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Arnhem

by Iain Ballantyne & Ralph Lister Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

"It was a bridge too far, and perhaps the whole plan was doomed to failure from the start, but we had to try, didn't we?"

September 17, 1944: 30,000 airborne soldiers prepare to drop sixty-four miles behind enemy...


But Not in Shame

by John Toland & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

December 7, 1941--at exactly 7:55 a.m. on a seemingly peaceful Sunday morning, the United States was plunged into the greatest war in history!

What were the events which determined the Pearl Harbor catastrophe?...


A Native's Return, 1945-1988

by William L. Shirer & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

The prominent journalist, historian, and author--an eyewitness to some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century--tells the story of his final years.

In this last book of a three-volume series, William...


The Last President of Europe

by William Drozdiak & Paul Hodgson Public Affairs (April 28, 2020)

A revelatory examination of the global impact of Emmanuel Macron's tumultuous presidency

A political novice leading a brand new party, in 2017 Emmanuel Macron swept away traditional political forces and emerged...


War Fever

by Randy Roberts, Johnny Smith & Craig A. Hart Basic Books (March 24, 2020)

A vivid portrait of Boston in the throes of World War I, and three men whose lives were forever changed by it

In the fall of 1918, a fever gripped Boston. The streets emptied as paranoia about the deadly Spanish...


The Nile

by Toby Wilkinson & Peter Ganim Blackstone Publishing (May 05, 2020)

The Nile, like all of Egypt, is both timeless and ever-changing. In these pages, renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson takes us on a journey downriver that is both history and travelogue. We begin at the First...


Flames in the Field

by Rita Kramer & Kate Reading Blackstone Publishing (May 05, 2020)

This is the true story of four brave women secretly sent into the darkness of Nazi-occupied France to carry out Winston Churchill's plan to "set Europe ablaze." Caught in a web of deception surrounding the preparations...


Man of Tomorrow

by Jim Newton Little, Brown (May 12, 2020)

Visionary. Iconoclast. Political Survivor. The extraordinary story of the life and political career of Governor Jerry Brown.

Jerry Brown is no ordinary politician. Like his state, he is eclectic, brilliant, unpredictable...


Crucible of Hell

by Saul David & William Roberts Hachette Books (May 05, 2020)

From the award-winning historian, Saul David, the riveting narrative of the heroic US troops, bonded by the brotherhood and sacrifice of war, who overcame enormous casualties to pull off the toughest invasion...


The Jakarta Method

by Vincent Bevins & Tim Paige Public Affairs (May 19, 2020)

The hidden story of the wanton slaughter - in Indonesia, Latin America, and around the world - backed by the United States.

In 1965, the U.S. government helped the Indonesian military kill approximately one million...


Captured by History

by John Toland & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (April 28, 2020)

Captured by History is an autobiography like none other, for few historians have interviewed as many men and women who helped shape the most momentous events of our century than John Toland. Here, for the first...


It Wasn't about Slavery

by Samuel W. Mitcham & John McLain Blackstone Publishing (April 14, 2020)

Was the Civil War really about slavery? Or was it a war fought over money? Civil War historian Samuel W. Mitcham Jr. (Vicksburg, Bust Hell Wide Open) opens his fascinating new book, It Wasn't About Slavery,...


The Broken Heart of America

by Walter Johnson & Jamie Renell Basic Books (April 14, 2020)

A searing portrait of the racial dynamics that lie inescapably at the heart of our nation, told through the turbulent history of the city of St. Louis.

From Lewis and Clark's 1804 expedition to the 2014 uprising...


The Art of War

by Sun Tzu, Gabra Zackman & Michael Nylan Blackstone Publishing (April 07, 2020)

For the first time in any modern language, a female scholar and translator reimagines The Art of War.

Sun Tzu's ancient book of strategy and psychology has as much to tell us today as when it was first written...


The Victory Machine

by Ethan Sherwood Strauss Public Affairs (April 14, 2020)

From a top NBA reporter, a look at the fast-moving, deal-making, often brutal world that built an NBA dynasty--the Golden State Warriors--and now perhaps threatens to break it apart.The Golden State Warriors...


"Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself"

by Florian Huber, Sam Peter Jackson & Imogen Taylor Little, Brown Spark (March 10, 2020)

The extraordinary story of how thousands of ordinary Germans, overcome by shame, guilt, and fear, killed themselves after the fall of the Third Reich

By the end of April 1945 in Germany, the Third Reich had fallen...


Hitler's First Hundred Days

by Peter Fritzsche & Jim Seybert Basic Books (March 17, 2020)

The breathtaking rise of Hitler in 1933 -- and the making of the Nazis

Amid the ravages of economic depression, Germans in the early 1930s were pulled to political extremes both left and right. Then, in the spring...


Natural Rivals

by John Clayton & Richard Powers Blackstone Publishing (February 25, 2020)

This dynamic examination traces the lives of two of the most influential figures and their dueling approaches on America's natural landscape.

John Muir, the most famous naturalist in American history, protected...


Sutherland Springs

by Joe Holley Hachette Books (March 17, 2020)

One part Columbine, one part God Save Texas, Joe Holley's riveting, compassionate book examines the 2017 mass shooting at a church in a small Texas town, revealing the struggles and triumphs of these fellow...


Bloody Okinawa

by Joseph Wheelan & George Newbern Da Capo Press (March 03, 2020)

A stirring narrative of World War II's final major battle--the Pacific war's largest, bloodiest, most savagely fought campaign--the last of its kind. On Easter Sunday, April 1, 1945, more than 184,000 US troops...


Policing the Open Road

by Sarah A. Seo & Nancy Wu Blackstone Publishing (February 18, 2020)

How the rise of the car, the symbol of American personal freedom, inadvertently led to ever more intrusive policing-with disastrous consequences for racial equality in our criminal justice system.

When Americans...


The Black Man on the Titanic

by Serge Bilé & Mirron Willis Blackstone Publishing (February 18, 2020)

Joseph Laroche was an anomaly among the passengers of the Titanic. He was exceptionally well-educated in a time when few black men had access to an education-and when even fewer were able to travel on a luxurious...


(Not Quite) Mastering the Art of French Living

Eye of the Tiger

by John Edmund Delezen & David Marantz Blackstone Publishing (February 11, 2020)

"We live together under the thick canopy, each searching for the other; the same leeches and mosquitoes that feed on our blood feed on his blood." John Edmund Delezen felt a kinship with the people he was to...


The World Beneath Their Feet

by Scott Ellsworth Little, Brown (February 18, 2020)

One of the most compelling international dramas of the 20th century and an unforgettable saga of survival, technological innovation, and breathtaking human physical achievement-all set against the backdrop of...


Sparta’s First Attic War

In the Cauldron

by Lew Paper & Robertson Dean Blackstone Publishing (February 04, 2020)

This is not just another book about Pearl Harbor. It is the story of Joseph Grew, America's ambassador to Japan, and his frantic effort in the months before the Pearl Harbor attack to orchestrate an agreement...


Conversations in Black

by Ed Gordon, Phil Morris, Tracey Leigh & Zeno Robinson et al. Hachette Books (February 18, 2020)

Hard-hitting, thought-provoking, and inspiring, Conversations in Black offers sage wisdom for navigating race in a radically divisive America, and, with help from his mighty team of black intelligentsia, veteran...


American Demagogue

Empire of Mud

Codeword Overlord

Oblivion or Glory

Last Stop Auschwitz

by Eliazar de Wind, Robert Fass & David Colmer Grand Central Publishing (January 21, 2020)

Auschwitz survivor Eddy de Wind provides a minute-by-minute true account from his journal of fighting for his life at the largest extermination camp in Nazi Germany, with an award-winning translator.

"We know...


A Time to Build

by Yuval Levin & Ford Enlow Basic Books (January 21, 2020)

A leading conservative intellectual argues that to renew America we must recommit to our institutions

Americans are living through a social crisis. Our politics is polarized and bitterly divided. Culture wars...


The Kosher Capones

by Joe Kraus & Peter Berkrot Blackstone Publishing (January 14, 2020)

The Kosher Capones tells the fascinating story of Chicago's Jewish gangsters from Prohibition into the 1980s. Author Joe Kraus traces these gangsters through the lives, criminal careers, and conflicts of Benjamin...


The Hidden Nazi

by Dean Reuter, Colm Lowery, Keith Chester & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (January 07, 2020)

He's the worst Nazi war criminal you've never heard of

Sidekick to SS Chief Heinrich Himmler and supervisor of Nazi rocket scientist Wernher von Braun, General Hans Kammler was responsible for the construction...


Jefferson's White House

by James B. Conroy & Donald Corren Blackstone Publishing (January 14, 2020)

James B. Conroy, author of the award-winning Lincoln's White House, captures Jefferson's pivotal leadership role and the intrigues and ambitions of a deeply divided young nation.

As the first president to occupy...


The Europeans

by Orlando Figes & James Langton Blackstone Publishing (January 07, 2020)

From the "master of historical narrative" (Financial Times), a dazzling, richly detailed, panoramic work--the first to document the genesis of a continent-wide European culture

The nineteenth century in Europe...


Race of Aces

by John R. Bruning & Brian Troxell Hachette Books (January 14, 2020)

"Brings you into the cockpit of the lethal, fast-paced world of fighter pilots...Fascinating." -- Sara Vladic

"Extraordinary...A must-read." -- US Navy Captain Dan Pedersen

"A heart-pounding narrative of the courage,...


Walter Ralegh

by Alan Gallay & Paul Hodgson Basic Books (January 07, 2020)

From a Bancroft Prize-winning historian, a biography of the famed poet, courtier, and colonizer, showing how he laid the foundations of the English EmpireSir Walter Ralegh was a favorite of Queen Elizabeth....


A Game of Birds and Wolves

by Simon Parkin & Elliot Fitzpatrick Little, Brown (January 28, 2020)

The triumphant story of a group of young women who helped devised a winning strategy to defeat the Nazi U-boats and deliver a decisive victory in the Battle of the Atlantic

By 1941, Winston Churchill had come...