The Diary of a Young Girl

The Diary of a Young Girl Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Franks remarkable diary has become a world classica powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit In 1942, with the Nazis occupying Holland, a thirteen year old Jewish girl and her

The Crusades Through Arab Eyes

The Crusades Through Arab Eyes The author has combed the works of contemporary Arab chronicles of the Crusades, eyewitnesses, and often participants He retells their story and offers insights into the historical forces that shape Arab and Islamic consciousness today.

Survival in Auschwitz

Survival in Auschwitz The true and harrowing account of Primo Levis experience at the German concentration camp of Auschwitz and his miraculous survival hailed by The Times Literary Supplement as a true work of art, this edition includes an exclusive conversation between the author and Philip Roth In 1943, Primo Levi,

Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1)

Fall of Giants (The Century Trilogy, #1) This is an epic of love, hatred, war and revolution This is a huge novel that follows five families through the world shaking dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for votes for women It is 1911 The Coronation Day of King George V The Williams, a Welsh

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

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

The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge, #1)

The Pillars of the Earth (Kingsbridge, #1) Ken Follett is known worldwide as the master of split second suspense, but his most beloved and bestselling book tells the magnificent tale of a twelfth century monk driven to do the seemingly impossible build the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has ever known Everything readers expect from

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed Brilliant, illuminating, and immensely absorbing, Collapse is destined to take its place as one of the essential books of our time, raising the urgent question How can our world best avoid committing ecological suicide In his million copy bestseller Guns, Germs, and Steel, Jared Diamond examined

Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow

Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanitys future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods.Over the past century

The Iron King (The Accursed Kings, #1)

The Iron King (The Accursed Kings, #1) The Iron King Philip the Fair is as cold and silent, as handsome and unblinking as a statue He governs his realm with an iron hand, but he cannot rule his own family his sons are weak and their wives adulterous while his red blooded daughter Isabella is unhappily married to an English king

The Name of the Rose

The Name of the Rose The year is 1327 Benedictines in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns detective His tools are the logic of Aristotle, the

The Twelve Caesars

The Twelve Caesars As private secretary to the Emperor Hadrian, Suetonius gained access to the imperial archives and used them along with eye witness accounts to produce one of the most colorful biographical works in history The Twelve Caesars chronicles the public careers and private lives of the men who wielded

Marie Antoinette: The Portrait of an Average Woman

Marie Antoinette: The Portrait of an Average Woman Life at the court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette has long captivated readers, drawn by accounts of the intrigues and pageantry that came to such a sudden and unexpected end Stefan Zweig s Marie Antoinette The Portrait of an Average Woman is a dramatic account of the guillotine s most famous