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brian-moreland's picture
Sep.14.2013
The truth will not stay buried. During World War II, Germany’s Hürtgen Forest was a killing field. But there was something worse than the enemy in the mist. An ancient power was waiting to prey upon those who opposed the Third Reich. Jack Chambers survived the war, but even after all these...
lois-duncan's picture
Sep.04.2013
From the master of thrillers and the supernatural comes a collection thirteen short stories that have never been published before in book form. Written in the Stars contains Lois Duncan's earliest stories—one published at the age of thirteen—from the tale of an army sergeant whose suspicious...
elizabeth-mckenzie's picture
Jan.29.2012
My Postwar Life New Writings from Japan and Okinawa   This selection of new work by some of Japan’s most eminent observers and artists offers a richly nuanced perspective on the complex relationship between Japan and the U.S. in the long aftermath of war.   An Interview with former...
kelly-jameson's picture
Apr.12.2011
Ken Bruen, author of Once Were Cops, calls Shards of Summer "The Great Gatsby for the beach generation."  Shards of Summer takes you on a trip to the beach that you won't soon forget. Flashing back to the mid-1940s--the perfect decade for a gritty noir--Shards immerses you in that era's...
tony-barnstone's picture
Apr.06.2011
This book, which won the John Cairdi Prize for Poetry, selected by B. H. Fairchild, is inspired by historical situations and accounts letters, oral histories, news reports, etc., of individuals from both sides of the Pacific theater of World War II, including the home fronts. Barnstone writes...
bryan-malessa's picture
Jan.15.2011
An epic investigation of America's underbelly, The War Room examines the painful conflicts that arise in exploring one's identity and the dramatic consequences of such actions. Sam is a curious boy growing up in an Ohio village. Trying to understand his father's seemingly anonymous past, he is...
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Jan.15.2010
Did Christianity play any role in the millenarian hatred towards Jews that led to the paroxysm of murder known as the Holocaust?   Six Million Crucifixions: How Christian Antisemitism Paved the Road to the Holocaust provides an answer to the question, “What could have possibly motivated...
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Aug.07.2009
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Aug.02.2009
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Aug.01.2009