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We Are Not Such Things

by Justine van der Leun & Erin Bennett Blackstone Publishing (August 09, 2016)

Justine van der Leun reopens the murder of a young American woman in South Africa, an iconic case that calls into question our understanding of truth and reconciliation, loyalty, justice, race, and class.

The...


Walking the Old Road

by Staci Lola Drouillard Blackstone Publishing (June 09, 2020)

The story of a once vibrant, now vanished off-reservation Ojibwe village--and a vital chapter of the history of the North Shore

At the turn of the nineteenth century, one mile east of Grand Marais, Minnesota,...


Night Fighter

by Charles W. Sasser, William H. Hamilton, Bill Thatcher & Craig Roberts Blackstone Publishing (June 02, 2020)

For readers of American Sniper, the stirring account of a life of service by the "father of the US Navy SEALs"

One month after the Bay of Pigs fiasco, when President John F. Kennedy pressed Congress about America's...


The Better Angels

by Robert C. Plumb, Kate Mulligan & Elisabeth Griffith Blackstone Publishing (May 31, 2020)

Excellent biographies have been written about Clara Barton, Sarah Josepha Hale, Julia Ward Howe, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Harriet Tubman, but their lives have never been looked at together as they intertwined...


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?...


The Purple Diaries

by Joseph Egan & Bernadette Dunne Blackstone Publishing (November 22, 2016)

The year 1936 was a great year for the movie industry. The financial setbacks of the Great Depression were subsiding, so theater attendance was up. Americans everywhere were watching the stars, and few stars...


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 Force

by Saul David & Matthew Waterson Hachette Books (September 03, 2019)

A riveting WWII narrative about the group of elite US and Canadian soldiers -- mountainmen, lumberjacks, hunters, and explorers -- who sacrificed everything to accomplish a crucial but nearly impossible mission....


Opium

by John Halpern, John H. Halpern, David Blistein & Peter Ganim Hachette Books (August 13, 2019)

"A landmark project." -- Dr. Andrew Weil

"Engrossing and highly readable." -- Sam Quinones

"An astonishing journey through time and space." -- Julie Holland, MD

"The most important, provocative, and challenging...


Come from Away: Welcome to the Rock

by David Hein, Irene Sankoff, Laurence Maslon & a full cast et al. Hachette Books (September 24, 2019)

Come From Away: Welcome to the Rock - a fully illustrated companion volume to the hit Tony Award-winning Broadway musical.Come From Away tells the remarkable true story of 38 planes and 6,579 passengers that...


Topgun

by Dan Pedersen & Jim Meskimen Hachette Books (March 05, 2019)

Timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. Navy Fighter Weapons School, aka "TOPGUN," the founder of the program shares the untold story of how he and eight other young pilots revolutionized...


Under Red Skies

by Karoline Kan & Allison Hiroto Hachette Books (March 12, 2019)

Karoline Kan, a young former reporter at the New York Times in Beijing, offers a deeply personal and shocking look at how China is coming to terms with its conflicted, troubled, and impoverished past as it emerges...


Going to the Mountain

by Ndaba Mandela & Michael Boatman Hachette Book Group (June 26, 2018)

The first-ever book to tell Nelson Mandela's life through the eyes of a child who was raised by him, chronicling Ndaba Mandela's life living with, and learning from, one of the greatest leaders and humanitarians...


The Man Who Walked Backward

by Ben Montgomery & MacLeod Andrews Hachette Books (September 18, 2018)

Like most Americans at the time, Plennie Wingo was hit hard by the effects of the Great Depression. When the bank foreclosed on his small restaurant in Abilene, he found himself suddenly penniless with nowhere...


See You Again in Pyongyang

by Travis Jeppesen & Will Collyer Hachette Book Group (May 29, 2018)

From ballistic missile tests to stranger-than-fiction stories of purges and assassinations, news from North Korea never fails to dominate the global headlines. But what is life there actually like?

In See You...


House of Rain

by Craig Childs Hachette Book Group (September 25, 2018)

In this landmark work on the Anasazi tribes of the Southwest, naturalist Craig Childs dives head on into the mysteries of this vanished people.

The various tribes that made up the Anasazi people converged on...


The Price of Greatness

by Jay Cost & Dan Woren Hachette Book Group (June 05, 2018)

An incisive account of the tumultuous relationship between Alexander Hamilton and James Madison and of the origins of our wealthy yet highly unequal nation.

In the history of American politics there are few stories...


Chernobyl

by Serhii Plokhy & Ralph Lister Hachette Book Group (May 15, 2018)

From a preeminent historian of Eastern Europe, the definitive history of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster

On the morning of April 26, 1986, Europe witnessed the worst nuclear disaster in history: the explosion...


Assad or We Burn the Country

by Sam Dagher & Gary Tiedemann Hachette Book Group (May 28, 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....


A Girl Stands at the Door

by Rachel Devlin & Robin Miles Hachette Book Group (May 15, 2018)

A new history of school desegregation in America, revealing how girls and women led the fight for interracial education.

The struggle to desegregate America's schools was a grassroots movement, and young women...


A Tiger among Us

by Katie Lamar Jackson, Bennie G. Adkins, Jeff Bottoms & Chuck Hagel Hachette Book Group (June 26, 2018)

An action-filled memoir by Medal of Honor recipient Bennie Adkins, whose heroic deeds as a Green Beret in Vietnam in March 1966 became legend in the Army.

For four days in early March 1966, then-sergeant Bennie...


Above and Beyond

by Casey Sherman, Michael J. Tougias & Maxwell Hamilton Hachette Book Group (April 17, 2018)

From the authors of the bestselling The Finest Hours, the riveting, deeply human story of President John F. Kennedy and two U-2 pilots, Rudy Anderson and Chuck Maultsby, who risked their lives to save America...


Bibi

by Anshel Pfeffer & Paul Boehmer Hachette Book Group (May 01, 2018)

A deeply reported biography of the controversial Israeli prime minister, showing that we cannot understand Israel today without first understanding the man who leads it

For many in Israel and elsewhere, Benjamin...


Out of the Clouds

by Linda Carroll, David Rosner & Kevin T. Collins Hachette Book Group (May 29, 2018)

In the bestselling tradition ofthe The Eighty-Dollar Champion, the propulsive, inspiring Cinderella story of Stymie, an unwanted Thoroughbred, and Hirsch Jacobs, the once dirt-poor trainer who bought the colt...


Fire in the Lake

by Frances FitzGerald & Jeff Bottoms Hachette Book Group (March 06, 2018)

This landmark work, based on Frances FitzGerald's own research and travels, takes us inside Vietnam--into the traditional, ancestor-worshiping villages and the corrupt crowded cities, into the conflicts between...


The Road to Dawn

by Jared Brock & Ryan Vincent Anderson Hachette Book Group (May 15, 2018)

A major literary moment: after being lost to history for more than a century, The Road to Dawn uncovers the incredible story of the real-life slave who inspired Uncle Tom's Cabin.He rescued 118 enslaved people.He...


Treated  like Family

by Tom Faley & Chris Andrew Ciulla Hachette Book Group (April 10, 2018)

Told from the viewpoint of four generations of the Gentine family, Treated like Family reveals the secrets that enable Sargento Cheese to become an industry leader and provides entrepreneurs with key managerial...


1983

by Taylor Downing & Ben Onwukwe Hachette Book Group (May 01, 2018)

A riveting, real-life thriller about 1983--the year tensions between the United States and the Soviet Union nearly brought the world to the point of nuclear ArmageddonThe year 1983 was an extremely dangerous...


Daughters of the Winter Queen

by Nancy Goldstone & Laura Kirman Hachette Book Group (April 10, 2018)

The captivating story of four unforgettable sisters and their glamorous mother, Elizabeth Stuart, granddaughter of Mary, Queen of Scots

Elizabeth Stuart's life was transformed when her father, James I, ascended...


The Home That Was Our Country

by Alia Malek Hachette Book Group (March 13, 2018)

Alia Malek weaves a lyrical narrative around the history of her family's apartment building in the heart of Damascus, the many lives that crossed in the stairwell, and how the fates of her neighbors reflect...


Waco

by David Thibodeau, Leon Whiteson, Robert Fass & Aviva Layton Hachette Book Group (January 02, 2018)

To commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the FBI's siege at Waco compound and a tie-in to the Spike TV mini-series comes an updated reissue of the critically acclaimed A Place Called Waco by Branch Davidian...


Grass Roots

by Emily Dufton & Greg Baglia Hachette Book Group (December 05, 2017)

How earnest hippies, frightened parents, suffering patients, and other ordinary Americans went to war over marijuana

In the last five years, eight states have legalized recreational marijuana. To many, continued...


There Are No Dead Here

by Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno & Sylvia Gonzalez Hachette Book Group (February 27, 2018)

In the 1990s and 2000s, in the midst of Columbia's decades-long civil war, and with the complicity of much of the country's military and political establishment, Colombian paramilitary groups with close ties...


Wallis in Love

by Andrew Morton & Molly Parker Myers Hachette Book Group (February 13, 2018)

For fans of the Netflix series The Crown and from the author of the New York Times bestseller 17 Carnations comes a captivating biography of Wallis Simpson, the notorious woman for whom Edward VIII gave up the...


The Girl on the Velvet Swing

by Simon Baatz & Christine Lakin Hachette Book Group (January 16, 2018)

In 1901, Evelyn Nesbit, the pinup girl and penniless young actress, dined with Stanford White, the legendary architect whose works defined the New York landscape, at his 24th St. apartment. Evelyn drank champagne...


New World, Inc.

by John Butman, Simon Targett & Chris Kipiniak Hachette Book Group (March 20, 2018)

The Pilgrims didn't found America.

Some seventy years before the Mayflower sailed, a small group of English merchants formed the "The Mysterie, Company, and Fellowship of Merchant Adventurers for the Discovery...


A Moonless, Starless Sky

by Alexis Okeowo & Kamali Minter Hachette Books (October 03, 2017)

In the tradition of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, this is a masterful, humane work of literary journalism by New Yorker staff writer Alexis Okeowo--a vivid narrative of Africans who are courageously resisting...


Fortress America

by Elaine Tyler May & Kevin Stillwell Hachette Book Group (December 12, 2017)

An award-winning historian untangles the roots of America's culture of fear, and argues that it imperils our democracy

For the last sixty years, fear has seeped into every area of American life: Americans own...


Fearless

by Jonathan Northcroft & Nathan Turner Hachette Original (November 22, 2016)

"The odds of the Foxes winning the Premier League at the start of the season were the same as the Yeti or the Loch Ness Monster being proven to exist, Christmas being the warmest day of the year in England or...


Rivals unto Death

by Rick Beyer Hachette Books (February 07, 2017)

From the bestselling author of The Greatest Stories Never Told series comes this epic history of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr's illustrious and eccentric political careers and their fateful rivalry.

The...


A Generation of Sociopaths

by Bruce Cannon Gibney & Wayne Pyle Hachette Books (March 07, 2017)

In his "remarkable" (Men's Journal) and "controversial" (Fortune) book -- written in a "wry, amusing style" (The Guardian) -- Bruce Cannon Gibney shows how America was hijacked by the Boomers, a generation whose...


Backstabbing for Beginners

by Michael Soussan & Maxwell Hamilton Hachette Original (September 20, 2016)

The year is 1997, Michael Soussan, a fresh-faced young graduate takes up a new job at the UN's Oil-for-Food Program, the largest humanitarian operation in the organization's history. His mission is to help Iraqi...


Goddess of Anarchy

by Jacqueline Jones & Nylsa Smallwood Hachette Book Group (December 05, 2017)

From a prize-winning historian, a new portrait of an extraordinary activist and the turbulent age in which she lived

Goddess of Anarchy recounts the formidable life of the militant writer, orator, and agitator...


Homeward Bound

by Elaine Tyler May & Kevin Stillwell Hachette Book Group (December 19, 2017)

A revised edition of the classic, myth-shattering exploration of American family life during the Cold War.

When Homeward Bound first appeared in 1988, it forever changed how we understand Cold War America. Elaine...


Miracles on the Water

by Tom Nagorski & Graeme Malcolm Hachette Books (August 25, 2015)

An unforgettable story of children in wartime, of heroism at sea, and--above all--of courage and the power of the human spirit.

On September 17, 1940, at a little after ten at night, a German submarine torpedoed...


Harpoon

by Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, Samuel M. Katz & Paul Boehmer Hachette Books (November 07, 2017)

A revelatory account of the cloak-and-dagger Israeli campaign to target the finances fueling terror organizations--an effort that became the blueprint for U.S. efforts to combat threats like ISIS and drug cartels....


The Imperial Cruise

by James Bradley & Richard Poe Hachette Book Group (November 01, 2009)

In 1905, President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Taft, his gun toting daughter Alice, and a gaggle of congressmen on a mission to Japan, the Philippines, China, and Korea. There, they would...


The Devil's Highway

by Luis Alberto Urrea Hachette Book Group (June 01, 2011)

The author of Across the Wire offers brilliant investigative reporting of what went wrong when, in May 2001, a group of twenty-six men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona....


The Blood of Heroes

by James Donovan Hachette Book Group (May 01, 2012)

For almost two centuries, the last stand at the Alamo has been recognized as a defining moment in America's history. On February 23, 1836, a Mexican army thousands of soldiers strong attacked a makeshift garrison...