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  • Code Name Lise: The True Story of the Woman Who Became WWII's Most Highly Decorated Spy
    Larry Loftis
    Hardcover: 01/15/2019
     
    The extraordinary true story of Odette Sansom, the British spy who operated in occupied France and fell in ...
  • The Monk of Mokha
    Dave Eggers
    Paperback: 01/08/2019
     
    From the best-selling author of The Circle and What Is the What, a heart-pounding true story that weaves ...
  • In Extremis: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin
    Lindsey Hilsum
    Hardcover: 11/06/2018
     
    The devastating biography of Marie Colvin, the foremost war reporter of her generation, who was killed in ...
  • A Moonless, Starless Sky: Ordinary Women and Men Fighting Extremism in Africa
    Alexis Okeowo
    Paperback: 10/02/2018
     
    In the tradition of Behind the Beautiful Forevers, this is a masterful, humane work of literary journalism by ...
  • Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II
    Liza Mundy
    Paperback: 10/02/2018
     
    "Code Girls reveals a hidden army of female cryptographers, whose work played a crucial role in ending World ...
  • A Disappearance in Damascus: Friendship and Survival in the Shadow of War
    Deborah Campbell
    Paperback: 09/18/2018
     
    In the midst of an unfolding international crisis, renowned journalist Deborah Campbell finds herself swept up...
  • A Girl's Guide to Missiles: Growing Up in America's Secret Desert
    Karen Piper
    Hardcover: 08/14/2018
     
    A poignant, surreal, and fearlessly honest look at growing up on one of the most secretive weapons ...

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