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March

March

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize–a powerful love story set against the backdrop of the Civil War, from the author of The Secret Chord. From Louisa May Alcott’s beloved classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has animated the character of the...

Abigail and John

Abigail and John

“Fascinating…Gelles has provided a balanced portrait, and her mastery of the period’s issues and history is evident on every page. Her treatment of the family… written with understanding and sensitivity… But it is her strength as a feminist...

Dallas, November 22, 1963

Dallas, November 22, 1963

This account of the Kennedy assassination (“the most riveting ever,” says The New York Times) is taken from Robert A. Caro’s brilliant and bestselling The Passage of Power.  Here is that tragic day in Dallas alive with startling details...

Phantom Warriors: Book 2

Phantom Warriors: Book 2

MORE GRIPPING, NO-HOLDS-BARRED LRRP ACCOUNTSFROM THE FRONT LINESDuring the Vietnam War, few combat operations were more dangerous than LRRP/Ranger missions. Vastly outnumbered, the patrols faced overwhelming odds as they fought to carry out their missions, from gathering intelligence, acting...

The Great Revolt

The Great Revolt

A CNN political analyst and a Republican strategist reframe the discussion of the “Trump voter” to answer the question, What’s next? NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY FOREIGN AFFAIRS • “Unlike most retellings of the 2016 election, The Great Revolt provides a...

Revolutionary Characters

Revolutionary Characters

In this brilliantly illuminating group portrait of the men who came to be known as the Founding Fathers, the incomparable Gordon Wood has written a book that seriously asks, “What made these men great?” and shows us, among many...

1177 B.C.

1177 B.C.

A bold reassessment of what caused the Late Bronze Age collapse In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the “Sea Peoples” invaded Egypt. The pharaoh’s army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt...

Battleground

Battleground

W.E.B. Griffin is a bestselling phenomenom, an American master of authentic military action and drama. Now, in this electrifying new novel, he reveals the story of one of the bloodiest conflicts of the Pacific, the epic struggle for Guadalcanal…Daredevil...

155 Life Lessons

155 Life Lessons

Lessons on life that last through the ages… 1000 years ago in northern Persia a King is nearing death. He calls for his son, the heir apparent to the throne, to tell him some words of wisdom. Only his...

Word Play

Word Play

Why do certain words make us blush or wince? Why do men and women really speak different languages? Why do nursery rhymes in vastly different societies possess similar rhyme and rhythm patterns? What do slang, riddles and puns secretly...

The Dead Hand

The Dead Hand

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE The first full account of how the Cold War arms race finally came to a close, this riveting narrative history sheds new light on the people who struggled to end this era of massive...

First

First

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The intimate, inspiring, and authoritative biography of Sandra Day O’Connor, America’s first female Supreme Court justice, drawing on exclusive interviews and first-time access to Justice O’Connor’s archives—by the New York Times bestselling author Evan...

The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist

The Cadaver King and the Country Dentist

A shocking and deeply reported account of the persistent plague of institutional racism and junk forensic science in our criminal justice system, and its devastating effect on innocent livesAfter two three-year-old girls were raped and murdered in rural Mississippi,...

The CBS Murders

The CBS Murders

Winner of the Edgar Award: The gripping account of a gruesome mass murder in gritty 1980s New York and the relentless hunt for a coldblooded killer.   On a warm spring evening in 1982, thirty-seven-year-old accountant Margaret Barbera left...

Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama

This is the inspiring story of a modern American icon, the first comprehensive account of the life and times of Michelle Obama. With disciplined reporting and a storyteller’s eye for revealing detail, Peter Slevin follows Michelle to the White...

The Ravens

The Ravens

“These are the heroes no one told you about” – Tom Clancy. Officially the war in Laos did not exist – both North Vietnam and the USA denied they had troops there. In fact, thousands of North Vietnamese were...

The peace negotiations between the governments of the South African Republic and the Orange Free State, and the representatives of the British government, which terminated in the peace concluded at Vereeniging on the 31st May, 1902

The peace negotiations between the governments of the South African Republic and the Orange Free State, and the representatives of the British government, which terminated in the peace concluded at Vereeniging on the 31st May, 1902

This publication dictates of the Minutes of the Negotiations which led to the Peace concluded at Vereeniging on May 31, 1902, events which have hitherto been a closed page in the history of the Boer War.

Genius of the People

Genius of the People

“Charles Mee has recreated the vivid drama of 1787 . . . Genius of the People is an absorbing look at the incomparable personalities who brought us our Constitution.” – Michael Beschloss Genius of the People is a timely...

Tacitus on Germany

Tacitus on Germany

The whole of Germany is thus bounded; separated from Gaul, from Rhoetia and Pannonia, by the rivers Rhine and Danube; from Sarmatia and Dacia by mutual fear, or by high mountains: the rest is encompassed by the ocean, which...

Shadow of the Titanic

Shadow of the Titanic

IN the early morning hours of April 15, 1912, the icy waters of the North Atlantic reverberated with the desperate screams of more than 1,500 men, women, and children—passengers of the once majestic liner Titanic. Then, as the ship...

The Titanic Sinks! (Totally True Adventures)

The Titanic Sinks! (Totally True Adventures)

Here is the exciting true story about the “unsinkable” Titanic! Dramatic accounts, white-knuckle suspense, and fast-paced action of how the world’s biggest, safest ship sank on its maiden voyage. Includes black-and-white photos and full-color underwater photos of the wreck.  

The Lieutenants

The Lieutenants

They were the young ones, the bright ones, the ones with the dreams. From the Nazi-prowled wastes of North Africa to the bloody corridors of Europe, they answered the call gladly. It was their duty, their job, their life....

The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia

“ superb history…. In these thrilling, highly readable pages, we meet Rasputin, the shaggy, lecherous mystic…; we visit the gilded ballrooms of the doomed aristocracy; and we pause in the sickroom of little Alexei, the hemophiliac heir who, with...

Emperor of Thorns

Emperor of Thorns

In the final novel in the Broken Empire Trilogy, the boy who would rule all may have finally met his match…   King Jorg Ancrath is twenty now—and king of seven nations. His goal—revenge against his father—has not yet...

The Third Reich at War

The Third Reich at War

A New York Times bestseller! An absorbing, revelatory, and definitive account of one of the greatest tragedies in human history Adroitly blending narrative, description, and analysis, Richard J. Evans portrays a society rushing headlong to self-destruction and taking much of...

Counterattack

Counterattack

No one captures the drama of war as brilliantly as bestselling author W.E.B. Griffin. The Corps is his multi-volume portrait of the Marine Corps, the brave men and women who fought, loved and died in the sweeping turmoil of...

The Hunter Killers

The Hunter Killers

At the height of the Cold War, America’s most elite aviators bravely volunteered for a covert program aimed at eliminating an impossible new threat. Half never returned. All became legends. From New York Times bestselling author Dan Hampton comes...

Notorious RBG

Notorious RBG

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Featured in the forthcoming documentary, RBG “The authors make this unassuming, most studious woman come pulsing to life. . . . Notorious RBG may be a playful project, but it asks to be read seriously....

When the Emperor Was Divine

When the Emperor Was Divine

The debut novel from the PEN/Faulkner Award Winning Author of The Buddha in the Attic On a sunny day in Berkeley, California, in 1942, a woman sees a sign in a post office window, returns to her home, and...

The Time Traveler’s Guide to Medieval England

The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England

The past is a foreign country. This is your guidebook. A time machine has just transported you back to the fourteenth century. What do you see? How do you dress? How do you earn a living and how much...