Joseph J. Ellis
Joseph J. Ellis

JOSEPH J. ELLIS is the author of many works of American history including Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, and American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson, which won the National Book Award. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts with his wife and is the father of three sons.

JOSEPH J. ELLIS is available for select readings and lectures. To inquire about a possible appearance, please contact Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau at speakers@penguinrandomhouse.com or visit prhspeakers.com.

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Author: Joseph J. Ellis | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: October 16, 2018
The award-winning author of Founding Brothers and The Quartet now gives us a deeply insightful examination of the relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams to some of the most divisive issues in Amer...
Author: Joseph J. Ellis | Narrator: Bob Walter
Release Date: July 05, 2016
An illuminating study of the intertwined lives of the founders of the American republic--John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington.During the 1790s, which Ellis calls the mos...
Author: Joseph J. Ellis | Narrator: Robertson Dean
Release Date: May 12, 2015
From Pulitzer Prize–winning American historian Joseph J. Ellis, the unexpected story of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew. We a...
Author: Joseph J. Ellis | Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki
Release Date: June 04, 2013
A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis. The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the t...
Author: Joseph J. Ellis | Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Release Date: October 26, 2010
The Pulitzer Prize–winning, best-selling author of Founding Brothers and His Excellency brings America’s preeminent first couple to life in a moving and illuminating narrative that sweeps through the American Revolution and the republic&#...
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Author: Joseph J. Ellis | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: October 30, 2007
From the first shots fired at Lexington to the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, Joseph J. Ellis guides us through the decisive issues of the nation’s founding, and illuminates the emergi...
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