Cultural History

Sittin' In: Jazz Clubs of the 1940s and 1950s Jeff Gold
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The Anthropocene Reviewed John Green

THE ANTHROPOCENE REVIEWED is a collection of essays inspired by John Green's beloved podcast of the...

Sex with Presidents: The Ins and Outs of Love and Lust in the White House Eleanor Herman

SEX WITH PRESIDENTS details the bedroom affairs of the presidents throughout American history, as...

Set the Night on Fire: Living, Dying, and Playing Guitar with the Doors Robby Krieger

 
SET THE NIGHT ON FIRE: LIVING, DYING, AND PLAYING GUITAR WITH THE DOORS sets the record straight and debunks many myths that have surrounded The Doors, Jim Morrison, and Robby Krieger. Nothing is...

Paper: Paging Through History Mark Kurlansky

PAPER: PAGING THROUGH HISTORY adds to the discussion of the future of our planet. After digesting these brilliant words about paper's origins and production, as well as its influence, are we headed for a paperless society. This learned author thinks not.   This title has been selected as a...

Annie Leibovitz: Wonderland Annie Leibovitz

 
ANNIE LEIBOVITZ: WONDERLAND displays Leibovitz’s incredible five decades of fashion images that include iconic shots of Nicole Kidman, Serena Williams, Lady Gaga and so many more.
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Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause Ty Seidule

ROBERT E. LEE AND ME: A SOUTHERNER'S RECKONING WITH THE MYTH OF THE LOST CAUSE is the definitive, plain-words truth about one of the most important subjects in our nation - told by the best crendentialed living American. This Son-of-the-South idolized Robert E. Lee throughout his youth and early military service. Today...

The Official United States Civil Rights Trail: What happened here changed the world. Lee Sentell

THE OFFICIAL UNITED STATES CIVIL RIGHTS TRAIL: WHAT HAPPENED HERE CHANGED THE WORLD identifies "must see" spots across our nation from Topeka to Washington, D.C., where battles for the soul of America raged. State tourism departments invite travelers to visit these historic sites in fourteen cities and take pride in...

Behind the Magic Curtain: Secrets, Spies, and Unsung White Allies of Birmingham's Civil Rights Days T. K. Thorne

BEHIND THE MAGIC CURTAIN: SECRETS, SPIES, AND UNSUNG WHITE ALLIES OF BIRMINGHAM'S CIVIL RIGHTS DAYS reveals never-before-told names, deeds, and places involved in the Civil Rights struggle at the birthplace of much of the fight. Award-winninng author and former Birmingham Police Captain T.K. Thorne spent ten years...

Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy Larry Tye

DEMAGOGUE is a masterful portrait of Senator Joseph McCarthy, who led the Red Scare to uproot a...