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John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court

Richard Brookhiser · Basic Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The life of John Marshall, Founding Father and America's premier Chief Justice In 1801, a genial and brilliant Revolutionary War veteran and politician became the fourth Chief Justice of the United States. He would hold the post for 34 years (still a record) , expounding the Constitution...
Churchill: Walking with Destiny

Pages: 1088
Format: Hardcover

A landmark reconsideration of the iconic war leader, based on extensive new material--from private letters to war cabinet meetings-- by the bestselling, award-winning author of Napoleon and The Storm of War.When we seek an example of unalloyed courage, the man who comes to mind is Winston...
Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose

Joe Biden · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller"Promise Me, Dad is a brisk, often uplifting read, a consequence of its author's congenital jollity and irrepressible candor." - Vanity FairA deeply moving memoir about the year that would forever change both a family and a country....
Ernest Hemingway: Artifacts From a Life

Michael Katakis · Scribner
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Beautifully designed, intimate and illuminating, this is the story of American icon Ernest Hemingway's life through the documents, photographs, and miscellany he kept, compiled by the steward of the Hemingway estate and featuring contributions by his son and grandson.For many people,...
How to Be Alone: If You Want To, and Even If You Don't

LANE MOORE · Atria Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

The former Sex & Relationships Editor for Cosmopolitan and host of the wildly popular comedy show Tinder Live with Lane Moore presents her poignant, funny, and deeply moving first book.Lane Moore is best known as an award-winning sex and relationships editor, a comic, a rock singer,...
Professor at Large: The Cornell Years

John Cleese · Cornell University Press
Pages: 248
Format: Hardcover

And now for something completely different. Professor at Large features beloved English comedian and actor John Cleese in the role of ivy league professor at Cornell University. His almost twenty years as professor-at-large has led to many talks, essays, and lectures on campus. This collection...
Seriously Curious: The Facts and Figures that Turn Our World Upside Down

Tom Standage · The Economist
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Smart, savvy answers to universal questions, from the highly popular The Economist Explains and Daily Chart blogs-a treat for the knowing, the uninitiated, and the downright curious.Seriously Curious: The Facts and Figures that Turn Our World Upside Down brings together the very best explainers...
Landing on the Edge of Eternity: Twenty-Four Hours at Omaha Beach

Robert Kershaw · Pegasus Books
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

A visceral and momentous narrative of the first twenty-four hours of D-Day on Omaha Beach: the most dramatic Allied landing of World War II.Before World War II, Normandy's Plage d'Or coast was best known for its sleepy villages and holiday destinations. Early in 1944, German commander Field...
In Byron's Wake: The Turbulent Lives of Lord Byron's Wife and Daughter: Annabella Milbanke and Ada Lovelace

Miranda Seymour · Pegasus Books
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

A masterful portrait of two remarkable women, revealing how two turbulent lives were always haunted by the dangerously enchanting, quicksilver spirit of that extraordinary father whom Ada never knew: Lord Byron.In 1815, the clever, courted, and cherished Annabella Milbanke married the notorious...