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Author: Sonia Purnell
Release Date: April 09, 2019
The never-before-told story of one woman's heroism that changed the course of the Second World War

In 1942, the Gestapo sent out an urgent transmission. "She is the most dangerous of all Allied spies. We must find and destroy her.
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Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Release Date: April 02, 2019
A profound new rendering of the struggle by African-Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counter-revolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of images and ideas that have left an enduring racist stain on the American mind.
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Author: Michael Dobbs
Release Date: April 02, 2019
The powerfully told story of a group of German Jews desperately seeking American visas to escape Nazi Germany, and an illuminating account of America's response to the refugee crisis of the 1930's and 40's. This book complements the exhibition The Americans and the Holocaust that is now on view at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC

In October 1940 the Gestapo expelled 6,504 Jews from southwest Germany, creating the first official "Jewish free zone" in the Third Reich.
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Author: Carolyn Forché
Release Date: March 19, 2019
The powerful story of a young poet who becomes an activist through a trial by fire

What You Have Heard is True is a devastating, lyrical, and visionary memoir about a young woman's brave choice to engage with horror in order to help others.
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Author: Christopher Klein
Release Date: March 12, 2019
The outlandish, untold story of the Irish American revolutionaries who tried to free Ireland by invading Canada

Just over a year after Robert E. Lee relinquished his sword, a band of Union and Confederate veterans dusted off their guns. But these former foes had no intention of reigniting the Civil War.
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Author: Lucasta Miller
Release Date: March 05, 2019
A lost nineteenth-century literary life, brilliantly rediscovered--Letitia Elizabeth Landon, hailed as the female Byron; she changed English poetry; her novels, short stories, and criticism, like Byron though in a woman's voice, explored the dark side of sexuality--by the acclaimed author of The Brontë Myth ("wonderfully entertaining .
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Author: Masha Gessen and Misha Friedman | Narrator: Masha Gessen
Release Date: March 05, 2019
"A book that belongs on the shelf alongside The Gulag Archipelago. -- Kirkus Reviews

"A short, haunting and beautifully written book." -- The Wall Street Journal


The Gulag was a monstrous network of labor camps that held and killed millions of prisoners from the 1930s to the 1950s.
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Author: Mason Currey
Release Date: March 05, 2019
More of Mason Currey's irresistible Daily Rituals, this time exploring the daily obstacles and rituals of women who are artists--painters, composers, sculptors, scientists, filmmakers, and performers. We see how these brilliant minds get to work, the choices they have to make.
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Author: Patrick Radden Keefe
Release Date: February 26, 2019
"Meticulously reported, exquisitely written, and grippingly told, Say Nothing is a work of revelation."
--David Grann, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon

From award-winning New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe, a stunning, intricate narrative about a notorious killing in Northern Ireland and its devastating repercussions


In December 1972, Jean McConville, a thirty-eight-year-old mother of ten, was dragged from her Belfast home by masked intruders, her children clinging to her legs.
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Author: Ayelet Tsabari
Release Date: February 19, 2019
An intimate memoir in essays by an award-winning Israeli writer who travels the world, from New York to India, searching for love, belonging, and an escape from grief following the death of her father when she was a young girl. 

This searching collection opens with the death of Ayelet Tsabari’s father when she was just nine years old.
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Author: Adam Makos | Narrator: Johnathan McClain
Release Date: February 19, 2019
From the New York Times bestselling author of A Higher Call comes the riveting World War II story of an American tank gunner’s journey into the heart of the Third Reich, where he will meet destiny in an iconic armor duel—and forge an enduring bond with his enemy.
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Author: Maria Popova
Release Date: February 05, 2019
Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries--beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of planetary motion, and ending with the marine biologist and author Rachel Carson, who catalyzed the environmental movement.
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