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Madame Fourcade's Secret War
Madame Fourcade's Secret War

Lynne Olson

The little-known true story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II, from the bestselling author of Citizens of London and Last Hope Island In 1941 a thirty-one-year-old Frenchwoman, a young mother born to privilege...
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Say Nothing
Say Nothing

Patrick Radden Keefe

"A masterful history of the Troubles. . . extraordinary. . .[Keefe] captures the complexities of a historical moment by digging deep into the lives of people on all sides of the conflict. . .As powerful as Keefe's account of the Troubles is, it's the aftermath that makes for a truly agonizing...
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The Threat
The Threat

Andrew G. McCabe

The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller!On March 16, 2018, just twenty-six hours before his scheduled retirement from the organization he had served with distinction for more than two decades, Andrew G. McCabe was fired from his position as deputy director of the FBI. President Donald...
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Spearhead
Spearhead

Adam Makos

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"A band of brothers in an American tank . . . Makos drops the reader back into the Pershing's turret and dials up a battle scene to rival the peak moments of Fury."—The Wall Street JournalFrom the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call comes the riveting...
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Parkland
Parkland

Dave Cullen

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROn the first anniversary of the events at Parkland, the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author of Columbine offers an intimate, deeply moving account of the extraordinary teenage survivors who became activists and pushed back against the NRA and feckless...
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Midnight in Chernobyl
Midnight in Chernobyl

Adam Higginbotham

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Journalist Adam Higginbotham's definitive, years-in-the-making account of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster—and a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy, and myth have obscured the true story of one of the twentieth century's greatest disasters.Early...
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Figuring
Figuring

Maria Popova

Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries—beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of planetary motion, and ending with the marine...
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Last Boat Out of Shanghai
Last Boat Out of Shanghai

Helen Zia

The dramatic real life stories of four young people caught up in the mass exodus of Shanghai in the wake of China's 1949 Communist revolution—a heartrending precursor to the struggles faced by emigrants today. "A true page-turner. . . [Helen] Zia has proven once again that history is something...
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Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely
Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely

Andrew S. Curran

A spirited biography of the prophetic and sympathetic philosopher who helped build the foundations of the modern world.Denis Diderot is often associated with the decades-long battle to bring the world's first comprehensive Encyclopédie into existence. But his most daring writing took place...
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Blitzed
Blitzed

Norman Ohler

The Nazi regime preached an ideology of physical, mental, and moral purity. Yet as Norman Ohler reveals in this gripping new history, the Third Reich was saturated with drugs: cocaine, opiates, and, most of all, methamphetamines, which were consumed by everyone from factory workers to housewives...
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