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  • Sordid Sex Livesby NIGE CAWTHORNE; Nigel Cawthorne

    Quercus 2011; US$ 12.99

    What do the rich and famous really get up to behind closed doors? When does sexual passion become sordid perversion? Who are history's most shocking deviants and what are their sex secrets? The pages of this book reveal 45 shocking, scandalous - and often disturbing - stories of promiscuity and sexual perversion throughout the ages. Uncovered here... more...

  • Bombshellby Ludwig Leidig

    SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99

    Bombshell is an unknown true story unearthed from World War II documents. Although a historical biography, it reads as a dramatic psychological thriller, and it covers the dark period of the Third Reich in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. Barbara Goette accepts an offer to join global tycoon Ludwig Roselius (The Lion) and work for the HAG conglomerate.... more...

  • My Larger Educationby Booker T. Washington

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 4.50

    The primary voice of the African American community from 1890 to 1915, and the author of Up from Slavery, Booker T. Washington was an educator and orator as well as a founder of the Alabama school that developed into Tuskegee University. Washington proposed that most African Americans would benefit from a practical trade rather than a liberal arts... more...

  • Searching for Booker Wrightby Yvette Johnson

    Atria Books 2017; US$ 26.00 US$ 18.20

    In this moving memoir, Yvette Johnson travels to Mississippi to uncover the true story of her grandfather and why he was murdered?a case that became the basis for the documentary Booker?s Place: A Mississippi Story , which the Los Angeles Times called ?a powerful personal portrait.? ?Have to keep that smile,? said Booker Wright in the 1966 NBC... more...

  • Confessionsby Jean-Jacques Rousseau

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 24.00

      Rousseau's ideas have influenced almost every major political development of the last two hundred years, and are crucial to an understanding of phenomena as diverse as the French Revolution, modern educational theory, and the contemporary environmental movement. This is reason enough to draw attention to his startlingly alive autobiography. But... more...

  • Tea on the Great Wallby Patricia Luce Chapman

    Earnshaw Books 2015; US$ 12.99

    ?Shirley Temple? in Wonderland meets Chinese opium addicts, Nazis, and Japanese bayonets? Tea on the Great Wall is a young American girl?s account as the world falls apart in 1930s China. Patricia Luce Chapman?s memoir is full of the color and feel of living as a foreigner in a Chinese world, the encroachment of the Japanese, and the takeover by... more...

  • Speaking Ill of the Dead: Jerks in New York Historyby Kara Hughes

    Globe Pequot Press 2011; US$ 15.99

    A delightfully wicked look at the badly behaved characters who shaped the history of New York through their deeds and misdeeds. more...

  • Many Loves of Buffalo Billby Chris Enss

    TwoDot 2010; US$ 15.99

    ?What we want to do is give our women even more liberty than they have. Let them do any kind of work that they see fit, and if they do it as well as men, give them the same pay.??William F. Cody, 1899 With rough-riding cowboys, sure shots, and fantastic reenactments of battles and train robberies, Buffalo Bill Cody brought the myth of the Old... more...

  • Melville in His Own Timeby Steven Olsen-Smith

    University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 60.00

    Owing to the decline of his contemporary fame and to decades of posthumous neglect, Herman Melville remains enigmatic to readers despite his status as one of America?s most securely canonical authors. Born into patrician wealth but plunged into poverty as a child, in 1840 he signed aboard the whaleship Acushnet in the midst of a nationwide depression... more...

  • The Forgotten Zionistby Rodney Benjamin; David Cebon

    Gefen Publishing House 2012; US$ 9.99

    A fascinating story of one man s impact on history (Sir Martin Gilbert, historian; Honorary Fellow of Merton College, University of Oxford). Vladimir Jabotinsky and Sioma Jacobi exchanged more than five hundred letters between 1920 and 1939. Yet Jabotinsky s right-hand man, who ran the London Revisionist bureau from 1934 until his premature death... more...