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Ida B. the Queen

by Michelle Duster Simon & Schuster Audio (January 26, 2021)

Journalist. Suffragist. Antilynching crusader. In 1862, Ida B. Wells was born enslaved in Holly Springs, Mississippi. In 2020, she won a Pulitzer Prize.

Ida B. Wells committed herself to the needs of those who...


The Bravest Voices

by Ida Cook & Heather Wilds Harlequin Audio (January 19, 2021)

This timeless memoir documents two sisters? bravery leading up to WWII?a singular historical account that shines a light on one of humanity?s darkest hours.

Ida and Louise Cook are two ordinary Englishwomen,...


Queen Victoria: Twenty-Four Days That Changed Her Life

by Lucy Worsley & Lucy Paterson Macmillan Audio (January 07, 2019)

"Narrator Lucy Paterson provides a charming portrayal of a mother, matron, minx, and monarch: Queen Victoria of England...Paterson's tone is bright and cheerful, and she keeps the historical details lively."...


Revolutionary Brothers

by Tom Chaffin & Rick Adamson Macmillan Audio (November 25, 2019)

?...a gripping narrative that offers a revelatory perspective on the combined origins of two nations...compelling drama and instructive history.? -- Wall Street Journal

In a narrative both panoramic and intimate,...


Agent Jack

by Robert Hutton & Roger Davis Macmillan Audio (November 11, 2019)

"An appealing mix of accessibility and research. [Hutton] has illuminated a fascinating and often appalling side of the war at home." ? Wall Street Journal

The never-before-told story of Eric Roberts, who infiltrated...


Tombstone

by Tom Clavin & Johnny Heller Macmillan Audio (April 20, 2020)

The true story of the Earp brothers, Doc Holliday, and the famous Battle at the OK Corral, by the New York Times bestselling author of Dodge City and Wild Bill.

On the afternoon of October 26, 1881, eight men...


American Rebels

by Nina Sankovitch & Suzie Althens Macmillan Audio (March 23, 2020)

Nina Sankovitch?s American Rebels explores, for the first time, the intertwined lives of the Hancock, Quincy, and Adams families, and the role each person played in sparking the American Revolution.

Before they...


Caught in the Revolution

by Helen Rappaport & Xe Sands Macmillan Audio (February 06, 2017)

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Romanov Sisters, Caught in the Revolution is Helen Rappaport's masterful telling of the outbreak of the Russian Revolution through eye-witness accounts left...


Bill O'Reilly's Legends and Lies: The Patriots

by David Fisher & Holter Graham Macmillan Audio (May 23, 2016)

The must-have companion to Bill O'Reilly's historical docudrama Legends and Lies: The Patriots, an exciting and eye-opening look at the Revolutionary War through the lives of its leaders

The American Revolution...


Black Spartacus

by Sudhir Hazareesingh & Ben Arogundade Macmillan Audio (August 31, 2020)

A new interpretation of the life of the Haitian revolutionary Toussaint Louverture

Among the defining figures of the Age of Revolution, Toussaint Louverture is the most enigmatic. Though the Haitian revolutionary?s...


A Perfect Union

by Catherine Allgor & Anne Twomey Macmillan Audio (April 03, 2006)

An extraordinary American comes to life in this vivid, incisive portrait of the early days of the republic?and the birth of modern politics hen the roar of the Revolution had finally died down, a new generation...


Wild Bill

by Tom Clavin & Johnny Heller Macmillan Audio (February 04, 2019)

?The first thing you will notice about this engaging and delightful biography is that [Narrator Johnny Heller] sounds like a character actor who moseyed off the set of an old-fashioned oater. His voice is a...


Renia's Diary

by Renia Spiegel, Ann Richardson, Sarah Durand & Elizabeth Bellak et al. Macmillan Audio (September 23, 2019)

A New York Times bestseller

A USA Today bestseller

The long-hidden diary of a young Polish woman's life during the Holocaust, translated for the first time into English

Renia Spiegel was born in 1924 to an upper-middle...


Rasputin

by Douglas Smith & Pj Ochlan Macmillan Audio (November 21, 2016)

On the centenary of the death of Rasputin comes a definitive biography that will dramatically change our understanding of this fascinating figure

A hundred years after his murder, Rasputin continues to excite...


The King's Assassin

by Benjamin Woolley & David Timson Macmillan Audio (December 03, 2018)

"...David Timson narrates this sweeping history of the court of King James I...Timson's emotionally demonstrative tones echo throughout this complex study of Villiers and the British court, adding suspense to...


A Delayed Life

by Dita Kraus & Patience Tomlinson Macmillan Audio (February 10, 2020)

A Delayed Life is the breathtaking memoir that tells the story of Dita Kraus, the real-life Librarian of Auschwitz.

Dita Kraus grew up in Prague in an intellectual, middle-class Jewish family. She went to school,...


A Perfect Union

by Catherine Allgor & Anne Twomey Macmillan Audio (April 03, 2006)

An extraordinary American comes to life in this vivid, incisive portrait of the early days of the republic?and the birth of modern politics hen the roar of the Revolution had finally died down, a new generation...


The Mayflower

by Rebecca Fraser & Kate Reading Macmillan Audio (November 06, 2017)

From acclaimed historian and biographer Rebecca Fraser comes a vivid narrative history of the Mayflower and of the Winslow family, who traveled to America in search of a new world.

The voyage of the Mayflower...


Les Parisiennes

by Anne Sebba & Polly Stone Macmillan Audio (October 17, 2016)

New York Times bestselling author Anne Sebba explores a devastating period in Paris's history and tells the stories of how women survived?or didn?t?during the Nazi occupation.

Paris in the 1940s was a place of...


The Last American Aristocrat

by David S. Brown & Jacques Roy Simon & Schuster Audio (November 24, 2020)

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

A revelatory biography of literary icon Henry Adams?one of America’s most prominent writers and intellectuals of his era, who witnessed and contributed to the United...


The Habsburgs

by Martyn Rady Basic Books (August 25, 2020)

The definitive history of the dynasty that dominated Europe for centuries

In The Habsburgs, Martyn Rady tells the epic story of a dynasty and the world they built -- and then lost -- over nearly a millennium....


What Really Happened: The Lincoln Assassination

by Robert J. Hutchinson & David Marantz Blackstone Publishing (July 07, 2020)

After 150 years, many unsolved mysteries and enduring urban legends still surround the assassination of Abraham Lincoln by the popular stage actor John Wilkes Booth.

In a new look at the case, award-winning author...


Butch Cassidy

by Charles Leerhsen & Pete Simonelli Simon & Schuster Audio (July 14, 2020)

Charles Leerhsen brings the notorious Butch Cassidy to vivid life in this surprising and entertaining biography that goes beyond the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to reveal a more fascinating and...


A Native's Return, 1945-1988

by William L. Shirer & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (May 26, 2020)

The prominent journalist, historian, and author--an eyewitness to some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century--tells the story of his final years.

In this last book of a three-volume series, William...


Daughters of the Winter Queen

by Nancy Goldstone & Laura Kirman Hachette Book Group (April 10, 2018)

The captivating story of four unforgettable sisters and their glamorous mother, Elizabeth Stuart, granddaughter of Mary, Queen of Scots

Elizabeth Stuart?s life was transformed when her father, James I, ascended...


Waco

by David Thibodeau, Leon Whiteson, Robert Fass & Aviva Layton Hachette Book Group (January 02, 2018)

To commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the FBI?s siege at Waco compound and a tie-in to the Spike TV mini-series comes an updated reissue of the critically acclaimed A Place Called Waco by Branch Davidian...


Wallis in Love

by Andrew Morton & Molly Parker Myers Hachette Book Group (February 13, 2018)

For fans of the Netflix series The Crown and from the author of the New York Times bestseller 17 Carnations comes a captivating biography of Wallis Simpson, the notorious woman for whom Edward VIII gave up the...


Backstabbing for Beginners

by Michael Soussan & Maxwell Hamilton Hachette Original (September 20, 2016)

The year is 1997, Michael Soussan, a fresh-faced young graduate takes up a new job at the UN?s Oil-for-Food Program, the largest humanitarian operation in the organization?s history. His mission is to help Iraqi...


Goddess of Anarchy

by Jacqueline Jones & Nylsa Smallwood Hachette Book Group (December 05, 2017)

From a prize-winning historian, a new portrait of an extraordinary activist and the turbulent age in which she lived

Goddess of Anarchy recounts the formidable life of the militant writer, orator, and agitator...


Galileo

by Mario Livio & Jonathan Davis Simon & Schuster Audio (May 05, 2020)

A fresh interpretation of the life of Galileo Galilei, one of history’s greatest and most fascinating scientists, that sheds new light on his discoveries and how he was challenged by science deniers. “We...


Captured by History

by John Toland & Traber Burns Blackstone Publishing (April 28, 2020)

Captured by History is an autobiography like none other, for few historians have interviewed as many men and women who helped shape the most momentous events of our century than John Toland. Here, for the first...


Machiavelli

by Miles J. Unger & David Colacci Blackstone Publishing (April 28, 2020)

Niccolò Machiavelli is the most influential political writer of all time. His name has become synonymous with cynical scheming and the selfish pursuit of power, but the real Machiavelli, says Miles Unger, was...


The Lady of Sing Sing

by Idanna Pucci & Lisa Flanagan Simon & Schuster Audio (March 10, 2020)

This “gripping social history” (Publishers Weekly), with all the passion and pathos of a classic opera, chronicles the riveting first campaign against the death penalty waged in 1895 by American pioneer...


Hitler's First Hundred Days

by Peter Fritzsche & Jim Seybert Basic Books (March 17, 2020)

The breathtaking rise of Hitler in 1933 -- and the making of the Nazis

Amid the ravages of economic depression, Germans in the early 1930s were pulled to political extremes both left and right. Then, in the spring...


The Start, 1904-1930

by William L. Shirer & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (February 25, 2020)

William L. Shirer was a CBS foreign correspondent and renowned author of New York Times bestselling nonfiction about World War II, and this is the first part of his three-part autobiography.

A renowned journalist...


Mozart

by Jan Swafford & Tim Campbell HarperAudio (December 08, 2020)

From the acclaimed composer and biographer Jan Swafford comes the definitive biography of one of the most lauded musical geniuses in history, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

At the earliest ages it was apparent that...


Love in the Blitz

by Eileen Alexander, Oswyn Murray, Stephanie Racine & Sian Clifford HarperAudio (May 26, 2020)

On July 17th 1939, Eileen Alexander, a bright young woman recently graduated from Girton College, Cambridge, begins a brilliant correspondence with fellow Cambridge student Gershon Ellenbogen that lasts five...


The Arrogant Years

by Lucette Lagnado & Joyce Bean HarperAudio (May 19, 2020)

?[Lagnado writes] in crystalline yet melodious prose.?

?New York Times

Lucette Lagnado?s acclaimed, award-winning The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit (?[a] crushing, brilliant book? ?New York Times Book Review...


African Samurai

by Thomas Lockley, Geoffrey Girard & Gary Furlong Harlequin Audio (April 30, 2019)

Warrior.

Samurai.

Legend.

The remarkable life of history?s first foreign-born samurai, and his astonishing journey from Northeast Africa to the heights of Japanese society.

When Yasuke arrived in Japan in the late...


Kick

by Paula Byrne & Antonia Beamish HarperAudio (July 05, 2016)

Filled with a wealth of revealing new material and insight, the biography of the vivacious, unconventional?and nearly forgotten?young Kennedy sister who charmed American society and the English aristocracy,...


Catullus' Bedspread

by Daisy Dunn & Mike Grady HarperAudio (July 05, 2016)

A vivid narrative that recreates the life of Gaius Valerius Catullus, Rome?s first modern? poet, and follows a young man?s journey through a world filled with all the indulgences and sexual excesses of the time,...


Stalin's Daughter

by Rosemary Sullivan & Karen Cass HarperAudio (June 02, 2015)

Winner of the Plutarch Award for Best Biography

PEN Literary Award Finalist

National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist

New York Times Notable Book

Washington Post Notable Book

Boston Globe Best Book of the Year

The...


Reminiscences of the Cuban Revolutionary War

by Che Guevara & Bruno Gerardo HarperAudio (March 10, 2009)

The people of Cuba struggled against immense odds to emerge victorious from years of brutal dictatorship and poverty in 1959. This is Che Guevara's classic eyewitness account of the transformation of a country...


The Bolivian Diary

by Che Guevara & Bruno Gerardo HarperAudio (March 10, 2009)

"Home will be the open sky... each guerrilla fighter is ready to die not just to defend an idea, but to make that idea a reality."

Che Guevara remains one of the world's most iconic political and revolutionary...


Searching for Hassan

by Terence Ward & Gibson Frazier Simon & Schuster Audio (March 10, 2020)

This “astonishing and deeply poignant” (The Washington Post) memoir of one man’s search for a beloved family friend explores the depth of Iranian culture and the sweep of its history, and transcends today’s...


The Children's Book of Heroes

by William J. Bennett Simon & Schuster Audio (October 01, 1997)

"We all need a hero or two to help us stand fast and think right," says William J. Bennett, author of The Book of Virtues, the #1 bestseller that millions of American families turn to for moral inspiration....


Rebel Yell

by S. C. Gwynne & Cotter Smith Simon & Schuster Audio (September 30, 2014)

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the epic New York Times bestselling account of how Civil War general Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson became a great and tragic national hero.

Stonewall Jackson...


Tesla

by Margaret Cheney, Cassandra Campbell & Arthur Morey Simon & Schuster Audio (November 18, 2014)

In this "informative and delightful" (American Scientist) biography, Margaret Cheney explores the brilliant and prescient mind of Nikola Tesla, one of the twentieth century's greatest scientists and inventors....


A Self-Made Man

by Sidney Blumenthal & Arthur Morey Simon & Schuster Audio (May 10, 2016)

The first in a sweeping, multi-volume history of Abraham Lincoln--from his obscure beginnings to his presidency, death, and the overthrow of his post-Civil War plan of reconciliation--“engaging and informative...


True Believer

by Kati Marton & Amanda Carlin Simon & Schuster Audio (September 06, 2016)

?Kati Marton?s True Believer is a true story of intrigue, treachery, murder, torture, fascism, and an unshakable faith in the ideals of Communism?.A fresh take on espionage activities from a critical period...