Empire of Sin
: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans' other civil war, at a...
The Invention of Murder
: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime
In this fascinating exploration of murder in the nineteenth century, Judith Flanders examines some of the most...
The Mansion of Happiness
: A History of Life and Death
Renowned Harvard scholar and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has composed a strikingly original, ...
: A Life in Poems
This remarkable book brings us an intimate and moving interpretation of the life and work of Charles Darwin,...
Banquet at Delmonico's
: Great Minds, the Gilded Age, and the Triumph of Evolution in America
In Banquet at Delmonicos, Barry Werth, the acclaimed author of The Scarlet Professor, draws readers ...
: Four Voyages and the Battle for the Theory of Evolution
Darwin's Armada tells the stories of Charles Darwin, Thomas Huxley, Joseph Hooker and Alfred Wallace, four ...
: A Gilded Age Tale of Love and Deception Across the Color Line
Martha A. Sandweiss
The secret double life of the man who mapped the American West and the woman he loved
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