History & Military History
by Scott Martelle (Apr. 1, hardcover,
$24.95, ISBN 978-1-61373-018-8). As
thoroughly examined as the Civil War and
the assassination of Abraham Lincoln by
John Wilkes Booth have been, little attention has been paid to the life of the Union
cavalryman who killed Booth, an odd character named Boston Corbett.
Manchu Princess, Japanese Spy:
The Story of Kawashima Yoshiko, the
Cross-Dressing Spy Who Commanded
Her Own Army by Phyllis Birnbaum
(Apr. 14, hardcover, $30, ISBN 978-0-
231-15218-1). Aisin Gioro Xianyu (1907–
1948) was the 14th daughter of a Manchu
prince and a legendary figure in China’s
bloody struggle with Japan. Novelist and
journalist Birnbaum presents a colorful
portrait of the controversial figure as she
participated in conflicts that transformed
Class Divide: Yale ’ 64 and the
Conflicted Legacy of the Sixties by
Howard Gillette Jr. (June 2, hardcover,
$29.95, ISBN 978-0-8014-5365-6)
draws on more than 100 interviews with
representative members of the Yale class
of 1964 to examine how they responded
to the issues that would define the 1960s.
Among those profiled in the book are Joe
Lieberman, John Ashcroft, Stephen
Greenblatt, Gus Speth, Stephen Bingham, and Jerry Brown.
Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the
Lusitania by Erik Larson (Mar. 10, hardcover, $28, ISBN 978-0-307-40886-0).
From the author of The Devil in the White
City comes the story of the sinking of the
Lusitania, one of the most tragic events of
WWI, published to coincide with the
100th anniversary of the disaster.
Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story
of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth by Marc Peyser and
Timothy Dwyer (Mar. 31, hardcover,
$28.95, ISBN 978-0-385-53601-1). A
double biography of first cousins Eleanor
Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth,
two extraordinary women whose tangled
lives provide a sweeping look at the 20th
When Rains Became Floods: A Child
Soldier’s Story by Lurgio Gavilán Sánchez,
trans. by Margaret Randall (Apr. 3, paper,
$19.95, ISBN 978-0-8223-5851-0) is the
autobiography of a child soldier who
fought for both the Peruvian guerrilla
insurgency the Shining Path and the Peruvian military during the Peruvian civil war.
After escaping the war, he became a Franciscan priest.
Scientists are still attempting to unlock the mysteries of the
universe and to uncover the origins of mankind. But as they
discover more answers, more questions arise.
In Coming Home: A Spiritual and Religious Dialogue, Star Chang
engages readers in a spiritual dialogue on how to find their own
ultimate truth, leading to the opportunity of growth on both an
individual and societal level. Chang examines various religious
teachings, spiritual practices, and historical narratives that can
help us uncover ourselves and our nature, allowing us to live in
a way that helps us unlock our own success, peace and joy.
Available at www.bookcominghome @cominghomebook
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