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Notre-Dame: A History by Richard Winston

Experience the dazzling story of one of Europe’s most recognizable landmarks! From the centuries-long building process to its role in the liberation of France during World War II, this illuminating work by a New York Times bestselling author spotlights Notre-Dame Cathedral as a contributor and witness to history.

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Bayou of Pigs by Stewart Bell

Toward the end of the Cold War, a ragtag band of crooks attempted to take over a Caribbean country and transform it into a haven for criminals. Here, their doomed mission is recounted in striking detail. “An engaging and incredible account… extensively researched and well-written” (The Washington Times).

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Helga’s Diary by Neil Bermel and Helga Weiss

In a diary that would later be hidden away within the wall of a concentration camp barracks, a Jewish girl documented the Nazi invasion of Prague and her internment at Terezín. This powerful survivor’s account is “breathtaking… a chilling testament to the tragedy of the Holocaust” (Publishers Weekly).

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The Nazi Officer’s Wife by Edith Hahn Beer and Susan Dworkin

This New York Times bestseller follows Edith Hahn, a Jewish woman who disguised her identity to evade the Gestapo. When a member of the Nazi party courted her, Edith began an extraordinary and dangerous double life. “An inspiring example of perseverance in the face of terrible adversity” (Publishers Weekly).

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The Species Seekers by Richard Conniff

This exuberant account presents the naturalists of the 1700s and 1800s — including Linnaeus, Darwin, and Audubon — brilliant eccentrics who sought to catalog the planet’s myriad inhabitants for science. “Conniff is a splendid writer… one can’t resist quoting him” (The New York Times).

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Collision Course by Alvin Moscow

This engrossing New York Times bestseller chronicles the deadly collision of two luxury passenger ships in 1956 — one of modern history’s worst maritime disasters. “An electrifying book” (Newsweek).

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How Churchill Saved Civilization by John Harte

In this gripping chronicle, a veteran of World War II paints Winston Churchill as the central figure of the globe-shaping conflict. A fresh and fascinating perspective on a pivotal leader and the far-reaching effects of his choices.

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The Tudors by G.J. Meyer

This captivating New York Times bestseller illuminates the notoriously treacherous Tudor era that produced King Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth I. An “authoritative perspective on an entire dynasty” (Publishers Weekly starred review), with over 2,600 five-star ratings on Goodreads.

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Ship Ablaze by Edward T. O’Donnell

“Dramatic and compelling” (Clive Cussler): In 1904, a steamboat caught fire within sight of New York City’s shore, claiming over 1,000 lives. Capturing the depth of the tragedy and the resilience of a community, this moving history offers “a fascinating window into an era” (Publishers Weekly).

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Jerusalem by Karen Armstrong

From a New York Times bestselling author: Experience the story of Jerusalem, birthplace of three major world religions. This “splendid” book (Publishers Weekly) offers “the best serious, accessible history of the most spiritually important city in the world” (The Baltimore Sun).

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Bad Girls Throughout History by Ann Shen

From Cleopatra to Marie Curie to Harriet Tubman, bold and innovative women have challenged the status quo since the beginning of time. In this captivating guide, learn about the lives and accomplishments of 100 incredible figures from around the world.

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Venice: A History by John Davis

What began as an unlikely lagoon transformed into a maritime empire, and then into a dazzling reminder of a bygone age. Witness the rise and decline of one of the most beautiful cities in the world in this captivating history of Venice.

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The Taj Mahal by John David Cooper

Besides being an architectural wonder, the Taj Mahal serves as a symbol of the epic love between a 17th-century emperor and his queen — as well as the subsequent rise and fall of the Moghul dynasty. Learn the saga behind the world-renowned treasure!

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Versailles: A History by Robert B. Abrams

For a hundred years prior to the French Revolution, Versailles was the seat of power in France, bearing witness to numerous monumental events. Dive into a complete history of one of the world’s most breathtaking palaces and the people who lived there.

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Revolutionary Medicine by Jeanne E. Abrams

“Readable and eye-opening” (The Wall Street Journal): In the early days of our nation, illnesses like smallpox were common and deadly. This engaging history traces the practice and progress of medicine in the 18th century through the lens of the Founding Fathers. “Engaging” (Publishers Weekly).

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