History Books

Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781501135941
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 10th, 2018

A human drama unlike any other--the riveting and definitive full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history.

"ENTHRALLING." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review) - "OUTSTANDING...A MUST-READ." --Booklist (starred review) - "GRIPPING." --Publishers Weekly


Barons of the Sea: And Their Race to Build the World's Fastest Clipper Ship Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781476745978
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 17th, 2018

In the grand tradition of David McCullough and Ron Chernow, the sweeping story of the nineteenth-century American dynasties who battled for dominance of the tea and opium trades.


Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli in His World Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393355819
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 24th, 2018

Since the publication of The Prince five centuries ago, Machiavelli has been associated with political amorality. But that characterization is unfair.


City of Devils: The Two Men Who Ruled the Underworld of Old Shanghai Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781250170583
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Published: Picador USA - July 3rd, 2018

By the New York Times bestselling author of Midnight in Peking--winner of both the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime and the CWA Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction--comes rags-to-riches tale of two self-made men set against a backdrop of crime and vice in the sprawling badlands of Shanghai.


The Kelloggs: The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780307948373
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Published: Vintage - July 10th, 2018

***2017 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist for Nonfiction***

"What's more American than Corn Flakes?" --Bing Crosby


Blood & Ivy: The 1849 Murder That Scandalized Harvard Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393245165
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 17th, 2018

On November 23rd of 1849, in the heart of Boston, one of the city's richest men simply vanished. Dr. George Parkman, a Brahmin who owned much of Boston's West End, was last seen that afternoon visiting his alma mater, Harvard Medical School. Police scoured city tenements and the harbor, and offered hefty rewards as leads put the elusive Dr. Parkman at sea or hiding in Manhattan.


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The Debatable Land: The Lost World Between Scotland and England Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393285321
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 12th, 2018

Two years ago, Graham Robb moved to a lonely house on the very edge of England, near the banks of a river that once marked the southern boundary of the legendary Debatable Land. The oldest detectable territorial division in Great Britain, the Debatable Land served as a buffer between Scotland and England.


Drunks: The Story of Alcoholism and the Birth of Recovery Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780807019931
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Published: Beacon Press - June 5th, 2018

A social history of alcoholism in the United States, from the seventeenth century to the present day


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Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631491641
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - June 5th, 2018

Black Klansman: A Memoir Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9781250299048
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Published: Flatiron Books - June 5th, 2018

The extraordinary true story and basis for the major motion picture BlacKkKlansman, written and directed by Spike Lee, produced by Jordan Peele, and starring John David Washington and Adam Driver.


Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World's Most Famous Detective Writer Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399589454
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Published: Random House - June 26th, 2018

In this thrilling true-crime procedural, the creator of Sherlock Holmes uses his unparalleled detective skills to exonerate a German Jew wrongly convicted of murder.

One of USA Today's "Five new books you won't want to miss "

"Gripping . . . The book works on two levels, much like a good Holmes case."--Time


God, War, and Providence: The Epic Struggle of Roger Williams and the Narragansett Indians Against the Puritans of New England Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781501180415
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Published: Scribner Book Company - June 12th, 2018

"Warren transforms what could have been merely a Pilgrim version of cowboys and Indians into a sharp study of cultural contrast... a well-researched cameo of early America." --Roger Lowenstein, The Wall Street Journal


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