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The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz

Erik Larson · Crown
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dead Wake and The Devil in the White City delivers a startlingly fresh portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the BlitzOn Winston Churchill's first day as prime minister, Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium. Poland and Czechoslovakia...
 
 
Oscar Charleston: The Life and Legend of Baseball's Greatest Forgotten Player

Jeremy Beer · University of Nebraska Press
Pages: 456
Format: Hardcover

Buck O'Neil once described him as "Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, and Tris Speaker rolled into one." Among experts he is regarded as the best player in Negro Leagues history. During his prime he became a legend in Cuba and one of black America's most popular figures. Yet even among serious...
 
 
Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

Nicholas Jubber · Nicholas Brealey
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

'The prose is colourful and vigorous ... Jubber's journeying has indeed been epic, in scale and in ambition. In this thoughtful travelogue he has woven together colourful ancient and modern threads into a European tapestry that combines the sombre and the sparkling' Spectator'A...
 
 
Worn on This Day: The Clothes That Made History

Kimberly Chrisman-Campbell · Running Press Adult
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

This stunning visual guide is a journey of discovery through fashion's fascinating history, one day at a time.
Beginning on January 1st and ending on December 31st, Worn On This Day looks at garments worn on monumental occasions across centuries, offering capsule fashion histories of everything...
 
 
Once More To The Rodeo: A Memoir

Calvin Hennick · Pushcart Press
Format: Paperback

A memoir about fatherhood, family, and what it means to be a man in America.Winner of Pushcart's 2019 Editor's Book AwardFive years into fatherhood, Calvin Hennick is plagued by self-doubt and full of questions. How can he teach his son to be a man, when his own father figures abandoned...
 
 
I'll Show You

Derrick Rose · Triumph Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

In 2012, Derrick Rose was on top of the world.After growing up in Chicago's Englewood neighborhood, Rose achieved an improbable childhood dream: being selected first overall in the NBA draft by his hometown Chicago Bulls. The point guard known to his family as "Pooh" was a phenom,...
 
 
Space Exploration―A History in 100 Objects

Sten Odenwald · The Experiment
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

This is no ordinary space book.

Within the pages of this eclectic pop-history, scientist and educator Sten Odenwald at NASA examines 100 objects that forever altered what we know and how we think about the cosmos. From Sputnik to Skylab and Galileo's telescope to the Curiosity...
 
 
A Seat at the Table: The Courage to Care About Trafficking Victims

Celia Williamson · Celia/Williamson
Pages: 310
Format: Paperback

A SEAT AT THE TABLE is part memoir, part educational, and part instructional. Having been born and raised in a poor urban community in Toledo, Ohio, Celia Williamson was at risk in every way to become a trafficked youth. Having seen two of her friends trafficked and one killed, Celia went...
 
 
Ayoade On Top

Richard Ayoade · Faber & Faber
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

At last, the definitive book about perhaps the best cabin crew dramedy ever filmed: View From the Top starring Gwyneth Paltrow.In Ayoade on Top, Richard Ayoade, perhaps one of the most "insubstantial" people of our age, takes us on a journey from Peckham to Paris by way of Nevada...
 
 
Dare Wright And The Lonely Doll

Brook Ashley · Dare Wright Media, LLC
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

A poignant and revealing biography of Dare Wright, the beautiful and enigmatic photographer and author of The Lonely Doll children's book series, illustrated with over five hundred photographs.Written by Brook Ashley, Dare Wright's godchild and heir to her estate, the biography...
 
 
When Reagan Sent In the Marines: The Invasion of Lebanon

Patrick J. Sloyan · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

"In this formidable narrative, the prize-winning and super honest reporter, Patrick Sloyan, adds the depth of a scholar's context to produce a gripping reminder of why we should never forget history. He makes readers feel like they were eye witnesses." -- Ralph Nader

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The Impossible First

Colin O'Brady · Scribner
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Colin O'Brady's awe-inspiring memoir recounts his triumphant recovery from a tragic accident and his gripping 932-mile crossing of the landmass of Antarctica solo, unsupported, and human powered - the first to accomplish this extraordinary feat. Prior to December 2018, no individual...
 
 
Race Against Time: A Reporter Reopens the Unsolved Murder Cases of the Civil Rights Era

Jerry Mitchell · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning investigative reporter shares the real-life detective story of how Klansmen came to justice in notorious unsolved civil rights cold cases - decades after they had gotten away with murder.On June 21, 1964, more than twenty Klansmen murdered three civil rights workers. The killings,...
 
 
Wild and Crazy Guys: How the Comedy Mavericks of the '80s Changed Hollywood Forever

Nick de Semlyen · Crown Archetype
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Featuring comedy legends Bill Murray, Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, and Eddie Murphy, and covering fan favorites such as Animal House, Caddyshack, and Ghostbusters, the behind-the-scenes story of the iconic funnymen who ruled '80s Hollywood and the beloved...
 
 
A Bookshop in Berlin: The Rediscovered Memoir of One Woman's Harrowing Escape from the Nazis

Francoise Frenkel · Atria Books
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

WINNER OF THE JQ-WINGATE LITERARY PRIZE

"A beautiful and important book" (The Independent) in the tradition of rediscovered works like Suite Française and The Nazi Officer's Wife, the prize-winning memoir of a fearless Jewish bookseller...
 
 
1973: Rock at the Crossroads

Andrew Grant Jackson · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating account of the music and epic social change of 1973, a defining year for David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, Pink Floyd, Elton John, the Rolling Stones, Eagles, Elvis Presley, and the former members of The Beatles.

1973 was the year rock hit its peak while splintering...

 
 
The American Story: Conversations with Master Historians

David M. Rubenstein · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Co-founder of The Carlyle Group and patriotic philanthropist David M. Rubenstein takes readers on a sweeping journey across the grand arc of the American story through revealing conversations with our greatest historians.

In these lively dialogues, the biggest names in American history...
 
 
Raising Hell: Backstage Tales from the Lives of Metal Legends

Wiederhorn, Jon · DIVERSION BOOKS
Format: Book

From the author of the celebrated classic Louder Than Hell comes an oral history of the badass Heavy Metal lifestyle--the debauchery, demolition, and headbanging dedication--featuring metalhead musicians from Black Sabbath and Judas Priest to Twisted Sister and Quiet Riot to Disturbed,...

 
 
Games of Deception: The True Story of the First U.S. Olympic Basketball Team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler's Germany

Andrew Maraniss · Philomel Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

*"Rivaling the nonfiction works of Steve Sheinkin and Daniel James Brown's The Boys in the Boat....Even readers who don't appreciate sports will find this story a page-turner." --School Library Connection (starred review)

"An insightful, gripping account...
 
 
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...