Category: History

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Don’t Panic

DESCRIPTION: The #1 New York Times–bestselling author’s “hilarious . . . idiosyncratic . . . delightful” and definitive companion to a global phenomenon (Publishers Weekly). Douglas Adams’s “six-part trilogy,” The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy grew from a...

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Queen of Scots

DESCRIPTION: This Whitbread Award–winning biography and basis for the film Mary Queen of Scots starring Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie “reads like Shakespearean drama” (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution). “A triumph . . . A masterpiece full of fire and...

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The Very Worst Missionary

DESCRIPTION: “The reason you love Jamie (or are about to) is because she says exactly what the rest of us are thinking, but we’re too afraid to upset the apple cart. She is a...

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Five Presidents

DESCRIPTION: The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November reflects on his seventeen years on the Secret Service for presidents Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and...

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The Pioneers

DESCRIPTION: Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David McCullough rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American story—the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on...

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No Beast So Fierce

DESCRIPTION: A gripping, multifaceted true account of the deadliest animal of all time and the hunter on its trail, equally comparable to Jaws as to Matthiessen’s The Snow Leopard. “A SUBURB WORK OF NATURAL HISTORY.” —Booklist, starred review • “A...

The World According to Fannie Davis PDF 0

The World According to Fannie Davis

BOOK DESCRIPTION: A singular memoir highlighting “the outstanding humanity of black America” that tells the story of one unforgettable mother, her devoted daughter, and the life they lead in the Detroit numbers of the...

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Fault Lines

BOOK DESCRIPTION: Two award-winning historians explore the origins of a divided America. If you were asked when America became polarized, your answer would likely depend on your age: you might say during Barack Obama’s...

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American Pharaoh

BOOK DESCRIPTION: NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER History was made at the 2015 Belmont Stakes when American Pharoah won the Triple Crown, the first since Affirmed in 1978. As magnificent as the champion is, the...

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What Really Happened

BOOK DESCRIPTION: New York Times bestselling author Howie Carr chronicles the historic election of President Donald J. Trump. This is the inside, no-holds-barred story of Trump’s rise from a celebrity business mogul to the...

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