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A Fever in the Heartland engulfs readers in an early-'20s Indiana where the Klan’s full-tilt coup feels as palpably and terrifyingly real as it does confoundingly implausible.”

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"For [international students] are, indeed, commodities in a larger academic capitalist system that has grown to depend on them for its survival." 

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“What It Took to Win challenges the reader to think about and understand not just the history of the Democratic Party but also the politics of America in general.

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"part exposé, part spy thriller, both of them true stories, all the more exciting and horrific."

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The genius of Bruce Chadwick’s oral history of the road to Ft.

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"Katin is a powerful visual storyteller, deeply honest and personal and sadly, all too relevant."

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“for anyone who understands the concept that ‘it takes a village to raise a child,’ will understand the concept ‘it takes an Auschwitz to understand a nation.’”

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Bagby’s immaculate research, coupled with her keen sense for real-life character development and dramatic arcs, makes for a fascinating and surprisingly quick read on a fo

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There are few surprises in The Midnight Kingdom, Jared Yates Sexton’s history of power corrupting absolutely, but there aren’t meant to be.

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“Though the Boston Tea Party is perhaps more notorious, the Boston Massacre is equally as important to understanding the events to follow, culminating in the American Revolution.”

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“Leebaert, to his credit, presents an unvarnished look at the policymakers he credits with saving America’s democracy and shaping the post-World War II world.”

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“Zelikow proves an effective storyteller with an easy, uncomplicated narrative that makes for good reading of solid, honest scholarship reminiscent sometimes of Barbara Tuschman’s The G

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“This brightly written biography of a fierce woman lost to history will appeal strongly to feminists.”

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It should be said that this is a paperback release of a book first published in 2015.

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The campaign in the Mediterranean is often considered the forgotten campaign of the European Theater of World War II, generally receiving much less coverage from historians than Northwest Europe, p

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“sprawling, shocking story of the whacko Gilded Age . . .”

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“Malkasian is a masterful writer, expertly blending history with strategic and cultural analysis to craft what will be the benchmark history of this conflict.”

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The “Zelensky effect,” according to this accessible and very relevant book, is his ability to mobilise Ukrainian “civic national identity” or “44 million Zelenskys,” as the authors describe it, in

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“Murphy is plain-spoken, a man of faith and modesty, and the ideal person to write this World War II memoir. One hopes the television series will be half as good.”

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“Were it not for the horrors visited on Germany’s European neighbors, as well as on many of its own citizens, by the Nazis, one might almost feel a twinge of sympathy for the common German.

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Using previously unpublished archival sources from several countries, Howard provides a fresh look at how intelligence affected the diplomacy and geopolitics that preceded

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For those who love to dig deep into Tudor history, scandal, and intrigue, the Dudleys make a fascinating study of a family whose interactions from the first Tudor, Henry VII to the last, Elizabeth

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Thomas Jefferson: A Biography of Spirit and Flesh explores Jefferson’s great contradictions and ideas, especially around religion and slavery, yet the vi

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a short book but a visceral one.”

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