History Books

The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982123895
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 2nd, 2021

From award-winning author Paulina Bren comes the first history of New York’s most famous residential hotel—The Barbizon—and the remarkable women who lived there.


Liberated from home and hearth by World War I, politically enfranchised and ready to work, women arrived to take their place in the dazz

In Search of a Kingdom: Francis Drake, Elizabeth I, and the Perilous Birth of the British Empire Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062875358
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Published: Custom House - March 16th, 2021

In this grand and thrilling narrative, the acclaimed biographer of Magellan, Columbus, and Marco Polo brings alive the singular life and adventures of Sir Francis Drake, the pirate/explorer/admiral whose mastery of the seas during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I changed the course of history

The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984880338
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Published: Penguin Press - February 16th, 2021

The instant New York Times bestseller and companion book to the PBS series.

“Absolutely brilliant...A necessary and moving work.” —Eddie S. Glaude, Jr., author of Begin Again

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This Is Chance!: The Great Alaska Earthquake, Genie Chance, and the Shattered City She Held Toget Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525509929
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 16th, 2021

The thrilling, cinematic story of a community shattered by disaster—and the extraordinary woman who helped pull it back together

“A powerful, heart-wrenching book, as much art as it is journalism.”—The Wall Street Journal

Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802148759
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Published: Grove Press - March 16th, 2021

A brilliantly conceived and vividly drawn story--Washington, D.C. on the eve of Abraham Lincoln's historic second inaugural address as the lens through which to understand all the complexities of the Civil War

John Adams Under Fire: The Founding Father's Fight for Justice in the Boston Massacre Murder Trial Cover Image
ISBN: 9781335996190
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Published: Hanover Square Press - March 2nd, 2021


"An expert, extremely detailed account of John Adams' finest hour."--Kirkus Reviews

Honoring the 250th Anniversary of the Boston Massacre

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Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor)
ISBN: 9780593134047
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Published: One World - February 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A chorus of extraordinary voices tells the epic story of the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist, and Keisha N. Blain, author of Set the World on Fire.

Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062938336
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Published: Harper - January 19th, 2021

The author of The Professor and the Madman and The Perfectionists explores the notion of property—our proprietary relationship with the land—through human history, how it has shaped us and what it will mean for our future.

Land—whether meadow or mountainside, desert or peat bog, parkland or pasture, suburb or city—is central to

Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982113346
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Published: Scribner - January 12th, 2021

In the bestselling tradition of Hampton Sides’s In the Kingdom of Ice, a riveting and cinematic tale of Dutch polar explorer William Barents and his three harrowing Arctic expeditions—the last of which resulted in a relentlessly challenging year-long fight for survival.

The human story has always been one of perseverance—often against remarkable odds.

The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250756121
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Published: Flatiron Books - February 2nd, 2021

Much has been written about Berdis Baldwin's son James, about Alberta King's son Martin Luther, and Louise Little's son Malcolm. But virtually nothing has been said about the extraordinary women who raised them.

Endpapers: A Family Story of Books, War, Escape, and Home Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802158253
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - March 2nd, 2021

A sweeping portrait of the turmoil of the twentieth century and the legacy of immigration, as seen through the German-American family of the celebrated book publisher Kurt Wolff

Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802148650
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Published: Grove Press - January 19th, 2021

From Pulitzer Prize-winner David Zucchino comes a searing account of the Wilmington riot and coup of 1898, an extraordinary event unknown to most Americans

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
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Northshire Saratoga Store

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