History Books - 2019 Bestsellers - Page 2

Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings Cover Image
ISBN: 9781683690252
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Published: Quirk Books - March 6th, 2018

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.

The Spy and the Traitor: The Greatest Espionage Story of the Cold War Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101904213
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Published: Broadway Books - August 6th, 2019

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.

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Fly Girls: How Five Daring Women Defied All Odds and Made Aviation History Cover Image
ISBN: 9781328592798
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Published: Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books - March 5th, 2019

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.

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Leadership: In Turbulent Times Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476795935
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Published: 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

The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399589829
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Published: 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

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The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women Cover Image
ISBN: 9781492650959
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Published: 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

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1777: Tipping Point at Saratoga Cover Image
ISBN: 9780190900618
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Published: 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.

These Truths: A History of the United States Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393357424
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Published: 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.

The Perfect Horse: The Daring U.S. Mission to Rescue the Priceless Stallions Kidnapped by the Nazis Cover Image
ISBN: 9780345544827
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Published: 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


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The Private Lives of the Tudors: Uncovering the Secrets of Britainas Greatest Dynasty Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802127549
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Published: 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.

Midnight in Chernobyl: The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501134616
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Published: 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

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The Ship of Dreams: The Sinking of the Titanic and the End of the Edwardian Era Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501176722
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Published: 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.

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