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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
A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice
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, Andrew Hogan 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
April 3, 2018 | Hardcover | Harper | 352 Pages |
$28.99
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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 Rochefoucauld, an aristocrat turned anti-Nazi saboteur--and his daring exploits as a résistant trained by Britain's Special Operations Exec
December 5, 2017 | Hardcover | Harper | 304 Pages |
$29.99
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1917: VLADIMIR LENIN, WOODROW WILSON, AND THE YEAR THAT CREATED THE MODERN AGE

Written by Herman, Arthur
How did two men move the world away from wars for land and treasure to wars over ideas and ideologies--a change that would go on to kill millions?
November 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Harper | 496 Pages |
$26.99
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STORY OF THE JEWS VOLUME ONE: FINDING THE WORDS 1000 BC-1492 AD

Written by Schama, Simon
In 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 experience, tracing it across three millennia, from their beginnings as an ancient tribal people to the opening of the New World in 1492 to the modern day.
October 24, 2017 | Paperback | Ecco Press | 512 Pages |
$19.99
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STORY OF THE JEWS VOLUME TWO: BELONGING: 1492-1900

Written by Schama, Simon
A riveting picture, generously rendered, of the stubborn, argumentative miracle of Jewish survival against the odds... Schama has made an eloquent and a far-reaching case for why Jews needed a small piece of earth they could call home." -- The New York Times Book Review
October 24, 2017 | Hardcover | Ecco Press | 800 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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NO ROOM FOR SMALL DREAMS: COURAGE, IMAGINATION, AND THE MAKING OF MODERN ISRAEL

Written by Peres, Shimon
In 1934, eleven-year-old Shimon Peres emigrated to the land of Israel from his native Poland, leaving behind an extended family who would later be murdered in the Holocaust. Few back then would have predicted that this young man would eventually become one of the towering figures of the twentieth century.
September 12, 2017 | Hardcover | Custom House | 240 Pages |
$30.00
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MOST DEFINING MOMENTS IN BLACK HISTORY ACCORDING TO DICK GREGORY

Written by Gregory, Dick
NAACP 2017 Image Award WinnerWith his trademark acerbic wit, incisive humor, and infectious paranoia, one of our foremost comedians and most politically engaged civil rights activists looks back at 100 key events from the complicated history of black America.
September 5, 2017 | Hardcover | Amistad Press | 256 Pages |
$24.99
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AMERICAN SPIRIT: WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE STAND FOR

Written by McCullough, David
A New York Times Bestseller A timely collection of speeches by David McCullough, the most honored historian in the United States--winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among many others--that reminds us of fundamental American principles.
April 18, 2017 | Hardcover | Simon & Schuster | 192 Pages |
$25.00

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