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Saving Freedom: Truman, the Cold War, and the Fight for Western Civilization Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9780062950499
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Published: Harper - November 24th, 2020

New York Times Bestseller!


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Bag Man: The Wild Crimes, Audacious Cover-Up, and Spectacular Downfall  of a Brazen Crook in the White House Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593136683
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Published: Crown - December 8th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The knockdown, drag-out, untold story of the other scandal that rocked Nixon’s White House, and reset the rules for crooked presidents to come—with new reporting that expands on Rachel Maddow’s Peabody Award-nominated podcast


First Principles: What America's Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062997456
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Published: Harper - November 10th, 2020

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The Fall of Richard Nixon: A Reporter Remembers Watergate Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812982107
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - November 10th, 2020

Bestselling author Tom Brokaw brings readers inside the White House press corps in this up-close and personal account of the fall of an American president.


Escalante's Dream: On the Trail of the Spanish Discovery of the Southwest Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393358452
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - November 17th, 2020

Famed adventure writer David Roberts retraces the route of the legendary Domínguez-Escalante expedition.


The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385544009
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Published: Doubleday - October 6th, 2020

Gifted storyteller and bestselling historian H. W. Brands narrates the epic struggle over slavery as embodied by John Brown and Abraham Lincoln—two men moved to radically different acts to confront our nation’s gravest sin.
 


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The Upswing: How America Came Together a Century Ago and How We Can Do It Again Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781982129149
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 13th, 2020

From the author of Bowling Alone and Our Kids, a “sweeping yet remarkably accessible” (The Wall Street Journal) analysis that “offers superb, often counterintuitive insights” (The New York Times) to demonstrate how we have gone from an individualistic “I” society to a more communitarian “We” society and then back again,


Mayflower Lives: Pilgrims in a New World and the Early American Experience Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781643136080
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Published: Pegasus Books - November 10th, 2020

A fresh and revealing history of one of the most seminal events in American history as seen through fourteen diverse and dynamic figures.

Martyn Whittock examines the lives of the “saints” (members of the Separatist puritan congregations) and “strangers” (economic migrants) on the original ship.


Thomas Jefferson's Education Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780393358575
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 20th, 2020

“Taylor… probes [Jefferson’s] ambitious mission in clear prose and with great insight and erudition.” —Annette Gordon-Reed, Atlantic


American Democracy: 21 Historic Answers to 5 Urgent Questions Cover Image
By Nicholas Lemann (Editor)
$21.95
ISBN: 9781598536621
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Published: Library of America - October 6th, 2020

From The Federalist to Citizens United, bestselling author Nicholas Lemann presents key writings on five crucial questions confronting American democracy today


Dreams of El Dorado: A History of the American West Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781541672543
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Published: Basic Books - October 20th, 2020

"Epic in its scale, fearless in its scope" (Hampton Sides), this masterfully told account of the American West from a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist sets a new standard as it sweeps from the California Gold Rush and beyond.


Poisoner in Chief: Sidney Gottlieb and the CIA Search for Mind Control Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781250762627
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - November 10th, 2020

The bestselling author of All the Shah’s Men and The Brothers tells the astonishing story of the man who oversaw the CIA’s secret drug and mind-control experiments of the 1950s and ’60s.


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