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For generations of sailors, whaling meant a life of risk, enterprise, and adventure. Here is the astonishing story of how America’s whaling industry got its start — and eventually conquered the world’s seas.

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During World War II, a group of Italians risked their lives to protect Jews from the Holocaust — including many in the southern Italian village of Campagna. Their powerful stories will fascinate and inspire you.

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“Monumental… A stirring portrait” (Publishers Weekly): This New York Times Notable Book explores Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and enduring legacy. A comprehensive biography that captures the iconic civil rights activist “in all his power, glory, and humility” (Chicago Tribune).

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“Vivid and hair-raising” (Chicago Tribune): In 1857, nearly 150 people were killed when a wagon train carrying gold was targeted in southern Utah. This provocative account argues that the perpetrators were officials from the Mormon Church, driven by financial difficulties. “Gripping” (The New York Times Book Review).

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This powerful memoir illuminates one soldier’s moments of bravery, fear, and loss during World War II. “Beautifully written… Perfectly evokes life and battle in a parachute infantry company” (The Washington Post).

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An “elegantly written account” (Kirkus Reviews): To propel the US into involvement in World War II, Franklin Delano Roosevelt had to campaign against isolationists who called for nonintervention in foreign affairs. An engaging must-read about a pivotal moment in political history.

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This “riveting” read (The Baltimore Sun) weaves together the parallel lives and kindred spirits of two prominent men — Abraham Lincoln and Walt Whitman — during the Civil War. With “a natural sense of detail and period that revivifies the familiar figures” (The New Yorker).

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“An astonishing book” (New York Times bestselling author Francine Prose): Explore a journalist’s reports from the Nuremberg trials and other landmark court cases in this unparalleled collection. “Brilliant and thought-provoking” (The Christian Science Monitor).

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“Vividly written, richly detailed, and insightful” (The Boston Globe): This Pulitzer Prize finalist examines the incredible life of William Shakespeare, from his humble beginnings to his legacy as the world’s most famous playwright. “A magnificent achievement” (The Wall Street Journal).

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Although World War I is remembered as a conflict fought in the trenches, naval power spelled the difference between victory and defeat. A Pulitzer Prize–winning author illuminates the war at sea in this “unusually fine military narrative” (Publishers Weekly).

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Experience the dramatic rise and fall of the Spanish Empire, including its emergence in the Middle Ages, its era of dominance, and Spain’s current state in relation to the rest of Europe.

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From the Visigoths and the fall of Rome to the Vikings and the colonization of North America, discover the armies that laid the groundwork for Western Civilization as we know it.

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With over 1,600 five-star Goodreads ratings: Take a panoramic tour through the years, events, and people that led to World War I in this “superb” history (The New York Times Book Review) from a New York Times bestselling author. “Elegantly written” (The Wall Street Journal).

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A New York Times bestselling historian illuminates an unsung story of World War II, profiling leaders, soldiers, and spies of Europe who fought Hitler from unconquered Britain. “A rip-roaring saga of hairbreadth escape, espionage, and resistance” (Erik Larson, author of The Devil in the White City).

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A “searching, profound comparative history” of major religions (Publishers Weekly) with over 12,800 five-star ratings on Goodreads! An expert explores the history of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam from their ancient roots to today. An “admirable and impressive” New York Times bestseller (The Washington Post).

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