999: The Extraordinary Young Women of the First Official Jewish Transport to Auschwitz

On March 25, 1942, nearly a thousand young, unmarried Jewish women boarded a train in Poprad, Slovakia Filled with a sense of adventure and national pride, they left their parents homes wearing their best clothes and confidently waving good bye Believing they were going to work in a factory for a

Labyrinth of Ice: The Triumphant and Tragic Greely Polar Expedition

Based on the author s exhaustive research, the incredible true story of the Greely Expedition, one of the most harrowing adventures in the annals of polar exploration In July 1881, Lt A.W Greely and his crew of 24 scientists and explorers were bound for the last region unmarked on global maps.

Africaville

A ferociously talented writer makes his stunning debut with this richly woven tapestry, set in a small Nova Scotia town settled by former slaves, that depicts several generations of one family bound together and torn apart by blood, faith, time, and fate.Vogue Best Books to Read This Winter