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  • 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 ...
  • Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams
    Louisa Thomas
    Paperback: 04/04/2017
     
    An intimate portrait of Louisa Catherine Adams, the wife of John Quincy Adams, who witnessed firsthand the ...
  • The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code
    Margalit Fox
    Paperback: 04/15/2014
     
    The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code tells one of the most intriguing stories in ...
  • The Third Wave: A Volunteer Story
    Alison Thompson
    Hardcover: 07/12/2011
     
    The Third Wave tells the inspiring story of how volunteering changed Thompson’s life, and provides an ...
  • My Guantanamo Diary: The Detainees and the Stories They Told Me
    Mahvish Khan
    Paperback: 06/22/2009
     
    Outraged that her country was illegally imprisoning people at Guantanamo, Mahvish Khan volunteered to ...
  • Einstein: His Life and Universe
    Walter Isaacson
    Paperback: 05/13/2008
     
    By the author of the acclaimed bestseller Benjamin Franklin, this is the first full biography of Albert ...
  • Underwater to Get Out of the Rain: A Love Affair With the Sea
    Trevor Norton
    Paperback: 06/30/2007
     
    Eminent marine biologist Trevor Norton takes us around the oceans of the world in this fascinating semi ...

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