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Author: Deborah Tannen
Release Date: September 15, 2020
A #1 New York Times bestselling author traces her father’s life from turn-of-the-century Warsaw to New York City in an intimate memoir about family, memory, and the stories we tell. Long before she was the acclaimed author of a groundbreaking b...
Author: Jonathan Kaufman | Narrator: Joel Richards
Release Date: June 02, 2020
An epic, multigenerational story of two rival dynasties who flourished in Shanghai and Hong Kong as twentieth-century China surged into the modern era, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalistShanghai, 1936. The Cathay Hotel, located on the city's ...
Author: Ayelet Tsabari | Narrator: Ayelet Tsabari
Release Date: February 19, 2019
An intimate memoir in essays by an award-winning Israeli writer who travels the world, from New York to India, searching for love, belonging, and an escape from grief following the death of her father when she was a young girlNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BO...
Author: Bart van Es | Narrator: Bart van Es
Release Date: August 14, 2018
COSTA BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER“The hidden gem of the year . . . Sensational and gripping, and shedding light on some of the most urgent issues of our time, this was our unanimous winner.” —Judges of the 2018 Costa AwardThe extr...
Author: Jonathan Schneer | Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: July 11, 2017
Issued in London in 1917, the Balfour Declaration was one of the key documents of the twentieth century. It committed Britain to supporting the establishment in Palestine of “a National Home for the Jewish people,” and its reverberations ...
Author: Ron Chernow | Narrator: Jonathan Reese
Release Date: November 15, 2016
Bankers, philanthropists, scholars, socialites, artists, and politicians, the Warburgs stood at the pinnacle of German (and, later, of German-American) Jewry. They forged economic dynasties, built mansions and estates, assembled libraries, endowed ch...
Author: Miranda Richmond Mouillot | Narrator: Miranda Richmond Mouillot
Release Date: January 20, 2015
A young woman moves across an ocean to uncover the truth about her grandparents' mysterious estrangement and pieces together the extraordinary story of their wartime experiences   In 1948, after surviving World War II by escaping Nazi-occupied F...
Author: Steven Pressfield | Narrator: Malcolm Hillgartner
Release Date: May 06, 2014
The bestselling author of Gates of Fire and Killing Rommel delivers his first work of military nonfiction—an epic narrative of the Six Day War.June 5, 1967. The fearsome, Soviet-equipped Egyptian Army and its 1000 tanks are massed on IsraelR...
Author: David Laskin | Narrator: Geoffrey Cantor
Release Date: October 15, 2013
The author of the The Children’s Blizzard delivers an epic work of twentieth century history through the riveting story of one extraordinary Jewish familyWith cinematic power and beauty, bestselling author David Laskin brings to life the upheav...
Author: Marianne Szegedy-Maszak | Narrator: Marianne Szegedy-Maszak
Release Date: August 27, 2013
A magnificent wartime love story about the forces that brought the author’s parents together and those that nearly drove them apart   Marianne Szegedy-Maszák’s parents, Hanna and Aladár, met and fell in love in Budapest...
Author: Tom Segev | Narrator: Marc Cashman
Release Date: September 07, 2010
This first fully documented biography of Simon Wiesenthal, the legendary Nazi hunter, is also a brilliant character study of a man whose life was part invention but wholly dedicated to ensuring both that the Nazis be held responsible for their crimes...
Author: Gerda Weissman Klein | Narrator: Barbara Rosenblat
Release Date: August 01, 1997
All but My Life tells the haunting story of Gerda Weissman Klein’s experience under the Nazi regime. Taken from her home in Bielitz, Poland, and sent to German labor camps, Gerda survived and was liberated by American troops. In her memoir, Kle...