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Witness the sinking of the Titanic through the articles that broke the news across the world. With fascinating reports and remarkable detail about the survivors and heroes of the disaster, this vivid read illuminates the historic tragedy.

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A Pulitzer Prize finalist and a New York Times Best Book of 2012: A leading historian examines the controversial life of Joseph P. Kennedy and his family’s rise to political power. “The sort of biography that begs to be called ‘magisterial’” (The Boston Globe).

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From an internationally bestselling author and biographer comes “probably the biggest nonfiction project of our times” (The Bookseller). Chronicling events from the Neolithic era to the death of Henry VII in 1509, this compelling volume presents a fresh account of England’s history.

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This “intriguing” account (Publishers Weekly) documents an 1888 blizzard among the worst ever seen in the US — and the havoc it wreaked along the East Coast. “Amazing stories of life and death fill this readable social history of a great disaster” (Library Journal).

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The riches of the past are revealed in this sweeping, engaging history of Japan. From the island nation’s ancient beginnings through to the modern era, discover how Japan became the major world power it is today.

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From medieval headdresses to Victorian crinoline, take a fascinating tour through centuries of odd clothing in this “brisk romp” (The New York Times Book Review) through history’s outlandish and unwieldy garments.

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A #1 New York Times bestseller: After a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist noticed a beautiful mansion for sale, he delved into its history and the life of a Gilded Age heiress. “Deliciously scandalous… A thrilling study of the responsibilities and privileges that come with great wealth” (Publishers Weekly starred review).

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In 1606, three British ships set sail for Virginia — but what awaited the passengers was far different from their expectations. This concise history of the Jamestown colony examines the years leading up to their voyage, their arrival, and its aftermath.

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In this “brilliant” work of nonfiction (Tim O’Brien), a military historian examines the many ways soldiers have met with death in different eras of warfare. “Intense… Its fascination with historical detail and celebration of raw courage make it hard to resist” (The New York Times).

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Delve into this portrait of Sam Houston — a complex 19th-century figure who served as president of the Republic of Texas twice during its independence. “A valuable look at the forces behind the formation of Texas and its pivotal role in US expansion” (Kirkus Reviews).

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Throughout history, the family unit has served a crucial role in society. This “well-researched and well-written” book (Library Journal) surveys family life in the Middle Ages and its impact on religion, education, government, and more.

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This account “will engage readers interested in physics, World War II, history, and biography” (Library Journal): Learn how the hostility between Albert Einstein and Philipp Lenard, an anti-Semitic German scientist who was enormously jealous of Einstein, impacted their field. “Deeply fascinating” (Booklist).

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Celebrate the remarkable achievements of women throughout history with this illustrated guide to nearly 100 female warriors, spies, revolutionaries, and more. From a Danish princess turned pirate to a legendary Mongolian wrestler, these women and their stories are sure to captivate and inspire.

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In this history from a New York Times bestselling author, the Houses of Lancaster and York clash in a bloody era of violence. “Both scholarly and a page-turner… Entertaining” (Publishers Weekly starred review), with over 1,800 five-star ratings on Goodreads.

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This compelling history of the tumultuous era that produced the famous King James Bible “breezily narrates the political and religious struggles of the early 17th century” (Publishers Weekly). A “scrupulously elegant account” (New York Times bestselling author Simon Winchester).

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