Non Fiction

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GOD'S SHADOW: SULTAN SELIM, HIS OTTOMAN EMPIRE, AND THE MAKING OF THE MODERN WORLD

Written by Mikhail, Alan
The history of the Ottoman Empire--once the most powerful state on earth, ruling over more territory and people than any other world power--has for centuries been distorted, misrepresented, and suppressed in the West.
August 31, 2021 | Paperback | Liveright Publishing Corporation | 512 Pages |
$19.95
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ALARIC THE GOTH: AN OUTSIDER'S HISTORY OF THE FALL OF ROME

Written by Boin, Douglas
Stigmatized and relegated to the margins of Roman society, the Goths were violent "barbarians" who destroyed "civilization," at least in the conventional story of Rome's collapse. But a slight shift of perspective brings their history, and ours, shockingly alive.
August 31, 2021 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 272 Pages |
$17.95
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STIFF: THE CURIOUS LIVES OF HUMAN CADAVERS

Written by Roach, Mary
For two thousand years, cadavers - some willingly, some unwittingly - have been involved in science's boldest strides and weirdest undertakings. They've tested France's first guillotines, ridden the NASA Space Shuttle, been crucified in a Parisian laboratory to test the authenticity of the Shroud of Turin, and helped solve the mystery of TWA Flight 800.
August 3, 2021 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 320 Pages |
$16.95
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CHINESE QUESTION: THE GOLD RUSHES AND GLOBAL POLITICS

Written by Ngai, Mae
In roughly five decades, between 1848 and 1899, more gold was removed from the earth than had been mined in the 3,000 preceding years, bringing untold wealth to individuals and nations.
August 24, 2021 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company | 480 Pages |
$30.00
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TWO-WAY MIRROR: THE LIFE OF ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING

Written by Sampson, Fiona
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. With these words, Elizabeth Barrett Browning has come down to us as a romantic heroine, a recluse controlled by a domineering father and often overshadowed by her husband, Robert Browning. But behind the melodrama lies a thoroughly modern figure whose extraordinary life is an electrifying study in self-invention.
August 17, 2021 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company |
$27.95
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ABOUT TIME: A HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION IN TWELVE CLOCKS

Written by Rooney, David
For thousands of years, people of all cultures have made and used clocks, from the city sundials of ancient Rome to the medieval water clocks of imperial China, hourglasses fomenting revolution in the Middle Ages, the Stock Exchange clock of Amsterdam in 1611, Enlightenment observatories in India, and the high-precision clocks circling the Earth on a fleet of GPS satellites that have been launc
August 17, 2021 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company |
$28.95
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AGAINST WHITE FEMINISM: NOTES ON DISRUPTION

Written by Zakaria, Rafia
Elite white women have branded feminism, promising an apolitical individual empowerment along with sexual liberation and satisfaction, LGBTQ inclusion, and racial solidarity. As Rafia Zakaria expertly argues, those promises have been proven empty and white feminists have leant on their racial privilege and sense of cultural superiority.
August 17, 2021 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company |
$23.95
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DOPE: THE REAL HISTORY OF THE MEXICAN DRUG TRADE

Written by Smith, Benjamin T
The Mexican drug trade has inspired prejudiced narratives of a war between north and south, white and brown; between noble cops and vicious kingpins, corrupt politicians and powerful cartels. In this first comprehensive history of the trade, historian Benjamin T. Smith tells the real story of how and why this one-peaceful industry turned violent.
August 10, 2021 | Hardcover | W. W. Norton & Company |
$30.00
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GET GOOD WITH MONEY: TEN SIMPLE STEPS TO BECOMING FINANCIALLY WHOLE

Written by Tiffany the Budgetnista Aliche
NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER - A ten-step plan for finding peace, safety, and harmony with your money--no matter how big or small your goals and no matter how rocky the market might be--by the inspiring and savvy "Budgetnista." "No matter where you stand in your money journey, Get Good with Money has a lesson or two for you
March 30, 2021 | Hardcover | Rodale Books |
$24.00
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LOST CITIES, ANCIENT TOMBS: 100 DISCOVERIES THAT CHANGED THE WORLD

Blending high adventure with history, this chronicle of 100 astonishing discoveries from the Dead Sea Scrolls to the fabulous Lost City of the Monkey God tells incredible stories of how explorers and archaeologists have uncovered the clues that illuminate our past.
November 2, 2021 | Hardcover | National Geographic Society |
$35.00

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