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The Fight to Vote
The Fight to Vote

Michael Waldman · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

From the president of NYU's Brennan Center for Justice and the author of The Second Amendment, the history of the long struggle to win voting rights for all citizens.In The Second Amendment, Michael Waldman traced the ongoing argument on gun rights from the Bill of Rights to the current...
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Germs : Biological Weapons and America's Secret War
Germs : Biological Weapons and America's Secret War

Judith Miller · Simon & Schuster; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

Deadly germs sprayed in shopping malls, bomb-lets spewing anthrax spores over battlefields, tiny vials of plague scattered in Times Square -- these are the poor man's hydrogen bombs, hideous weapons of mass destruction that can be made in a simple laboratory. In this groundbreaking...
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Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football
Endzone: The Rise, Fall, and Return of Michigan Football

John U. Bacon · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

Endzone tells the story of how college football's most successful, richest and respected program almost lost all three in less than a decade - and entirely of its own doing. It is a story of hubris, greed, and betrayal - a tale more suited to Wall Street than the world's top public...
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Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises
Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises

Timothy F. Geithner · Crown Publishers
Pages: 580
Format: Hardcover

New York Times BestsellerWashington Post BestsellerLos Angeles Times BestsellerStress Test is the story of Tim Geithner's education in financial crises. As president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and then as President Barack Obama's secretary of the Treasury, Timothy...
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The Crossword Century: 100 Years of Witty Wordplay, Ingenious Puzzles, and Linguistic Mischief
The Crossword Century: 100 Years of Witty Wordplay, Ingenious Puzzles, and Linguistic Mischief

Alan Connor · Gotham
Format: Hardcover

A journalist and word aficionado salutes the 100-year history and pleasures of crossword puzzles Since its debut in The New York World on December 21, 1913, the crossword puzzle has enjoyed a rich and surprisingly lively existence. Alan Connor, a comic writer known for his exploration of all things...
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The Italian Americans: A History
The Italian Americans: A History

Maria Laurino · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

This gorgeous companion book to the PBS series illuminates an important, overlooked part of American history.In this richly researched, beautifully designed and illustrated volume, Maria Laurino strips away stereotypes and nostalgia to tell the complicated, centuries-long story of the true...
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Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate
Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Transform the Way We Work, Live, and Communicate

Shawn DuBravac · Regnery Publishing
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times Bestseller!Our world is about to change.In Digital Destiny: How the New Age of Data Will Change the Way We Live, Work, and Communicate, Shawn DuBravac, chief economist and senior director of research at the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) , argues that the groundswell...
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The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War
The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War

A. J. Baime · Houghton Mifflin
Pages: 364
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times BestsellerA dramatic, intimate narrative of how Ford Motor Company went from making automobiles to producing the airplanes that would mean the difference between winning and losing World War II.
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The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan
The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan

Rick Perlstein · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Nixonland a dazzling portrait of America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s. In January of 1973 Richard Nixon announced the end of the Vietnam War and prepared for a triumphant second term—until...
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The Vermont Difference: Perspectives from the Green Mountain State
The Vermont Difference: Perspectives from the Green Mountain State

J. Kevin Graffagnino · The Woodstock Foundation and the Vermont Historical Society
Format: Hardcover

The Vermont Difference offers a dynamic look at the best of Vermont through beautiful images and engaging essays from 19 contributors including Vermont politicians, historians, academics, writers and business leaders. The essays feature aspects of the Vermont experience to create a book...
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Middletown, America: One Town's Passage from Trauma to Hope
Middletown, America: One Town's Passage from Trauma to Hope

Gail Sheehy · Random House; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The single event that we know as 9/11 is over, but the shock waves continue to radiate outward, generated by orange alerts, terrorism lockdowns, and the shrinking of personal liberties we once took for granted. The stories in this book, of real people faced with extraordinary trauma and gradually...
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Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Patriots
Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Patriots

David Fisher · Henry Holt and Company
Pages: 310
Format: Print book

The must-have companion to Bill O'Reilly's historical docudrama Legends and Lies: The Patriots, an exciting and eye-opening look at the Revolutionary War through the lives of its leadersThe American Revolution was neither inevitable nor a unanimous cause. It pitted neighbors against each...
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13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi
13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi

Mitchell Zuckoff · Hachette Book Group USA
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE -- IN THEATERS JANUARY 2016
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Gateway to freedom : the hidden history of the underground railroad
Gateway to freedom : the hidden history of the underground railroad

Eric Foner · W. W. Norton & Company, 2015.
Pages: 301
Format: Print book

The dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislavery activists who defied the law to help them reach freedom.More than any other scholar, Eric Foner has influenced our understanding of America's history. Now, making brilliant use of extraordinary evidence, the Pulitzer Prize-winning...
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The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb
The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb

Neal Bascomb · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 378
Format: Print book

From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of Hunting Eichmann and The Perfect Mile, an epic adventure and spy story about the greatest act of sabotage in all of World War II. It's 1942 and the Nazis are racing to be the first to build a weapon unlike any known before. They...
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