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Cleopatra: A Life

By Stacy Schiff ’82. Little, Brown and Co., 2010. An account of the last queen of Egypt—the wealthiest woman of her time and one of the most powerful women ever—that explores the epic struggles for power in the ancient world and the implications for one very clever, determined woman.

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Churchill: The Prophetic Statesman

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By Donald C. Clark Jr. ’76