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So Close to Home: A True Story of an American Family's Fight for Survival During World War II

by Michael J. Tougias & Alison O'Leary

A true story of men and women pitted against the sea during World War II—and an unforgettable portrait of the determination of the human spirit. On May 19, 1942, a U-boat in the Gulf of Mexico stalked its...


American Arcadia

The Edge of the Empire: A Journey to Britannia: From the Heart of Rome to Hadrian's Wall

by Bronwen Riley

An epic narrative journey from Rome to Hadrian's Wall—in the empire's northwestern frontier—brings vividly to life the colors, smells, sounds, and sensations of travel in the second century.

AD 130. Rome...


Pumpkinflowers: A Soldier's Story

by Matti Friedman

Award-winning writer Matti Friedman re-creates the experience of a band of Israeli soldiers charged with holding a remote outpost in Lebanon during an unnamed war that foreshadowed the conflicts in Afghanistan,...


Mind Your Manors: Tried-and-True British Household Cleaning Tips

by Lucy Lethbridge

The author of Servants tells us what made British households, of all sizes, shine.

British estates were known to be the epitome of cleanliness with their white-glove perfection. Through her meticulous research...


Arabia Incognita: Dispatches from Yemen and the Gulf

by Sheila Carapico & MERIP

Yemen is an intriguing, strategically located country that is the perennial "poor relation" of the wealthy oil monarchies of the Arabian Peninsula and has been plagued by deadly conflict since early 2015. In...


Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years

by John Guy

A groundbreaking reconsideration of our favorite Tudor queen, Elizabeth is an intimate and surprising biography that shows her at the height of her power by the bestselling, Whitbread Award-winning author of...


Oneida

by Ellen Wayland-Smith

A fascinating and unusual chapter in American history about a religious community that held radical notions of equality, sex, and religion---only to transform itself, at the beginning of the twentieth century,...


Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor

by Clinton Romesha

The only comprehensive, firsthand account of the fourteen hour firefight at the Battle of Keating by Medal of Honor recipient Clinton Romesha, for readers of Black Hawk Down by Mark Bowden and Lone Survivor...


The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, the Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started the Longest War in American History

by Paul Andrew Hutton

In the tradition of Empire of the Summer Moon, a stunningly vivid historical account of the manhunt for Geronimo and the 25-year Apache struggle for their homeland

 

They called him Mickey Free. His kidnapping...


The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler's Atomic Bomb

by Neal Bascomb

From the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of Hunting Eichmann and The Perfect Mile, a World War II spy adventure set in Norway that draws on firsthand interviews and memoirs of the saboteurs


Astride Two Worlds: Technology and the American Civil War

by Barton C. Hacker

By the middle of the nineteenth century, industrialization and military-technological innovation were beginning to alter drastically the character and conditions of warfare as it had been conducted for centuries....


Congress and the Shaping of the Middle East

by Kirk Beattie

How does one explain US Middle East policy? When Stephen Walt and John Mearsheimer wrote their bestselling book The Israel Lobby, they attributed our pro-Israel policy to the power of the lobby itself. Others...


The Culmination of Conflict: The Ukrainian-Polish Civil War and the Expulsion of Ukrainians After the Second World War

by Stephen Rapawy

As Germany fought the Soviet Union during World War II, a much smaller but equally vicious struggle was unfolding in southeastern Poland, fueled by longstanding ethnic and territorial conflicts between Poles...


How to Be a Texan: The Manual

by Andrea Valdez & Abi Daniel

There are certain things every Texan should know how to do and say, whether your Lone Star roots reach all the way back to the 1836 Republic or you were just transplanted here yesterday. Some of these may be...


The Long Weekend: Life in the English Country House, 1918-1939

by Adrian Tinniswood

From an acclaimed social and architectural historian, the tumultuous, scandalous, glitzy, and glamourous history of English country houses and high society during the interwar period


Forum für osteuropäische Ideen- und Zeitgeschichte: Die nicht gehörten Propheten des 20. Jahrhunderts

by Leonid Luks, Gunter Dehnert & John Andreas Fuchs

Since 1997, FORUM has been an integral part of the landscape of European studies. In addition to contemporary history, it offers insights into the history of ideas and reviews books on Central and Eastern European...


The Assassination Complex: Inside the Government's Secret Drone Warfare Program

by Jeremy Scahill & The Staff of The Intercept

Major revelations about the US government’s drone program—bestselling author Jeremy Scahill and his colleagues at the investigative website The Intercept expose stunning new details about America’s secret...


Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

by Clint Hill & Lisa McCubbin

A rare and fascinating portrait of the American presidency from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November.

Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately...


The Great Demarcation