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Dewey Defeats Truman: The 1948 Election and the Battle for America's Soul Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781328585066
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - July 7th, 2020

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Accidental President comes the thrilling story of the 1948 presidential election, one of the greatest election stories of all time, as Truman mounted a history-making comeback and staked a claim for a new course for America.

On the eve of the 1948 election, America was a fractured country.


Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525512363
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Published: One World - June 23rd, 2020

“An illuminating portrait of Baltimore in the aftermath of the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray . . . Readers will be enthralled by this propulsive account.”—Publishers Weekly
 


The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero Who Infiltrated Auschwitz Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062561534
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Published: Custom House - June 23rd, 2020

COSTA BOOK AWARD WINNER: BOOK OF THE YEAR • #1 SUNDAY TIMES (UK) BESTSELLER


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Black Death at the Golden Gate: The Race to Save America from the Bubonic Plague Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393358155
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 7th, 2020

“A mash-up of Erik Larson and Richard Preston.” —Tina Jordan, New York Times Book Review podcast


The Bohemians: The Lovers Who Led Germany’s Resistance Against the Nazis Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781328566300
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - July 14th, 2020

From the New York Times best-selling author of Blitzed, the incredible true story of two idealistic young lovers who led the anti-Nazi resistance in the darkening heart of Berlin

Summertime, 1935. On a lake near Berlin, a young man is out sailing when he glimpses a woman reclining in the prow of a passing boat.


In the Hands of the People: Thomas Jefferson on Equality, Faith, Freedom, Compromise, and the Art of Citizenship Cover Image
By Jon Meacham (Editor), Annette Gordon-Reed (Afterword by)
$24.00
ISBN: 9780593229316
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Published: Random House - June 30th, 2020

Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Jon Meacham offers a collection of inspiring words about how to be a good citizen, from Thomas Jefferson and others, and reminds us why our country’s founding principles are still so important today.


Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538729755
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 2nd, 2020

Following the success of his #1 New York Times bestseller Make Your Bed, which has sold over one million copies, Admiral William H. McRaven is back with amazing stories of bravery and heroism during his career as a Navy SEAL and commander of America's Special Operations Forces.


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Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9780316409148
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 12th, 2020

A "riveting and illuminating" Bill Gates Summer Reading pick about how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't (Yuval Noah Harari), by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the landmark bestseller Guns, Germs, and Steel.


Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History's First Global Manhunt Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735211605
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 12th, 2020

"Thoroughly engrossing. . . .a spirited, suspenseful, economically told tale whose significance is manifest and whose pace never flags." —Wall Street Journal
 
The New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Map and How We Got to Now returns with the story of a pirate who changed the world


Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the Atomic Bomb and the 116 Days That Changed the World Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982143343
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - June 9th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “Propulsive.” —Time * “Reads like a tense thriller.” —The Washington Post * “The most exciting book I’ve read all year.” —Admiral William H.


The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780812987911
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - May 19th, 2020

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times • The New York Times Book Review • NPR • Publishers Weekly 


Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers: The Texas Victory That Changed American History Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525540540
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Published: Sentinel - May 12th, 2020

The New York Times bestseller now in paperback with a new epilogue.


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