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Last Hope Island: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812987164
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Published: Random House Trade - February 6th, 2018

A groundbreaking account of how Britain became the base of operations for the exiled leaders of Europe in their desperate struggle to reclaim their continent from Hitler, from the New York Times bestselling author of Citizens of London and Those Angry Days


Churchill's Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: The Mavericks Who Plotted Hitler's Defeat Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250119032
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Published: Picador USA - February 6th, 2018

Six Gentlemen, One Goal: the Destruction of Hitler's War Machine

In the spring of 1939, a top-secret organization was founded in London: its purpose was to plot the destruction of Hitler's war machine, through spectacular acts of sabotage.


Washington's Farewell: The Founding Father's Warning to Future Generations Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476746470
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 30th, 2018

"A vivid portrait...and thoughtful consideration of George Washington's wisdom that couldn't be timelier" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review). A revealing look at the first President's Farewell Address, a still-relevant warning against partisan politics and foreign entanglements.


Age of Anger: A History of the Present Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250159304
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Published: Picador USA - March 6th, 2018

One of our most important public intellectuals reveals the hidden history of our current global crisis.

A New York Times Notable Book of 2017


Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781451684537
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 23rd, 2018

A fascinating and cautionary examination of how genocide can take root at the local level--turning neighbors, friends, and even family members against one another--as seen through the eastern European border town of Buczacz during World War II.


Black Site: The CIA in the Post-9/11 World Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781631491979
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - January 9th, 2018

Craeft: An Inquiry Into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393635904
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 2nd, 2018

In the midst of a seemingly endless supply of mass-manufactured products, we find ourselves nostalgic for products bearing the mark of authenticity--hand-made furniture, artisan breads, craft beers, and other goods produced by human hands. What often goes unnoticed is the transformation of our understanding of craft--or rather, craft--in the wake of industrialization.


Mrs. Sherlock Holmes: The True Story of New York City's Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250160836
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 9th, 2018

This is the shocking and amazing true story of the first female U.S. District Attorney and traveling detective who found missing 18-year-old Ruth Cruger when the entire NYPD had given up.


Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501126413
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Published: Atria Books - January 9th, 2018

Finalist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction

A startling and eye-opening look into America's First Family, Never Caught is the powerful story about a daring woman of "extraordinary grit" (The Philadelphia Inquirer).


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The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780871409416
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - January 9th, 2018

The Square and the Tower: Networks and Power, from the Freemasons to Facebook Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780735222915
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Published: Penguin Press - January 16th, 2018

A brilliant recasting of the turning points in world history, including the one we're living through, as a collision between old power hierarchies and new social networks.

"Captivating and compelling."--The New York Times


The Stowaway: A Young Man's Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781476753867
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 16th, 2018

The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York's Lower East Side who stowed away on the Roaring Twenties' most remarkable feat of science and daring: an expedition to Antarctica.


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