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The Ambassador Cover
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...
The Ambassador Cover
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: Kate Summerscale | Narrator: David Morrissey
Release Date: April 27, 2021
Shortlisted for the 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize * New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice“Prepare not to see much broad daylight, literal or metaphorical, for days if you read this.... The atmosphere evoked is something I...
Author: Josh Ireland | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: March 30, 2021
The intimate, untold story of Winston Churchill's enduring yet volatile bond with his only son, Randolph“Ireland draws unforgettable sketches of life in the Churchill circle, much like Erik Larson did in The Splendid and the Vile.”&#...
Author: Nancy Thorndike Greenspan | Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
Release Date: May 12, 2020
"Nancy Greenspan dives into the mysteries of the Klaus Fuchs espionage case and emerges with a classic Cold War biography of intrigue and torn loyalties. Atomic Spy is a mesmerizing morality tale, told with fresh sources and empathy." --Kai Bird, aut...
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...
Author: Robert Lacey | Narrator: Alex Jennings
Release Date: November 19, 2019
The fascinating royal and social history that inspired seasons 2 and 3 of The Crown, written by the show’s historical consultant.In this eye-opening companion to seasons 2 and 3 of Netflix’s acclaimed series The Crown, ...
Author: Tim Bouverie | Narrator: John Sessions
Release Date: June 04, 2019
A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS’ CHOICE • SUNDAY TIMES (UK) BESTSELLER • A gripping new history of the British appeasement of Hitler on the eve of World War II“An eye-opening narrative that makes for exciting but at time...
Author: Hilary Spurling | Narrator: Jonathan Cowley
Release Date: November 06, 2018
The author of the award-winning Matisse: A Life gives us the definitive biography of writer Anthony Powell--and takes us deep into the heart of twentieth-century London's literary life.Insightful, lively, and enthralling, this biography is as much a ...
Author: Charles Glass | Narrator: Allan Corduner
Release Date: September 11, 2018
“Highly detailed and fast-paced, Charles Glass’s They Fought Alone is a must-read for those whose passion is the Resistance literature of World War II.” —Alan Furst, author of A Hero of FranceFrom the bests...
Author: Luke Barr | Narrator: Stefan Rudnicki
Release Date: April 03, 2018
In a tale replete with scandal and opulence, Luke Barr, author of the New York Times bestselling Provence, 1970, transports readers to turn-of-the-century London and Paris to discover how celebrated hotelier César Ritz and famed chef Auguste E...
Author: Robert Lacey | Narrator: Alex Jennings
Release Date: October 17, 2017
The official companion to the critically acclaimed Netflix drama about the reign of Queen Elizabeth II, The Crown by Peter Morgan, featuring additional historical background and exclusive images.   Starring Claire Foy as Queen Elizabet...