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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...


Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer

by Bettina Stangneth & Ruth Martin

A total and groundbreaking reassessment of the life of Adolf Eichmann—a superb work of scholarship that reveals his activities and notoriety among a global network of National Socialists following the collapse...


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

In Churchill Ashley Jackson paints an unvarnished portrait of Winston Churchill that removes the hagiography that has surrounded the myth of one of the greatest politicians of the last hundred years.

Winston...


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...


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...


Eleanor of Aquitaine: The Mother Queen of the Middle Ages

by Desmond Seward

The story of an ambitious princess and heiress that captures this legendary medieval queen in all of her beauty and political intrigue. “A monstrous injurer of heaven and earth,” as Shakespeare referred...


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...


Rasputin: A Short Life

by Frances Welch

Told with humor, intrigue, and a shrewd eye for detail, this riveting short biography sheds much-needed light on the life of nineteenth-century Russian icon Grigory Rasputin.

Grigory Rasputin, a Siberian peasant...


How I Stopped Being a Jew

by Shlomo Sand & David Fernbach

Shlomo Sand was born in 1946, in a displaced person’s camp in Austria, to Jewish parents; the family later migrated to Palestine. As a young man, Sand came to question his Jewish identity, even that of a “secular...


After Many Days

by Shirley H. Perry

After Many Days tells the story of Shirley H. Perry, a story that encompasses her many adventures. From her days as a CIA operative during the Cold War in Vienna to her life of intrigue behind the Iron Curtain...


Southern Greats: Lessons of Love and Life Learned on the Bluff

by Howard L White & Candace J Semien

Over the past four years and some 30,000 plus miles traveled for interviews, this book, this story, this start has been with me. No matter how often I put Southern Greats down, I was pulled back to work and...


William Lyon Mackenzie King: Dreams and Shadows

by lian goodall

A fascinating glimpse into the world of the man who was Canadas longest serving prime minister and one of the international scenes most important figures during the Second World War.


Wilfrid Laurier

by Roderick Stewart

Using a rare combination of the common touch and political savvy, Laurier became prime minister in 1896, a position he would hold for 15 years.


Samuel de Champlain

by Francine Legaré & Jonathan Kaplansky

Through his fierce defense of New France to those in power in France, Chaplain ensured the birth of the country that today is Canada. He is undisputedly the Father of New France.


John Franklin

by John Wilson

Franklins exploration of Canadas arctic seacoast in 1845 ended in the demise of him and his crew, but the search for clues to their fate helped open up the North.