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Classical Mythology A to Z

by Annette Giesecke & Jim Tierney Black Dog & Leventhal (October 05, 2020)

An encyclopedic A-to-Z guide, this beautifully illustrated volume offers hundreds of rich, fascinating definitions of 700 major and minor characters, creatures, and places of classical mythology.

Classical Mythology...


Sex With Presidents

by Eleanor Herman & Emily Rankin HarperAudio (September 22, 2020)

In this fascinating work of popular history, the New York Times bestselling author of Sex with Kings and The Royal Art of Poison uncovers the bedroom secrets of American presidents and explores the surprising...


A Traitor to His Species

by Ernest Freeberg Basic Books (September 21, 2020)

From an award-winning historian, the outlandish story of the man who gave rights to animals.

In Gilded Age America, people and animals lived cheek-by-jowl in environments that were dirty and dangerous to man...


Money

by Jacob Goldstein Hachette Books (September 08, 2020)

Co-host of the popular NPR podcast "Planet Money" provides a well-researched, entertaining, somewhat irreverent look at how money is a made-up thing that has evolved over time to suit humanity's changing needs....


Money

by Jacob Goldstein Hachette Books (September 07, 2020)

The co-host of the popular NPR podcast Planet Money provides a well-researched, entertaining, somewhat irreverent look at how money is a made-up thing that has evolved over time to suit humanity's changing needs....


In Defense of Looting

by Vicky Osterweil Bold Type Books (August 24, 2020)

A fresh argument for rioting and looting as our most powerful tools for dismantling white supremacy.

Looting -- a crowd of people publicly, openly, and directly seizing goods -- is one of the more extreme actions...


A Brief Natural History of Civilization

by Mark Bertness & Stephen Bowlby Blackstone Publishing (July 21, 2020)

A compelling evolutionary narrative that reveals how human civilization follows the same ecological rules that shape all life on Earth

Offering a bold new understanding of who we are, where we came from, and...


This Ain't No Holiday Inn

by James Lough, Alex Hyde-White, Gabrielle de Cuir & Robertson Dean et al. Blackstone Publishing (June 16, 2020)

During its heyday, the Chelsea Hotel in New York City was a home and safe haven for Bohemian artists, poets, and musicians such as Bob Dylan, Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, Janis Joplin, and Dee Dee Ramone.

This...


Truth: A Brief History of Total Bullsh*t

Natural Rivals

by John Clayton & Richard Powers Blackstone Publishing (February 25, 2020)

This dynamic examination traces the lives of two of the most influential figures and their dueling approaches on America's natural landscape.

John Muir, the most famous naturalist in American history, protected...


The Europeans

by Orlando Figes & James Langton Blackstone Publishing (January 07, 2020)

From the "master of historical narrative" (Financial Times), a dazzling, richly detailed, panoramic work--the first to document the genesis of a continent-wide European culture

The nineteenth century in Europe...


Dreams of El Dorado

by H. W. Brands & Matt Kugler Basic Books (October 22, 2019)

"Epic in its scale, fearless in its scope" (Hampton Sides), this balanced, authoritative, and masterfully told account of the American West from a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist sets a new standard as it sweeps...


No Stopping Us Now

by Gail Collins & Tanya Eby Little, Brown (October 15, 2019)

A lively, fascinating, eye-opening look at women and aging in America, by the beloved New York Times columnist."You're not getting older, you're getting better," or so promised the famous 1970's ad--for women's...


Music

by Ted Gioia & Jamie Renell Basic Books (October 15, 2019)

From the dawn of civilization to the modern-day music scene, this breathtaking global history reveals how songs have shifted societies and sparked revolutions.

Histories of music overwhelmingly suppress stories...


The Invention of Yesterday

by Tamim Ansary Public Affairs (Perseus imprint) (October 01, 2019)

A sweeping global human history that describes the separate beginnings of the world's major cultural movements - Confuscianism, Islam, Judeo-Christianity and Nomadism - and the dramatic, sometimes ruinous, sometimes...


Talking to Strangers

by Malcolm Gladwell Little, Brown (September 10, 2019)

Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers, reinvents the audiobook in this immersive production of TALKING TO STRANGERS, a powerful examination...


Reckoning

by Linda Hirshman & Carrington MacDuffie Blackstone Publishing (June 11, 2019)

The first history--incisive, witty, fascinating--of the fight against sexual harassment, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Sisters in Law

Linda Hirshman, acclaimed historian of social movements,...


The Dinosaur Artist

by Paige Williams & Ellen Archer Hachette Books (September 11, 2018)

New Yorker staff writer Paige Williams delves into the riveting and sometimes perilous world of the international fossil trade through the true story of one man's devastating attempt to sell a Gobi Desert dinosaur...


The Girl on the Velvet Swing

by Simon Baatz & Christine Lakin Hachette Book Group (January 16, 2018)

In 1901, Evelyn Nesbit, the pinup girl and penniless young actress, dined with Stanford White, the legendary architect whose works defined the New York landscape, at his 24th St. apartment. Evelyn drank champagne...


Homeward Bound

by Elaine Tyler May & Kevin Stillwell Hachette Book Group (December 19, 2017)

A revised edition of the classic, myth-shattering exploration of American family life during the Cold War.

When Homeward Bound first appeared in 1988, it forever changed how we understand Cold War America. Elaine...


Fortress America

by Elaine Tyler May & Kevin Stillwell Hachette Book Group (December 12, 2017)

An award-winning historian untangles the roots of America's culture of fear, and argues that it imperils our democracy

For the last sixty years, fear has seeped into every area of American life: Americans own...


Revolution

by Peter Ackroyd & Derek Perkins Blackstone Publishing (October 10, 2017)

In Revolution, Peter Ackroyd takes listeners from William of Orange's accession following the Glorious Revolution to the Regency, when the flamboyant Prince of Wales ruled in the stead of his mad father, George...


The Unredeemed Captive

by John Demos & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (August 08, 2017)

The setting for this haunting and encyclopedically researched work of history is colonial Massachusetts, where English Puritans first endeavored to "civilize" a "savage" native populace. There, in February 1704,...


Drunks

by Christopher M. Finan & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (June 27, 2017)

A social history of alcoholism in the United States, from the seventeenth century to the present day

Today, millions of Americans are struggling with alcoholism, but millions are also in long-term recovery. Alcoholics...


Race to the Pole

by Ranulph Fiennes & David Povall Blackstone Publishing (May 18, 2017)

During the Golden Era of Exploration, Captain Robert Scott and his competitor Roald Amundsen conquered the unconquerable: Antarctica. Their perilous race to the South Pole claimed Scott's life and became the...


Compassionate Soldier

by Jerry Borrowman & Traber Burns Shadow Mountain (May 02, 2017)

Compassionate Soldier illuminates some of the most fascinating and yet largely unknown stories of men and women whose humanity led them to perform courageous acts of mercy and compassion amid the chaos and carnage...


Pandora’s Lab

Ice Ghosts

by Paul Watson & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (March 21, 2017)

Ice Ghosts weaves together the epic story of the Lost Franklin Expedition of 1845-whose two ships and crew of 129 were lost to the Arctic ice-with the modern tale of the scientists, divers, and local Inuit behind...


A Torch Kept Lit

by William F. Buckley, Tony Pasqualini & James Rosen Blackstone Publishing (October 04, 2016)

A unique collection of eulogies of the twentieth century's greatest figures, written by conservative icon William F. Buckley Jr. and compiled by National Review and Fox News White House correspondent James Rosen....


The Fall of Heaven

by Andrew Scott Cooper & Assaf Cohen Blackstone Publishing (August 02, 2016)

An immersive, gripping account of the rise and fall of Iran's glamorous Pahlavi dynasty, written with the cooperation of the late shah's widow, Empress Farah

In this remarkably human portrait of one of the twentieth...


The United States of Beer

by Dane Huckelbridge & Corey Snow HarperAudio (June 14, 2016)

From the author of Bourbon, "the definitive history" (Sacramento Bee), comes the rollicking and revealing story of beer in America, in the spirit of Salt or Cod.

In The United States of Beer, Dane Huckelbridge,...


The First Signs

by Genevieve von Petzinger & Robin Miles Blackstone Publishing (May 31, 2016)

One of the most significant works on our evolutionary ancestry since Richard Leakey's Origins, The First Signs is the first-ever exploration of the geometric images that accompany most cave art around the world--the...


The Boys in the Bunkhouse

by Dan Barry & Fred Sanders HarperAudio (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...


Jungle of Stone

by William Carlsen & Paul Michael Garcia HarperAudio (April 26, 2016)

The acclaimed, New York Times-bestselling chronicle of the discovery of the legendary lost civilization of the Maya

In 1839, rumors of extraordinary yet baffling stone ruins buried within the unmapped jungles...


Tied Up in Knots

by Andrea Tantaros HarperAudio (April 26, 2016)

Fifty years after Betty Friedan unveiled The Feminine Mystique, relations between men and women in America have never been more dysfunctional. If women are more liberated than ever before, why aren't they happier? In...


First Women

by Kate Andersen Brower & Karen White HarperAudio (April 12, 2016)

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the groundbreaking backstairs look at the White House, The Residence, comes an intimate, news-making look at the true modern power brokers at 1600 Pennsylvania...


The King's Bed

by Don Jordan, Michael Walsh & Steve West Blackstone Publishing (March 16, 2016)

From two veteran historians comes an intelligent and spirited history of Charles II's dissolute life and surprising legacy.

To refer to the private life of Charles II is to abuse the adjective. His personal life...


Jerry on Jerry

by Dennis Mcnally, Jerry Garcia & Trixie Garcia Hachette Original (November 24, 2015)

These never-before-published interviews with Jerry Garcia reveal his thoughts on religion, politics, his past and personal life, and his creative process. Jerry on Jerry provides new insight into the beloved...


Pacific

by Simon Winchester HarperAudio (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...


Mapping the Cold War

by Timothy Barney & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (April 13, 2015)

In this fascinating history of Cold War cartography,Timothy Barney considers maps as central to the articulation of ideologicaltensions between American national interests and international aspirations.Barney...


Tudors

by Peter Ackroyd & Clive Chafer Blackstone Publishing (March 15, 2015)

From Henry VIII's cataclysmic break with Rome to theepic rule of Elizabeth I, the age of the Tudors comes to vivid life on the page.

Peter Ackroyd, one of Britain's most acclaimedwriters, brings the age of the...


Screening Room

by Alan Lightman & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (February 10, 2015)

From the acclaimed authorof the international bestseller Einstein's Dreams, here is a lyricalmemoir of Memphis from the 1930s through the 1960s: the music and the racism,the early days of the movies, and a powerful...


Fallen Leaves

by Will Durant & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (December 09, 2014)

The final and most personal work from Pulitzer Prize-winningauthor and historian Will Durant--discovered thirty-two years after his death--isa message of insight for everyone who has sought meaning in life or...


Rebellion

by Peter Ackroyd & Clive Chafer Blackstone Publishing (December 02, 2014)

Peter Ackroyd has been praised as one of thegreatest living chroniclers of Britain and its people. In Rebellion, he continues his dazzling account of the history ofEngland, beginning the progress south of the...


The Georgetown Set

by Gregg Herken & Lloyd James Blackstone Publishing (October 28, 2014)

This fascinating,behind-the-scenes history of postwar Washington is a rich and colorful portraitof the close-knit group of journalists, spies, and government officials whowaged the Cold War over cocktails and...


The Half Has Never Been Told

by Edward E. Baptist & Ron Butler Blackstone Publishing (September 09, 2014)

In The Half Has Never Been Told, historian Edward E. Baptist reveals the alarming extent to which slavery shaped our country politically, morally, and most of all, economically. Until the Civil War, our chief...


The Third Horseman

by William Rosen & William Hughes Blackstone Publishing (May 15, 2014)

How a seven-yearcycle of rain, cold, disease, and warfare created the worst famine in Europeanhistory

In May 1315 it started to rain. It didn't stop anywhere innorth Europe until August. Next came the four coldest...


Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln White House

by Elizabeth Keckley & Bobbie Frohman Alcazar AudioWorks (February 20, 2014)

An autobiographical narrative, Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln White House traces ElizabethKeckley's life from her enslavement in Virginia and North Carolina to her timeas seamstress to Mary Todd Lincoln in...


Paris to the Pyrenees

by David Downie & P. J. Ochlan Blackstone Publishing (January 15, 2014)

Driven by curiosity, wanderlust, and health crises, David Downie and his wife set out from Paris to walk across France to the Pyrenees. Starting on the Rue Saint-Jacques then trekking 750 miles south to Roncesvalles,...


Neutrino Hunters

by Ray Jayawardhana & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (December 10, 2013)

Detective thriller meets astrophysics in this adventure intoneutrinos and the scientists who pursue them.

For more than eighty years, brilliant and eccentricscientists around the world have been searching for...