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The Guns of August, by Barbara W. Tuchman 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 The Guns of August by Barbara W. Tuchman July 2009
The State of Jones: The Small Southern County that Seceded from the Confederacy, by Sally Jenkins, John Stauffer 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The State of Jones: The Small Southern County that Seceded from the Confederacy by Sally Jenkins, John Stauffer June 2009
The State of Jones: The Small Southern County that Seceded from the Confederacy, by Sally Jenkins, John Stauffer 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The State of Jones: The Small Southern County that Seceded from the Confederacy by Sally Jenkins, John Stauffer June 2009
We Two: Victoria and Albert: Rulers, Partners, Rivals, by Gillian Gill 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 We Two: Victoria and Albert: Rulers, Partners, Rivals by Gillian Gill May 2009
Eiffel’s Tower: And the World’s Fair Where Buffalo Bill Beguiled Paris, the Artists Quarreled, and Thomas Edison Became a Count, by Jill Jonnes 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Eiffel’s Tower: And the World’s Fair Where Buffalo Bill Beguiled Paris, the Artists Quarreled, and Thomas Edison Became a Count by Jill Jonnes April 2009
Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World, by Liaquat Ahamed 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World by Liaquat Ahamed April 2009
The Day We Found the Universe, by Marcia Bartusiak 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 The Day We Found the Universe by Marcia Bartusiak April 2009
Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World, by Tom Zoellner 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World by Tom Zoellner April 2009
Harry, a History: The True Story of a Boy Wizard, His Fans, and Life Inside the Harry Potter Phenomenon, by Melissa Anelli 4.27 out of 54.27 out of 54.27 out of 54.27 out of 54.27 out of 5 Harry, a History: The True Story of a Boy Wizard, His Fans, and Life Inside the Harry Potter Phenomenon by Melissa Anelli March 2009
Homage to Catalonia, by George Orwell 4.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 5 Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell March 2009
1864: Lincoln at the Gates of History, by Charles Bracelen Flood 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 1864: Lincoln at the Gates of History by Charles Bracelen Flood March 2009
A Dawn Like Thunder: The True Story of Torpedo Squadron Eight, by Robert J. Mrazek 4.02564102564103 out of 54.02564102564103 out of 54.02564102564103 out of 54.02564102564103 out of 54.02564102564103 out of 5 A Dawn Like Thunder: The True Story of Torpedo Squadron Eight by Robert J. Mrazek December 2008
Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq Strengthened America’s Enemies, by Peter W. Galbraith, Alan Sklar 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq Strengthened America’s Enemies by Peter W. Galbraith, Alan Sklar December 2008
Forgotten Patriots: The Untold Story of American Prisoners During the Revolutionary War, by Edwin G. Burrows 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Forgotten Patriots: The Untold Story of American Prisoners During the Revolutionary War by Edwin G. Burrows November 2008
The Voyage of the Beagle, by Charles Darwin 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin November 2008
Generation Kill: Devildogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War, by Evan Wright 4.34 out of 54.34 out of 54.34 out of 54.34 out of 54.34 out of 5 Generation Kill: Devildogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War by Evan Wright October 2008
The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British, by Sarah Lyall 3.33 out of 53.33 out of 53.33 out of 53.33 out of 53.33 out of 5 The Anglo Files: A Field Guide to the British by Sarah Lyall September 2008
The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder, by Vincent Bugliosi 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder by Vincent Bugliosi September 2008
Heroes among Us: Firsthand Accounts of Combat from Americas Most Decorated Warriors in Iraq and Afghanistan, by Major Chuck Larson 4.18 out of 54.18 out of 54.18 out of 54.18 out of 54.18 out of 5 Heroes among Us: Firsthand Accounts of Combat from America's Most Decorated Warriors in Iraq and Afghanistan by Major Chuck Larson August 2008
Empires of Trust: How Rome Built—and America Is Building—a New World, by Thomas F. Madden 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Empires of Trust: How Rome Built—and America Is Building—a New World by Thomas F. Madden August 2008
A Thousand Hills: Rwandas Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It, by Stephen Kinzer 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It by Stephen Kinzer July 2008
Rome 1960: The Olympics that Changed the World, by David Maraniss 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rome 1960: The Olympics that Changed the World by David Maraniss July 2008
Wealth, War and Wisdom, by Barton Biggs 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Wealth, War and Wisdom by Barton Biggs June 2008
One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War, by Michael Dobbs 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War by Michael Dobbs June 2008
Churchill, Hitler and The Unnecessary War: How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World, by Patrick J. Buchanan 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Churchill, Hitler and 'The Unnecessary War': How Britain Lost Its Empire and the West Lost the World by Patrick J. Buchanan May 2008
The Return of History and the End of Dreams, by Robert Kagan 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Return of History and the End of Dreams by Robert Kagan May 2008
Lucia: A Venetian Life in the Age of Napoleon, by Andrea di Robilant 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lucia: A Venetian Life in the Age of Napoleon by Andrea di Robilant April 2008
Reappraisals: Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century, by Tony Judt 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Reappraisals: Reflections on the Forgotten Twentieth Century by Tony Judt April 2008
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