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  • Trapped Under the Sea : One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness
    Neil Swidey
    Hardcover: 02/18/2014
     
    The harrowing story of five men who were sent into a dark, airless, miles-long tunnel, hundreds of feet below ...
  • My First Coup d'Etat : And Other True Stories from the Lost Decades of Africa
    John Mahama
    Paperback: 05/14/2013
     
    My First Coup d'Etat chronicles the coming-of-age of John Dramani Mahama in Ghana during the dismal post-...
  • Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans
    Dan Baum
    Paperback: 02/16/2010
     
    Nines Lives is a multivoiced biography of a dazzling, surreal, and imperiled city, told through the lives of ...
  • The Wild Trees : A Story of Passion and Daring
    Richard Preston
    Paperback: 02/12/2008
     
    Richard Preston unfolds the spellbinding story of Steve Sillett, Marie Antoine, and the tiny group of daring ...
  • An Ordinary Man : An Autobiography
    Paul Rusesabagina
    Paperback: 03/01/2007
     
    The riveting life story of hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina who, as his country was being torn apart by ...
  • Under the Banner of Heaven : A Story of Violent Faith
    Jon Krakauer
    Paperback: 06/08/2004
     
    A multilayered, bone-chilling narrative of messianic delusion, savage violence, polygamy, and unyielding faith...
  • Reading Lolita In Tehran
    Azar Nafisi
    Paperback: 12/30/2003
     
    Nafisi’s luminous tale offers a fascinating portrait of the Iran-Iraq war viewed from Tehran and gives us...

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