Ben Macintyre - History - 2007 - 364 pages
A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal Ben Macintyre. garden and
cleaning his house, which backed onto the hospital block. On the sunny
afternoon of July 7, Captain Foster, Mrs. Foster, and their eighteen-year-old son,
Ben Macintyre - History - 2012 - 432 pages
Operation Fortitude, which protected and enabled the invasion, and the Double Cross system, which specialized in turning German spies into double agents, tricked the Nazis into believing that the Allied attacks would come in Calais and ...
Bill O'Reilly, Martin Dugard - History - 2013 - 304 pages
Killing Jesus will take readers inside Jesus's life, recounting the seismic political and historical events that made his death inevitable - and changed the world forever.
Donna Tartt - Fiction - 2013 - 784 pages
The Goldfinch is a mesmerizing, stay-up-all-night and tell-all-your-friends triumph, an old-fashioned story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the ruthless machinations of fate.
Scott Westerfeld - Juvenile Fiction - 2008 - 400 pages
But Tally's never been ordinary. And now, in the third book in the series, Tally's been turned into a Special: a superamped fighting machine, engineered to keep the uglies down and the pretties stupid.
Daniel James Brown - Sports & Recreation - 2013 - 416 pages
The emotional heart of the tale lies with Joe Rantz, a teenager without family or prospects, who rows not only to regain his shattered self-regard but also to find a real place for himself in the world.
George Estreich - Family & Relationships - 2013 - 336 pages
Estreich is raw and honest and draws us each into a new view of what it means to be 'human’ and what it means to be ‘different.’ This book is beautifully written, poetically insightful, and personally transformative.
Mark Owen, Kevin Maurer - History - 2014 - 304 pages
This is what I hope I have done for readers of No Hero.” Every bit as action-packed as No Easy Day, and featuring stories from the training ground to the battlefield, No Hero offers readers a never-before-seen close-up view of the ...
Malala Yousafzai - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 352 pages
I AM MALALA is the remarkable tale of a family uprooted by global terrorism, of the fight for girls' education, of a father who, himself a school owner, championed and encouraged his daughter to write and attend school, and of brave parents ...
Joseph D. Bronzino - Medical - 2006 - 1376 pages
In addition to new and updated chapters throughout, the book also contains new sections on infrared imaging and medical informatics.
Donald Kladstrup, Petie Kladstrup - History - 2002 - 256 pages
This is the thrilling and harrowing story of the French wine producers who undertook ingenious, daring measures to save their cherished crops and bottles as the Germans closed in on them.
Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger - History - 2013 - 272 pages
Drawing on extensive research, Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger have offered fascinating portraits of these spies: a reserved Quaker merchant, a tavern keeper, a brash young longshoreman, a curmudgeonly Long Island bachelor, a coffeehouse ...
Philip Coleman, Philip McGowan - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 290 pages
What makes the collection particularly valuable is its inclusion of previously unpublished material – including a translation of a poem by Catullus and excerpts from the poet's detailed notes on the life of Christ – thereby providing ...
Marjorie Garber - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 326 pages
Shakespeare and Modern Culture is a brilliant recasting of our own mental and emotional landscape as refracted through the prism of the protean Shakespeare. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Ping Fu, Mei Mei Fox - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 288 pages
It sounds too unbelievable for fiction, but this is the true story of a life in two worlds. Born on the eve of China’s Cultural Revolution, Ping was separated from her family at the age of eight.