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  • A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator's Rise to Power
    Paul Fischer
    Paperback: 11/24/2015
     
    A rare glimpse into a secretive world, illuminating a fascinating chapter of North Korea's history that ...
  • The Birth of the Pill: How Four Crusaders Reinvented Sex and Launched a Revolution
    Jonathan Eig
    Paperback: 10/13/2014
     
    The fascinating story of one of the most important scientific discoveries of the twentieth century.
  • My First Coup d'Etat: And Other True Stories from the Lost Decades of Africa
    John Mahama
    Paperback: 05/14/2013
     
    My First Coup d'Etat chronicles the coming-of-age of John Dramani Mahama in Ghana during the dismal post-...
  • Nine Lives: Mystery, Magic, Death, and Life in New Orleans
    Dan Baum
    Paperback: 02/16/2010
     
    Nines Lives is a multivoiced biography of a dazzling, surreal, and imperiled city, told through the lives of ...
  • Airlift to America: How Barack Obama, Sr., John F. Kennedy, Tom Mboya, and 800 East African Students Changed Their World and Ours
    Tom Shachtman
    Hardcover: 09/15/2009
     
    This is the long-hidden saga of how a handful of Americans and Kenyans fought the British colonial government,...
  • The Siege of Mecca: The Forgotten Uprising in Islam's Holiest Shrine and the Birth of al-Qaeda
    Yaroslav Trofimov
    Paperback: 09/09/2008
     
    The dramatic and immensely consequential story of the violent takeover of Islam's holiest shrine, the Grand ...
  • Guests of the Ayatollah: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam
    Mark Bowden
    Paperback: 03/28/2007
     
    The story of the Iran hostage crisis, America’s first battle with militant Islam.

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