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Best-selling author Mary Roach explores the science of keeping human beings intact, awake, sane, uninfected, and uninfested in the bizarre and extreme circumstances of war.

Capital Dames by Cokie Roberts ... A companion to the best-selling Founding Mothers and Ladies of Liberty documents the experiences, influence and contributions of women during the American Civil War. Find this book @ your Library here

"The Sleep Revolution" by Arianna Huffington ... Evaluates the role of sleep as a cultural and historical unifier, the impact of sleep deprivation on health, and the science community's recommendations for how to achieve more restorative sleep. Find this book here @ your Library

"1944: FDR & The Year That Changed History" by Jay Winik ... Chronicles the events of 1944 to reveal how nearly the Allies lost World War II, citing the pivotal contributions of FDR, Churchill, and Stalin. Find this book here @ your Library

A latest entry in the best-selling series dramatically portrays the events of World War II in 1944, when escalating Pacific battles between the forces of General Douglas MacArthur and the Japanese army lead to the development of humanity's deadliest weapon and newly appointed President Truman's impossible choice.

The best-selling author of Destiny of the Republic presents a narrative account of Churchill's lesser-known heroics during the Boer War, describing his daring escape from rebel captors, trek through hundreds of miles with virtually no supplies and eventual return to South Africa to liberate the soldiers captured with him.

Leaving Before The Rains Come by Alexandra Fuller ... Follows the author's upbringing in Africa that was overshadowed by the Rhodesian wars, her complicated parents and her courtship with her American ex-husband. Find this book @ your Library here

November 2014: From the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You, a post-WWII story of the war brides who crossed the seas by the thousands to face their unknown futures.

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Eighty-Dollar Champion comes the riveting true story of the valiant rescue of priceless pedigree horses in the last days of World War II.

Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard ... The anchor of The O'Reilly Factor traces the events leading up to the murder of the most influential man in history - Jesus of Nazareth. Find this book @ your Library