Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich by
Norman Ohler, trans. by Shaun Whiteside
(May 16, hardcover, $28, ISBN 978-1-328-
66379-5), reveals Nazi Germany’s all-consuming reliance on drugs. Troops
regularly took rations of a form of crystal
meth, and even Hitler became increasingly
dependent on injections of a cocktail of
drugs—including a form of heroin—
administered by his personal doctor.
50,000-copy announced first printing.
Cattle Kingdom: The Hidden History
of the Cowboy West by Christopher
Knowlton (May 30, hardcover, $29,
ISBN 978-0-544-36996-2) looks at the
rise and fall the open range cattle era
following the Civil War and its legacy,
taking readers from dust-choked cattle
drives to boomtowns like Abilene, Kans.,
and Cheyenne, Wyo., and featuring a
range of players—from expert cowboy
Teddy Blue to the failed rancher and
future president, Teddy Roosevelt.
25,000-copy announced first printing.
When the World Stopped to Listen:
Van Cliburn’s Cold War Triumph, and
Its Aftermath by Stuart Isacoff (Apr. 18,
hardcover, $26.95, ISBN 978-0-385-
35218-5) narrates the 1958 international
piano competition in Moscow, where, at the
height of Cold War tensions, an American
musician showed the potential of art to
change the world.
Mozart’s Starling by Lyanda Lynn
Haupt (May 16, hardcover, $27, ISBN 978-
0-316-37089-9) explores the bond
between Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and
his pet starling, along with a natural history of the bird. 40,000-copy announced
Phenomena: The Secret History of
the U.S. Government’s Investigations
into Extrasensory Perception by Annie
Jacobsen (Mar. 28, hardcover, $30, ISBN
978-0-316-34936-9) reveals the 40-year
history of U.S. government-funded classified programs that study the role of mental
telepathy, clairvoyance, precognition, and
other forms of extrasensory perception
(ESP) as a means of intelligence collection.
Lenin on the Train by Catherine
Merridale (Mar. 28, hardcover, $30,
ISBN 978-1-62779-301-8) recounts
Lenin’s 1917 rail journey from Zurich to
Petrograd, where he delivered an explosive
address to a crowd of Bolshevik supporters.
She argues that the train ride served as the
genesis for a system of tyranny and faith
that transformed the international polit-
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