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The Oregon Trail

The Emperor of All Maladies

All the Single Ladies

The Birth of a Nation

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A $500 House in Detroit

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Don't Make Me Pull Over!

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The Game

by George Howe Colt & George Newbern Simon & Schuster Audio (October 09, 2018)

*A New York Times Notable Book*

*A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year*

From the bestselling National Book Award finalist and author of The Big House comes “a well-blended narrative packed with top-notch...


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First Freedom

by David Harsanyi & Danny Campbell Simon & Schuster Audio (October 02, 2018)

From “one of America’s smartest political writers” (Glenn Beck) comes a fascinating and accessible history of the United States’ unique and enduring relationship with guns, for fans of Chris Kyle’s...


Three Women

Mobituaries

by Mo Rocca Simon & Schuster Audio (November 05, 2019)


The Way I Heard It

Beyond the Known

Grand Pursuit

by Sylvia Nasar, John Bedford Lloyd & Anne Twomey Simon & Schuster Audio (September 13, 2011)

An instant New York Times bestseller, in a sweeping narrative the author of the esteemed A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through modern history with the men and women who changed the lives of every single...


Compassionate Soldier

by Jerry Borrowman & Traber Burns Shadow Mountain (May 02, 2017)

Compassionate Soldier illuminates some of the most fascinating and yet largely unknown stories of men and women whose humanity led them to perform courageous acts of mercy and compassion amid the chaos and carnage...


Pandora’s Lab

Revolution 2.0

by Wael Ghonim & Sean Runnette Blackstone Publishing (January 17, 2012)

The revolutions sweeping the Middle East in 2011 were unlike any the world had ever seen. Brutal regimes that had been in power for many decades were suddenly swarmed by unstoppable mobs of freedom seekers....


Dancing in the Dark

by Morris Dickstein & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (September 06, 2010)

Hailed as one of the best books of 2009 by the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times, this vibrant portrait of 1930s culture masterfully explores the anxiety and hope, the despair and surprising optimism...


The First Signs

by Genevieve von Petzinger & Robin Miles Blackstone Publishing (May 31, 2016)

One of the most significant works on our evolutionary ancestry since Richard Leakey's Origins, The First Signs is the first-ever exploration of the geometric images that accompany most cave art around the world--the...


Race to the Pole

by Ranulph Fiennes & David Povall Blackstone Publishing (May 18, 2017)

During the Golden Era of Exploration, Captain Robert Scott and his competitor Roald Amundsen conquered the unconquerable: Antarctica. Their perilous race to the South Pole claimed Scott's life and became the...


Over the Edge of the World

by Laurence Bergreen & Tim Jerome Blackstone Publishing (May 01, 2006)

In 1519 Captain General Ferdinand Magellan and his fleet set sale on an epic journey that would irrevocably alter the path of history. Now, for the first time, award-winning biographer and journalist Laurence...


Paris to the Pyrenees

by David Downie & P. J. Ochlan Blackstone Publishing (January 15, 2014)

Driven by curiosity, wanderlust, and health crises, David Downie and his wife set out from Paris to walk across France to the Pyrenees. Starting on the Rue Saint-Jacques then trekking 750 miles south to Roncesvalles,...


The Purpose of the Past

by Gordon S. Wood & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (March 13, 2008)

History is to society what memory is to the individual—without it, we don’t know who we are and we can’t make wise decisions about our future. But while the nature of memory is constant, the nature of...


How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization

by Thomas E. Woods & Barrett Whitener Blackstone Publishing (June 27, 2005)

Ask a college student today what he knows about the Catholic Church and his answer might come down to one word: “corruption.” But that one word should be “civilization.”

Western civilization has given...


The Europeans

by Orlando Figes & James Langton Blackstone Publishing (January 07, 2020)

From the "master of historical narrative" (Financial Times), a dazzling, richly detailed, panoramic work--the first to document the genesis of a continent-wide European culture

The nineteenth century in Europe...


Vistas of History

by Samuel Eliot Morison & Frederick Davidson Blackstone Publishing (September 29, 2009)

In 1963, Samuel Eliot Morison, long one of our most distinguished historians, was awarded the first Balzan Prize in History, a prize that rivals the Nobel Prize in splendor and munificence. To receive the award,...


Rebellion

by Peter Ackroyd & Clive Chafer Blackstone Publishing (December 02, 2014)

Peter Ackroyd has been praised as one of thegreatest living chroniclers of Britain and its people. In Rebellion, he continues his dazzling account of the history ofEngland, beginning the progress south of the...


Tudors

by Peter Ackroyd & Clive Chafer Blackstone Publishing (March 15, 2015)

From Henry VIII's cataclysmic break with Rome to theepic rule of Elizabeth I, the age of the Tudors comes to vivid life on the page.

Peter Ackroyd, one of Britain's most acclaimedwriters, brings the age of the...


A Torch Kept Lit

by William F. Buckley, Tony Pasqualini & James Rosen Blackstone Publishing (October 04, 2016)

A unique collection of eulogies of the twentieth century's greatest figures, written by conservative icon William F. Buckley Jr. and compiled by National Review and Fox News White House correspondent James Rosen....


The Fall of Heaven

by Andrew Scott Cooper & Assaf Cohen Blackstone Publishing (August 02, 2016)

An immersive, gripping account of the rise and fall of Iran's glamorous Pahlavi dynasty, written with the cooperation of the late shah's widow, Empress Farah

In this remarkably human portrait of one of the twentieth...


Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln White House

by Elizabeth Keckley & Bobbie Frohman Alcazar AudioWorks (February 20, 2014)

An autobiographical narrative, Behind the Scenes in the Lincoln White House traces ElizabethKeckley's life from her enslavement in Virginia and North Carolina to her timeas seamstress to Mary Todd Lincoln in...


The Unredeemed Captive

by John Demos & Grover Gardner Blackstone Publishing (August 08, 2017)

The setting for this haunting and encyclopedically researched work of history is colonial Massachusetts, where English Puritans first endeavored to "civilize" a "savage" native populace. There, in February 1704,...


The King's Bed

by Don Jordan, Michael Walsh & Steve West Blackstone Publishing (March 16, 2016)

From two veteran historians comes an intelligent and spirited history of Charles II's dissolute life and surprising legacy.

To refer to the private life of Charles II is to abuse the adjective. His personal life...


The Lessons of History

by Ariel Durant, Will Durant, Grover Gardner & John Little Blackstone Publishing (March 21, 2013)

The authors devoted five decades to the study of world history and philosophy, culminating in the masterful eleven-volume Story of Civilization. In this compact summation of their work, Will and Ariel Durant...


Screening Room

by Alan Lightman & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (February 10, 2015)

From the acclaimed authorof the international bestseller Einstein's Dreams, here is a lyricalmemoir of Memphis from the 1930s through the 1960s: the music and the racism,the early days of the movies, and a powerful...


Practicing History

by Barbara W. Tuchman & Wanda McCaddon Blackstone Publishing (November 23, 2009)

Master historian Barbara W. Tuchman looks at history in a unique way and draws lessons from what she sees. This accessible introduction to the subject of history offers striking insights into American's past...


Strange Rebels

by Christian Caryl & Patrick Lawlor Blackstone Publishing (April 30, 2013)

Few moments in history have seen as many seismictransformations as 1979. That one year marked the emergence of revolutionaryIslam as a political force on the world stage, the beginning of marketrevolutions in...


Drunks

by Christopher M. Finan & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (June 27, 2017)

A social history of alcoholism in the United States, from the seventeenth century to the present day

Today, millions of Americans are struggling with alcoholism, but millions are also in long-term recovery. Alcoholics...


Ice Ghosts

by Paul Watson & Malcolm Hillgartner Blackstone Publishing (March 21, 2017)

Ice Ghosts weaves together the epic story of the Lost Franklin Expedition of 1845-whose two ships and crew of 129 were lost to the Arctic ice-with the modern tale of the scientists, divers, and local Inuit behind...


Neutrino Hunters

by Ray Jayawardhana & Bronson Pinchot Blackstone Publishing (December 10, 2013)

Detective thriller meets astrophysics in this adventure intoneutrinos and the scientists who pursue them.

For more than eighty years, brilliant and eccentricscientists around the world have been searching for...


Conquistadors

by Michael Wood & John Telfer Blackstone Publishing (March 01, 2013)

Following in the footsteps of the greatestSpanish adventurers, Michael Wood retraces the path of the conquistadors fromAmazonia to Lake Titicaca, and from the deserts of North Mexico to the heightsof Machu Picchu....


The Undivided Past

by David Cannadine & Gildart Jackson Blackstone Publishing (April 09, 2013)

From one of our most acclaimed historians comes an account of human solidarity throughout the ages, provocatively arguing against the received wisdom that history is best understood as a chronicle of groups...


Dreams of El Dorado

by H. W. Brands & Matt Kugler Basic Books (October 22, 2019)

"Epic in its scale, fearless in its scope" (Hampton Sides), this balanced, authoritative, and masterfully told account of the American West from a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist sets a new standard as it sweeps...


No Stopping Us Now

by Gail Collins & Tanya Eby Little, Brown (October 15, 2019)

A lively, fascinating, eye-opening look at women and aging in America, by the beloved New York Times columnist."You're not getting older, you're getting better," or so promised the famous 1970's ad--for women's...


Inventing the Middle Ages

by Norman F. Cantor & Frederick Davidson Blackstone Publishing (August 06, 2012)

In this groundbreaking work, Norman Cantor explains how our current notion of the Middle Ages--with its vivid images of wars, tournaments, plagues, saints and kings, knights and ladies--was born in the twentieth...


Endurance

by Alfred Lansing & Simon Prebble Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2008)

This is a new reading of the thrilling account of one of the most astonishing feats of exploration and human courage ever recorded.

In August of 1914, the British ship Endurance set sail for the South Atlantic....