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The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine who Outwitted America's Enemies

JASON FAGONE · Dey Street Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Joining the ranks of Hidden Figures and In the Garden of Beasts, the incredible true story of the greatest codebreaking duo that ever lived, an American woman and her husband who invented the modern science of cryptology together and used it to confront the evils of their time, solving...
Putin: His Downfall and Russia's Coming Crash

Richard Lourie · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

An electrifying and timely book, by leading Russian expert Richard Lourie, that explores Putin's failures and whether Trump's election gives Putin extraordinarily dangerous opportunities in our mad new world.For reasons that are made clear in this book, Putin's Russia will collapse just...
God's Wolf: The Life of the Most Notorious of all Crusaders, Scourge of Saladin

Jeffrey Lee · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

"[Jeffrey Lee] brings a blockbuster sensibility to this slice of the 12th century Levant." -- Dan Jones, Sunday Times (UK) In a 2010 terrorist plot, Al-Qaeda hid a bomb in a FedEx shipment addressed to Reynald de Chatillon, a knight who had died centuries ago in the crusades....
Quakeland: On the Road to America's Next Devastating Earthquake

Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A journey around the United States in search of the truth about the threat of earthquakes leads to spine-tingling discoveries, unnerving experts, and ultimately the kind of preparations that will actually help guide us through disasters. It's a road trip full of surprises. Earthquakes....
The World Broke in Two: Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, E. M. Forster and the Year that Changed Literature

Bill Goldstein · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory narrative of the intersecting lives and works of revered authors Virginia Woolf, T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster and D. H. Lawrence during 1922, the birth year of modernismThe World Broke in Two tells the fascinating story of the intellectual and personal journeys four legendary...
Beyond Snowden: Privacy, Mass Surveillance, and the Struggle to Reform the NSA

Timothy Edgar · Brookings Institution Press
Pages: 166
Format: Hardcover

Safeguarding Our Privacy and Our Values in an Age of Mass SurveillanceAmerica's mass surveillance programs, once secret, can no longer be ignored. While Edward Snowden began the process in 2013 with his leaks of top secret documents, the Obama administration's own reforms have also helped...
Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India

Sujatha Gidla · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 306
Format: Hardcover

"Ants Among Elephants is an arresting, affecting and ultimately enlightening memoir. It is quite possibly the most striking work of non-fiction set in India since Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo, and heralds the arrival of a formidable new writer." -- The EconomistA...
Aliens: The World's Leading Scientists on the Search for Extraterrestrial Life

Jim Al-Khalili · Picador
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

In these lively and fascinating essays, scientists from around the world weigh in on the latest advances in the search for intelligent life in the universe and discuss just what that might look like. Since 2000, science has seen a surge in data and interest on several fronts related to E.T....
Stanton: Lincoln's War Secretary

WALTER STAHR · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 720
Format: Hardcover

Walter Stahr, award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller Seward, tells the story of Abraham Lincoln's indispensable Secretary of War, Edwin Stanton, the man the president entrusted with raising the army that preserved the Union.Of the crucial men close to President Lincoln, Secretary...