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HOUSE OF MORGAN: AN AMERICAN BANKING DYNASTY AND THE RISE OF MODERN FINANCE

Written by Chernow, Ron
Published to critical acclaim twenty years ago, and now considered a classic, The House of Morgan is the most ambitious history ever written about American finance. It is a rich, panoramic story of four generations of Morgans and the powerful, secretive firms they spawned, ones that would transform the modern financial world. Tracing the trajectory of J. P.
January 13, 2010 | PB | Grove Press |
$8.98
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STALIN'S ENGLISHMAN: GUY BURGESS, THE COLD WAR, AND THE CAMBRIDGE SPY RING

Written by Lownie, Andrew
Guy Burgess was the most important, complex, and fascinating of The Cambridge Spies--Maclean, Philby, Blunt--brilliant young men recruited in the 1930s to betray their country to the Soviet Union.
October 4, 2016 | Hardcover | St. Martin's Press |
$8.98
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FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT'S FALLINGWATER

Written by Stoller, Ezra
These new titles in the Building Blocks series showcase four more icons of modern architecture, as portrayed by renowned architectural photographer Ezra Stoller.
May 5, 1999 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press | 96 Pages |
$7.98
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VATICAN AND SAINT PETER'S BASILICA OF ROME

Written by Letarouilly, Paul
French architect Paul Letarouilly (1795-1855), author of the masterpiece Edifices de Rome Moderne, was unequaled in his observational ability and impeccable drawing skills.
November 1, 2009 | Hardcover | Princeton Architectural Press | 320 Pages |
$49.98
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LUSITANIA: THE CULTURAL HISTORY OF A CATASTROPHE

Written by Jasper, Willi
A fascinating reassessment of a turning point in the First World War, revealing its role in shaping the German psyche On May 7, 1915, the Lusitania, a large British luxury liner, was sunk by a German submarine off the Irish coast. Nearly 1,200 people, including 128 American citizens, lost their lives.
September 27, 2016 | Hardcover | Yale University Press | 240 Pages |
$7.98
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CINEMA OF LARS VON TRIER: AUTHENTICITY AND ARTIFICE

Written by Bainbridge, Caroline
Lars von Trier is one of the most controversial figures of contemporary European cinema. This volume analyzes the themes and motifs of the director's work and the changes he has brought to modern film. Ever since he founded the back-to-basics Dogme philosophy of filmmaking in 1995, von Trier's name has been tied to taboo-breaking cinema.
March 1, 2008 | PB | Wallflower Press |
$7.98
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VERDI AND/OR WAGNER: TWO MEN, TWO WORLDS, TWO CENTURIES

Written by Conrad, Peter
This is the first book to compare these two composers and cultural heroes, both of whom were born in 1813 and achieved huge national and international renown in their lifetimes. Yet not only did they never meet, but the differences between them--in music, culture, environment, significance, and legacy--were profound.
April 22, 2014 | PB | Thames & Hudson |
$8.98
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REVOLUTION: THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE BATTLE OF THE BOYNE TO THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO

Written by Ackroyd, Peter
The fourth volume of Peter Ackroyd's enthralling History of England, beginning in 1688 with a revolution and ending in 1815 with a famous victory.
October 10, 2017 | Hardcover | Thomas Dunne Books | 416 Pages |
$7.98
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KING TUTANKHAMUN: THE TREASURES OF THE TOMB

Written by Hawass, Zahi
The fabulous treasures of Tutankhamun have fascinated the public since their discovery by Howard Carter in 1922. Many books have been written about the boy king and his tomb, but this volume by world-renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass provides the reader with a unique perspective on this extraordinary archaeological find.
April 1, 2008 | Hardcover | Thames & Hudson | 296 Pages |
$25.98
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COLLECTED NONFICTION, VOLUME 2: SELECTIONS FROM THE MEMOIRS AND TRAVEL WRITINGS

Written by Twain, Mark
The second of two hardcover volumes collecting the major nonfiction by the father of American literature, including excerpts from The Innocents Abroad, Roughing It, A Tramp Abroad, and Life on the Mississippi.
November 15, 2016 | Hardcover | Everyman's Library | 776 Pages |
$10.98

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