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Factory Girls

A Kaleidescopic Account
by Christine Seifert
Coming in May!
A kaleidoscopic account of one of America’s most poignant workplace tragedies, focusing on six young women in particular to show wherethey came from and what they were hoping to achieve at the moment when their lives were cut short.Read More

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Death

An Oral History
by Casey Jarman
Coming October!
In this eye-opening collection of interviews, Jarman interviews experts in a variety of fields — cultural anthropologists, gravediggers, filmmakers, philosophers, ambulance drivers, and more — for their stories and experiences with death.Read More

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Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge

The Dirty Secrets Behind Early American Medicine
by J. Marin Younker
Coming October!
Riots over the medical use of cadavers. Public access to institutions for the insane. And full-blown surgeries without the aid of anesthetics or painkillers. Welcome to the middle ages of American medicine.Read More

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March of the Suffragettes

Rosalie Gardiner Jones and the March for Voting Rights
by Zachary Michael Jack
Coming September!
March of the Suffragettes details the inspiring and little-known story of “General” Rosalie Gardiner Jones and the makeshift all-women’s army to march nearly two hundred miles to win the vote for women.Read More

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Last of the Giants

The Rise and Fall of Earth’s Most Dominant Species
by Jeff Campbell

This book chronicles those giant animals and apex predators who were pushed to extinction in the modern era.Read More

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Eureka!

50 Scientists Who Shaped Human History
by John Grant
Coming August!
This book offers fifty vivid portraits of groundbreaking scientists, focusing not just on the ideas and breakthroughs that made them so important but also on their lives and their various… quirks.Read More

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Votes of Confidence

A Young Person’s Guide to American Elections
by Jeff Fleischer

Votes of Confidence offers young readers an essential guide to the past, present, and future of American elections.Read More

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Fight Like a Girl

50 Feminists Who Changed the World
by Laura Barcella

Fight Like a Girl will familiarize readers with the history of feminist activism, in an effort to celebrate those who paved the way and draw attention to those who are working hard to further the cause of women’s rights.Read More

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Worlds Apart

A History of American Utopias
by Abby McGanney Nolan
Coming December!
Spanning American history from the seventeenth century to the present, this book looks at the fascinating stories behind twenty communities that were created around principles and ideals that were somehow at odds with the rest of society.Read More

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Whoppers

History’s Most Outrageous Lies and Liars
by Christine Seifert

Whoppers presents the fascinating stories of over fifty people who lied for money, fame, honor, and, sometimes, just for the heck of it.Read More

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Martyrdom

The Coloring Book
by Hallie Fryd, illustrated by Julia Gfrörer

This adult coloring book offers a lurid window into some of the most fascinating and shockingly violent stories in history—the lives of the saints.Read More

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The Weird World of Words

A Guided Tour
by Mitchell Symons

This celebration of language is packed with truly oddball facts about words that will have you hooked from the very first page.Read More

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Rockin’ the Boat

50 Iconic Revolutionaries – from Joan of Arc to Malcolm X
by Jeff Fleischer

Rockin’ the Boat tells the stories of fifty revolutionaries from an incredibly diverse set of places and times. Read More

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Alice + Freda Forever

A Murder in Memphis
by Alexis Coe

On a cold winter’s day in 1892, nineteen-year-old Alice Mitchell slashed the throat of her seventeen-year-old ex-fiancée, Freda Ward.Read More

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Historical Heartthrobs

50 Timeless Crushes—from Cleopatra to Camus
by Kelly Murphy with Hallie Fryd

Historical Heartthrobs lists 50 of the sexiest men and women from history and asks the essential question: Would you really want to date them?Read More

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The Next Big Thing

A History of the Boom-or-Bust Moments That Shaped the Modern World
by Richard Faulk

The Next Big Thing searches through 3,000 years of Western culture to find the colorful and key steps (and missteps) that led us to where we are today.Read More

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Debunk It!

How to Stay Sane in a World of Misinformation
by John Grant

Debunk It! hooks readers with modern, ripped-from-the-headlines examples of misinformation, clearly explaining how to identify and debunk such hogwash.Read More

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Members Only

Secret Societies, Sects, and Cults — Exposed!
by Julie Tibbott

Members Only uncovers the how, what, when, where, and why of some of the world’s most mysterious groups, societies, and clubs.Read More

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Scandalous!

50 Shocking Events You Should Know About (So You Can Impress Your Friends)
by Hallie Fryd

This book includes 50 juicy pop culture, political, and entertainment-related scandals from the 20th century. Each item has a photo, a synopsis of what happened… Read More