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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 compelling, almost Shakespearean tale.” –Los Angeles…

Emily Fridlund

…debut collection of stories, Catapult, won the Mary McCarthy Prize. Her fiction has appeared in a variety of journals, including Boston Review, ZYZZYVA, FiveChapters, New Orleans Review, Sou’wester, New Delta

Michael Johnston

After leaving the Delta, Michael Johnston earned a master’s degree at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and cofounded New Leaders for New Schools, an educational nonprofit that recruits and…

The Mekong

by Milton Osborne

“For those who have not read about the exploration of the Mekong or the discovery of Angkor and the impact it had on the outside world, there is perhaps no…

Black Hawk Down

by Mark Bowden

“Amazing . . . One of the most intense, visceral reading experiences imaginable. . . . The individual stories are woven together in such a compelling and expert fashion, the…

The Pyramids

by Miroslav Verner

“This comprehensive volume details everything you ever wanted to know about pyramids–and the cultural and technological world from which they arose.” –Boston Herald…

The Poker Bride

by Christopher Corbett

“The Poker Bride is a gorgeously written and brilliantly researched saga of America during the mad flush of its biggest Gold Rush. Christopher Corbett’s genius is to anchor his larger…

Craig Nova

From the Author, on Trombone: If I had to describe myself as a writer, I’d say that I get the biggest thrill out of setting up situations in which characters…

In the Deep Heart’s Core

by Michael Johnston

“Inspiring. . . . Readers will find that this was a learning process as much for the teacher as it was for the students.” –Mark Alan Williams, Library Journal…

Guests of the Ayatollah

by Mark Bowden

“Heart-stopping, and heart-breaking.” —James Traub, New York Times Book Review…