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Face the Music Cover
Author: Peter Duchin and Patricia Beard
Release Date: December 07, 2021
The celebrated musician reflects on family, illness, and a bygone era of glamour in this poignant memoir.The internationally-famous bandleader Peter Duchin's six decades of performing have taken him to the most exclusive dance floors and concert hall...
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The Approaching Storm Cover
Author: Neil Lanctot
Release Date: October 26, 2021
The fascinating story of how the three most influential American progressives of the early twentieth century split over America’s response to World War I. In the early years of the twentieth century, the most famous Americans on the natio...
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The Wages of Destruction Cover
Author: Adam Tooze | Narrator: Simon Vance and Adam Tooze
Release Date: July 20, 2021
"Masterful . . . [A] painstakingly researched, astonishingly erudite study…Tooze has added his name to the roll call of top-class scholars of Nazism." —Financial TimesAn extraordinary mythology has grown up around the Third Reich th...
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In the Forest of No Joy Cover
Author: J. P. Daughton | Narrator: William DeMeritt
Release Date: July 20, 2021
The epic story of the Congo-Océan railroad and the human costs and contradictions of modern empire.The Congo-Océan railroad stretches across the Republic of Congo from Brazzaville to the Atlantic port of Pointe-Noir. It was completed in...
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Author: Tom Mangold and John Penycate | Narrator: Jeff Harding
Release Date: May 11, 2021
At the height of the Vietnam conflict, a complex system of secret underground tunnels sprawled from Cu Chi Province to the edge of Saigon. In these burrows, the Viet Cong cached their weapons, tended their wounded, and prepared to strike. They had ...
Author: Robert D. Kaplan | Narrator: Eric Jason Martin
Release Date: January 26, 2021
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Revenge of Geography comes a sweeping yet intimate story of the most influential humanitarian you’ve never heard of—Bob Gersony, who spent four decades in cri...
Author: Max Hastings | Narrator: Ralph Cosham
Release Date: November 17, 2020
From one of our finest military historians, a monumental work that shows us at once the truly global reach of World War II and its deeply personal consequences. World War II involved tens of millions of soldiers and cost sixty million lives—an ...
Author: Ben Macintyre | Narrator: Ben Macintyre
Release Date: September 22, 2020
The “master storyteller” (San Francisco Chronicle) behind the New York Times bestseller The Spy and the Traitor uncovers the true story behind the Cold War’s most intrepid female spy.“[An] immensely exciting, fast-mo...
Author: David Nasaw | Narrator: Malcolm Hillgartner
Release Date: September 15, 2020
From bestselling author David Nasaw, a sweeping new history of the one million refugees left behind in Germany after WWIIIn May 1945, German forces surrendered to the Allied powers, putting an end to World War II in Europe. But the aftershocks of gl...
Author: Scott Anderson | Narrator: Scott Anderson and Robertson Dean
Release Date: September 01, 2020
“Enthralling. . . . Lying and stealing and invading, it should be said, make for captivating reading, especially in the hands of a storyteller as skilled as Anderson.” —The New York Times Book Review A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BO...
Author: Archie Brown | Narrator: James Langton
Release Date: August 25, 2020
From the internationally acclaimed Oxford authority on Communism, a definitive history that examines the origins of the ideology, its development in different nations, its collapse in many of those countries following perestroika, and its current inc...
Author: Zachary D. Carter | Narrator: Robert Petkoff
Release Date: May 19, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An “outstanding new intellectual biography of John Maynard Keynes [that moves] swiftly along currents of lucidity and wit” (The New York Times), illuminating the world of the influential economist and his ...