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January 2014

January's roundup of History titles includes THE BURGLARY by Betty Medsger, the never-before-told full story of the 1971 history-changing break-in of the FBI offices in Media, Pennsylvania; Greg Gandin’s THE EMPIRE OF NECESSITY, the story of a remarkable slave rebellion that illuminates America’s struggle with slavery and freedom during the Age of Revolution and beyond; WAKING FROM THE DREAM, David L. Chappell's examination of the new phase that the civil rights movement entered following the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.; THE POPE AND MUSSOLINI by David I. Kertzer, the gripping story of Pope Pius XI’s secret relations with Italian dictator Benito Mussolini; and CHURCHILL’S FIRST WAR, Con Coughlin's fascinating account of Winston Churchill's early military career fighting in the 1890 Afghan campaign, offering fresh and revealing parallels into today's war in Afghanistan.

Week of January 27, 2014

Releases for the week of January 27th include THE SON by Philipp Meyer, an epic of the American West and a multigenerational saga of power, blood, land and oil that follows the rise of one unforgettable Texas family; UNSEEN, the ninth thriller in Karin Slaughter's Georgia Bureau of Investigation series featuring Will Trent; and AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF US, Aria Beth Sloss's debut novel about a confession of what passed between two women who met as girls in 1960s Pasadena, California.