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  • The Invention of Murder : How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime
    Judith Flanders
    Paperback: 07/15/2014
     
    In this fascinating exploration of murder in the nineteenth century, Judith Flanders examines some of the most...
  • Levels of Life
    Julian Barnes
    Paperback: 07/01/2014
     
    Julian Barnes's new book is about ballooning, photography, love and grief; about putting two things, and two ...
  • The Remedy : Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis
    Thomas Goetz
    Hardcover: 04/03/2014
     
    The riveting history of tuberculosis, the world's most lethal disease, the two men whose lives it ...
  • Eighty Days : Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
    Matthew Goodman
    Paperback: 03/11/2014
     
    1889: Two women, successful journalists and writers, set off in a desperate rate in opposite directions, each ...
  • Astoria : John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival
    Peter Stark
    Hardcover: 03/04/2014
     
    In 1810, John Jacob Astor sent out two advance parties to settle the wild, unclaimed western coast of North ...
  • The Race Underground : Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway
    Doug Most
    Hardcover: 02/04/2014
     
    The Race Underground is a great American saga of two rival American cities, their rich, powerful and sometimes...
  • Glorious Misadventures : Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America
    Owen Matthews
    Hardcover: 11/12/2013
     
    From the glittering court of Catherine the Great to the wilds of the New World, Matthews conjures a ...

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