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Bag Man: The Wild Crimes, Audacious Cover-Up, and Spectacular Downfall  of a Brazen Crook in the White House Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593136683
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Published: Crown - December 8th, 2020

The knockdown, drag-out, untold story of the other scandal that rocked Nixon’s White House, and reset the rules for crooked presidents to come—with new reporting that expands on Rachel Maddow’s Peabody Award-nominated podcast

Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250276759
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Published: St. Martin's Press - December 1st, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling author of Tears We Cannot Stop, a passionate call to America to finally reckon with race and start the journey to redemption.

Unsinkable: Five Men and the Indomitable Run of the USS Plunkett Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982147631
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Published: Scribner - December 8th, 2020

In the bestselling tradition of Indianapolis and In Harm’s Way comes a thrilling and vividly told account of the USS Plunkett—a US Navy destroyer that sustained the most harrowing attack on any Navy ship by the Germans during World War II, that gave as good as it got, and that was later made famous by John Ford and Herman Wouk.

More than the story of

Saving Freedom: Truman, the Cold War, and the Fight for Western Civilization Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062950499
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Published: Harper - November 24th, 2020

History called on Harry Truman to unite the Western world against Soviet communism, but first he had to rally Republicans and Democrats behind America’s most dramatic foreign policy shift since George Washington delivered his farewell address. How did one of the least prepared presidents to walk into the Oval Office become one of its most successful?

Metropolis: A History of the City, Humankind's Greatest Invention Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385543460
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Published: Doubleday - November 10th, 2020

From a brilliant young historian, a colorful journey through 7,000 years and twenty-six world cities that shows how urban living has been the spur and incubator to humankind's greatest innovations.

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250800466
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Published: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book - November 10th, 2020

An urgent primer on race and racism, from the host of the viral hit video series
Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man”

Tecumseh and the Prophet: The Shawnee Brothers Who Defied a Nation Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524733254
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Published: Knopf - October 27th, 2020

"An insightful, unflinching portrayal of the remarkable siblings who came closer to altering the course of American history than any other Indian leaders."⁠
--Professor H.W. Brands, author of The Zealot and the Emancipator and Heirs of the Founders

First Principles: What America's Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062997456
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Published: Harper - November 10th, 2020

"Ricks knocks it out of the park with this jewel of a book. On every page I learned something new. Read it every night if you want to restore your faith in our country." — James Mattis, General, U.S. Marines (ret.) & 26th Secretary of Defense 

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The Ship of Dreams: The Sinking of the Titanic and the End of the Edwardian Era Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501176739
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Published: Atria Books - November 3rd, 2020

This original and “meticulously researched retelling of history’s most infamous voyage” (Denise Kiernan, New York Times bestselling author) uses the sinking of the Titanic as a prism through which to examine the end of the Edwardian era and the seismic shift modernity brought to the Western world.

The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525509684
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Published: One World - October 20th, 2020

An essential guide to building transformative movements to address the challenges of our time, from one of the country’s leading organizers and a co-creator of Black Lives Matter 

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The Age of Wood: Our Most Useful Material and the Construction of Civilization Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982114732
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Published: Scribner - December 1st, 2020

A groundbreaking examination of the role that wood and trees have played in our global ecosystem—including human evolution and the rise and fall of empires—in the bestselling tradition of Yuval Harari’s Sapiens and Mark Kurlansky’s Salt.

As the dominant species on Earth, humans have made astonishing progress since our ancestors came down from the

The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062995469
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Published: William Morrow - November 10th, 2020



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