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: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies
A thrilling narrative of courage, determination, and competition: the story of the intense rivalry that fueled...
: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival
In 1810, John Jacob Astor sent out two advance parties to settle the wild, unclaimed western coast of North ...
: An Inner History of the New America
A riveting examination of a nation in crisis, from one of the finest political journalists of our generation.
A Garden of Marvels
: How We Discovered that Flowers Have Sex, Leaves Eat Air, and Other Secrets of Plants
In the tradition of The Botany of Desire and Wicked Plants, a witty and engaging history of the first ...
Trapped Under the Sea
: One Engineering Marvel, Five Men, and a Disaster Ten Miles Into the Darkness
The harrowing story of five men who were sent into a dark, airless, miles-long tunnel, hundreds of feet below ...
The Race Underground
: Boston, New York, and the Incredible Rivalry That Built America's First Subway
The Race Underground is a great American saga of two rival American cities, their rich, powerful and sometimes...
My Age of Anxiety
: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind
A riveting, revelatory, and moving account of the author's struggles with anxiety, and of the history of ...
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