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The Compton Cowboys: The New Generation of Cowboys in America's Urban Heartland

Walter Thompson-Hernandez · William Morrow
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A rising New York Times reporter tells the compelling story of The Compton Cowboys, a group of African-American men and women who defy stereotypes and continue the proud, centuries-old tradition of black cowboys in the heart of one of America's most notorious cities. A rising New York...
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Gods of War: History's Greatest Military Rivals

James Lacey · Bantam
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Any meeting of genius may create sparks, but when military geniuses meet, their confrontations play out upon a vast panorama of states or civilizations at war, wielding the full destructive power of a mighty nation's armies. Gods of War is the first single-volume, in-depth examination...
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Buzz Saw: The Improbable Story of How the Washington Nationals Won the World Series

Jesse Dougherty · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

By May 2019, the Washington Nationals - owners of baseball's oldest roster - had one of the worst records in the majors and just a 1.5 percent chance of winning the World Series. Yet by blending an old-school brand of baseball with modern analytics, they managed to sneak into the playoffs...
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Hell and Other Destinations: A 21st-Century Memoir

Madeleine Albright · Harper
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Six-time New York Times bestselling author and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright - one of the world's most admired and tireless public servants - reflects on the final stages of one's career, and working productively into your later decades in this revealing, funny, and inspiring...
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Team of Five: The Presidents Club in the Age of Trump

Kate Andersen Brower · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Residence and First Women -- also a New York Times bestseller -- comes a poignant, news-making look at the lives of the five former presidents in the wake of their White House years, including the surprising friendships they have formed...
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The Golden Thirteen: How Black Men Won the Right to Wear Navy Gold

Dan Goldberg · Beacon Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Through oral histories and original interviews with surviving family members, Dan Goldberg brings 13 forgotten heroes away from the margins of history and into the spotlight. He reveals the opposition these men faced: the racist pseudo-science, the regular condescension, the repeated epithets,...
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Inge's War: A German Woman's Story of Family, Secrets, and Survival Under Hitler

Svenja O'Donnell · Viking
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Growing up in Paris as the daughter of a German mother and an Irish father, Svenja O'Donnell knew little of her family's German past. All she knew was that her great-grandparents, grandmother, and mother had fled their home city of Konigsberg near the end of World War II, never...
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The Lincoln Conspiracy: The Secret Plot to Kill America's 16th President--and Why It Failed

Brad Meltzer · Flatiron Books
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch, the bestselling authors of The First Conspiracy, which covers the secret plot against George Washington, now turn their attention to a little-known, but true story about a failed assassination attempt on the sixteenth president in The Lincoln Conspiracy.Everyone...
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For the Love of Books: Stories of Literary Lives, Banned Books, Author Feuds, Extraordinary Characters, and More

Tarrant, Graham · Skyhorse
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A light-hearted book about books and the people who write them for all lovers of literature. Do you know: Which famous author died of caffeine poisoning?Why Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was banned in China?Who was the first British writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature?What...
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The Last Voyage of the Andrea Doria: The Sinking of the World's Most Glamorous Ship

Greg King · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

In 1956, a stunned world watched as the famous Italian ocean liner Andrea Doria sank after being struck by a Swedish vessel off the coast of Nantucket. Unlike the tragedy of the Titanic, this sinking played out in real time across radios and televisions, the first disaster of the modern...
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