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Five Lieutenants

by James Carl Nelson

James Carl Nelson tells the dramatic true story of five brilliant young soldiers from Harvard, a thrilling tale of combat and heroism

Five Lieutenants tells the story of five young Harvard men who took up the...


The Hare with Amber Eyes (Illustrated Edition)

by Edmund De Waal

The definitive illustrated edition of the international bestseller

Two hundred and sixty-four Japanese wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox: Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first...


Heretic Queen

by Susan Ronald

Acclaimed biographer Susan Ronald delivers a stunning account of Elizabeth I that focuses on her role in the Wars on Religion—the battle between Protestantism and Catholicisim that tore apart Europe in the...


I Sleep at Red Lights

by Bruce Stockler

Bruce Stockler captures the chaos, joy and challenges of becoming the father of triplets in this hilarious, fast-paced, and refreshingly honest memoir.

From the moment Stockler and his wife, Roni, learn they...


When Money Was In Fashion

by June Breton Fisher

This epic biography tells the story of the rise of Wall Street and the growth of Goldman Sachs from a small commercial paper company to the international banking business we know today. At its heart is the story...


Ungrateful Daughters

by Maureen Waller

In 1688, the birth of a Prince of Wales ignited a family quarrel and a revolution. James II’s drive towards Catholicism had alienated the nation and his two staunchly Protestant daughters by his first marriage,...


Maurice and Therese: The Story of a Love

by Patrick Ahern

As Saint Therese lay dying in the Carmel of Lisieux, she overheard a conversation that amused her. Outside her window, two nuns were discussing what they could write in her obituary that could possibly be of...


All About All About Eve

by Sam Staggs

To millions of fans, All About Eve represents all that's witty and wonderful in classic Hollywood movies. Its old-fashioned, larger-than-life stars--including Bette Davis, Marilyn Monroe, Anne Baxter, George...


The Long Recessional

by David Gilmour

A major new biography of Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was a unique figure in British history, a great writer as well as an imperial icon whose life trajectory matched that of the British Empire...


Curzon

by David Gilmour

“A Superb New Biography . . . A Tragic Story, Brilliantly Told.” —Andrew Roberts, Literary Review

George Nathaniel Curzon’s controversial life in public service stretched from the high noon of his country’s...


The Mayor of Castro Street

by Randy Shilts

The Mayor of Castro Street is Shilts's acclaimed story of Harvey Milk, the man whose personal life, public career, and tragic assassination mirrored the dramatic and unprecedented emergence of the gay community...


Champions of Science

by John Hudson Tiner

The great minds of the past are still with us today, in many ways. Individuals who explored the natural world hundreds and thousands of years ago have given us a treasure of knowledge in all the sciences.

In...


Champions of Mathematics

by John Hudson Tiner

The great minds of the past are still with us today, in many ways. Individuals who explored the natural world hundreds and thousands of years ago have given us a treasure of knowledge in all the sciences.

In...


Act of One

by Victoria Barna & Bruce A. Tully

Meet Bruce Tully, a sixteen-year-old high school jock, and follow him as he feels personally challenged by Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev after a visit to the United Nations. Discover how Bruce changes into...


Empress of Fashion

by Amanda Mackenzie Stuart

Born into a family of privilege, Diana Dalziel Vreeland grew up amid the fashionable of New York's Upper East Side. With a famously alluring mother and a classically beautiful sister, young Diana often felt...


Hell-Bent

by Benjamin Lorr

Author Benjamin Lorr wandered into a yoga studio—and fell down a rabbit hole

Hell-Bent explores a fascinating, often surreal world at the extremes of American yoga. Benjamin Lorr walked into his first yoga...


Rise to Greatness

by David Von Drehle

The electrifying story of Abraham Lincoln's rise to greatness during the most perilous year in our nation’s history

As 1862 dawned, the American republic was at death's door. The federal government appeared...


Robert Kipniss: A Working Artist's Life

by Robert Kipniss

A successful working artist relates his passion for life and art


He Provides

by Cathleen Barnes & Rachel Aubrey Villalobos

In one day life as I had known it for years had changed. A precious life-my sweet brother, had been taken from me and life suddenly seemed a very hostile, fearful world. I felt unequipped and estranged from...


Letters from the Country: From High Heels to Wellington Books. A Memoir and Survival Guide

by Marsha Boulton

What happens when a city woman takes up rural roots and becomes a shepherd? Read "Letters from the Country: From High Heels to Wellington Boots. A Memoir and Survival Guide" and find out.

Journalist and broadcaster...