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This biography is the new standard for scholarship on the Wizard of Menlo Park and is a work that will long sustain Morris’s legacy.

A State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion

Scholars and devoted readers of political history, notably of the Middle East, will turn to Segev’s majestic analysis of this pivotal leader for decades to come

Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War

History readers, particularly of the 20th century, will appreciate Bouverie’s relentless pursuit of answers to the question, “Why?”

Play Hungry: The Making of a Baseball Player

Readers who can get past Rose's fallibility will enjoy his journeys, stories of teammates, and many historic moments in the 1960s and 1970s. Fans who have been waiting to hear Rose talk about his time as a ballplayer may wonder, after reading this book, why he didn't speak up sooner.

Tigerland: 1968–1969: A City Divided, a Nation Torn Apart, and a Magical Season of Healing

Readers of sports and American history as well as fans of Alejandro Danois's The Boys of Dunbar will find plenty of in-game action as well as historical perspective to cherish.

The Game: Harvard, Yale, and America in 1968

College football fans will be drawn to the game action, but the stories of these young men and their adjustments to the 1960s will keep them reading. The game might have ended in a tie, but this book is a winner.

The Bonanza King: John Mackay and the Battle over the Greatest Riches in the American West

Fans of American history, the American West, or business will find Mackay's life story inspiring.

The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke

Lawler compels readers to examine the past in a different light. Accessible and inquisitive, this book is not just for archaeology enthusiasts but for any public or academic library where American history is appreciated.

Alou: My Baseball Journey

The authors give a full picture of Alou's arduous and, at times, lonely experience in MLB. Highly recommended for public libraries where baseball is followed, particularly for those who serve Latin American communities.

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