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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World By Jack Weatherford Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780609809648
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Published: Crown - March 22nd, 2005

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The startling true history of how one extraordinary man from a remote corner of the world created an empire that led the world into the modern age—by the author featured in Echoes of the Empire: Beyond Genghis Khan.


My Early Life: 1874-1904 By Winston Churchill, William Manchester (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Winston Churchill, William Manchester (Introduction by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780684823454
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Published: Scribner - June 6th, 1996

Here, in his own words, are the fascinating first thirty years in the life of one of the most provocative and compelling leaders of the twentieth century: Winston Churchill.

As a visionary, statesman, and historian, and the most eloquent spokesman against Nazi Germany, Winston Churchill was one of the greatest figures of the twentieth century.


Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom By Catherine Clinton Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316155946
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Published: Back Bay Books - January 5th, 2005

The definitive biography of one of the most courageous women in American history "reveals Harriet Tubman to be even more remarkable than her legend" (Newsday).


The Night Trilogy: Night, Dawn, Day By Elie Wiesel Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780809073641
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Published: Hill and Wang - April 15th, 2008

The new translation of the bestselling memoir Night in one volume with its companion novels, Dawn and Day


The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero By Timothy Egan Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544944831
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Published: Mariner Books - March 7th, 2017

In the New York Times bestseller The Immortal Irishman, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Timothy Egan illuminates the dawn of the great Irish American story, with all its twists and triumphs, through the life of one heroic man.

A dashing young orator during the Great Hunger of the 1840s, Thomas Francis Meagher led a failed uprising against British rule, for


Mr. Putin: Operative in the Kremlin (Geopolitics in the 21st Century) By Fiona Hill, Clifford G. Gaddy Cover Image
$33.99
ISBN: 9780815726173
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Published: Brookings Institution Press - February 2nd, 2015

Fiona Hill and other U.S. public servants have been recognized as Guardians of the Year in TIME's 2019 Person of the Year issue.

From the KGB to the Kremlin: a multidimensional portrait of the man at war with the West.

Where do Vladimir Putin's ideas come from? How does he look at the outside world? What does he want, and how far is he willing to go?


Wait Till Next Year: A Memoir By Doris Kearns Goodwin Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780684847955
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 2nd, 1998

By the award-winning author of Team of Rivals and The Bully Pulpit, Wait Till Next Year is Doris Kearns Goodwin’s touching memoir of growing up in love with her family and baseball.

Set in the suburbs of New York in the 1950s, Wait Till Next Year re-creates the postwar era, when the corner store was a place to share stories and neighborhoods were equ


Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom By David W. Blight Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781416590323
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 7th, 2020

**Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History**

“Extraordinary…a great American biography” (The New Yorker) of the most important African-American of the nineteenth century: Frederick Douglass, the escaped slave who became the greatest orator of his day and one of the leading abolitionists and writers of the era.

As a young man Frederick Douglass


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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln By Doris Kearns Goodwin Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780743270755
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 26th, 2006

One of the most influential books of the past fifty years, Team of Rivals is Pulitzer Prize–winning author and esteemed presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin’s modern classic about the political genius of Abraham Lincoln, his unlikely presidency, and his cabinet of former political foes.

Winner of the prestigious Lincoln Prize and the inspiration for the


Churchill: Walking with Destiny By Andrew Roberts Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781101981009
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Published: Penguin Books - October 15th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

One of The Wall Street Journal’s Ten Best Books of 2018
One of The Economist’s Best Books of 2018
One of The New York Timess Notable Books of 2018


Profiles in Courage By John F. Kennedy Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060854935
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - April 11th, 2006

THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING CLASSIC OF POLITICAL INTEGRITY

With a foreword by Robert F. Kennedy and introduction by Caroline Kennedy


Napoleon: A Life By Andrew Roberts Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780143127857
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Published: Penguin Books - October 20th, 2015

The definitive biography of the great soldier-statesman by the acclaimed author of Churchill and The Last King of America—winner of the LA Times Book prize, finalist for the Plutarch prize, winner of the Fondation Napoleon prize and a New York Times bestseller