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Biography & Autobiography - Presidents & Heads Of State
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Author: Tim McGrath
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.Monroe lived a life defined by revolutions. From ...
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Author: Antonia Lloyd-Jones and Witold Szablowski
Release Date: April 28, 2020
A chilling look from within the kitchen at the appetites of five of the twentieth century's most infamous dictators, by the acclaimed author of Dancing BearsWhat was Pol Pot eating while two million Cambodians were dying of hunger? Did Idi Amin reall...
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Author: 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--from a former CIA analyst considered one of the leading American experts on the North Korean leader ...
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Author: Erik Larson | Narrator: Erik Larson and John Lee
Release Date: February 25, 2020
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers a fresh and compelling portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the BlitzOn Winston Churchill’s first day as pri...
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Author: Alexis Coe | Narrator: Brittany Pressley and Alexis Coe
Release Date: February 04, 2020
"Alexis Coe energetically dusts off an old-boys genre to present a life in full, without sentiment or whitewashing. It's a public service, and it's also a lot of fun." --Irin Carmon, New York Times bestselling co-author of Notorious RBGAlexis Coe tak...
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Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore | Narrator: Jonathan Aris
Release Date: August 06, 2019
Fifty years after his death, Stalin remains a figure of powerful and dark fascination. The almost unfathomable scale of his crimes–as many as 20 million Soviets died in his purges and infamous Gulag–has given him the lasting distinction a...
Author: James Lacey | Narrator: James Lacey and Ray Porter
Release Date: May 28, 2019
A Team of Rivals for World War II—the inside story of how FDR and the towering personalities around him waged war in the corridors of Washington, D.C., to secure ultimate victory on the battlefields of Europe and the Pacific.   The Washing...
Author: Brenda Wineapple | Narrator: Gabra Zackman
Release Date: May 21, 2019
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times • The New York Times Book Review • NPR • Publishers Weekly “This absorbing and important book recounts the titanic strug...
Author: Phillips Payson O'Brien | Narrator: Christopher Grove
Release Date: May 07, 2019
The life of Franklin Roosevelt's most trusted and powerful advisor, Admiral William D. Leahy, Chief of Staff to the Commander-in-Chief“Fascinating… greatly enriches our understanding of Washington wartime power.”—Madeleine Al...
Author: Masha Gessen | Narrator: Masha Gessen
Release Date: April 30, 2019
National Book Award winner Masha Gessen's biography of a ruthless man's ascent to near-absolute power.The Man Without a Face is the chilling account of how a low- level, small-minded KGB operative ascended to the Russian presidency and, in an astoni...
Author: Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: April 16, 2019
"Told with authority and style. . . Crisply summarizing the Adamses' legacy, the authors stress principle over partisanship."--The Wall Street JournalHow the father and son presidents foresaw the rise of the cult of personality and fought those who s...
Author: Robert L. O'Connell | Narrator: Eric Martin
Release Date: April 02, 2019
From an acclaimed military historian, a bold reappraisal of young George Washington, an ambitious if reckless soldier destined to become the legendary general who took on the British and, through his leadership, defined the American character Ho...