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Anne Boleyn: 500 Years of Lies

A bold new analysis of one of history s most misrepresented women History has lied Anne Boleyn has been sold to us as a dark figure, a scheming seductress who bewitched Henry VIII into divorcing his queen and his church in an unprecedented display of passion Quite the tragic love story, right

Disney's Land: Walt Disney and the Invention of the Amusement Park That Changed the World

A propulsive history chronicling the conception and creation of Disneyland, the masterpiece California theme park, as told like never before by popular historian Richard Snow.One day in the early 1950s, Walt Disney stood looking over 240 acres of farmland in Anaheim, California, and imagined

The Broken Road: George Wallace and a Daughter’s Journey to Reconciliation

From the daughter of one of America s most virulent segregationists, a memoir that reckons with her father George Wallace s legacy of hate and illuminates her journey towards redemption In the summer of 1963, Peggy Wallace Kennedy was a young girl watching her father stand in a schoolhouse door as

The Way We All Became The Brady Bunch: How the Canceled Sitcom Became the Beloved Pop Culture Icon We Are Still Talking About Today

In celebration of the Brady Bunch s 50th anniversary, TV writer Kimberly Potts writes a Seinfeldia like definitive history of the show that changed the family sitcom and made an indelible impact on pop culture.There isn t a person in this country who hasn t heard of The Brady Bunch Whether it s the

An Impeccable Spy: Richard Sorge, Stalin’s Master Agent

The thrilling true story of Richard Sorge the man John le Carr called the spy to end spies , and whose actions turned the tide of the Second World War Richard Sorge was a man with two homelands Born of a German father and a Russian mother in Baku in 1895, he moved in a world of shifting

Genius & Anxiety: How Jews Changed the World, 1847-1947

A unique chronicle of the years 1847 1947, the century when the Jewish people changed the world and it changed them.In a hundred year period, a handful of men and women changed the way we see the world Many of them are well known Marx, Freud, Proust, Einstein, Kafka Others have vanished from

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: Major Impossible

The ninth book in the bestselling series tells the story of John Wesley Powell, the one armed geologist who explored the Grand Canyon John Wesley Powell 1834 1902 always had the spirit of adventure in him As a young man, he traveled all over the United States exploring When the Civil War began,

Mary Ball Washington: The Untold Story of George Washington's Mother

The Mother of the Father of our Country Mary Ball Washington was an unlikely candidate to be the mother of history s most famous revolutionary In fact, George Washington s first fight for independence was from his controlling, singular mother Stubborn, aristocratic Mary Ball Washington was

Once More To The Rodeo: A Memoir

Five years into fatherhood, Calvin Hennick is plagued by self doubt and full of questions How can he teach his son to be a man, when his own father figures abandoned him As a white man, what can he possibly teach his biracial son about how to live as a black man in America And what does it even

One Day at Disney: Meet the People Who Make the Magic Across the Globe

Discover what it s like to report to work every day for The Walt Disney Company Step behind the scenes to immerse yourself in one ordinary day at Disney In addition to the book, the Disney team was on hand to capture stories along the way A full length documentary and 52 short form episodes

Virginia Woolf: And the Women Who Shaped Her World

An insightful, witty look at Virginia Woolf through the lens of the extraordinary women closest to her How did Adeline Virginia Stephen become the great writer Virginia Woolf Acclaimed biographer Gillian Gill tells the stories of the women whose legacies of strength, style, and creativity shaped

Szczerze

To niezwyk y, osobisty dziennik Przewodnicz cego Rady Europejskiej Dzie po dniu towarzyszymy jego pierwszym krokom w nowej roli, poznajemy kulisy europejskiej polityki i ledzimy najbardziej dramatyczne wydarzenia ostatnich lat zamachy terrorystyczne w Pary u i Brukseli, kryzys uchod czy, mier

Who Is Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

You ve probably seen her on t shirts, mugs, and even tattoos, well, now that famous face graces the cover of our latest Who Is title Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is famous for her stylish collars called jabots and her commanding dissents This opera loving New Yorker has always spoken her mind

Crystal Eastman: A Revolutionary Life

In 1910, Crystal Eastman was one of the most conspicuous progressive reformers in America By the 1920s, her ardent suffragism, insistent anti militarism, gregarious internationalism, and uncompromising feminism branded her the most dangerous woman in America and led to her exile in England Yet a

Educated

Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home canned peaches and sleeping with her head for the hills bag In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and

Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood

The compelling, inspiring, and comically sublime New York Times bestseller about one man s coming of age, set during the twilight of apartheid and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed Trevor Noah s unlikely path from apartheid South Africa to the desk of The Daily Show began with a criminal

Me

In his only official autobiography, music icon Elton John writes about his extraordinary life, which is also the subject of the film Rocketman Christened Reginald Dwight, he was a shy boy with Buddy Holly glasses who grew up in the London suburb of Pinner and dreamed of becoming a pop star By the

The Minuteman

In the early 1930 s, pro Nazi groups began popping up across the US in an attempt to drum up support among recent immigrants for the fascist movement developing back home With a large German population, Newark, New Jersey became a hotbed for this kind of Nazi recruitment, with pro fascist groups

You Ought To Know Adam Wade

Twenty time Moth storytelling SLAM winner Adam Wade shares his life experiences in live performance in this unique memoir that combines his honesty onstage with his intimate reflections in the studio With his impassioned delivery and heartfelt perspective, Adam Wade and his personal, yet universal