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Even Buffett Isn't Perfect: What You Can--and Can't--Learn from the World's Greatest Investor

by Vahan Janjigian

A contrarian look at how Warren Buffett thinks about investing and related issues

Warren Buffett is the most successful and revered investor of all time. His ability to consistently find undervalued companies...


Jerusalem 1913: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

by Amy Dockser Marcus

A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter examines the true history of the discord between Israel and Palestine with surprising results

Though the origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict have traditionally been traced...


Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvel: The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It

by Julia Keller

A provocative look at the life and times of the man who created the original weapon of mass destruction

Drawing on her investigative and literary talents, Julia Keller offers a riveting account of the invention...


Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives

by Jim Sheeler

They are the troops that nobody wants to see, carrying a message that no military family ever wants to hear. Since the start of the war in Iraq, Marines like Major Steve Beck found themselves charged with a...


Now the Hell Will Start: One Soldier's Flight from the Greatest Manhunt of World WarII

by Brendan I. Koerner

An epic saga of hubris , cruelty, and redemption, Now the Hell Will Start tells the remarkable tale of the greatest manhunt of World War II. Herman Perry, besieged by the hardships of the Indo-Burmese jungle...


The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes

by Bryan Burrough

"What's not to enjoy about a book full of monstrous egos, unimaginable sums of money, and the punishment of greed and shortsightedness?"

Phenomenal reviews and sales greeted the hardcover publication of The...


The Third Reich at War: 1939-1945

by Richard J. Evans

An absorbing, revelatory, and definitive account of one of the greatest tragedies in human history

Adroitly blending narrative, description, and analysis, Richard J. Evans portrays a society rushing headlong...


Playing the Enemy: Nelson Mandela and the Game That Made a Nation

by John Carlin

Beginning in a jail cell and ending in a rugby tournament- the true story of how the most inspiring charm offensive in history brought South Africa together

After being released from prison and winning South...


The Forsaken: An American Tragedy in Stalin's Russia

by Tim Tzouliadis

A remarkable piece of forgotten history- the never-before-told story of Americans lured to Soviet Russia by the promise of jobs and better lives, only to meet tragic ends

In 1934, a photograph was taken of a...


Winston Churchill: The Flawed Genius of WWII

by Christopher Catherwood

He was a legendary man of strength-but no man is without his weaknesses.

Revered for his strength of character when Britain stood alone against Nazi Germany, Winston Churchill is painted as one of World War...


Renaissance in Japan: A Cultural Survey of the Seventeenth Century

by Kenneth P. Kirkwood & Arnold J. Toynbee

Renaissance in Japan is a superb survey of Japan's literary giants—forerunners of today's modern Japanese writers.

Called the "Kyoto epoch," the age in which these writers lived was the period in which Japanese...


A Diplomat in Japan: An Inner History of the Critical Years in the Evolution of Japan

by Ernest Satow

A fascinating inside account of the epic clash between the Japanese in the West in its earliest days.

Sir Ernest Satow entered the British diplomatic service in 1861, a fresh graduate of London University, shortly...


The Young Eagle: The Rise of Abraham Lincoln

by Kenneth J. Winkle

Drawing on the latest interpretive and methodological advances in historical scholarship, The Young Eagle: The Rise of Abraham Lincoln reexamines the young adult life of America's sixteenth president.


Bombshell

by Ludwig Leidig

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Bombshell is an unknown true story unearthed from World War II documents. Although a historical biography, it reads as a dramatic psychological thriller, and it covers the dark period of the Third...


Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team

by John Steinbeck

A magnificent volume of short novels and an essential World War II report from one of America?s great twentieth-century writers

On the heels of the enormous success of his masterwork The Grapes of Wrath?and at...


Giants in their Time: Representative Americans from the Jazz Age to the Cold War

by Norman K. Risjord

In Giants in their Time, the latest volume in the Representative Americans Series, noted historian Norman K. Risjord uses biographical sketches to create a composite portrait of the United States during this...


Colonial Latin America: A Documentary History

by Kenneth Mills, William B. Taylor & Sandra Lauderdale Graham

Colonial Latin America: A Documentary History centers on people from different parts of the world who came together to form societies by chance and by design in the years after 1492. This text encourages detailed...


1607: Jamestown and the New World

by Dennis Montgomery

1607 vividly tells the story of the founding of Jamestown, recounting the situation of the original Indian inhabitants, the arrival of the British settlers 400 years ago, the building of the town, and modern...


The Silver Madonna and Other Tales of America's Greatest Lost Treasures

by W.C. Jameson

The twenty-four tales in this book are of the most famous lost treasures in America, from a two-foot statue reportedly made entirely of silver (the "Madonna"), to a cache of gold, silver, and jewelry that was...


The Great Famine & Genocide in Iran: 1917-1919

by Mohammad Gholi Majd

The Iranian holocaust was one of the worst genocides of the 20th century, yet it remained concealed for nearly a century. Using primary sources such as US military records, British official sources, and Iranian...