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  1. Story Of The Jews

    Story of the Jews: Finding the Words 1000 BC-1492 AD

    $39.99

    In this magnificently illustrated cultural history—the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews—Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish experience, tracing it across three millennia, from their beginnings as an ancient tribal people to the opening of the New World in 1492 to the modern day. Learn More
  2. Stayin’ Alive (trade paperback)

    Stayin’ Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class

    $21.95

    The tortuous path from Nixon to Reagan—think Archie Bunker, Dog Day Afternoon, and Merle Haggard—in a major new work on the cultural and political history of the 1970s, from a prizewinning historian. Learn More
  3. Six Women Of Salem

    Six Women Of Salem: The Untold Story Of The Accused And Their Accusers In The Salem Witch Trials

    $18.99

    Six Women of Salem is the first work to use the lives of a select number of representative women as a microcosm to illuminate the larger crisis of the Salem witch trials. Learn More
  4. The Silence Of Our Friends

    Silence of Our Friends

    $16.99

    As the civil rights struggle heats up in Texas, two families—one white, one black—find common ground. Learn More
  5. A Short History Of Nuclear Folly

    Short History Of Nuclear Folly

    $16.95

    In the spirit of Dr. Strangelove and The Atomic Café, a blackly sardonic people’s history of atomic blunders and near-misses revealing the hushed-up and forgotten episodes in which the great powers gambled with catastrophe Learn More
  6. Shanty Irish

    Shanty Irish

    $21.95

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    Memories of an Irish-American growing up log-shack poor in small-town Ohio. Learn More
  7. Sex At Dawn (trade paperback)

    Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships

    $15.99

    Since Darwin's day, we've been told that sexual monogamy comes naturally to our species. Mainstream science—as well as religious and cultural institutions—has maintained that men and women evolved in families in which a man's possessions and protection were exchanged for a woman's fertility and fidelity. But this narrative is collapsing. Fewer and fewer couples are getting married, and divorce rates keep climbing as adultery and flagging libido drag down even seemingly solid marriages. Learn More
  8. Seven American Deaths and Disasters

    Seven American Deaths and Disasters

    $19.95

    What are the words we use to describe something that we never thought we'd have to describe? Learn More
  9. Selections from Free America and Other Works cover

    Selections From Free America And Other Works

    $8.95

    'One of the most curious of delusions is the belief that widespread and deep-rooted evils can be cured by trifling remedies.' Learn More
  10. Secret Lives Of The Civil War

    Secret Lives Of The Civil War

    $16.95

    What Your Teachers Never Told You About the War Between the States. Learn More

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