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The Journey of Crazy Horse tells the story of one of history’s most legendary warriors, through the eyes of those who knew him best. Drawing on oral tradition and first-hand accounts, Joseph M. Marshall III provides a unique and insightful look at Crazy Horse’s life and times, from his childhood spent tending buffalo herds to [...]

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The Journey of Humanity by Oded Galor is a comprehensive history of humanity, from its origins to the present day. The book delves into the causes and consequences of wealth and inequality over time, providing insights that will be valuable for anyone interested in economics, sociology, or history. For who is this book for ? [...]

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The Man Without a Face is a riveting and alarming account of the rise to power of Vladimir Putin, one of the most enigmatic and powerful leaders in recent history. Journalist Masha Gessen traces Putin’s trajectory from rural obscurity to president of Russia, uncovering along the way his dark secrets and mysterious past. This richly [...]

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The New Tsar

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The New Tsar by Steven Lee Myers tells the story of Vladimir Putin’s rise to power and his subsequent reign as Russian president. Drawing on extensive interviews and newly declassified documents, Myers provides a detailed account of Putin’s political career, from his early days in the KGB to his controversial rule during the 21st century. [...]

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Kathryn S. Olmsted’s “The Newspaper Axis” tells the story of six powerful press barons who helped Adolf Hitler come to power in Germany during the 1930s. The book provides a detailed account of how these men used their newspapers and other forms of media to propagate Nazi propaganda and sway public opinion in favor of [...]

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The Nine

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The Nine tells the remarkable story of nine women who banded together to survive Nazi Germany. Faced with incredible danger and hardship, these brave women helped one another through desperate times and ultimately emerged stronger than ever. From imprisonment in concentration camps to the struggle for basic necessities like food and clothing, their tenacity is [...]

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The Nineties

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In The Nineties, Chuck Klosterman examines the era-defining decade through a cultural lens. He explores how technologies like cell phones and the internet changed both our personal lives and public discourse; he considers what made Kurt Cobain such an influential musician and why America’s politicians became so unpopular; he looks at how various figures—from Jean-Claude [...]

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The Prince

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The Prince is a book written by Machiavelli over 500 years ago. It’s one of the most influential books on politics and power ever written and contains some genuinely shocking advice. For who is this book for ? The Prince is for anyone interested in gaining, maintaining or defending power. Pros : It’s an incredibly [...]

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The Righteous Mind is a book by Jonathan Haidt that looks at the psychology of political and religious beliefs. It argues that we are hard-wired to be tribal, and that our morality is based on whether we see others as being in our tribe or not. For who is this book for ? This book [...]

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This book is a comprehensive history of Nazi Germany from its earliest origins to the end of World War II. It provides detailed information on all aspects of life in Nazi Germany, from politics and government to education and propaganda. For who is this book for ? This book provides an in-depth exploration of all [...]

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The Road to Unfreedom is a comprehensive and alarming look at the current state of Russia, Europe, and America. Timothy Snyder provides readers with an in-depth analysis of how democracies can succumb to authoritarianism, detailing the warning signs that we should all be aware of. The book is essential reading for anyone who wants to [...]

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The Sleepwalkers is a comprehensive and compelling account of how Europe went to war in 1914. Christopher Clark delves deep into the archives to uncover fascinating new evidence, providing fresh insights into the decisions made by individual leaders and exploring the intricate web of alliances that led inexorably to disaster. Thoroughly researched and brilliantly written, [...]

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This book tells the story of Winston Churchill’s experience during World War II, as well as his family life. It is a compelling account of the Blitz bombings in London and the challenges that both he and his loved ones faced. For who is this book for ? The Splendid and the Vile is a [...]

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In The Spy and the Traitor, Ben Macintyre tells the incredible story of one of history’s most notorious traitors, Oleg Gordievsky, and the MI6 officer who risked everything to save him. Gordievsky was a senior KGB official who fed British intelligence vital information about Russia’s plans for world domination during the height of the Cold [...]

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The Warmth of Other Suns is a historical account of the great migration of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North and West between 1915 and 1970. Isabel Wilkerson meticulously researched and documented this little-known chapter in American history, amassing over 3000 interviews with former migrants. The result is a gripping, eye-opening [...]

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The Way Forward is a history book written by Robert O’Neill. The book chronicles some of the most pivotal moments in human history, and examines how individuals have faced and overcome adversity to create lasting legacies. O’Neill draws on his own experiences as a Navy Seal officer to provide insights into what it takes to [...]

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The Way I Heard it is a collection of short, true stories from Mike Rowe’s varied and interesting life. The anecdotes are engaging, humorous, and sometimes shocking – but always told with the trademark wit and intelligence that has made Rowe one of America’s most beloved storytellers. From his early days as a janitor in [...]

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The Woman Who Smashed Codes tells the extraordinary story of Elizebeth Smith Friedman, a codebreaking genius whose work helped win World War II. Friedman was born in Chicago in 1892 and came from a family of accomplished women. She originally wanted to be an actress, but she eventually pursued cryptography instead, learning how to break [...]

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This book tells the story of white women who owned slaves in the American South. It provides a unique perspective on this little-known aspect of history, and explores the complex motives that drove these women to own slaves. For who is this book for ? This book is for people who are interested in history [...]

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Troy

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This book tells the story of Troy, as reimagined by Stephen Fry. It weaves together elements of Homer’s Iliad with modern storytelling techniques, to create a fresh and unique take on this classic tale. The result is an gripping read that will appeal to fans of mythology and historical fiction alike. For who is this [...]

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Unbroken

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Laura Hillenbrand tells the story of Olympian and war hero Louis Zamperini in “Unbroken.” Beginning with his childhood, Hillenbrand traces Zamperini’s life up to when he becomes a prisoner of war during World War II. Held captive for over two years, Zamperini endures unimaginable hardships and experiences moments of incredible courage. Finally freed, he returns [...]

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In “Under the Banner of Heaven,” Jon Krakauer tells the horrifying story of convicted killers Dan and Ron Lafferty, who insist they were acting under orders from God when they killed their sister-in-law and her baby. He explores the history of religious fanaticism in America and finds that violence is often sanctioned by scripture. For [...]

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Vanderbilt

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This is a book about the Vanderbilt dynasty – one of America’s most famous and powerful families. It tells the story of their rise to power, as well as their eventual fall from grace. The book is written by Anderson Cooper, an acclaimed journalist and TV personality who happens to be related to the Vanderbilts [...]

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Washington

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Washington by Ron Chernow is a biography of America’s first president. Published in 2017, the book was praised as “magisterial” by The Wall Street Journal and deemed a “sweeping, yet meticulously researched history” byThe New York Times. For who is this book for ? Washington is a biography of America’s first president, George Washington. The [...]

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Ways and Means tells the story of how Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet managed to finance the Civil War without resorting to crippling taxes or printing money. Historian Roger Lowenstein provides a detailed account of the complex financial maneuvers undertaken by Lincoln and his advisors, including Jay Cooke, Salmon Chase, and Edwin Stanton. He also [...]

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We Don’t Know Ourselves is a personal history of modern Ireland by Fintan O’Toole. The book tells the story of how successive Irish governments have dealt with partition, violence, and economic recession. It also provides insights into the role that culture has played in shaping Irish identity. For who is this book for ? We [...]

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When There Were Birds tells the story of a time when birds filled the skies. From their aerial perspective, we witness natural wonders and human endeavor as never before. Author Roy Adkins uses his encyclopedic knowledge of ornithology to bring these creatures vividly to life, conjuring up an immersive world in which we discover how [...]

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In his book, “Where the Deer and the Antelope Play,” Nick Offerman offers up a collection of observations on life in the great outdoors. Drawing on his own experiences as an amateur historian and naturalist, Offerman provides readers with a humorous but informative look at topics such as wildlife behavior, U.S. history, camping tips, and [...]

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With the Old Breed tells the riveting story of E. B. Sledge, a young Alabama boy who enlists in the Marines to fight in World War II and winds up battling Japanese forces on some of the most brutal battlefields of history. A Marine rifleman through three historic amphibious assaults—on Guadalcanal, Peleliu, and Okinawa—Sledge became [...]

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In her book, “You Sound Like a White Girl,” Julissa Arce argues that we should reject assimilation and embrace our cultural roots. She tells the story of her own journey from undocumented immigrant to Wall Street executive, and provides insights into how Latinos can succeed in America while still preserving their heritage. Arce’s powerful message [...]

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