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  1. In The Garden Of Beasts

    In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin

    $26.00

    Erik Larson has been widely acclaimed as a master of narrative non-fiction, and in his new book, the bestselling author of Devil in the White City turns his hand to a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power. Learn More
  2. The Invention Of Murder

    Invention Of Murder: How The Victorians Revelled In Death And Detection And Created Modern Crime

    $16.99

    In this fascinating exploration of murder in the nineteenth century, Judith Flanders examines some of the most gripping cases that captivated the Victorians and gave rise to the first detective fiction. Learn More
  3. Island of Vice

    Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York

    $27.95

    When young Theodore Roosevelt was appointed police commissioner of New York City, he had the astounding gall to try to shut down the brothels, gambling joints, and after-hours saloons. This is the story of how TR took on Manhattan vice . . . and vice won. Learn More
  4. Just When You Thought Things Couldn't Get Worse cover

    Just When You Thought It Couldn't Get Worse

    $18.95

    Edward Sorel is widely recognized as America's premier illustrator. Learn More
  5. Legacy of Secrecy

    Legacy Of Secrecy: The Long Shadow Of The JFK Assassination

    $26.95

    The rifle fire in Dallas that killed John F. Kennedy didn’t just start a frantic effort to find his assassins. Learn More
  6. Lenin's Tomb

    Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire

    $18.00

    "An engrossing and essential addition to the human and political literature of our time."--The New York Times Learn More
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    Lies Across America

    $16.00

    What our historic sites get wrong. Learn More
  8. Life Under the Jolly Roger

    Life Under the Jolly Roger: Reflections on Golden Age Piracy

    $20.00

    Over the last couple of decades an ideological battle has raged over the political legacy and cultural symbolism of the "golden age" pirates who roamed the seas between the Caribbean Islands and the Indian Ocean from 1690 to 1725. They are depicted as romanticized villains on the one hand, and as genuine social rebels on the other. Learn More
  9. Lincoln Speeches

    Lincoln Speeches (Penguin Civic Classics 4)

    $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
  10. Love and Struggle

    Love and Struggle: My Life in SDS, the Weather Underground, and Beyond

    $22.00

    Written from the maximum-security prison where he has lived for almost 30 years, this enlightening memoir chronicles the militant career of David Gilbert, a radical activist whose incarceration is due to his involvement in the 1981 Brinks robbery, an attempted expropriation that resulted in four deaths. Learn More

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