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  • The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey
    Rinker Buck
    Paperback: 06/07/2016
     
    An epic account of traveling the length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned way—in a covered wagon with...
  • Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams
    Louisa Thomas
    Hardcover: 04/05/2016
     
    An intimate portrait of Louisa Catherine Adams, the wife of John Quincy Adams, who witnessed firsthand the ...
  • The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt's New World
    Andrea Wulf
    Hardcover: 09/08/2015
     
    The acclaimed author of Founding Gardeners reveals the forgotten life of Alexander von Humboldt, the visionary...
  • Dr. Mütter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine
    Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
    Paperback: 09/08/2015
     
    A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery ...
  • Glorious Misadventures: Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America
    Owen Matthews
    Paperback: 07/07/2015
     
    From the glittering court of Catherine the Great to the wilds of the New World, Matthews conjures a ...
  • The Remedy: Robert Koch, Arthur Conan Doyle, and the Quest to Cure Tuberculosis
    Thomas Goetz
    Paperback: 03/31/2015
     
    The riveting history of tuberculosis, the world's most lethal disease, the two men whose lives it ...
  • Levels of Life
    Julian Barnes
    Paperback: 07/01/2014
     
    Julian Barnes's new book is about ballooning, photography, love and grief; about putting two things, and two ...

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