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The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir of Friendship, Loyalty, and War

John "Chick" Donohue · William Morrow
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

"Chickie takes us thousands of miles on a hilarious quest laced with sorrow, but never dull. You will laugh and cry, but you will not be sorry that you read this rollicking story." - Malachy McCourtSoon to be a major motion picture written and directed by Peter Farrelly, who won two Academy...
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I Marched with Patton: A Firsthand Account of World War II Alongside One of the U.S. Army's Greatest Generals

Frank Sisson · William Morrow
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Published to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of General George Patton's death, a gripping firsthand account of World War II written by a soldier with the American Third Army who served under the legendary warrior and participated in many of the most consequential events of the conflict...
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Dark Archives: A Librarian's Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin

Megan Rosenbloom · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

On bookshelves around the world, surrounded by ordinary books bound in paper and leather, rest other volumes of a distinctly strange and grisly sort: those bound in human skin. Would you know one if you held it in your hand?In Dark Archives, Megan Rosenbloom seeks out the historic and scientific...
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Metropolis: A History of the City, Humankind's Greatest Invention

Ben Wilson · Doubleday
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

In the two hundred millennia of our existence, nothing has shaped us more profoundly than the city. Historian Ben Wilson, author of bestselling and award-winning books on British history, now tells the grand, glorious story of how city living has allowed human culture to flourish. Beginning...
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The Fighting Bunch: The Battle of Athens and How World War II Veterans Won the Only Successful Armed Rebellion Since the Revolution

Chris DeRose

Bill White and the young men of McMinn County answered their nation's call after Pearl Harbor. They won the freedom of the world and returned to find that they had lost it at home. A corrupt political machine was in charge, protected by violent deputies, funded by racketeering, and kept...
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We Can't Talk about That at Work!: How to Talk about Race, Religion, Politics, and Other Polarizing Topics

Mary-Frances Winters · Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

We Need to Talk!Conversations about taboo topics happen at work every day. And if they aren't handled effectively, they can become polarizing and divisive, impacting productivity, engagement, retention, teamwork, and even employees' sense of safety in the workplace. In this concise...
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A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear: The Utopian Plot to Liberate an American Town

Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling · PublicAffairs
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Once upon a time, a group of libertarians got together and hatched the Free Town Project, a plan to take over an American town and completely eliminate its government. In 2004, they set their sights on Grafton, NH, a barely populated settlement with one paved road.When they descended on Grafton,...
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The Domestic Revolution: How the Introduction of Coal into Victorian Homes Changed Everything

Ruth Goodman · Liveright
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"The queen of living history" (Lucy Worsley) returns with an immersive account of how English women sparked a worldwide revolution -- from their own kitchens. No single invention epitomizes the Victorian era more than the black cast-iron range. Aware that the twenty-first-century...
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Fixation: How to Have Stuff without Breaking the Planet

Sandra Goldmark · Island Press
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

Our massive, global system of consumption is broken. Our individual relationship with our stuff is broken. In each of our homes, some stuff is broken. And the strain of rampant consumerism and manufacturing is breaking our planet. We need big, systemic changes, from public policy to global...
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The Common Wind: Afro-American Currents in the Age of the Haitian Revolution

Julius S. Scott · Verso
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A remarkable intellectual history of the slave revolts that made the modern revolutionary eraThe Common Wind is a gripping and colorful account of the intercontinental networks that tied together the free and enslaved masses of the New World. Having delved deep into the gray obscurity of official...
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