Act of Justice: Lincoln’s Emancipation
Proclamation and the Law of War
By Burrus M. Carnahan
Air Date/Time September 19, 2016 1pm (Central)
216 pages, hardcover
In his first inaugural address, Abraham Lincoln declared that as president he would “have no lawful right” to interfere with the institution of slavery. Yet less than two years later, he issued a proclamation intended to free all slaves throughout the Confederate states.
When critics challenged the constitutional soundness of the act, Lincoln pointed to the international...Learn More
by Aaron Reynolds
Air Date/Time: September 14 6pm (Central)
1st edition, With Signed Bookplate
Squid knows he would be the perfect president. He has all the right things-a tie, a Titanic house, he’s already famous and most importantly, he’s big and bossy so the other sea creatures HAVE to listen to him. As he roams the sea floor looking for supporters, he soon learns no one cares about his tie or fame; no one hails him and no one...Learn More
The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded
By Jim Ottaviani
Air Date/Time May 13 11am
1st edition, Signed
English mathematician and scientist Alan Turing (1912–1954) is credited with many of the foundational principles of contemporary computer science.
The Imitation Game presents a historically accurate graphic novel biography of Turing’s life, including his groundbreaking work on the fundamentals of cryptography and artificial intelligence. His code breaking efforts led to the cracking of the German Enigma during World War II, work that saved countless lives and...Learn More
Everyone Brave is Forgiven
by Chris Cleave
Air Date/Time: May 13
1st edition, Signed
The day war is declared, Mary North leaves finishing school unfinished, goes straight to the War Office, and signs up.
Tom Shaw decides to ignore the war—until he learns his roommate Alistair Heath has unexpectedly enlisted. Then the conflict can no longer be avoided.
Young, bright, and brave, Mary is certain she’d be a marvelous spy. When she is—bewilderingly—made a teacher, she finds herself defying prejudice to...Learn More