History Books

If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781631496103
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Liveright - September 15th, 2020

Longlisted • National Book Award (Nonfiction)
Shortlisted • Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year
Best Books of Fall 2020: O, The Oprah Magazine, The Observer, Boston.com
Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2020: TIME


The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781982129149
Availability: Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - October 13th, 2020

An eminent political scientist’s brilliant analysis of economic, social, and political trends over the past century demonstrating how we have gone from an individualistic “I” society to a more communitarian “We” society and then back again, and how we can learn from that experience to become a stronger, more unified nation—from the author of Bowling Alone


Agent Sonya: Moscow's Most Daring Wartime Spy Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593136300
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Crown - September 15th, 2020

The “master storyteller” (San Francisco Chronicle) behind the New York Times bestseller The Spy and the Traitor uncovers the true story behind the Cold War’s most intrepid female spy.


Staff Pick Badge
One Day: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary 24 Hours in America Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780399185830
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Blue Rider Press - September 8th, 2020

“One of the 50 Best Nonfiction Books of the Last 25 Years”—Slate


Staff Pick Badge
Crusaders: The Epic History of the Wars for the Holy Lands Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143108979
Availability: Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Penguin Books - October 6th, 2020

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.


Staff Pick Badge
Hymns of the Republic: The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781501116230
Availability: Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Scribner - October 6th, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Empire of the Summer Moon and Rebel Yell comes “a masterwork of history” (Lawrence Wright, author of God Save Texas), the spellbinding, epic account of the last year of the Civil War.

The fourth and final year of the Civil War offers one of the most compelling narratives and one of


The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War--a Tragedy in Three Acts Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385540452
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Doubleday - September 1st, 2020

A gripping account of four American spies at the dawn of the Cold War and the CIA's covert battles against communism, from the bestselling author of Lawrence in Arabia.


Staff Pick Badge
The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393358520
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 11th, 2020

“Gripping and essential.”—Jesse Wegman, New York Times


Twilight of the Gods: War in the Western Pacific, 1944-1945 (Pacific War Trilogy #3) Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780393080650
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 1st, 2020

The final volume of the magisterial Pacific War Trilogy from acclaimed historian Ian W. Toll, “one of the great storytellers of War” (Evan Thomas).


The Fire Is Upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate Over Race in America Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780691210773
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Princeton University Press - September 1st, 2020

How the legendary debate between a civil rights firebrand and the father of modern conservatism illuminates America's racial divide


Reaganland: America's Right Turn 1976-1980 Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781476793054
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Simon & Schuster - August 18th, 2020

From the bestselling author of Nixonland and The Invisible Bridge comes the dramatic conclusion of how conservatism took control of American political power.

Over two decades, Rick Perlstein has published three definitive works about the emerging dominance of conservatism in modern American politics.


Mad and Bad: Real Heroines of the Regency Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538701010
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 1st, 2020

Discover a feminist pop history that looks beyond the Ton and Jane Austen to highlight the Regency women who succeeded on their own terms and were largely lost to history -- until now.


Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
ph. 802.362.2200
ph. (toll free) 800.437.3700
Daily 10am-6pm
Directions to Manchester

Northshire Saratoga Store

Northshire Saratoga
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
ph. 518.682.4200
ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
Daily 10am-6pm
Directions to Saratoga Springs