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Dewey Defeats Truman: The 1948 Election and the Battle for America's Soul Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781328585066
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - July 7th, 2020

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Accidental President comes the thrilling story of the 1948 presidential election, one of the greatest election stories of all time, as Truman mounted a history-making comeback and staked a claim for a new course for America.

On the eve of the 1948 election, America was a fractured country.


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Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780385521314
Availability: Backordered
Published: Doubleday - February 26th, 2019

One of the New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year

BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR - TIME MAGAZINE

ONE OF THE BEST 10 BOOKS OF THE YEAR - WASHINGTON POST

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST

WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE

LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 


If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781631496103
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Published: Liveright - September 15th, 2020

Longlisted • National Book Award (Nonfiction)
Best Books of 2020 • Financial Times
Best Books of Fall 2020: O, The Oprah Magazine, The Observer, Boston.com
Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2020: TIME


The Quiet Americans: Four CIA Spies at the Dawn of the Cold War--a Tragedy in Three Acts Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385540452
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Published: Doubleday - September 1st, 2020

A gripping account of four American spies at the dawn of the Cold War and the CIA's covert battles against communism, from the bestselling author of Lawrence in Arabia.


The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385544009
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Published: Doubleday - October 6th, 2020

Gifted storyteller and bestselling historian H. W. Brands narrates the epic struggle over slavery as embodied by John Brown and Abraham Lincoln—two men moved to radically different acts to confront our nation’s gravest sin.
 


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Hymns of the Republic: The Story of the Final Year of the American Civil War Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781501116230
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Published: Scribner - October 6th, 2020

From the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of Empire of the Summer Moon and Rebel Yell comes “a masterwork of history” (Lawrence Wright, author of God Save Texas), the spellbinding, epic account of the last year of the Civil War.

The fourth and final year of the Civil War offers one of the most compelling narratives and one of


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The Tragedy of Benedict Arnold Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781643132396
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Published: Pegasus Books - November 12th, 2019

A vivid and timely re-examination of one of young America’s most complicated figures: the war hero turned infamous traitor, Benedict Arnold. 

History remembers this proud, talented, and conflicted man solely through the lens of his last desperate act of treason. Yet the fall of Benedict Arnold remains one of the Revolutionary period’s great puzzles.


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The Map of Knowledge: A Thousand-Year History of How Classical Ideas Were Lost and Found Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781101974063
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Published: Anchor - April 14th, 2020

After the fall of Rome, as civilizations collapsed and libraries burned, ancient knowledge that would eventually fuel the Renaissance was at risk of being lost. This thrilling history tracks three crucial books as they were passed hand to hand through seven cities during a perilous thousand-year journey of survival.


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The Age of Wood: Our Most Useful Material and the Construction of Civilization Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781982114732
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Published: Scribner - December 1st, 2020

A groundbreaking examination of the role that wood and trees have played in our global ecosystem—including human evolution and the rise and fall of empires—in the bestselling tradition of Yuval Harari’s Sapiens and Mark Kurlansky’s Salt.

As the dominant species on Earth, humans have made astonishing progress since our ancestors came down from the


Sisters in Law: How Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg Went to the Supreme Court and Changed the World Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062238474
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 6th, 2016

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER

The author of the celebrated Victory tells the fascinating story of the intertwined lives of Sandra Day O’Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the first and second women to serve as Supreme Court justices.


The First Wave: The D-Day Warriors Who Led the Way to Victory in World War II Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780451490070
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Published: Dutton Caliber - May 5th, 2020

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Alex Kershaw, author of The Longest Winter and The Liberator, returns with an utterly immersive, adrenaline-driven account of D-Day combat.
 


The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero Who Infiltrated Auschwitz Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780062561534
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Published: Custom House - June 23rd, 2020

COSTA BOOK AWARD WINNER: BOOK OF THE YEAR • #1 SUNDAY TIMES (UK) BESTSELLER


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