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Churchill's War Lab: Codebreakers, Scientists, and the the Mavericks Churchill Led to Victory

by Taylor Downing

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA


War Nerd

by Gary Brecher

Self-described war nerd Gary Brecher knows he’s not alone, that there’s a legion of fat, lonely Americans, stuck in stupid, paper-pushing desk jobs, who get off on reading about war because they hate their...


Titanic, First Accounts: (Classics Deluxe Edition)

by Various & Tim Maltin

Fascinating firsthand accounts of the Titanic--in a deluxe package with gorgeous graphic cover art.

Historic firsthand accounts and testimonies by survivors and eye- witnesses including Lawrence Beesley, Margaret...


A Counterfeiter's Paradise: The Wicked Lives and Surprising Adventures of Three Early American Moneymakers

by Ben Tarnoff

"This tale of counterfeiting is a treat for everyone...a delightful history lesson...Admirable and altogether charming."

-The Washington Post

As Ben Tarnoff reminds us in this entertaining narrative history,...


No Way Out: A Story of Valor in the Mountains of Afghanistan

by Mitch Weiss & Kevin Maurer

In a remote, enemy-held valley in Afghanistan, a Special Forces team planned to scale a steep mountain to surprise and capture a terrorist leader. But before they found the target, the target found them…

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Voyagers of the Titanic

by Richard Davenport-Hines

Late in the night of April 14, 1912, the mighty Titanic, a passenger liner traveling from Southampton, England, to New York City, struck an iceberg four hundred miles south of Newfoundland. Its sinking over...


Devil in the Grove: Thurgood Marshall, the Groveland Boys, and the Dawn of a New America

Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction 2013

by Gilbert King

Devil in the Grove is the winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction.

Arguably the most important American lawyer of the twentieth century, Thurgood Marshall was on the verge of bringing the landmark...


Politics of the Womb: Women, Reproduction, and the State in Kenya

by Lynn M. Thomas

In more than a metaphorical sense, the womb has proven to be an important site of political struggle in and about Africa. By examining the political significance-and complex ramifications-of reproductive controversies...


Eating Bitterness: Stories from the Front Lines of China's Great Urban Migration

by Michelle Loyalka

Every year over 200 million peasants flock to China's urban centers, providing a profusion of cheap labor that helps fuel the country's staggering economic growth. Award-winning journalist Michelle Dammon Loyalka...


After Camp: Portraits in Midcentury Japanese American Life and Politics

by Greg Robinson

This book illuminates various aspects of a central but unexplored area of American history: the midcentury Japanese American experience. A vast and ever-growing literature exists, first on the entry and settlement...


Sino-Japanese Transculturation: Late Nineteenth Century to the End of the Pacific War

by Richard King, Cody Poulton & Katsuhiko Endo

Sino-Japanese Transculturalism examines the cultural dimensions of relations between East Asia’s two great powers, China and Japan, in a period of change and turmoil, from the late nineteenth century to the...


China Witness: Voices from a Silent Generation

by Xinran

China Witness is a remarkable work of oral history that lets us see the cultural upheavals of the past century through the eyes of the Chinese who lived through them. 

Xinran, acclaimed author of The Good Women...


Terrible Victory: First Canadian Army and the Scheldt Estuary Campaign: September 13 - November 6, 1944

by Mark Zuehlke

Mark Zuehlke is an expert at narrating the history of life on the battlefield for the Canadian army during World War II. In Terrible Victory, he provides a soldiers-eye-view account of Canada's bloody liberation...


Juno Beach: Canada's D-Day Victory June 6, 1944

by Mark Zuehlke

On June 6, 1944, the greatest armada in history stood off Normandy and the largest amphibious invasion ever began as 107,000 men aboard 6,000 ships pressed toward the coast. Among them were 14,500 Canadians,...


Honor in the Dust: Theodore Roosevelt, War in the Philippines, and the Rise and Fall of America's Imperial Dream

by Gregg Jones

On the eve of a new century, an up-and-coming Theodore Roosevelt set out to transform the U.S. into a major world power. The Spanish-American War would forever change America's standing in global affairs, and...


Bacardi y La Larga Lucha Por Cuba

by Tom Gjelten

En 1862, Facundo Bacardí apostó por crear en Cuba una pequeña destilería de ron, una bebida que hasta entonces solo consumían marineros y obreros. Pronto el ron Bacardí se convertiría en la bebida favorita...


The Seed of a Nation: Rediscovering America

by Darrell Fields & Lorrie Fields

So Brilliant was William Penn's American Legacy that Thomas Jefferson, writer of the Declaration of Independence, called him, "the greatest lawgiver the world has produced." And brilliant he was...not only because...


What Really Sank the Titanic

by Jennifer Hooper McCarty & Tim Foecke

Was the ship doomed by a faulty design??

Was the hull's steel too brittle??

Was the captain negligent in the face of repeated warnings??

On the night of April 14, 1912, the "unsinkable" RMS Titanic, with over 2,200...


The Bilderberg Conspiracy

by H. P. Jeffers

Masters Of The World

Hidden behind many of today's major news stories, the Bilderberg Group is an elite clique of the most powerful names in politics, media, business, and finance, who want to impose a one-world...


After Daybreak: The Liberation of Bergen-Belsen, 1945

by Ben Shephard

“I find it hard even now to get into focus all these horrors, my mind is really quite incapable of taking in everything I saw because it was all so completely foreign to everything I had previously believed...