History

DUNKIRK: THE HISTORY BEHIND THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

Written by Levine, Joshua
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE FROM CHRISTOPHER NOLANThe epic history of Dunkirk, May 1940: when more than 300,000 trapped Allied troops were dramatically rescued from destruction at the hands of Nazi Germany by an extraordinary seaborne evacuation.
June 27, 2017 | Paperback | William Morrow & Company | 368 Pages |
$16.99
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LADY KILLERS: DEADLY WOMEN THROUGHOUT HISTORY

Written by Telfer, Tori
Inspired by author Tori Telfer's Jezebel column "Lady Killers," this thrilling and entertaining compendium investigates female serial killers and their crimes through the ages.
October 10, 2017 | Paperback | Harper Perennial | 336 Pages |
$15.99
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WORST HARD TIME: THE UNTOLD STORY OF THOSE WHO SURVIVED THE GREAT AMERICAN DUST BOWL

Written by Egan, Timothy
Following a dozen families and their communities through the rise and fall of the region, Egan tells of their desperate attempts to carry on through blinding black dust blizzards, crop failure, and the death of loved ones in the darkest years of the Depression.
September 1, 2006 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 340 Pages |
$15.95
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BOLD AND DANGEROUS FAMILY: THE REMARKABLE STORY OF AN ITALIAN MOTHER, HER TWO SONS, AND THEIR FIGHT AGAINST FASCISM

Written by Moorehead, Caroline
The acclaimed author of A Train in Winter and Village of Secrets delivers the next chapter in "The Resistance Quartet": the astonishing story of the aristocratic Italian family who stood up to Mussolini's fascism, and whose efforts helped define the path of Italy in the years between the World Wars--a profile in courage that remains relevant today.
October 3, 2017 | Hardcover | Harper | 448 Pages |
$27.99
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HUNTING EL CHAPO: THE THRILLING INSIDE STORY OF THE AMERICAN LAWMAN WHO CAPTURED THE WORLD'S MOST WANTED DRUG LORD

Written by Century, Douglas
A blend of Manhunt, Killing Pablo, and Zero Dark Thirty, Cole Merrell and Douglas Century's sensational investigative high-tech thriller--soon to be a major motion picture from Sony--chronicles a riveting chapter in the twentieth-century drug wars: the exclusive inside story of the American lawman and his dangerous eight-year hunt that captured El Chapo--the world's most wante
October 17, 2017 | Hardcover | Harper | 352 Pages |
$28.99

SABOTEUR: THE ARISTOCRAT WHO BECAME FRANCE'S MOST DARING ANTI-NAZI COMMANDO

Written by Kix, Paul
In the tradition of Agent Zigzag comes this breathtaking biography, as fast-paced and emotionally intuitive as the very best spy thrillers, which illuminates an unsung hero of the French Resistance during World War II--Robert de La Rochefoucald, an aristocrat turned anti-Nazi saboteur--and his daring exploits as a resistant trained by Britain's Special Operations Execu
December 5, 2017 | Hardcover | Harper | 320 Pages |
$27.99

1917: VLADIMIR LENIN, WOODROW WILSON, AND THE YEAR THAT CREATED THE MODERN AGE

Written by Herman, Arthur Phd
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November 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Harper | 256 Pages |
$29.99
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STORY OF THE JEWS VOLUME ONE: FINDING THE WORDS 1000 BC-1492 AD

Written by Schama, Simon
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October 24, 2017 | Paperback | Ecco Press |
$19.99
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STORY OF THE JEWS VOLUME TWO: BELONGING: 1492-1900

Written by Schama, Simon
In the second of three volumes of this magnificently illustrated cultural history, the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews, Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish people from 1492 through the end of nineteenth century
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Ecco Press | 512 Pages |
$39.99
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ISRAEL: A CONCISE HISTORY OF A NATION REBORN

Written by Gordis, Daniel
Winner of the Jewish Book of the Year AwardThe first comprehensive yet accessible history of the state of Israel from its inception to present day, from Daniel Gordis, "one of the most respected Israel analysts" (The Forward) living and writing in Jerusalem.
September 5, 2017 | Paperback | Ecco Press | 560 Pages |
$19.99

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