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PROMISED LAND

Written by Obama, Barack
A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making--from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his p
November 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Crown Publishing Group (NY) | 768 Pages |
$45.00
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DEATH OF CAMUS

Written by Catelli, Giovanni
In this disturbing book, Giovanni Catelli seeks to solve the mysterious 1960 car crash that killed Albert Camus and his publisher, Michel Gallimard, who was behind the wheel. Based on meticulous research, he builds a compelling case that Camu--author of The Stranger, The Plague and The Myth of Sisyphus--was the victim of premeditated murder.
January 15, 2021 | Paperback | Hurst & Co. | 184 Pages |
$17.95
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NEW NEGRO: THE LIFE OF ALAIN LOCKE

Written by Stewart, Jeffrey C
A tiny, fastidiously dressed man emerged from Black Philadelphia around the turn of the century to mentor a generation of young artists including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jacob Lawrence and call them the New Negro -- the creative African Americans whose art, literature, music, and drama would inspire Black people to greatness.
October 1, 2020 | Paperback | Oxford University Press, USA | 944 Pages |
$27.95
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COMPLEAT VICTORY:: SARATOGA AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

Written by Weddle, Kevin
In the late summer and fall of 1777, after two years of indecisive fighting on both sides, the outcome of the American War of Independence hung in the balance.
February 1, 2021 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 528 Pages |
$34.95
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LAST ASSASSIN: THE HUNT FOR THE KILLERS OF JULIUS CAESAR

Written by Stothard, Peter
Many men killed Julius Caesar. Only one man was determined to kill the killers.
November 1, 2020 | Hardcover | Oxford University Press, USA | 288 Pages |
$27.95
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BENEDICT XVI: A LIFE: VOLUME ONE: YOUTH IN NAZI GERMANY TO THE SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL 1927-1965

Written by Seewald, Peter
The long-awaited and authoritative biography of Pope Benedict XVI, a giant of the Catholic Church. Benedict XVI: Volume One offers insight into the young life and rise through the Church's ranks of a man who would become a hero and a lightning rod for Catholics the world over.
December 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Continuum | 512 Pages |
$35.00
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HOW WE LIVE NOW: SCENES FROM THE PANDEMIC

Written by Hayes, Bill
From the beloved author of Insomniac City, a poignant and profound tribute in stories and images to a city amidst a pandemic. A bookstore where readers shout their orders from the street. A neighborhood restaurant turned to-go place where one has a shared drink--on either end of a bar--with the owner.
August 25, 2020 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing |
$20.00
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CONVERSATIONS WITH RBG: RUTH BADER GINSBURG ON LIFE, LOVE, LIBERTY, AND LAW

Written by Rosen, Jeffrey
In her own words, Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers an intimate look at her life and career, through an extraordinary series of conversations with the head of the National Constitution Center. This remarkable book presents a unique portrait of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, drawing on more than twenty years of conversations with Jeffrey Rosen, starting in the 1990s and continuing throu
November 3, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA | 304 Pages |
$18.00
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ESSAYS ONE

Written by Davis, Lydia
A selection of essays on writing and reading by the master short-fiction writer Lydia Davis Lydia Davis is a writer whose originality, influence, and wit are beyond compare. Jonathan Franzen has called her "a magician of self-consciousness," while Rick Moody hails her as the best prose stylist in America.
November 10, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA | 528 Pages |
$23.00
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EUROPEANS: THREE LIVES AND THE MAKING OF A COSMOPOLITAN CULTURE

Written by Figes, Orlando
From the "master of historical narrative" (Financial Times), a dazzling, richly detailed, panoramic work--the first to document the genesis of a continent-wide European culture. The nineteenth century in Europe was a time of unprecedented artistic achievement.
November 10, 2020 | Paperback | Picador USA | 592 Pages |
$23.00

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