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The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
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Jan 02, 2008
 
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded
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Jan 02, 2008
 
A Crack in the Edge of the World
3.76
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Jan 02, 2008
 
Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare
3.92
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Jan 02, 2008
 
The Canterbury Tales (original-spelling edition)
3.47
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Jan 03, 2008
 
Shiraz in the Age of Hafez: The Glory of a Medieval Persian City
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Apr 19, 2008
 
Sicily: Three Thousand Years of Human History
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Apr 24, 2008
 
Casanova Was a Librarian: A Light-Hearted Look at the Profession
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May 30, 2008
 
The Twentieth Century: A People's History
4.19
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Jun 30, 2008
 
Mirage: Napoleon's Scientists and the Unveiling of Egypt
3.67
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Jun 30, 2008
 
Napoleon's Egypt: Invading the Middle East
3.32
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Jul 03, 2008
Jun 30, 2008
 
The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom
3.77
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Aug 29, 2008
Jul 07, 2008
 
The Forger's Spell: A True Story of Vermeer, Nazis, and the Greatest Art Hoax of the Twentieth Century
3.82
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Aug 03, 2008
Jul 13, 2008
 
Philosophy 101 by Socrates: An Introduction to Philosophy via Plato's Apology
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Jul 21, 2008
 
Banana: The Fate of the Fruit That Changed the World
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Jul 25, 2008
 
Dry Store Room No. 1: The Secret Life Of The Natural History Museum
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Aug 19, 2008
 
War and Peace in the Middle East: A Concise History, Revised and Updated
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Sep 25, 2008
 
Mistress of the Vatican: The True Story of Olimpia Maidalchini: The Secret Female Pope
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Oct 02, 2008
 
The Shadow Factory: The Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America
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Oct 14, 2008
 
Dreaming in the World's Religions: A Comparative History
3.67
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Oct 16, 2008
 
Conquistador: Hernán Cortés, King Montezuma, and the Last Stand of the Aztecs
4.10
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Nov 01, 2008
 
Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict Between Faith and Reason
3.66
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Mar 10, 2009
Mar 02, 2009
 
Salt: A World History
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Mar 05, 2009
 
Rats: Observations on the History and Habitat of the City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants
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Mar 05, 2009
 
Crazy for Kanji: A Student's Guide to the Wonderful World of Japanese Characters
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Mar 05, 2009
 
The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America
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Mar 14, 2009
 
History of Food
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Mar 28, 2009
 
Pauline Bonaparte: Venus of Empire
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Mar 28, 2009
 
Letter by Letter: An Alphabetical Miscellany
4.12
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Mar 31, 2009
 
The Excruciating History of Dentistry: Toothsome Tales & Oral Oddities from Babylon to Braces
3.68
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Apr 03, 2009
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