15 promising nonfiction books for spring 2013

April showers bring May flowers. Here's some fresh non-fiction to check out this spring while you enjoy the new greenery.

3. "Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42," by William Dalrymple


To better understand Afghanistan today, acclaimed historian William Dalrymple harks back to the great disaster of the first Anglo-Afghan war. (April) 

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