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A House in the Mountains

Caroline Moorehead · Harper
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The acclaimed author of A Train in Winter returns with the final volume in her Resistance Quartet - the powerful and inspiring true story of the women of the partisan resistance who fought against Italy's fascist regime during World War II - as riveting, intimate, and cinematic as the novels...
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American Oligarchs: The Kushners, the Trumps, and the Marriage of Money and Power

Andrea Bernstein · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

A multigenerational saga of two families, who rose from immigrant roots to the pinnacle of wealth and power, that tracks the unraveling of American democracy.In American Oligarchs, award-winning investigative journalist Andrea Bernstein tells the story of the Trump and Kushner families...
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Children of the Land

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo · Harper
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

An Entertainment Weekly, The Millions, and LitHub Most Anticipated Book of 2020This unforgettable memoir from a prize-winning poet about growing up undocumented in the United States recounts the sorrows and joys of a family torn apart by draconian policies and chronicles one young man's...
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The Shadow of Vesuvius: A Life of Pliny

Daisy Dunn · Liveright
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"A wonderfully rich, witty, insightful, and wide-ranging portrait of the two Plinys and their world." -- Sarah Bakewell, author of How to LiveWhen Pliny the Elder perished at Stabiae during the eruption of Vesuvius in 79 AD, he left behind an enormous compendium of knowledge,...
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18 Tiny Deaths: The Untold Story of Frances Glessner Lee and the Invention of Modern Forensics

Bruce Goldfarb · Sourcebooks
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

"Eye-opening biography of Frances Glessner Lee, who brought American medical forensics into the scientific age...genuinely compelling." -- Kirkus Reviews "A captivating portrait of a feminist hero and forensic pioneer." -- BOOKLIST The story of a woman whose ambition...
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The Fire and the Darkness: The Bombing of Dresden, 1945

Sinclair McKay · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

A gripping work of narrative nonfiction recounting the history of the Dresden Bombing, one of the most devastating attacks of World War II.On February 13th, 1945 at 10:03 PM, British bombers began one of the most devastating attacks of WWII: the bombing of Dresden. The first contingent...
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A Black Women's History of the United States

Daina Ramey Berry · Beacon Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

A vibrant and empowering history that emphasizes the perspectives and stories of African American women to show how they are--and have always been--instrumental in shaping our country In centering Black women's stories, two award-winning historians seek both to empower African American...
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You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington

Alexis Coe · Viking
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"Alexis Coe energetically dusts off an old-boys genre to present a life in full, without sentiment or whitewashing. It's a public service, and it's also a lot of fun." --Irin Carmon, New York Times bestselling co-author of Notorious RBGAlexis Coe takes a closer look at our first--and...
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The Art of Resistance: My Four Years in the French Underground: A Memoir

Justus Rosenberg · William Morrow
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An unforgettable World War II memoir set in Nazi-occupied France and filled with romance and adventure: a former Eastern European Jew remembers his flight from the Holocaust and his extraordinary four years in the French underground. Justus Rosenberg, now 98, has taught literature at Bard...
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A Game of Birds and Wolves: The Ingenious Young Women Whose Secret Board Game Helped Win World War II

Simon Parkin · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The triumphant true story of the young women who helped to devise the winning strategy that defeated Nazi U-boats and delivered a decisive victory in the Battle of the Atlantic.By 1941, Winston Churchill had come to believe that the outcome of World War II rested on the battle for the Atlantic....
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