United States History

Valcour: The 1776 Campaign That Saved the Cause of Liberty Cover Image
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 when America’s scrappy navy took on the full might of Britain’s sea power.

The Agitators: Three Friends Who Fought for Abolition and Women's Rights Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476760735
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Published: Scribner - March 30th, 2021

From the intimate perspective of three friends and neighbors in mid-nineteenth century Auburn, New York—the “agitators” of the title—acclaimed author Dorothy Wickenden tells the fascinating and crucially American stories of abolition, the Underground Railroad, the early women’s rights movement, and the Civil War.

Stampede: Gold Fever and Disaster in the Klondike Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385544504
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Published: Doubleday - April 13th, 2021

A gripping and wholly original account of the epic human tragedy that was the great Klondike Gold Rush of 1897-98. One hundred thousand men and women rushed heedlessly north to make their fortunes; very few did, but many thousands of them died in the attempt.

The Unfit Heiress: The Tragic Life and Scandalous Sterilization of Ann Cooper Hewitt Cover Image
ISBN: 9781538753354
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - April 20th, 2021

For readers of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and The Phantom of Fifth Avenue, a page-turning drama of fortunes, eugenics and women's reproductive rights framed by the sordid court battle between Ann Cooper Hewitt and her socialite mother.

Holding Back the River: The Struggle Against Nature on America's Waterways Cover Image
ISBN: 9781501187049
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - April 20th, 2021

A revelatory work of reporting on the men and women wrestling to harness and preserve America’s most vital natural resource: our rivers.

The Mississippi. The Missouri. The Ohio. America’s great rivers are the very lifeblood of our country. We need them for nourishing crops, for cheap bulk transportation, for hydroelectric power, for fresh drinking water.

New Yorkers: A City and Its People in Our Time Cover Image
ISBN: 9780393242324
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 23rd, 2021

A symphony of contemporary New York through the magnificent words of its people—from the best-selling author of Londoners.

Terror to the Wicked: America's First Trial by Jury That Ended a War and Helped to Form a Nation Cover Image
ISBN: 9781101871713
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Published: Pantheon - March 16th, 2021

A little-known moment in colonial history that changed the course of America’s future.A riveting account of a brutal killing, an all-out manhunt, and the first murder trial in America,set against the backdrop of the Pequot War(between the Pequot tribe and the colonists of Massachusetts Bay) that ended this two-year war and brought about a peace that allowed the colonies to become a nation

The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982123895
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Published: Simon & Schuster - March 2nd, 2021

A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice ​

From award-winning author Paulina Bren comes the first history of New York’s most famous residential hotel—The Barbizon—and the remarkable women who lived there.


Liberated from home and hearth by World War I, politic

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This Is Chance!: The Great Alaska Earthquake, Genie Chance, and the Shattered City She Held Together Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525509929
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 16th, 2021

The thrilling, cinematic story of a community shattered by disaster—and the extraordinary woman who helped pull it back together

“A powerful, heart-wrenching book, as much art as it is journalism.”—The Wall Street Journal

1774: The Long Year of Revolution Cover Image
ISBN: 9780804172462
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Published: Vintage - February 9th, 2021

From one of our most acclaimed and original colonial historians, a groundbreaking book tracing the critical "long year" of 1774 and the revolutionary change that took place from the Boston Tea Party and the First Continental Congress to the Battles of Lexington and Concord.


Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802148759
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Published: Grove Press - March 16th, 2021

A brilliantly conceived and vividly drawn story--Washington, D.C. on the eve of Abraham Lincoln's historic second inaugural address as the lens through which to understand all the complexities of the Civil War

The Rope: A True Story of Murder, Heroism, and the Dawn of the NAACP Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982114022
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Published: 37 Ink - February 9th, 2021

From New York Times bestselling author Alex Tresniowski comes a page-turning, remarkable true-crime thriller recounting the 1910 murder of ten-year-old Marie Smith, the dawn of modern criminal detection and the launch of the NAACP.

In the tranquil seaside town of Asbury Park, New Jersey, ten-year-old schoolgirl Marie Smith is brutally murdered.

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