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Behind Closed Doors: The Tragic, Untold Story of the Duchess of Windsor

By Hugo Vickers - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

The author is a well known historian of mostly 20th-century monarchy and British society, including the duke and duchess of Windsor. This book ...Read Review

Hitler in the Crosshairs

By John Woodbridge - By Maurice Possley - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

In December 2005, the author John Woodbridge was watching television when he saw a newscast featuring a gun reputedly taken from Adolf Hitler’s ...Read Review

If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home

By Lucy Worsley - Published 2011

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Nonfiction

The chief curator at Historic Royal Palaces, Lucy Worsley, has written this book to tie in with her television series for the BBC. ...Read Review

Young Henry: The Rise of Henry Vlll

By Robert Hutchinson - Published 2011Published 2012

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Nonfiction

This new biography concentrates on Henry VIII’s life up until the triumphant coronation of the pregnant Anne Boleyn in 1533. The first chapters ...Read Review

The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush

By Howard Blum - Published 2011

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NonfictionWestern

One of the underappreciated joys of studying history lies in tapping into the lives and times of some of the very curious people ...Read Review

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

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