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Capital Dames

• <b>Author:</b> Cokie Roberts<p>In this engrossing and informative companion to her New York Times bestsellers Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty, Cokie Roberts marks the sesquicentennial of the Civil War by offering a riveting look at Washington, D.C. and the experiences, influence, and contributions of …

If the Allies Had Fallen

• <b>Author:</b> Harold C. Deutsch & Dennis E. Showalter<p>What if Stalin had signed with the West in 1939? What if the Allies had been defeated on D-Day? What if Hitler had won the war?<p>From the Munich crisis and the dropping of the first atom bomb to Hitler’s declaration of war on the United States and the …

1491 (Second Edition)

• <b>Author:</b> Charles C. Mann<p>In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492. <br>Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled …

The Dressmaker of Khair Khana

• <b>Author:</b> Gayle Tzemach Lemmon<p>The New York Times bestseller, written by a former reporter for ABC News, that People magazine called “a transporting, enlightening book” tells the story of a fearless young entrepreneur who brought hope to the lives of dozens of women in war-torn Afghanistan<p>Former ABC …

The Family

• <b>Author:</b> David Laskin<p><b>The author of the The Children’s Blizzard delivers an epic work of twentieth century history through the riveting story of one extraordinary Jewish family</b><p>In tracing the roots of this family—his own family—Laskin captures the epic sweep of the twentieth century. A modern-day …

1493

• <b>Author:</b> Charles C. Mann<p>From the author of <i>1491—</i>the best-selling study of the pre-Columbian Americas—a deeply engaging new history of the most momentous biological event since the death of the dinosaurs.<p>More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each …

The Day the World Came to Town

• <b>Author:</b> Jim Defede<p>The True Story Behind the Events on 9/11 that Inspired Broadway’s Smash Hit Musical Come from Away<p>When 38 jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land at Gander International Airport in Canada by the closing of U.S. airspace on September 11, the population of this …

Will You Love Me?

• <b>Author:</b> Cathy Glass<p>This eleventh memoir and latest title from the internationally bestselling author and foster carer Cathy Glass can either be read as a full eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts. Will You Love Me tells the true story of Cathy’s adopted daughter Lucy.<p>Lucy was born to a single …

The Great Influenza

• <b>Author:</b> John M. Barry<p>The definitive account of the 1918 Flu Epidemic. "Monumental"-Chicago Tribune.<p>At the height of WWI, history’s most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. It …

The Women of the Cousins' War

• <b>Author:</b> Philippa Gregory<p>#1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Philippa Gregory joins two eminent historians to explore the extraordinary true stories of three women largely forgotten by history: Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford; Elizabeth Woodville, queen of England; and Margaret Beaufort, the founder …

If Nuns Ruled the World

• <b>Author:</b> Jo Piazza<p><b>“Fascinating profiles” of remarkable nuns, from an eighty-three-year-old Ironman champion to a crusader against human trafficking (Daily News [New York]).</b><p>“In an age of villainy, war and inequality, it makes sense that we need superheroes,” writes Nicholas Kristof of <i>The New York</i> …

A Treasury of Royal Scandals

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Farquhar<p>From Nero's nagging mother (whom he found especially annoying after taking her as his lover) to Catherine's stable of studs (not of the equine variety), here is a wickedly delightful look at the most scandalous royal doings you never learned about in history class.<p>Gleeful, …

Franklin and Winston

• <b>Author:</b> Jon Meacham<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p>The most complete portrait ever drawn of the complex emotional connection between two of history’s towering leaders<p>Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were the greatest leaders of “the Greatest Generation.” In Franklin and Winston, Jon Meacham …

The Girl with No Name

• <b>Author:</b> Marina Chapman<p><b>The unbelievable true story of a young girl who is abandoned in the Colombian jungle and finds asylum in the most unlikely of places—with a troop of capuchin monkeys</b> <br>In 1954, in a remote mountain village in South America, a little girl was abducted. She was four years old. …

The Autobiography of Eleanor Roosevelt

• <b>Author:</b> Eleanor Roosevelt<p>A candid and insightful look at an era and a life through the eyes of one of the most remarkable Americans of the twentieth century, First Lady and humanitarian Eleanor Roosevelt.<p>The daughter of one of New York’s most influential families, niece of Theodore Roosevelt, and …

Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia

• <b>Author:</b> Jean Sasson<p>PRINCESS describes the life of Princess Sultana Al Sa'ud, a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia. Hidden behind her black veil, she is a prisoner, jailed by her father, her husband and her country.<p>Sultana tells of appalling oppressions, everyday occurrences that in any …

Ravensbrück

• <b>Author:</b> Sarah Helm<p><b>A masterly and moving account of the most horrific hidden atrocity of World War II: Ravensbrück, the only Nazi concentration camp built for women</b> <br>On a sunny morning in May 1939 a phalanx of 867 women—housewives, doctors, opera singers, politicians, prostitutes—was marched through …

Dirty Old London

• <b>Author:</b> Lee Jackson<p>In Victorian London, filth was everywhere: horse traffic filled the streets with dung, household rubbish went uncollected, cesspools brimmed with "night soil," graveyards teemed with rotting corpses, the air itself was choked with smoke. In this intimately visceral book, Lee …

The Vikings

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Wernick<p>In the eighth century, The Vikings, the water-borne warriors of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, conquered much of the British Isles. They pillaged the coast of France, pushed inland to sack Paris, and seized Normandy. Sweeping south down the great rivers of central Europe, they …

How to Be a Woman

• <b>Author:</b> Caitlin Moran<p>“Caitlin Moran is the profane, witty and wonky best friend I wish I had. She’s the feminist rock star we need right now.”<br>—Ayelet Waldman, author of Bad Mother<p>“Caitlin Moran is so fabulous, so funny, so freshly feminist. I don’t want to be like her—I want to be her.” <br>—Peggy …

The Gentle Tamers

• <b>Author:</b> Dee Brown<p><b>A fascinating history of women on America’s western frontier by the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee.</b><p>Popular culture has taught us to picture the Old West as a land of men, whether it’s the lone hero on horseback or crowds of card players in a …

GI Brides

• <b>Author:</b> Duncan Barrett & Nuala Calvi<p>For readers enchanted by the bestsellers The Astronaut Wives Club, The Girls of Atomic City, and Summer at Tiffany’s, an absorbing tale of romance and resilience—the true story of four British women who crossed the Atlantic for love, coming to America at the end …

Kindred Souls

• <b>Author:</b> Edna P. Gurewitsch<p><b>The poignant and unforgettable true account of the deep, loving friendship between a handsome physician and the former First Lady, as seen on PBS’s The Roosevelts: An Intimate History</b><p>“I love you as I love and have never loved anyone else.” —Eleanor Roosevelt in a letter to …

Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey

• <b>Author:</b> The Countess of Carnarvon<p><i>Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey</i> tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the setting for Julian Fellowes’s Emmy Award-winning PBS show <i>Downton Abbey</i>, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Catherine Wendell. In this transporting …

Irritable Hearts

• <b>Author:</b> Mac McClelland<p>"I had nightmares, flashbacks. I dissociated... Changes in self-perception and hallucinations-those are some of my other symptoms. You are poison, I chanted silently to myself. And your poison is contagious."<p>So begins Mac McClelland's powerful, unforgettable memoir, <i>Irritable</i> …

The Kennedy Men

• <b>Author:</b> Laurence Leamer<p>The renowned biographer and New York Times bestselling author of The Kennedy Women returns with this first volume in a multigenerational history that will forever change the way America views its most famous family ...<p>Oct 01, 2002 – Journalist Leamer (The Kennedy Women) …