David S. Reynolds
David S. Reynolds

David S. Reynolds is a Distinguished Professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is the author of Walt Whitman’s America: A Cultural Biography, winner of the Bancroft Prize and the Ambassador Book Award.  His other books include Beneath the American Renaissance (winner of the Christian Gauss Award), John Brown, Abolitionist, Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson, Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the Battle for America, and Lincoln's Selected Writings. He is a regular book reviewer for The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Book Review, and The Wall Street Journal.

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Author: David S. Reynolds | Narrator: Leon Nixon
Release Date: September 29, 2020
"A marvelous cultural biography that captures Lincoln in all his historical fullness. . . . using popular culture in this way, to fill out the context surrounding Lincoln, is what makes Mr. Reynolds's biography so different and so compelling . . . Wh...
Author: David S. Reynolds | Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Release Date: May 14, 2019
Few historical figures are as intriguing as John Brown, the controversial Abolitionist who used terrorist tactics against slavery and single-handedly changed the course of American history. This brilliant biography of Brown (1800—1859) by the p...