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Night: A Memoir

Elie Wiesel - Hill and Wang
Format: Hardcover

A memorial edition of Elie Wiesel's seminal memoir of surviving the Nazi death camps, with tributes by President Obama and Samantha PowerWhen Elie Wiesel died in July 2016, the White House issued a memorial statement in which President Barack Obama called him "the conscience of the world."...
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Boss of the Grips: The Life of James H. Williams and the Red Caps of Grand Central Terminal

Eric K. Washington - Liveright
Format: Hardcover

A long-overdue biography of the head of Grand Central Terminal's Red Caps, who flourished in the cultural nexus of Harlem and American railroads. In a feat of remarkable research and timely reclamation, Eric K. Washington uncovers the nearly forgotten life of James H. Williams (1878-1948)...
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Four Hours of Fury: The Untold Story of World War II's Largest Airborne Operation and the Final Push into Nazi Germany

James M. Fenelon - Scribner
Format: Hardcover

In this viscerally exciting account, a paratrooper-turned-historian reveals the details of World War II's largest airborne operation - one that dropped 17,000 Allied paratroopers deep into the heart of Nazi Germany.On the morning of March 24, 1945, more than two thousand Allied aircraft...
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1774: The Long Year of Revolution

Mary Beth Norton - Knopf
Format: Hardcover

From one of our most acclaimed and original colonial historians, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, 2018 president of the American Historical Association, a groundbreaking book, the first to look at the critical "long year" of 1774 and the revolutionary change that took place from December...
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Yale Needs Women: How the First Group of Girls Rewrote the Rules of an Ivy League Giant

Anne Gardiner Perkins - Sourcebooks
Format: Hardcover

"Perkins makes the story of these early and unwitting feminist pioneers come alive against the backdrop of the contemporaneous civil rights and anti-war movements of the 1970s, and offers observations that remain eerily relevant on U.S. campuses today." -- Edward B. Fiske, bestselling...
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What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance

Carolyn Forché - Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

The powerful story of a young poet who becomes an activist through a trial by fireWhat You Have Heard is True is a devastating, lyrical, and visionary memoir about a young woman's brave choice to engage with horror in order to help others. Written by one of the most gifted poets...
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His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt

Joseph Lelyveld - Alfred A. Knopf
Format: Print book

From the Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author, an intimate and hugely insightful account of Roosevelt's final months of life, when, despite a dire medical prognosis, he was determined to be re-elected, deal with Stalin, and bring the war to a successful conclusion. Franklin D. Roosevelt...
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Black Dahlia, Red Rose: The Crime, Corruption, and Cover-Up of America's Greatest Unsolved Murder

Piu Marie Eatwell - Liveright
Format: Hardcover

With startling new evidence, this gripping reexamination of the Black Dahlia murder offers a definitive theory of a quintessential American crime.Los Angeles, 1947. A housewife out for a walk with her baby notices a cloud of black flies buzzing ominously in Leimert Park. An "unsightly...
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Two Flags over Iwo Jima: Solving the Mystery of the U.S. Marine Corps' Proudest Moment

ERIC HAMMEL - Casemate
Format: Hardcover

The saga of the flags on Iwo Jima has fascinated America for decades. Hammel himself grew up in the company of WWII veterans and has always been intrigued by 'The Photo' of the flag, which became a powerful symbol of patriotism and national pride. But the story of how the flag got there,...
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