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A Furious Sky: The Five-Hundred-Year History of America's Hurricanes

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A Short History of Drunkenness

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Who Ate the First Oyster?: The Extraordinary People Behind the Greatest Firsts in History

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Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle

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A Place For Everything: The Curious History of Alphabetical Order

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Heart: A History

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Salt: A World History

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