Results for Non Fiction + Controversial Subjects + 20th Century (multiple decades)

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  • The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir
    Ruth Wariner
    Hardcover: 01/05/2016
    A riveting, deeply-affecting true story of one girl's coming-of-age in a polygamist doomsday cult.
  • Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
    Gary Krist
    Paperback: 06/16/2015
    From bestselling author Gary Krist, a vibrant and immersive account of New Orleans' other civil war, at a...
  • How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens
    Benedict Carey
    Paperback: 06/09/2015
    In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly ...
  • The Mansion of Happiness: A History of Life and Death
    Jill Lepore
    Paperback: 03/26/2013
    Renowned Harvard scholar and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has composed a strikingly original, ...
  • The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin
    Masha Gessen
    Paperback: 03/05/2013
    The chilling account of how Vladimir Putin, a low-level, small-minded KGB operative, ascended to the Russian ...
  • All of Me: How I Learned to Live with the Many Personalities Sharing My Body
    Kim Noble
    Paperback: 10/01/2012
    Taking the reader through an extraordinary world where the very nature of reality is different, this personal ...
  • Hemingway's Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934-1961
    Paul Hendrickson
    Paperback: 07/24/2012
    A brilliantly conceived and illuminating reconsideration of a key period in the life of Ernest Hemingway that ...

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