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History - Europe - Western
Author: Margaret Leslie Davis | Narrator: Coleen Marlo
Release Date: March 19, 2019
“A lively tale of historical innovation, the thrill of the bibliophile’s hunt, greed and betrayal.” – The New York Times Book Review"An addictive and engaging look at the ‘competitive, catty and slightly a...
Author: Claudia Renton | Narrator: Claudia Renton
Release Date: June 05, 2018
The three dazzlingly beautiful, wildly rich Wyndham sisters, part of the four hundred families that made up Britain's ruling class, at the center of cultural and political life in late-Victorian/Edwardian Britain. Here are their complex, idiosyncrati...
Author: David I. Kertzer | Narrator: Will Damron
Release Date: April 24, 2018
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Pope and Mussolini tells the story of the bloody revolution that stripped the pope of political power and signaled the birth of modern Europe. “[David I.] Kertzer’s brilliant treatm...
Author: Rebecca Erbelding | Narrator: Hillary Huber
Release Date: April 10, 2018
WINNER OF THE NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARDFor more than a decade, a harsh Congressional immigration policy kept most Jewish refugees out of America, even as Hitler and the Nazis closed in. In 1944, the United States finally acted. That year, Franklin D...
Author: David I. Kertzer | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: September 06, 2016
Bologna, 1858: A police posse, acting on the orders of a Catholic inquisitor, invades the home of a Jewish merchant, Momolo Mortara, wrenches his crying six-year-old son from his arms, and rushes him off in a carriage bound for Rome. His mother is so...
Author: Alex Kershaw | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: August 04, 2015
The best-selling author of The Liberator brings to life the incredible true story of an American doctor in Paris, and his heroic espionage efforts during World War II.The leafy Avenue Foch, one of the most exclusive residential streets in Nazi-occupi...
Author: Kathryn Harrison | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: October 28, 2014
The profoundly inspiring and fully documented saga of Joan of Arc, the young peasant girl whose "voices" moved her to rally the French nation and a reluctant king against British invaders in 1428, has fascinated artistic figures as diverse as William...
Author: David I. Kertzer | Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki
Release Date: January 28, 2014
PULITZER PRIZE WINNER  • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE From National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer comes the gripping story of Pope Pius XI’s secret relations with Italian di...
Author: Thomas Cahill | Narrator: Thomas Cahill
Release Date: October 29, 2013
From the inimitable bestselling author Thomas Cahill, another popular history—this one focusing on how the innovations of the Renaissance and the Reformation changed the Western world. A truly revolutionary book. In Volume VI of his acclai...
Author: Margaret MacMillan | Narrator: Richard Burnip
Release Date: October 29, 2013
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and MailFrom the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 com...
Author: Alex Kershaw | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: October 30, 2012
The true story of the bloodiest and most dramatic march to victory of the Second World War: the battlefield odyssey of a maverick U.S. Army officer and his infantry unit as they fought for over five hundred days to liberate Europe - from the invasion...
Author: Adam Hochschild | Narrator: Geoffrey Howard
Release Date: July 13, 2010
In the late 1890s, Edmund Dene Morel, a young British shipping company agent, noticed something strange about the cargoes of his company’s ships as they arrived from and departed for the Congo, Leopold II’s vast new African colony. Incomi...