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The Lady and Her Monsters: A Tale of Dissections, Real-Life Dr. Frankensteins, and the Creation of Mary Shelley's Masterpiece
3.46
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Jul 25, 2015
Jul 06, 2015
 
Mouse in Transition: An Insider's Look at Disney Feature Animation
3.92
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Jul 20, 2015
Jun 24, 2015
 
Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival
3.95
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Jun 01, 2015
 
Severed: A History of Heads Lost and Heads Found
3.73
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Jun 30, 2015
Jun 01, 2015
 
American Lightning: Terror, Mystery, the Birth of Hollywood & the Crime of the Century
3.48
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Apr 05, 2015
 
Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing
3.98
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Mar 26, 2015
 
The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Tyrant Who Created North Korea and The Young Lieutenant Who Stole His Way to Freedom
3.90
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May 13, 2015
Mar 25, 2015
 
Tinseltown: Murder, Morphine, and Madness at the Dawn of Hollywood
3.54
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Mar 24, 2015
 
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
4.06
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Mar 11, 2015
 
Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered the Modern Universe
3.61
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Mar 14, 2015
Feb 16, 2015
 
The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America
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Feb 05, 2015
 
The Adventure of English: The Biography of a Language
3.95
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Mar 23, 2015
Jan 26, 2015
 
The Lost Tribe of Coney Island: Headhunters, Luna Park, and the Man Who Pulled Off the Spectacle of the Century
3.65
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Jan 11, 2015
Jan 02, 2015
 
The Invisible History of the Human Race: How DNA and History Shape Our Identities and Our Futures
3.77
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Dec 27, 2014
 
How to Be a Victorian
4.10
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Dec 27, 2014
Nov 19, 2014
 
Secret Language of Color: Science, Nature, History, Culture, Beauty of Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, & Violet
4.13
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Jan 06, 2015
Nov 10, 2014
 
A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
3.85
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Oct 06, 2014
 
The Three Roosevelts: Patrician Leaders Who Transformed America
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Sep 25, 2014
 
Sea of Slaughter
3.98
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Sep 04, 2014
 
ROY G. BIV: An Exceedingly Surprising Book About Color
3.26
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Oct 27, 2014
Aug 27, 2014
 
Liberty's Torch: The Great Adventure to Build the Statue of Liberty
3.48
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Aug 20, 2014
 
The Fantastic Laboratory of Dr. Weigl: How Two Brave Scientists Battled Typhus and Sabotaged the Nazis
3.64
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Dec 04, 2014
Aug 15, 2014
 
The Society for Useful Knowledge: How Benjamin Franklin and Friends Brought the Enlightenment to America
3.52
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Sep 30, 2014
Jul 25, 2014
 
The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons: The History of the Human Brain as Revealed by True Stories of Trauma, Madness, and Recovery
4.16
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Jul 08, 2015
Jul 05, 2014
 
Stuff Matters: Exploring the Marvelous Materials That Shape Our Man-Made World
4.04
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Oct 13, 2014
Jul 05, 2014
 
The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible
3.78
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Jul 04, 2014
 
The Ball: Discovering the Object of the Game
3.75
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May 28, 2014
 
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
3.96
Aug 17, 2014
May 24, 2014
 
Between Silk and Cyanide: A Codemaker's War, 1941-1945
4.16
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Jul 25, 2014
May 24, 2014
 
A Garden of Marvels: How We Discovered that Flowers Have Sex, Leaves Eat Air, and Other Secrets of Plants
3.82
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Apr 21, 2014
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