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No Beast So Fierce

by Dane Huckelbridge William Morrow (February 05, 2019)

A gripping, multifaceted true account of the deadliest animal of all time and the hunter on its trail, equally comparable to Jaws as to Matthiessen's The Snow Leopard.

"RIVETING. A HAUNTING TALE." —Scientific...


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...


We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled

by Wendy Pearlman Custom House (June 06, 2017)

LONG-LISTED FOR THE CARNEGIE MEDAL

Reminiscent of the work of Nobel Prize winner Svetlana Alexievich, an astonishing collection of intimate wartime testimonies and poetic fragments from a cross-section of Syrians...


Black Detroit

by Herb Boyd Amistad (June 06, 2017)

NAACP 2017 Image Award Finalist

2018 Michigan Notable Books honoree

The author of Baldwin’s Harlem looks at the evolving culture, politics, economics, and spiritual life of Detroit—a blend of memoir, love...


War Against War

by Michael Kazin Simon & Schuster (January 03, 2017)

A dramatic account of the Americans who tried to stop their nation from fighting in the First World War—and came close to succeeding.

In this “fascinating” (Los Angeles Times) narrative, Michael Kazin brings...


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 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 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,...


And Then All Hell Broke Loose

by Richard Engel Simon & Schuster (February 09, 2016)

A major New York Times bestseller by NBC’s Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel—this riveting story of the Middle East revolutions, the Arab Spring, war, and terrorism seen close up “should be required...


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...


Circling the Square

by Wendell Steavenson Ecco (July 21, 2015)

What happened to the promise of Tahrir Square and the Arab Spring?

On January 25, 2011, the world was watching Cairo. Egyptians of every stripe came together in Tahrir Square to protest Hosni Mubarak's three...


Smyrna, September 1922

by Lou Ureneck Ecco (May 12, 2015)

The harrowing story of a Methodist Minister and a principled American naval officer who helped rescue more than 250,000 refugees during the genocide of Armenian and Greek Christians—a tale of bravery, morality,...


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...


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...


Dear Leader: My Escape from North Korea

by Jang Jin-Sung Simon & Schuster (May 13, 2014)

THE STORY THEY COULDN'T HACK: In this international bestseller, a high-ranking counterintelligence agent describes his life as a former poet laureate to Kim Jong-il and his breathtaking escape to freedom.

As...


Savage Harvest

by Carl Hoffman William Morrow (March 18, 2014)

The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in New Guinea in 1961 has kept the world and his powerful, influential family guessing for years. Now, Carl Hoffman uncovers startling new evidence that finally...


The Bully Pulpit

by Doris Kearns Goodwin Simon & Schuster (November 05, 2013)

One of the Best Books of the Year as chosen by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Economist, Time, USA TODAY, Christian Science Monitor, and more. “A tale so gripping that one questions the need...


Four Sisters of Hofei: A History

by Annping Chin Scribner (February 26, 2013)

Four Sisters of Hofei is an intimate encounter with Chinese history, told through the collective memory and stories of four sisters born between 1908 and 1924, and with the benefit of the extraordinary knowledge...