History

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BOSTON MASSACRE: A FAMILY HISTORY

Written by Zabin, Serena
A dramatic untold 'people's history' of the storied event that helped trigger the American Revolution
February 18, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 320 Pages |
$30.00
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FIVE: THE UNTOLD LIVES OF THE WOMEN KILLED BY JACK THE RIPPER

Written by Rubenhold, Hallie
Five devastating human stories and a dark and moving portrait of Victorian London--the untold lives of the women killed by Jack the Ripper
March 10, 2020 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 368 Pages |
$16.99
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KING LEOPOLD'S GHOST: A STORY OF GREED, TERROR, AND HEROISM IN COLONIAL AFRICA

Written by Hochschild, Adam
In the 1880s, as the European powers were carving up Africa, King Leopold II of Belgium seized for himself the vast and mostly unexplored territory surrounding the Congo River.
March 3, 2020 | Paperback | Mariner Books | 416 Pages |
$16.99
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BOHEMIANS: THE LOVERS WHO LED GERMANY'S RESISTANCE AGAINST THE NAZIS

Written by Ohler, Norman
From the New York Times best-selling author of Blitzed, the incredible true story of two idealistic young lovers who led the anti-Nazi resistance in the darkening heart of Berlin
July 14, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 368 Pages |
$28.00
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12 SECONDS OF SILENCE: HOW A TEAM OF INVENTORS, TINKERERS, AND SPIES TOOK DOWN A NAZI SUPERWEAPON

Written by Holmes, Jamie
The riveting story of the American scientists, tinkerers, and nerds who solved one of the biggest puzzles of World War II--and developed one of the most powerful weapons of the war.​12 Seconds of Silence is the remarkable, lost story of how a rag tag group of American scientists overcame one of the toughest problems of World War II: Shooting things out of the sky.
June 2, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 384 Pages |
$27.00
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DEWEY DEFEATS TRUMAN: THE 1948 ELECTION AND THE BATTLE FOR AMERICA'S SOUL

Written by Baime, A J
From the New York Times best-selling author of The Accidental President comes the thrilling story of the 1948 presidential election, one of the greatest election stories of all time, as Truman mounted a history-making comeback and staked a claim for a new course for America.
June 2, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 432 Pages |
$30.00
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IRON EMPIRES: ROBBER BARONS, RAILROADS, AND THE MAKING OF MODERN AMERICA

Written by Hiltzik, Michael
In 1869, when the final spike was driven into the Transcontinental Railroad, few were prepared for its seismic aftershocks. Once a hodgepodge of short, squabbling lines, America's railways soon exploded into a titanic industry helmed by a pageant of speculators, crooks, and visionaries. The vicious competition between empire builders such as Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, J. P. Morgan, and E.
May 12, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 448 Pages |
$30.00
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GOOD ASSASSIN: HOW A MOSSAD AGENT AND A BAND OF SURVIVORS HUNTED DOWN THE BUTCHER OF LATVIA

Written by Talty, Stephan
The untold story of an Israeli spy's epic journey to bring the notorious Butcher of Latvia to justice--a case that altered the fates of all ex-Nazis.
April 21, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 320 Pages |
$28.00
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MAYDAY 1971: A WHITE HOUSE AT WAR, A REVOLT IN THE STREETS, AND THE UNTOLD HISTORY OF AMERICA'S BIGGEST MASS ARREST

Written by Roberts, Lawrence
A vivid history of the largest act of civil disobedience in US history, in Richard Nixon's Washington
April 28, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 464 Pages |
$28.00
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FASTER: HOW A JEWISH DRIVER, AN AMERICAN HEIRESS, AND A LEGENDARY CAR BEAT HITLER'S BEST

Written by Bascomb, Neal
For fans of The Boys in the Boat and In the Garden of Beasts, a pulse-pounding tale of triumph by an improbable team of upstarts over Hitler's fearsome Silver Arrows during the golden age of auto racing.
March 17, 2020 | Hardcover | Houghton Mifflin | 368 Pages |
$28.00

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