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DMZ Colony Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781940696959
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Published: Wave Books - April 7th, 2020

WINNER OF THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY


Eat the Buddha: Life and Death in a Tibetan Town Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780812998757
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Published: Random House - July 28th, 2020

A gripping portrait of modern Tibet told through the lives of its people, from the bestselling author of Nothing to Envy

“A brilliantly reported and eye-opening work of narrative nonfiction.”—The New York Times Book Review


Imperial China Cover Image
By DK
$50.00
ISBN: 9780744020472
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Published: DK - October 6th, 2020

Explore the long and rich history of China's great dynasties.

From the clans and legends of prehistory to the last Qing emperor, this book brings China's imperial history to life through its pivotal events, political forces, and powerful people, in a stunning collaboration between British and Chinese publishing houses.


The Nine Lives of Pakistan: Dispatches from a Precarious State Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780393249910
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 17th, 2020

A New York Times New Book to Watch For (November 2020)

The former New York Times Pakistan bureau chief paints an arresting, up-close portrait of a fractured country.


The Art of War: A Graphic Novel Cover Image
By Sun Tzu, Pete Katz (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781684124299
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Published: Canterbury Classics - October 23rd, 2018

An entertaining graphic adaptation of the oldest military treatise in the world.

Hailed as the oldest philosophical discussion on military strategy, Sun Tzu’s The Art of War has been adapted as a graphic novel by award-winning illustrator Pete Katz.


The Story of China: The Epic History of a World Power from the Middle Kingdom to Mao and the China Dream Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781250202574
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Published: St. Martin's Press - November 17th, 2020

A single volume history of China, offering a look into the past of the global superpower and its significance today.

Michael Wood has travelled the length and breadth of China, the world’s oldest civilization and longest lasting state, to tell a thrilling story of intense drama, fabulous creativity, and deep humanity that stretches back thousands of years.


Alone at Dawn: Medal of Honor Recipient John Chapman and the Untold Story of the World's Deadliest Special Operations Force Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781538729663
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - June 23rd, 2020

The New York Times bestselling true account of John Chapman, Medal of Honor recipient and Special Ops Combat Controller, and his heroic one-man stand during the Afghan War, as he sacrificed his life to save the lives of twenty-three comrades-in-arms.


Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the Transcontinental Railroad Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358331810
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Published: Mariner Books - May 5th, 2020

“Gripping . . . Chang has accomplished the seemingly impossible . . .


Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap? Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781328915382
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Published: Mariner Books - August 7th, 2018

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR | SHORT-LISTED FOR THE 2018 LIONEL GELBER PRIZE | NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY: FINANCIAL TIMES * THE TIMES (LONDON) * AMAZON
 
“Allison is one of the keenest observers of international affairs around.”— JOE BIDEN, former vice president of the United States
 
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The Art of War: The Essential Translation of the Classic Book of Life Cover Image
By Sun-tzu, John Minford (Translated by), John Minford (Introduction by), John Minford (Editor)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780143105756
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Published: Penguin Classics - April 28th, 2009

The world’s most famous military treatise, in an acclaimed translation by the award-winning translator of the Tao Te Ching and the I Ching
 


The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781635573954
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 10th, 2019

Finalist for the Cundill History Prize

ONE OF PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY The Wall Street Journal and NPR

Superb A vivid and richly detailed story worth reading by everyone. The New York Times Book Review


Eagle Down: The Last Special Forces Fighting the Forever War Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781541762558
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Published: PublicAffairs - January 19th, 2021

A Wall Street Journal national security reporter takes readers into the lives of U.S. Special Forces on the front lines against the Taliban and Islamic State, where a new and covert war is keeping Afghanistan from collapse. 

“Powerful, important, and searing." —General David Petraeus, U.S. Army (ret.), former commander, U.S.