• The Queen’s Embroiderer
      A True Story of Paris, Lovers, Swindlers, and the First Stock Market Crisis

      by Joan Dejean
      $30.00
      Air Date/Time: May 24, 12:30 pm (Central)
      400 pages, hardcover

      From the author of How Paris Became Paris, a sweeping history of high finance, the origins of high fashion, and a pair of star-crossed lovers in 18th-century France.

      Paris, 1719. The stock market is surging and the world’s first millionaires are buying everything in sight. Against this backdrop, two families, the Magoulets...Learn More

    • World War II at Sea
      by Craig Symonds
      $34.95
      Air Date/Time May 5, 12 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 792 pages, hardcover

      Opening with the 1930 London Conference, Symonds shows how any limitations on naval warfare would become irrelevant before the decade was up, as Europe erupted into conflict once more and its navies were brought to bear against each other. World War II at Sea offers a global perspective, focusing on the major engagements and personalities and revealing both their scale and their interconnection:...Learn More

    • The Pitcher and the Dictator
      by Ace Smith
      $26.95
      Air Date/Time April 20, 3 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 240 pages, hardcover

      Satchel Paige’s Unlikely Season in the Dominican Republic

      Soon after Satchel Paige arrived at spring training in 1937 to pitch for the Pittsburgh Crawfords, he and five of his teammates, including Josh Gibson and Cool Papa Bell, were lured to the Dominican Republic with the promise of easy money to play a short baseball tournament in support of the country’s dictator, Rafael...Learn More