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Spies in the Family: An American Spymaster, His Russian Crown Jewel, and the Friendship That Helped End the Cold War

Eva Dillon · Harper
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A riveting true-life thriller and revealing memoir from the daughter of an American intelligence officer - the astonishing true story of two spies and their families on opposite sides of the Cold War.In the summer of 1975, seventeen-year-old Eva Dillon's family was living in New Delhi when...
The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's 1927 Transatlantic Crossing

Dan Hampton · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

A gripping and unique "in-the-cockpit" account of Charles Lindbergh's extraordinary first transatlantic flight from New York to Paris, by acclaimed aviation historian (Viper Pilot, Lords of the Sky) and former fighter pilot Dan Hampton - "one of the most decorated pilots...
The Loyal Son: The War in Ben Franklin's House

Pages: 464
Format: Print book

The dramatic story of a founding father, his illegitimate son, and the tragedy of their conflict during the American Revolution - from the acclaimed author of The Lincolns. Ben Franklin is the most lovable of America's founding fathers. His wit, his charm, his inventiveness - even his grandfatherly...
Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart

Scott Anderson · Anchor
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

From the bestselling author of Lawrence in Arabia, a piercing account of how the contemporary Arab world came to be riven by catastrophe since the 2003 United States invasion of Iraq.In 2011, a series of anti-government uprisings shook the Middle East and North Africa in what would become...
Geek Girl Rising: Inside the Sisterhood Shaking Up Tech

HEATHER CABOT · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Meet the women who haven't asked for permission from Silicon Valley to chase their dreams. They are going for it -- building the next generation of tech start-ups, investing in each other's ventures, crushing male hacker stereotypes and rallying women and girls everywhere to join the digital...
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women

Kate Moore · Sourcebooks
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

The incredible true story of the women who fought America's Undark dangerThe Curies' newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation as the fresh face of beauty, and wonder drug of the medical community. From body lotion to tonic water, the popular new element...
The Trouble with Reality: A Rumination on Moral Panic in Our Time

Brooke Gladstone · Workman Publishing Company
Pages: 96
Format: Paperback

Reality. It used to seem so simple - reality just was, like the weather. Why question it, let alone disagree about it? And then came the assault, an unending stream of "fake news," "alternative facts," and lies disguised as truths that is overwhelming our notions of reality....
The Storied City: The Quest for Timbuktu and the Fantastic Mission to Save Its Past

Charlie English · Riverhead Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Two tales of a city: The historical race to "discover" one of the world's most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary band of archivists and librarians, fighting to save its ancient manuscripts from destruction at the hands of al Qaeda, added another layer to the legend."A...
Making It: Why Manufacturing Still Matters

Louis Uchitelle · The New Press
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From the longtime New York Times economics correspondent, a closely reported argument for the continuing importance of industry for American prosperity In the 1950s manufacturing generated nearly 30 percent of U.S. income. Over the past fifty-five years that share has gradually declined...
Vote First or Die: The New Hampshire Primary: America's Discerning, Magnificent, and Absurd Road to the White House

SCOTT CONROY · PublicAffairs
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

New Hampshire-a small state with a small, distinct population-is nevertheless the beacon of American democracy. Since 1920, its residents have been the first in the nation to cast their votes in the presidential primaries. History has shown that if you want to be commander in chief, you have...