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BUTCHERING ART: JOSEPH LISTER'S QUEST TO TRANSFORM THE GRISLY WORLD OF VICTORIAN MEDICINE

Written by Fitzharris, Lindsey
Winner, 2018 PEN/E.O. Wilson Prize for Literary Science WritingShort-listed for the 2018 Wellcome Book PrizeA Top 10 Science Book of Fall 2017, Publishers Weekly
October 17, 2017 | Hardcover | Scientific American | 304 Pages |
$27.00
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DUNKIRK: THE HISTORY BEHIND THE MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

Written by Levine, Joshua
New York Times BestsellerThe epic true story of Dunkirk--now a major motion picture, written and directed by Christopher Nolan, and starring Kenneth Branagh, Tom Hardy, and Mark Rylance
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 | 352 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
In a tour de force of historical reportage, Timothy Egan's National Book Award-winning story rescues an iconic chapter of American history from the shadows. The dust storms that terrorized the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since.
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
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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