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Voices of History Cover
Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore
Release Date: March 23, 2021
A celebration of the great speeches of world history and cultural life. A VINTAGE ORIGINALIn this exuberant collection, acclaimed historian Simon Sebag Montefiore takes us on a journey from ancient times to the twenty-first century. Some speeches are...
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Horizontal Vertigo Cover
Author: Juan Villoro and Alfred MacAdam
Release Date: March 23, 2021
A uniquely eye-opening tour of one of the great metropolises of the world, its largest Spanish-speaking city--at once intimate and wide-ranging, and as enthralling, surprising, and vivid as the place itself.Horizontal Vertigo: the title refers to the...
Horizontal Vertigo Cover
Filled with Fire and Light Cover
Author: Elie Wiesel and Alan Rosen
Release Date: March 16, 2021
Magnificent insights into the lives of biblical prophets and kings, Talmudic sages, and Hasidic rabbis, from one of the world's most honored and beloved teachers.From a multitude of sources, Elie Wiesel culls facts, legends, and anecdotes to give us ...
Filled with Fire and Light Cover
Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight Cover
Author: Julia Sweig
Release Date: March 16, 2021
A magisterial portrait of Lady Bird Johnson, and a major reevaluation of the profound yet underappreciated impact the First Lady's political instincts had on LBJ’s presidency.“An inviting, challenging, well-told tale of the thoroughly mod...
Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight Cover
Terror to the Wicked Cover
Author: Tobey Pearl
Release Date: March 16, 2021
A brutal killing, an all-out manhunt, and a riveting account of the first murder trial in U.S. history, set in the 1600s in colonial New England against the backdrop of the Pequot War (between the Pequot tribe and the colonists of Massachusetts Bay):...
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The Hardest Place Cover
Author: Wesley Morgan
Release Date: March 09, 2021
“The definitive account of America’s heroic but ultimately doomed effort in one of Afghanistan’s most rugged regions.”—Sebastian Junger, author of Tribe “A saga of courage and futility, of valor and error...
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Murder at the Mission Cover
Author: Blaine Harden
Release Date: March 09, 2021
The New York Times bestselling author of Escape From Camp 14 returns with the riveting and revealing story of one of the most persistent "alternative facts" in American history: the story of a missionary, a tribe, a massacre, and a myth that shaped t...
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Every Human Intention Cover
Author: Dreux Richard
Release Date: February 23, 2021
A thoughtful, illuminating exploration of modern Japanese politics and culture through the eyes of an investigative reporterDreux Richard presents post-Fukushima Japan in three illustrative parts, in areas where the consequences of national policy ar...
Every Human Intention Cover
Red Line Cover
Author: Joby Warrick | Narrator: Barrett Leddy
Release Date: February 23, 2021
From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Black Flags, the thrilling unknown story of America’s mission in Syria: to find and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons and keep them out of the hands of the Islamic State   In August 2012...
Red Line Cover
The Silk Roads Cover
Author: Peter Frankopan | Narrator: Laurence Kennedy
Release Date: February 16, 2021
“This is history on a grand scale, with a sweep and ambition that is rare… A proper historical epic of dazzling range and achievement.” —William Dalrymple, The Guardian   The epic history of the crossroads...
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The Daughters of Kobani Cover
Author: Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Release Date: February 16, 2021
The extraordinary story of the women who took on the Islamic State and won"One of America's premier storytellers has risked her life to research perhaps the most important subject of our times: the empowerment of women and the establishment of a trul...
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The Black Church Cover
Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Release Date: February 16, 2021
From the New York Times-bestselling author of Stony the Road and one of our most important voices on the African-American experience, a powerful new history of the Black church in America as the Black community's abiding rock and its fortress.For the...
The Black Church Cover