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1421: The Year China Discovered America (P.S.)
1421: The Year China Discovered America (P.S.)
by Gavin Menzies
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On March 8, 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from China to "proceed all the way to the ends of the earth to collect tribute from the barbarians beyond the seas." When the fleet returned home in October 1423, the emperor had fallen,... (read more)

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Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century
Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century
by Barbara W Tuchman
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Barbara W. Tuchman (1912–1989) achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmermann Telegram and international fame with The Guns of August—a huge bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Her other works include Bible and Sword, The... (read more)

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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women
Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women
by Geraldine Brooks
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Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood
by Alexandra Fuller
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In her 2001 debut, Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight, Alexandra Fuller recalled in vivid, often excruciating detail coming of age in Rhodesia as a long civil war raged in neighboring Mozambique and her own country slid down the violent path toward an... (read more)

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Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal
Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal
by Ben Macintyre
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“Ben Macintyres rollicking, spellbinding Agent Zigzag blends the spy-versus- spy machinations of John le Carré with the high farce of Evelyn Waugh.” —William Grimes, The New York Times A New York Times Notable Book of the... (read more)

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The Wars of the Roses
The Wars of the Roses
by Alison Weir
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Unnatural Murder: Poison At the Court Of James I
Unnatural Murder: Poison At the Court Of James I
by Anne Somerset
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Investigation into the events surrounding the death of a lord in the seventeenth century court of James I. "Unnatural Murder" was reprinted twice in hardback, so should do well in paperback.... (read more)

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The City of Falling Angels
The City of Falling Angels
by John Berendt
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Once again John Berendt proves he is a powerful magnet for eccentrics. With clever proficiency, Berendt depicts for readers a host of quirky characters, providing an exclusive glimpse into the Venice you won't see as a tourist. Gossipy yet wholly... (read more)

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The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust
The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust
by Edith H Beer
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Edith Hahn was an outspoken young woman in Vienna when the Gestapo forced her into a ghetto and then into a labor camp. When she returned home months later, she knew she would become a hunted woman and went underground. With the help of a Christian... (read more)

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Thunderstruck
Thunderstruck
by Erik Larson
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In this remarkable follow-up to his hit thriller Devil in the White City, Erik Larson applies his considerable skill to craft a story of invention and murder. A tightly written page-turner.... (read more)

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Night
Night
by Elie Wiesel
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This powerful and gripping novel explores what life in the secret annex might have been like for Peter Van Pels.  What it was like to be forced into hiding with Anne, first to hate her and then begin falling in love with her.To sit and... (read more)

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The Diary of a Young Girl
The Diary of a Young Girl
by Anne Frank
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Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has since become a world classic—a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. In 1942, with Nazis... (read more)

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How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World and Everything in It
How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe's Poorest Nation Created Our World and Everything in It
by Arthur Herman
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-452) and index.... (read more)

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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
by Ishmael Beah
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My new friends have begun to suspect I haven't told them the full story of my life. "Why did you leave Sierra Leone?" "Because there is a war." "You mean, you saw people running around with guns and shooting each other?" "Yes, all the time." "Cool." I... (read more)

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The First Crusade
The First Crusade
by Steven Runciman
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Whether the Crusades are regarded as the most romantic of Christian expeditions, or the last of the barbarian invasions, they remain one of the most exciting and colourful adventure stories in history. An army of mounted warriors, travelling with... (read more)

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How We Survived Communism & Even Laughed
How We Survived Communism & Even Laughed
by Slavenka Drakulic
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Hailed by feminists as one of the most important contributions to women's studies in the last decade, this gripping, beautifully written account describes the daily struggles of women under the Marxist regime in the former republic of Yugoslavia.... (read more)

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Saving Nelson Mandela: The Rivonia Trial and the Fate of South Africa (Pivotal Moments in World History)
Saving Nelson Mandela: The Rivonia Trial and the Fate of South Africa (Pivotal Moments in World History)
by Kenneth S Broun
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When South Africa's apartheid government charged Nelson Mandela with planning its overthrow in 1963, most observers feared that he would be sentenced to death. But the support he and his fellow activists in the African National Congress received during... (read more)

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The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Built a Village in the Forest, and Saved 1,200 Jews
The Bielski Brothers: The True Story of Three Men Who Defied the Nazis, Built a Village in the Forest, and Saved 1,200 Jews
by Peter Duffy
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In 1941, three brothers witnessed their parents and two other siblingsbeing led away to their eventual murders. It was a grim scene that would,of course, be repeated endlessly throughout the war. Instead of running orgiving in to despair, these brothers -... (read more)

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Diana: 1961-1997 Her True Story
Diana: 1961-1997 Her True Story
by Andrew Morton
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The sudden and tragic death of Princess Diana has caused the entire world to reflect on how much this singular woman meant to us all. From her fairy-tale courtship, her wedding to Prince Charles, and the birth of her two wonderful boys to the stunning... (read more)

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The Celts: Uncovering the Mythic and Historic Origins of Western Culture
The Celts: Uncovering the Mythic and Historic Origins of Western Culture
by Jean Markale
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While historians have tended to accord the Celts a place of minor significance in comparison to the Romans, The Celts firmly aligns the Celtic peoples as the primary European precedent to the Greco-Roman hegemony, restoring this culture to its true... (read more)

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