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  • 1967

    The Year of Fire and Ice

    by Victor Brooks ...
    Blazing hot meets icy cool in a momentous year in US historyOn New Year’s Day in 1967, the 200 million Americans who lived in the United States were about to experience a fascinating, exciting, and sometimes bewildering twelve months that for many formed an iconic portion of their lives. Despite the fact that the coming year produced no Black Friday, Pearl Harbor, or 9/11 attack, the nation still ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Dwelling Place

    A Plantation Epic

    Winner of the Bancroft Prize. “[A] beautifully conceived and penetrating book . . . one of the finest studies of American slavery ever written.”—The New RepublicPublished some thirty years ago, Robert Manson Myers’s Children of Pride: The True Story of Georgia and the Civil War won the National Book Award in history and went on to become a classic reference on America’s slaveholding South. That ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Nightcap at Dawn

    American Soldiers' Counterinsurgency in Iraq

    by J. B. Walker ...
    A group of U.S. soldiers emailed their observations and experiences from Iraq and their candid opinions on fighting an insurgency. This book is the result. This startling collection of emails is a thoughtful and compelling narrative that carries the reader from the alleys and city streets to the homes of long-suffering Iraqis, and from the soldiers’ concrete bunkers to the majestic” army base. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Lies They Teach in School

    Exposing the Myths Behind 250 Commonly Believed Fallacies

    by Herb W. Reich ...
    It is a cliché that history is written by the victors, but what we accept as history is replete with stories of great men and events that either never happened or didn’t happen the way we were told they did. Such items are taught in schools. They are passed down to us by our families and friends and have become part of our shared cultural knowledge. And they are wrong. Touching on a number of ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Nuclear Folly

    A New History of the Cuban Missile Crisis

    by Serhii Plokhy ...
    ***Shortlisted for the Duke of Wellington Medal for Military History*'An enthralling account of a pivotal moment in modern history. . . replete with startling revelations about the deception and mutual suspicion that brought the US and Soviet Union to the brink of Armageddon in October 1962' Martin Chilton, IndependentThe definitive new history of the Cuban Missile Crisis from the author of ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • American Psychosis

    A Historical Investigation of How the Republican Party Went Crazy

    by David Corn ...
    #1 New York Times bestselling author and investigative reporter David Corn tells the wild and harrowing story of the Republican Party’s decades-long relationship with far-right extremism, bigotry, and paranoia.A fast-paced, rollicking, behind-the-scenes account of how the GOP since the 1950s has encouraged and exploited extremism, bigotry, and paranoia to gain power, American Psychosis offers ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD $23.99 AUD

  • The Wealth of Nations

    by Adam Smith ...
    Adam Smith’s masterpiece, first published in 1776, is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern capitalism. Written in clear and incisive prose, The Wealth of Nations articulates the concepts indispensable to an understanding of contemporary society; and Robert Reich’s Introduction both clarifies Smith ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • American Ulysses

    A Life of Ulysses S. Grant

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of A. Lincoln, a major new biography of one of America’s greatest generals—and most misunderstood presidentsWinner of the William Henry Seward Award for Excellence in Civil War Biography • Finalist for the Gilder-Lehrman Military History Book PrizeIn his time, Ulysses S. Grant was routinely grouped with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in the ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • Bitter Fruit

    The Story of the American Coup in Guatemala, Revised and Expanded

    series David Rockefeller Center series on Latin American studies, Harvard University ;
    Bitter Fruit is a comprehensive and insightful account of the CIA operation to overthrow the democratically elected government of Jacobo Arbenz of Guatemala in 1954. First published in 1982, this book has become a classic, a textbook case of the relationship between the United States and the Third World. The authors make extensive use of U.S. government documents and interviews with former CIA and ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD

  • The Mysterious Double Death of Honey Black

    A time-hop crime mystery set in the Golden Age of Hollywood

    by Lisa Hall ...
    Book 1 - The Hotel Hollywood Mysteries
    'Glamorous, compelling and completely addictive, this sparkling page-turner is a total joy to read' B.P. WalterYou know she has been murdered. Can you stop it happening twice?Two very different lives…It is 2019 and Lily Jones is living her dream in LA. Sort of. It hasn’t quite turned out as she planned and instead of working as a movie producer, she is cleaning at the prestigious Beverly Hills ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • An Echo in the Bone

    Outlander Novel 7

    Book 7 - Outlander
    THE TRIUMPHANT SEVENTH NOVEL IN THE MULTI-MILLION BESTSELLING OUTLANDER SERIES.The year is 1777. The place, North Carolina. And as the American rebellion grows in intensity, Highlander Jamie Fraser and his wife Claire need to decide which side their family is going to be on.The choice should be an easy one, given that Claire was born in the twentieth century and has already seen the future - in ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a Nation

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe “paradigm-influencing” book (Christianity Today) that is fundamentally transforming our understanding of white evangelicalism in America.Jesus and John Wayne is a sweeping, revisionist history of the last seventy-five years of white evangelicalism, revealing how evangelicals have worked to replace the Jesus of the Gospels with an idol of rugged masculinity and ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Tschiffely’s Ride

    Ten Thousand Miles in the Saddle from Southern Cross to Pole Star

    THE UNDISPUTED CLASSIC OF EQUINE ADVENTUREIn the early 1920s, a peaceful Swiss schoolteacher accomplished one of the most extraordinary equestrian journeys in history: Aimé Tschiffely and his two trusty steeds, Mancha and Gato, traveled the incredible distance of ten thousand miles between Buenos Aires and New York.Tschiffely’s Ride recounts the dramatic story of that daring journey. Along the ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Killing the Witches

    The Horror of Salem, Massachusetts

    series Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series
    With over 19 million copies in print and a remarkable record of #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestsellers, Bill O'Reilly's Killing series is the most popular series of narrative histories in the world.Killing the Witches revisits one of the most frightening and inexplicable episodes in American history: the events of 1692 and 1693 in Salem Village, ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Vanderbilt

    The Rise and Fall of an American Dynasty

    New York Times bestselling author and journalist Anderson Cooper teams with New York Times bestselling historian and novelist Katherine Howe to chronicle the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty—his mother’s family, the Vanderbilts.One of the Washington Post's Notable Works of Nonfiction of 2021When eleven-year-old Cornelius Vanderbilt began to work on his father’s small boat ferrying ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Abraham Lincoln

    The American Presidents Series: The 16th President, 1861-1865

    series The American Presidents
    America's greatest president, who rose to power in the country's greatest hour of need and whose vision saw the United States through the Civil WarAbraham Lincoln towers above the others who have held the office of president—the icon of greatness, the pillar of strength whose words bound up the nation's wounds. His presidency is the hinge on which American history pivots, the time when the young ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Good Day Sunshine State

    How the Beatles Rocked Florida

    by Bob Kealing ...
    series Co-published with Florida Humanities
    The musical and cultural impact of the Fab Four in FloridaIn 1964, Beatlemania flooded the United States. The Beatles appeared live on the Ed Sullivan Show and embarked on their first tour of North America—and they spent more time in Florida than anywhere else. Good Day Sunshine State dives into this momentous time and place, exploring the band’s seismic influence on the people and culture of the ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Chaos at Carnegie Hall

    The start of a BRAND NEW cozy mystery series from Kelly Oliver

    by Kelly Oliver ...
    Book 1 - A Fiona Figg & Kitty Lane Mystery
    "The perfect wartime spy; Fiona Figg is smart, sneaky, and full of surprises… A fun whodunit that will keep you turning the pages!” Cathi Stoler, author of The Murder On The Rocks Mysteries.**'A fun, mix of whodunnit and thriller set amid American high society' T. A. Williams'Fast-paced, tongue-in-cheek spy romp. Enjoy the ride' Frances Evesham**Can Fiona catch a killer and find a decent cup of ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Lone Assassin

    The Epic True Story of the Man Who Almost Killed Hilter

    by Helmut Ortner ...
    Translated by Ross Benjamin ...
    Living as a carpenter who had spent time working in a watch factory, Georg Elser was just an ordinary member of society living in Munich. That is, however, until he took it upon himself to attempt to assassinate the Führer, Adolph Hitler. Being a common man who opposed the Nazi regime, Elser took the skills from his craft and worked to assemble his own bomb detonator. Every night, he snuck out to ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • Mountain Man Skills

    Hunting, Trapping, Woodwork, and More

    Crafts and Skills of the Mountain Man is a fascinating, practical guide to the skills that have made the mountain men famous worldwide as outdoorsmen and craftsmen. Readers can replicate outdoor living by trying a hand at making rafts and canoes, constructing tools, and living off the land.Learn key skills like:Building a strong fire.Learning to hunt and butcher your meals.Creating a safe and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $1.99 AUD

  • John Brown's Spy

    The Adventurous Life and Tragic Confession of John E. Cook

    by Steven Lubet ...
    A “compulsively readable” account of the fugitive who betrayed John Brown after the bloody abolitionist raid on Harper’s Ferry (Booklist, starred review).John Brown’s Spy tells the nearly unknown story of John E. Cook, the person John Brown trusted most with the details of his plans to capture the Harper’s Ferry armory in 1859. Cook was a poet, a marksman, a boaster, a dandy, a fighter, and a ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Widow of the South

    by Robert Hicks ...
    Tennessee, 1864. On a late autumn day, near a little town called Franklin, 10,000 men will soon lie dead or dying in a battle that will change many lives for ever. None will be more changed than Carrie McGavock, who finds her home taken over by the Confederate army and turned into a field hospital. Taking charge, she finds the courage to face up to the horrors around her and, in doing so, finds a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Siege

    Trump Under Fire

    by Michael Wolff ...
    Michael Wolff, author of the bombshell bestseller Fire and Fury, once again takes us inside the Trump presidency to reveal a White House under siege.Just one year into Donald Trump's term as president, Michael Wolff told the electrifying story of a White House consumed by controversy, chaos and intense rivalries. Fire and Fury, an instant sensation, defined the first phase of the Trump ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Crazy Horse and Custer

    The Parallel Lives of Two American Warriors

    A New York Times bestseller from the author of Band of Brothers: The biography of two fighters forever linked by history and the battle at Little Bighorn.On the sparkling morning of June 25, 1876, 611 men of the United States 7th Cavalry rode toward the banks of Little Bighorn in the Montana Territory, where three thousand Indians stood waiting for battle. The lives of two great warriors would ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus