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Author: Elizabeth Letts
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...
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Author: Maggie Doherty
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...
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Author: Peter Baker and Susan Glasser
Release Date: May 12, 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: Jill Watts
Release Date: May 12, 2020
In the early 20th century, most African Americans still lived in the South, disenfranchised, impoverished, terrorized by white violence, and denied the basic rights of citizenship. As the Democrats swept into the White House on a wave of black defect...
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Author: Julian E. Zelizer
Release Date: April 28, 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: Erik Larson | Narrator: Richard Davidson
Release Date: April 21, 2020
At the dawn of the twentieth century, a great confidence suffused America. Isaac Cline was one of the era's new men, a scientist who believed he knew all there was to know about the motion of clouds and the behavior of storms. The idea that a hurrica...
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Author: Madison Smartt Bell | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: March 17, 2020
The first and definitive biography of one of the great American novelists of the postwar era, the author of Dog Soldiers and A Flag for Sunrise, and a penetrating critic of American power, innocence, and corruptionRobert Stone (1937-2015), probably ...
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Author: Adam Cohen | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: February 25, 2020
From New York Times bestselling author Adam Cohen, a revelatory examination of the conservative direction of the Supreme Court over the last fifty years since the Nixon administrationIn the early 1960s, the Supreme Court led by Chief Justice Earl War...
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Author: Kate Winkler Dawson | Narrator: Kate Winkler Dawson
Release Date: February 11, 2020
From the acclaimed author of Death in the Air ("Not since Devil in the White City has a book told such a harrowing tale"--Douglas Preston) comes the riveting story of the birth of criminal investigation in the twentieth century.Berkeley, California, ...
Author: Melvin I. Urofsky | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: January 28, 2020
A rich, multifaceted history of affirmative action from the Civil Rights Act of 1866 through today’s tumultuous times   From acclaimed legal historian, author of a biography of Louis Brandeis (“Remarkable” —Anthony Lewis,...
Author: Tom Brokaw | Narrator: Tom Brokaw
Release Date: November 12, 2019
Bestselling author Tom Brokaw brings readers inside the White House press corps in this up-close and personal account of the fall of an American president. In August 1974, after his involvement in the Watergate scandal could no longer be denied, Rich...
Author: Dayton Duncan and Ken Burns | Narrator: Dayton Duncan, Brian Corrigan and Ken Burns
Release Date: September 10, 2019
The rich and colorful story of America's most popular music and the singers and songwriters who captivated, entertained, and consoled listeners throughout the twentieth century--based on the upcoming eight-part film series to air on PBS in September ...