History Books - 2021 Bestsellers - Page 5

Two Old Women, 20th Anniversary Edition: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival By Velma Wallis Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780062244987
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Published: Harper Perennial - November 5th, 2013

"No one should miss this beautiful legend." —Tony Hillerman

Velma Wallis’s award-winning, bestselling novel about two elderly Native American women who must fend for themselves during a harsh Alaskan winter


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Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster (Lannan Selection) By Svetlana Alexievich, Keith Gessen (Translator) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781628973303
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Published: Dalkey Archive Press - July 1st, 2019

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award
Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature


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Lieutenant Dangerous: A Vietnam War Memoir By Jeff Danziger, Jeff Danziger (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jeff Danziger, Jeff Danziger (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781586422738
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Published: Steerforth - July 6th, 2021

"A must-read war memoir… with zero punches pulled, related by one of the most incisive observers of the American political scene." —KIRKUS (starred review)
 
"Funny, biting, thoughtful and wholly original." —Tim O'Brien, author of The Things They Carried


The President and the Freedom Fighter: Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, and Their Battle to Save America's Soul By Brian Kilmeade Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525540571
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Published: Sentinel - November 2nd, 2021

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
The New York Times bestselling author of George Washington's Secret Six and Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates turns to two other heroes of the nation: Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.


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The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century By Ian Mortimer Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781439112908
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Published: Touchstone - October 25th, 2011

Now in paperback, a literary time machine that takes readers into the sights, smells, and tastes of the fourteenth century—a book that is revolutionary in its concept and startling in its portrayal of humanity.

The past is a foreign country. This is your guidebook. A time machine has just transported you back into the fourteenth century. What do you see? How do you dress?


Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings By Neil Price 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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Love and Hate in Jamestown: John Smith, Pocahontas, and the Start of a New Nation By David A. Price Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781400031726
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Published: Vintage - January 4th, 2005

A New York Times Notable Book and aSan Jose Mercury News Top 20 Nonfiction Book of 2003In 1606, approximately 105 British colonists sailed to America, seeking gold and a trade route to the Pacific. Instead, they found disease, hunger, and hostile natives.


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Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause By Ty Seidule Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250239266
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Published: St. Martin's Press - January 26th, 2021

"Ty Seidule scorches us with the truth and rivets us with his fierce sense of moral urgency." --Ron Chernow

In a forceful but humane narrative, former soldier and head of the West Point history department Ty Seidule's Robert E. Lee and Me challenges the myths and lies of the Confederate legacy—and explores why some of this country’s oldest wounds have never healed.


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The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 (The Revolution Trilogy #1) By Rick Atkinson Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250231321
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Published: Holt Paperbacks - April 7th, 2020

Winner of the George Washington Prize
Winner of the Barbara and David Zalaznick Book Prize in American History
Winner of the Excellence in American History Book Award
Winner of the Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award


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The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War By John "Chick" Donohue, J. T. Molloy Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062995469
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Published: William Morrow - November 10th, 2020

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER!

Soon to be a major motion picture written and directed by Academy Award-winning director of Green Book, Peter Farrelly.


The Volunteer: The True Story of the Resistance Hero Who Infiltrated Auschwitz By Jack Fairweather 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


Enemy of All Mankind: A True Story of Piracy, Power, and History's First Global Manhunt By Steven Johnson Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735211612
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 11th, 2021

“Thoroughly engrossing . . . a spirited, suspenseful, economically told tale whose significance is manifest and whose pace never flags.” —The Wall Street Journal
 
From The New York Times–bestselling author of The Ghost Map and Extra Life, the story of a pirate who changed the world