The Islamic Enlightenment
: The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times
Christopher de Bellaigue
A revelatory and game-changing narrative that rewrites everything we thought we knew about the modern history ...
Of Arms and Artists
: The American Revolution Through Painters' Eyes
A fascinating look at how the art world viewed the American Revolution, and how their work still effects the ...
Consider the Fork
: A History of How We Cook and Eat
Technology in the kitchen does not just mean the Pacojets and sous-vide of the modernist kitchen. It can also ...
How to Create the Perfect Wife
: Britain's Most Ineligible Bachelor and his Enlightened Quest to Train the Ideal Mate
Stranger than fiction, blending tragedy and farce, How to Create the Perfect Wife is an engrossing tale of the...
Catherine the Great
: Portrait of a Woman
Robert K. Massie
The extraordinary story of an obscure young German princess who traveled to Russia at fourteen and rose to ...
The Age of Wonder
: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
A riveting history of the men and women whose discoveries and inventions at the end of the eighteenth century ...
The Hemingses of Monticello
: An American Family
This epic work tells the story of the Hemingses, an American slave family whose close blood ties to our ...
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