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The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won

Victor Davis Hanson · Basic Books
Pages: 720
Format: Hardcover

A definitive account of World War II by America's preeminent military historianWorld War II was the most lethal conflict in human history. Never before had a war been fought on so many diverse landscapes and in so many different ways, from rocket attacks in London to jungle fighting...
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The Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany

Thomas Childers · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 704
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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The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home

Denise Kiernan · Touchstone
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Girls of Atomic City comes the fascinating true story behind the magnificent Gilded Age mansion Biltmore - the largest, grandest residence ever built in the United States.Orphaned at a young age, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser claimed lineage...
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Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir

Sally Quinn · HarperOne
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

The author, journalist, television commentator, and longtime Washington insider reflects on the spiritual quest that has brought deeper meaning to her life - and kept her grounded within the high-powered political world of Washington, D.C.'s elite - her renowned writing career, her celebrity...
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Fantasyland: How America Went Haywire: A 500-Year History

Kurt Andersen · Random House
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A razor-sharp thinker offers a new understanding of our post-truth world and explains the American instinct to believe in make-believe, from the Pilgrims to P. T. Barnum to Disneyland to zealots of every stripe . . . to Donald Trump. In this sweeping, eloquent history of America, one of our sharpest...
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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: 256
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. Boasting 4 to 6 million members, the reassembled Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s dramatically challenged our preconceptions of hooded Klansmen, who through...
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The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

MASHA GESSEN · Riverhead Books
Pages: 400
Format: Hardcover

Putin's bestselling biographer reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia surrendered to a more virulent and invincible new strain of autocracy. Hailed for her "fearless indictment of the most powerful man in Russia" (The Wall Street Journal) , award-winning journalist...
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The Art of Emma Bormann

Andreas Johns · Ariadne Pr
Pages: 234
Format: Hardcover

Emma Bormann (1887-1974) was a remarkable Austrian artist, best known for her work as a printmaker. She began making woodcuts in 1917 and quickly developed a distinctive, individual style that combined respect for the craft of woodcut with a modern sensibility and a strong artistic vision....
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Revolution: The History of England from the Battle of the Boyne to the Battle of Waterloo

PETER ACKROYD · Blackstone Audiobooks
Format: Hardcover

In Revolution, Peter Ackroyd takes readers from William of Orange's accession following the Glorious Revolution to the Regency, when the flamboyant Prince of Wales ruled in the stead of his mad father, George III, and England was -- again -- at war with France, a war that would end with...
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In Pursuit of Memory: The Fight Against Alzheimer's

Joseph Jebelli · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Alzheimer's is the great global epidemic of our time, affecting millions worldwide -- there are more than 5 million people diagnosed in the US alone. And as our population ages, scientists are working against the clock to find a cure.Neuroscientist Joseph Jebelli is among them. His beloved...
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