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Roads to Berlin: Detours and Riddles in the Lands and History of Germany
Cees Nooteboom.
Publisher: Maclehose Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781623658441.  Daedalus Item Code: 63114
 
(Winner of the German Order of Merit) In 1989, the Dutch-born author of Nomad Hotel and The Foxes Come at Night was living in Berlin, giving him a front row seat for the climax ... (Read More)
 
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The Rooster Prince of Breslov
Ann Redisch Stampler. Eugene Yelchin, illus.
Publisher: Clarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618989744.  Daedalus Item Code: 33438
 
When a spoiled prince tears off his clothes and starts acting like a rooster, his royal parents call in doctors and magicians to help him, in this traditional Yiddish folktale for readers 4 to 8. ... (Read More)
 
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Secondhand Time: The Last of the Soviets—An Oral History
Svetlana Alexievich. Bela Shayevich, trans.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399588822.  Daedalus Item Code: 79077
 
(Named a New York Times Notable Book of 2016, as well as a best book of that year by the Washington Post, Boston Globe, Financial Times, and NPR) When the Swedish ... (Read More)
 
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The Silk Roads: A New History of the World
Peter Frankopan.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101912379.  Daedalus Item Code: 79078
 
(Finalist for the 2016 PEN Hessell-Tiltman Prize) Though we consider ourselves the inheritors of a Greco-Roman tradition, argues historian Peter Frankopan, the modern "Western" world is in ... (Read More)
 
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Snakes with Wings & Gold-Digging Ants
Herodotus. Aubrey de Selincourt & John Marincola, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025339.  Daedalus Item Code: 32345
 
Because so much of what we know of the ancient world comes from Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, he will always remain, as Cicero deemed him, the Father of Historians. At the same time, a ... (Read More)
 
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Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers
James B. Donovan. Jason Matthews, foreword.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781501118784.  Daedalus Item Code: 61854
 
On the morning of February 10, 1962, James B. Donovan began his walk down Glienicke Bridge, which then linked West Berlin to East Berlin. With him walked master spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel, for years ... (Read More)
 
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Summer of Blood: England's First Revolution
Dan Jones.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143111757.  Daedalus Item Code: 69425
 
(Named a Best History Book of 2009 by London's Independent) In 1381, ravaged by poverty and confronted with tax collectors, oppressed English serfs rose up and demanded that their ... (Read More)
 
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The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: Or, The Murder at Road Hill House
Kate Summerscale.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408824528.  Daedalus Item Code: 64350
 
(Winner of the 2008 Samuel Johnson Prize) It is midnight, June 30, 1860, and all is quiet in the Kent family's elegant house in Wiltshire. The next morning, however, they wake to find that ... (Read More)
 
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln (Film Tie-In Edition)
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451688092.  Daedalus Item Code: 70005
 
(Winner of the Lincoln Prize) In this multifaceted history—the inspiration for Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning film Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis—Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates ... (Read More)
 
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Theodore Rex
Edmund Morris.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812966008.  Daedalus Item Code: 64815
 
(Winner of the 2002 Los Angeles Times Book Award for Biography) Following the new president Theodore "TR" Roosevelt as he comes down from Mount Marcy, New York, to take his emergency ... (Read More)
 
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This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
Drew Gilpin Faust.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375703836.  Daedalus Item Code: 62298
 
(Winner of the Bancroft Prize and the American History Book Prize; finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize; and one of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of ... (Read More)
 
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Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939–1941
Lynne Olson.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812982145.  Daedalus Item Code: 70361
 
(A 2013 New York Times Notable Book of the Year) In this gripping, in-depth account, the author of Citizens of London describes a bitter, sometimes violent clash of personalities ... (Read More)
 
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