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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…
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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…

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The celebrated author of A Spy Among Friends and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Cold War-era tale of Oleg Gordievsky, the Russian whose secret work helped hasten the collapse of the Soviet Union. If anyone could be considered a…

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 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 History Of Canada In Ten Maps: Epic Stories Of Charting A Mysterious Land

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Winner of the 2018 Louise de Kiriline Lawrence Award for Nonfiction Envisioning the mysterious land that would eventually be called "Canada" through the eyes of the explorers who first set foot on these shores,  A History of Canada in Ten Maps…

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From the award-winning and critically-acclaimed author of Pumpkinflowers , the never-before-told story of the mysterious "Arab Section": the Jewish-"Arab" spies who, under deep cover in Beirut as refugees, helped the new State of Israel win the War of…
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|September 13, 2016

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In SPQR , an instant classic, Mary Beard narrates the history of Rome "with passion and without technical jargon" and demonstrates how "a slightly shabby Iron Age village" rose to become the "undisputed hegemon of the Mediterranean" ( Wall Street Journal ).…
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|October 11, 2011

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Hailed as “one of the most important works of history of our time” ( The New York Times ), this definitive chronicle of Hitler’s rise to power is back in hardcover with a new introductory essay by Ron Rosenbaum ( Explaining Hitler and How the…

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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…
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|April 3, 2018

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   -  NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST  A New York Times  Notable Book Named a best book of the year by Amazon,   Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, GQ, Time, Newsday, Entertainment…

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National Bestseller Foreword by Peter Mansbridge “Barris tells the jaw-dropping story of a night that changed the war.” — The Globe and Mail  It was a night that changed the Second World War. The secret air raid against the hydroelectric…
A Woman Of No Importance: The Untold Story Of The American Spy Who Helped Win World War Ii

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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “E xcellent…This book is as riveting as any thriller, and as hard to put down .” -- The New York Times Book Review "A compelling biography of a masterful spy, and a reminder of what can be done with a few…
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