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The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception

The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception

Once a top-secret training manual for CIA field agents in the early Cold War Era of the 1950s, The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception is now available to the general public. An amazing historical artifact, this eye-opening handbook...

Doomsday Book

Doomsday Book

Five years in the writing by one of science fiction’s most honored authors, Doomsday Book is a storytelling triumph. Connie Willis draws upon her understanding of the universalities of human nature to explore the ageless issues of evil, suffering and the...

Red Eagle and the Wars With the Creek Indians of Alabama.

Red Eagle and the Wars With the Creek Indians of Alabama.

William “Red Eagle” Weatherford was a Creek (Muscogee) Native American who led the Creek War offensive against the United States. Like many of the high-ranking members of the Creek nation, he was a mixture of Scottish and Creek Indian....

Overthrow

Overthrow

A fast-paced narrative history of the coups, revolutions, and invasions by which the United States has toppled fourteen foreign governments — not always to its own benefit “Regime change” did not begin with the administration of George W. Bush,...

Who Loses, Who Wins: The Journals of Kenneth Rose

Who Loses, Who Wins: The Journals of Kenneth Rose

Kenneth Rose was one of the most astute observers of the post-war Establishment. The wry and amusing journals of the royal biographer and historian made objective observation a sculpted craft. His impeccable social placement located him within the beating...

Like Dreamers

Like Dreamers

Winner of the Everett Family Jewish Book of the Year Award (a National Jewish Book Award) and the RUSA Sophie Brody Medal. In Like Dreamers, acclaimed journalist Yossi Klein Halevi interweaves the stories of a group of 1967 paratroopers...

Exploring History: Vol III

Exploring History: Vol III

American and World History units (in chronological order) Finding Egyptian Needles in Western Haystacks by Heidi Kershner, Pompeii by Caleb Wilson, Samurai: Sources of Warrior Identity in Medieval Japan by Ben Heebner, The Declaration of Independence by David Deis,...

@War

@War

“Chilling . . . Extraordinary and urgent.” — Washington Post “Scary but well documented . . . A deep dive into the world of cyber war and cyber warriors.” — Los Angeles Times “Unsettling . . . A deeply informative account...

The Dead and Those About to Die

The Dead and Those About to Die

From the author of Fire and Fortitude, a white-knuckle account of the 1st Infantry Division’s harrowing D-Day assault on the eastern sector of Omaha Beach—acclaimed historian John C. McManus has written a gripping history that will stand as the...

German Culture Past and Present

German Culture Past and Present

In this book the aim at giving a general view of the social and intellectual life of Germany from the end of the mediaeval period to modern times.

Under A Cruel Star

Under A Cruel Star

“A story of the human spirit as its most indomitable… one of the outstanding autobiographies of the century.” San Francisco Chronicle “Once in a rare while we read a book that puts the urgencies of our time and ourselves...

Memoir of Col. Benjamin Tallmadge

Memoir of Col. Benjamin Tallmadge

The Revolutionary War colonel—and leader of the famed Culper Spy Ring—tells his story in this fascinating historical autobiography.   When British troops defeated the Continental Army on Long Island, General George Washington was forced to abandon New York in...

The Men Who Stare at Goats

The Men Who Stare at Goats

Bizarre military history: In 1979, a crack commando unit was established by the most gifted minds within the U.S. Army. Defying all known laws of physics and accepted military practice, they believed that a soldier could adopt the cloak...

The Long Walk

The Long Walk

In the tradition of Michael Herr’s Dispatches and works by such masters of the memoir as Mary Karr and Tobias Wolff, a powerful account of war and homecoming.Brian Castner served three tours of duty in the Middle East, two...

The American Story

The American Story

Co-founder of The Carlyle Group and patriotic philanthropist David M. Rubenstein takes readers on a sweeping journey across the grand arc of the American story through revealing conversations with our greatest historians. In these lively dialogues, the biggest names...

Commander in Chief

Commander in Chief

“Superb . . . Hamilton brilliantly sets out Roosevelt’s foresight, determination and skill in establishing a new world order.” —Fareed Zakaria, Washington Post “Provocative . . . stimulating to follow.” —Thomas E. Ricks, New York Times Book Review 1943...

The War Lovers

The War Lovers

On February 15th, 1898, the American ship USS Maine mysteriously exploded in the Havana Harbor. News of the blast quickly reached U.S. shores, where it was met by some not with alarm but great enthusiasm. A powerful group of...

American Prometheus

American Prometheus

J. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a brilliant physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting...

Otherwise Engaged

Otherwise Engaged

The New York Times Bestseller! Miss Amity Doncaster, world traveler, is accustomed to adventure and risk. Benedict Stanbridge, a man of science and a spy for the Crown, has faced danger in the darker corners of foreign lands. Now...

Jony Ive

Jony Ive

“An adulating biography of Apple’s left-brained wunderkind, whose work continues to revolutionize modern technology.” —Kirkus Reviews In 1997, Steve Jobs discovered a scruffy British designer toiling away at Apple’s headquarters, surrounded by hundreds of sketches and prototypes. Jony Ive’s collaboration with Jobs would produce some of the world’s...

The Odyssey of Echo Company

The Odyssey of Echo Company

SELECTED BY MILITARY TIMES AS A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR * SELECTED BY THE SOCIETY OF MIDLAND AUTHORS’ AS THE BEST NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR The New York Times bestselling author of In Harm’s Way and Horse...

The Red and the Blue

The Red and the Blue

From MSNBC correspondent Steve Kornacki, a lively and sweeping history of the birth of political tribalism in the 1990s—one that brings critical new understanding to our current political landscape from Clinton to Trump In The Red and the Blue,...

Home

Home

The latest novel from Nobel Prize winner Toni Morrison. An angry and self-loathing veteran of the Korean War, Frank Money finds himself back in racist America after enduring trauma on the front lines that left him with more than...

Letters of Note: Volume 1

Letters of Note: Volume 1

This spectacular collection of more than 125 letters offers a never-before-seen glimpse of the events and people of history—the brightest and best, the most notorious, and the endearingly everyday. Entries include a transcript of the letter; a short contextual...

Enola Gay

Enola Gay

The most important event of World War Two. The bombing of Hiroshima is told for the first time from first-hand sources. Myth and reality are finally separated from the planning of the mission to that moment over Hiroshima when...

Never Call Me a Hero

Never Call Me a Hero

The true story behind the blockbuster motion picture Midway Hailed as “The single most effective pilot at Midway” (World War II magazine), Dusty Kleiss struck and sank three Japanese ships at the Battle of Midway, including two aircraft carriers. This is his extraordinary...

Before and After

Before and After

The compelling, poignant true stories of victims of a notorious adoption scandal—some of whom learned the truth from Lisa Wingate’s bestselling novel Before We Were Yours and were reunited with birth family members as a result of its wide...

Titan

Titan

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist   From the acclaimed, award-winning author of Alexander Hamilton: here is the essential, endlessly engrossing biography of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.—the Jekyll-and-Hyde of American capitalism. In the course of his nearly 98 years,...

Killing Lincoln/Killing Kennedy

Killing Lincoln/Killing Kennedy

The ultimate collection of history that reads like a thriller from mega-bestselling author, Bill O’Reilly Millions of readers have discovered the thrill of history come to life in the instant bestsellers, Killing Lincoln and Killing Kennedy, from New York...

ISIS

ISIS

Fully Revised & Updated Edition of the New York Times Bestselling and Highly Praised Book on ISIS With newly added material and breaking news including: —Interview with a former ISIS spymaster —Why ISIS is targeting Europe and the US —What Russia...