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Toto & Coco
Price: $10.35 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: British English. Published: October 20, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage
Toto Koopman, beautiful, mixed-race, bisexual Vogue cover girl in 1930s Paris and lover of the all-powerful press baron and wartime Cabinet minister Lord Beaverbrook. Toto & Coco reveals the very best and the very worst of what can happen when the human spirit is taken to the edge. An extraordinary true story. Visit: totoandcoco.com
Ultrasociety: How 10,000 Years of War Made Humans the Greatest Cooperators on Earth
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
Follow the evolutionary scientist Peter Turchin on an epic journey through time. From stone-age assassins to the orbiting cathedrals of the space age, from bloodthirsty god-kings to India’s first vegetarian emperor, discover the secret history of our species—and the evolutionary logic that governed it all.
Unmasking Obama
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,360. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » History » North America
While the major media were spinning their collective fairy tale about the Obama presidency, the alternative conservative media—America’s “samizdat”—were telling the truth.
Rating America’s Presidents: An America-First Look at Who Is Best, Who Is Overrated, and Who Was An Absolute Disaster
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,930. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
Which presidents were the best for America…and which were the worst?
Unacknowledged: An Expose of the World's Greatest Secret
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,580. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens & UFOs, Nonfiction » History » Military
“Unacknowledged” reveals that UFOs are real, Extraterrestrials have been interacting with humans since World War II, humans mastered gravity control in 1954, and free, clean energy systems could have replaced fossil fuels long ago. We’ve been lied to. And now, the witnesses of that lie are speaking out in an attempt to set humanity back on the right path. Find out the truth now.
Hang Tough: The WWII Letters and Artifacts of Major Dick Winters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,220. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2020 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The compelling WWII correspondence and artifacts of Major Dick Winters, commander of the Band of Brothers.
My Brother's Voice: How a Young Hungarian Boy Survived the Holocaust: A True Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Stephen Nasser somehow dug deep within his soul to survive the brutal and inhumane treatment his captors inflicted on the Jews. He was the only one of his family to survive--but the memory of his brother's dying words compelled him to live. Stephen's account of the Holocaust is told in the refreshingly direct and optimistic language of a young boy.
Nothing to Lose: Unlikely Allies in the Struggle for a Better Black America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,610. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
Pastor Darrell Scott demolishes entrenched stereotypes and political boundaries with his candid, revealing, and often surprising story: how a devout Christian and African American has become one of President Donald Trump’s leading supporters and advisors.
The Intuitive Warrior: Lessons from a Navy SEAL on Unleashing Your Hidden Potential
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
From conflicts in Panama to the war in Iraq, Navy SEAL Michael Jaco has employed his powers of perception and awareness to save his life and the lives of others. In The Intuitive Warrior, Jaco recounts how the intuition developed during time spent at SEAL Team Six and several other Teams in combat zones in Iraq and Afghanistan over 30 years can be learned and applied by anyone.
Jackie: Her Transformation from First Lady to Jackie O
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,740. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2020 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
When we think of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, we often do so through the lens of her two marriages. This book zeroes in on the colorful, adventurous, but painful period bookended by those marriages and those men—a period when she was alone and adjusting, struggling but also emerging, chrysalis-like, into a new woman—arguably, and without her consent or desire, the most famous woman in the world.
Hunting the Caliphate: America's War on ISIS and the Dawn of the Strike Cell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,220. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
See America’s campaign against ISIS through the eyes of the men on the ground.
How They Murdered Princess Diana: The Shocking Truth
Price: $8.40 USD. Words: 257,390. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This explosive book blows the lid on one of the most shocking crimes of our modern era. But it does more than that. How They Murdered Princess Diana is the most complete evidence-based account of the assassination of Princess Diana yet written. It delivers on providing answers to many of the key questions: Who did it? Why was Diana assassinated? How was it carried out?
Collision on Tenerife: The How and Why of the World's Worst Aviation Disaster
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,420. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The world’s worst air disaster happened more than 40 years ago on a remote Atlantic Ocean island, when two fully loaded 747 passenger jets collided after a horrendous series of human errors.
Tragedy and Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom and Democracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,100. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
If you’ve ever suspected that “democratic governments” can be secretly manipulated and controlled, this book is for you. (It will both confirm your suspicions and show you how it’s done.) However, if you’ve accepted the schoolhouse version of Western democracy, the meticulously footnoted facts presented in this book are sure to turn your worldview upside down. (Read at your own risk.)
The Smell of Kerosene: A Test Pilot's Odyssey - NASA Research Pilot Stories, XB-70 Tragic Collision, M2-F1 Lifting Body, YF-12 Blackbird, Apollo LLRV Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (NASA SP-4108)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is the fascinating account of the life of Donald Mallick, a NASA research test pilot. This book puts the reader in the pilot's seat for a "day at the office" unlike any other.
La Guerre
Price: $26.89 USD. Words: 168,110. Language: French. Published: November 3, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Par les routes, les sentes, les pistes, l'armée du Directoire continuait sa marche à travers la forêt hérissant le pays de Bade.
The Indestructible Man: the True Story of World War II Hero "Captain Dixie"
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Dixie Kiefer was a true World War II hero, a sailor's skipper. But his valor when his big aircraft carrier was hit by Japanese kamikaze planes was unsurpassed, earning him the nickname "the indestructible man." He was an inspiration to his crew but also to a nation at war. But no one could have foreseen the end to "Captain Dixie's" amazing true story of bravery and leadership,
Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In "Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora", Wafa Ghnaim brings traditional Palestinian embroidery to life by revealing the profound depths of meaning, inspiration and stories encapsulated in each motif.
Survivor's Game
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
David Karmi is a survivor of Auschwitz, Dachau, and the Warsaw Ghetto. He enured forced marches, starvation, and even persecution after the Allies freed him from the camps. This is a story of strength, courage, some luck - and an amazing man, told in his own words. It is the biography of a survivor.
We've Got People: From Jesse Jackson to AOC, the End of Big Money and the Rise of a Movement
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 160,360. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2019 by Strong Arm Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may seem like she came from nowhere, but the movement that propelled her to office - and to global political stardom - has been building for 30 years. With the party and the nation at a crossroads, this timely and original book offers new insight into how we've gotten where we are - and where we're headed.