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Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy By Nathaniel Philbrick Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525562177
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Published: Viking - September 14th, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Travels with George . . . is quintessential Philbrick—a lively, courageous, and masterful achievement.” The Boston Globe

 


Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings By Linda Rodriguez McRobbie Cover Image
$16.99
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.


How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America By Clint Smith Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9780316492935
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - June 1st, 2021

Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction


Winner of the Stowe Prize

Winner of 2022 Hillman Prize for Book Journalism


PEN America 2022 John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction Finalist

A New York Times 10 Best Books of 2021

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The Cause: The American Revolution and its Discontents, 1773-1783 By Joseph J. Ellis, Ph.D. Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781631498985
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Published: Liveright - September 21st, 2021

New York Times Book Review — Editors’ Choice • Chicago Tribune — "60 Best Reads for Right Now" • St. Louis Post-Dispatch — "50 Fall Books You Should Consider Reading"

A culminating work on the American Founding by one of its leading historians, The Cause rethinks the American Revolution as we have known it.


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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America By Erik Larson Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780375725609
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Published: Vintage - February 10th, 2004

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The true tale of the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago and the cunning serial killer who used the magic and majesty of the fair to lure his victims to their death.


The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels By Jon Meacham Cover Image
$20.00
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.


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1777: Tipping Point at Saratoga By Dean Snow Cover Image
$19.95
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.


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Between the World and Me By Ta-Nehisi Coates Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780812993547
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Published: One World - July 14th, 2015

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NAMED ONE OF TIME’S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE • PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST • ONE OF OPRAH’S “BOOKS THAT HELP ME THROUGH” • NOW AN HBO ORIGINAL SPECIAL EVENT


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Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History (Pantheon Graphic Library) By Art Spiegelman Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780394747231
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Published: Pantheon - August 12th, 1986

The bestselling first installment of the graphic novel acclaimed as “the most affecting and successful narrative ever done about the Holocaust” (Wall Street Journal) and “the first masterpiece in comic book history” (The New Yorker) • PULITZER PRIZE WINNER • One of Variety’s “Banned and Challenged Books Everyone Should Read&rdqu


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Ghostland: An American History in Haunted Places By Colin Dickey Cover Image
$18.00
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


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Nuking the Moon: And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board By Vince Houghton Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143133407
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Published: Penguin Books - May 5th, 2020

The International Spy Museum's Historian takes us on a wild tour of missions and schemes that almost happened, but were ultimately deemed too dangerous, expensive, ahead of their time, or even certifiably insane.

"Compulsively readable laugh out loud history." —Mary Roach, New York Times bestselling author of Grunt and Stiff


The Secret History of the World By Mark Booth Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781590201626
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Published: Abrams Press - February 23rd, 2010

They say that history is written by the victors. But what if history—or what we come to know as history—has been written by the wrong people? What if everything we've been told is only part of the story? In this groundbreaking and now famous work, Mark Booth embarks on an enthralling tour of our world's secret histories.