History Books - 2019 Bestsellers - Page 3

Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781538729748
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - May 21st, 2019

Following the success of his #1 New York Times bestseller Make Your Bed, which has sold over one million copies, Admiral William H. McRaven is back with amazing stories of bravery and heroism during his career as a Navy SEAL and commander of America's Special Operations Forces.


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The Longest Winter: The Battle of the Bulge and the Epic Story of World War II's Most Decorated Platoon Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780306814402
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Published: Da Capo Press - October 25th, 2005

The epic story of the vastly outnumbered platoon that stopped Germany's leading assault in the Ardennes forest and prevented Hitler's most fearsome tanks from overtaking American positions


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Humans: A Brief History of How We F*cked It All Up Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781335936639
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Published: Hanover Square Press - May 7th, 2019

*NOW AN INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER*

A Toronto Star Bestselling Book of the Year

"Witty and entertaining."--Sarah Knight

"Laugh-out-loud."--Steve Brusatte


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Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780316409131
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 7th, 2019

A "riveting and illuminating" Bill Gates Summer Reading pick about how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't (Yuval Noah Harari), by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the landmark bestseller Guns, Germs, and Steel.


Mobituaries: Great Lives Worth Reliving Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781501197628
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 5th, 2019

From beloved CBS Sunday Morning correspondent and humorist Mo Rocca, an entertaining and rigorously researched book that celebrates the dead people who have long fascinated him.

Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries—reading about the remarkable lives of global leaders, Hollywood heavyweights, and innovators who changed the world.


The Witches: Suspicion, Betrayal, and Hysteria in 1692 Salem Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316200592
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Published: Back Bay Books - September 20th, 2016

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra, the #1 national bestseller, unpacks the mystery of the Salem Witch Trials.

It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's daughter began to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, but not before 19 men and women had been hanged and an elderly man crushed to death.


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The Great Halifax Explosion: A World War I Story of Treachery, Tragedy, and Extraordinary Heroism Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062666543
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - November 6th, 2018

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • The riveting, tick-tock account of the largest manmade explosion in history prior to the atomic bomb, and the equally astonishing tales of survival and heroism that emerged from the ashes, from acclaimed New York Times bestselling author John U. Bacon


Indianapolis: The True Story of the Worst Sea Disaster in U.S. Naval History and the Fifty-Year Fight to Exonerate an Innocent Man Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781501135958
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 21st, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “GRIPPING…THIS YARN HAS IT ALL.” —USA TODAY * “A WONDERFUL BOOK.” —The Christian Science Monitor * “ENTHRALLING.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) * “A MUST-READ.” —Booklist (starred review)

A human drama unlike any other̵


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Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781101980200
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Published: Penguin Books - October 3rd, 2017

One of NPR’s Great Reads of 2016

“A lively assemblage and smart analysis of dozens of haunting stories…absorbing…[and] intellectually intriguing.” —The New York Times Book Review


These Truths: A History of the United States Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780393635249
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 18th, 2018

New York Times Bestseller

In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian and New Yorker writer Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation, an urgently needed reckoning with the beauty and tragedy of American history.


Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316352543
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Published: Hachette Books - October 2nd, 2018

The award-winning New York Times bestseller about the American women who secretly served as codebreakers during World War II--a "prodigiously researched and engrossing" (New York Times) book that "shines a light on a hidden chapter of American history" (Denver Post).


Black Is the Body: Stories from My Grandmother's Time, My Mother's Time, and Mine Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780451493026
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Published: Knopf - January 29th, 2019

“Blackness is an art, not a science. It is a paradox: intangible and visceral; a situation and a story. It is the thread that connects these essays, but its significance as an experience emerges randomly, unpredictably. . . . Race is the story of my life, and therefore black is the body of this book.” 


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