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Author: Robert D. Kaplan | Narrator: Eric Jason Martin
Release Date: October 06, 2020
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 i...
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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.In 1942, in a quiet village in the leaf...
The Last Million Cover
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...
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Author: Scott Anderson | Narrator: Scott Anderson and Robertson Dean
Release Date: September 01, 2020
From the bestselling author of LAWRENCE IN ARABIA, a gripping history of the early years of the Cold War, the CIA's covert battles against communism, and the tragic consequences which still affect America and the world todayAt the end of World War II...
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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 ...
Author: Archie Brown | Narrator: James Langton
Release Date: May 05, 2020
In this penetrating analysis of the role of political leadership in the Cold War's ending, Archie Brown shows why the popular view that Western economic and military strength left the Soviet Union with no alternative but to admit defeat is wrong.To u...
Author: Alexander Rose | Narrator: Jason Culp
Release Date: April 28, 2020
The Golden Age of Aviation is brought to life in this story of the giant Zeppelin airships that once roamed the sky—a story that ended with the fiery destruction of the Hindenburg.“[An] exhilarating history of the dawn of modern air trave...
Author: Matthew Goodman | Narrator: Joe Ochman
Release Date: November 05, 2019
The powerful story of a college basketball team who carried an era’s brightest hopes—racial harmony, social mobility, and the triumph of the underdog—but whose success was soon followed by a shocking downfall “A masterpiece of...
Author: Catherine Bailey | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Release Date: October 29, 2019
"I was gripped by A Castle in Wartime--it contained more tension, more plot in fact--than any thriller."--Kate Atkinson, author of Big Sky and Case HistoriesAn enthralling story of one family's extraordinary courage and resistance amidst the horrors ...
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Author: Peter Finn | Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Release Date: September 24, 2019
A Washington Post Best Book of the YearThe dramatic story of a South Carolina heiress who joined the OSS and became the first American woman in uniform taken prisoner on the Western front—until her escape from Nazi Germany.   Ger...
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Author: Julia Lovell | Narrator: Nancy Wu
Release Date: September 03, 2019
*** WINNER OF THE 2019 CUNDILL HISTORY PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION 2019SHORTLISTED FOR THE NAYEF AL-RODHAN PRIZE FOR GLOBAL UNDERSTANDINGSHORTLISTED FOR DEUTSCHER PRIZELONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITI...