Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in Crisis

Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations in CrisisA Bill Gates Summer Reading Pick A riveting and illuminating Yuval Noah Harari new theory of how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don t, by the Pulitzer Prize winning author of the landmark bestsellers Guns, Germs, and Steel and Collapse In his international bestsellers Guns,

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Napoleon: A Life

Napoleon: A LifeThe definitive biography of the great soldier statesman by the New York Times bestselling author of The Storm of War winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography and the Grand Prix of the Fondation Napoleon Austerlitz, Borodino, Waterloo his battles are among the greatest in history,

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Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for Freedom

Churchill and Orwell: The Fight for FreedomFrom 1 New York Times bestselling author Thomas E Ricks, a dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, whose farsighted vision and inspired action preserved democracy from the threats of authoritarianism, from the left and right alike Both George Orwell and Winston Churchill came close

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Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human SocietiesDiamond has written a book of remarkable scope one of the most important and readable works on the human past published in recent years Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and a national bestseller the global account of the rise of civilization that is also a stunning refutation of ideas of human d

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