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HOUR OF FATE: THEODORE ROOSEVELT, J.P. MORGAN, AND THE BATTLE TO TRANSFORM AMERICAN CAPITALISM

Written by Berfield, Susan
A riveting narrative of Wall Street buccaneering, political intrigue, and two of American history's most colossal characters, struggling for mastery in an era of social upheaval and rampant inequality.
May 5, 2020 | Hardcover | Bloomsbury Publishing | 416 Pages |
$30.00
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FOLLY AND THE GLORY: AMERICA, RUSSIA, AND POLITICAL WARFARE 1945-2020

Written by Weiner, Tim
From Tim Weiner, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, an urgent and gripping account of the 75-year battle between the US and Russia that led to the election and impeachment of an American president.
June 2, 2020 | Hardcover | Henry Holt & Company | 336 Pages |
$29.99
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KILLING CRAZY HORSE: THE MERCILESS INDIAN WARS IN AMERICA

Written by O'Reilly, Bill
The latest installment of the multimillion-selling Killing series is a gripping journey through the American West and the historic clashes between Native Americans and settlers.
September 15, 2020 | Hardcover | Henry Holt & Company | 320 Pages |
$30.00
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BRITISH ARE COMING: THE WAR FOR AMERICA, LEXINGTON TO PRINCETON, 1775-1777

Written by Atkinson, Rick
The paperback edition of the New York Times bestseller that the Wall Street Journal said was "chock full of momentous events and larger-than-life characters."
April 7, 2020 | Paperback | Holt McDougal | 800 Pages |
$18.99
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VAPORS: A SOUTHERN FAMILY, THE NEW YORK MOB, AND THE RISE AND FALL OF HOT SPRINGS, AMERICA'S FORGOTTEN CAPITAL OF VICE

Written by Hill, David
One of "21 books we can't wait to read in 2020" --ThrillistThe incredible true story of America's original--and forgotten--capital of vice
July 7, 2020 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux | 400 Pages |
$28.00
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CULTURE OF FEEDBACK: ECOLOGICAL THINKING IN SEVENTIES AMERICA

Written by Belgrad, Daniel
When we want advice from others, we often casually speak of "getting some feedback." But how many of us give a thought to what this phrase means? The idea of feedback actually dates to World War II, when the term was developed to describe the dynamics of self-regulating systems, which correct their actions by feeding their effects back into themselves.
August 30, 2019 | Paperback | University of Chicago Press | 264 Pages |
$30.00
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HISTORIA VERDADERA DE LA CONQUISTA DE LA NUEVA ESPA?A

Written by Diaz del Castillo, Bernal
El descubrimiento y conquista de América fueron acontecimientos cruciales de incalculables consecuencias, aun hoy en vías de resolución. La Historia de la conquista de Nueva España es una crónica portentosa y minuciosa de un testigo directo de aquella empresa descomunal.
March 3, 2020 | Paperback | Vintage Espanol | 496 Pages |
$17.00
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BOWLING ALONE: REVISED AND UPDATED: THE COLLAPSE AND REVIVAL OF AMERICAN COMMUNITY

Written by Putnam, Robert D
Updated to include a new chapter about the influence of social media and the Internet--the 20th anniversary edition of Bowling Alone remains a seminal work of social analysis, and its examination of what happened to our sense of community remains more relevant than ever in today's fractured America. Twenty years, ago, Robert D.
June 16, 2020 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 544 Pages |
$20.00
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LINCOLN'S SPIES: THEIR SECRET WAR TO SAVE A NATION

Written by Waller, Douglas
This major addition to the history of the Civil War is a "fast-paced, fact-rich account" (The Wall Street Journal) offering a detailed look at President Abraham Lincoln's use of clandestine services and the secret battles waged by Union spies and agents to save the nation--filled with espionage, sabotage, and intrigue.
August 18, 2020 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster | 624 Pages |
$20.00
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BROTHERS YORK: A ROYAL TRAGEDY

Written by Penn, Thomas
Vicious battles, powerful monarchs, and royal intrigue abound in this "gripping, complex, and sensational" (Hilary Mantel) true story of the War of the Roses--a struggle among three brothers, two of whom became kings, and the inspiration for Shakespeare's renowned play, Richard III. In 15th-century England, two royal families, the House of York and the House of Lancaster,
June 16, 2020 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 688 Pages |
$35.00

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