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The Rights of Man

The Rights of Man

H. G. Wells’s passionate and influential manifesto—never before available in the United States—was first published in England in 1940 in response to World War...

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The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution

The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution

In this original, provocative contribution to the debate over economic inequality, Ganesh Sitaraman argues that a strong and sizable middle class is a prerequisite for America’s constitutional...

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Everything Under the Heavens

Everything Under the Heavens

From the former New York Times Asia correspondent and author of China's Second Continent, an incisive investigation of China's ideological development as it becomes an ever more aggressive...

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The Imagineers of War

The Imagineers of War

The definitive history of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Pentagon agency that has quietly shaped war and technology for nearly sixty years.Founded...

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The House of Memory

The House of Memory

An engaging, funny, and tender memoir from a man of ninety years: of growing up poor in a Brooklyn and Ireland that now exist only in memory, and of serving in the China/Burma/India theater...

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The Lost City of Z (Movie Tie-In)

The Lost City of Z (Movie Tie-In)

This New York Times bestseller is soon to be a major motion picture starring Charlie Hunnam, Tom Holland, and Robert Pattinson and directed...

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American Sanctuary

American Sanctuary

From “one of the most wide-ranging and imaginative historians in America today; there is no one else quite like him in the profession” (Gordon S. Wood)—a dazzling and original work of history. A. Roger Ekirch’s American...

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Chasing the Last Laugh

Chasing the Last Laugh

In the 1890s, Mark Twain came back from the dead. The famous author’s career was collapsing, his masterpieces were at risk of falling into oblivion, and he was even mistakenly...

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Inventing America

Inventing America

From one of America's foremost historians, Inventing America compares Thomas Jefferson's original draft of the Declaration of Independence with the final, accepted version,...

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Civil Wars

Civil Wars

A highly original history, tracing the least understood and most intractable form of organized human aggression from Ancient Rome through the centuries to the present day....

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I Am Not Your Negro

I Am Not Your Negro

National BestsellerNominated for the Academy Award for Best DocumentaryTo compose his stunning documentary film I Am Not Your Negro, acclaimed...

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Not in God's Name

Not in God's Name

In this powerful and timely book, one of the most admired and authoritative religious leaders of our time tackles the phenomenon of religious extremism and violence committed...

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Dark Money

Dark Money

NATIONAL BESTSELLERA NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BEST BOOK OF THE YEARFrom the bestselling author of The Dark Side, an electrifying work of investigative...

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A Very Expensive Poison

A Very Expensive Poison

A true story of murder and conspiracy that points directly to Vladimir Putin, by The Guardian’s former Moscow bureau chief.On November...

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A House Full of Females

A House Full of Females

From the author of A Midwife's Tale, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize for History, and The Age of Homespun--a revelatory, nuanced, and deeply intimate...

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The House of the Dead

The House of the Dead

A visceral, hundred-year history of the vast Russian penal colony.   It was known as 'the vast prison without a roof.' From the beginning of the nineteenth century until the Russian Revolution,...

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The Feud

The Feud

The Feud is the deliciously ironic (and sad) tale of how two literary giants destroyed their friendship in a fit of mutual pique and egomania.In 1940, Edmund Wilson was the undisputed big dog of American letters. Vladimir Nabokov...

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The Wood for the Trees

The Wood for the Trees

From the author of Earth: An Intimate History, an exuberant "biography" of four acres of woodland, evoking a cosmos of living and inanimate things and imagining its millennia of existence...

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How to Survive a Plague

How to Survive a Plague

A New York Times 2016 Notable BookThe definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic—from the creator of, and inspired by, the seminal documentary How to Survive a Plague....

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Island People

Island People

A masterwork of travel literature and of history: voyaging from Cuba to Jamaica, Puerto Rico to Trinidad, Haiti to Barbados, and islands in between, Joshua Jelly-Schapiro offers a kaleidoscopic...

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Bellevue

Bellevue

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian comes a riveting history of New York's iconic public hospital that charts the turbulent rise of American medicine. Bellevue Hospital,...

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Brothers at Arms

Brothers at Arms

Winner of the Journal of the American Revolution 2016 Book of the Year AwardThe remarkable untold story of how the American Revolution's success depended on substantial...

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Al Capone

Al Capone

From a National Book Award-winning biographer, the first complete life of legendary gangster Al Capone to be produced with the cooperation of his family, who provided the author with exclusive access to personal...

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The Earth Is Weeping

The Earth Is Weeping

*Winner of the Gilder-Lehrman Prize for Military History**A Smithsonian Top History Book of 2016*Bringing together a pageant of fascinating characters including Custer, Sherman, Grant,...

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