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The Pull of the Stars

In an Ireland doubly ravaged by the Great War and influenza, three women caregivers come together to help patients and…

Giant

Set during the construction of Rockefeller Center in the 1930s, this spectacularly drawn historical epic brings…

Hamnet

A bold feat of imagination and empathy, this novel gives flesh and feeling to a historical mystery - how the death of…

The Lions of Fifth Avenue

A New York Public LIbrary superintendent's wife reevaluates her priorities upon joining a woman's suffrage group in 1913…

Twilight of the Gods

A riveting account of the harrowing last year of World War II in the Pacific, when the U.S. Navy won the largest naval…

Britain at Bay

A sweeping, groundbreaking epic that combines military with social history, to illuminate the ways in which Great Britain…

Metropolis

From a brilliant young historian, a colourful journey through 7,000 years and twenty-six world cities that shows how…

The Napoleonic Wars

In this ambitious and far-ranging work, Alexander Mikaberidze argues that the Napoleonic Wars can only be fully…

Union

 The author of American Nations returns to the historical study of a fractured America by examining how a…

The Henna Artist

Escaping from an abusive marriage, seventeen-year-old Lakshmi makes her way alone to the vibrant 1950s pink city of…

The Yellow Bird Sings

In wartime German-occupied Poland, a mother hides with her five-year-old daughter, a musical prodigy whose slightest…

Great State

Analyzes the last eight centuries of China's relationship with the world in this magnificent history that brings together…

The World

The World focuses on essential history, what makes each region of the world tick, the many challenges…

The Black Cabinet

When Franklin Delano Roosevelt became president, a group of African American intellectuals known as the Black Cabinet…

One Mighty and Irresistible Tide

A sweeping history of the twentieth-century battle to reform American immigration laws that set the stage for today's…

A Long Petal of the Sea
A Long Petal of the Sea

One of the most richly imagined portrayals of the Spanish Civil War to date, and one of the strongest and most affecting…

Glass Town

A creative reimagining of the Bronte sisters, weaving historically attested and new episodes to produce this charming…

Islamic Empires
Islamic Empires

A history of the rich and diverse civilizations over fifteen centuries of Islam seen through its greatest cities.

The Three-cornered War
The Three-cornered War

A deeply-researched, dramatic, and character-driven narrative account of the violent struggle between Union and…

Europe Against the Jews, 1880-1945
Europe Against the Jews, 1880-1945

The Holocaust was perpetrated by the Germans, but it would not have been possible without the assistance of thousands of…

The Hundred Years' War on Palestine
The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

A history of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict told from the Palestinian perspective, arguing the period since the Balfour…

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