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American Dialogue

American Dialogue

The award-winning author of Founding Brothers and The Quartet now gives us a deeply insightful examination of the relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas...

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Titans of History

Titans of History

In this inspiring, horrifying, and accessible collection of short, entertaining, and vivid life stories, Simon Sebag Montefiore—one of our pre-eminent historians and a prizewinning...

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Lenin

Lenin

Victor Sebestyen's riveting biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin—the first major biography in English in nearly two decades—is not only a political examination of one of the most important historical figures...

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Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation

Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation

A timeless story rediscovered by each new generation, The Diary of a Young Girl stands without peer. For both young readers and adults it continues to capture the remarkable...

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The Diary of Samuel Pepys

The Diary of Samuel Pepys

A newly edited selection from the most famous, colorful, and vivid diarist in the English language--in the most accessible, uncensored, and clearly annotated edition available.Though...

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Election Night 2016

Election Night 2016

The last president election was a stunning political upset when Donald Trump, a billionaire businessman won in a political coup, with no experience whatsoever. But along with this...

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The End of History Not

The End of History Not

In December 2016, the Guardian reporter and former Moscow bureau chief Luke Harding, quietly met Christopher Steele, who’s infamous dossier sparked one of the most sensational scandals...

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The Evil Empire Speech, 1983

The Evil Empire Speech, 1983

Crucially relevant over thirty years after its delivery, President Ronald Reagan's Evil Empire speech to the National Association of Evangelicals is a classic of the American rhetorical...

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Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World, 1914-1948

Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World, 1914-1948

The second and concluding volume of the magisterial biography that began with the acclaimed, Gandhi Before India: the definitive portrait of the life and work of one...

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On Desperate Ground

On Desperate Ground

"Superb...A masterpiece of thorough research, deft pacing and arresting detail...This war story — the fight to break out of a frozen hell near the Chosin Reservoir — has been told many times before. But Sides tells it exceedingly well,...

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The Way We Live Now

The Way We Live Now

In this selection from her searing cultural history of the last half century, Susan Jacoby chronicles the menacing surge of anti-rationalism in contemporary American life and the...

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What Is Fascism?

What Is Fascism?

Based on a lifetime’s worth of research, esteemed historian Robert Paxton explores what fascism is and how it has come to have a lasting and continued impact on our history. In the...

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The King and the Catholics

The King and the Catholics

From beloved historian Antonia Fraser comes the dramatic story of how Catholics in the United Kingdom won back their rights after two centuries of official discrimination.In the summer...

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The Jungle Grows Back

The Jungle Grows Back

"An incisive, elegantly written, new book about America’s unique role in the world." --Tom Friedman, The New York TimesA brilliant and visionary argument...

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Young Benjamin Franklin

Young Benjamin Franklin

In this new account of Franklin's early life, Pulitzer finalist Nick Bunker portrays him as a complex, driven young man who elbows his way to success.From...

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Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

A St. Louis Post Dispatch Best Book of 2017The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years is the first to draw on a...

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Red Famine

Red Famine

AN ECONOMIST BEST BOOK OF THE YEARFrom the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag and the National Book Award finalist Iron Curtain, a revelatory history of one of...

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Sticky Fingers

Sticky Fingers

A New York Times Top 10 Book of the Year (Dwight Garner)A New York Times Top 10 Book of the Year (Janet Maslin)A New York Magazine Top 10 Book of the Year A USA Today Top 10 Book We Loved Reading in 2017An Amazon Top...

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Texas Blood

Texas Blood

In the tradition of Ian Frazier's Great Plains, and as vivid as the work of Cormac McCarthy, an intoxicating, singularly illuminating history of the Texas borderlands from...

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The Impostor

The Impostor

From the award-winning author of Soldiers of Salamis, a propulsive and riveting narrative investigation into an infamous fraud: a man who has been lying his entire...

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Travels with Foxfire

Travels with Foxfire

Since 1972, the Foxfire books have preserved and celebrated the culture of Southern Appalachia for hundreds of thousands of readers. In Travels with Foxfire, native son Phil Hudgins and...

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The Victorian and the Romantic

The Victorian and the Romantic

History meets memoir in two irresistible true-life romances--one set in 19th century Rome, one in present-day Paris and London--linked by a bond between women writers a hundred years apartIn...

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The Immeasurable World

The Immeasurable World

One of Booklist's Top 10 Literary Travel Books of 2018 "William Atkins is an erudite writer with a wonderful wit and gaze and this is a new and exciting beast of...

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Reporter

Reporter

"Reporter is just wonderful. Truly a great life, and what shines out of the book, amid the low cunning and tireless legwork, is Hersh's warmth and humanity. This book is essential reading for every...

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