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The Innocent Have Nothing to Fear

The Innocent Have Nothing to Fear

It’s election season, and this year New Orleans—hot, sticky, squalid—is hosting the Republican National Convention. J. D. Callahan is a political operative...

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Novels, Tales, Journeys

Novels, Tales, Journeys

Universally acknowledged as Russia’s greatest poet, Pushkin wrote with the rich, prolific creative powers of a Mozart or a Shakespeare. His prose spans a remarkable range, from satires to...

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Brothers at Arms

Brothers at Arms

Pulitzer Prize Finalist in HistoryWinner of the Journal of the American Revolution 2016 Book of the Year AwardAt the time the first shots were fired at...

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How to Survive a Plague

How to Survive a Plague

A definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic, here is the incredible story of the grassroots activists whose work turned HIV from a mostly fatal...

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The Sleepwalker

The Sleepwalker

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe New York Times bestselling author's most spine-tingling novel yet--the mesmerizing story of a wife and mother who vanishes...

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The Attention Merchants

The Attention Merchants

One of the Best Books of the Year The San Francisco Chronicle * The Philadelphia Inquirer * Vox * The Globe and Mail (Toronto) From Tim Wu, author of the award-winning The...

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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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Wild Things, Wild Places

Wild Things, Wild Places

In Wild Things, Wild Places actress, author, and conservationist Jane Alexander offers a moving first-hand assessment of what is being done to help the planet’s...

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The Tragedy of Brady Sims

The Tragedy of Brady Sims

Ernest J. Gaines's new novella revolves around a courthouse shooting that leads a young reporter to uncover the long story of race and power in his small town and the relationship...

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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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Code Warriors

Code Warriors

A sweeping, in-depth history of NSA, whose famous “cult of silence” has left the agency shrouded in mystery for decades   The National Security Agency was born out of the legendary...

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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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An Antiwar Delegation in Hanoi

An Antiwar Delegation in Hanoi

Bill Zimmerman put his life at risk for the greater social good when he smuggled medicines to the front lines in North Vietnam and spent time filming in Hanoi under U.S. bombardment....

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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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By the Rule

By the Rule

Draftee Philip Dosier tells the story of his war. Straight from high school, too young to vote or buy himself a drink, he enters a world of mud and heat, blood and body counts, ambushes and firefights....

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Eyes on the Street

Eyes on the Street

The first major biography of the irrepressible woman who changed the way we view and live in cities, and whose influence is felt to this day.Jane Jacobs was a phenomenal woman who wrote...

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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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A Kingdom of Their Own

A Kingdom of Their Own

The key to understanding the calamitous Afghan war is the complex, ultimately failed relationship between the powerful, duplicitous Karzai family and the United States, brilliantly portrayed here by the former Kabul...

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On the Banks of the Ya Crong Poco River

On the Banks of the Ya Crong Poco River

From the daring and controversial autobiographical novel that took the world by storm—the harrowing opening section of The Sorrow of War. Bao Ninh, a former North Vietnamese...

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Willa Cather

Willa Cather

Hermione Lee’s provocative and influential biography provides a sensitive reappraisal of a marvelous and often underrated writer. The Willa Cather she reveals here was a Nebraskan...

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Bridget Jones's Baby

Bridget Jones's Baby

Bridget Jones, beloved Singleton and global phenomenon, is back—with a bump! This gloriously funny story tells us what happened between The Edge of Reason and Mad...

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