History Books - 2021 Bestsellers - Page 3

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A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II By Sonia Purnell Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735225312
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Published: Penguin Books - March 24th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Chosen as a BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR by NPR, the New York Public Library, Amazon, the Seattle Times, the Washington Independent Review of Books, PopSugar, the Minneapolis Star Tribune, BookBrowse, the Spectator, and the Times of London

Winner of the Plutarch Award for Best Biography


Valcour: The 1776 Campaign That Saved the Cause of Liberty By Jack Kelly Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250247117
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Published: St. Martin's Press - April 6th, 2021

The wild and suspenseful story of one of the most crucial and least known campaigns of the Revolutionary War

"Vividly written... In novelistic prose, Kelly conveys the starkness of close-quarter naval warfare." The Wall Street Journal


Facing the Mountain: A True Story of Japanese American Heroes in World War II By Daniel James Brown Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525557401
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Published: Viking - May 11th, 2021

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
One of NPR's "Books We Love" of 2021
Longlisted for the PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography 

Winner of the Christopher Award 
 


The Silk Roads: A New History of the World By Peter Frankopan Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781101912379
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Published: Vintage - March 7th, 2017

Far more than a history of the Silk Roads, this book is truly a revelatory new history of the world, promising to destabilize notions of where we come from and where we are headed next.


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Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor) Cover Image
By Ibram X. Kendi (Editor), Keisha N. Blain (Editor)
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593134047
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Published: One World - February 2nd, 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A chorus of extraordinary voices tells the epic story of the four-hundred-year journey of African Americans from 1619 to the present—edited by Ibram X. Kendi, author of How to Be an Antiracist, and Keisha N. Blain, author of Set the World on Fire.


The Witches: Suspicion, Betrayal, and Hysteria in 1692 Salem By Stacy Schiff Cover Image
$19.99
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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Wilmington's Lie (Winner of the 2021 Pulitzer Prize): The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy By David Zucchino Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780802148650
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Published: Grove Press - January 19th, 2021

WINNER OF THE 2021 PULITZER PRIZE FOR GENERAL NONFICTION

From Pulitzer Prize-winner David Zucchino comes a searing account of the Wilmington riot and coup of 1898, an extraordinary event unknown to most Americans.


Presidential Inaugural Addresses (Word Cloud Classics) By Editors of Canterbury Classics Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781684126620
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Published: Canterbury Classics - April 16th, 2019

America’s incoming presidents set the tone for each term in office.

This book offers a complete, up-to-date collection of the inaugural speeches of each president’s term in office. With quotes such as Thomas Jefferson’s “Every difference of opinion is not a difference of principle” and John F.


Hero of Two Worlds: The Marquis de Lafayette in the Age of Revolution By Mike Duncan Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781541730335
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Published: PublicAffairs - August 24th, 2021

From the bestselling author of The Storm Before the Storm and host of the Revolutions podcast comes the thrilling story of the Marquis de Lafayette’s lifelong quest to defend the principles of liberty and equality

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A #1 ABA INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE BESTSELLER
 
Few in history can match the revolu


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All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake By Tiya Miles Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984854995
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Published: Random House - June 8th, 2021

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A renowned historian traces the life of a single object handed down through three generations of Black women to craft a “deeply layered and insightful” (The Washington Post) testament to people who are left out of the archives.
 


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The Real Valkyrie: The Hidden History of Viking Warrior Women By Nancy Marie Brown Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781250200846
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Published: St. Martin's Press - August 31st, 2021

In the tradition of Stacy Schiff’s Cleopatra, Brown lays to rest the hoary myth that Viking society was ruled by men and celebrates the dramatic lives of female Viking warriors


The Bookseller of Florence: The Story of the Manuscripts That Illuminated the Renaissance By Ross King Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780802158529
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - April 13th, 2021

The Renaissance in Florence conjures images of beautiful frescoes and elegant buildings--the dazzling handiwork of the city's skilled artists and architects.