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Author: Margaret MacMillan | Narrator: Deepti Gupta
Release Date: October 06, 2020
From the bestselling author of Paris 1919 comes a provocative view of war as an essential component of humanity and our history. Is peace an aberration? “Margaret MacMillan has produced another seminal work. . . . She is right that we must...
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Author: Scott Anderson
Release Date: September 22, 2020
A gripping account of four American spies at the dawn of the Cold War and the CIA's covert battles against communism, from the bestselling author of Lawrence in Arabia."ENTHRALLING...CAPTIVATING READING, especially in the hands of a storyteller as sk...
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Author: Robert M. Gates
Release Date: July 14, 2020
From the former secretary of defense and author of the acclaimed #1 best-selling memoir, Duty, a candid, sweeping examination of power in all its manifestations, and how it has been exercised, for good and bad, by American presidents in the post-Cold...
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Author: John Keegan | Narrator: James Langton
Release Date: June 11, 2019
The First World War created the modern world. A conflict of unprecedented ferocity, it abruptly ended the relative peace and prosperity of the Victorian era, unleashing such demons of the twentieth century as mechanized warfare and mass death. It als...
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Author: Christopher Klein | Narrator: Malcolm Hillgartner
Release Date: March 12, 2019
"Christopher Klein's fresh telling of this story is an important landmark in both Irish and American history." —James M. McPhersonJust over a year after Robert E. Lee relinquished his sword, a band of Union and Confederate veterans dusted off t...
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Author: Michael Beschloss | Narrator: Fred Sanders
Release Date: October 09, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From a preeminent presidential historian comes a “superb and important” (The New York Times Book Review) saga of America’s wartime chief executives “Fascinating and heartbreaking...
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Author: Stephen R. Platt | Narrator: Mark Deakins
Release Date: May 15, 2018
As China reclaims its position as a world power, Imperial Twilight looks back to tell the story of the country’s last age of ascendance and how it came to an end in the nineteenth-century Opium War.   As one of the most potent turning poin...
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Author: Thomas E. Ricks | Narrator: James Lurie
Release Date: December 22, 2015
Thomas E. Rick's news-breaking follow up to the #1 New York Times bestseller Fiasco Now updated to fully document the inside story of the Iraq war since late 2005, The Gamble is the definitive account of the insurgency within the U.S. military that...
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Author: Curt Gentry and Francis Gary Powers | Narrator: Jon Lindstrom
Release Date: September 15, 2015
U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers is a central character in the movie “Bridge of Spies” starring Tom Hanks.  In his classic 1970 memoir, Powers reveals the full story behind what happened in the most sensational espionage case in Cold Wa...
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Author: Chinua Achebe | Narrator: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Release Date: October 11, 2012
From the legendary author of Things Fall Apart—a long-awaited memoir of coming of age in a fragile new nation, and its destruction in a tragic civil war.   For more than forty years, Chinua Achebe has maintained a considered silence on the...
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Author: David E. Sanger | Narrator: Robertson Dean
Release Date: June 05, 2012
“Stunning revelations…This is an account that long will be consulted by anyone trying to understand not just Iran but warfare in the 21st century…an important book.” –Tom Ricks, New York Times  FROM THE BESTSELLIN...
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Author: Richard Rhodes | Narrator: Robertson Dean
Release Date: October 09, 2007
From the Pulitzer Prize—winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb: the story of the entire postwar superpower arms race, climaxing during the Reagan-Gorbachev decade when the United States and the Soviet Union came within scant hours of n...
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