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The Jimmy Carter Library

by Jimmy Carter Simon & Schuster (March 25, 2014)

This ebook boxed set includes the following: A Call to Action, Beyond the White House, Our Endangered Values, Palestine Peace Not Apartheid, We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land, The Nobel Peace Prize Lecture,...


Nixon Volume III

by Stephen E. Ambrose Simon & Schuster (March 18, 2014)

In Nixon: Ruin and Recovery, 1973-1990, Stephen E. Ambrose completes his acclaimed biography of the man many historians call the most fascinating politician in American history: Richard Milhous Nixon.

Rarely...


Nixon Volume II

by Stephen E. Ambrose Simon & Schuster (March 18, 2014)

Stephen E. Ambrose’s biography of one of the most complex and puzzling US presidents at the apogee of his career, rebounding from defeat to an innovative, high-risk presidency, already sowing the seeds of...


Nixon Volume I

by Stephen E. Ambrose Simon & Schuster (March 18, 2014)

From acclaimed biographer Stephen E. Ambrose comes the life of one of the most elusive and intriguing American political figures, Richard M. Nixon. From his difficult boyhood and earnest youth to bis ruthless...


Eisenhower Volume I

by Stephen E. Ambrose Simon & Schuster (March 18, 2014)

Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Dwight D. Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, and most objective rendering...


Eisenhower

by Stephen E. Ambrose Simon & Schuster (March 18, 2014)

Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier...


Eisenhower Volume II

by Stephen E. Ambrose Simon & Schuster (March 18, 2014)

Eisenhower: The President, the second and concluding volume of Stephen Ambrose's brilliant biography, is the first assessment of a postwar President based on access to the entire record. It covers a wide range...


When Trumpets Call

by Patricia O'Toole Simon & Schuster (March 01, 2005)

A remarkable portrait of one of our most remarkable presidents, When Trumpets Call focuses on Theodore Roosevelt's life after the White House. TR had reveled in his power and used it to enlarge the scope of...


Tear Down This Wall

by Romesh Ratnesar Simon & Schuster (November 03, 2009)

On June 12, 1987, Ronald Reagan addressed a crowd of 20,000 people in West Berlin in the shadow of the Berlin Wall. The words he delivered that afternoon would become among the most famous in presidential history....


The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History with the President

by Taylor Branch Simon & Schuster (September 29, 2009)

Taylor Branch’s groundbreaking book about the modern presidency, The Clinton Tapes, invites readers into private dialogue with a gifted, tormented, resilient president. Here is what President Clinton thought...


An American Life

by Ronald Reagan Simon & Schuster (November 15, 1990)

Ronald Reagan’s autobiography is a work of major historical importance. Here, in his own words, is the story of his life—public and private—told in a book both frank and compellingly readable.

Few presidents...


The Man He Became

by James Tobin Simon & Schuster (November 12, 2013)

Here, from James Tobin, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in biography, is the story of the greatest comeback in American political history, a saga long buried in half-truth, distortion, and myth—Franklin...


Chris Matthews Complete Library E-book Box Set

by Chris Matthews Simon & Schuster (October 01, 2013)

The complete works of Chris Matthews, from his penetrating biographies—Jack Kennedy; Kennedy and Nixon; & Tip and the Gipper— to the trenchant political analysis of American; Hardball; & Now, Let Me Tell...


Chris Matthews Biographies E-book Boxed Set

by Chris Matthews Simon & Schuster (October 01, 2013)

This ebook boxed set collects MSNBC host Chris Matthews's works of biography, from his time in House Speaker Tip O'Neill's office, to the rivalry between Kennedy and Nixon, to the elusive hero who was John F....


Tip and the Gipper

by Chris Matthews Simon & Schuster (October 01, 2013)

The New York Times bestseller about the historic dealings between Ronald Reagan and Tip O’Neill—“A superb tribute to the neglected art of compromise” (Daily News (New York)).

Tip and the Gipper is an...


Henry Kissinger The Complete Memoirs E-book Boxed Set

by Henry Kissinger Simon & Schuster (September 24, 2013)

This e-book box set includes the complete memoirs of Henry Kissinger, detailing his life and work.

White House Years: One of the most important books to come out of the Nixon Administration, White House Years...


Being Poppy: A Portrait of George Herbert Walker Bush

by Richard Ben Cramer Simon & Schuster (May 07, 2013)

The most intimate portrait of George H.W. Bush ever published.

George Herbert Walker Bush, the forty-first president of the United States and the patriarch of America’s most powerful political dynasty, never...


Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill

by Michael Shelden Simon & Schuster (March 12, 2013)

In modern memory, Winston Churchill remains the man with the cigar and the equanimity among the ruins. Few can remember that at the age of 40, he was considered washed up, his best days behind him. In Young...


Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage

by Jeffrey Frank Simon & Schuster (February 05, 2013)

Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon had a political and private relationship that lasted nearly twenty years, a tie that survived hurtful slights, tense misunderstandings, and the distance between them in...


Closest Companion: The Unknown Story of the Intimate Friendship Between Franklin Roosevelt and Margaret Suckley

by Geoffrey C. Ward Simon & Schuster (December 11, 2012)

For the first time in paperback, the highly acclaimed, remarkably intimate, and surprisingly revealing secret diary of the woman who spent more private time with FDR than any other person during his years in...


Mao: The Real Story

by Alexander V. Pantsov & Steven I. Levine Simon & Schuster (October 02, 2012)

This major new biography of Mao uses extensive Russian documents previously unavailable to biographers to reveal surprising details about Mao’s rise to power and his leadership in China.

Mao Zedong was one...


Seward

by Walter Stahr Simon & Schuster (September 18, 2012)

From one of our most acclaimed new biographers– the first full life of the leader of Lincoln’s “team of rivals” to appear in more than forty years.

William Henry Seward was one of the most important Americans...


Accidental Presidents

by Jared Cohen Simon & Schuster (April 09, 2019)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington. Accidental Presidents looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected...


The Brink

by Marc Ambinder Simon & Schuster (July 10, 2018)

“An informative and often enthralling book…in the appealing style of Tom Clancy” (Kirkus Reviews) about the 1983 war game that triggered a tense, brittle period of nuclear brinkmanship between the United...


Where They Stand

by Robert W. Merry Simon & Schuster (June 26, 2012)

The author of the acclaimed biography of President James Polk, A Country of Vast Designs, offers a fresh, playful, and challenging way of playing “Rating the Presidents,” by pitching historians’ views...


The Moralist

by Patricia O'Toole Simon & Schuster (April 24, 2018)

Acclaimed author Patricia O’Toole’s “superb” (The New York Times) account of Woodrow Wilson, one of the most high-minded, consequential, and controversial US presidents. A “gripping” (USA TODAY)...


Barack Obama

by David Maraniss Simon & Schuster (June 19, 2012)

From one of our preeminent journalists and modern historians comes the epic story of Barack Obama and the world that created him.

In Barack Obama: The Story, David Maraniss has written a deeply reported generational...


The Presidents Club: Inside the World's Most Exclusive Fraternity

by Nancy Gibbs & Michael Duffy Simon & Schuster (April 17, 2012)

The Presidents Club, established at Dwight Eisenhower’s inauguration by Harry Truman and Herbert Hoover, is a complicated place: its members are bound forever by the experience of the Oval Office and yet are...


Her Little Majesty

by Carolly Erickson Simon & Schuster (March 14, 2017)

A “vivid” (Kirkus Reviews) and multilayered biography of Queen Victoria chronicling the life of the longest-reigning British monarch who ruled for sixty-four years, offering an intimate portrait of a woman...


Ike and McCarthy

by David A. Nichols Simon & Schuster (March 21, 2017)

The full, little-known story of how President Dwight Eisenhower masterminded the downfall of the anti-Communist demagogue Senator Joseph McCarthy is “a gripping, detailed account of how the executive branch...


The Defining Moment

by Jonathan Alter Simon & Schuster (May 02, 2006)

This is the story of a political miracle -- the perfect match of man and moment. Franklin Delano Roosevelt took office in March of 1933 as America touched bottom. Banks were closing everywhere. Millions of people...


We Can Have Peace in the Holy Land

by Jimmy Carter Simon & Schuster (January 20, 2009)

In this urgent, balanced, and passionate book, Nobel Peace Laureate and former President Jimmy Carter argues that the present moment is a unique time for achieving peace in the Middle East -- and he offers a...


No Ordinary Time

Pulitzer Prize for History 1995

by Doris Kearns Goodwin Simon & Schuster (June 30, 2008)

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary...


Driven West

by A. J. Langguth Simon & Schuster (November 09, 2010)

By the acclaimed author of the classic Patriots and Union 1812, this major work of narrative history portrays four of the most turbulent decades in the growth of the American nation.

After the War of 1812, President...


1864

by Charles Bracelen Flood Simon & Schuster (February 03, 2009)

In a masterful narrative, historian and biographer Charles Bracelen Flood brings to life the drama of Lincoln's final year, in which he oversaw the last campaigns of the Civil War, was reelected as president,...


John Adams

Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography 2002

by David McCullough Simon & Schuster (May 22, 2001)

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough....


A Matter of Justice

by David A. Nichols Simon & Schuster (September 04, 2007)

Fifty years after President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered troops to Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce a federal court order desegregating the city's Central High School, a leading authority on Eisenhower presents...


Sharing Good Times

by Jimmy Carter Simon & Schuster (November 23, 2004)

Following his New York Times bestselling classics comes this sparkling account of the joys of sharing the simple pleasures of life from Jimmy Carter.

In this wonderfully evocative volume, Jimmy Carter writes...


The Gettysburg Gospel

by Gabor Boritt Simon & Schuster (November 07, 2006)

The words Abraham Lincoln spoke at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery at Gettysburg comprise perhaps the most famous speech in history. It has been quoted by popes, presidents, prime ministers,...


Christmas in Plains

by Jimmy Carter & Amy Carter Simon & Schuster (October 19, 2001)

Jimmy Carter remembers Christmas in Plains, Georgia, the source of spiritual strength, respite, friendship, and vacation fun in this charming portrait.

In a beautifully rendered portrait, Jimmy Carter remembers...


Going Home To Glory

by David Eisenhower & Julie Nixon Eisenhower Simon & Schuster (October 26, 2010)

When President Dwight Eisenhower left Washington, D.C., at the end of his second term, he retired to a farm in historic Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, that he had bought a decade earlier. Living on the farm with...


President Reagan

by Richard Reeves Simon & Schuster (December 20, 2005)

Twenty-five years after Ronald Reagan became president, Richard Reeves has written a surprising and revealing portrait of one of the most important leaders of the twentieth century. As he did in his bestselling...


Lincoln's Greatest Speech

by Ronald C. White Simon & Schuster (June 02, 2002)

After four years of unspeakable horror and sacrifice on both sides, the Civil War was about to end. On March 4, 1865, at his Second Inaugural, President Lincoln did not offer the North the victory speech it...


Team of Rivals

by Doris Kearns Goodwin Simon & Schuster (October 25, 2005)

Winner of the Lincoln Prize

Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Abraham Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity...


Truman

Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography 1993, Lionel Gelber Prize 1992

by David McCullough Simon & Schuster (August 20, 2003)

The Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the Korean War, told by America’s...


Lincoln

by David Herbert Donald Simon & Schuster (December 20, 2011)

A masterful work by Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Herbert Donald, Lincoln is a stunning portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s life and presidency.

Donald brilliantly depicts Lincoln’s gradual ascent from...


The Promise

by Jonathan Alter Simon & Schuster (May 18, 2010)

Barack Obama’s inauguration as president on January 20, 2009, inspired the world. But the great promise of "Change We Can Believe In" was immediately tested by the threat of another Great Depression, a worsening...


An Hour Before Daylight

by Jimmy Carter Simon & Schuster (June 29, 2001)

In an American story of enduring importance, Jimmy Carter re-creates his Depression-era boyhood on a Georgia farm, before the civil rights movement that changed it and the country.

In what is sure to become...


President Nixon

by Richard Reeves Simon & Schuster (November 13, 2001)

Who was Richard Nixon? The most amazing thing about the man was not what he did as president, but that he became president. In President Nixon, Richard Reeves has used thousands of new interviews and recently...


The Clinton Enigma

by David Maraniss Simon & Schuster (January 08, 1999)

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Maraniss, regarded by his peers as the nation's leading expert on Bill Clinton, sat in a darkened television studio in New York on the night of August 17 and watched the...