Incentives at the $75 Level

To thank you for your donation of at least $75, we’re offering the following signed books, all of which have been generously provided by the authors. Once you’ve made your tax-deductible donation via PayPal or check, please email your selection to [email protected].

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The Wide Circumference of Love: A Novel by Marita Golden
Famous Adopted People: A Novel by Alice Stephens
Silver Girl: A Novel by Leslie Pietrzyk
Success: Stories by David A. Taylor
Let No One Weep for Me: Stories of Love and Loss by Melanie S. Hatter
Malawi’s Sisters: A Novel by Melanie S. Hatter
The Color of My Soul by Melanie S. Hatter
Washing the Dead by Michelle Brafman
Bertrand Court by Michelle Brafman
A Light of Her Own: A Novel by Carrie Callaghan
Bystanders: Stories by Tara Laskowski
The Boy Detective & The Summer of 74 and Other Tales of Suspense by Art Taylor (numbered edition)
The Stager: A Novel by Susan Coll
Man Alive! A Novel by Mary Kay Zuravleff
Silver Wings, Iron Cross by Tom Young
The Kinship of Secrets by Eugenia Kim
The Calligrapher's Daughter by Eugenia Kim


Say Nothing: A Novel by Brad Parks
The Babe Ruth Deception by David O. Stewart
Recusal by R.L. Sommer
They’re Gone: A Novel by E.A. Barres
The Stolen Child: A Novel by Keith Donohue
The Boy Who Drew Monsters: A Novel by Keith Donohue
Centuries of June: A Novel by Keith Donohue
The Motion of Puppets: A Novel by Keith Donohue
Angels of Destruction: A Novel by Keith Donohue
One Night Gone: A Novel by Tara Laskowski
Miracle Creek: A Novel by Angie Kim
Homicide in the House: A Washington Whodunit by Colleen J. Shogan
Calamity at the Continental Club: A Washington Whodunit by Colleen J. Shogan
K Street Killing: A Washington Whodunit by Colleen J. Shogan
The Angels' Share: A Wine Country Mystery by Ellen Crosby (book + audiobook)
Moscow Nights by Ellen Crosby


Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature by Linda Lear
Cancer Crossings: A Brother, His Doctors, and the Quest for a Cure to Childhood Leukemia by Tim Wendel
The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family's Quest to Bring Him Home by Sally Mott Freeman
Teller of Tales: The Life of Arthur Conan Doyle by Daniel Stashower
Atomic Spy: The Dark Lives of Klaus Fuchs by Nancy Thorndike Greenspan
The Promise of the Grand Canyon: John Wesley Powell's Perilous Journey and His Vision for the American West by John F. Ross
Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed by John F. Ross
Boss Tweed: the Corrupt Pol Who Conceived the Soul of Modern New York by Kenneth D. Ackerman


The Rise of the G.I. Army, 1940-1941: The Forgotten Story of How America Forged a Powerful Army Before Pearl Harbor by Paul Dickson
Five for Freedom: The African American Soldiers in John Brown's Army by Eugene L. Meyer
Empire of Deception: The Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced a City and Captivated the Nation by Dean Jobb
Chesapeake Country by Eugene L. Meyer
Maryland Lost and Found…Again by Eugene L. Meyer
Madison's Gift: Five Partnerships That Built America by David O. Stewart
Impeached: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln's Legacy by David O. Stewart
American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America by David O. Stewart
The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War by Daniel Stashower
Jefferson's Treasure: How Albert Gallatin Saved the New Nation from Debt by Gregory May
Cork Wars: Intrigue and Industry in World War II by David A. Taylor
Soul of a People: The WPA Writers' Project Uncovers Depression America by David A. Taylor
Trotsky in New York, 1917: A Radical on the Eve of Revolution by Kenneth D. Ackerman
The Beautiful Cigar Girl: Mary Rogers, Edgar Allan Poe, and the Invention of Murder by Daniel Stashower
Young J. Edgar: Hoover and the Red Scare, 1919-1920 by Kenneth D. Ackerman
Dark Horse: The Surprise Election and Political Murder of President James A. Garfield by Kenneth D. Ackerman
The Gold Ring: Jim Fisk, Jay Gould, and Black Friday, 1869 by Kenneth D. Ackerman
Best of Enemies: The Last Great Spy Story of the Cold War by Gus Russo and Eric Dezenhall (signed by Eric Dezenhall)


An Open Book: Chapters from a Reader's Life by Michael Dirda
Bound to Please: An Extraordinary One-Volume Literary Education by Michael Dirda
Classics for Pleasure by Michael Dirda
The Trials of Lenny Bruce: The Fall and Rise of An American Icon by Ronald K.L. Collins (book + CD)
Dean of Umpires: A Biography of Bill McGowan, 1896-1954 by Bob Luke
CRUSH: Writers Reflect on Love, Longing, and the Lasting Power of Their First Celebrity Crush by Cathy Alter and Dave Singleton
Andy & Don: The Making of a Friendship and a Classic American TV Show by Daniel de Visé
The Comeback: Greg Lemond, the True King of American Cycling, and a Legendary Tour de France by Daniel de Visé
Authorisms: Words Wrought by Writers by Paul Dickson
Arthur Conan Doyle: A Life in Letters by Daniel Stashower

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