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Author: Peter Vronsky
Release Date: December 08, 2020
Fans of Mindhunter and true crime podcasts will devour these chilling stories of serial killers from the American "Golden Age" (1950-2000).   With books like Serial Killers, Female Serial Killers and Sons of Cain, Peter Vronsky has established h...
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Author: Kevin Maurer
Release Date: December 01, 2020
From the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of No Easy Day comes a thrilling World War II story of the American airborne soldiers who captured a Japanese-held island fortressIn late December 1941, General Douglas MacArthur, caught off guard by th...
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Author: Julia Sweig
Release Date: December 01, 2020
A magisterial portrait of Lady Bird Johnson, and a major reevaluation of the profound yet underappreciated impact the First Lady's political instincts had on LBJ's presidency.In the spring of 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson had a decision to make. ...
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Author: Peter Baker and Susan Glasser | Narrator: Michael Quinlan
Release Date: September 29, 2020
From two of America's most revered political journalists comes the definitive biography of legendary White House chief of staff and secretary of state James A. Baker III: the man who ran Washington when Washington ran the world.For a quarter-century,...
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Author: Martin J. Sherwin
Release Date: September 22, 2020
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer comes the first effort to set the Cuban Missile Crisis, with its potential for nuclear holocaust, in a wider historical narrative of the C...
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Author: Fredrik Logevall | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: September 08, 2020
A Pulitzer Prize–winning historian takes us as close as we have ever been to the real John F. Kennedy in this revelatory biography of the iconic, yet still elusive, thirty-fifth president. “An utterly incandescent study of one of the most...
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Author: Gerald F. Seib | Narrator: Jason Culp
Release Date: August 25, 2020
The executive Washington editor of The Wall Street Journal chronicles the astonishing rise, climax, and decline of one of the great political movements in American history—the forty-year reign of the conservative movement, from the el...
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Author: Nicholson Baker | Narrator: Nicholson Baker
Release Date: July 21, 2020
A major new work, a hybrid of history, journalism, and memoir, about the modern Freedom of Information Act – FOIA – and the horrifying, decades-old government misdeeds that it is unable to demystify, fro...
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Author: Julian E. Zelizer | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: July 07, 2020
The story of how Newt Gingrich and his allies tainted American politics, launching an enduring era of brutal partisan warfare When Donald Trump was elected president in 2016, President Obama observed that Trump “is not an outlier; he is a culmi...
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Author: David Shimer | Narrator: Kevin R. Free
Release Date: June 30, 2020
"The first book to put the story of Russian interference into a broader context. . . Extraordinary and gripping. . . With the pacing of a thriller and the insight of a superb work of history. . . this book is nothing less than essential reading.--Tim...
Author: Elizabeth Letts | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: June 02, 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNovember 1958: the National Horse Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Into the rarefied atmosphere of wealth and tradition comes the most unlikely of horses—a drab white former plow horse named Snowman&md...
Author: Maggie Doherty | Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Release Date: May 19, 2020
The timely, never-before-told story of five brilliant, passionate women who, in the early 1960s, converged at the newly founded Radcliffe Institute for Independent Study and became friends as well as artistic collaborators, and who went on to shape t...