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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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Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt vs. the Supreme Court
Jeff Shesol.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393338812.  Daedalus Item Code: 51038
 
(A New York Times Notable Book of 2010)Beginning in 1935, in a series of devastating decisions, the Supreme Court's conservative majority left much of Franklin Roosevelt's agenda in ... (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: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069743.  Daedalus Item Code: 51060
 
(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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The Trust: The Private and Powerful Family Behind The New York Times
Susan E. Tifft & Alex S. Jones.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316836319.  Daedalus Item Code: 21313
 
(National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, a single family has controlled America's newspaper of record, setting the agenda not only for the ... (Read More)
 
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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Laura Hillenbrand.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812987119.  Daedalus Item Code: 59113
 
He was a prankster, a free spirit, and a hell-raising kid on the streets of Torrance, California, in the 1930s, but Louie Zamperini found a purpose in running; his blazing performance at the 1936 ... (Read More)
 
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An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917–1963
Robert Dallek.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316907927.  Daedalus Item Code: 52588
 
The life and career of the 35th president is given a "comprehensive, judicious, evenhanded, original" (LATimes) assessment in this bestselling 2003 biography by the author of Camelot's ... (Read More)
 
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When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940–1944
Ronald C. Rosbottom.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316217439.  Daedalus Item Code: 59429
 
(2014 National Book Award Nominee) Nazi Germany's June, 1940 defeat of France was heartrending for the residents of Paris in particular, and yet subsequently an eerie sense of normalcy ... (Read More)
 
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Wilson
A. Scott Berg.
Publisher: Putnam.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399159213.  Daedalus Item Code: 52926
 
(Nominated for the 2014 PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography) A hundred years after his inauguration, Woodrow Wilson still stands as one of the most influential figures of the 20th ... (Read More)
 
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A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City—A Diary
Anonymous. Philip Boehm, trans.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312426118.  Daedalus Item Code: 59036
 
(New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice) For eight weeks in 1945, as Berlin fell to the Russian army, a young woman kept a daily record of life in her apartment building and among ... (Read More)
 
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A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War
Amanda Foreman.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375756962.  Daedalus Item Code: 51977
 
(Winner of the Fletcher Pratt Award for Civil War History; Named a Best Book of 2011 in the New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and Economist) This ... (Read More)
 
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World War II in Photographs
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847324412.  Daedalus Item Code: 51762
 
From a Hudson bomber flying above the pyramids to a tense FDR at the Yalta Conference, and from wounded soldiers sharing a cigarette to tanks fighting in front of Notre Dame Cathedral, these 500 ... (Read More)
 
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The Wright Brothers
David McCullough.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476728742.  Daedalus Item Code: 59515
 
Two-time Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner David McCullough here tells the surprising, profoundly American story of Wilbur and Orville Wright. On a December day in 1903, in the Outer ... (Read More)
 
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