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Policing the Open Road

The Black Man on the Titanic

(Not Quite) Mastering the Art of French Living

Eye of the Tiger

The Three Graces of Val-Kill

The World Beneath Their Feet

by Scott Ellsworth Little, Brown (February 18, 2020)

One of the most compelling international dramas of the 20th century and an unforgettable saga of survival, technological innovation, and breathtaking human physical achievement-all set against the backdrop of...


The American Trajectory

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...


Sparta’s First Attic War

In the Cauldron

Conversations in Black

by Ed Gordon, Phil Morris, Tracey Leigh & Zeno Robinson et al. Hachette Books (February 18, 2020)

Hard-hitting, thought-provoking, and inspiring, Conversations in Black offers sage wisdom for navigating race in a radically divisive America, and, with help from his mighty team of black intelligentsia, veteran...


American Demagogue

Empire of Mud

Codeword Overlord

Oblivion or Glory

Pandora’s Lab

Golf's Greatest Championship

by Julian I. Graubart & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (April 28, 2009)

The 1960 US Open Golf Championship played atCherry Hills Country Club in Denver, Colorado, remains perhaps the mostdramatic, competitive, and passionate of all US Open championships. In 1960,the young lions...


Paris in the Fifties

by Stanley Karnow & Christopher Hurt Blackstone Publishing (February 13, 2012)

In June 1947, fresh out of college and long before he would win the Pulitzer Prize and become known as one of America’s finest historians, Stanley Karnow boarded a freighter bound for France, planning to stay...


Jefferson the Virginian

by Dumas Malone & Anna Fields Blackstone Publishing (October 15, 2009)

This is the first volume of distinguished historian Dumas Malone’s Pulitzer Prize–winning six-volume work on the life and times of Thomas Jefferson. Based on vast resources, it covers Jefferson’s ancestry,...


Topsy

by Michael Daly & Mark Peckham Blackstone Publishing (July 02, 2013)

In 1903 at the soon-to-open Luna Park on Coney Island, anelephant named Topsy was electrocuted, likely with advice from Thomas Edison,whose film crew recorded the horrible event. Over the past century, thisbizarre,...


Young Mr. Roosevelt

by Stanley Weintraub & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (October 08, 2013)

In Young Mr.Roosevelt Stanley Weintraub evokes Franklin Delano Roosevelt's politicaland wartime beginnings. An unpromising patrician playboy appointed assistantsecretary of the Navy in 1913, Roosevelt learned...


The Witch

by Ronald Hutton & Gildart Jackson Blackstone Publishing (September 05, 2017)

Why have societies all across the world feared witchcraft? This book delves deeply into its context, beliefs, and origins in Europe's history.

The witch came to prominence--and often a painful death--in early...


Mama Koko and the Hundred Gunmen

by Lisa J. Shannon & Carrington MacDuffie Blackstone Publishing (February 03, 2015)

International human rights activist Lisa Shannonspent many afternoons at the kitchen table having tea with her friend FranciscaThelin, who often spoke of her childhood in Congo. Thelin would conjure vividimages...


Crucible of Command

by William C. Davis & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (January 06, 2015)

A dual biography of two iconic leaders: how they fought abloody, brutal war then forged a lasting peace that fundamentally changed ournation

They met in person only four times, yet these two mendetermined the...


A Concise History of the Middle East, Ninth Edition

by Arthur Goldschmidt, Lawrence Davidson & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (May 24, 2010)

The ninth edition of this widely acclaimed text has been extensively revised to reflect the latest scholarship and the most recent events in the Middle East. As an introduction to the history of this turbulent...


Beyond the Hundredth Meridian

by Wallace Stegner & Mark Bramhall Blackstone Publishing (August 12, 2010)

Pulitzer Prize winner Wallace Stegner recounts the remarkable career of Major John Wesley Powell, the distinguished ethnologist and geologist who explored the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon, and the homeland...


Berlin Diary

by William L. Shirer & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (June 20, 2011)

By the acclaimed journalist and bestselling author of The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, this day-by-day, eyewitness account of the momentous events leading up to World War II in Europe is the private, personal,...


Stealing the General

by Russell S. Bonds & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (April 12, 2011)

On April 12, 1862—one year to the day after Confederate guns opened on Fort Sumter and started the Civil War—a tall, mysterious smuggler and self-appointed Union spy named James J. Andrews and nineteen infantry...


The Patriot's History Reader

by Larry Schweikart, Dave Dougherty, Michael Allen & Tom Weiner Blackstone Publishing (June 28, 2011)

An original collection of the most influential documents in American history from the bestselling authors of A Patriot’s History of the United States

Since 2005, A Patriot’s History of the United States has...


The Politically Incorrect Guide to the British Empire

by H. W. Crocker & Ray Porter Blackstone Publishing (October 25, 2011)

Nothing offends liberals and leftists more than Western imperialism--it is racism, sexism, and chauvinism all in one. And of course the epitome of Western imperialism is the British Empire, the biggest empire...


Churchill's Bomb

by Graham Farmelo & Clive Chafer Blackstone Publishing (October 08, 2013)

Perhaps no scientific development has shaped the courseof modern history as much as the harnessing of nuclear energy. Yet thetwentieth century might have turned out differently had greater influence overthis...


The Great Debate

by Yuval Levin & Mike Chamberlain Blackstone Publishing (December 03, 2013)

For more than two centuries, our political life has beendivided between a party of progress and a party of conservation. In TheGreat Debate, Yuval Levin explores the origins of the Left-Right divide byexamining...


The Brothers

by Stephen Kinzer & David Cochran Heath Blackstone Publishing (October 01, 2013)

A joint biography ofJohn Foster Dulles and Allen Dulles, who led the United States into an unseenwar that decisively shaped today's world

During the 1950s, when the Cold War was at its peak, twoimmensely powerful...


JFK, Conservative

by Ira Stoll & Paul Boehmer Blackstone Publishing (October 15, 2013)

John F. Kennedy is lionized by liberals. Heinspired Bill Clinton to go into politics and Lyndon B. Johnson to push forlandmark civil rights laws. His champions insist he would havedone great liberal things had...


Over the Top

by Arthur Guy Empey & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (May 21, 2013)

In 1915, the British ocean liner Lusitania was making its way from NewYork to Liverpool when it was sunk by a German U-boat, shocking the world withthe massive death toll. Infuriated by the tragedy, Arthur Guy...


Year Zero

by Ian Buruma & Gildart Jackson Blackstone Publishing (September 26, 2013)

Year Zero is a landmark reckoning with the greatdrama that ensued after war came to an end in 1945. One world had ended and anew, uncertain one was beginning. Regime change had come across Asia and all of continental...


The Mission, the Men, and Me

by Pete Blaber & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (December 15, 2013)

As a commander of Delta Force--the most elite counterterroristorganization in the world--Pete Blaber took part in some of the most dangerous,controversial, and significant military and political events of our...


By the Rivers of Water

by Erskine Clarke & Mirron Willis Blackstone Publishing (October 08, 2013)

In early November 1834, an aristocratic young couple fromSavannah and South Carolina sailed from New York and began a seventeen-year odyssey in West Africa. Leighton and Jane Wilson sailed along what was forthem...


The Aviators

by Winston Groom & Robertson Dean Blackstone Publishing (November 05, 2013)

Gifted storyteller Winston Groom, the bestselling author of ForrestGump, has written the fascinating story of three extraordinary heroes whodefined aviation during the great age of flight: Charles Lindbergh,...


Operation Snow

by John Koster & Michael Kramer Blackstone Publishing (September 17, 2012)

On December 7, 1941, the nation of Japan attacked Pearl Harbor and prompted the United States’ entry into the bloodiest war in human history. Americans have long debated the cause of the bombing; many have...


Dog Company

by Patrick K. O’Donnell & John Pruden Blackstone Publishing (November 06, 2012)

An epic World War II story of valor, sacrifice, and the Rangers who led the way to victory in Europe

It is said that the right man in the right place at the right time can make the difference between victory...


Hanoi's War

by Lien-Hang T. Nguyen & Hillary Huber Blackstone Publishing (October 23, 2012)

While most historians of the Vietnam War focus on the origins of US involvement and the Americanization of the conflict, Lien-Hang T. Nguyen examines the international context in which North Vietnamese leaders...


For Crew and Country

by John Wukovits, Robertson Dean & Paul X. Rinn Blackstone Publishing (January 29, 2013)

John Wukovits tells of the most dramatic naval battle of the Pacific War and the incredible sacrifice of the USS Samuel B. Roberts.

On October 25, 1944, the Samuel B. Roberts, along with the other twelve vessels...


Alone on the Ice

by David Roberts & Matthew Brenher Blackstone Publishing (January 28, 2013)

His two companions were dead, his food and supplies had vanished in a crevasse, and Douglas Mawson was still one hundred miles from camp.

On January 17, 1913, alone and near starvation, Mawson, leader of the...


The Longest Day

by Cornelius Ryan & Clive Chafer Blackstone Publishing (February 21, 2012)

The classic account of the Allied invasion of Normandy

The Longest Day is Cornelius Ryan’s unsurpassed account of D-day, a book that endures as a masterpiece of military history. In this compelling tale of...


Revolution 2.0

by Wael Ghonim & Sean Runnette Blackstone Publishing (January 17, 2012)

The revolutions sweeping the Middle East in 2011 were unlike any the world had ever seen. Brutal regimes that had been in power for many decades were suddenly swarmed by unstoppable mobs of freedom seekers....


The Dab of Dickens, The Touch of Twain, and The Shade of Shakespeare

by Elliot Engel, Joe Barrett, David Birney & Scott Brick et al. Skyboat Media (December 21, 2011)

They are icons of the literary world whose soaring works have been discussed and analyzed in countless classrooms, homes, and pubs. Yet for most readers, the living, breathing human beings behind the classics...


John Quincy Adams

by Harlow Giles Unger & Johnny Heller Blackstone Publishing (September 04, 2012)

He fought for Washington, served with Lincoln, witnessed Bunker Hill, and sounded the clarion against slavery on the eve of the Civil War. He negotiated an end to the War of 1812, engineered the annexation of...


Born to Battle

by Jack Hurst & Joe Barrett Blackstone Publishing (May 29, 2012)

Born to Battle examines the Civil War’s complex and decisive western theater through the exploits of its greatest figures: Ulysses S. Grant and Nathan Bedford Forrest. These two opposing giants squared off...


Hitler

by A. N. Wilson & Ralph Cosham Blackstone Publishing (March 27, 2012)

Written by acclaimed biographer A. N. Wilson, Hitler is a short, sharp, gripping account of one of the twentieth century’s most notorious figures. In it, Wilson offers a fresh interpretation of the life of...