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Author: Simon Singh |
Release Date: November 15, 2022
In his first book since the bestselling Fermat's Enigma, Simon Singh offers the first sweeping history of encryption, tracing its evolution and revealing the dramatic effects codes have had on wars, nations, and individual lives. From Mary, Queen of ...
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Author: Hettie Judah |
Release Date: October 25, 2022
Inspired by the lapidaries of the ancient world, this book is a beautifully designed collection of true stories about sixty different stones that have influenced our shared historyThe earliest scientists ground and processed minerals in a centuries-l...
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ISBN: 9780593613030
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Author: Henry Kissinger | Narrator: Sean Patrick Hopkins
Release Date: July 05, 2022
Henry Kissinger, consummate diplomat and statesman, examines the strategies of six great twentieth-century figures and brings to life a unifying theory of leadership and diplomacy“Leaders,” writes Henry Kissinger in this compelling book, ...
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Author: Dominic Lieven | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: June 07, 2022
A dazzling account of the men (and occasional woman) who led the world’s empires, a book that probes the essence of leadership and power through the centuries and around the world.From the rise of Sargon of Akkad, who in the third millennium BC...
Author: Stuart Isacoff | Narrator: Jamie Rennell
Release Date: June 07, 2022
From the critically acclaimed author of Temperament, a narrative account of the most defining moments in musical history—classical and jazz—all of which forever altered Western culture "A fascinating journey that begins with the ...
Author: Oded Galor | Narrator: Kobna Holdbrook-Smith
Release Date: March 22, 2022
A landmark, radically uplifting account of our species' progress from one of the world's pre-eminent thinkers - with breakthrough insights into the power of diversity and our capacity to tackle climate change.“Unparalleled in its scope and ambi...
Author: David Damrosch | Narrator: David Damrosch
Release Date: November 16, 2021
A transporting and illuminating voyage around the globe, through classic and modern literary works that are in conversation with one another and with the world around them *Featured in the Chicago Tribune's Great 2021 Fall Book Preview * On...
A celebration of the great speeches of world history and cultural life. A VINTAGE ORIGINALIn this exuberant collection, acclaimed historian Simon Sebag Montefiore takes us on a journey from ancient times to the twenty-first century. Some speeches are...
Author: Egill Bjarnason | Narrator: Einar Gunn
Release Date: May 11, 2021
"[A] joyously peculiar book." -- The New York Times‘Bjarnason’s intriguing book might be about a cold place, but it’s tailor-made to be read on the beach.’ –New Statesman The untold story of how one tiny island in the ...
Author: Peter Frankopan | Narrator: Laurence Kennedy
Release Date: April 20, 2021
“This is history on a grand scale, with a sweep and ambition that is rare… A proper historical epic of dazzling range and achievement.” —William Dalrymple, The Guardian   The epic history of the crossroads...
Author: Johannes Krause | Narrator: Stephen Graybill
Release Date: April 13, 2021
“Thrilling . . . a bracing summary of what we have learned [from] ‘archaeogenetics’—the study of ancient DNA . . . Krause and Trappe capture the excitement of this young field.”—Kyle Harper, The Wall Street Jo...
Author: James Suzman | Narrator: Nicholas Guy Smith
Release Date: January 19, 2021
"This book is a tour de force." -- Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Give and TakeA revolutionary new history of humankind through the prism of work by leading anthropologist James SuzmanWork defines who we are. It determines our statu...