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LABYRINTH OF SOLITUDE

Written by Paz, Octavio
Octavio Paz has long been acknowledged as Mexico's foremost writer and critic. In this international classic, Paz has written one of the most enduring and powerful works ever created on Mexico and its people, character, and culture.
January 12, 1994 | Paperback | Grove Press | 398 Pages |
$17.00
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GREAT BRITISH TREE BIOGRAPHY

Written by Hooper, Mark
Fascinating stories behind 50 famous trees throughout British history. How much do we know about the Glastonbury Hawthorn? This is a tree on the site of Glastonbury Abbey that flowers on Christmas Day, and is believed to descend from an original thorn planted on the grounds by Joseph of Arimethea.
June 8, 2021 | Hardcover | Pavilion Books | 224 Pages |
$29.95
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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. It seemed like no force in the world could slow J. P. Morgan's drive to power.
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. With vivid storytelling and riveting insider accounts, Weiner traces the roots of political warfare - the conflict America and Russia have waged with espionage, sabo
September 22, 2020 | Hardcover | Henry Holt & Company | 336 Pages |
$29.99
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KILLING CRAZY HORSE: THE MERCILESS INDIAN WARS IN AMERICA

Written by Dugard, Martin
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. The bloody Battle of Tippecanoe was only the beginning.
September 8, 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
Winner of the George Washington PrizeWinner of the Barbara and David Zalaznick Book Prize in American HistoryWinner of the Excellence in American History Book AwardWinner of the Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award
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
Complex, turbulent, as haunting as a pedal steel solo --Jonathan Miles, The New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice) One of 21 books we can't wait to read in 2020 --Thrillist A New York Times Book Review summer reading pick A GQ best book of 2020 Named one of the 10 best July books by The Washington Post an
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.
October 13, 2020 | Paperback | Simon & Schuster |
$20.00

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