This paperback edition offers true tales of these take-charge princesses plus dozens more in a fascinating read that’s perfect for history buffs, feminists, and anyone seeking a different kind of bedtime story.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the end of the Cold War.
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.$18.00ISBN: 9781476795935Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Simon & Schuster - October 1st, 2019
The New York Times bestselling book about the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin “should help us raise our expectations of our national leaders, our country, and ourselves” (The Washington Post).
“After five decades of magisterial output, Doris Kearns Goodwin leads the league of$20.00ISBN: 9780399589829Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 30th, 2019
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear.
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR • The Christian Science Monitor • Southern Living$17.99ISBN: 9781492650959Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Sourcebooks - March 6th, 2018
A New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Amazon Charts Bestseller
"the glowing ghosts of the radium girls haunt us still."--NPR Books$19.95ISBN: 9780190900618Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Oxford University Press, USA - September 1st, 2018
In the autumn of 1777, near Saratoga, New York, an inexperienced and improvised American army led by General Horatio Gates faced off against the highly trained British and German forces led by General John Burgoyne. The British strategy in confronting the Americans in upstate New York was to separate rebellious New England from the other colonies.$19.95ISBN: 9780393357424Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - October 1st, 2019
“Nothing short of a masterpiece.”—NPR Books
A New York Times and Washington Post Notable Book of the Year
In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation.$18.00ISBN: 9780345544827Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Ballantine Books - May 23rd, 2017
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the remarkable story of the heroic rescue of priceless horses in the closing days of World War II
WINNER OF THE PEN AWARD FOR RESEARCH NONFICTION$18.00ISBN: 9780802127549Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Grove Press - October 17th, 2017
England's Tudor monarchs--Henry VII, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I--are perhaps the most celebrated and fascinating of all royal families in history. Their love affairs, their political triumphs, and their overturning of the religious order are the subject of countless works of popular scholarship.$29.95ISBN: 9781501134616Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster - February 12th, 2019
A New York Times Best Book of the Year
A Time Best Book of the Year
A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year
2020 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Winner
One of NPR’s Best Books of 2019
Journalist Adam Higginbotham’s definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear po$30.00ISBN: 9781501176722Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Atria Books - November 19th, 2019
“Gareth Russell has chosen a handful of passengers on the doomed liner and by training a spotlight on every detail of their lives, he has given us a meticulous, sensitive, and at times harsh picture of the early 20th century in Britain and America.