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  • U.S. Women's Historyby Leslie Brown; Jacqueline Castledine; Anne Valk; Deborah Gray White; Nancy A. Hewitt; Danielle Phillips; Rebecca Tuuri; Ariella Rotramel; Danielle L. McGuire; Jacqueline Castledine; Christina Greene; Jen Manion; Andrea Estepa; Kirsten Delegard; Anne Valk

    Rutgers University Press 2017; US$ 27.95

    Spanning the antebellum era to the present day, the ten original essays in U.S. Women's History  represent a cross-section of current scholarship, examining both the causes that have united American women and the conflicts that have divided them. The book offers a fresh take on familiar events and figures, from Rosa Parks to Take Back the Night marches,... more...

  • Laraby Anna Pasternak

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 20.99

    The heartbreaking story of the love affair between Boris Pasternak, the author of Doctor Zhivago, and Olga Ivinskaya?the true tragedy behind the timeless classic When Stalin came into power in 1924, the Communist government began persecuting dissident writers. Though Stalin spared the life of Boris Pasternak?whose novel-in-progress,  Doctor Zhivago,... more...

  • Only One Yearby Svetlana Alliluyeva

    HarperCollins 2017; US$ 11.99

    After the success of her New York Times -bestselling childhood memoir Twenty Letters to a Friend , Josef Stalin?s daughter Svetlana Alliluyeva?subject of Rosemary Sullivan?s critically acclaimed biography Stalin?s Daughter ?penned this riveting account of her year-long journey to defect from the USSR and start a new life in America. The story... more...

  • The Signal Flameby Andrew Krivak

    Scribner 2017; US$ 26.00 US$ 18.99

    The stunning second novel from National Book Award finalist Andrew Krivak?a heartbreaking, captivating story about a family awaiting the return of their youngest son from the Vietnam War. In a small town in Pennsylvania?s Endless Mountains Hannah and her son Bo mourn the loss of the family patriarch, Jozef Vinich. They were three generations under... more...

  • Bill Clintonby Michael Tomasky; Arthur M. Jr. Schlesinger; Sean Wilentz

    Henry Holt and Co. 2017; US$ 17.50

    The president of larger-than-life ambitions and appetites whose term defined America at the close of the twentieth century Bill Clinton: a president of contradictions. He was a Rhodes Scholar and a Yale Law School graduate, but he was also a fatherless child from rural Arkansas. He was one of the most talented politicians of his age, but he inspired... more...

  • Stilwell and the American Experience in Chinaby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 20.00

    Barbara W. Tuchman won her second Pulitzer Prize for this nonfiction masterpiece?an authoritative work of history that recounts the birth of modern China through the eyes of one extraordinary American.   General Joseph W. Stilwell was a man who loved China deeply and knew its people as few Americans ever have. Barbara W. Tuchman?s groundbreaking... more...

  • Notes from Chinaby Barbara W. Tuchman

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 16.00

    A journalistic tour de force, this wide-ranging collection by the author of the Pulitzer Prize?winning biography Stilwell and the American Experience in China is a classic in its own right.   During the summer of 1972?a few short months after Nixon?s legendary visit to China?master historian Barbara W. Tuchman made her own trip to that country,... more...

  • A Great Place to Have a Warby Joshua Kurlantzick

    Simon & Schuster 2017; US$ 28.00 US$ 20.50

    The untold story of how America?s secret war in Laos in the 1960s and 1970s transformed the CIA from a loose collection of spies into a military operation and a key player in American foreign policy. In 1960, President Eisenhower was focused on Laos, a tiny Southeast Asian nation few Americans had ever heard of. Washington feared the country would... more...

  • Earning the Rockiesby Robert D. Kaplan

    Random House Publishing Group 2017; US$ 27.00

    An incisive portrait of the American landscape that shows how geography continues to determine America?s role in the world?from the bestselling author of The Revenge of Geography  and Balkan Ghosts As a boy, Robert D. Kaplan listened to his truck-driver father tell evocative stories about traveling across America in his youth, travels in which... more...

  • Talentos ocultosby Margot Lee Shetterly

    HarperCollins Español 2017; US$ 12.74

    Esta es la verdadera historia, nunca antes contada, de las mujeres afroamericanas de la NASA expertas en matemáticas, que desempeñaron un papel crucial en el programa espacial de Estados Unidos, y cuyas contribuciones han permanecido anónimas? hasta ahora. more...