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Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
by Jill Lepore
National Book Award Finalist From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians, a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin’s youngest sister and a history of history itself. Like her brother, Jane Franklin was a passionate reader, a gifted writer, and an astonishingly shrewd political commentator. Unlike him, she was...
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Categories: Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
The Secret History of Wonder Woman
by Jill Lepore
A riveting work of historical detection revealing that the origin of Wonder Woman, one of the world’s most iconic superheroes, hides within it a fascinating family story—and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism Harvard historian and  New Yorker  staff writer Jill Lepore has uncovered an astonishing...
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Categories: Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; History; Social Sciences; Women's Studies
New York Burning: Liberty, Slavery, and Conspiracy in Eighteenth-Century Manhattan
by Jill Lepore
Pulitzer Prize Finalist Anisfield-Wolf Award Winner Over a frigid few weeks in the winter of 1741, ten fires blazed across Manhattan. With each new fire, panicked whites saw more evidence of a slave uprising. In the end, thirteen black men were burned at the stake, seventeen were hanged and more than one hundred black men and women...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity
by Jill Lepore
Winner of the Bancroft Prize King Philip's War, the excruciating racial war—colonists against Indians—that erupted in New England in 1675, was, in proportion to population, the bloodiest in American history. Some even argued that the massacres and outrages on both sides were too horrific to "deserve the name of a war."     The...
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Categories: History
The Story of America: Essays on Origins
by Jill Lepore
In The Story of America , Harvard historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore investigates American origin stories--from John Smith's account of the founding of Jamestown in 1607 to Barack Obama's 2009 inaugural address--to show how American democracy is bound up with the history of print. Over the centuries, Americans have...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History
The Mansion of Happiness: A History of Life and Death
by Jill Lepore
Renowned Harvard scholar and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore has composed a strikingly original, ingeniously conceived, and beautifully crafted history of American ideas about life and death from before the cradle to beyond the grave. How does life begin? What does it mean? What happens when we die? “All anyone can do is...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; History; Social Sciences
A Is for American: Letters and Other Characters in the Newly United States
by Jill Lepore
What ties Americans to one another? What unifies a nation of citizens with different racial, religious and ethnic backgrounds? These were the dilemmas faced by Americans in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries as they sought ways to bind the newly United States together. In A is for American , award-winning historian Jill Lepore...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Historical Bios & Memoirs; History
Joe Gould's Teeth
by Jill Lepore
From New Yorker staff writer and Harvard historian Jill Lepore, the dark, spellbinding tale of her restless search for the long-lost, longest book ever written, a century-old manuscript called “The Oral History of Our Time.” Joe Gould, a madman, believed he was the most brilliant historian of the twentieth century. So did some of...
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Categories: All Nonfiction; Arts & Literature Bios & Memoirs; History
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