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Going Home

by Raja Shehadeh & Fajer Al-Kaisi Blackstone Publishing (July 14, 2020)

In a dazzling mix of reportage, analysis, and memoir, the leading Palestinian writer of our time reflects on aging, failure, the occupation, and the changing face of Ramallah.

In Going Home, Raja Shehadeh, the...


War, Memory, and the 1913 Gettysburg Reunion

by Thomas R. Flagel & John Lescault Blackstone Publishing (July 14, 2020)

Union and Confederate veterans meet at Gettysburg on the fiftieth anniversary of the battle.

This reunion drew over fifty-five thousand official attendees who descended upon a town of four thousand during the...


A Dirty Year

by Bill Greer & Peter Berkrot Blackstone Publishing (July 14, 2020)

As 1872 opened, the New York Times headlined four stories that symptomized the decay in public morals that the editors so frequently decried: financier Jim Fisk was gunned down in a love triangle; suffragist...


What Really Happened: The Lincoln Assassination

by Robert J. Hutchinson & David Marantz Blackstone Publishing (July 07, 2020)

After 150 years, many unsolved mysteries and enduring urban legends still surround the assassination of Abraham Lincoln by the popular stage actor John Wilkes Booth.

In a new look at the case, award-winning author...


The Flying Tigers

by John Toland & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (July 07, 2020)

During World War II, a group of American fighter pilots roamed the skies over China and Burma, menacing the Japanese war effort without letup. Flamboyant, daring, and courageous, they were called the Flying...


Shuttle, Houston

by Paul Dye Hachette Books (July 14, 2020)

From the longest-serving Flight Director in NASA's history, comes a revealing first-person account of the high-stakes work of Mission Control and the captivating story of the Space Shuttle program that has redefined...


Tip of the Spear

by Ryan Hendrickson Center Street (July 07, 2020)

The inspiring story of a US Special Forces soldier who was medically retired after stepping on an IED, and his incredible return to active duty.

Sergeant First Class (SFC) Ryan Hendrickson is a brave, determined,...


The Golden Thread

by Ravi Somaiya 12/Twelve (July 07, 2020)

A true story of spies and intrigue surrounding one of the most enduring unsolved mysteries of the 20th century, investigative reporter Ravi Somaiya uncovers the story behind the death of renowned diplomat and...


Butch Cassidy

by Charles Leerhsen & Pete Simonelli Simon & Schuster Audio (July 14, 2020)

Charles Leerhsen brings the notorious Butch Cassidy to vivid life in this surprising and entertaining biography that goes beyond the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to reveal a more fascinating and...


Promised Land

by David Stebenne & Jacques Roy Simon & Schuster Audio (July 14, 2020)

A timely work of groundbreaking history explains how the American middle class ballooned at mid-century until it dominated the nation, showing who benefited and what brought the expansion to an end.

In Promised...


Stranger in the Shogun's City

by Amy Stanley & Joy Osmanski Simon & Schuster Audio (July 14, 2020)

A vivid, deeply researched work of history that explores the life of an unconventional woman during the first half of the 19th century in Edo--the city that would become Tokyo--and a portrait of a great city...


The Year of Dangerous Days

by Nicholas Griffin & Pete Simonelli Simon & Schuster Audio (July 14, 2020)

In the tradition of The Wire, the harrowing story of the cinematic transformation of Miami, one of America’s most bustling cities--rife with a drug epidemic, a burgeoning refugee crisis, and police brutality--from...


14 Miles

by DW Gibson & Ramón de Ocampo Simon & Schuster Audio (July 07, 2020)

An esteemed journalist delivers a compelling on-the-ground account of the construction of President Trump’s border wall in San Diego--and the impact on the lives of local residents.

In August of 2019, Donald...


The King of Confidence

by Miles Harvey & Rengin Altay Little, Brown (July 14, 2020)

The riveting story of the most infamous American con man you've never heard of: James Strang, self-proclaimed divine king of earth, heaven, and an island in Lake Michigan, until his assassination in 1856.

In...


A Short History of Russia

by Mark Galeotti Harlequin Audio (July 07, 2020)

A Library Journal 2020 Title to Watch

Russia's epic and dramatic history told in an accessible, lively and short form, from Ivan the Terrible to Vladimir Putin via Catherine the Great, the Russian Revolution...


Separated

by Jacob Soboroff HarperAudio (July 07, 2020)

From the award-winning NBC News and MSNBC correspondent comes a powerful and deeply reported journey to lay bare the full truth behind the defining moral crisis of the Trump years: the systematic separation...


Thank You For Voting

by Erin Geiger Smith & Lisa Cordileone HarperAudio (June 23, 2020)

In this concise, lively look at the past, present, and future of voting, a journalist examines the long and continuing fight for voting equality, why so few Americans today vote, and innovative ways to educate...


The Poetry of Strangers

by Brian Sonia-Wallace & Graham Halstead HarperAudio (June 30, 2020)

It might surprise you who's a fan of poetry -- when it meets them where they are.

Before he became an award-winning writer and poet, Brian Sonia-Wallace set up a typewriter on the street with a sign that said...


A Most Wicked Conspiracy

by Paul Starobin & Neil Hellegers PublicAffairs (June 30, 2020)

A tale of Gilded Age corruption and greed from the frontier of Alaska to America's capital.

In the feverish, money-making age of railroad barons, political machines, and gold rushes, corruption was the rule,...


Disposable City

by Mario Alejandro Ariza & Ron Butler Bold Type Books (July 14, 2020)

A deeply-reported personal investigation by a Miami journalist into the present and future effects of climate change in the Magic City-a watery harbinger for coastal cities worldwide.

Miami, Florida, is likely...