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Henry V

by Charles Kingsford

This was the threefold task of the House of Lancaster: to recover prestige abroad, to restore peace at home, to re-establish order in the Church. For Henry of Bolingbroke the crown was to prove a thankless burden;...


The Heart Club

by Tom Treasure

Surgery on the heart was explicitly ruled out by the medical teaching of the 1940s. A team of London doctors and scientists led by Russell Brock were determined to challenge and reverse that dogma. Together,...


Empress of the East: How a European Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire

by Leslie Peirce

The extraordinary story of the Russian slave girl Roxelana, who rose from concubine to become the only queen of the Ottoman empire

In Empress of the East, historian Leslie Peirce tells the remarkable story of...


Reckoning with Race

by Gene Dattel

Reckoning with Race confronts America’s most intractable problem – race. The book outlines in a provocative, novel manner American racial issues from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present....


The Tale of Prophet Nuh (Noah) In Islam

by Muhammad Vandestra

Prophet Nuh ibn Lamech ibn Methuselah known as Prophet Noah in the Old Testament, is recognized in Islam as a prophet and apostle of Allah SWT (God). He is a highly important figure in Islamic tradition, as...


Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary

by Martha Brockenbrough

Complex, passionate, brilliant, flawed—Alexander Hamilton comes alive in this exciting biography.

He was born out of wedlock on a small island in the West Indies and orphaned as a teenager. From those inauspicious...


Gerry Adams: An Unauthorised Life

by Malachi O'Doherty

From fanatical, revolutionary street politician in perpetual danger of arrest and assassination, Adams became a political leader with access to the British and Irish Prime Ministers and the US President, and...


Something Beautiful Happened: A Story of Survival and Courage in the Face of Evil

by Yvette Manessis Corporon

Seventy years after her grandmother helped hide a Jewish family on a Greek island during World War II, a woman sets out to track down their descendants—and discovers a new way to understand tragedy, forgiveness,...


Carl's Story

by Noretta Willig

Carl’s Story begins in the woods near St. Mihiel, France, almost a century ago on September 16, 1918. On that victorious day, when the US Army won its first battle in Europe and the war was just days from...


Who Is Allah SWT God In Islam Religion?

by Muhammad Vandestra

Some of the biggest misconceptions that many non-Muslims have about Islam have to do with the word “Allah.”  For various reasons, many people have come to believe that Muslims worship a different God than...


Victoria & Abdul (Movie Tie-In): The True Story of the Queen's Closest Confidant

by Shrabani Basu

Soon to be a Major Motion Picture starring Dame Judi Dench from director Stephen Frears, releasing September 22, 2017.

History’s most unlikely friendship—this is the astonishing story of Queen Victoria and...


Piau

by Bruce Murray & Anne Murray

  • Details the never-before-told story of Pierre Belliveau, known as Piau
  • Biography of an Acadian hero and iconic early Canadian leader, with no similar books on the market
  • Piau’s story is a border-spanning...


I Could See Nothing: Settling West Texas

by Mary Lou Crump Koehler & Lou Anna Koehler

"Howdy, folks. This story starts back in 1886, in Henrietta, Texas. My name is Bob and I was six years old back then..." Thus speaks Bob Crump, the author's father, as he begins to describe the family's move...


The Life of Abraham Lincoln

by Henry Ketcham

Henry Ketcham wrote this book in 1901, a mere 36 years after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. A legislator himself, Ketcham had quite a unique opportunity to write the book so close to President Lincoln’s...


Fathers and Daughters: from When Heaven and Earth Changed Places

by Le Ly Hayslip & Jay Wurts

The youngest of six children in a close-knit Buddhist family, Le Ly Hayslip was twelve years old when U.S. helicopters landed in Ky La, her tiny village in central Vietnam. As the government and Viet Cong troops...


The Three Graces of Val-Kill

by Emily Herring Wilson

The Three Graces of Val-Kill changes the way we think about Eleanor Roosevelt. Wilson examines what she calls the most formative period in Roosevelt's life, from 1922 to 1936, when she cultivated an intimate...


The Sacred Willow

by Mai Elliott

A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, Duong Van Mai Elliott's The Sacred Willow illuminates recent Vietnamese history by weaving together the stories of the lives of four generations of her family. Beginning with...


Coming of Age in Boston, Georgia 1938-1959

by Jerry Alderman, Allan Bruce & Keith Huddleston

The authors grew up in the very special little town of Boston, Georgia, during the 1940s and 1950s. Over the ensuing years, these three friends exchanged many emails containing stories and exaggerations about...


The Russian Countess

by Edith Sollohub & Robert Chandler

Separated from her three young sons, stripped of her possessions and fearing for her life, Countess Edith Sollohub found herself trapped in revolutionary Russia. The daughter of a high-ranking diplomat, Edith...


A Clear Case of Genius

by Reginald 'Blinker' Hall, Nigel West & Philip Vickers

IN 1933 the Admiralty banned ‘Blinker’ Hall from publishing his autobiography, but here, for the first time, those chapters that survived are presented in full. See what the renowned spymaster had to say...