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Author: Richard Cohen | Narrator: Richard Cohen
Release Date: June 15, 2021
An epic exploration of who writes about the past and how the biases of certain storytellers—from Julius Caesar to William Shakespeare to Simon Schama—continue to influence our ideas about history (and about who we are) today   There ...
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Author: Jess McHugh
Release Date: June 01, 2021
What does it take to be a good American? And who gets to decide? Journalist Jess McHugh examines thirteen seemingly innocuous, mega-bestselling reference books, guidebooks, and self-help books that have become blueprints for core American values and ...
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Author: Niall Ferguson
Release Date: May 04, 2021
"All disasters are in some sense man-made." Setting the annus horribilis of 2020 in historical perspective, Niall Ferguson explains why we are getting worse, not better, at handling disasters.Disasters are inherently hard to predict. Pandemics, like...
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Author: Christine Leigh Heyrman | Narrator: Maggi-Meg Reed
Release Date: February 09, 2021
From the winner of the Bancroft Prize and the Francis Parkman Prize in History, a lost episode rediscovered after almost two hundred years; a thwarted love triangle of heartbreak--two men and a woman of equal ambition--that exploded in scandal and in...
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Author: Mark Harris | Narrator: George Newbern
Release Date: February 02, 2021
A magnificent biography of one of the most protean creative forces in American entertainment history, a life of dazzling highs and vertiginous plunges--some of the worst largely unknown until now--by the acclaimed author of Pictures at a Revolution a...
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Author: Roy Richard Grinker | Narrator: Lyle Blaker
Release Date: January 26, 2021
A compassionate and captivating examination of evolving attitudes toward mental illness throughout history and the fight to end the stigma.For centuries, scientists and society cast moral judgments on anyone deemed mentally ill, confining many to asy...
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Author: Alan Allport | Narrator: James Langton
Release Date: November 03, 2020
A sweeping, groundbreaking epic that combines military with social history, to illuminate the ways in which Great Britain and its people were permanently transformed by the Second World War.Here is the many-faceted, world-historically significant sto...
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Author: David S. Reynolds | Narrator: Leon Nixon
Release Date: September 29, 2020
One of the Wall Street Journal's Ten Best Books of the YearA Washington Post Notable BookA Christian Science Monitor and Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2020"A marvelous cultural biography that captures Lincoln in all his historical f...
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Author: Jared Yates Sexton | Narrator: MacLeod Andrews
Release Date: September 15, 2020
From writer and political analyst Jared Yates Sexton comes a journey through the history of the United States, from the nation’s founding to the twenty-first century, which examines and debunks the American myths we've always told ourselves....
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Author: Isabel Wilkerson | Narrator: Robin Miles
Release Date: August 18, 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.&rdqu...
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Author: Kurt Andersen | Narrator: Kurt Andersen
Release Date: August 11, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • When did America give up on fairness? The author of Fantasyland tells the epic history of how America decided that big business gets whatever it wants, only the rich get richer, and nothing should ever chang...
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Author: Colin Dickey | Narrator: Will Damron
Release Date: July 21, 2020
"Absolutely perfect for the current moment." --BuzzfeedAmerica's favorite cultural historian and author of Ghostland takes a tour of the country's most persistent "unexplained" phenomenaIn a world where rational, scientific explanations are more avai...
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