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Author: Alan Allport
Release Date: November 03, 2020
A sweeping, groundbreaking epic that combines military with social history, to illuminate the ways in which Great Britain and its people were permanently transformed by the Second World War.Here is the many-faceted, world-historically significant sto...
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Author: David S. Reynolds | Narrator: Leon Nixon
Release Date: September 29, 2020
From one of the great historians of nineteenth-century America, a revelatory and enthralling new biography of Lincoln , many years in the making, that brings him to life within his turbulent ageDavid S. Reynolds, author of the Bancroft Prize-winning ...
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Author: Jared Yates Sexton | Narrator: MacLeod Andrews
Release Date: September 15, 2020
From writer and political analyst Jared Yates Sexton comes a journey through the history of the United States, from the nation’s founding to the twenty-first century, which examines and debunks the American myths we've always told ourselves....
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Author: Isabel Wilkerson | Narrator: Robin Miles
Release Date: August 18, 2020
OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierar...
Author: Kurt Andersen | Narrator: Kurt Andersen
Release Date: August 11, 2020
When did America give up on fairness? The New York Times bestselling author of Fantasyland tells the epic history of how America decided that big business gets whatever it wants, only the rich get richer, and nothing sho...
Author: Colin Dickey | Narrator: Will Damron
Release Date: July 21, 2020
"Absolutely perfect for the current moment." --BuzzfeedAmerica's favorite cultural historian and author of Ghostland takes a tour of the country's most persistent "unexplained" phenomenaIn a world where rational, scientific explanations are more avai...
Author: Jill Watts | Narrator: Bahni Turpin
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...
Author: Tom Fitzgerald and Lorenzo Marquez | Narrator: Tom Fitzgerald and Lorenzo Marquez
Release Date: March 03, 2020
A definitive deep-dive into queer history and culture with hit reality show RuPaul's Drag Race as a touchstone, by the creators of the pop culture blog Tom and LorenzoA New York Times New & Noteworthy bookOne of Logo/NewNowNext's "11 Queer Books ...
Author: Holly Jackson | Narrator: January LaVoy
Release Date: October 08, 2019
A dynamic, timely history of nineteenth-century activists—free-lovers and socialists, abolitionists and vigilantes—and the social revolution they sparked in the turbulent Civil War era“In the tradition of Howard Zinn’s people&...
Author: Tom Mueller | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: October 01, 2019
"A call to arms and to action, for anyone with a conscience, anyone alarmed about the decline of our democracy." — New York Times-bestselling author Wendell Potter"Powerful...His extensively reported tales of individual whistleblowers and ...
Author: Bina Venkataraman | Narrator: Bina Venkataraman
Release Date: August 27, 2019
Named a Best Book of 2019 by NPR “How might we mitigate losses caused by shortsightedness? Bina Venkataraman, a former climate adviser to the Obama administration, brings a storyteller’s eye to this question. . . .  She is also de...
Author: Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw | Narrator: Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw
Release Date: June 11, 2019
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A celebration of American history through the music that helped to shape a nation, by Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham and music superstar Tim McGraw“Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw form an irresistible duo—co...