Defiance of the Patriots The Boston Tea Party and the Making of America

On the evening of December 16, 1773, a group of disguised Bostonians boarded three merchant ships and dumped more than forty-six tons of tea into Boston Harbor. The Boston Tea...

Manhattan Transfer

Considered by many to be John Dos Passos's greatest work, Manhattan Transfer is an "expressionistic picture of New York" (New York Times) in the 1920s that reveals the lives of...

The Rise And Fall Of D.o.d.o.: A Novel

From bestselling author Neal Stephenson and critically acclaimed historical and contemporary commercial novelist Nicole Galland comes a captivating and complex near-future...

Stanley Johnston's Blunder The Reporter Who Spilled the Secret Behind the U.S. Navy's Victory at Midway

In 1942 Stanley Johnston is embarked in the aircraft carrier USS Lexington during the Battle of the Coral Sea. In addition to recording the crew's doomed effort to save the ship,...

The Fury A Novel

Gillian Bellaver's family is one of the wealthiest in the world. Robin Sandza's father Peter is a government assassin. The two teenagers seem to have nothing in common. Yet they...

Thunder in the Mountains Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard, and the Nez Perce War

Oliver Otis Howard thought he was a man of destiny. Chosen to lead the Freedmen's Bureau after the Civil War, the Union Army general was entrusted with the era's most crucial...

The Leper Spy The Story of an Unlikely Hero of World War II

The GIs called her Joey. Hundreds owed their lives to the tiny Filipina who stashed explosives in spare tires, tracked Japanese troop movements, and smuggled maps of...

Reagan at Reykjavik

A dramatic account of the historic 1986 Reagan-Gorbachev summit in Iceland—the turning point in the Cold War—by Ken Adelman, Reagan's arms control director and a...

Winning Arguments

A lively and accessible guide to understanding rhetoric by the world class English and Law professor and bestselling author of How to Write a Sentence.Filled with the wit and...

Rendezvous with Death The Americans Who Joined the Foreign Legion in 1914 to Fight For France and For Civilization

Before America joined World War I, a small group of Americans volunteered for the French Foreign Legion to help defeat the Central Powers. Historian David Hanna profiles seven of...

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