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John V. Fleming: The Dark Side of the Enlightenment: Wizards, Alchemists, and Spiritual Seekers in the Age of Reason

John V. Fleming: The Dark Side of the Enlightenment: Wizards, Alchemists, and Spiritual Seekers in the Age of Reason In The Dark Side of the Enlightenment, John V. Fleming shows how the impulses of the European Enlightenment—generally associated with great strides in the liberation of human thought from superstition and traditional religion—were challenged by tenacious […]

Alison Weir collection

Alison Weir collection Innocent Traitor: A Novel of Lady Jane Grey: I am now a condemned traitor . . . I am to die when I have hardly begun to live. Historical expertise marries page-turning fiction in Alison Weir’s enthralling debut novel, breathing new life into one of the most significant and tumultuous periods of […]

Bastian Obermayer, Frederik Obermaier: The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money

Bastian Obermayer, Frederik Obermaier: The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money Late one evening, investigative journalist Bastian Obermayer receives an anonymous message offering him access to secret data. Through encrypted channels, he then receives documents revealing how the president of Argentina has sequestered millions of dollars of […]

Antonia Fraser collection

Antonia Fraser collection Marie Antoinette: The Journey: Brilliantly written, a work of impeccable scholarship. An utterly riveting and intensely moving book by one of our finest biographers. Never before has the life of Marie Antoinette been told so intimately and with such authority as in Antonia Fraser’s newest work, Marie Antoinette: The Journey. Famously known […]

Killing King by Stuart Wexler,‎ Larry Hancock

Killing King: Racial Terrorists, James Earl Ray, and the Plot to Assassinate Martin Luther King Jr. by Stuart Wexler,‎ Larry Hancock Published in time for the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, Killing King uncovers previously unknown FBI files and sources, as well as new forensics to convincingly make the case that […]

Steven Johnson: The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic – and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World

Steven Johnson: The Ghost Map: The Story of London’s Most Terrifying Epidemic – and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World From Steven Johnson, the dynamic thinker routinely compared to James Gleick, Dava Sobel, and Malcolm Gladwell, The Ghost Map is a riveting page-turner about a real-life historical hero, Dr. John Snow. It’s […]

James Holland collection

James Holland collection The Battle of Britain: ‘If Hitler fails to invade or destroy Britain, he has lost the war,’ Churchill said in the summer of 1940.He was right.The Battle of Britain was a crucial turning point in the history of the Second World War. Had Britain’s defences collapsed, Hitler would have dominated all of […]

Judy L. Hasday: Apollo 13 Mission (Overcoming Adversity)

Judy L. Hasday: Apollo 13 Mission (Overcoming Adversity) The 1970 NASA mission to the moon became more dramatic than any fictional story when an explosion on the ship put the astronauts’ lives in peril. Download from userscloud Download from cloudyfiles Download from uplod Report deleted links for reupload Issue: * Broken Links Details: * Submit […]