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Lioness

Lioness

The definitive biography of the iron-willed leader, chain-smoking political operative, and tea-and-cake-serving grandmother who became the fourth prime minister of Israel ...

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Hoover

Hoover

The definitive biography of Herbert Hoover, one of the most remarkable Americans of the twentieth century--a revisionist account that will forever change the way Americans ...

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Red Famine

Red Famine

From the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Gulag and the National Book Award finalist Iron Curtain, a revelatory history of one of Stalin's greatest crimes—the consequences of which...

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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 General vs. the President

The General vs. the President

At the height of the Korean War, President Harry S. Truman committed a gaffe that sent shock waves around the world, when he suggested that General Douglas MacArthur, the willful,...

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In Retrospect

In Retrospect

#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER. The definitive insider's account of American policy making in Vietnam."Can anyone remember a public official with the courage to confess error and explain...

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The Vietnam War

The Vietnam War

From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict...

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Victoria & Abdul (Movie Tie-In)

Victoria & Abdul (Movie Tie-In)

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture starring Dame Judi Dench from director Stephen Frears, releasing September 22, 2017.History’s most unlikely friendship—this...

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The 1964 Election and Its Aftermath

The 1964 Election and Its Aftermath

"Can anyone remember a public official with the courage to confess error and explain where he and his country went wrong? This is what Robert McNamara does in this brave, honest,...

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Because Our Fathers Lied

Because Our Fathers Lied

Robert S. McNamara was the official face of Vietnam, the technocrat with steel-rimmed glasses and an ironclad faith in numbers who kept insisting that the war was winnable long after he...

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Fathers and Daughters

Fathers and Daughters

The youngest of six children in a close-knit Buddhist family, Le Ly Hayslip was twelve years old when U.S. helicopters landed in Ky La, her tiny village in central Vietnam. As the...

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A Federal Offense

A Federal Offense

“We weren’t meant to be here.” From the modern classic memoir, In Pharaoh’s Army, a selection by Tobias Wolff portrays the final days of civilian...

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An Illness Caused by Youth

An Illness Caused by Youth

Veteran Jack Bissell only deepened the abyss between him and his son Tom when he talked about the Vietnam war. But, when a magazine editor sends the two back to Vietnam for...

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Illumination Rounds

Illumination Rounds

Fresh in his boots and three days in-country, Michael Herr is in a Chinook when a young soldier across from him is gunned. “It took me a month to lose that feeling of being a spectator to...

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Between East and West

Between East and West

In the summer and fall of 1991, Anne Applebaum, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Gulag and Iron Curtain, took a three month road trip through the freshly independent borderlands...

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Hero of the Empire

Hero of the Empire

"A thrilling account.... This book is an awesome nail-biter and top-notch character study rolled into one." —New York Times Critic Jennifer Senior's Top...

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Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

The first full biography of Ernest Hemingway in more than fifteen years; the first to draw upon a wide array of never-before-used material; the first written by a woman,...

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Fractured Lands

Fractured Lands

From the bestselling author of Lawrence in Arabia, a piercing account of how the contemporary Arab world came to be riven by catastrophe since the 2003 United States invasion of Iraq.In...

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Joe Gould's Teeth

Joe Gould's Teeth

From New Yorker staff writer and Harvard historian Jill Lepore, the dark, spellbinding tale of her restless search for the missing longest book ever written, a century-old...

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Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   -  NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST"Disturbing and riveting...It will sear your soul." Dave Eggers, New York Times Book ReviewFrom New Yorker...

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The Souls of China

The Souls of China

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, a revelatory portrait of religion in China today—its history, the spiritual traditions of its Eastern and Western faiths, and the ways in...

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Dog Gone

Dog Gone

The true story of a lost dog’s journey and a family’s furious search to find him before it is too late.October 10, 1998. Fielding Marshall is hiking on the Appalachian...

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When Heaven and Earth Changed Places

When Heaven and Earth Changed Places

“One of the most important books of Vietnamese American and Vietnam War literature...Moving, powerful.” —Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The...

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Barcelona from A to Z

Barcelona from A to Z

To bring one of Barrie Kerper's indispensable guides along with you on your trip is like having a savvy friend be your personal tour guide. In her latest, Barrie opens an insider's,...

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