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City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York by Tyler Anbinder
2016
At the Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails with Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus, Martin Heidegger, Maurice Merleau-Ponty and Others by Sarah Bakewell
2016
The Winter Fortress: The Epic Mission to Sabotage Hitler’s Atomic Bomb by Neal Bascomb
2016
The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West by Peter Cozzens
2016
The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero by Timothy Egan
2016
Pax Romana: War, Peace and Conquest in the Roman World by Adrian Goldsworthy
2016
White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America by Nancy Isenberg
2016
The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America by Ethan Michaeli
2016
The Invention of Russia: The Rise of Putin and the Age of Fake News by Arkady Ostrovsky
2016
Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America by Patrick Phillips
2016
Blood Brothers: The Fatal Friendship Between Muhammad Ali and Malcolm X by Randy Roberts
2016
Red Platoon: A True Story of American Valor by Clinton Romesha
2016
Children of Paradise: The Struggle for the Soul of Iran by Laura Secor
2016
The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summerscale
2016
American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst by Jeffrey Toobin
2016
Hitler: Ascent: 1889-1939 by Volker Ullrich
2016
The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley by Eric Weiner
2016
The China Challenge: Shaping the Choices of a Rising Power by Thomas J. Christensen
2015
Waterloo - The History of Four Days, Three Armies and Three Battles by Bernard Cornwell
2015
The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789 by Joseph J. Ellis
2015
Midnight's Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India's Partition by Nisid Hajari
2015
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
2015
The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Tyrant Who Created North Korea and The Young Lieutenant Who Stole His Way to Freedom by Blaine Harden
2015
The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal by David E. Hoffman
2015
The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency by Annie Jacobsen
2015
Pirate Hunters: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship by Robert Kurson
2015
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
2015
Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story by David Maraniss
2015
Bull Mountain by Brian Panowich
2015
The Prize: Who's in Charge of America's Schools? by Dale Russakoff
2015
The Witches: Salem, 1692 by Stacy Schiff
2015
Objective Troy: A Terrorist, a President, and the Rise of the Drone by Scott Shane
2015
Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America by T. J. Stiles
2015
The Last of the President's Men by Bob Woodward
2015
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War by Karen Abbott
2014
Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence by Karen Armstrong
2014
Bohemians, Bootleggers, Flappers, and Swells: The Best of Early Vanity Fair by Graydon Carter
2014
Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II by Vicki Croke
2014
Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson by S. C. Gwynne
2014
Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art by Carl Hoffman
2014
War of the Whales: A True Story by Joshua Horwitz
2014
The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson
2014
Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty by Elizabeth Mitchell
2014
The Race Underground: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway by Doug Most
2014
Killing Patton: The Strange Death of World War II's Most Audacious General by Bill O'Reilly
2014
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China by Evan Osnos
2014
Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: Adventures in Modern Russia by Peter Pomerantsev
2014
In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette by Hampton Sides
2014
Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival by Peter Stark
2014
Trapped Under the Sea: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness by Neil Swidey
2014
One Million Steps: A Marine Platoon at War by Bing West
2014
Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin, and Sadat at Camp by Lawrence Wright
2014
13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened In Benghazi by Mitchell Zuckoff
2014
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott Anderson
2013
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Reza Aslan
2013
The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944–1945 by Rick Atkinson
2013
The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown
2013
One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson
2013
Year Zero: A History of 1945 by Ian Buruma
2013
Daily Rituals: How Great Minds Make Time, Find Inspiration, and Get to Work: How Artists Work by Mason Currey
2013
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink
2013
The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism by Doris Kearns Goodwin
2013
Catastrophe 1914: Europe Goes to War by Max Hastings
2013
Dallas 1963 by Bill Minutaglio
2013
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer
2013
The Great War: July 1, 1916: The First Day of the Battle of the Somme: An Illustrated Panorama by Joe Sacco
2013
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety by Eric Schlosser
2013
Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton
2013
The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible by Simon Winchester
2013
Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff
2013
Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956 by Anne Applebaum
2012
Detroit City Is the Place to Be: The Afterlife of an American Metropolis by Mark Binelli
2012
The Finish: The Killing of Osama Bin Laden by Mark Bowden
2012
Fraternity: In 1968, a visionary priest recruited 20 black men to the College of the Holy Cross and changed their lives and the course of history. by Diane Brady
2012
Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power by Steve Coll
2012
500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars by Kurt Eichenwald
2012
The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity by Nancy Gibbs
2012
Bitter Brew: The Rise and Fall of Anheuser-Busch and America's Kings of Beer by William Knoedelseder
2012
Double Cross : The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Ben Macintyre
2012
Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York by Richard Zacks
2012
The Great Sea: A Human History of the Mediterranean by David Abulafia
2011
The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict between America and Al-Qaeda by Peter Bergen
2011
1861: The Civil War Awakening by Adam Goodheart
2011
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson
2011
Radioactivity: A History of a Mysterious Science by Marjorie C. Malley
2011
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert K. Massie
2011
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough
2011
Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff
2011

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