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Cromwell's Failed State and the Monarchy

by Timothy Venning Pen and Sword Military (August 19, 2020)

Regicide, military dictatorship, war and rumors of war, opposition from all sides and collapse of a 'failed state': such is the story of Oliver Cromwell's unique experiment in the governance of Britain, following...


The First and Second Italian Wars 1494-1504

by Julian Romane Pen and Sword Military (August 30, 2020)

The First and Second Italian Wars describes the course of military operations and political machinations in Italy from 1494 to 1504. The narrative begins with the French conquest of much of Italy. But the French...


British Naval Intelligence through the Twentieth Century

by Andrew Boyd Seaforth Publishing (August 30, 2020)

This is the first comprehensive account of how intelligence influenced and sustained British naval power from the mid nineteenth century, when the Admiralty first created a dedicated intelligence department,...


Palestinian Walks

by Raja Shehadeh & Fajer Al-Kaisi Blackstone Publishing (September 15, 2020)

Raja Shehadeh is a passionate hill walker. He enjoys nothing more than heading out into the countryside that surrounds his home. But in recent years, his hikes have become less than bucolic, and sometimes downright...


The House on Henry Street

by Ellen M. Snyder-Grenier, Kate Mulligan & Bill Clinton Blackstone Publishing (September 15, 2020)

Chronicles the sweeping history of the storied Henry Street Settlement and its enduring vision of a more just society

On a cold March day in 1893, 26-year-old nurse Lillian Wald rushed through the poverty-stricken...


Never Alone

by Natan Sharansky & Gil Troy Public Affairs (September 01, 2020)

The epic life story of the man who embodied the single-minded fight for personal freedom over a tyrannous enemy; who spent nine years as a political prisoner, nine years as Israeli leader, nine years meeting...


Battle of Midway

by John Grehan Frontline Books (September 24, 2019)

Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor in the Hawaiian Islands on 7 December 1941, had severely damaged the United States Pacific Fleet but had not destroyed it, for the fleet’s aircraft carrier force had been at...


British Town Class Cruisers

by Conrad Waters Seaforth Publishing (November 18, 2019)

Entering service between 1937 and 1939, the ten British ‘Town’ class cruisers were the most modern vessels of their type in the Royal Navy when the Second World War began. Built in response to large 6-inch...


Widowmaker

by Tim Hillier-Graves Casemate (August 31, 2020)

“Despite everything, I felt very lucky to have flown Corsairs. They were the best, you know, even though it took me sometime to realize this when so many friends died flying them.” (Colin Facer, Corsair...


Mines and Miners of Cornwall and Devon

by Anthony Burton Pen and Sword History (August 30, 2020)

Tin mining has existed in Cornwall and parts of Devon from before the Romans arrived in Britain, this volume which is Anthony Burtons one hundredth book, marks a milestone in the authors writing career.

The book...


VCs of the Second World War

by Stephen Wynn Pen and Sword Military (August 30, 2020)

During the Second World War, the Victoria Cross - the highest honor to be given to British or Commonwealth forces - was awarded on 182 occasions to 181 recipients, 85 of which were bestowed posthumously.

Presented...


The Hollywood Canteen

by Bruce Torrence, Lisa Mitchell, Nat Segaloff & Joan Leslie BearManor Media (September 04, 2020)

The Hollywood Canteen was the jewel in the crown of World War II Hollywood. From 1942 to 1945, over three million servicemen came through its doors on their way to fight in the Pacific--some never to return....


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...


All About the Story

by Leonard Downie Jr PublicAffairs (September 21, 2020)

At a time when the role of journalism is especially critical, the former executive editor of the Washington Post writes about his nearly fifty years at the newspaper and the importance of getting at the truth....


Across That Bridge

by John Lewis & Keith David Hyperion (April 02, 2019)

Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work/Biography.

In Across That Bridge, Congressman John Lewis draws from his experience as a prominent leader of the Civil Rights Movement to offer timeless...


All the Agents and Saints

by Stephanie Elizondo Griest & Frankie Corzo Blackstone Publishing (July 10, 2017)

After a decade of chasing stories around the globe, intrepid travel writer Stephanie Elizondo Griest followed the magnetic pull home--only to discover that her native South Texas had been radically transformed...


Ancient Battle Formations

by Justin Swanton Pen and Sword Military (August 30, 2020)

Justin Swanton examines the principal battle-winning formations of the Ancient world, determining their composition, function and efficacy. An introductory chapter looks at the fundamental components of the...


The Hawker Hunter

by Martin W Bowman Pen and Sword Aviation (July 22, 2020)

If ever there was a real pilot's airplane it was the Hunter; an outstanding multipurpose aircraft which excelled in the roles of interceptor fighter, ground attack, reconnaissance, research vehicle and two-seater...


The Rise and Fall of Imperial Japan

by Stephen Wynn Pen and Sword Military (August 30, 2020)

The question is, how did a once great nation that built an empire lose it all? From the Meiji Restoration in 1868, restoring Imperial rule under Emperor Meiji, until Japan’s surrender at the end of the Second...


A Libertarian Walks Into a Bear

by Matthew Hongoltz-Hetling PublicAffairs (September 14, 2020)

A tiny American town's plans for radical self-government overlooked one hairy detail: no one told the bears.

Once upon a time, a group of libertarians got together and hatched the Free Town Project, a plan to...


The Deepest South of All

by Richard Grant & Matthew Lloyd Davies Simon & Schuster Audio (September 01, 2020)

Bestselling travel writer Richard Grant offers an entertaining and profound look at a city like no other.

Natchez, Mississippi, once had more millionaires per capita than anywhere else in America, and its wealth...


Republic of Wrath

by James A. Morone Basic Books (September 07, 2020)

A prize-winning political scientist untangles the deep roots of tribalism in America.

American politics seems to be in an unprecedented uproar. But in this revelatory work of political history, James A. Morone...


Tomcat Fury

by Mike Guardia & Johnny Heller Spoken Realms (August 18, 2020)

From the Gulf of Sidra to the skies over Afghanistan, Tomcat Fury is the complete combat history of the F-14 Tomcat, as told by the pilots who flew it.

For more than three decades, the Grumman F-14 Tomcat was...


Where the Line Is Drawn

by Raja Shehadeh & Fajer Al-Kaisi Blackstone Publishing (August 18, 2020)

A moving account of one man's border crossings--both literal and figurative--by the award-winning author of Palestinian Walks, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the June 1967 War

In what has become a classic...


Silk Roads

by Jeffrey D. Lerner & Yaohua Shi Oxbow Books (August 31, 2020)

In recent decades, there has been a new surge of interest in the history and legacies of the Silk Roads both within academic and public discourses. A field of Silk Roads Studies has come into its own. Consciously...


Eagles over the Sea 1935-1942

by Lawrence Paterson Seaforth Publishing (August 30, 2019)

The arduous development of a dedicated naval air arm for Germany’s resurgent military was fraught with the kind of fierce inter-service rivalry that was rife throughout the turbulent history of the Third Reich....


Break It Up

by Richard Kreitner Little, Brown (August 18, 2020)

From journalist and historian Richard Kreitner, a provocative, timely and eye-opening excavation of the most persistent idea in American history: these supposedly United States should be broken up. The novel...


The City on the Thames

by Simon Jenkins Pegasus Books (September 01, 2020)

By the former editor of the London Times, a vivid, evocative, and deeply knowledgeable history of this unique world capital.

London: a settlement founded by the Romans, occupied by the Saxons, conquered by...


Never Alone

by Natan Sharansky & Gil Troy PublicAffairs (August 31, 2020)

A classic account of courage, integrity, and most of all, belonging

In 1977, Natan Sharansky, a leading activist in the democratic dissident movement in the Soviet Union and the movement for free Jewish emigration,...


Trump on Trial

by Kevin Sullivan, Mary Jordan, Fajer Al-Kaisi & Jackie Sanders Simon & Schuster Audio (August 25, 2020)

A compelling and masterful account, based on fresh reporting, of the investigation, impeachment, and acquittal of President Donald Trump, a ferocious political drama that challenged American democracy itself....


The Mutual Admiration Society

by Mo Moulton & Lorna Bennett Blackstone Publishing (August 11, 2020)

A group biography of renowned crime novelist Dorothy L. Sayers and the Oxford women who stood at the vanguard of equal rights

Dorothy L. Sayers is now famous for her Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane detective...


Is Paris Burning?

by Larry Collins, Dominique Lapierre & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (August 11, 2020)

"Is Paris burning?" is the question Hitler asked over and over as the French Second and American Fourth Divisions battered their way into the city.

Few moments in history are as stirring as the Allied liberation...


Seaforth World Naval Review 2020

by Conrad Waters Seaforth Publishing (October 30, 2019)

Now moving into its second decade, The Seaforth World Naval Review 2020 provides an affordable yet authoritative summary of global naval developments over the past twelve months. Regional surveys of fleet evolution...


British Steam Locomotives Before Preservation

by Malcolm Clegg Pen and Sword Transport (July 30, 2020)

British Steam Locomotives Before Preservation, covers the history in pictorial form of steam locomotives that are now preserved as part of the national collection. Those which can be found in private collections...


The North American Mustang III

by Phil H. Listemann Philedition (January 04, 2020)

The North American Mustang is certainly one of the legendary fighters of the Second World War. The aircraft can be split into two ‘families’, the Allison-powered and Merlin-powered. The RAF Marks I and II...


Britain 1940

by Anton Rippon Pen and Sword History (May 27, 2020)

On New Year’s Day 1940, the people of Britain looked back on the first four months of the Second World War with a sort of puzzled unease. Wartime life was nothing like what they had imagined. Unlike the First...


With the SAS: Across the Rhine

by Ian Wellsted Frontline Books (August 19, 2020)

With the SAS: Across the Rhine is the story of the latter part of Captain Ian Wellsted’s military career with the Special Air Service, the first part of which was detailed in his well-received SAS: With the...


The Galatians

by John D Grainger Pen and Sword History (August 30, 2020)

The eastern Celtic tribes, known to the Greeks as Galatians, exploited the waning of Macedonian power after Alexander the Great’s death to launch increasingly ambitious raids and expeditions into the Balkans....


Risk Taker, Spy Maker

by Barry Michael Broman Casemate (July 20, 2020)

Joining the CIA after fighting in Vietnam as a Marine, Broman’s first posting was war-torn Cambodia. He was present at the fall of Phnom Penh in 1975, escaping just before the Khmer Rouge took power. During...


Into the Sky with Diamonds

by Ronald P. Grelsamer & Graham Halstead Ron Grelsamer (August 07, 2020)

One small step for a man. One giant leap for rock 'n roll.

NASA's race with the Russians to land a man on the moon. The meteoric rise of the Beatles, considered by many to have revolutionized the music industry....


Trump on Trial

by Kevin Sullivan & Mary Jordan Scribner (August 25, 2020)

A compelling and masterful account, based on fresh reporting, of the investigation, impeachment, and acquittal of President Donald Trump, a ferocious political drama that challenged American democracy itself....


Return from Siberia

by John Shallman Skyhorse (August 18, 2020)

In the lead-up to the Bolshevik Revolution, one young revolutionary is condemned to exile in Siberia; a hundred years later, his ancestors discover his story and learn just how much history has repeated itself....


Day Fighter Aces of the Luftwaffe 1943-45

by Neil Page Casemate (August 31, 2020)

Around 500 Luftwaffe fighter pilots were awarded the Knight's Cross, accumulating huge numbers of missions flown. A similar number achieved more than 40 victories—more than the two leading USAF and RAF fighter...


Anna Komnene and the Alexiad

by Loulia Kolovou Pen and Sword History (May 13, 2020)

Anna Komnene is one of the most curious figures in the history of an intriguing empire. A woman of extraordinary education and intellect, she was the only Byzantine female historian and one of the first and...


The Deepest South of All

by Richard Grant Simon & Schuster (September 01, 2020)

Bestselling travel writer Richard Grant offers an entertaining and profound look at a city like no other.

Natchez, Mississippi, once had more millionaires per capita than anywhere else in America, and its wealth...


We the Women

by Julie C. Suk Skyhorse (August 11, 2020)

Meet the brilliant women who persisted across generations to change the Constitution. Their stories reveal why the Equal Rights Amendment still matters in the twenty-first century.

 

The year 2020 marks the...


VD

by Ian Howie-Willis Big Sky Publishing (September 02, 2020)

Sexually transmitted diseases, for centuries lumped together as ‘Venereal Disease’, or ‘VD’ for short, have always marched in lock-step with soldiers from all armies wherever they have served.

    ...


Ok Boomer, Let's Talk

by Jill Filipovic & Emily Tremaine Simon & Schuster Audio (August 11, 2020)

“Particularly relevant in an election year...This book is full of data--on the economy, technology, and more--that will help millennials articulate their generational rage and help boomers understand where...


Chasing Chopin

by Annik LaFarge & Nancy Peterson Simon & Schuster Audio (August 11, 2020)

A modern take on a classical icon: this original, entertaining, well-researched book uses the story of when, where, and how Chopin composed his most famous work, uncovering many surprises along the way and showing...


Airborne Landing to Air Assault

by Nikolaos Theotokis Pen and Sword Military (July 30, 2020)

Many books have been written about military parachuting, in particular about famous parachute operations like Crete and Arnhem in the Second World War and notable parachute units like the British Parachute Regiment...