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Arnhem

by Iain Ballantyne & Ralph Lister Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

"It was a bridge too far, and perhaps the whole plan was doomed to failure from the start, but we had to try, didn't we?"

September 17, 1944: 30,000 airborne soldiers prepare to drop sixty-four miles behind enemy...


But Not in Shame

by John Toland & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

December 7, 1941--at exactly 7:55 a.m. on a seemingly peaceful Sunday morning, the United States was plunged into the greatest war in history!

What were the events which determined the Pearl Harbor catastrophe?...


A Native's Return, 1945-1988

by William L. Shirer & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

The prominent journalist, historian, and author--an eyewitness to some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century--tells the story of his final years.

In this last book of a three-volume series, William...


Dariali: The 'Caspian Gates' in the Caucasus from Antiquity to the Age of the Huns and the Middle Ages

by Eberhard Sauer Oxbow Books (April 30, 2020)

The Huns, invading through Dariali Gorge on the modern-day border between Russia and Georgia in AD 395 and 515, spread terror across the late antique world. Was this the prelude to the apocalypse? Prophecies...


Sovereign of the Seas, 1637

by John McKay Seaforth Publishing (February 28, 2020)

Sovereign of the Seas was the most spectacular, extravagant and controversial warship of the early seventeenth century. The ultimate royal prestige project, whose armament was increased by the King’s decree...


Peiper's War

by Danny S Parker Frontline Books (April 29, 2020)

‘A bad reputation has its commitments.’ So wrote home Jochen Peiper from the fighting front in the East in 1943, characterizing his battle-hardened command during the Second World War. Peiper’s War is...


Revolver

by Jim Rasenberger & Jacques Roy Simon & Schuster Audio (May 26, 2020)

A sweeping, definitive biography of Samuel Colt--the inventor of the legendary Colt revolver (a.k.a. six-shooter)--which changed the US forever, triggering the industrial revolution and the settlement of the...


The Last President of Europe

by William Drozdiak & Paul Hodgson Public Affairs (April 28, 2020)

A revelatory examination of the global impact of Emmanuel Macron's tumultuous presidency

A political novice leading a brand new party, in 2017 Emmanuel Macron swept away traditional political forces and emerged...


War Fever

by Randy Roberts, Johnny Smith & Craig A. Hart Basic Books (March 24, 2020)

A vivid portrait of Boston in the throes of World War I, and three men whose lives were forever changed by it

In the fall of 1918, a fever gripped Boston. The streets emptied as paranoia about the deadly Spanish...


Revolver

by Jim Rasenberger Scribner (May 26, 2020)

A sweeping, definitive biography of Samuel Colt--the inventor of the legendary Colt revolver (a.k.a. six-shooter)--which changed the US forever, triggering the industrial revolution and the settlement of the...


Sunny Days

by David Kamp & David Sadzin Simon & Schuster Audio (May 12, 2020)

From bestselling writer David Kamp, the engrossing, behind-the-scenes story of the cultural heroes who created the beloved children’s TV programs Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,...


The Nile

by Toby Wilkinson & Peter Ganim Blackstone Publishing (May 05, 2020)

The Nile, like all of Egypt, is both timeless and ever-changing. In these pages, renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson takes us on a journey downriver that is both history and travelogue. We begin at the First...


Flames in the Field

by Rita Kramer & Kate Reading Blackstone Publishing (May 05, 2020)

This is the true story of four brave women secretly sent into the darkness of Nazi-occupied France to carry out Winston Churchill's plan to "set Europe ablaze." Caught in a web of deception surrounding the preparations...


Man of Tomorrow

by Jim Newton Little, Brown (May 12, 2020)

Visionary. Iconoclast. Political Survivor. The extraordinary story of the life and political career of Governor Jerry Brown.

Jerry Brown is no ordinary politician. Like his state, he is eclectic, brilliant, unpredictable...


Damaged Heritage

by J. Chester Johnson Pegasus Books (May 05, 2020)

An illuminating journey to racial reconciliation experienced by two Americans—one black and one white.

The 1919 Elaine Race Massacre, arguably the worst in our country’s history, has been widely unknown for...


The Holy Shroud

by Gary Vikan Pegasus Books (May 05, 2020)

A towering figure in the art world unravels the mystery of the world’s most controversial relic.

The history of the Christian church is strewn with holy relics and artifacts, none more controversial than the...


Madison's Sorrow

by Kevin O'Leary Pegasus Books (May 05, 2020)

An eye-opening cultural history of the political revolution that has destroyed the Republican Party and unleashed an illiberal crusade against the ideals of the Founding Fathers.

The story of America is the struggle...


Apricots

by John E Holloway Indigo River Publishing (April 28, 2020)

Apricots is a novel that tells the story of Marines in combat?the comradery, humor, and sacrifice of the men on the ground thousands of miles from home. 

We generally experience overseas military operations...


Sunny Days

by David Kamp Simon & Schuster (May 12, 2020)

From bestselling writer David Kamp, the engrossing, behind-the-scenes story of the cultural heroes who created the beloved children’s TV programs Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,...


The Jakarta Method

by Vincent Bevins & Tim Paige Public Affairs (May 19, 2020)

The hidden story of the wanton slaughter - in Indonesia, Latin America, and around the world - backed by the United States.

In 1965, the U.S. government helped the Indonesian military kill approximately one million...


Captured by History

by John Toland & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (April 28, 2020)

Captured by History is an autobiography like none other, for few historians have interviewed as many men and women who helped shape the most momentous events of our century than John Toland. Here, for the first...


The Founding Fortunes

by Tom Shachtman St. Martin's Press (January 20, 2020)

In The Founding Fortunes, historian Tom Shachtman reveals the ways in which a dozen notable Revolutionaries deeply affected the finances and birth of the new country while making and losing their fortunes.

While...


Three Tigers, One Mountain

by Michael Booth St. Martin's Press (April 13, 2020)

From the author of The Almost Nearly Perfect People, a lively tour through Japan, Korea, and China, exploring the intertwined cultures and often fraught history of these neighboring countries.

There is an ancient...


When It Was Grand

by LeeAnna Keith Hill and Wang (January 13, 2020)

A group biography of the activists who defended human rights and defined the Republican Party's greatest hour

In 1862, the ardent abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison summarized the events that were tearing apart...


Active Measures

by Thomas Rid Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 20, 2020)

This revelatory and dramatic history of disinformation traces the rise of secret organized deception operations from the interwar period to contemporary internet troll farms

We live in the age of disinformation...


Tombstone

by Tom Clavin St. Martin's Press (April 20, 2020)

THE INSTANT NATIONAL BESTSELLER

"With a former newsman's nose for the truth, Clavin has sifted the facts, myths, and lies to produce what might be as accurate an account as we will ever get of the old West's...


Chanel's Riviera

by Anne De Courcy St. Martin's Press (February 10, 2020)

In this captivating narrative, Chanel's Riviera explores the fascinating world of the Cote d'Azur during a period that saw the deepest extremes of luxury and terror in the twentieth century.

The Cote d'Azur in...


Voyage of Mercy

by Stephen Puleo St. Martin's Press (March 02, 2020)

"Puleo has found a new way to tell the story with this well-researched and splendidly written chronicle of the Jamestown, its captain, and an Irish priest who ministered to the starving in Cork city...Puleo's...


The Great Rift

by James Mann Henry Holt and Co. (January 13, 2020)

The Great Rift is a sweeping history of the intertwined careers of Dick Cheney and Colin Powell, whose rivalry and conflicting views of U.S. national security color our political debate to this day.

Dick Cheney...


Spring Rain

by Andy Warner St. Martin's Griffin (January 27, 2020)

An intimate graphic memoir by a New York Times-bestselling writer about his semester abroad in Beirut as he grows close to a crowd of mostly LGBTQ students, and suffers a mental breakdown while the city erupts...


Black Wave

by Kim Ghattas Henry Holt and Co. (January 27, 2020)

"[A] sweeping and authoritative history" (The New York Times Book Review), Black Wave is an electrifying and audacious narrative examination of how the modern Middle East unraveled and why it started with the...


The Celestial Hunter

by Roberto Calasso & Richard Dixon Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 27, 2020)

"[Calasso's] flow of associations leaves you feeling not out of your depth, but smarter and better read." --The New York Times Book Review

The eighth part of Roberto Calasso's monumental series on the primal...


The Myth of Chinese Capitalism

by Dexter Roberts St. Martin's Press (March 09, 2020)

The untold story of how restrictive policies are preventing China from becoming the world's largest economy

Dexter Roberts lived in Beijing for two decades working as a reporter on economics, business and politics...


A Delayed Life

by Dita Kraus Feiwel & Friends (February 10, 2020)

A Delayed Life is the breathtaking memoir that tells the story of Dita Kraus, the real-life Librarian of Auschwitz.

Dita Kraus grew up in Prague in an intellectual, middle-class Jewish family. She went to school,...


Europe Against the Jews, 1880-1945

by Gotz Aly Metropolitan Books (April 06, 2020)

From the award-winning historian of the Holocaust, Europe Against the Jews, 1880-1945 is the first book to move beyond Germany's singular crime to the collaboration of Europe as a whole.

The Holocaust was perpetrated...


The Fire and the Darkness

by Sinclair McKay St. Martin's Press (February 03, 2020)

A gripping work of narrative nonfiction recounting the history of the Dresden Bombing, one of the most devastating attacks of World War II.

On February 13th, 1945 at 10:03 PM, British bombers began one of the...


American Rebels

by Nina Sankovitch St. Martin's Press (March 23, 2020)

Nina Sankovitch's American Rebels explores, for the first time, the intertwined lives of the Hancock, Quincy, and Adams families, and the role each person played in sparking the American Revolution.

Before they...


The Age of Illusions

by Andrew J. Bacevich Metropolitan Books (January 06, 2020)

A thought-provoking and penetrating account of the post-Cold war follies and delusions that culminated in the age of Donald Trump from the bestselling author of The Limits of Power.

When the Cold War ended with...


The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

by Rashid Khalidi Metropolitan Books (January 27, 2020)

A landmark history of one hundred years of war waged against the Palestinians from the foremost US historian of the Middle East, told through pivotal events and family history

In 1899, Yusuf Diya al-Khalidi,...


The Late Epidemic of Smallpox in the United States

by James Nevins Hyde & Al. Lm Publishers (April 15, 2020)

This book deals with the Late Epidemic of Smallpox in the United States.

"The adaptability of man to his environment is one of many generous provisions for his welfare. But it is a provision with conditions....


It Wasn't about Slavery

by Samuel W. Mitcham & John McLain Blackstone Publishing (April 14, 2020)

Was the Civil War really about slavery? Or was it a war fought over money? Civil War historian Samuel W. Mitcham Jr. (Vicksburg, Bust Hell Wide Open) opens his fascinating new book, It Wasn't About Slavery,...


The Broken Heart of America

by Walter Johnson & Jamie Renell Basic Books (April 14, 2020)

A searing portrait of the racial dynamics that lie inescapably at the heart of our nation, told through the turbulent history of the city of St. Louis.

From Lewis and Clark's 1804 expedition to the 2014 uprising...


No More War

by Dan Kovalik & S. Brian Willson Hot Books (April 14, 2020)

"Kovalik helps cut through the Orwellian lies and dissembling which make so-called 'humanitarian' intervention possible." —Oliver Stone

War is the fount of all the worst human rights violations-including...


History's 9 Most Insane Rulers

by Scott Rank Regnery History (May 12, 2020)

Few mixtures are as toxic as absolute power and insanity. When nothing stands between a leader's delusional whims and seeing them carried out, all sorts of bizarre outcomes are possible.

This book will look...


The Art of War

by Sun Tzu, Gabra Zackman & Michael Nylan Blackstone Publishing (April 07, 2020)

For the first time in any modern language, a female scholar and translator reimagines The Art of War.

Sun Tzu's ancient book of strategy and psychology has as much to tell us today as when it was first written...


The Princess Pocahontas

by Virginia Watson Lm Publishers (April 07, 2020)

This book deals with the history of Pocahontas.

To most of us who have read of the early history of Virginia only in our school histories, Pocahontas is merely a figure in one dramatic scene—her rescue of...


The Plot to Kill Putin

by Max Karpov Arcade Crimewise (March 03, 2020)

A Frighteningly Plausible, Fast-Paced Thriller about a Russian Cyberattack on America and a Plot to Kill President Putin, Involving Fake News and Anonymous Hackers

The CIA has learned that the Kremlin is about...


Empire

by Paul Strathern Pegasus Books (February 04, 2020)

Eminent historian Paul Strathern opens the story of Empire with the Akkadian civilization, which ruled over a vast expanse of the region of ancient Mesopotamia, then turns to the immense Roman Empire, where...


Seduction

by Clement Knox Pegasus Books (February 04, 2020)

A brilliantly original history that explores the shifting cultural mores of courtship, told through the lives of remarkable women and men throughout history.

If sex has generally been a private matter, seduction...


Self Made

by A'Lelia Bundles Simon & Schuster Audio (March 10, 2020)

Soon to be a Netflix series starring Octavia Spencer, Self Made is the first full-scale biography of “one of the great success stories of American history” (The Philadelphia Inquirer), Madam C.J. Walker--the...