History Books - 2020 Bestsellers - Page 6

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Reaganland: America's Right Turn 1976-1980 Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9781476793054
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Published: Simon & Schuster - August 18th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2020

From the bestselling author of Nixonland and The Invisible Bridge comes the dramatic conclusion of how conservatism took control of American political power.

Over two decades, Rick Perlstein has published three definitive works about the emerging dominance of conservatism in modern American politics.


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Humankind: A Hopeful History Cover Image
By Rutger Bregman, Erica Moore (Translated by), Elizabeth Manton (Translated by)
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316418539
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 2nd, 2020

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. "The Sapiens of 2020."---The Guardian

From the author of the New York Times bestseller Utopia for Realists comes "the riveting pick-me-up we all need right now" (People), the #1 Dutch bestseller Humankind, which offers a "bold" (Daniel H.


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Red Notice: A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man's Fight for Justice Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781476755748
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 20th, 2015

“[Red Notice] does for investing in Russia and the former Soviet Union what Liar’s Poker did for our understanding of Salomon Brothers, Wall Street, and the mortgage-backed securities business in the 1980s.


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The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781455540013
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - September 5th, 2017



The #1 New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller, named one of the best books of the year by The Boston Globe and National Geographic: acclaimed journalist Douglas Preston takes readers on a true adventure deep into the Honduran rainforest in this riveting narrative about the discovery of a lost civilization -- culminating in a stunning medical mystery.


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The Ship of Dreams: The Sinking of the Titanic and the End of the Edwardian Era Cover Image
$30.00
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.


Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250800466
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Published: Flatiron Books: An Oprah Book - November 10th, 2020

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

An urgent primer on race and racism, from the host of the viral hit video series

Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man”


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Action Park: Fast Times, Wild Rides, and the Untold Story of America's Most Dangerous Amusement Park Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143134510
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Published: Penguin Books - June 30th, 2020

"Citizen Kane does Adventureland." —The Washington Post

The outlandish, hilarious, terrifying, and almost impossible-to-believe story of the legendary, dangerous amusement park where millions were entertained and almost as many bruises were sustained, told through the eyes of the founder's son.


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The Brothers York: A Royal Tragedy Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781451694178
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 16th, 2020

Vicious battles, powerful monarchs, and royal intrigue abound in this “gripping, complex, and sensational” (Hilary Mantel) true story of the War of the Roses—a struggle among three brothers, two of whom became kings, and the inspiration for Shakespeare’s renowned play, Richard III.

In 15th-century England, two royal families, the House of York a


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Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802148742
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - March 3rd, 2020

A brilliantly conceived and vividly drawn story--Washington, D.C. on the eve of Abraham Lincoln's historic second inaugural address as the lens through which to understand all the complexities of the Civil War


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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States (REVISIONING HISTORY #3) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807057834
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Published: Beacon Press - August 11th, 2015

2015 Recipient of the American Book Award

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples

 


War: How Conflict Shaped Us Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781984856135
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Published: Random House - October 6th, 2020

Is peace an aberration? The bestselling author of Paris 1919 offers a provocative view of war as an essential component of humanity. 

NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE EAST HAMPTON STAR


Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780465096985
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Published: Basic Books - August 25th, 2020

The definitive history of the Vikings -- from arts and culture to politics and cosmology -- by a distinguished archaeologist with decades of expertise


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