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  • Glorious Misadventures : Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America
    Owen Matthews
    Paperback: 07/31/2014
     
    From the glittering court of Catherine the Great to the wilds of the New World, Matthews conjures a ...
  • On Paper : The Everything of Its Two-Thousand-Year History
    Nicholas A. Basbanes
    Paperback: 07/01/2014
     
    A consideration of all things paper: Entertaining, illuminating, irresistible, a book that masterfully guides ...
  • The Romanov Sisters : The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra
    Helen Rappaport
    Hardcover: 06/03/2014
     
    They were the Princess Dianas of their day - perhaps the most photographed and talked about young royals of ...
  • A Fort of Nine Towers : An Afghan Family Story
    Qais Akbar Omar
    Paperback: 04/08/2014
     
    With all the emotional power of The Kite Runner, this is the very first true life account of growing up in ...
  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers : Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
    Katherine Boo
    Paperback: 04/08/2014
     
    From Pulitzer Prize-winner Katherine Boo, a landmark work of narrative nonfiction that tells the dramatic and ...
  • For the Benefit of Those Who See : Dispatches from the World of the Blind
    Rosemary Mahoney
    Paperback: 01/14/2014
     
    Rosemary Mahoney tells the story of Braille Without Borders, the first school for the blind in Tibet, and of ...
  • A Free Man : A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi
    Aman Sethi
    Paperback: 10/28/2013
     
    In a time of global economic strain, this is an unforgettable evocation of persistence in the face of poverty ...

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