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Don’t Resign, Natresha Dawson

History NonFiction, Memoir & Biography, NonFiction, Politics

More than just a memoir, but a real-life tell-all expose’ about what really takes place behind the closed doors of the Federal Government with some women, regardless race and status, who challenges sexual harassment and turns to a system set up to fail them. It is about a woman who had worked hard as a public … Read more

The Portland House, Jim Landwehr

History NonFiction, Memoir & Biography, NonFiction

The Portland House takes you into the lives of a widow and her six children as they put down roots in an average Midwestern house in 1970. It welcomes you to the crowded dinner table, where hotdish is a weekly staple and table manners sometimes take a back seat to kids being kids. It shoves you … Read more

Physician: How Science Transformed the Art of Medicine, Rajeev Kurapati

Guidebook and Textbook, History NonFiction, Medical, NonFiction

What happened that changed the priest—the revered healer of antiquity—into a person of science? How was the modern doctor made? Physician is Rajeev Kurapati’s earnest attempt to answer this question and others central to the practice of medicine. For instance, how have the advances of medical technology influenced society’s perception of death? How do physicians … Read more

The Last Saturday Of October, Douglas Gilbert

Action & Adventure, Historical Fiction, History NonFiction, Literature & Fiction, Military Fiction, Military NonFiction, NonFiction

The new breed of submarine thriller – based on a true story. A reenactment of the most pivotal moment in human history about a hero’s sacrifice, courage, and actions during the Cold War. Russia, 1962. Vasili Arkhipov is assigned to a Soviet diesel submarine above the Arctic Circle. From childhood, he’s dreamed of escaping his … Read more

An Adventure in 1914, Christopher Kelly

Civilization & Culture, History NonFiction, Memoir & Biography, NonFiction

In the summer of 1914, Thomas Tileston Wells, a New York lawyer, traveled through Europe with his wife and two children. But what began as an idyllic summer vacation descended into a nightmare as Europe’s armies began mobilizing for the devastating First World War. Wells’s memoir, published in full for the first time, immerses the … Read more

Thomas Jefferson – From Boy to Man, Jayne D’Alessandro-Cox

Civilization & Culture, Education & Teaching, History NonFiction, Memoir & Biography, NonFiction

Have you ever wondered, “Who really was Thomas Jefferson?” History books tell us he was a brilliant scholar, violinist, surveyor, astronomer, lawyer, planter, bibliophile, architect, founding father, statesman, governor of Virginia, ambassador to France, Secretary under George Washington, Vice-President under John Adams, 3rd U.S. president, scientist, natural philosopher, family man, and sage. So much is … Read more