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Underground
Underground

Will Hunt

A panoramic investigation of the subterranean landscape, from sacred caves and derelict subway stations to nuclear bunkers and ancient underground cities—an exploration of the history, science, architecture, and mythology of the worlds beneath our feet When Will Hunt was sixteen years...
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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

David Treuer

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Chapter after chapter, it's like one shattered myth after another." - NPR"An informed, moving and kaleidoscopic portrait... Treuer's powerful book suggests the need for soul-searching about the meanings of American history and the stories we tell ourselves about...
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The Banished Immortal
The Banished Immortal

Ha Jin

From the National Book Award-winning author of Waiting: a narratively driven, deeply human biography of the Tang dynasty poet Li Bai—also known as Li PoIn his own time (701–762), Li Bai's poems—shaped by Daoist thought and characterized by their passion, romance, and lust for life—were...
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Code Name
Code Name

Larry Loftis

Best Nonfiction Books to Read in 2019—Woman's Day The Best Nonfiction Books Coming Out This Year—BookBub "A nonfiction thriller."—Wall Street Journal From internationally bestselling author of the "gripping" (Michael Connelly, #1 New York Times bestselling author) Into the Lion's...
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The Edge of Anarchy
The Edge of Anarchy

Jack Kelly

"Timely and urgent...The core of The Edge of Anarchy is a thrilling description of the boycott of Pullman cars and equipment by Eugene Debs's fledgling American Railway Union..." —The New York Times"During the summer of 1894, the stubborn and irascible Pullman became a central player...
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Be Free or Die
Be Free or Die

Cate Lineberry

***Finalist for the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize***Henry Louis Gates, Jr: "A stunning tale of a little-known figure in history."Candice Millard: "Be Free or Die makes you want to stand up and cheer."The astonishing true story of Robert Smalls' amazing journey from slave to Union hero and ultimately...
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The Curse of Oak Island
The Curse of Oak Island

Randall Sullivan

In 1795, a teenager discovered a mysterious circular depression in the ground on Oak Island, in Nova Scotia, Canada, and ignited rumors of buried treasure. Early excavators uncovered a clay-lined shaft containing layers of soil interspersed with wooden platforms, but when they reached a depth...
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