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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 August 4, 2014

Releases for the week of August 4th include W IS FOR WASTED, book 23 in Sue Grafton's series of mysteries starring private investigator Kinsey Millhone; THE OCTOBER LIST by Jeffery Deaver, a race-against-the-clock thriller, told in reverse; COMPOUND FRACTURES, the riveting final chapter in Stephen White's decades-long saga featuring Boulder psychologist Alan Gregory; and THE GOOD LORD BIRD by James McBride, the 2013 National Book Award-winning novel about a young boy born a slave who joins John Brown’s antislavery crusade --- and who must pass as a girl to survive.

August 2014

August’s roundup of History titles includes IN THE KINGDOM OF ICE: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette by Hampton Sides, a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded Age; THE INVISIBLE BRIDGE: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, Rick Perlstein’s examination of an America on the verge of a nervous breakdown in the tumultuous political and economic times of the 1970s; INFIDEL KINGS AND UNHOLY WARRIORS: Faith, Power, and Violence in the Age of Crusade and Jihad by Brian A. Catlos, an in-depth portrait of the Crusades-era Mediterranean world and a new understanding of the forces that shaped it; and PEPPER: A History of the World's Most Influential Spice, in which Marjorie Shaffer describes the essential role that pepper played in bringing both Americans and Europeans to Asia.