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The Whites of Their Eyes: Bunker Hill, the First American Army, and the Emergence of George Washington

By Paul Lockhart - Published 2011

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MilitaryNonfiction

Few events in American history have stirred the national imagination as much as the heroic stand of ragtag colonial militia against crack British ...Read Review

Visions of England

By Roy Strong - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

This is a short, but cogently argued book, almost a monograph, which asks the question of just what is England and what are ...Read Review

Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman

By Robert K. Massie - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

In 1744, Sophia, a 14-year-old German princess, arrived in Moscow as a bride-to-be. In this biography, Massie tells us how Sophia became the woman ...Read Review

Thomas Sutherland: A Great Victorian

By Malcolm Sutherland - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

Thomas Sutherland was born in Scotland and had an austere childhood. Even his mother did not remember the date of his birthday. Thomas ...Read Review

Red Summer: The Summer of 1919 and the Awakening of Black America

By Cameron McWhirter - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

One of the negative side effects of the decline in newspaper readership is that fewer people are exposed to the artistry displayed by ...Read Review

Stolen Childhoods

By Nicola Tyrer - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

This distinguished book gives us snatches, often in their own words, of the stories of children interned during World War II in Japanese ...Read Review

Venetian Navigators: The Voyages of the Zen Brothers to the Far North

By Andrea di Robilant - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

Strands of serendipity weave through the various levels on which this book is written: to start with di Robilant’s chance encounter with ...Read Review

The Favourite: Sir Walter Ralegh in Elizabeth l’s Court

By Mathew Lyons - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

Lyons’ account of Ralegh, a “self-seeking, self-publicizing butterfly”, his early life and meteoric rise to become Elizabeth’s favourite also offers a detailed ...Read Review

Behind the Palace Doors

By Michael Farquhar - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

“Five centuries of sex, adventure, vice, treachery, and folly from royal Britain.” The tribulations of the Tudors are well known, thanks to numerous ...Read Review

The Nine Lives of Otto Katz

By Jonathan Miles - Published 2011

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NonfictionThriller

Otto Katz was never a man to hide his light under a bushel, enthralling Hollywood in the Thirties with his tales of heroism ...Read Review

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