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Here are 5 of our recent favorites

One Giant Leap

One Giant Leap

The remarkable, stranger-than-fiction true story of the men and women who put us on the moon.

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The Pioneers

The Pioneers

The courageous story of the pioneers who trekked into the unknown and settled the Northwest Territory, which would become Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin.

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A Good American Family

A Good American Family

A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist investigates his own family’s ordeal of being targeted by the Red Scare of the 1950s, even interviewing the very men who blacklisted his father.

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Accidental Presidents

Accidental Presidents

A fresh look at political history by examining the eight times when a vice president succeeded the president.

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Midnight in Chernobyl

Midnight in Chernobyl

One of our favorite books of the year is a complete history of the Chernobyl disaster that puts names and faces to the scores of everyday people affected.

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Ten Caesars

Ten Caesars

More than three centuries of Roman history comes to life as historian Barry Strauss recounts the lives and reigns of ten of the Roman Empire’s most important rulers.

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The Storm on Our Shores

The Storm on Our Shores

The long-forgotten history of the World War II battle fought off the coast of Alaska.

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Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

The winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History.
Need we say more?

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CSNY

CSNY

For the reformed hippie dad, a nostalgic chronicle of the folk rock group that ruled Woodstock and the charts.

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The World’s Fastest Man

The World’s Fastest Man

Ever heard of Major Taylor? Neither had we until this captivating biography of the bike racer who broke speed and racial barriers hit our desk.

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