Learn more about the nuances of the American Revolution, the intricacies of how America began, and how that history relates to our present day, from acclaimed history writers.
“Illuminating . . . Compelling . . . It is Mr. Ellis’s achievement that he once again leaves us with a keen appreciation of the good fortune America had in having the right men in the right places at the right times.” â€’Michiko Kakutani,Â The New York Times
Listen to an excerpt American Creation
“[R]evelatory…Â [it forces] readers to confront the visceral realities of a conflict too often bathed in warm, nostalgic light….The myth of an America conceived in love and sprung fully formed from the thigh of George Washington misshapes our present as much as it distorts our past.”
â€’Jane Kamensky,Â The New York Times Book Review
Listen to an excerpt Scars of Independence