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  • New History Books: McCarthy, Confederate Waterloo March 19, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: McCarthy, Confederate Waterloo

    Michael J. McCarthy, Confederate Waterloo Honestly, I’m going to get this just to learn more about Pickett’s long lunch…

    New History Books: Rydell, The Book Thieves March 18, 2017

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    New History Books: Rydell, The Book Thieves

    Anders Rydell, The Book Thieves: The Nazi Looting of Europe’s Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance Nazis, libraries… what’s not to like?

    New History Books: Frankel, High Noon March 12, 2017

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    New History Books: Frankel, High Noon

    Frankel, High Noon: The Hollywood Blacklist and the Making of an American Classic As long as it is not too political (ahem)….

    New History Books: Sensational Past March 11, 2017

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    New History Books: Sensational Past

    Carolyn Purnell, The Sensational Past. Beach hates the enlightenment, but loves senses… What to do?

    New History Books: Stejskal, Special Forces Berlin March 5, 2017

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    New History Books: Stejskal, Special Forces Berlin

    James Stejskal, Special Forces Berlin One of the two books I’m most looking forward to this month (if as advertised!)

    New History Books: Nolan, The Allure of Battle March 4, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: Nolan, The Allure of Battle

    Cathal J. Nolan, The Allure of Battle, A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost. The rules of war (not strategy) fascinate me…

    New History Books: The Cyclist February 26, 2017

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    New History Books: The Cyclist

    Tim Moore, The Cyclist Who Went Out in the Cold Stories of riding behind and around the Iron Curtain.

    New History Books: House of the Dead February 25, 2017

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    New History Books: House of the Dead

    Daniel Beer, The House of the Dead Chilly Siberia before the Soviets.

    New History Books: Three Days February 19, 2017

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    New History Books: Three Days

    Bret Baier, Three Days in January The end of the US’s greatest postwar President.

    New History Books: Lost City February 18, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: Lost City

    Douglas Preston, Lost City of the Monkey God A fan favourite from January 2017

    New History Books: Art of the Affair February 12, 2017

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    New History Books: Art of the Affair

    Catherine Lacey and Forsyth Harmon, Art of the Affair An ‘illustrated history’: could be very good or rather bad…  

    New History Books: House of Spies February 11, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: House of Spies

    Matthews, House of Spies British intelligence in the 20C

    New History Books: War Against War February 5, 2017

    Author: Beach Combing | in : New History Books
    New History Books: War Against War

    Michael Kazin, War Against War The failed fight to keep America out of the war.

    New History Books: A House Full of Females February 4, 2017

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    New History Books: A House Full of Females

    Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, A House Full of Females Perhaps the book I most want to read from January.

    New History Books: God’s Generals January 28, 2017

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    New History Books: God's Generals

    Richard A. Gabriel, God’s Generals Great idea but a problem when two of the three may not have even existed… Still, looking forward to digging up this one.

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