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Author: Matthew Stanley | Narrator: Matthew Stanley
Release Date: May 21, 2019
The birth of a world-changing idea in the middle of a bloodbath   Einstein’s War is a riveting exploration of both the beauty of scientific creativity and enduring horrors of human nature. These two great forces battle in a story that culm...
Author: Robert Kagan | Narrator: Jason Culp
Release Date: September 18, 2018
"An incisive, elegantly written, new book about America’s unique role in the world." --Tom Friedman, The New York TimesA brilliant and visionary argument for America's role as an enforcer of peace and order throughout the world--and what i...
Author: Priya Satia | Narrator: Kirsten Potter and Priya Satia
Release Date: April 10, 2018
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2018 BY THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE AND SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINEBy a prize-winning young historian, an authoritative work that reframes the Industrial Revolution, the expansion of British empire, and emergence of industrial...
Author: Niall Ferguson | Narrator: Elliot Hill
Release Date: January 16, 2018
The instant New York Times bestseller. A brilliant recasting of the turning points in world history, including the one we're living through, as a collision between old power hierarchies and new social networks.“Captivating and compelling.&rdquo...
Author: Daniel Ziblatt and Steven Levitsky | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: January 16, 2018
For readers of On Tyranny and Why Nations Fail, a bracing look at the demise of liberal democracies around the world--and a roadmap for rescuing our ownDonald Trump's presidency has raised a question that many of us never thought we'd be asking: Is o...
Author: Bhu Srinivasan | Narrator: Scott Brick and Bhu Srinivasan
Release Date: September 26, 2017
An absorbing and original narrative history of American capitalismNAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY THE ECONOMISTFrom the days of the Mayflower and the Virginia Company, America has been a place for people to dream, invent, build, tinker, and bet the farm...
Author: Michael Ruhlman | Narrator: Jonathan Todd Ross
Release Date: May 16, 2017
In Grocery, bestselling author Michael Ruhlman offers incisive commentary on America’s relationship with its food and investigates the overlooked source of so much of it—the grocery store. In a culture obsessed with food—h...
Author: Sally Bedell Smith | Narrator: Sally Bedell Smith and Rosalyn Landor
Release Date: April 04, 2017
From the New York Times bestselling author of Elizabeth the Queen comes the first major biography of Prince Charles in more than twenty years—perfect for fans of The Crown. Sally Bedell Smith returns once again to the British royal family to gi...
Author: Kenneth C. Davis | Narrator: Kenneth C. Davis, Cassandra Campbell, Arthur Morey and Zach McLarty
Release Date: June 21, 2011
“Fun, engrossing, and significant. . . . History in Davis’s hands is loud, coarse, painful, funny, irreverent—and memorable.”—San Francisco ChronicleHere, celebrating the twentieth anniversary of its debut as a New York ...