History

Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America Karen Abbott

THE GHOSTS OF EDEN PARK  is an expertly written and researched account of the life and crimes of George Remus, one of the first and most successful bootleggers during the Prohibition era. Called "The King of Bootleggers" and at one time controlling 35 percent of the liquor in the United States.  Abbott chronicles his...

Every Drop of Blood: The Momentous Second Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln Edward Achorn

EVERY DROP OF BLOOD is a spellbinding account of Lincoln's second and final inaguration, which...

The Suspect: An Olympic Bombing, the FBI, the Media, and Richard Jewell, the Man Caught in the Middle Kent Alexander

THE SUSPECT is a masterful account of the 1996 Olympic Park bombing in Atlanta and the man who was at first a hero and then the FBI's main suspect: security guard Richard Jewell, a former police officer who discovered the bomb before it detonated, saving countless lives. Former U.S. Attorney Kent Alexander and former...

All the Powers of Earth: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. III, 1856-1860 Sidney Blumenthal

A SELF-MADE MAN 1809 - 1849: THE POLITICAL LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN covers The Great Emancipator's...

The Bomber Mafia: A Dream, a Temptation, and the Longest Night of the Second World War Malcolm Gladwell

THE BOMBER MAFIA: A DREAM, A TEMPTATION, AND THE LONGEST NIGHT OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR is best described in what one critic called "an everything-you-thought-you-knew-was-wrong page-turner. Malcolm Gladwell's genius for research and insight was never more powerful than this story that pits technology against the moral compass...

The Allies: Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin, and the Unlikely Alliance That Won World War II Winston Groom

THE ALLIES is historian Winston Groom's account of the unlikely alliance between Franklin Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin, who despite their vast differences in style and philosophy, managed to lead the Allied powers to victory in World War II.

 

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Rain in Our Hearts: Alpha Company in the Vietnam War Logue James Allen

RAIN IN OUR HEARTS: ALPHA COMPANY IN THE VIETNAM WAR is a truly magnificent tribute to America's veterans who sacrificed so much - some who sacrificed their lives - for our country. The powerful images were created during battle and on the way to battle and after battle by a professional photographer who carried his...

Franklin & Washington: The Founding Partnership Edward J. Larson

FRANKLIN & WASHINGTON illuminates the partnership of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, two very different men who perhaps did the most to shape America's image and ideas. Brilliantly written and researched, Larson illustrates how Franklin and Washington worked together and separately to form the country's...

I Marched With Patton: A Firsthand Account of World War II Alongside One of the U.S. Army's Greatest Generals Frank Sisson

I MARCHED WITH PATTON is an extraordinary first hand recounting of one soldier's time under Patton's command in World War II. Sisson's story begins in rural Oklahoma, where we grew up in the shadow of the Great Depression. In 1944 he enlisted in the US Army at 18, he was deployed to France with Patton's Third Army,...

No Place Like Home: An Architectural Study of Auburn, Alabama - The First 150 Years Emily Sparrow

NO PLACE LIKE HOME examines the beautiful structures that make up the architectural history of Auburn, from the historical churches, the old businesses and homes, and of course the mighty buildings that make up Auburn's campus. Anchored by a strong sense of place, No Place Like Home will inspire readers to a...