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February 2018

Killing Pablo

by Mark Bowden

“The story of how U.S. Army Intelligence and Delta Force commandos helped Colombian police track down and kill Pablo Escobar. . . . A…

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February 2018

How to Fix the Future

by Andrew Keen

As our world continues to be fundamentally changed by the Digital Revolution, this essential book by a leading Internet commentator shows how to preserve…

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November 2017

Enemies and Neighbors

by Ian Black

From a longtime Guardian correspondent and editor, an expansive, authoritative, and balanced account of over a century of violent confrontation, war, and occupation in…

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October 2017

Playing Through the Whistle

by Scott Price

From a Sports Illustrated senior writer, a moving epic of football and industrial America, telling the story of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, its now-shuttered steel mill,…

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October 2017

The Private Lives of the Tudors

by Tracy Borman

The internationally bestselling author of Thomas Cromwell and Elizabeth’s Women takes readers behind the closed doors and into the intimate lives of the Tudor…

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October 2017

The Allies Strike Back, 1941-1943

by James Holland

In the second book in this masterful new history of World War II in the West, James Holland tackles the Nazi invasion of Soviet…

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September 2017

Blitzkrieg

by Lloyd Clark

From a well-regarded military historian, a riveting and richly detailed reassessment of one of the most shocking military victories of all time.

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June 2017

Hue 1968

by Mark Bowden

From “a master of narrative journalism” (New York Times Book Review), a riveting history of the biggest and bloodiest battle of the Vietnam War.

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May 2017

The Great Society

by Robert Schenkkan

The sequel to All the Way, which won the 2014 Tony for Best Play, The Great Society traces the remainder of LBJ’s tumultuous presidency,…

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March 2017

Washington’s Immortals

by Patrick O'Donnell

From a bestselling military historian, the story of the Revolutionary War told through a band of brothers whose actions at key battles from Brooklyn…

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February 2017

The Black Calhouns

by Gail Lumet Buckley

Gail Lumet Buckley tells the story of her dynamic family during the most crucial century in African American history.

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February 2017

Neither Snow Nor Rain

by Devin Leonard

Few institutions are as loved, as loathed, and as historically important as the United States Post Office, the subject of this landmark century-spanning social,…

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January 2017

But You Did Not Come Back

by Marceline Loridan-Ivens

A phenomenal success in Europe, But You Did Not Come Back is an important addition to the library of Holocaust literature—a deeply moving story…

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November 2016

The Rise of Germany, 1939-1941

by James Holland

The first volume in a major, wide-ranging three-volume revisionist history of World War II in Europe, North Africa, and the Atlantic from a highly…

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June 2016

First to Fly

by Charles Bracelen Flood

From a critically acclaimed historian, the lively story of the American pilots who defied neutrality and flew for France before the United States entered…

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June 2016

Innovative State

by Aneesh Chopra

From the first chief technology officer of the United States, a brilliant look at our government, private sector “open innovation,” and how to tackle…

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June 2016

The Kentucky Cycle

by Robert Schenkkan

A sweeping epic of three families in eastern Kentucky that spans two hundred years of American history, awarded the Pulitzer Prize, now reissued for…

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June 2016

Eccentric Orbits

by John Bloom

How the largest man-made constellation in the heavens was built by dreamers in the Arizona desert, targeted for destruction by Motorola, and saved by…

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April 2016

1941: Fighting the Shadow War

by Marc Wortman

A thrilling exploration of the little-known history of America’s clandestine involvement in World War II prior to Pearl Harbor.

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March 2016

Liberty’s First Crisis

by Charles Slack

The tumultuous early years of the United States are brought to life in this gripping account of the Sedition Act and its victims, including…

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February 2016

Jam on the Vine

by LaShonda Barnett

An explosive debut novel that chronicles the life of a trailblazing African American woman journalist through the start of the twentieth century.

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February 2016

S O S

by Amiri Baraka

The definitive selection of Amiri Baraka’s dynamic poetry—comprising more than five decades of groundbreaking, controversial work—with new, previously unpublished, and uncollected poems.

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January 2016

The Devil Is Here in These Hills

by James Green

From a celebrated labor historian, the definitive chronicle of the fight for freedom by West Virginia coal miners, an important chapter in American history.

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November 2015

Empire’s Crossroads

by Carrie Gibson

A gripping narrative history of the entire Caribbean, from first exploration to today, by a talented British American historian.

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October 2015

Leningrad: Siege and Symphony

by Brian Moynahan

From Brian Moynahan, award-winning foreign correspondent and European editor with the Sunday Times, comes a brilliant work of military, political, and cultural history.

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August 2015

Selected Works

by Terrence McNally

From one of America’s most important contemporary playwrights, a definitive collection of work, including two never-before-published plays, interspersed with personal essays unique to this…

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July 2015

Liberty’s Torch

by Elizabeth Mitchell

“Journalist Elizabeth Mitchell recounts the captivating story behind the familiar monument that readers may have assumed they knew everything about.” —Sam Roberts, New York…

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June 2015

Shakespeare in Love

by Tom Stoppard

The long-awaited stage adaptation of the film that won seven Academy Awards including Best Picture, Shakespeare in Love.

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June 2015

The Trigger

by Tim Butcher

“The most original of First World War centenary books. . . . A travel narrative of rare resonance and insight.” —Sunday Times (UK)

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November 2014

Honorable Treachery

by G. J. A. O'Toole

A reissue of the first comprehensive history of American intelligence, espionage, and covert action—a book poised to capture a new audience in the wake…

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November 2014

Dam Busters

by James Holland

“Dam Busters describes the maneuvering that went on behind the scenes before one of Britain’s most important efforts to cripple the Nazi war machine….

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September 2014

Gaddafi’s Harem

by Annick Cojean

“Not only should Cojean be praised for her unveiling of Gaddafi’s sexual atrocities, but, more importantly, she has drawn attention to the severe improvement…

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August 2014

All the Way

by Robert Schenkkan

“A magnificent work. . . . a brilliant portrayal no less epic than the great tragedies of classic literature.” —Roma Torre, NY1

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August 2014

Still Writing

by Dani Shapiro

“One of those rare books that is both beautiful and useful. Still Writing is an exploration of the writing life, lit up by Shapiro’s…

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July 2014

Masters of the Word

by William J. Bernstein

From the author of A Splendid Exchange comes a remarkable history of media—from the creation of the alphabet through the invention of the Internet—and…

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June 2014

I Learn from Children

by Caroline Pratt

The wise, timeless story of a pioneering school, the ingenious woman who created it, and the lessons we can learn—from children.

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May 2014

How Asia Works

by Joe Studwell

“Provocative. . . . How Asia Works is a striking and enlightening book . . . A lively mix of scholarship, reporting and polemic.”…

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April 2014

Color Blind

by Tom Dunkel

“Dunkel’s enthralling narrative of Bismarck’s talented collection of white and black players falls into the ‘must-read’ category.” —Cleveland Plain Dealer

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March 2014

Finding Florida

by T.D. Allman

“A rich and lively history of Florida, minus the Disney gloss. . . . [Allman] shatters five centuries of mythmaking to tell the real…

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February 2014

Searching for Zion

by Emily Raboteau

“This is a beautifully written and thought-provoking book. My head gets blown off every page. . . . Everyone [Raboteau] meets she renders with…

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