Nonfiction

American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation

By Michael Kazin - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

American Dreamers surveys the creative contributions of the lately much-reviled American Left, from the 1820s to the election of President Obama. It concludes ...Read Review

The Omnipotent Magician: Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown 1716-1783

By Jane Brown - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

The author has written an impressive number of books on gardening in England, and she now turns to look at the country’s ...Read Review

Waltzing with the Enemy

By Helen Mitsios - By Rasia Kliot - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

This is another memoir from a survivor of the Holocaust, but one with some crucial differences. First off, it is written by both ...Read Review

Jedediah Smith: No Ordinary Mountain Man

By Barton H. Barbour - Published 2011

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NonfictionWestern

The term “mountain man” conjures up visions of doggedly independent and fiercely combative men more than capable of adapting and thriving in areas ...Read Review

The Perfect Nazi

By Martin Davidson - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

Throughout his childhood, television producer Martin Davidson thought his grandfather was simply a retired German dentist, a dominant and sometimes domineering personality. But ...Read Review

In the Garden of Beasts

By Erik Larson - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

“Once, at the dawn of a very dark time, an American father and daughter found themselves suddenly transported from their snug home in ...Read Review

Gautama Buddha: The Life and Teachings of the Awakened One

By Vishvapani Blomfield - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

This fascinating book pieces together what little is known about Gautama, the historical Buddha who lived – in accordance with the historical tradition favoured ...Read Review

Treblinka

By Chil Rajchman - Published 2010

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Nonfiction

The Holocaust changed our language. The word ‘holocaust’ itself has had, since 1945, no other meaning than that which conjures the unimaginable horrors of ...Read Review

Royal Pains: A Rogue’s Gallery of Brats, Brutes and Bad Seeds

By Leslie Carroll - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

If your view of royalty is romantic, complete with genteel ladies and gents, elegant soirees and lovely manners, you’ll never view them ...Read Review

American Uprising: The Untold Story of America’s Largest Slave Revolt

By Daniel Rasmussen - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

It’s a good bet—anyone who knows anything about American history has heard of the slave revolts led by John Brown and ...Read Review

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