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  • A True History of the United States

    Indigenous Genocide, Racialized Slavery, Hyper-Capitalism, Militarist Imperialism and Other Overlooked Aspects of American Exceptionalism

    Series series Truth to Power
    A US Army veteran and West Point history professor delivers a “must-read” for anyone “seeking a firm grasp of accurate American history” (Kirkus).“A US history study guide like no other . . . offers profound insights and challenges the standard US history narrative.” —Roxanne Dunbar-OrtizIn this brilliant, readable, and raw revisionist history, Major (ret.) Danny Sjursen challenges us to think ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • Hillbilly Elegy

    A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis

    by J. D. Vance ...
    Hillbilly Elegyrecounts J.D. Vance’s powerful origin story….From a former marine and Yale Law School graduate now serving as a U.S. Senator from Ohio and the Republican Vice Presidential candidate for the 2024 election, an incisive account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America’s white working class.THE#1 NEW YORK TIMES</em... ... Read more

    $13.49 USD

  • U.S. History 101

    Historic Events, Key People, Important Locations, and More!

    Series series Adams 101
    Perfect for readers of all ages, U.S. History 101 is a fact-filled and riveting introduction to the most important political events and figures from the last 300 years of our nation’s history.The stories of politicos and historic events are often turned into snooze-worthy lectures that even Benjamin Franklin would reject. This guide cuts out all the boring details and instead provides you with a ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Last Honest Man

    The CIA, the FBI, the Mafia, and the Kennedys—and One Senator's Fight to Save Democracy

    by James Risen ...
    In this “gripping . . . spectacular piece of reporting” (Ken Burns), a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist examines Senator Frank Church, the man at the center of numerous investigations into the abuses of power within the American government.For decades now, America’s national security state has grown ever bigger, ever more secretive and powerful, and ever more abusive. Only once did someone manage ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Be a Revolution

    How Everyday People Are Fighting Oppression and Changing the World—and How You Can, Too

    by Ijeoma Oluo ...
    NATIONAL BESTSELLERFrom the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of So You Want to Talk About Race and Mediocre, an eye-opening and galvanizing look at the current state of anti-racist activism across America.In the #1 New York Times bestseller So You Want To Talk About Race, Ijeoma Oluo offered a vital guide for how to talk about important issues of race and racism in society. In Mediocre: T... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $3.99 USD

  • The Day Freedom Died

    The Colfax Massacre, the Supreme Court, and the Betrayal of Reconstruction

    by Charles Lane ...
    The untold story of the massacre of a Southern town’s freedmen and a white lawyer’s battle to bring the killers to justice: “Riveting.” —The New York Times Book ReviewFollowing the Civil War, Colfax, Louisiana, was a town, like many, where African Americans and whites mingled uneasily. But on April 13, 1873, a small army of white ex–Confederate soldiers, enraged after attempts by freedmen to ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Awakenings

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    The classic account of survivors of the sleeping-sickness during the great epidemic just after World War I—and their return to the world after decades of “sleep.” • From the distinguished neurologist and the bestselling author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat“One of the most beautifully composed and moving works of our time." —The Washington Post*Awakenings—*which inspired the major moti. ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • White Trash

    The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America

    **The New York Times bestsellerA New York Times Notable and Critics’ Top Book of 2016Longlisted for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for NonfictionOne of NPR's 10 Best Books Of 2016 Faced Tough Topics Head OnNPR's Book Concierge Guide To 2016’s Great ReadsSan Francisco Chronicle's Best of 2016: 100 recommended booksA Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2016Globe & Mail 100 Best of 2016 ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

    An Indian History of the American West

    by Dee Brown ...
    Dee Brown’s powerful and unforgettable classic that awakened the world to the nineteenth-century decimation of American Indian tribesFirst published in 1970, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee generated shockwaves with its frank and heartbreaking depiction of the systematic annihilation of American Indian tribes across the western frontier. In this nonfiction account, Dee Brown focuses on the betrayals ... Read more

    $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Reconstruction Updated Edition

    America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-18

    by Eric Foner ...
    From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" (New York Times Book Review), the prize-winning classic work on the post-Civil War period that shaped modern America.Eric Foner's "masterful treatment of one of the most complex periods of American history" (New Republic) redefined how the post-Civil War period was viewed.Reconstruction chronicles the way in which Americans—black and white ... Read more

    $18.49 USD $1.99 USD

  • Edison's Ghosts

    The Untold Weirdness of History's Greatest Geniuses

    **Publishers Weekly Best Summer ReadsOverturn everything you knew about history’s greatest minds in this raucous and hilarious book, where it turns out there's a finer line between "genius" and "idiot" than we've previously known.**“As Albert Einstein almost certainly never said, everyone is a genius – but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Patriots

    The Men Who Started the American Revolution

    This vivid history recounts “the winning of the American Revolution in all its glory, gore, and mortal frailty” (Los Angeles Times).With meticulous research and page-turning suspense, Patriots brings to life the American Revolution—the battles, the treacheries, and the dynamic personalities of the men who forged our freedom.George Washington, John Adams, Samuel Adams, Ben Franklin, Thomas ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Bookshop

    A History of the American Bookstore

    by Evan Friss ...
    **"It is a delight to wander through the bookstores of American history in this warm, generous book."—Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author and owner of Books Are MagicAn affectionate and engaging history of the American bookstore and its central place in American cultural life, from department stores to indies, from highbrow dealers trading in first editions to sidewalk vendors, and from ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

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  • Ask Not

    The Kennedys and the Women They Destroyed

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER | #1 SUNDAY TIMES (UK) BESTSELLER"The must-read book of the summer" (Megyn Kelly) from New York Times bestseller Maureen Callahan: a "harrowing, incendiary" exposé of the real Kennedy Curse—the family’s generations-long legacy of misogyny, murder, and mayhem (Karen Abbott).The Kennedy name has long been synonymous with wealth, power, glam... ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Only Plane in the Sky

    An Oral History of 9/11

    A panoramic history of 9/11 capturing voices from the front lines: “This is history at its most immediate and moving . . . A marvelous and memorable book.” —Jon MeachamThe terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, were a traumatic turning point in American history. In The Only Plane in the Sky, Garrett Graff tells the story of that terrible day through the words of those who lived it. Drawing on ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • A People's History of the United States

    by Howard Zinn ...
    THE CLASSIC NATIONAL BESTSELLER"A wonderful, splendid book—a book that should be read by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future." –Howard FastHistorian Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States chronicles American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official narrative taught in schools—with its ... Read more

    $12.49 USD

  • Beyond Band of Brothers

    The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters

    **“Tells the tales left untold by Stephen Ambrose, whose Band of Brothers was the inspiration for the HBO miniseries...laced with Winters’s soldierly exaltations of pride in his comrades’ bravery.”—Publishers WeeklyLook for the Band of Brothers miniseries, now available to stream on Netflix!**They were called Easy Company—but their mission was never easy. Immortalized as the Band of Brothers, they ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • What Unites Us

    Reflections on Patriotism

    Now featured in the Netflix documentary "Rather", legendary journalist Dan Rather writes with passion and integrity about what it means to be American, especially during these fractured times, in his resonant New York Times bestseller.“A tonic for our times . . . Rather's writing shows why he has won the admiration of a new generation. In these essays, he gives voice to the marginalized and rips ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Gatekeepers

    How the White House Chiefs of Staff Define Every Presidency

    by Chris Whipple ...
    Now with a new chapter on the chaos in the Trump administration, the first in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the White House Chiefs of Staff, whose actions—and inactions—have defined the course of our country.What do Dick Cheney and Rahm Emanuel have in common? Aside from polarizing personalities, both served as chief of staff to the president of the United States—as did Donald Rumsfeld, Leon ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Killers of the Flower Moon

    The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

    by David Grann ...
    **#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A twisting, haunting true-life murder mystery about one of the most monstrous crimes in American history, from the author of The Wager and The Lost City of Z, “one of the preeminent adventure and true-crime writers working today."—New York Magazine • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NOW A MARTIN SCORSESE PICTURE“A shocking whodunit…What more could fans of true-crime ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Comanche Empire

    Series series The Lamar Series in Western History
    A groundbreaking history of the rise and decline of the vast and imposing Native American empire.In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, a Native American empire rose to dominate the fiercely contested lands of the American Southwest, the southern Great Plains, and northern Mexico. This powerful empire, built by the Comanche Indians, eclipsed its various European rivals in military ... Read more

    $1.99 USD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams

    by Stacy Schiff ...
    This "glorious" revelatory biography from a Pulitzer Prize winner is about the most essential Founding Father (Ron Chernow)—the one who stood behind the change in thinking that produced the American Revolution.Thomas Jefferson asserted that if there was any leader of the Revolution, “Samuel Adams was the man.” With high-minded ideals and bare-knuckle tactics, Adams led what could be called the ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Deep State Encyclopedia

    Exposing the Cabal's Playbook

    Our country is being attacked from within. The past several years showed us that the shadow government seeks to assert absolute control over the human cattle, but what if we could stop them? What if we could take away the cabal’s power by exposing their entire playbook?Uncover the hidden web of power and influence that shapes our world with The Deep State Encyclopedia. Delve into the secrets of ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Three-Cornered War

    The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West

    Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in HistoryA dramatic, riveting, and “fresh look at a region typically obscured in accounts of the Civil War. American history buffs will relish this entertaining and eye-opening portrait” (Publishers Weekly).Megan Kate Nelson “expands our understanding of how the Civil War affected Indigenous peoples and helped to shape the nation” (Library Journal, starred review), ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $4.99 USD