Staff picks tagged "history"

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Writers Gone Wild: The Feuds, Frolics, and Follies of Literature's Great Adventurers, Drunkards, Lovers, Iconoclasts and Misanthropes

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You won't believe the hot literary action that happens when these scribes leave their keyboards and inhibitions behind! Read more...

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Echo: A Novel

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A harmonica + four lives = one amazing story Read more...

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Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary

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Typhoid Mary, a.k.a. the woman who refused to wash her hands. Read more...

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Injustices: The Supreme Court's History of Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting the Afflicted

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You know all that cynicism and contempt you have for Congress? Well, you might want to save some of it for the Supreme Court. Read more...

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The President Has Been Shot! The Assassination of John F. Kennedy

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A striking account of JFK's assassination. I just can't say enough about how fantastic a read this is. Read more...

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The Outpost: An Untold Story of American Valor

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Fans of Mark Bowden's "Black Hawk Down" will appreciate this dense, detailed and, ultimately, heartbreaking story of modern war. Read more...

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The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation About America

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Take a break from election madness and listen to (or read!) this great audiobook about recapturing the American Dream. Read more...