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This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
3.97
I haven't read a Civil War book lately, and this one was great. It comes from an interesting angle - how the Civil War was the first time Americans ha...more
Apr 12, 2010
Mar 31, 2010
 
The Devil's Gentleman: Privilege, Poison, and the Trial That Ushered in the Twentieth Century
3.65
A good account of a famous trial I was not familiar with. Very interesting description of how the "yellow papers" began sensationalizing current event...more
Aug 27, 2009
Aug 24, 2009
 
Escape from the Deep: The Epic Story of Legendary Submarine and her Courageous Crew
3.97
Good story of a really exciting, dramatic submarine accident during World War II. I had never heard about the story of the U.S.S. Tang before now. Not...more
Jan 14, 2010
Jan 11, 2010
 
Shiloh and the Western Campaign of 1862
3.72
This was a doctoral dissertation turned into a book - it was a good recount of the Battle of Shiloh, but the writing leaves something to be desired.
Apr 18, 2012
Apr 14, 2012
 
Dizzy City
3.17
A really good book, sort of historical fiction, about bunco men (and women) in 1916 New York. Really interesting to figure out who was playing who.
Sep 14, 2009
Sep 07, 2009
 
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President
4.17
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May 09, 2012
May 01, 2012
 
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
4.43
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Mar 24, 2011
Mar 19, 2011
 
Operation Mincemeat: How a Dead Man and a Bizarre Plan Fooled the Nazis and Assured an Allied Victory
3.90
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Apr 06, 2011
Mar 26, 2011
 
1861: The Civil War Awakening
4.02
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Nov 16, 2011
Oct 31, 2011
 
Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War
3.88
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Mar 11, 2012
Mar 04, 2012
 
The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million
4.07
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Mar 20, 2009
Feb 21, 2009
 
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America
4.02
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Mar 28, 2011
Jul 11, 2010
 
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
3.76
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May 26, 2012
May 13, 2012
 
Inferno: The World at War, 1939-1945
4.29
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Aug 07, 2012
Jun 25, 2012
 
The Passage of Power (The Years of Lyndon Johnson, #4)
4.54
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Mar 31, 2013
Jan 12, 2013
 
Wolf Hall
3.80
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May 12, 2013
Apr 17, 2013
 
A Blaze of Glory (Civil War: 1861-1865, Western Theater, #1)
3.90
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Jul 27, 2013
May 29, 2013
 
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
4.03
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Nov 29, 2013
Oct 08, 2013
 
Bring Up the Bodies (Thomas Cromwell, #2)
4.24
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Nov 15, 2013
Oct 27, 2013
 
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
4.09
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Jul 04, 2014
Jun 17, 2014
 
Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America
3.81
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Sep 2014
Aug 27, 2014
 
An Officer and a Spy
4.11
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Sep 07, 2014
Sep 01, 2014
 
Wilson
4.04
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Oct 09, 2014
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