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The War That Made the Roman Empire: Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian at Actium By Barry Strauss Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982116675
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 22nd, 2022

A “splendid” (The Wall Street Journal) account of one of history’s most important and yet little-known wars, the campaign culminating in the Battle of Actium in 31 BC, whose outcome determined the future of the Roman Empire.

Following Caesar’s assassination and Mark Antony’s defeat of the conspirators who killed Caesar, two powerful men remained i


Mary Churchill's War: The Wartime Diaries of Churchill's Youngest Daughter By Emma Soames (Editor), Erik Larson (Introduction by), Mary Churchill Cover Image
By Emma Soames (Editor), Erik Larson (Introduction by), Mary Churchill
$28.95
ISBN: 9781639361618
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Published: Pegasus Books - June 7th, 2022

A unique and evocative portrait of World War II—and a charming coming-of-age story—from the private diaries of Winston Churchill's youngest daughter, Mary.

“I am not a great or important personage, but this will be the diary of an ordinary person's life in war time.


Hitler’s Girl: The British Aristocracy and the Third Reich on the Eve of WWII By Lauren Young Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062936738
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Published: Harper - August 23rd, 2022

A timely, riveting book that presents for the first time an alternative history of 1930s Britain, revealing how prominent fascist sympathizers nearly succeeded in overturning British democracy—using the past as a road map to navigate the complexities of today’s turn toward authoritarianism.


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No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt:  The Home Front in World War II By Doris Kearns Goodwin Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780684804484
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 1995

Doris Kearns Goodwin’s Pulitzer Prize–winning classic about the relationship between Franklin D.


Blood Brothers: The Dramatic Story of a Palestinian Christian Working for Peace in Israel By Elias Chacour, David Hazard, James Baker III (Foreword by) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781540902177
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Published: Baker Books - August 16th, 2022

A Bookshop in Berlin: The Rediscovered Memoir of One Woman's Harrowing Escape from the Nazis By Françoise Frenkel, Patrick Modiano (Preface by) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501199851
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Published: Atria Books - August 4th, 2020

A PEOPLE BOOK OF THE WEEK
WINNER OF THE JQ–WINGATE LITERARY PRIZE

“A haunting tribute to survivors and those lost forever—and a reminder, in our own troubled era, never to forget.” —People

An “exceptional” (The Wall Street Journal) and “poignant” (The New York T


The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman (Women in the West) By Margot Mifflin Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780803235175
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Published: Bison Books - April 1st, 2011

2019 Tucson Weekly “40 Essential Arizona Books” pick
2014 One Book Yuma selection 
2010 Best of the Best from the University Presses (ALA) selection
2010 Caroline Bancroft History Prize Finalist
2009 Southwest Book of the Year

In 1851 Olive Oatman was a thirteen-year old pioneer traveling west toward Zion, with her Mormon family.


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Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save  Lives in World War II By Vicki Croke Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812981650
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 14th, 2015

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill


My Bondage and My Freedom By Frederick Douglass, John David Smith (Introduction by), John David Smith (Notes by) Cover Image
By Frederick Douglass, John David Smith (Introduction by), John David Smith (Notes by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780140439182
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Published: Penguin Classics - February 4th, 2003

Ex-slave Frederick Douglass's second autobiography-written after ten years of reflection following his legal emancipation in 1846 and his break with his mentor William Lloyd Garrison-catapulted Douglass into the international spotlight as the foremost spokesman for American blacks, both freed and slave.


The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe Berg By Nicholas Dawidoff Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780679762898
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Published: Vintage - May 30th, 1995

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
Now a major motion picture starring Paul Rudd

“A delightful book that recounts one of the strangest episodes in the history of espionage. . . . . Relentlessly entertaining.”—The New York Times Book Review


Farther Than Any Man: The Rise and Fall of Captain James Cook By Martin Dugard Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780743400695
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Published: Washington Square Press - July 30th, 2002

In the annals of seafaring and exploration, there is one name that immediately evokes visions of the open ocean, billowing sails, visiting strange, exotic lands previously uncharted, and civilizations never before encountered -- Captain James Cook.
This is the true story of a legendary man and explorer.


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An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917 - 1963 By Robert Dallek Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780316907927
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 4th, 2004

Drawing on previously unavailable material and never-before-opened archives, An Unfinished Life is packed with revelations large and small -- about JFK's health, his love affairs, RFK's appointment as Attorney General, what Joseph Kennedy did to help his son win the White House, and the path JFK would have taken in the Vietnam entanglement had he survived.