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Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence
by Karen Armstrong
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“Armstrong again impresses with the breadth of her knowledge and the skill with which she conveys it to us.” Booklist, (starred review)... (read more)

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The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
by Tom Reiss
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By the author of the internationally bestselling biography The Orientalist, The Black Count brings to life one of history’s great forgotten heroes: a man almost unknown today yet with a personal story that is strikingly familiar.  His... (read more)

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Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot
Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot
by Masha Gessen
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The heroic story of Pussy Riot, who resurrected the power of truth in a society built on lies On February 21, 2012, five young women entered the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow. In neon-colored dresses, tights, and balaclavas, they performed a &... (read more)

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Latin Spirit 365 Days
Latin Spirit 365 Days
by Danielle Follmi
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Remarkable yearbook, the latest in the series, presenting the wise words of a leading personality in Latin American literature for every day of the year, accompanied by Olivier's beautiful, moving photographs of Latin America's people and places.... (read more)

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Gypsy Girl. Rosie McKinley
Gypsy Girl. Rosie McKinley
by Rosie Mckinley
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Imagine being born into a world where communities are constantly on the move, but freedom is not a birthright. Rosie grew up traveling all over England and Ireland in her family's caravan. She had an idyllic childhood roaming fields and meadows with her... (read more)

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The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
by David McCullough
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Winner of the National Book Award From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Truman, here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal. In The Path Between the Seas, acclaimed historian David McCullough delivers a first... (read more)

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The Malay Archipelago (Periplus Classics)
The Malay Archipelago (Periplus Classics)
by Alfred Russel Wallace
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andlt;bandgt;This is one the first and most important books about 18th century Malaysia and covers a wide array of topics from Malaysian culture and history to nature and wildlife. It is essential reading for anyone interested in Malaysia.andlt;/bandgt... (read more)

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The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century
The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England: A Handbook for Visitors to the Fourteenth Century
by Ian Mortimer
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The past is a foreign country. This is your guidebook. A time machine has just transported you back into the fourteenth century. What do you see? How do you dress? How do you earn a living and how much are you paid? What sort of food will you be offered... (read more)

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The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East
The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East
by Sandy Tolan
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In 1967, Bashir Al-Khayri, a Palestinian twenty-five-year-old, journeyed to Israel, with the goal of seeing the beloved old stone house, with the lemon tree behind it, that he and his family had fled nineteen years earlier. To his surprise, when he found... (read more)

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Wild Swans Three Daughters of China
Wild Swans Three Daughters of China
by Jung Chang
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Blending the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history, andlt;Iandgt;Wild Swansandlt;/Iandgt; has become a bestselling classic in thirty languages, with more than ten million copies sold. The story of three generations in twentieth-... (read more)

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Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent Into Darkness
Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent Into Darkness
by Alfredo Corchado
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A crusading Mexican-American journalist searches for justice and hope in an increasingly violent Mexico In the last decade, more than 100,000 people have been killed or disappeared in the Mexican drug war, and drug trafficking there is a multibillion... (read more)

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For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History
For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History
by Sarah Rose
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"If ever there was a book to read in the company of a nice cuppa, this is it." -The Washington Post In the dramatic story of one of the greatest acts of corporate espionage ever committed, Sarah Rose recounts the fascinating, unlikely circumstances... (read more)

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The Struggle for Iran
The Struggle for Iran
by Christ De Bellaigue
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When Christopher de Bellaigue first visited Iran in 1999, he found it irresistably alive: under the leadership of President Mohammad Khatami, Islamic revolutionary rule was loosening and the prospects for democratic pluralism seemed bright. But over the... (read more)

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Jane Austen's England
Jane Austen's England
by Lesley Adkins
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An authoritative account of everyday life in Regency England, the backdrop of Austens beloved novels Nearly two centuries after her death, Jane Austen remains the most cherished of all novelists in the English language, incomparable in the wit, warmth... (read more)

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Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
by Katherine Boo
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From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and sometimes heartbreaking story of families striving toward a better life in one of the twenty-first century's great, unequal cities. In this... (read more)

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Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through Spain and Its Silent Past
Ghosts of Spain: Travels Through Spain and Its Silent Past
by Giles Tremlett
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“Part modern social history, part travelogue, Ghosts of Spain is held together by elegant first-person prose…an invaluable book…[that] has become something of a bible for those of us extranjeros who have chosen to live in Spain. A country... (read more)

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King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
King Leopold's Ghost: A Story of Greed, Terror, and Heroism in Colonial Africa
by Adam Hochschild
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In the 1880s, as the European powers were carving up Africa, King Leopold II of Belgium seized for himself the vast and mostly unexplored territory surrounding the Congo River. Carrying out a genocidal plundering of the Congo, he looted its rubber... (read more)

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Korea: The Impossible Country
Korea: The Impossible Country
by Daniel Tudor
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South Korea's amazing rise from the ashes: the inside story of an economic, political, and cultural phenomenon Long overshadowed by Japan and China, South Korea is a small country that happens to be one of the great national success stories of the... (read more)

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Life in a Medieval City
Life in a Medieval City
by Joseph Gies
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 246-261) and index.... (read more)

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The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin
The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin
by Masha Gessen
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Early in the morning of February 21, 2012, five young women entered the enormous Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, took off their overcoats to expose neon dresses, tights, and balaclavas, climbed up on the dais and began to perform a “punk... (read more)

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