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The Last Republicans: Inside the Extraordinary Relationship Between George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush

Mark K Updegrove · Harper
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

An historian's revealing and intimate portrait of George H. W. Bush and George W. Bush that explores their relationship as presidents and as father and son - the first major biographical treatment of these two consequential presidents and figures in American history.In 2016 the Republican...
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The Great Halifax Explosion

JOHN U BACON · William Morrow
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author John U. Bacon, a gripping narrative history of the largest manmade detonation prior to Hiroshima: in 1917 a ship laden with the most explosives ever packed on a vessel sailed out of Brooklyn's harbor for the battlegrounds of World War I; when it stopped...
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Darkest Hour: How Churchill Brought England Back from the Brink

Anthony McCarten · Harper Perennial
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

From the acclaimed novelist and screenwriter of The Theory of Everything comes a revelatory look at the period immediately following Winston Churchill's ascendancy to Prime Minister - soon to be a major motion picture starring Gary Oldman."He was speaking to the nation, the world,...
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Kids These Days: Human Capital and the Making of Millennials

MALCOLM HARRIS · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A Millennial's groundbreaking investigation into why his generation is economically worse off than their parents, creating a radical and devastating portrait of what it means to be young in America.Millennials have been called lazy, entitled, narcissistic, and immature, but when you push...
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A Darker Sea: Master Commandant Putnam and the War of 1812

James L Haley · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

The second installment of the gripping naval saga by award-winning historian James L. Haley, featuring Commander Bliven Putnam, chronicling the build up to the biggest military conflict between the United States and Britain after the Revolution - the War of 1812.At the opening of the War of 1812,...
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God: A Human History

REZA ASLAN · Random House
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Zealot and host of Believer explores humanity's quest to make sense of the divine, and sounds a call to embrace a deeper, more expansive understanding of God. In Zealot, Reza Aslan replaced the well-worn portrayal of Jesus of Nazareth with a startling...
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The Written World: How Literature Shaped Civilization

MARTIN PUCHNER · Random House
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

The story of literature in sixteen acts, from Alexander the Great and the Iliad to Don Quixote and Harry Potter, this engaging book brings together remarkable people and surprising events to show how writing shaped cultures, religions, and the history of the world.
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Secrecy World: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money Networks and the Global Elite

Jake Bernstein · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

A two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist takes us inside the world revealed by the Panama Papers, a landscape of illicit money, political corruption, and fraud on a global scale. A hidden circulatory system flows beneath the surface of global finance, carrying trillions of dollars from...
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Fifty Years of 60 Minutes: The Inside Story of Television's Most Influential News Broadcast

JEFF FAGER · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A history of 60 Minutes - the iconic American TV news broadcast - going behind the scenes of the most famous breakthrough stories of its remarkable fifty-year run to reveal the secrets of the program's success.Fifty Years of 60 Minutes tells the inside story of the legendary program, from...
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