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Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab

A thrilling narrative history of two men–President Andrew Jackson and Cherokee Chief John Ross–who led their respective nations at a crossroads of American history Five decades after the Revolutionary...


50 Foods: The Essentials of Good Taste

A new gastronomic canon: the fifty foods every gourmet must know, including elegant, practical information about enjoying them, from the founding editor of The Art of Eating. With 50 Foods, noted...


A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature’s Deep Design

Does the universe embody beautiful ideas? Artists as well as scientists throughout human history have pondered this “beautiful question.” With Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek as your guide, embark...


A Climate of Crisis: America in the Age of Environmentalism

A provocative history of the rise of the environmental movement in America, showing how its rise to political and social prominence produced a culture of alarmism that has long overshadowed the facts....


A Fine Mess: A Global Quest for a Simpler, Fairer, and More Efficient Tax System

Bestselling author T. R. Reid voyages around the world to solve the urgent problem of America’s failing tax code, unraveling a complex topic in plain English and telling a rollicking story along...


A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links Between Leadership and Mental Illness

New York Times Bestseller An investigation into the surprisingly deep correlation between mental illness and successful leadership, as seen through some of history’s greatest...


A Good Hard Look

In Flannery O’Connor’s hometown of Milledgeville, Georgia, reckless relationships lead to a tragedy that forever alters the town and the author herself Crippled by lupus...


A Secret Gift: How One Man’s Kindness—and a Trove of Letters—Revealed the Hidden History of the Great Depression

An inspiring account of America at its worst-and Americans at their best-woven from the stories of Depression-era families who were helped by gifts from the author’s generous and secretive grandfather....


A Thousand Mornings

New York Times Bestseller In A Thousand Mornings, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has come to define her life’s work, transporting us to the marshland and coastline...


A Thread of Sky

“One of those rare novels that delivers on the promise of its opening pages. This summer, no smart woman should leave on vacation without it.” —ChicagoTribune.com  Looking to reconnect...


A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race, and Human History

Drawing on startling new evidence from the mapping of the genome, an explosive new account of the genetic basis of race and its role in the human story. Fewer ideas have been more toxic or...


A Wilderness of Error: The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonald

New York Times Bestseller Academy Award-winning filmmaker and former private detective Errol Morris examines the nature of evidence and proof in the infamous Jeffrey MacDonald murder case....


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