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Author: Matthew Goodman
Release Date: November 05, 2019
The powerful story of a college basketball team who carried an era's brightest hopes—racial harmony, social mobility, and the triumph of the underdog—but whose success was soon followed by a shocking downfall The unlikeliest of champions,...
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Author: Peter Finn | Narrator: Rebecca Lowman
Release Date: September 24, 2019
"Thrilling! An intimate spy story, as though a dear friend is taking us along on her misadventure behind Nazi lines."—Bill Dedman, author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Empty MansionsFrom the co-author of The Zhivago Affair, a finalist for...
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Author: Julia Lovell | Narrator: Nancy Wu
Release Date: September 03, 2019
'Revelatory and instructive… [a] beautifully written and accessible book’ The TimesFor decades, the West has dismissed Maoism as an outdated historical and political phenomenon. Since the 1980s, China seems to have abandoned the utopian...
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Author: Alex Kershaw | Narrator: Paul Michael
Release Date: May 14, 2019
A NATIONAL BESTSELLERThe New York Times bestselling author of The Liberator and Avenue of Spies returns with an utterly immersive, adrenaline-driven account of D-Day combat. “Meet the assaulters: Pathfinders p...
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Author: Vince Houghton | Narrator: Vince Houghton
Release Date: May 07, 2019
"Compulsively readable laugh out loud history." -Mary RoachThe International Spy Museum's Historian takes us on a wild tour of missions and schemes that almost happened, but were ultimately deemed too dangerous, expensive, ahead of their time, or eve...
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Author: Ian Kershaw | Narrator: James Langton
Release Date: April 30, 2019
The final chapter in the Penguin History of Europe series from the acclaimed scholar and author of To Hell and BackAfter the overwhelming horrors of the first half of the twentieth century, described by Ian Kershaw in his previous book as being 'to H...
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Author: Tony Perrottet | Narrator: Robertson Dean
Release Date: January 22, 2019
The surprising story of Che Guevara, Fidel Castro, and the scrappy band of rebel men and women who followed them.Most people are familiar with the basics of the Cuban Revolution of 1956–1959: it was led by two of the twentieth century’s m...
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Author: Ben Macintyre | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: September 18, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“The best true spy story I have ever read.”—JOHN LE CARRÉThe celebrated author of Double Cross and Rogue Heroes returns with his greatest spy story yet, a thrilling Americans-...
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Author: Antony Beevor | Narrator: Sean Barrett
Release Date: September 11, 2018
The prizewinning historian and internationally bestselling author of D-Day reconstructs the devastating airborne battle of Arnhem in this gripping new account.On September 17, 1944, General Kurt Student, the founder of Nazi Germany's parachute forces...
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Author: Jason Stanley | Narrator: MacLeod Andrews
Release Date: September 04, 2018
“A vital read for a nation under Trump.”­—The Guardian “By placing Trump in transnational and transhistorical perspective, Stanley sees patterns that others miss. . . . Twenty months into Trump’s presidency, the...
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Author: Norman Eisen | Narrator: Jeff Goldblum
Release Date: September 04, 2018
A sweeping yet intimate narrative about the last hundred years of turbulent European history, as seen through one of Mitteleuropa’s greatest houses—and the lives of its occupants   When Norman Eisen moved into the US ambassador&rsquo...
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Author: Charles C. Mann | Narrator: Bronson Pinchot
Release Date: January 23, 2018
From the best-selling, award-winning author of 1491 and 1493--an incisive portrait of the two little-known twentieth-century scientists, Norman Borlaug and William Vogt, whose diametrically opposed views shaped our ideas about the environment, laying...
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