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
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
From the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call comes the riveting World War II story of an American tank gunner’s journey into the heart of the Third Reich, where he will meet destiny in an iconic armor duel—and forge an enduring bond with his enemy.
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.$17.99ISBN: 9780062458261Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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$17.99ISBN: 9780316396660Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Mulholland Books - February 19th, 2019
From New York Times bestselling author Simon Baatz, the first comprehensive account of the murder that shocked the world.$18.00ISBN: 9781620400524Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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$28.00ISBN: 9781594633157Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Riverhead Books - January 22nd, 2019
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"Chapter after chapter, it's like one shattered myth after another." - NPR$16.95ISBN: 9781101973165Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Anchor - February 5th, 2019
“Masterful.”$35.00ISBN: 9780393239379Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.$28.00ISBN: 9780345522320Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.$9.99ISBN: 9781250308146Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: 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.