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Author: Niall Ferguson | Narrator: Niall Ferguson
Release Date: May 04, 2021
"All disasters are in some sense man-made."Setting the annus horribilis of 2020 in historical perspective, Niall Ferguson explains why we are getting worse, not better, at handling disasters.Disasters are inherently hard to predict. Pandemics, like e...
Author: Slavenka Drakulic | Narrator: Kathleen Gati
Release Date: January 05, 2021
"Drakulić’s composite portrait provides a clear-eyed look at European values, and what they really amount to." —The New YorkerAn evocative and timely collection of essays that paints a portrait of Eastern Europe thirty years aft...
Author: Michael S. Schmidt | Narrator: Michael S. Schmidt
Release Date: September 01, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With unparalleled reporting, a Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times reporter chronicles the clash between a president and the officials of his own government who tried to stop him.“A meticulously reported...
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: John Dickerson | Narrator: John Dickerson
Release Date: June 16, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the veteran political journalist and 60 Minutes correspondent, a deep dive into the history, evolution, and current state of the American presidency—and how...
Author: Michael Medved | Narrator: Michael Medved
Release Date: November 26, 2019
The national radio host and bestselling author of The American Miracle reveals the happy accidents, outrageous coincidences, and flat-out miracles that continue to shape America’s destiny. “The book isn't just inspiring; it reignites fait...
Author: Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson | Narrator: Stephen Graybill
Release Date: September 24, 2019
From the authors of the international bestseller Why Nations Fail, a crucial new big-picture framework that answers the question of how liberty flourishes in some states but falls to authoritarianism or anarchy in others--and explains how it can...
Author: Joseph J. Ellis | Narrator: Arthur Morey
Release Date: October 16, 2018
The award-winning author of Founding Brothers and The Quartet now gives us a deeply insightful examination of the relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and John Adams to some of the most div...
Author: Richard Hofstadter | Narrator: Kaleo Griffith
Release Date: April 24, 2018
The American Political Tradition is one of the most influential and widely read historical volumes of our time. First published in 1948, its elegance, passion, and iconoclastic erudition laid the groundwork for a totally new understanding o...
Author: Amy Chua | Narrator: Julia Whelan
Release Date: February 20, 2018
The bestselling author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, Yale Law School Professor Amy Chua offers a bold new prescription for reversing our foreign policy failures and overcoming our destructive political tribalism at home   Humans are tribal...
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: Robert Dallek | Narrator: Rick Adamson
Release Date: November 07, 2017
Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post and NPR“We come to see in FDR the magisterial, central figure in the greatest and richest political tapestry of our nation’s entire history” —Nigel Hamilton, Bosto...