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Command and Control

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Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143125785
Availability: Available at Wholesaler
Published: Penguin Books - August 26th, 2014

Schlosser weaves together the history of WMDs along side the story of a real life nuclear incident (Code named a"Broken Arrow"). Equal parts engaging and terrifying, especially for a work of historical non-fiction.

John


Pogue's Basics: Money

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Pogue's Basics: Money: Essential Tips and Shortcuts (That No One Bothers to Tell You) About Beating the System Cover Image
$19.99
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ISBN: 9781250081414
Published: Flatiron Books - November 22nd, 2016

Whether it's saving $600 a year buying store brand groceries or $85 a year using hand towels instead of paper towels, buying David Pogue's new book might be one of the best investments you can make.

John


Prisoners of Geography

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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World (Politics of Place #1) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501121470
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Published: Scribner - October 11th, 2016

Could a single chain of mountains keep a country from achieving prosperity? Could war break out over a single dam on The Nile? You wouldn't think a book about geopolitics would be the engaging page-turner that it is. Why couldn't geography have been like this when I was in school?

John


Prisoners of Geography

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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World (Politics of Place #1) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781501121470
Availability: In Stock-Click Title to See Store Inventory
Published: Scribner - October 11th, 2016

Could a single chain of mountains keep a country from achieving prosperity? Could war break out over a single dam on The Nile? You wouldn't think a book about geopolitics would be the engaging page-turner that it is. Why couldn't geography have been like this when I was in school?

John


Hero of the Empire

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Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill Cover Image
$30.00
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ISBN: 9780385535731
Published: Doubleday - September 20th, 2016

Maybe it's learning about an event in history that (In America at least) is not well known, maybe it's being told from the perspective of a man determined to make his mark on history or die trying, but Millard has released a history book that goes toe to toe with the best thrillers out there.

 

John


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