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Drawing from personal letters, official documents, and rare photographs, the author offers a look at the "tumultuous" 1863 and all the personalities of the year.

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In a collaboration between writer and subject, the author of Home and City life illuminates Frederick Law Olmsted's role as a major cultural figure and a man at the epicenter of nineteenth-century American history. "We know Olmsted through the…

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Hamill, a journalist and author from Brooklyn, reflects on how drinking influenced the first half of his life.

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Notes and underlinings: Basbane's family, acknowledgment of collectors, librarians, booksellers. Stephen Blumberg stole from 268 libraries, worth $20 million. Stole to keep, not sell. Gentlest of infirmities, bibliomania. Oral histories, parts 1…

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The wife of Ronald Reagan's former press secretary describes life with her husband before and after he was shot by John Hinckley, the circumstances that led her to become a gun control activist, and her own battle with lung cancer.

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This is the witty, candid story of a daring young man who made his own way to the heights of American journalism and public life, of the great adventure that took him at only twenty years old straight from Harvard to almost four years in the shooting…

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Studies how America's relationship with China has changed from 1969 to 1999, focusing on how American presidents have dealt with China's rulers.

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Paul Johnson's work is a reinterpretation of American history spanning from the first colonial settlements to the Clinton administration.

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Examines the place of warfare in human culture and the human impulse toward violence.

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John Kenneth Galbraith exhibits unmatched insight and broad scope - from World War I and the Russian Revolution to the implications of Communism's fall, from the "superbly insane decade of the twenties" and the Great Depression to the Reagan era and…

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Charles Sykes's ProfScam sparked a furious debate over the mission and the failure of our universities. Now he turns his attention to an even more controversial subject. A Nation of Victims is the first book on the startling decay of the American…
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