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Did I do that?! When asked to name a successor, Alexander the Great declared that his empire should go "to the strongest." But would rival factions have descended into war if he'd been a little more specific? What if the Vienna School of Art took a chance on a hopeful young student named Adolf Hitler? If Pope Clement VII granted King Henry VIII an annulment, England would likely still be Catholic today-and so would America. Bill Fawcett, author of 100 Mistakes That Changed History, offers a compendium of 101 all-new mammoth mistakes-from the ill-fated rule of Emperor Darius III to the equally ill-fated search for WMDs in Iraq-that will, unfortunately, never be forgotten by...read more
Perhaps no living author of imaginative fiction has earned the awards, accolades, respect, and literary reputation of Gene Wolfe. His prose has been called subtle and brilliant, inspiring not just lovers of fantasy and science fiction, but readers of every stripe, transcending genre and defying preconceptions. In this volume, a select group of Wolfe’s fellow authors pay tribute to the award-winning creator of The Book of the New Sun, The Fifth Head of Cerberus, Soldier of the Mist, The Wizard Knight, and many others, with entirely new stories written specifically to honor the writer hailed by The Washington Post as “one of America’s...read more