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The landmark, bestselling account of the crimes against American Indians during the 19th century, now on its 50th Anniversary.

Using council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions, Brown introduces readers to great chiefs and warrors of... More details on Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

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What do readers say about An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States?

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Now part of the HBO docuseries "Exterminate All the Brutes," written and directed by Raoul Peck

2015 Recipient of the American Book Award

The first history of the United States told from the perspective of indigenous peoples

Today in the United State... More details on An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

Humanoids existed on Earth for around four million years as hunters and gatherers living in small communal groups that through their movements found and populated every continent. Some two hundred tho...
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Named a best book of 2019 by The New York Times, TIME, The Washington Post, NPR, Hudson Booksellers, The New York Publ... More details on The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

There is a tendency to view the European settlement of North America, and the corresponding decimation of many tribes and cultures, as sudden and inevitable. It was neither. How, then, did Indians go ...
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What do readers say about Trail of Tears The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation?

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A sixth-generation North Carolinian, highly-acclaimed author John Ehle grew up on former Cherokee hunting grounds. His experience as an accomplished novelist, combined with his extensive, meticulous research, culminates in this moving tragedy rich wi... More details on Trail of Tears The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation

Investigations were made in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to determine whether the American Indians were the lost tribes of Judah; and it was pretty well proved both yes and no, and unprova...
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A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the Pursuit of Happiness in America set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential... More details on Infinite Jest

3 E.T.A. is laid out as a cardioid, with the four main inward-facing bldgs. convexly rounded at the back and sides to yield a cardioid's curve, with the tennis courts and pavilions at the center and t...
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Gloria Steinem-writer, activist, organizer, and insp... More details on My Life on the Road

I board a plane for Rapid City, South Dakota, and see a lot of people in black leather, chains, and tattoos. Airline passengers usually look like where they’re going—business suits to Washington, D.C....
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For readers of Delia Owens' Where the Crawdads Sing and Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees , this extraordinary historical debut novel follows three fierce Southern women in an unforgettable story ... More details on Call Your Daughter Home

It’s easier to kill a man than a gator, but it takes the same kind of wait. You got to watch for the weakness, and take your shot to the back of the head. This gator I’m watching is watching me, too. ...
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When Toby Floren was eight years old, he discovered a monster living in the woods behind his house. A ghastly, frightening creature with claws, fangs, and a taste for human flesh. As he ran out of the forest, Toby felt that he'd been lucky to escape ... More details on Dweller

Toby Floren was ready for the Martian invasion. More than ready. If those green killers from outer space dared show up at his house, he’d lop off their tentacles with his pocketknife, steal their lase...
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We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life, and instead to think of ourselves as those who were being questioned by life-daily and hourly. Our answer must consist not in talk and meditation, but in right action and in right conduct. Life ulti... More details on Man's Search for Meaning

ON JANUARY 27, 2006, the sixty-first anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp, where 1.5 million people died, nations around the world observed the first International Holocaust Remem...
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The Meditations are a set of personal reflections by Marcus Aurelius. He writes about the vicissitudes of his own life and explores how to live wisely and virtuously in an unpredictable world.

Marcus Aurelius was a follower of the Stoic tradition o... More details on Meditations

3. My mother set me an example of piety and generosity, avoidance of all uncharitableness – not in actions only, but in thought as well – and a simplicity of life quite unlike the usual habits of the ...
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