John Adams

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling biography of America’s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told...

Truman

The Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Harry S. Truman, whose presidency included momentous events from the atomic bombing of Japan to the outbreak of the Cold War and the...

No Ordinary Time

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History, No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the...

The White House Pantry Murder

With the children away, and the death of Franklin's mother, it looked as if it would be a gloomy Christmas. Then the maid discovered something quite remarkable in the walk-in...

Assembling California

Thirty years ago, the theory that continents are comprised of drifting plates-plate tectonics-evoked more scorn than serious research. Today, this revolutionary theory continues...

Crossroads of Freedom Antietam

The Battle of Antietam, fought on September 17, 1862, was the bloodiest single day in American history, with more than 6,000 soldiers killed--four times the number lost on D-Day,...

The Barbarians Warriors & Wars of the Dark Ages

Tim Newark's lively narrative answers the most commonly asked questions about the Dark Ages. Who were the Vandals and the Goths? What were Attila the Hun and Charlemagne really...

Path Between The Seas

The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both...

Benjamin Franklin

In this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of Einstein and Steve Jobs, shows how the most fascinating of America's founders...

Why the Allies Won

In this fascinating consideration of the Allied war effort, historian Richard Overy answers one of the great questions of the 20th century.What led to the unmistakable Allied...

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