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Elie Wiesel · Hill and Wang; Revised edition
Pages: 120
Format: Hardcover

A New Translation From The French By Marion WieselNight is Elie Wiesels masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elies wife and frequent translator, presents...
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The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition

Anne Frank · Doubleday; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The diary as Anne Frank wrote it. At last, in a  new translation, this definitive edition contains  entries about Anne's burgeoning sexuality and  confrontations with her mother that were cut from  previous editions. Anne Frank's The Diary...
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1776

David McCullough
Format: Hardcover

America's beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation's birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain to undertake...
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Cleopatra: A Life

Stacy Schiff · Little, Brown and Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt.Her palace shimmered with onyx, garnets, and gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd...
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The Witches: Salem, 1692

Stacy Schiff · Little Brown and Company
Pages: 512
Format: Hardcover

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Cleopatra, the #1 national bestseller, unpacks the mystery of the Salem Witch Trials.It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's daughter began to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, but not before...
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Hidden Figures: The Story of the African-American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race

Margot Lee Shetterly · William Morrow
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestsellerThe phenomenal true story of the black female mathematicians at NASA at the leading edge of the feminist and civil rights movement, whose calculations helped fuel some of America's greatest achievements in space - a powerful, revelatory contribution that...
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The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

Diane Ackerman · W.W. Norton
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

The New York Times bestseller: a true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands. After their zoo was bombed, Polish zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski managed to save over three hundred people from the Nazis by hiding refugees in the empty animal...
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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America

Erik Larson · Alexandria Library
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America's rush toward the twentieth century. The architect was Daniel Hudson Burnham, the fair's brilliant director of works and the builder of many of the country's...
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Unbroken A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

Laura Hillenbrand · Random House
Pages: 473
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * The incredible true story of survival and salvation that is the basis for two major motion pictures: 2014's Unbroken and the upcoming Unbroken: Path to Redemption.On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared,...
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The Poisoner's Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz Age New York

Deborah Blum · Penguin Press
Pages: 319
Format: Hardcover

Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer Deborah Blum follows New York City's first forensic scientists to discover a fascinating Jazz Age story of chemistry and detection, poison and murder.Deborah Blum, writing with the high style and skill for suspense that is characteristic of the very...
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