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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.

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.