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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Mornings On Horseback

The National Book Award–winning biography that tells the story of how young Teddy Roosevelt transformed himself from a sickly boy into the vigorous man who would become a...

The Soul's Religion

In this, companion volume to his worldwide bestseller, Care of the Soul, Thomas Moore offers a way of living in this new and confusing century. Drawing on faiths front all over...

Stories from Xenophon—Excerpts

Xenophon records the history of the Peloponnesian War beginning in 411 with the final years of the struggle between Athens and Sparta for mastery of Greece. His tales are...

The Great Bridge: The Epic Story Of The Building Of The Brooklyn Bridge

The Great Bridge by David McCullough Reader's Group Guide 1. In 1869, conversations about the Brooklyn Bridge took a more serious tone and there was much opposition. "The...

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