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Witness to the Revolution: Radicals, Resisters, Vets, Hippies, and the Year America Lost Its Mind and Found Its Soul

Clara Bingham · Random House
Pages: 611
Format: Print book

The electrifying story of the turbulent year when the sixties ended and America teetered on the edge of revolutionAs the 1960s drew to a close, the United States was coming apart at the seams. From August 1969 to August 1970, the nation witnessed nine thousand protests and eighty-four acts...
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Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill

Candice Millard · Doubleday
Pages: 381
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling author of Destiny of the Republic and The River of Doubt, a thrilling narrative of Winston Churchill's extraordinary and little-known exploits during the Boer War At age twenty-four, Winston Churchill was utterly convinced it was his destiny to become prime...
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Maybe Esther: A Family Story

KATJA PETROWSKAJA · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

An inventive, unique, and extraordinarily moving literary debut that pieces together the fascinating story of one woman's family across twentieth-century Russia, Ukraine, Poland, and Germany.Katja Petrowskaja wanted to create a kind of family tree, charting relatives who had scattered across...
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Way of the Reaper: My Greatest Untold Missions and the Art of Being a Sniper

Nicholas Irving · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

From the legendary special operations sniper and bestselling author of The Reaper comes a rare and powerful book on the art of being a sniper. Way of the Reaper is a step-by-step accounting of how a sniper works, through the lens of Irving's 10 most significant kills - none of which have...
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This Is Cuba: An American Journalist Under Castro's Shadow

DAVID ARIOSTO · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An exploration of Cuba's Cold War mindset and a people in the throes of transition, with tales of run-ins with spies, secret backrooms, and empty grocery shelvesFidel Castro is dead. Donald Trump is in the White House. And to most outsiders, the fate of Cuba has never been more uncertain....
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Rough Riders: Theodore Roosevelt, His Cowboy Regiment, and the Immortal Charge Up San Juan Hill

Mark Lee Gardner · William Morrow
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

The first definitive account of this legendary fighting force and its extraordinary leader, Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Lee Gardner's Rough Riders is narrative nonfiction at its most invigorating and compulsively readable. Its dramatic unfolding of a familiar, yet not-fully-known story will...
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Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia

Peter Pomerantsev · PublicAffairs
Pages: 241
Format: Hardcover

In the new Russia, even dictatorship is a reality show.Professional killers with the souls of artists, would-be theater directors turned Kremlin puppet-masters, suicidal supermodels, Hell's Angels who hallucinate themselves as holy warriors, and oligarch revolutionaries: welcome to the glittering,...
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North Korea : state of paranoia

Paul French · Zed Books
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

North Korea is a country that continues to make headlines - arousing curiosity and fear in equal measure. The world's most secretive nuclear power, it is a nation that still has Gulag-style prison camps, no internet and bans its people from talking to foreigners without official approval....
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When Lions Roar: The Churchills and the Kennedys

Thomas Maier · Crown
Format: Kindle Edition

The first comprehensive history of the deeply entwined personal and public lives of the Churchills and the Kennedys and what their "special relationship" meant for Great Britain and the United States When Lions Roar begins in the mid-1930s at Chartwell, Winston Churchill's country...
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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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Double Agent: The First Hero of World War II and How the FBI Outwitted and Destroyed a Nazi Spy Ring

Peter Duffy · Scribner; Reprint edition
Format: Hardcover

The never-before-told tale of the German-American who spearheaded a covert mission to infiltrate New York's Nazi underground in the days leading up to World War II - the most successful counterespionage operation in US history.From the time Adolf Hitler came into power in 1933, German...
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The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government's Secret Mission to Find a Miracle Cure

Karen M. Masterson · NAL Hardcover; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A fascinating and shocking historical exposé, The Malaria Project is the story of America's secret mission to combat malaria during World War II—a campaign modeled after a German project which tested experimental drugs on men gone mad from syphilis.American war planners,...
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Sherman's Ghosts: Soldiers, Civilians, and the American Way of War

Matthew Carr · The New Press
Format: Hardcover

To know what war is, one should follow our tracks, General William T. Sherman once wrote to his wife, describing the devastation left by his armies in Georgia. Shermans Ghosts is an investigation of the tracks left by the wars fought by the American military in the 150 years since Shermans...
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How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler

RYAN NORTH · Riverhead Books
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Get ready to make history. . . better.What would you do if a time machine hurled you thousands of years into the past . . . and then broke? How would you survive? Could you improve on humanity's original timeline? And how hard would it be to domesticate a giant wombat?Don't worry: in How to Invent...
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