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Everest 1922: The Epic Story of the First Attempt on the World's Highest Mountain By Mick Conefrey Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781639361458
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Published: Pegasus Books - May 31st, 2022

The dramatic and inspiring account of the very first attempt to climb Mount Everest, published to coincide with the centenary of the expedition of 1922.

The first attempt on Everest in 1922 by George Leigh Mallory and a British team is an extraordinary story full of controversy, drama, and incident, populated by a set of larger-than-life characters straight out of an adventure novel.


Daughters of the Flower Fragrant Garden: Two Sisters Separated by China's Civil War By Zhuqing Li Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393541779
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 21st, 2022

Sisters separated by war forge new identities as they are forced to choose between family, nation, and their own independence.


No Escape: The True Story of China's Genocide of the Uyghurs By Nury Turkel Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781335469564
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Published: Hanover Square Press - May 10th, 2022

A powerful memoir by Nury Turkel that lays bare China's repression of the Uyghur people. Turkel is cofounder and board chair of the Uyghur Human Rights Project and a commissioner for the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom.


Indelible City: Dispossession and Defiance in Hong Kong By Louisa Lim Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593191811
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 19th, 2022

An award-winning journalist and longtime Hong Konger indelibly captures the place, its people, and the untold history they are claiming, just as it is being erased.


Sisters of Mokama: The Pioneering Women Who Brought Hope and Healing to India By Jyoti Thottam Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525522355
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Published: Viking - April 12th, 2022

"Sisters of Mokama is proof that faith and courage does move mountains."—Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for Stone

The never-before-told story of six intrepid Kentucky nuns, their journey to build a hospital in the poorest state in India, and the Indian nurses whose lives would never be the same


The King's Shadow: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Deadly Quest for the Lost City of Alexandria By Edmund Richardson Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250278593
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 5th, 2022

A lost city. A thousand-year-old mystery. A quest that changed history.

Beneath the plains of Afghanistan lie the remains of a fabulous city: Alexandria Beneath the Mountains, founded by Alexander the Great. For centuries, it was a meeting point of East and West. Then it vanished.


Beethoven in Beijing: Stories from the Philadelphia Orchestra's Historic Journey to China By Jennifer Lin, Yannick Nézet-Séguin (Foreword by) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781439921616
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Published: Temple University Press - April 29th, 2022

In 1973, Western music was banned in the People’s Republic of China. But in a remarkable breakthrough cultural exchange, the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted a tour of closed-off China, becoming the first American orchestra to visit the communist nation.


The Way Forward: Master Life's Toughest Battles and Create Your Lasting Legacy By Robert O'Neill, Dakota Meyer Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062994073
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Published: Dey Street Books - March 1st, 2022

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The Way Forward will help every reader master their own challenges—this is a must-read book!” —Admiral Bill McRaven, U.S. Navy (Retired) and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Make Your Bed


Empires of Eurasia: How Imperial Legacies Shape International Security By Jeffrey Mankoff Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780300248258
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Published: Yale University Press - April 19th, 2022

How the collapse of empires helps explain the efforts of China, Iran, Russia, and Turkey to challenge the international order
 
“This is a must read to understand the backstory of conflicts from Crimea to Xinjiang.”—Fiona Hill, author of There Is Nothing for You Here
 
Eurasia’s major powers—China, Iran, Russia, an


The Vortex: A True Story of History's Deadliest Storm, an Unspeakable War, and Liberation By Scott Carney, Jason Miklian Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062985415
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Published: Ecco - March 29th, 2022

"[A] tremendous new book." —The Boston Globe

"Carney and Miklian write vividly in the fashion of a cinematic disaster flick." —The Washington Post


The Invention of China By Bill Hayton Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780300264807
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Published: Yale University Press - May 31st, 2022

"[A] smart take on modern Chinese nationalism" (Foreign Policy).