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Congo Stories: Battling Five Centuries of Exploitation and Greed

John Prendergast - Grand Central Publishing
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the New York Times bestselling and award-winning NOT ON OUR WATCH, John Prendergast co-writes a compelling book with Fidel Bafilemba--with stunning photographs by Ryan Gosling--revealing the way in which the people and resources of the Democratic Republic of Congo...
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Sensational: The Hidden History of America's "Girl Stunt Reporters"

Kim Todd - Harper
Format: Hardcover

A vivid social history that brings to light the "girl stunt reporters" of the Gilded Age who went undercover to expose corruption and abuse in America, and redefined what it meant to be a woman and a journalist - pioneers whose influence continues to be felt today.In the waning...
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Bob Ballard: An Explorer's Life

Robert D. Ballard - National Geographic
Format: Hardcover

The legendary explorer of Titanic and Lusitania looks back on his life behind his famous exploits and unveils a major new discovery on the occasion of the 35th anniversary of the Titanic find.Best known for finding the wreck of the Titanic, celebrated adventurer Robert Ballard has a lifetime...
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Chasing the Moon: The People, the Politics, and the Promise That Launched America into the Space Age

Robert L. Stone - Ballantine Books
Format: Hardcover

A charismatic young president issued the historic Moon landing challenge. This book, which greatly expands the companion PBS series, tell the stories of the visionaries--based on eyewitness accounts and newly discovered archival material--who helped America win the space race with the first...
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Conan Doyle for the Defense: The True Story of a Sensational British Murder, a Quest for Justice, and the World's Most Famous Detective Writer

MARGALIT FOX - Random House
Format: Hardcover

In this heady true-crime procedural, the creator of Sherlock Holmes uses his unparalleled detective skills to exonerate a German Jew wrongly convicted of murder, and sound a victory for reason over reflexive prejudice.In 1908, a wealthy woman was brutally murdered in her Glasgow apartment....
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History of Britain, A - Volume III: The Fate of the Empire 1776 - 2000 (History of Britain (Talk Miramax))

Simon Schama - Miramax
Format: Hardcover

Renowned historian Schama has done it again with the third and final volume of this magnificent work, displaying his gift for combining scholarship and grace in a highly accessible narrative. Schama begins with the French Revolution and the "back to nature" philosophy of Jean-Jacques...
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How We Go Home: Voices from Indigenous North America

Sara Sinclair - Haymarket Books
Format: Paperback

In myriad ways, each narrator's life has been shaped by loss, injustice, and resilience - and by the struggle of how to share space with settler nations whose essential aim is to take all that is Indigenous. Hear from Jasilyn Charger, one of the first five people to set up camp at Standing...
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The Brink: President Reagan and the Nuclear War Scare of 1983

MARC AMBINDER - Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

The incredible story of the 1983 war game that triggered a tense, brittle period of nuclear brinkmanship between the United States and the former Soviet Union.What happened in 1983 to make the Soviet Union so afraid of a potential nuclear strike from the United States that they sent mobile...
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Countdown 1945: The Extraordinary Story of the 116 Days that Changed the World

Chris Wallace - Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

From Chris Wallace, the veteran journalist and anchor of Fox News Sunday, comes an electrifying behind-the-scenes account of the secret meetings and events across the globe during the 116 days leading up to the world's first use of the atomic bomb in wartime - the American attack on Hiroshima...
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Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk: Defeat Into Victory

MICHAEL KORDA - Liveright
Format: Hardcover

Combining epic history with rich family stories, Michael Korda chronicles the outbreak of World War Two and the great events that led to Dunkirk.An epic of remarkable originality, Alone captures the heroism of World War II as movingly as any book in recent memory. Bringing to vivid life...
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