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  1. Roots of Steel

    Roots of Steel: Boom and Bust in an American Mill Town

    $15.95

    As the American economy seeks to restructure itself, Roots of Steel is a powerful, candid, and eye-opening reminder of the people who have been left behind. Learn More
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  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. The Silence Of Our Friends

    Silence of Our Friends

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    As the civil rights struggle heats up in Texas, two families—one white, one black—find common ground. Learn More
  7. 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
  8. Summer of '68 (paperback ed.)

    Summer of '68: The Season That Changed Baseball, and America, Forever

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    The extraordinary story of the 1968 baseball season—when the game was played to perfection even as the country was being pulled apart at the seams. Learn More
  9. The Summer of Beer and Whiskey: How Brewers, Barkeeps, Rowdies, Immigrants, and a Wild Pennant Fight Made Baseball America's Game (paperback)

    Summer of Beer and Whiskey: How Brewers, Barkeeps, Rowdies, Immigrants, and a Wild Pennant Fight Made Baseball America's Game

    $15.99

    Chris Von der Ahe knew next to nothing about baseball when he risked his life’s savings to found the 19th Century St. Louis Browns, the franchise that would become the St. Louis Cardinals. Yet the German-born beer garden proprietor would become one of the most important—and funniest—figures in the game’s history. Learn More
  10. Supreme Court Decisions

    Supreme Court Decisions (Penguin Civic Classics 6)

    $12.00

    In time for the upcoming election season, Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and—above all—essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Learn More

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