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  • Between Two Kings

    A Sequel to The Three Musketeers

    For years d’Artagnan shared his adventures with his three comrades—Athos, Porthos, and Aramis—but now, in Between Two Kings, the First Musketeer returns to the forefront. This is truly d’Artagnan’s novel, bringing to a dramatic climax the story that began when he first arrived in Paris thirty years earlier in The Three Musketeers.This brand-new translation of Between Two Kings immediately picks up ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • The Imposter's War

    The Press, Propaganda, and the Battle for the Minds of America

    The shocking history of the espionage and infiltration of American media during WWI and the man who exposed it. A man who was not who he claimed to be...Russia was not the first foreign power to subvert American popular opinion from inside. In the lead-up to America’s entry into the First World War, Germany spent the modern equivalent of one billion dollars to infiltrate American media, industry, ... Read more

    $18.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • The Hidden Lives of Tudor Women

    A Social History

    The turbulent Tudor Age never fails to capture the imagination. But what was it truly like to be a woman during this era?The Tudor period conjures up images of queens and noblewomen in elaborate court dress; of palace intrigue and dramatic politics. But if you were a woman, it was also a time when death during childbirth was rife; when marriage was usually a legal contract, not a matter for love, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Blood and Iron

    The Rise and Fall of the German Empire

    by Katja Hoyer ...
    In this vivid fifty-year history of Germany from 1871-1918—which inspired events that forever changed the European continent—here is the story of the Second Reich from its violent beginnings and rise to power to its calamitous defeat in the First World War.Before 1871, Germany was not yet nation but simply an idea.Its founder, Otto von Bismarck, had a formidable task at hand. How would he bring ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • A Natural History of Color

    The Science Behind What We See and How We See it

    by Rob DeSalle ...
    A star curator at the American Museum of Natural History widens the palette and shows how the physical, natural, and cultural context of color are inextricably tied to what we see right before our eyes.Is color a phenomenon of science or a thing of art? Over the years, color has dazzled, enhanced, and clarified the world we see, embraced through the experimental palettes of painting, the advent of ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Browsings

    by Michael Dirda ...
    Pulitzer Prize-winning critic Michael Dirda has been hailed as "the best-read person in America" (The Paris Review) and "the best book critic in America" (The New York Observer). His latest volume collects fifty of his witty and wide-ranging reflections on a life in literature. Reaching from the classics to the post-moderns, his allusions dance from Samuel Johnson, Ralph Waldo Emerson and M. F. K. ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Everest 1922

    The Epic Story of the First Attempt on the World's Highest Mountain

    by Mick Conefrey ...
    The dramatic and inspiring account of the very first attempt to climb Mount Everest, published to coincide with the centenary of the expedition of 1922.The first attempt on Everest in 1922 by George Leigh Mallory and a British team is an extraordinary story full of controversy, drama, and incident, populated by a set of larger-than-life characters straight out of an adventure novel.The expedition ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • The Myth of Surrender

    What if the most important decision of your life was not yours to make? This vivid and powerful novel follows two women whose paths intersect at a maternity home in the "Baby Scoop Era."In 1960, free-spirited Doreen is a recent high-school grad and waitress in a Chicago diner. She doesn't know Margie, sixteen and bookish, who lives a sheltered suburban life, but they soon meet when unplanned ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Ghost Empire

    A Journey to the Legendary Constantinople

    "A brilliant reconstruction of the saga of power, glory, and invasion that is the one-thousand year story of Constantinople. A truly marvelous book." —Simon WinchesterGhost Empire is a rare treasure—an utterly captivating blend of the historical and the contemporary, narrated by a master storyteller. The story is a revelation: a beautifully written ode to a lost civilization combined with a warmly ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Business of Tomorrow

    The Visionary Life of Harry Guggenheim: From Aviation and Rocketry to the Creation of an Art Dynasty

    by Dirk Smillie ...
    A veteran Forbes journalist brings to life the brilliant and complex Harry Guggenheim in the first-ever biography on this groundbreaking American figure.At the turn of the last century, the Guggenheim family ran the most powerful mining conglomerate on earth. Decades later came the Guggenheim museum, which became the hub of the world’s most powerful art brand. In between, the Guggenheim name was ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Travelers in the Third Reich

    by Julia Boyd ...
    Travelers in the Third Reich is an extraordinary history of the rise of the Nazis based on fascinating first-hand accounts, drawing together a multitude of voices and stories, including politicians, musicians, diplomats, schoolchildren, communists, scholars, athletes, poets, fascists, artists, tourists, and even celebrities like Charles Lindbergh and Samuel Beckett. Their experiences create a ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Traitor King

    The Scandalous Exile of the Duke & Duchess of Windsor

    by Andrew Lownie ...
    Drawing upon newly released archives, bestselling biographer Andrew Lownie tells the story of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor's glittering lives after Edward abdicated the throne—a world that was riddled with treachery and betrayal.11 December 1936. The King of England, Edward VIII, has given up his crown, foregoing his duty for the love of Wallis Simpson, an American divorcée. Their courtship has ... Read more

    $20.99 USD