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Biography & Autobiography - Presidents & Heads Of State
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Author: H. W. Brands
Release Date: October 06, 2020
From New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands, the epic struggle over slavery as embodied by John Brown and Abraham Lincoln, two men with radically different views on how moral people must act when their democracy countenances evil.John Brow...
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Author: Ronald Reagan and Marco Rubio
Release Date: October 06, 2020
With a foreword from Senator Marco Rubio, a stirring collection of Ronald Reagan's most inspiring speeches, offering his timeless wisdom and guidance for our day.In his 1989 farewell address, Ronald Reagan said, "I wasn't a great communicator, but I ...
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Author: David S. Reynolds
Release Date: September 29, 2020
From one of the great historians of nineteenth-century America, a revelatory and enthralling new biography of Lincoln , many years in the making, that brings him to life within his turbulent ageDavid S. Reynolds, author of the Bancroft Prize-winning ...
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Author: Lynne Cheney
Release Date: September 29, 2020
A vivid account of leadership focusing on the first four Virginia presidents--George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and James Monroe--from the bestselling historian and author of James Madison.From a small expanse of land on the North A...
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Author: Fredrik Logevall | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: September 08, 2020
A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian takes us as close as we have ever been to the real John F. Kennedy in this revelatory biography of the iconic, yet still elusive, thirty-fifth president. By the time of his assassination in 1963, John F. Kenne...
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Author: Jon Meacham and Annette Gordon-Reed | Narrator: Various, Fred Sanders and Edoardo Ballerini
Release Date: June 30, 2020
Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Jon Meacham offers a collection of inspiring words about how to be a good citizen, from Thomas Jefferson and others, and reminds us why our country’s founding principles are still so important today.Thomas...
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Author: Robert M. Gates | Narrator: George Newbern
Release Date: June 16, 2020
From the former secretary of defense and author of the acclaimed #1 best-selling memoir, Duty, a candid, sweeping examination of power in all its manifestations, and how it has been exercised, for good and bad, by American presidents in the post-Cold...
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Author: Tim McGrath | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: May 05, 2020
The extraordinary life of James Monroe: soldier, senator, diplomat, and the last Founding Father to hold the presidency, a man who helped transform thirteen colonies into a vibrant and mighty republic.“A first-rate account of a remarkable life....
Author: Archie Brown | Narrator: James Langton
Release Date: May 05, 2020
In this penetrating analysis of the role of political leadership in the Cold War's ending, Archie Brown shows why the popular view that Western economic and military strength left the Soviet Union with no alternative but to admit defeat is wrong.To u...
Author: Antonia Lloyd-Jones and Witold Szablowski | Narrator: Peter Francis James, Michael Crouch and Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: April 28, 2020
“Amazing stories . . . Intimate portraits of how [these five ruthless leaders] were at home and at the table.” —Lulu Garcia-Navarro, NPR’s Weekend Edition SundayAnthony Bourdain meets Kapuściński in this chilling loo...
Author: Jung H. Pak | Narrator: Jung H. Pak
Release Date: April 28, 2020
A groundbreaking account of the rise of North Korea’s dictator Kim Jong Un—from his nuclear ambitions to his summits with President Donald J. Trump—by a former CIA analyst considered one of the leading American experts on the North ...
Author: Erik Larson | Narrator: Erik Larson and John Lee
Release Date: February 25, 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers an intimate chronicle of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz—an inspiring portrait of courage...