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A Cool and Lonely Courage: The Untold Story of Sister Spies in Occupied France

by Susan Ottaway Little, Brown and Company (September 30, 2014)

The incredible true story of British special agents Eileen and Jacqueline Nearne, sisters who risked everything to fight for freedom during the Second World War.

When elderly recluse Eileen Nearne died, few...


The Rush: America's Fevered Quest for Fortune, 1848-1853

by Edward Dolnick Little, Brown and Company (August 12, 2014)

A riveting portrait of the Gold Rush, by the award-winning author of Down the Great Unknown and The Forger's Spell.

In the spring of 1848, rumors began to spread that gold had been discovered in a remote spot...


When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944

by Ronald C. Rosbottom Little, Brown and Company (August 05, 2014)

The spellbinding and revealing chronicle of Nazi-occupied Paris

On June 14, 1940, German tanks entered a silent and nearly deserted Paris. Eight days later, France accepted a humiliating defeat and foreign occupation....


American Spring: Lexington, Concord, and the Road to Revolution

by Walter R. Borneman Little, Brown and Company (May 06, 2014)

A vibrant new look at the American Revolution's first months, from the author of the bestseller The Admirals When we reflect on our nation's history, the American Revolution can feel almost like a foregone conclusion....


Blood Royal: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris

by Eric Jager Little, Brown and Company (February 25, 2014)

A riveting true story of murder and detection in 15th-century Paris, by one of the most brilliant medievalists of his generation.

On a chilly November night in 1407, Louis of Orleans was murdered by a band of...


Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America

by Annie Jacobsen Little, Brown and Company (February 11, 2014)

The explosive story of America's secret post-WWII science programs, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Area 51

In the chaos following World War II, the U.S. government faced many difficult decisions,...


The Death of a President: November 20-November 25, 1963

by William Manchester Little, Brown and Company (October 08, 2013)

William Manchester's epic and definitive account of President John F. Kennedy's assassination--now restored to print in a new paperback edition.

As the world still reeled from the tragic and historic events of...


A History of Food in 100 Recipes

by William Sitwell Little, Brown and Company (June 18, 2013)

A riveting narrative history of food as seen through 100 recipes, from ancient Egyptian bread to modernist cuisine.

We all love to eat, and most people have a favorite ingredient or dish. But how many of us know...


The Feud: The Hatfields and McCoys: The True Story

by Dean King Little, Brown and Company (May 14, 2013)

"Marvelous....THE FEUD is popular history as it ought to be written." ---Wall Street Journal

Nearly every American has heard of the Hatfields and the McCoys. The violent feud between these two families has become...


The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines

by Cate Lineberry Little, Brown and Company (May 07, 2013)

A #1 Wall Street Journal e-book bestseller!

"THE SECRET RESCUE combines all of the elements that draw us to WWII stories: the daring of The Guns of Navarone, the suspense of The Great Escape, and the bravery...


The Victory Season: The End of World War II and the Birth of Baseball's Golden Age

by Robert Weintraub Little, Brown and Company (April 02, 2013)

"Weintraub is a big-league storyteller .... He loads the bases with the kind of entertaining anecdotes, minutiae, and quotes that separate baseball-and baseball writing-from other sports." -- USA Today

In the...


The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott: Unseen Images from the Legendary Antarctic Expedition

by David M. Wilson Little, Brown and Company (January 16, 2012)

The myth of Scott of the Antarctic, Captain Robert Falcon Scott, icon of fortitude and courage who perished with his fellow explorers on their return from the South Pole on March 29th, 1912, is an enduring...


The Last Lion Box Set: Winston Spencer Churchill, 1874 - 1965

by William Manchester & Paul Reid Little, Brown and Company (November 20, 2012)

Spanning the years of 1940-1965, THE LAST LION picks up shortly after Winston Churchill became Prime Minister-when his tiny island nation stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany. The Churchill...


Deep Delta Justice

by Matthew Van Meter Little, Brown and Company (February 29, 2020)

The "arresting, astonishing history" of one lawyer and his defendant who together achieved a "civil rights milestone" (Justin Driver).

In 1966 in a small town in Louisiana, a 19-year-old black man named Gary...


The Unfathomable Ascent

by Peter Ross Range Little, Brown and Company (September 30, 2019)

The chilling and little-known story of Adolf Hitler's eight-year march to the pinnacle of German politics.

On the night of January 30, 1933, Adolf Hitler leaned out of a spotlit window of the Reich chancellery...


Rivers of Power

by Laurence C. Smith Little, Brown and Company (April 20, 2020)

An "eye-opening, sometimes alarming, and ultimately inspiring" natural history of rivers and their complex and ancient relationship with human civilization (Elizabeth Kolbert, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of...


The World Beneath Their Feet

by Scott Ellsworth Little, Brown and Company (February 17, 2020)

A saga of survival, technological innovation, and breathtaking human physical achievement -- all set against the backdrop of a world headed toward war -- that became one of the most compelling international...


A Game of Birds and Wolves

by Simon Parkin Little, Brown and Company (January 27, 2020)

As Heard on the New Yorker Radio Hour

The triumphant and "engaging history" (The New Yorker) of the young women who devised a winning strategy that defeated Nazi U-boats and delivered a decisive victory in the...


No Stopping Us Now

by Gail Collins Little, Brown and Company (October 14, 2019)

The beloved New York Times columnist "inspires women to embrace aging and look at it with a new sense of hope" in this lively, fascinating, eye-opening look at women and aging in America (Parade Magazine).

...


Talking to Strangers

by Malcolm Gladwell Little, Brown and Company (September 09, 2019)

A Best Book of the Year: The Financial Times, Bloomberg, Chicago Tribune, and Detroit Free Pres

Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcast Revisionist History and author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Outliers...


The Economists' Hour

by Binyamin Appelbaum Little, Brown and Company (September 01, 2019)

In this "lively and entertaining" history of ideas (Liaquat Ahamed, The New Yorker), New York Times editorial writer Binyamin Appelbaum tells the story of the people who sparked four decades of economic revolution....


Chaos

by Tom O'Neill & Dan Piepenbring Little, Brown and Company (June 24, 2019)

A journalist's twenty-year fascination with the Manson murders leads to shocking new revelations about the FBI's involvement in this riveting reassessment of an infamous case in American history.

Over two grim...


The Bastard Brigade

by Sam Kean Little, Brown and Company (July 08, 2019)

From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes the gripping, untold story of a renegade group of scientists and spies determined to keep Adolf Hitler from obtaining the ultimate prize: a nuclear bomb....


An Innocent Bystander

by Julie Salamon Little, Brown and Company (June 10, 2019)

The definitive story of one American family at the center of a single, shocking act of international terrorism that "manages to capture the essence of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict" (Dan Ephron).

On October...


Upheaval

by Jared Diamond Little, Brown and Company (May 06, 2019)

A "riveting and illuminating" Bill Gates Summer Reading pick about how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't (Yuval Noah Harari), by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the landmark bestseller...


Surprise, Kill, Vanish

by Annie Jacobsen Little, Brown and Company (May 13, 2019)

From Pulitzer Prize finalist Annie Jacobsen, the untold USA Today bestselling story of the CIA's secret paramilitary units.

Surprise . . . your target. Kill . . . your enemy. Vanish . . . without a trace.

When...


Brothers Down

by Walter R. Borneman Little, Brown and Company (May 13, 2019)

A deeply personal and never-before-told account of one of America's darkest days, from the bestselling author of The Admirals and MacArthur at War.

The surprise attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 remains...


The Queen

by Josh Levin Little, Brown and Company (May 20, 2019)

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography

In this critically acclaimed true crime tale of "welfare queen" Linda Taylor, a Slate editor reveals a "wild, only-in-America story" of political...


A Woman's Place

by Deepi Ahluwalia, Stef Ferrari & Jessica Olah Little, Brown and Company (March 04, 2019)

Discover the trailblazing women who changed the world from their kitchens.

If "a woman's place is in the kitchen," why is the history of food such an old boys' club?

A Woman's Place sets the record straight,...


Shoot for the Moon

by James Donovan Little, Brown and Company (March 11, 2019)

Learn why NASA astronaut Mike Collins calls this extraordinary space race story "the best book on Apollo": this inspiring and intimate ode to ingenuity celebrates one of the most daring feats in human history....


Theater of the World

by Thomas Reinertsen Berg & Alison McCullough Little, Brown and Company (December 03, 2018)

A beautifully illustrated full-color history of mapmaking across centuries -- a must-read for history buffs and armchair travelers.

Theater of the World offers a fascinating history of mapmaking, using the visual...


The Man in the Glass House

by Mark Lamster Little, Brown and Company (November 05, 2018)

A "smoothly written and fair-minded" (Wall Street Journal) biography of architect Philip Johnson -- a finalist for the National Book Critic's Circle Award.

When Philip Johnson died in 2005 at the age of 98,...


Philistines at the Hedgerow

by Steven Gaines Little, Brown and Company (August 06, 2018)

Bestselling author Steven Gaines's "richly entertaining" (People) and juicy social history of the Hamptons.

As one of America's most fabled communities--long a magnet for artists, celebrities, the very rich,...


In His Own Words

by Nelson Mandela, Kofi Annan & Bill Clinton Little, Brown and Company (June 11, 2018)

In spreading the message of freedom, equality, and human dignity, Nelson Mandela helped transform not only his own nation, but the entire world. Now his most important speeches are collected in a single volume....


The Lady Queen

by Nancy Goldstone Little, Brown and Company (August 31, 2018)

The riveting history of a beautiful queen, a shocking murder, a papal trial -- and a reign as triumphant as any in the Middle Ages.

On March 15, 1348, twenty-two-year-old Joanna I, Queen of Naples, stood trial...


Assad or We Burn the Country

by Sam Dagher Little, Brown and Company (May 27, 2019)

From a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist specializing in the Middle East, this groundbreaking account of the Syrian Civil War reveals the never-before-published true story of a 21st-century humanitarian disaster....


New World, Inc.

by John Butman & Simon Targett Little, Brown and Company (March 19, 2018)

Three generations of English merchant adventurers-not the Pilgrims, as we have so long believed-were the earliest founders of America. Profit-not piety-was their primary motive.

Some seventy years before the...


Inside Camp David

by Michael Giorgione Little, Brown and Company (October 23, 2017)

The first-ever insider account of Camp David, the president's private retreat, on the seventy-fifth anniversary of its inception.

Never before have the gates of Camp David been opened to the public. Intensely...


MacArthur at War

by Walter R. Borneman Little, Brown and Company (May 09, 2016)

The definitive account of General Douglas MacArthur's rise during World War II, from the author of the bestseller The Admirals.

World War II changed the course of history. Douglas MacArthur changed the course...


Truevine

by Beth Macy Little, Brown and Company (October 17, 2016)

The true story of two African-American brothers who were kidnapped and displayed as circus freaks, and whose mother endured a 28-year struggle to get them back.

The year was 1899 and the place a sweltering tobacco...


What Have We Done

by David Wood Little, Brown and Company (October 31, 2016)

From Pulitzer Prize-¬?winning journalist David Wood, a battlefield view of moral injury, the signature wound of America's 21st century wars.

Most Americans are now familiar with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder...


The Kingdom of Speech

by Tom Wolfe Little, Brown and Company (August 29, 2016)

The maestro storyteller and reporter provocatively argues that what we think we know about speech and human evolution is wrong.

Tom Wolfe, whose legend began in journalism, takes us on an eye-opening journey...


Rise of the Rocket Girls

by Nathalia Holt Little, Brown and Company (April 04, 2016)

The riveting true story of the women who launched America into space.

In the 1940s and 50s, when the newly minted Jet Propulsion Laboratory needed quick-thinking mathematicians to calculate velocities and plot...


"Promise Me You'll Shoot Yourself"

by Florian Huber Little, Brown and Company (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...


Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World

by Evan Thomas Little, Brown and Company (September 25, 2012)

Evan Thomas's startling account of how the underrated Dwight Eisenhower saved the world from nuclear holocaust. Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower set about to make good on his campaign...


The World Beneath Their Feet

by Scott Ellsworth Little, Brown and Company (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...


A Game of Birds and Wolves

by Simon Parkin Little, Brown and Company (January 28, 2020)

The triumphant story of a small group of female volunteers who, alongside a retired British naval captain, devised a winning strategy to defeat the Nazi U-boats and deliver a decisive victory in the Battle...


You're Getting Better

by Gail Collins Little, Brown and Company (October 15, 2019)

A lively, fascinating, eye-opening look at women and aging in America, by the beloved New York Times columnist.

"You're not getting older, you're getting better," or so promised the famous 1970's ad--for women's...


Chaos

by Tom O'Neill & Dan Piepenbring Little, Brown and Company (June 25, 2019)

A journalist's twenty-year obsession with the Manson murders leads to shocking new conspiracy theories about the FBI's involvement in this fascinating reevaluation of one of the most infamous cases in American...


The Bastard Brigade

by Sam Kean Little, Brown and Company (July 09, 2019)

New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean tells the incredible story of how a renegade group of spies kept Hitler from obtaining his ultimate prize: a nuclear bomb

Scientists have always kept secrets. But rarely...