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Author: Brian Jay Jones
Release Date: May 07, 2019
The definitive, fascinating, all-reaching biography of Dr. SeussDr. Seuss is a classic American icon. His work has defined our childhoods and the childhoods of our own children. More than twenty-five years after his death, his books continue to find ...
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Author: Janny Scott
Release Date: April 16, 2019
A parable for the new age of inequality: part family history, part detective story, part history of a vanishing class, and a vividly compelling exploration of the degree to which an inheritance—financial, cultural, genetic—conspired in on...
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Author: Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg
Release Date: April 16, 2019
How the father and son presidents foresaw the rise of the cult of personality and fought those who sought to abuse the weaknesses inherent in our democracy.Until now, no one has properly dissected the intertwined lives of the second and sixth (father...
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Author: Margaret Leslie Davis | Narrator: Coleen Marlo
Release Date: March 19, 2019
The never-before-told story of one extremely rare copy of the Gutenberg Bible, and its impact on the lives of the fanatical few who were lucky enough to own it.For rare-book collectors, an original copy of the Gutenberg Bible--of which there are fewe...
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Author: Andrew Roberts | Narrator: Stephen Thorne
Release Date: November 06, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROne of The Wall Street Journal’s Ten Best Books of 2018One of The Economist’s Best Books of 2018One of The New York Times’s Notable Books of 2018“Unarguably the best single-volume biography of Chu...
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Author: Diarmaid MacCulloch | Narrator: David Rintoul
Release Date: October 30, 2018
The long-awaited biography of the genius who masterminded Henry VIII's bloody revolution in the English government, which reveals at last Cromwell's role in the downfall of Anne Boleyn"This a book that - and it's not often you can say this - we have ...
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Author: Sarah Helm | Narrator: Nicola Barber
Release Date: October 23, 2018
From an award-winning journalist comes this real-life cloak-and-dagger tale of Vera Atkins, one of Britain’s premiere secret agents during World War II. As the head of the French Section of the British Special Operations Executive, Vera ...
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Author: Simon Sebag Montefiore | Narrator: Steve West
Release Date: October 16, 2018
In this inspiring, horrifying, and accessible collection of short, entertaining, and vivid life stories, Simon Sebag Montefiore—one of our pre-eminent historians and a prizewinning writer—presents the giant characters who have changed the...
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Author: Nick Bunker | Narrator: Dan Woren
Release Date: September 18, 2018
In this new account of Franklin's early life, Pulitzer finalist Nick Bunker portrays him as a complex, driven young man who elbows his way to success.From his early career as a printer and journalist, to his scientific work and his role as a founder ...
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Author: Stephen Fried | Narrator: John H. Mayer
Release Date: September 04, 2018
The monumental life of Benjamin Rush, medical pioneer and one of our most provocative and unsung Founding Fathers   In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men put their quills to a dangerous document they called the Declaration of Independence. Among ...
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Author: Christian Di Spigna | Narrator: Mark Bramhall
Release Date: August 14, 2018
A rich and illuminating biography of America’s forgotten Founding Father, the patriot physician and major general who fomented rebellion and died heroically at the battle of Bunker Hill on the brink of revolutionLittle has been known of one of ...
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Author: Paul Willetts | Narrator: Ray Porter
Release Date: August 07, 2018
The spellbinding tale of hustler Edgar Laplante—the king of Jazz Age con artists—who becomes the victim of his own dangerous game.   Edgar Laplante was a smalltime grifter, an erstwhile vaudeville performer, and an unabashed charmer....
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