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Dead Doubles

by Trevor Barnes Harper (September 15, 2020)

The astonishing but true story of one of the most notorious spy cases from the Cold War—and the international manhunt that seized global attention as it revealed the shadowy world of deep cover KGB operatives. ...


All Against All

by Paul Jankowski Harper (April 28, 2020)

A narrative history, cinematic in scope, of a process that was taking shape in the winter of 1933 as domestic passions around the world colluded to drive governments towards a war few of them wanted and none...


Great State

by Timothy Brook Harper (March 17, 2020)

The world-renowned scholar and author of Vermeer’s Hat does for China what Mary Beard did for Rome in SPQR: Timothy Brook analyzes the last eight centuries of China’s relationship with the world in this...


Unknown Valor

by Martha MacCallum Harper (February 25, 2020)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.

In honor of the 75th Anniversary of one of the most critical battles of World War II, the popular primetime Fox News anchor of The Story with Martha MacCallum pays tribute to the heroic...


Operation Chastise

by Max Hastings Harper (February 18, 2020)

One of the most lauded historians of our time returns to the Second World War in this magnificent retelling of the awe-inspiring raid on German dams conducted by the Royal Army Force’s 617 Squadron.

The attack...


A House in the Mountains

by Caroline Moorehead Harper (January 28, 2020)

The acclaimed author of A Train in Winter returns with the "moving finale" (The Economist) of her Resistance Quartet—the powerful and inspiring true story of the women of the partisan resistance who fought...


Mary Ball Washington

by Craig Shirley Harper (December 03, 2019)

The Mother of the Father of our Country.

Mary Ball Washington was an unlikely candidate to be the mother of history’s most famous revolutionary. In fact, George Washington’s first fight for independence...


The Survivors

by Adam Frankel Harper (October 29, 2019)

Chicago Tribune Notable Book of 2019

A memoir of family, the Holocaust, trauma, and identity, in which Adam Frankel, a former Obama speechwriter, must come to terms with the legacy of his family’s painful past...


Fall and Rise: The Story of 9/11

by Mitchell Zuckoff Harper (April 30, 2019)

Years in the making, this spellbinding, heartbreaking, and ultimately uplifting narrative is an unforgettable portrait of 9/11

This is a 9/11 book like no other. Masterfully weaving together multiple strands...


Parkland

by Dave Cullen Harper (February 12, 2019)

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

On the first anniversary of the events at Parkland, the acclaimed, New York Times bestselling author of Columbine offers an intimate, deeply moving account of the extraordinary teenage...


Vietnam

by Max Hastings Harper (October 16, 2018)

An absorbing and definitive modern history of the Vietnam War from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Secret War.

Vietnam became the Western world’s most divisive modern conflict, precipitating...


The Cold War's Killing Fields

by Paul Thomas Chamberlin Harper (July 03, 2018)

A brilliant young historian offers a vital, comprehensive international military history of the Cold War in which he views the decade-long superpower struggles as one of the three great conflicts of the twentieth...


9 Rules of Engagement

by Harris Faulkner Harper (June 05, 2018)

The Emmy award-winning news anchor of Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner and co-host of the talk show Outnumbered shares the lessons she learned growing up in a military family paying homage to the military...


Kissinger the Negotiator

by Robert H. Mnookin, James K. Sebenius, R. Nicholas Burns & Henry Kissinger Harper (May 08, 2018)

Foreword by Henry Kissinger

In this groundbreaking, definitive guide to the art of negotiation, three Harvard professors—all experienced negotiators—offer a comprehensive examination of one of the most successful...


Francis I

by Leonie Frieda Harper (April 10, 2018)

The bestselling author of Catherine de Medici returns to sixteenth-century Europe in this evocative and entertaining biography that recreates a remarkable era of French history and brings to life a great monarch—Francis...


The Heart Is a Shifting Sea

by Elizabeth Flock Harper (February 06, 2018)

Winner of the Silver Nautilus Award for Journalism & Investigative Reporting

"Elizabeth Flock takes us on an intimate cruise on the shifting sea of the heart, in the best book set in Bombay that I've read in...


1917

by Arthur Herman, PhD Harper (November 28, 2017)

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?

In April 1917, Woodrow Wilson—champion of American democracy...


A Bold and Dangerous Family

by Caroline Moorehead Harper (October 03, 2017)

The acclaimed author of A Train in Winter and Village of Secrets delivers the next chapter in "The Resistance Quartet": the astonishing story of the aristocratic Italian family who stood up to Mussolini's fascism,...


The Once and Future Liberal

by Mark Lilla Harper (August 15, 2017)

From one of the most internationally admired political thinkers, a controversial polemic on the failures of identity politics and what comes next for the left — in America and beyond.

Following the shocking...


The Great Rescue

by Peter Hernon Harper (June 13, 2017)

Published in commemoration of the centennial of America’s entry into World War I, the story of the USS Leviathan, the legendary liner turned warship that ferried U.S. soldiers to Europe—a unique war history...


Printer's Error

by Rebecca Romney & J. P. Romney Harper (March 14, 2017)

A funny and entertaining history of printed books as told through absurd moments in the lives of authors and printers, collected by television’s favorite rare-book expert from HISTORY’s hit series Pawn Stars....


A Matter of Honor

by Anthony Summers & Robbyn Swan Harper (November 15, 2016)

On the seventy-fifth anniversary, the authors of Pulitzer Prize finalist The Eleventh Day unravel the mysteries of Pearl Harbor to expose the scapegoating of the admiral who was in command the day 2,000 Americans...


Blood and Sand

by Alex Von Tunzelmann Harper (October 11, 2016)

A lively, revelatory popular history that tells the story of both the Suez Crisis and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956—a tale of conspiracy and revolutions, spies and terrorists, kidnappings and assassination...


The Angel

by Uri Bar-Joseph Harper (August 02, 2016)

 A NETFLIX ORIGINAL MOVIE

THE BEST INTELLIGENCE BOOK for 2017 by The American Association of Former Intelligence Officers

A gripping feat of reportage that exposes—for the first time in English—the sensational...


The Boys in the Bunkhouse

by Dan Barry Harper (May 17, 2016)

With this Dickensian tale from America’s heartland, New York Times writer and columnist Dan Barry tells the harrowing yet uplifting story of the exploitation and abuse of a resilient group of men with intellectual...


The Secret War

by Max Hastings Harper (May 10, 2016)

"Monumental." --New York Times Book Review

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

From one of the foremost historians of the period and the acclaimed author of Inferno and Catastrophe: 1914The Secret War is a sweeping...


The Devil's Diary

by Robert K. Wittman & David Kinney Harper (March 29, 2016)

A groundbreaking World War II narrative wrapped in a riveting detective story, The Devil’s Diary investigates the disappearance of a private diary penned by one of Adolf Hitler’s top aides—Alfred Rosenberg,...


Empire of Things

by Frank Trentmann Harper (March 29, 2016)

What we consume has become a central—perhaps the central—feature of modern life. Our economies live or die by spending, we increasingly define ourselves by our possessions, and this ever-richer lifestyle...


Midnight in Broad Daylight

by Pamela Rotner Sakamoto Harper (January 05, 2016)

Meticulously researched and beautifully written, the true story of a Japanese American family that found itself on opposite sides during World War II—an epic tale of family, separation, divided loyalties,...


Hubris

by Alistair Horne Harper (November 17, 2015)

“Eminently provocative and readable.”—The Wall Street Journal

Sir Alistair Horne has been a close observer of war and history for more than fifty years and in this wise and masterly work, he revisits six...


Forgotten

by Linda Hervieux Harper (October 27, 2015)

The injustices of 1940s Jim Crow America are brought to life in this extraordinary blend of military and social history—a story that pays tribute to the valor of an all-black battalion whose crucial contributions...


Pacific

by Simon Winchester Harper (October 27, 2015)

One of Library Journal’s 10 Best Books of 2015

Following his acclaimed Atlantic and The Men Who United the States, New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester offers an enthralling biography of the Pacific...


The Devil's Chessboard

by David Talbot Harper (October 13, 2015)

An explosive, headline-making portrait of Allen Dulles, the man who transformed the CIA into the most powerful—and secretive—colossus in Washington, from the founder of Salon.com and author of the New York...


Rywka's Diary

by Rywka Lipszyc & Anita Friedman Harper (September 15, 2015)

"A work of elegant translation and painstaking contextualization by Holocaust scholars and surviving family members that sharpens the historical and spiritual lens through which it's absorbed." —Chicago Tribune...


Born Survivors

by Wendy Holden Harper (May 05, 2015)

The Nazis murdered their husbands but concentration camp prisoners Priska, Rachel, and Anka would not let evil take their unborn children too—a remarkable true story that will appeal to readers of The Lost...


Waterloo

by Bernard Cornwell Harper (May 05, 2015)

#1 Bestseller in the U.K.

From the New York Times bestselling author and master of martial fiction comes the definitive, illustrated history of one of the greatest battles ever fought—a riveting nonfiction...


Her Brilliant Career

by Rachel Cooke Harper (December 02, 2014)

An exuberant group biography—"a splendidly various collection of 'brief lives' written with both gusto and sensitivity" (The Guardian)—that follows ten women in 1950s Britain whose pioneering lives paved...


The Reckoning

by Patrick Bishop Harper (December 02, 2014)

One of Britain's most renowned military historians revisits a controversial murder: that of Zionist leader Avraham Stern, head of Israel's notorious Stern Gang, in Tel Aviv during WWII.

Militant Zionist Avraham...


Chinese Rules

by Tim Clissold Harper (November 04, 2014)

From the author of the acclaimed Mr. China comes another rollicking adventure story—part memoir, part history, part business imbroglio—that offers valuable lessons to help Westerners win in China.

In the...


Village of Secrets

by Caroline Moorehead Harper (October 28, 2014)

From the author of the New York Times bestseller A Train in Winter comes the absorbing story of a French village that helped save thousands hunted by the Gestapo during World War II—told in full for the first...


Such Good Girls

by R. D. Rosen Harper (September 09, 2014)

Edgar Award–winning mystery novelist R. D. Rosen tells the story of the hidden children who survived the Holocaust through the lives of three girls hidden in three different countriesamong the less than...


Tales of a Tiller Girl Part 3 of 3

by Irene Holland Harper (July 31, 2014)

A heart-warming nostalgia memoir from a member of the world famous dance troupe, The Tiller Girls. Based in London in the 1930s, 40s and 50s, Irene’s story will transport readers back to a more innocent, simple...


Tales of a Tiller Girl Part 2 of 3

by Irene Holland Harper (July 31, 2014)

A heart-warming nostalgia memoir from a member of the world famous dance troupe, The Tiller Girls. Based in London in the 1930s, 40s and 50s, Irene’s story will transport readers back to a more innocent, simple...


50 Children

by Steven Pressman Harper (April 22, 2014)

Based on the acclaimed HBO documentary, the astonishing true story of how one American couple transported fifty Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria to America in 1939—the single largest group of unaccompanied...


Supreme Commander

by Seymour Morris, Jr. Harper (April 15, 2014)

Seymour Morris Jr. combines political history, military biography, and business management to tell the story of General Douglas MacArthur's tremendous success in rebuilding Japan after World War II in Supreme...


The Fishing Fleet

by Anne De Courcy Harper (March 11, 2014)

From the author of the critically acclaimed biographies Diana Mosley and The Viceroy's Daughters comes a fascinating, hugely entertaining account of the Victorian women who traveled halfway around the world...


The Hotel on Place Vendome

by Tilar J. Mazzeo Harper (March 11, 2014)

Set against the backdrop of the Nazi occupation of World War II, The Hôtel on Place Vendôme is the captivating history of Paris’s world-famous Hôtel Ritz—a breathtaking tale of glamour, opulence, and...


Dark Invasion

by Howard Blum Harper (February 11, 2014)

Combining the pulsating drive of Showtime's Homeland with the fascinating historical detail of such of narrative nonfiction bestsellers as Double Cross and In the Garden of Beasts, Dark Invasion is Howard Blum’s...


Priscilla

by Nicholas Shakespeare Harper (January 07, 2014)

Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France by Nicholas Shakespeare is a transcendent work of narrative nonfiction in the vein of The Hare with Amber Eyes.

When Nicholas Shakespeare stumbled...


The Lost

by Daniel Mendelsohn Harper (November 12, 2013)

A New York Times Notable Book • Winner of the National Jewish Book Award • Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award • A Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist

“A gripping detective story, a stirring...