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Nathaniel Philbrick, author of Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution

Nathaniel Philbrick brings a fresh perspective to the story of the Boston battle that ignited the American Revolution. He finds new characters, and new facets to familiar ones. The real work of choreographing rebellion falls to a 33-year-old physician named Joseph Warren, who emerges as the on-the-ground leader of the Patriot cause and is fated to die at Bunker Hill.

Week of April 28, 2014

Releases for the week of April 28th include THE CUCKOO'S CALLING, the acclaimed first crime novel by J.K. Rowling, writing under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith; LADIES' NIGHT by Mary Kay Andrews, a story about life’s unpredictable twists and turns; LET ME GO, book six in Chelsea Cain's series starring Detective Archie Sheridan and serial killer Gretchen Lowel; A DELICATE TRUTH, a psychological thriller by John le Carré that revolves around a counter-terrorist operation code-named Wildlife; and A SERPENT'S TOOTH, Craig Jonhson's ninth Western mystery that finds Longmire staring down his most dangerous foes yet.

April 2014

April’s roundup of History titles includes THE BILL OF THE CENTURY, a thorough exploration of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the single most important piece of legislation passed by Congress in American history; THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF DIXIE, the riveting story of how the Civil War upended the economic, political and social life of the old South, utterly destroying the Confederacy and the society it represented and defended; BOLIVAR: AMERICAN LIBERATOR, a sweeping biography of Simon Bolivar and the winner of this year's Los Angeles Times Book Prize in the Biography category; THE LAST WHITE ROSE, a new interpretation of one of the most dramatic periods of British history: the Tudor victory and their dynasty; and 50 CHILDREN, the astonishing true story of how one American couple transported 50 Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria to America in 1939.