History Books

Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780451493026
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Knopf - January 29th, 2019

An extraordinary, exquisitely written memoir (of sorts) that looks at race--in a fearless, penetrating, honest, true way--in twelve telltale, connected, deeply personal essays that explore, up-close, the complexities and paradoxes, the haunting memories and ambushing realities of growing up black in the South with a family name inherited from a white man, of getting a PhD from Yale, of marrying


Madame Fourcade's Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France's Largest Spy Network Against Hitler Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780812994766
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Random House - March 5th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The little-known true story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II, from the bestselling author of Citizens of London and Last Hope Island


Spearhead: An American Tank Gunner, His Enemy, and a Collision of Lives in World War II Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780804176729
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Ballantine Books - February 19th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, LOS ANGELES TIMES, AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER • “A band of brothers in an American tank . . . Makos drops the reader back into the Pershing’s turret and dials up a battle scene to rival the peak moments of Fury.”—The Wall Street Journal


Staff Pick Badge
Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781328592798
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books - March 5th, 2019

A New York Times Bestseller * An Amazon Best Book of the Year * A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice * A Time Best Book for Summer
 
Between the world wars, no sport was more popular, or more dangerous, than airplane racing.


Staff Pick Badge
In the Enemy's House: The Secret Saga of the FBI Agent and the Code Breaker Who Caught the Russian Spies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062458261
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Harper Perennial - February 19th, 2019

The New York Times bestselling author of Dark Invasion and The Last Goodnight once again illuminates the lives of little-known individuals who played a significant role in America’s history as he chronicles the incredible true story of a critical, recently declassified counterintelligence mission and two remarkable agents whose story has been called "the gr


The Girl on the Velvet Swing: Sex, Murder, and Madness at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316396660
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Mulholland Books - February 19th, 2019

From New York Times bestselling author Simon Baatz, the first comprehensive account of the murder that shocked the world.


Staff Pick Badge
Chief Engineer: Washington Roebling, The Man Who Built the Brooklyn Bridge Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781620400524
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 5th, 2019

“A welcome tribute to the persistence, precision and humanity of Washington Roebling and a love-song for the mighty New York bridge he built.” - The Wall Street Journal


Staff Pick Badge
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594633157
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Riverhead Books - January 22nd, 2019

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Chapter after chapter, it's like one shattered myth after another." - NPR


Staff Pick Badge
Disappointment River: Finding and Losing the Northwest Passage Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101973165
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Anchor - February 5th, 2019

“Masterful.”


Separate: The Story of Plessy V. Ferguson, and America's Journey from Slavery to Segregation Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780393239379
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 12th, 2019

Plessy v. Ferguson, the Supreme Court case synonymous with "separate but equal," created remarkably little stir when the justices announced their near-unanimous decision on May 18, 1896. Yet it is one of the most compelling and dramatic stories of the nineteenth century, whose outcome embraced and protected segregation, and whose reverberations are still felt into the twenty-first.


Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780345522320
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: Ballantine Books - January 22nd, 2019

The dramatic real life stories of four young people caught up in the mass exodus of Shanghai in the wake of China’s 1949 Communist revolution—a heartrending precursor to the struggles faced by emigrants today. 


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
$9.99
ISBN: 9781250308146
Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK Location
Published: St. Martin's Paperbacks - January 29th, 2019

“Heroic and inspiring.”—The New York Times

Grace Humiston was a lawyer, a detective, and the first female U.S. District Attorney. She was also a society woman who would become one of the greatest crime-fighters in America. This is her story.


Northshire Manchester Store

Northshire Manchester
4869 Main Street
Manchester Center, VT 05255
ph. 802.362.2200
ph. (toll free) 800.437.3700
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
Directions to Manchester

Northshire Saratoga Store

Northshire Saratoga
424 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
ph. 518.682.4200
ph. (toll free) 855.339.5990
Sun-Thu 10am-7pm Fri-Sat 10am-9pm
Directions to Saratoga Springs