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September 2013

We're kicking off this brand new feature with more than 20 titles releasing in September that you may want to consider checking out. They include WILSON by A. Scott Berg, NOVEMBER 22, 1963: Reflections on the Life, Assassination, and Legacy of John F. Kennedy by Dean R. Owen, FOUNDATION: The History of England from Its Earliest Beginnings to the Tudors by Peter Ackroyd, and WHEN AMERICA FIRST MET CHINA: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail by Eric Jay Dolin.

Week of September 8, 2014

Releases for the week of September 8th include THE REDEEMER by Jo Nesbø, an Inspector Harry Hole thriller in which Oslo's best investigator must determine who's responsible for shots ringing out at a Salvation Army Christmas concert that left one of the singers dead in the street; THE BULLY PULPIT, Doris Kearns Goodwin's dynamic history of the first decade of the Progressive era, that tumultuous time when the nation was coming unseamed and reform was in the air; and THE PERFECT SCORE PROJECT by Debbie Stier, an indispensable guide to acing the SAT --- as well as the affecting story of a single mom’s quest to light a fire under her teenage son.

September 2014

September’s roundup of History titles includes THE ROOSEVELTS: An Intimate History, Geoffrey C. Ward and Ken Burns’s companion volume to the seven-part PBS documentary series, which presents an intimate history of Theodore, Eleanor and Franklin Delano Roosevelt and features a whopping 796 photographs (some of which have never been seen before); Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard’s KILLING PATTON, which takes readers inside the final year of World War II and recounts the events surrounding General George S. Patton’s tragic demise, naming names of the many powerful individuals who wanted him silenced; DEATH OF A KING, Tavis Smiley and David Ritz’s revealing and dramatic chronicle of the 12 months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassination; and SUCH TROOPS AS THESE, in which acclaimed military historian Bevin Alexander offers a fresh analysis of Stonewall Jackson’s military genius and reveals how the Civil War might have ended differently if Jackson’s strategies had been adopted.