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|March 7, 2017

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Far more than a history of the Silk Roads, this book is truly a revelatory new history of the world, promising to destabilize notions of where we come from and where we are headed next. From the Middle East and its political instability to China and its economic…
A History Of Canada In Ten Maps: Epic Stories Of Charting A Mysterious Land

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Longlisted for the 2018  RBC Taylor Prize Shortlisted for the 2018 Louise de Kiriline Lawrence Award for Nonfiction The sweeping, epic story of the mysterious land that came to be called “Canada” like it’s never been told before. Every…
Origin Story: A Big History of Everything
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|May 22, 2018

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"I have long been a fan of David Christian. In Origin Story , he elegantly weaves evidence and insights from many scientific and historical disciplines into a single, accessible historical narrative." --Bill Gates A captivating history of the universe -- from…

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A human drama unlike any other—the riveting and definitive full story of the worst sea disaster in United States naval history. “ENTHRALLING.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review) • “OUTSTANDING…A MUST-READ.” —…
The Dam Busters
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|March 29, 2018

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The first Pan paperback to sell over a million copies, reissued in honour of Pan's 70th birthday. A special edition of The Dam Busters by Paul Brickhill reissued with a bright retro design to celebrate the imprint's anniversary. On 17 May 1943, nearly 350…
Sapiens: A Brief History Of Humankind
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|May 10, 2016

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Destined to become a modern classic in the vein of Guns, Germs, and Steel , Sapiens is a lively, groundbreaking history of humankind told from a unique perspective.      100,000 years ago, at least six species of human inhabited the…
Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn
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|October 18, 2016

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Winner of the Jewish Book of the Year Award The first comprehensive yet accessible history of the state of Israel from its inception to present day, from Daniel Gordis, "one of the most respected Israel analysts" ( The Forward ) living and writing in Jerusalem.…
Kingmakers: The Invention Of The Modern Middle East
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|September 22, 2009

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Kingmakers is the gripping story of how the modern Middle East came to be, as told through the lives of the Britons and Americans who shaped it. Some are famous (Lawrence of Arabia and Gertrude Bell); others infamous (Harry St. John Philby, father of Kim); some…
The Devil In The White City: Murder, Magic, And Madness At The Fair That Changed America

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This New York Times bestseller intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative…
Sons And Soldiers: The Untold Story Of The Jews Who Escaped The Nazis And Returned With The U.s…

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER • "An irresistible history of the WWII Jewish refugees who returned to Europe to fight the Nazis.” — Newsday They were young Jewish boys who escaped from Nazi-occupied Europe and resettled in America. After the United States…
A Train In Winter: An Extraordinary Story Of Women, Friendship And Survival In World War Two

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On an icy morning in Paris in January 1943, 230 French women resisters were rounded up from the Gestapo detention camps and sent on a train to Auschwitz--the only train, in the four years of German occupation, to take women of the Resistance to a death camp. The…
The Guns Of August: The Pulitzer Prize-winning Classic About The Outbreak Of World War I

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman’s classic histories of the First World War era In…
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