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Leadership: In Turbulent Times Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476795935
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 2019

The New York Times bestselling book about the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin “should help us raise our expectations of our national leaders, our country, and ourselves” (The Washington Post).

“After five decades of magisterial output, Doris Kearns Goodwin leads the league of


Crusaders: The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525428312
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Published: Viking - October 2019

A major new history of the Crusades with an unprecedented wide scope, told in a tableau of portraits of people on all sides of the wars, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Templars.


These Truths: A History of the United States Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780393357424
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 2019

Widely hailed for its "sweeping, sobering account of the American past" (New York Times Book Review), Jill Lepore's one-volume history of America places truth itself--a devotion to facts, proof, and evidence--at the center of the nation's history.


The Husband Hunters: American Heiresses Who Married into the British Aristocracy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250164605
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - September 10th, 2019

A delicious group biography of the young American heiresses who married into the British aristocracy at the turn of the twentieth century – the real women who inspired Downton Abbey.


Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America's Most Notorious Pirates Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781631496226
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - September 17th, 2019

To be read alongside thrilling histories by Nathaniel Philbrick, Hampton Sides, and Rinker Buck, Black Flags, Blue Waters vividly reanimates the "Golden Age" of piracy in the Americas-- spanning the late 1600s through the early 1700s--when lawless pirates plied the coastal waters of North America and beyond.


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The Escape Artists: A Band of Daredevil Pilots and the Greatest Prison Break of the Great War Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780358118220
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Published: Mariner Books - September 3rd, 2019

“Bascomb has unearthed a remarkable piece of hidden history, and told it perfectly.


The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101904213
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Published: Broadway Books - August 6th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the end of the Cold War.


The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780451498625
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Published: Crown - August 6th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The epic true crime story of the most successful bootlegger in American history and the murder that shocked the nation, from the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy

“Gatsby-era noir at its best.”—Erik Larson


Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781476745985
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 2nd, 2019

“A fascinating, fast-paced history…full of remarkable characters and incredible stories” about the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades (Nathaniel Philbrick, National Book Award-winning author of In the Heart of the Sea).

There was a time, back when the United States was young and the robber barons were


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Time Song: Journeys in Search of a Submerged Land Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781101871676
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Published: Pantheon - August 6th, 2019

Julia Blackburn has always collected things that hold stories about the past, especially the very distant past: mammoth bones, little shells that happen to be two million years old, a flint shaped as a weapon long ago.


The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved the City of Light Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781501164927
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 23rd, 2019

Prize-winning and bestselling historian Jean Edward Smith tells the dramatic story of the liberation of Paris during World War II—a triumph that was achieved through the remarkable efforts of Americans, French, and Germans, all racing to save the city from destruction.

Following their breakout from Normandy in late June 1944, the Allies swept across northern France in pu


The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316381680
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 9th, 2019

From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes the gripping, untold story of a renegade group of scientists and spies determined to keep Adolf Hitler from obtaining the ultimate prize: a nuclear bomb


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