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Author: Steven Johnson |
Release Date: October 25, 2022
En El mapa fantasma se cuenta la historia de la aterradora epidemia de cólera que envolvió Londres en 1854 y sus dos héroes poco probables: el anestesista doctor John Snow y el afable clérigo, el reverendo Henry Whitehead,...
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Author: Julia Baird | Narrator: Lucy Rayner
Release Date: May 10, 2022
The true story for fans of the PBS Masterpiece series Victoria, this page-turning biography reveals the real woman behind the myth: a bold, glamorous, unbreakable queen—a Victoria for our times. Drawing on previously unpublished papers, this st...
Author: Sam Knight | Narrator: Julian Rhind-Tutt
Release Date: May 03, 2022
“This is rich, florid, funny history, with undertones of human grief . . . Knight is shrewd and perceptive . . . [he] pushes his material into neurobiology, into the nature of placebos and expectations and self-fulfilling prophecies . . . Knigh...
Author: Tina Brown | Narrator: Tina Brown
Release Date: April 26, 2022
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The “addictively readable” (The Washington Post) inside story of the British royal family’s battle to overcome the dramas of the Diana years—only to confront new, twenty-first-century crises &#...
Author: Caroline Elkins | Narrator: Adam Barr
Release Date: March 29, 2022
From Pulitzer Prize–winning historian: a searing study of the British Empire that probes the country's pervasive use of violence throughout the twentieth century and traces how these practices were exported, modified, and institutionalized in c...
Author: Robert Douglas-Fairhurst | Narrator: Philip Stevens
Release Date: March 01, 2022
A major new biography that takes an unusual and illuminating approach to the great writer—immersing us in one year of his life—from the award-winning author of Becoming Dickens and The Story of Alice.The year is 1851. It's a time of radic...
Author: Andrew Roberts | Narrator: Philip Stevens
Release Date: November 09, 2021
From the New York Times bestselling author of Churchill and NapoleonThe last king of America, George III, has been ridiculed as a complete disaster who frittered away the colonies and went mad in his old age. The truth is much more nuanced and fasci...
Author: Dan Jones | Narrator: Matthew Lloyd Davies
Release Date: September 21, 2021
From the New York Times bestselling author of Crusaders and a top authority on the historical events that inspired Game of Thrones, a vivid, blood-soaked account of one of the most famous rebellions in history—the first mass uprising by th...
Author: Susan Ronald | Narrator: Victor Bevine
Release Date: August 03, 2021
Acclaimed biographer Susan Ronald reveals the truth about Joseph P. Kennedy's shockingly controversial tenure as Ambassador to Great Britain on the eve of World War II.On February 18, 1938, Joseph P. Kennedy was sworn in as US Ambassador to the Court...
Author: Julie Flavell | Narrator: Polly Lee
Release Date: July 20, 2021
New York Times Book Review • Editors’ Choice Finally revealing the family’s indefatigable women among its legendary military figures, The Howe Dynasty recasts the British side of the American Revolution. In December 1774,...
Author: David A. Price | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: June 22, 2021
The dramatic, untold story of the brilliant team whose feats of innovation and engineering created the world’s first digital electronic computer—decrypting the Nazis’ toughest code, helping bring an end to WWII, and ushering in the ...
Author: Roderick Floud | Narrator: Gildart Jackson
Release Date: June 15, 2021
An altogether different kind of book on English gardens—the first of its kind—a look at the history of England’s magnificent gardens as a history of Britain itself, from the seventeenth-century gardens of Charles II to those of Prin...