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The Residence
The Residence

Kate Andersen Brower

"Absolutely delicious."—Washington PostFrom the mystique of the glamorous Kennedys to the tumult that surrounded Bill and Hillary Clinton during the president's impeachment to the historic tenure of Barack and Michelle Obama, each new administration brings a unique set of personalities...
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Notes on a Foreign Country
Notes on a Foreign Country

Suzy Hansen

Suzy Hansen left her country and moved to Istanbul?and discovered AmericaIn the wake of the September 11 attacks and the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, Suzy Hansen, who grew up in an insular conservative town in New Jersey, was enjoying early success as a journalist for a high-profile New York...
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Bellevue
Bellevue

David Oshinsky

From a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian comes a riveting history of New York's iconic public hospital that charts the turbulent rise of American medicine. Bellevue Hospital, on New York City's East Side, occupies a colorful and horrifying place in the public imagination: a den of mangled...
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Victoria & Abdul
Victoria & Abdul

Shrabani Basu

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 is the astonishing story of Queen Victoria and her dearestcompanion, the young Indian Munshi Abdul Karim.In the twilight years...
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Grant
Grant

Ron Chernow

The #1 New York Times bestseller.Pulitzer Prize winner Ron Chernow returns with a sweeping and dramatic portrait of one of our most compelling generals and presidents, Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S. Grant's life has typically been misunderstood. All too often he is caricatured as a chronic...
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Martin Luther
Martin Luther

Eric Metaxas

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Metaxas is a scrupulous chronicler and has an eye for a good story. . . . full, instructive, and pacey." —The Washington PostFrom #1 New York Times bestselling author Eric Metaxas comes a brilliant and inspiring biography of the most influential man in modern...
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The Last Castle
The Last Castle

Denise Kiernan

“A soaring and gorgeous American story” (Karen Abbott) from the author of the New York Times bestselling The Girls of Atomic City. The fascinating true story behind the magnificent Gilded Age mansion Biltmore—the largest, grandest residence ever built in the United States.The...
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The Man from the Train
The Man from the Train

Bill James

Using unprecedented, dramatically compelling sleuthing techniques, legendary statistician and baseball writer Bill James applies his analytical acumen to crack an unsolved century-old mystery surrounding one of the deadliest serial killers in American history.Between 1898 and 1912, families...
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Code Girls
Code Girls

Liza Mundy

Recruited by the US Army and Navy from small towns and elite colleges, more than ten thousand women served as codebreakers during World War II. While their brothers and boyfriends took up arms, these women moved to Washington and learned the meticulous work of code-breaking. Their efforts...
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Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci

Walter Isaacson

The #1 New York Times Bestseller "A powerful story of an exhilarating mind and life...a study in creativity: how to define it, how to achieve it."—The New Yorker "Vigorous, insightful."—The Washington Post "A masterpiece."—San Francisco Chronicle "Luminous."—The...
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