Founding Fathers Collection

With the success of the blockbuster musical Hamilton, America’s Founding Fathers are as popular as ever. If you’ve already learned everything there is to know about Alexander Hamilton, why not listen to the stories of some of the other incredible founders of our nation? Listen to these audiobooks and learn about the incredible men who helped turn thirteen colonies into one great nation.

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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 divisive issues in America today.
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Author: Nathaniel Philbrick | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: October 16, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"Nathaniel Philbrick is a masterly storyteller. Here he seeks to elevate the naval battles between the French and British to a central place in the history of the American Revolution. He succeeds, marvelously.
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Author: Daniel Mark Epstein | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: May 30, 2017
The dramatic story of a founding father, his illegitimate son, and the tragedy of their conflict during the American Revolution—from the acclaimed author of The Lincolns.

Ben Franklin is the most lovable of America’s founding fathers.
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Author: Mike Lee | Narrator: Kimberly Farr
Release Date: May 30, 2017
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. Some of America’s most important founders have been erased from our history books. In the fight to restore the true meaning of the Constitution, their stories must be told.
     
In the earliest days of our nation, a handful of unsung heroes—including women, slaves, and an Iroquois chief—made crucial contributions to our republic.
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Author: Holger Hoock | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: May 09, 2017
A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE

A magisterial new work that rewrites the story of America's founding

The American Revolution is often portrayed as an orderly, restrained rebellion, with brave patriots defending their noble ideals against an oppressive empire.
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Author: Ron Chernow | Narrator: Edward Herrmann
Release Date: October 25, 2016

A gripping portrait of the first president of the United States from the author of Alexander Hamilton, the New York Times bestselling biography that inspired the musical.

Celebrated biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the father of our nation and the first president of the United States.

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Author: Jeff Wilser | Narrator: Johnathan McClain
Release Date: September 20, 2016
An entertaining look at the life and wisdom of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who mastered the arts of wit, war, and wealth, long before becoming the subject of the runaway Broadway hit Hamilton. An American Musical.
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Author: Alan Taylor | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: September 06, 2016
The American Revolution is often portrayed as a high-minded, orderly event whose capstone, the Constitution, provided the ideal framework for a democratic, prosperous nation. Alan Taylor, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, gives us a different creation story in this magisterial history of the nation’s founding.
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Author: Joseph J. Ellis | Narrator: Bob Walter
Release Date: July 05, 2016
An illuminating study of the intertwined lives of the founders of the American republic--John Adams, Aaron Burr, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington.

During the 1790s, which Ellis calls the most decisive decade in our nation's history, the greatest statesmen of their generation--and perhaps any--came together to define the new republic and direct its course for the coming centuries.
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Author: Ron Chernow | Narrator: Grover Gardner
Release Date: May 31, 2016

New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton.

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation.

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Author: Don Yaeger and Brian Kilmeade | Narrator: Brian Kilmeade
Release Date: May 24, 2016
“As a Long Islander endlessly fascinated by events that happened in a place I call home, I hope with this book to give the secret six the credit they didn’t get in life. The Culper spies represent all the patriotic Americans who give so much for their country but, because of the nature of their work, will not or cannot take a bow or even talk about their missions.
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Author: Nathaniel Philbrick | Narrator: Scott Brick
Release Date: May 10, 2016
From the New York Times bestselling author of In The Heart of the Sea, Mayflower, and In the Hurricane's Eye comes a surprising account of the middle years of the American Revolution, and the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold.
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