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Vanity Fair 100 Years: From the Jazz Age to Our Age
By Graydon Carter
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mpn: 37184111, ean: 9781419708633, isbn: 9781419708633,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
Vanity Fair 100 Years showcases a century of personality and power, art and commerce, crisis and culture―both highbrow and low. From its inception in 1913, through the Jazz Age and the Depression, to its reincarnation in the boom-boom Reagan years, to the image-saturated Information Age, Vanity Fair has presented the modern era as it has unfolded, using wit, imagination, peerless literary narrative, and bold, groundbreaking imagery from the greatest photographers, artists, and illustrators of

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
By Vintage Books
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mpn: 9780679763888, ean: 9780679763888, isbn: 9780679763888,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNERLYNTON HISTORY PRIZE WINNERHEARTLAND AWARD WINNER DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE FINALIST      NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYThe New York Times  • USA T

Give Me Liberty!: An American History (Seagull Fifth Edition) (Vol. Volume One)
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393614183, isbn: 0393614182,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
The leading text in the U.S. survey course.Give Me Liberty! is the #1 book in the U.S. history survey course because it works in the classroom. A single-author text by a leader in the field, Give Me Liberty! delivers an authoritative, accessible, concise, and integrated American history. Updated with powerful new scholarship on borderlands and the West, the Fifth Edition brings new interactive History Skills Tutorials and Norton InQuizitive for History, the award-winning adaptive quizzing tool.

Billion Dollar Whale: The Man Who Fooled Wall Street, Hollywood, and the World
By Hachette Books
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ean: 9780316436502, isbn: 031643650X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
Named a Best Book of 2018 by the Financial Times and Fortune, this ''thrilling'' (Bill Gates) New York Times bestseller exposes how a ''modern Gatsby'' swindled over $5 billion with the aid of Goldman Sachs in ''the heist of the century'' (Axios).Now a #1 international bestseller, BILLION DOLLAR WHALE is ''an epic tale of white-collar crime on a global scale'' (Publishers Weekly, starred review), revealing how a young social climber from Malaysia pulled off one of the biggest heists in history.I

Leadership: In Turbulent Times
By Simon & Schuster
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mpn: 980136978, ean: 9781476795928, isbn: 1476795924,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “After five decades of magisterial output, Doris Kearns Goodwin leads the league of presidential historians. Insight is her imprint.”—USA TODAY “A book like Leadership should help us raise our expectations of our national leaders, our country and ourselves.”—The Washington Post “We can only hope that a few of Goodwin’s many readers will find in her subjects’ examples a margin of inspiration and a resolve to steer the country to a better place.”—The

The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator
By Dutton
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ean: 9781524743413, isbn: 1524743410,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
**The instant New York Times bestseller***An international bestseller*“Hugely impressive, a major work.”—NPRA pioneering and groundbreaking work of narrative nonfiction that offers a dramatic new perspective on the history of humankind, showing how through millennia, the mosquito has been the single most powerful force in determining humanity’s fate.   Why was gin and tonic the cocktail of choice for British colonists in India and Africa? What does Starbucks have to thank for its global

These Truths: A History of the United States
By W. W. Norton & Company
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mpn: 55189981, ean: 9780393357424, isbn: 0393357422,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
“Nothing short of a masterpiece.”―NPR Books A New York Times and Washington Post Notable Book of the Year In the most ambitious one-volume American history in decades, award-winning historian Jill Lepore offers a magisterial account of the origins and rise of a divided nation.Widely hailed for its “sweeping, sobering account of the American past” (New York Times Book Review), Jill Lepore’s one-volume history of America places truth itself―a devotion to facts, proof, and evidence―

Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America
By Simon & Schuster
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ean: 9781476775388, isbn: 1476775389,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
Shortlisted for the 2019 Financial Times & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award “Superb…Among the best books ever written about an American corporation.” —Bryan Burrough, The New York Times Book Review Just as Steve Coll told the story of globalization through ExxonMobil and Andrew Ross Sorkin told the story of Wall Street excess through Too Big to Fail, Christopher Leonard’s Kochland uses the extraordinary account of how one of the biggest private companies in the world grew to be

Hundred-Year Marathon
By Saint Martin s Press Inc
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ean: 9781250081346, isbn: 1250081343,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
One of the U.S. government's leading China experts reveals the hidden strategy fueling that country's rise – and how Americans have been seduced into helping China overtake us as the world's leading superpower.For more than forty years, the United States has played an indispensable role helping the Chinese government build a booming economy, develop its scientific and military capabilities, and take its place on the world stage, in the belief that China's rise will bring us cooperation, diplom

The Yellow House: A Memoir
By Grove Press
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ean: 9780802125088, isbn: 0802125085,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 8 reviews
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTIONA brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East.In 1961, Sarah M. Broom’s mother Ivory Mae bought a shotgun house in the then-promising neighborhood of New Orleans East and built her world inside of it. It was the height of the Space Race and the neighborhood was home to a major NASA plant―the postwar

The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11
By Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster
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ean: 9781501182204, isbn: 150118220X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “This is history at its most immediate and moving…A marvelous and memorable book.” —Jon Meacham “Remarkable…A priceless civic gift…On page after page, a reader will encounter words that startle, or make him angry, or heartbroken.” —The Wall Street Journal “Visceral...I repeatedly cried…This book captures the emotions and unspooling horror of the day.” —NPR “Had me turning each page with my heart in my throat…There’s been a lot written abo

In Hoffa's Shadow: A Stepfather, a Disappearance in Detroit, and My Search for the Truth
By Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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ean: 9780374175658, isbn: 0374175659,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
As a young man, Jack Goldsmith revered his stepfather, longtime Jimmy Hoffa associate Chuckie O’Brien. But as he grew older and pursued a career in law and government, he came to doubt and distance himself from the man long suspected by the FBI of perpetrating Hoffa’s disappearance on behalf of the mob. It was only years later, when Goldsmith was serving as assistant attorney general in the George W. Bush administration and questioning its misuse of surveillance and other powers, that he beg

Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story
By Encounter Books
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ean: 9781594039379, isbn: 1594039372,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
We have a glut of text and trade books on American history. But what we don’t have is a compact, inexpensive, authoritative, and compulsively readable book that will offer to American readers a clear, informative, and inspiring narrative account of their own country. Such an account can shape and deepen their sense of the land they inhabit and, by making them understand that land’s roots, and share in its memories, will equip them for the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship in Ame

Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court
By Regnery Publishing
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ean: 9781621579830, isbn: 1621579832,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
#1 NATIONAL BESTSELLER! Justice Anthony Kennedy slipped out of the Supreme Court building on June 27, 2018, and traveled incognito to the White House to inform President Donald Trump that he was retiring, setting in motion a political process that his successor, Brett Kavanaugh, would denounce three months later as a “national disgrace” and a “circus.” Justice on Trial, the definitive insider’s account of Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court, is based on extraordinary access

Super Pumped: The Battle for Uber
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393652246, isbn: 0393652246,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller A New York Times technology correspondent presents the dramatic story of Uber, the Silicon Valley startup at the center of one of the great venture capital power struggles of our time.In June 2017, Travis Kalanick, the hard-charging CEO of Uber, was ousted in a boardroom coup that capped a brutal year for the transportation giant. Uber had catapulted to the top of the tech world, yet for many came to symbolize everything wrong with Silicon Valley

The Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire
By Bloomsbury Publishing
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ean: 9781635573954, isbn: 1635573955,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
From the bestselling author of Return of a King, the story of how the East India Company took over large swaths of Asia, and the devastating results of the corporation running a country.In August 1765, the East India Company defeated the young Mughal emperor and set up, in his place, a government run by English traders who collected taxes through means of a private army. The creation of this new government marked the moment that the East India Company ceased to be a conventional company and beca

The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 (The Revolution Trilogy)
By Henry Holt and Co.
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mpn: 54023647, ean: 9781627790437, isbn: 1627790438,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
From the bestselling author of the Liberation Trilogy comes the extraordinary first volume of his new trilogy about the American RevolutionRick Atkinson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning An Army at Dawn and two other superb books about World War II, has long been admired for his deeply researched, stunningly vivid narrative histories. Now he turns his attention to a new war, and in the initial volume of the Revolution Trilogy he recounts the first twenty-one months of America’s violent war

Big Wonderful Thing: A History of Texas (The Texas Bookshelf)
By University of Texas Press
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ean: 9780292759510, isbn: 0292759517,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
''Harrigan, surveying thousands of years of history that lead to the banh mi restaurants of Houston and the juke joints of Austin, remembering the forgotten as well as the famous, delivers an exhilarating blend of the base and the ignoble, a very human story indeed. [ Big Wonderful Thing is] as good a state history as has ever been written and a must-read for Texas aficionados.”—Kirkus, Starred Review The story of Texas is the story of struggle and triumph in a land of extremes. It is a stor

Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency
By Encounter Books
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ean: 9781641770255, isbn: 1641770252,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
The real collusion in the 2016 election was not between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin. It was between the Clinton campaign and the Obama administration. The media–Democrat “collusion narrative,” which paints Donald Trump as cat’s paw of Russia, is a studiously crafted illusion. Despite Clinton’s commanding lead in the polls, hyper-partisan intelligence officials decided they needed an “insurance policy” against a Trump presidency. Thus was born the collusion narrative, built

Country Music: An Illustrated History
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mpn: 9780525520542, ean: 9780525520542, isbn: 0525520546,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
The rich and colorful story of America's most popular music and the singers and songwriters who captivated, entertained, and consoled listeners throughout the twentieth century--based on the upcoming eight-part film series to air on PBS in September 2019This gorgeously illustrated and hugely entertaining history begins where country music itself emerged: the American South, where people sang to themselves and to their families at home and in church, and where they danced to fiddle tunes on Satur

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