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Voices from Chernobyl
The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster
by Svetlana Alexievich
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Voices from Chernobyl is the first book to present personal accounts of what happened on April 26, 1986, when the worst nuclear reactor accident in history contaminated as much as three quarters of Europe. Svetlana Alexievich--a journalist who now suffers  [ more ]

A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris
by Michael Allin
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In 1826, Muhammad Ali, Ottoman Viceroy of Egypt, gave a royal gift to French king Charles X: a two-year-old giraffe named Zarafa. She was intended to curry political favor: Ali supported the Ottoman Turks against the Greeks in their war  [ more ]

IBM and the Holocaust
The Strategic Alliance Between Nazi Germany and America's Most Powerful Corporation
by Edwin Black
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Published to extraordinary praise, this provocative international bestseller details the story of IBM?s strategic alliance with Nazi Germany. IBM and the Holocaust provides a chilling investigation into corporate complicity, and the atrocities witnessed raise startling questions that throw IBM?s wartime  [ more ]

Good People in an Evil Time
Portraits of Complicity and Resistance in the Bosnian War
by Svetlana Broz
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Faced with a world in which unspeakable crimes not only went unpunished but were rewarded with glory, profit, and power, the Bosnians of all faiths who testify in this book were starkly confronted with the limits and possibilities of their  [ more ]

The Diary of a Young Girl
by Anne Frank
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Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has since become a world classic -- a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human  [ more ]

Hitler's Willing Executioners
Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust
by Daniel Jonah Goldhagen
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This groundbreaking international bestseller lays to rest many myths about the Holocaust: that Germans were ignorant of the mass destruction of Jews, that the killers were all SS men, and that those who slaughtered Jews did so reluctantly. Hitler's Willing  [ more ]

Bury the Chains
Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves
by Adam Hochschild
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From the author of the widely acclaimed King Leopold's Ghost comes the taut, gripping account of one of the most brilliantly organized social justice campaigns in history -- the fight to free the slaves of the British Empire. In early  [ more ]

Brunelleschi's Dome
How a Renaissance Genius Reinvented Architecture
by Ross King
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By all accounts, Filippo Brunelleschi, goldsmith and clockmaker, was an unkempt, cantankerous, and suspicious man-even by the generous standards according to which artists were judged in fifteenth-century Florence. He also designed and erected a dome over the cathedral of Santa  [ more ]

Destined to Witness
Growing Up Black in Nazi Germany
by Hans Massaquoi
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This is a story of the unexpected. In Destined to Witness, Hans Massaquoi has crafted a beautifully rendered memoir -- an astonishing true tale of how he came of age as a black child in Nazi Germany. The son of  [ more ]

The Accidental American
Tony Blair and the Presidency
by James Naughtie
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Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair is the most popular foreign leader in the United States, and one whose support for America has made him widely reviled at home. Why did Blair become such an object of fascination here? What are  [ more ]

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