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Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City
Meet Me in Atlantis: My Obsessive Quest to Find the Sunken City
by Mark Adams
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With wit and infectious curiosity, Mark Adams takes us on a journey to find Atlantis. He sifts through the evidence, the contradictions, the wild claims of fellow obsessives. What he unearths are the rich jewels of history and lore, as he pays tribute to... (read more)

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My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind
My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind
by Scott Stossel
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Both a memoir and a far-reaching exploration of anxiety's many facets. Stossel fearlessly illuminates his experiences with anxiety and his attempts to manage it, all while providing a fascinating account of anxiety throughout history, touching on... (read more)

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Then They Came for Me: 118 Days in Iran's Most Notorious Prison. Maziar Bahari, Aimee Molloy
Then They Came for Me: 118 Days in Iran's Most Notorious Prison. Maziar Bahari, Aimee Molloy
by Maziar Bahari
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When Maziar Bahari left London in June 2009 to cover Iran's presidential election, he assured his pregnant fiancee, Paola, that he'd be back in just a few days, a week at most. Little did he know, as he kissed her good-bye, that he would spend the next... (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 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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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
by Dorothy Wickenden
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The acclaimed and captivating true story of two restless society girls who left their affluent lives to and#8220;rough itand#8221; as teachers in the wilds of Colorado in 1916.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In the summer of 1916, Dorothy Woodruff and... (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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A House in the Sky: A Memoir
A House in the Sky: A Memoir
by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett
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The spectacularly dramatic memoir of a woman whose curiosity about the world led her from rural Canada to imperiled and dangerous countries on every continent, and then into fifteen months of harrowing captivity in Somalia — a story of courage... (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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The story of three generations in twentieth-century China that blends the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness historyand#8212;a bestselling classic in thirty languages with more than ten million copies sold around the world, now with... (read more)

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Notes to the Future: Words of Wisdom
Notes to the Future: Words of Wisdom
by Nelson Mandela
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andlt;Bandgt;andlt;Iandgt;and#8220;The book that you hold in your hands is nothing short of a miracle.and#8221; and#8212;Desmond Tutu, from the Introductionandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The authorized record of Nelson... (read more)

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Robespierre: A Revolutionary Life
Robespierre: A Revolutionary Life
by Peter Mcphee
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For some historians and biographers, Maximilien Robespierre (1758and#8211;94) was a great revolutionary martyr who succeeded in leading the French Republic to safety in the face of overwhelming military odds. For many others, he was the first modern... (read more)

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The Men Who Would Be King: The Courtships of Queen Elizabeth I
The Men Who Would Be King: The Courtships of Queen Elizabeth I
by Josephine Ross
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Courting the Virgin Queen For more than half a century, Elizabeth I was pursued by kings, princes, and nobles from across Europe. During the marriage negotiations, romance blended with diplomacy as suitor after suitor endeavored to ally himself with her... (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 Rastafarians
The Rastafarians
by Leonard E Barrett
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The classic work on the history and beliefs of the Rastafarians, whose roots of protest go back to the seventeenth-century maroon societies of escaped slaves in Jamaica. Based on an extensive study of the Rastafarians, their history, their ideology, and... (read more)

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Wildflower: An Extraordinary Life and Mysterious Death in Africa
Wildflower: An Extraordinary Life and Mysterious Death in Africa
by Mark Seal
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Wildflower is a compelling work of narrative nonfiction in which the shocking death of a dedicated environmentalist becomes a broader story of a beautiful, breathtaking country in peril. In January 2006, Joan Root, a sixty-nine-year-old naturalist, Oscar-... (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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Divine Fury: A History of Genius
Divine Fury: A History of Genius
by Darrin M Mcmahon
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Genius. With hints of madness and mystery, moral license and visionary force, the word suggests an almost otherworldly power: the power to create, to divine the secrets of the universe, even to destroy. Yet the notion of genius has been diluted in recent... (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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In the last six years, more than eighty thousand people have been killed in the Mexican drug war, and drug trafficking there is a multibillion-dollar business. In a country where the powerful are rarely scrutinized, noted Mexican American journalist... (read more)

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Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China (P.S.)
Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China (P.S.)
by Peter Hessler
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From the acclaimed author of River Town comes a rare portrait, both intimate and epic, of twenty-first-century China as it opens its doors to the outside world.... (read more)

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The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe (P.S.)
The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe (P.S.)
by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
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"We're far more accustomed to—and comfortable with—seeing women portrayed as victims of war who deserve our sympathy rather than as resilient survivors who demand our respect…"  Former ABC journalist Gayle Tzemach Lemmon... (read more)

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