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The Chiffon Trenches: A Memoir

Andre Leon Talley · Ballantine Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the pages of Vogue to the runways of Paris, this deeply revealing memoir by a legendary style icon captures the fashion world from the inside out, in its most glamorous and most cutthroat moments."The Chiffon Trenches honestly and candidly captures fifty sublime years of fashion."...
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Churchill's Shadow Raiders: The Race to Develop Radar, World War II's Invisible Secret Weapon

Damien Lewis · Citadel
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

From award-winning war reporter Damien Lewis comes a blistering account of one of the most daring raids of WWII - and the top-secret weapon that changed the course of history . . . In the winter of 1941, as Britain faced defeat on all fronts, an RAF reconnaissance pilot photographed an alien-looking...
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Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War's Most Persistent Myth

Kevin M. Levin · The University of North Carolina Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

More than 150 years after the end of the Civil War, scores of websites, articles, and organizations repeat claims that anywhere between 500 and 100,000 free and enslaved African Americans fought willingly as soldiers in the Confederate army. But as Kevin M. Levin argues in this carefully...
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A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance

Hanif Abdurraqib
Format: Hardcover

From breakout writer and peerless new voice Hanif Abdurraqib, the New York Times bestselling author of Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest, comes a personal and introspective examination of black performance in America, in which race, history, culture, and entertainment...
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Gotham Unbound: The Ecological History of Greater New York

Ted Steinberg · Simon & Schuster; Reprint edition
Format: Paperback

Winner of the 2015 PROSE Award for US History A fascinating, encyclopedic historyof greater New York City through an ecological lens Publishers Weekly, starred review—the sweeping story of one of the most man-made spots on earth. Gotham Unbound recounts the four-century history of how hundreds...
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The Zealot and the Emancipator: John Brown, Abraham Lincoln, and the Struggle for American Freedom

H. W. Brands · Doubleday
Pages: 448
Format: Hardcover

From New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands, the epic struggle over slavery as embodied by John Brown and Abraham Lincoln, two men with radically different views on how moral people must act when their democracy countenances evil.John Brown was a charismatic and deeply religious...
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Defying Hitler: The Germans Who Resisted Nazi Rule

Gordon Thomas · Dutton Caliber
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

An enthralling work of popular history that vividly resurrects the web of everyday Germans who resisted Nazi rule

Nazi Germany is remembered as a nation of willing fanatics. But beneath the surface, countless ordinary, everyday Germans actively resisted Hitler. Some passed industrial...
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Hunter Killer: Inside America's Unmanned Air War

T. Mark Mccurley · Dutton
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The first-ever inside look at the US military's secretive Remotely Piloted Aircraft program - equal parts techno-thriller, historical account, and war memoirRemotely piloted aircraft (RPA) , commonly referred to by the media as drones, are a mysterious and headline-making tool in the military's...
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X Troop: The Secret Jewish Commandos of World War II

Leah Garrett · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format: Hardcover

June 1942. The shadow of the Third Reich has fallen across the European continent. In desperation, Winston Churchill and his chief of staff form an unusual plan: a new commando unit made up of Jewish refugees who have escaped to Britain. The resulting volunteers are a motley group of intellectuals,...
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The Danger Within Us: America's Untested, Unregulated Medical Device Industry and One Man's Battle to Survive It

Jeanne Lenzer · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Did you know...

- Medical interventions have become the third leading cause of death in America, killing more Americans each year than diabetes, murders, car accidents and AIDS combined.

- An estimated 10 percent of Americans are implanted with medical devices -- like...
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