Times bestselling business biography of the visionary young widow who built a champagne empire, became a legend in her tumultuous times, and showed the world how to live with style.