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Author: Jill Lepore
Release Date: June 01, 2021
Winner of the the 1998 Ralph Waldo Emerson Award of the Phi Beta Kappa Society King Philip's War, the excruciating racial war--colonists against Indians--that erupted in New England in 1675, was, in proportion to population, the bloodiest in American...
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Author: Margaret MacMillan | Narrator: Deepti Gupta
Release Date: October 06, 2020
Is peace an aberration? The bestselling author of Paris 1919 offers a provocative view of war as an essential component of humanity. NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE EAST HAMPTO...
Author: Scott Anderson | Narrator: Scott Anderson and Robertson Dean
Release Date: September 01, 2020
A gripping account of four American spies at the dawn of the Cold War and the CIA's covert battles against communism, from the bestselling author of Lawrence in Arabia."ENTHRALLING...CAPTIVATING READING, especially in the hands of a storyteller as sk...
Author: Robert M. Gates | Narrator: George Newbern
Release Date: June 16, 2020
From the former secretary of defense and author of the acclaimed #1 best-selling memoir, Duty, a candid, sweeping examination of power in all its manifestations, and how it has been exercised, for good and bad, by American presidents in the post-Cold...
Author: John Keegan | Narrator: James Langton
Release Date: June 11, 2019
The First World War created the modern world. A conflict of unprecedented ferocity, it abruptly ended the relative peace and prosperity of the Victorian era, unleashing such demons of the twentieth century as mechanized warfare and mass death. It als...
Author: Christopher Klein | Narrator: Malcolm Hillgartner
Release Date: March 12, 2019
"Christopher Klein's fresh telling of this story is an important landmark in both Irish and American history." —James M. McPhersonJust over a year after Robert E. Lee relinquished his sword, a band of Union and Confederate veterans dusted off t...
Author: Michael Beschloss | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: October 09, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From a preeminent presidential historian comes a “superb and important” (The New York Times Book Review) saga of America’s wartime chief executives “Fascinating and heartbreaking...
Author: Stephen R. Platt | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: May 15, 2018
As China reclaims its position as a world power, Imperial Twilight looks back to tell the story of the country’s last age of ascendance and how it came to an end in the nineteenth-century Opium War.   As one of the most potent turning poin...
Author: Curt Gentry and Francis Gary Powers | Narrator: Jon Lindstrom
Release Date: September 15, 2015
U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers is a central character in the movie “Bridge of Spies” starring Tom Hanks.  In his classic 1970 memoir, Powers reveals the full story behind what happened in the most sensational espionage case in Cold Wa...
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Author: Erik Prince | Narrator: Jeff Gurner
Release Date: November 18, 2013
The founder of Blackwater offers the gripping, previously untold story of the world’s most controversial military contractorBlackwater is one of the most misunderstood companies of our time. As Erik Prince, its founder and f...
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There Was a Country Cover
Author: Chinua Achebe | Narrator: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Release Date: October 11, 2012
From the legendary author of Things Fall Apart comes a longawaited memoir about coming of age with a fragile new nation, then watching it torn asunder in a tragic civil warThe defining experience of Chinua Achebe’s life was the Nigerian civil ...
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Author: David E. Sanger | Narrator: Robertson Dean
Release Date: June 05, 2012
“Stunning revelations…This is an account that long will be consulted by anyone trying to understand not just Iran but warfare in the 21st century…an important book.” –Tom Ricks, New York Times  FROM THE BESTSELLIN...