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Lincoln in Private Cover
Author: Ronald C. White
Release Date: May 04, 2021
From the New York Times bestselling author of A. Lincoln and American Ulysses, a revelatory glimpse into the mind and soul of our sixteenth president through his private notes to himself, explored together here for the first timeA deeply private man,...
Lincoln in Private Cover
Author: Denise Kiernan | Narrator: Denise Kiernan
Release Date: November 10, 2020
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Last Castle and The Girls of Atomic City comes a new way to look at American history through the story of giving thanks.From Ancient Rome through 21st-century Americ...
Author: H. W. Brands | Narrator: Robert Fass
Release Date: October 06, 2020
Master storyteller and bestselling historian H. W. Brands narrates the epic struggle over slavery as embodied by John Brown and Abraham Lincoln—two men moved to radically different acts to confront our nation’s gravest sin.   John Br...
Author: David S. Reynolds | Narrator: Leon Nixon
Release Date: September 29, 2020
"A marvelous cultural biography that captures Lincoln in all his historical fullness. . . . using popular culture in this way, to fill out the context surrounding Lincoln, is what makes Mr. Reynolds's biography so different and so compelling . . . Wh...
Author: Colin Woodard | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: June 16, 2020
The author of American Nations returns to the historical study of a fractured America by examining how a myth of national unity, purpose, and identity was created and fought over in the nineteenth century--a myth that continues to affect us today Uni...
Author: Rachel Lance | Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Release Date: April 07, 2020
 "One part science book, one part historical narrative, one part memoir . . . harrowing and inspiring.”—The Wall Street Journal How a determined scientist cracked the case of the first successful—and disastrous—...
Author: Fergus M. Bordewich | Narrator: Sean Runnette
Release Date: February 18, 2020
The story of how Congress helped win the Civil War--a new perspective that puts the House and Senate, rather than Lincoln, at the center of the conflict.This brilliantly argued new perspective on the Civil War overturns the popular conception that Ab...
A riveting collection of the hardships, hairbreadth escapes, and mortal struggles of enslaved people seeking freedom: These are the true stories of the Underground Railroad.Featuring a powerful introduction by Ta-Nehisi Coates As a conductor for the ...
Author: Brenda Wineapple | Narrator: Gabra Zackman
Release Date: May 21, 2019
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Jennifer Szalai, The New York Times • The New York Times Book Review • NPR • Publishers Weekly “This absorbing and important book recounts the titanic strug...
Author: David S. Reynolds | Narrator: P.J. Ochlan
Release Date: May 14, 2019
Few historical figures are as intriguing as John Brown, the controversial Abolitionist who used terrorist tactics against slavery and single-handedly changed the course of American history. This brilliant biography of Brown (1800—1859) by the p...
Author: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: April 02, 2019
A profound new rendering of the struggle by African-Americans for equality after the Civil War and the violent counter-revolution that resubjugated them, as seen through the prism of the war of images and ideas that have left an enduring racist stain...
Author: Andrew Delbanco | Narrator: Ari Fliakos
Release Date: November 06, 2018
"Excellent...stunning."—Ta-Nehisi CoatesThe devastating story of how fugitive slaves drove the nation to Civil WarA New York Times Notable Book Selection * Winner of the Mark Lynton History Prize* Winner of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award *&...