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Russell Shorto (born February 8, 1959) is an American author, historian and journalist, best known for his book on the Dutch origins of New York City, The Island at the Center of the World. His most recent work, published in October 2008, is Descartes' Bones, which traces the wanderings of the literal skull and bones of René Descartes through three and a half centuries, and the metaphorical remains of the French philosopher in the modern world.

Born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania on February 8, 1959, Shorto is a 1981 graduate of George Washington University. He is a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and is the Director of The John Adams Institute in Amsterdam, where he has lived since November 2007.

On September 8, 2009 Shorto received a Dutch knighthood in the Order of Orange-Nassau for strengthening the relationship between the Netherlands and the United States through his publications and as Director of the John Adams Institute.

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Total Books: 68
Revolution Song A Story of American Freedom
2017 - Revolution Song a Story of American Freedom (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780393245547
ISBN-10: 0393245543
Genre: History
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Amsterdam A History of the World's Most Liberal City
2014 - Amsterdam a History of the World's Most Liberal City [Vintage] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780307743756
ISBN-10: 0307743756
Genres: History, Politics & Social Sciences
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Amsterdam
2013 - Amsterdam (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781408703489
ISBN-10: 1408703483
Genre: History
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Descartes' Bones A Skeletal History of the Conflict Between Faith and Reason
2009 - Descartes' Bones a Skeletal History of the Conflict Between Faith and Reason (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780307275660
ISBN-10: 0307275663
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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New York - Insel in der Mitte der Welt
2005 - New York - Insel in Der Mitte Der Welt (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783499620911
ISBN-10: 349962091X
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The Island at the Centre of the World
2005 - The Island at the Centre of the World (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780552999823
ISBN-10: 0552999822
Genre: History
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The Island At The Center Of The World The Epic Story Of Dutch Manhattan The Forgotten Colony That Shaped America
The Island at the Center of the World  The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan the Forgotten Colony that Shaped America
The Island at the Center of the World
2004 - The Island at the Center of the World (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780965904407
ISBN-10: 0965904407
Genre: History
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Saints and Madmen How Pioneering Psychiatrists Are Creating a New Science of the Soul
Careers for Animal Lovers
1999 - Careers for Animal Lovers (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780785743866
ISBN-10: 0785743863
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Saints and Madmen Psychiatry Opens Its Doors to Spirituality
Gospel Truth
1999 - Gospel Truth (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780340722374
ISBN-10: 0340722371
Genre: Christian Books & Bibles
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1994 - Abraham Lincoln and the End of Slavery [Gateway Civil Rights] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
Careers For The Curious
1992 - Careers for the Curious [Choices Millbrook] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781562940645
ISBN-10: 1562940643
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Careers For Hands-On Types
1992 - Careers for Hands-on Types [Choices Millbrook] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781562940652
ISBN-10: 1562940651
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Careers Fr People Lk To Perfor
1992 - Careers Fr People Lk to Perfor (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781562947729
ISBN-10: 1562947729
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Jane Fonda Political Activism
1991 - Jane Fonda Political Activism (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781562940454
ISBN-10: 1562940457
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Jane Fonda
1991 - Jane Fonda [Pb] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781562948313
ISBN-10: 1562948318
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult
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Jackie Robinson
1991 - Jackie Robinson [Pb] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780874065947
ISBN-10: 0874065941
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books
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Abraham Lincoln
1991 - Abraham Lincoln [Pb - Gateway] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781878841360
ISBN-10: 187884136X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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1989 - Geronimo and the Struggle for Apache Freedom [Alvin Josephy's Biography Series of American Indians] (Other)Paperback
1989 - Jrr Tolkien Man of Fantasy [Classic Authors Series] (Hardcover)
Tecumseh and the Dream of an American Indian Nation
1989 - Tecumseh and the Dream of an American Indian Nation [Alvin Josephy's Biography Series of American Indians] (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780382095696
ISBN-10: 0382095693
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books, History
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1988 - Thomas Jefferson and the American Ideal [Henry Steele Commager's Americans] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
1987 - Thomas Jefferson and the American Ideal [Henry Steele Commager's Americans] (Paperback)Hardcover
Abraham Lincoln to Preserve the Union [History of the Civil War Series] (Other)Paperback
David Farragut and the Great Naval Blockade [History of the Civil War Series] (Other)Paperback
Edgar Allan Poe Creator of Dreams [Classic Authors Series] (Hardcover)