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The Saboteur: The Aristocrat Who Became France's Most Daring Anti-Nazi Commando

PAUL KIX · Harper
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In the tradition of Agent Zigzag comes this breathtaking biography, as fast-paced and emotionally intuitive as the very best spy thrillers, which illuminates an unsung hero of the French Resistance during World War II - Robert de La Rochefoucald, an aristocrat turned anti-Nazi saboteur...
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October: The Story of the Russian Revolution

CHINA MIEVILLE · Verso
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

Acclaimed fantasy author China Miéville plunges us into the year the world was turned upside downThe renowned fantasy and science fiction writer China Miéville has long been inspired by the ideals of the Russian Revolution and here, on the centenary of the revolution, he provides...
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The Industries of the Future

Alec Ross · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Leading innovation expert Alec Ross explains what's next for the world: the advances and stumbling blocks that will emerge in the next ten years, and how we can navigate them.While Alec Ross was working as Senior Advisor for Innovation to the Secretary of State, he traveled to forty-one...
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Last Hope Island : Britain, occupied Europe, and the brotherhood that helped turn the tide of war

Lynne Olson · Random House
Pages: 576
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking account of how Britain became the base of operations for the exiled leaders of Europe in their desperate struggle to reclaim their continent from Hitler, from the New York Times bestselling author of Citizens of London and Those Angry Days When the Nazi blitzkrieg rolled...
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A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History

JEANNE THEOHARIS · Beacon Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Explodes the fables that have been created about the civil rights movementThe civil rights movement has become national legend, lauded by presidents from Reagan to Obama to Trump, as proof of the power of American democracy. This fable, featuring dreamy heroes and accidental heroines, has shuttered...
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Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America

ALISSA QUART · Ecco
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Squeezed weaves together intimate reporting with sharp and lively critique to show how the high cost of parenthood and our increasingly unstable job market have imploded the middle-class American Dream for many families, and offers surprising solutions for how we might change thingsFamilies...
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The Road to Camelot: Inside the Kennedy Campaign

Tom Oliphant · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

"A must-read for fans of presidential history." - USA TODAY "Splendid ... a gripping, authoritative campaign history." - The Boston Globe "Terrific ... a tougher and more balanced account of the long campaign than anybody's written yet." - The Christian...
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The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition

LINDA GORDON · Liveright
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

By legitimizing bigotry and redefining so-called American values, a revived Klan in the 1920s left a toxic legacy that demands reexamination today.A new Ku Klux Klan arose in the early 1920s, a less violent but equally virulent descendant of the relatively small, terrorist Klan of the 1870s....
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Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability: Getting & Keeping Your Benefits

David A Morton · NOLO
Pages: 472
Format: Paperback

Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability covers the criteria for getting disability benefits for back problems, heart and cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, autoimmune diseases, mental issues like depression and anxiety, and 200 more medical conditions. Learn how to match the medical...
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A Fine Mess: A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and More Efficient Tax System

T R REID · PENGUIN Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Bestselling author T. R. Reid voyages around the world to solve the urgent problem of America's failing tax code, unraveling a complex topic in plain English and telling a rollicking story along the way.The U.S. tax code is a total write-off. Overstuffed with loopholes and special interest...
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The Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany

Thomas Childers · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 651
Format: Hardcover

The dramatic story of the Third Reich - how Adolf Hitler and a core group of Nazis rose to power and plunged the world into a horrific war, perpetrating the genocidal Holocaust while sacrificing the lives of millions of ordinary Germans.In The Third Reich, Thomas Childers shows how the young...
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Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic South

Karen L. Cox · Tantor Audio
Format: Audiobook

In 1932, the city of Natchez, Mississippi, reckoned with an unexpected influx of journalists and tourists as the lurid story of a local murder was splashed across headlines nationwide. Two eccentrics, Richard Dana and Octavia Dockery - known in the press as the "Wild Man" and the "Goat...
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A Very Expensive Poison: The Assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's War with the West

Luke Harding · Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Pages: 480
Format: Print book

A real-life political assassination story--complete with KGB, CIA, MI5, and Russian mobsters--that reverberates from the streets of London to the deadly halls of today's Kremlin. A Vintage Original. On November 1, 2006, journalist and Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko was poisoned...
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One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps

ANDREA PITZER · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking, haunting, and profoundly moving history of modernity's greatest tragedy: concentration campsFor over 100 years, at least one concentration camp has existed somewhere on Earth. First used as battlefield strategy, camps have evolved with each passing decade, in the scope...
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One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy

CAROL ANDERSON · Bloomsbury Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of White Rage, the startling--and timely--history of voter suppression in America, with a foreword by Senator Dick Durbin.In her New York Times bestseller White Rage, Carol Anderson laid bare an insidious history of policies that...
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