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Balmoral

by Ronald Clark

First published in 1981, this is Ronald Clark's engagingly readable account of Queen Victoria's relationship with "Our dear Balmoral" and the life that went on there.

The biography of Balmoral begins with the...


On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller

by Richard Norton Smith

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS

From acclaimed historian Richard Norton Smith comes the definitive life of an American icon: Nelson Rockefeller—one of the most complex and compelling...


The Investigation: a true story

by Torkel S Wächter & Martin Chalmers

THE INVESTIGATION provides an insight into the way in which Hitler's first months in power affect a German-Jewish civil servant's family in Hamburg. The narrative is based on authentic local government documents...


Die Ermittlung: eine wahre Geschichte

by Torkel S Wächter & Paul Berf

DIE ERMITTLUNG vermittelt, wie Hitlers erste Monate an der Macht eine deutsch-jüdische Beamtenfamilie in Hamburg beeinflussen. Die Geschichte basiert auf authentischen Dokumenten sowie privaten Briefen und...


The Fast Times of Albert Champion: From Record-Setting Racer to Dashing Tycoon, An Untold Story of Speed, Success, and Betrayal

by Peter Joffre Nye

RACER. INNOVATOR. CELEBRITY. MOGUL. CHAMPION.

This is the first biography of the short but exciting life of Albert Champion—record-setting bicyclist and motorcyclist, daredevil racecar driver, early automobile...


Macdonald at 200: New Reflections and Legacies

by Patrice Dutil & Roger Hall

Here are fifteen fresh interpretations of Canada's founding Prime Minister, published for the occasion of the bicentennial of his birth in 1815. Well researched and crisply written by recognized scholars and...


Ambition and Desire: Napoleon's Josephine

by Kate Williams

From CNN’s official royal historian, a highly praised young author with a doctorate from Oxford University, comes the extraordinary rags-to-riches story of the woman who conquered Napoleon’s heart—and...


Benjamin Franklin: American Founder, Atlantic Citizen

by Nathan R. Kozuskanich

Known for his influential role in the debates that established the founding documents of the United States, Benjamin Franklin was not only an astute politician, but also an Atlantic citizen whose commitment...


The Court-Martial of Corporal Nutting: A Memoir of the Vietnam War

by John R. Nutting & Major General, USMC (Ret.) Roy Franklin

John Nutting is nineteen years old in 1966. Raised in small-town Idaho, to a family that could trace its military roots back to the Revolutionary War, Nutting knows he’s going to fight the war as a Marine....


Churchill

by Ashley Jackson

Professor of Imperial and Military History at King's College London, and a specialist in imperial and colonial history, in Churchill Ashley Jackson paints an unvarnished portrait of Winston Churchill that removes...


Into the Jaws of Death: The True Story of the Legendary Raid on Saint-Nazaire

by Robert Lyman

It is the night of March 28, 1942. Royal Navy and British commandos are poised to assault the German-held port of Saint-Nazaire in what will be one of the most audacious and daring raids of the Second World...


Shot at Dawn: The Fifteen Welshmen executed by the British Army in the First World War

by Robert King

Amid the carnage of the battles of the First World War a small number of Welsh soldiers made the fateful decision to abscond from their units: under the Army Act, if found guilty of the offences they were charged...


George Whitefield: America's Spiritual Founding Father

by Thomas S. Kidd

In the years prior to the American Revolution, George Whitefield was the most famous man in the colonies. Thomas Kidd's fascinating new biography explores the extraordinary career of the most influential figure...


Years of Upheaval: The Second Volume of His Classic Memoirs

by Henry Kissinger

This second volume of Henry Kissinger’s monumental memoirs covers his years as President Richard Nixon’s Secretary of State (1972–1974), including the ending of the Vietnam War, the 1973 Middle East War...


Mr. Speaker!: The Life and Times of Thomas B. Reed The Man Who Broke the Filibuster

by James Grant

James Grant’s enthralling biography of Thomas B. Reed, Speaker of the House during one of the most turbulent times in American history—the Gilded Age, the decades before the ascension of reformer President...


The House at Sugar Beach: In Search of a Lost African Childhood

by Helene Cooper

Journalist Helene Cooper examines the violent past of her home country Liberia and the effects of its 1980 military coup in this deeply personal memoir and finalist for the 2008 National Book Critics Circle...


Eleanor of Aquitaine: The Mother Queen of the Middle Ages

by Desmond Seward

The dramatic story of an ambitious princess, heiress, and ruler, Eleanor of Aquitaine captures the character of this archetypal medieval queen in all of her beauty and political intrigue

“A monstrous...


The Hidden Life of the Sixth Dalai Lama

by Ngawang Lhundrup Dargy

This is the first English translation of a Dalai Lama's biography, and is highly significant for the historical study of the Gaden Phodrang period, around the turn of the seventeenth century. It is not only...


Mark Twain: A Christian Response to His Battle With God

by Ray Comfort

A long-hidden manuscript by a man filled with disappointment and anger; discover the truth about this beloved author’s embittered battle with God!


My Battle Against Hitler: Faith, Truth, and Defiance in the Shadow of the Third Reich

by Dietrich Von Hildebrand & John Henry Crosby

How does a person become Hitler’s enemy number one? Not through espionage or violence, it turns out, but by striking fearlessly at the intellectual and spiritual roots of National Socialism.

Dietrich von Hildebrand...