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The Kennedy Detail: JFK's Secret Service Agents Break Their Silence

by Lisa McCubbin, Gerald Blaine & Clint Hill

THE SECRET SERVICE. An elite team of men who share a single mission: to protect the president of the United States. On November 22, 1963, these men failed—and a country would never be the same. Now, for the...


The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Year: A Royal Souvenir

by Annie Bullen

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II marks 60 years as Canada's monarch in 2012. This fully up-to-date souvenir captures the excitement, the majesty, and the pageantry of the spectacular events that have allowed her...


Lincoln's Boys: John Hay, John Nicolay, and the War for Lincoln's Image

by Joshua Zeitz

An intimate look into Lincoln’s White House and the aftermath of his death, via the lives of his two closest aides

In this timely look into Abraham Lincoln’s White House, and the aftermath of his death, noted...


Theodore Roosevelt: Hunter-Conservationist

by R. L. Wilson & John Milius

Theodore Roosevelt Hunter-Conservationist reflects the zest for life that was so powerfully characteristic of TR. For decades, Roosevelt's big game hunting books have been among the most often quoted and reprinted...


Jefferson's Demons: Portrait of a Restless Mind

by Michael Knox Beran

"I have often wondered for what good end the sensations of Grief could be intended."

-- Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson suffered during his life from periodic bouts of dejection and despair, shadowed intervals...


The Crusade Years, 1933¿1955: Herbert Hoover's Lost Memoir of the New Deal Era and Its Aftermath

by George H. Nash

Covering an eventful period in Herbert Hoover’s career—and, more specifically, his life as a political pugilist from 1933 to 1955—this previously unknown memoir was composed and revised by the 31st president...


An American Life: The Autobiography

by Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan’s autobiography is a work of major historical importance. Here, in his own words, is the story of his life—public and private—told in a book both frank and compellingly readable. Few presidents...


When Trumpets Call: Theodore Roosevelt After the White House

by Patricia O'Toole

A remarkable portrait of one of our most remarkable presidents, When Trumpets Call focuses on Theodore Roosevelt's life after the White House. TR had reveled in his power and used it to enlarge the scope of...


101 Things Everyone Should Know about Theodore Roosevelt: Rough Rider. President. American Icon.

by Sean Andrews

The inside story of Teddy's life and presidency!

You probably know that Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States, but did you also know that he suffered great bouts of homesickness? Or...


Sailor in the Whitehouse: The Seafaring Life of FDR

by Robert F. Cross

This behind-the-scenes look at Franklin D. Roosevelt’s extraordinary skill as a blue-water sailor explores how FDR’s love of the sea shaped his approach to public service and even influenced the course of...


Sex Lives Of The Presidents

by Nigel Cawthorne

It didn't start with Clinton, or even Kennedy. Ever since the Father of our Country was sworn in over 200 years ago, the White House has seen its share of oversexed, adulterous, philandering presidents. From...


Tear Down This Wall: A City, a President, and the Speech that Ended the

by Romesh Ratnesar

On June 12, 1987, Ronald Reagan addressed a crowd of 20,000 people in West Berlin in the shadow of the Berlin Wall. The words he delivered that afternoon would become among the most famous in presidential history....


Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy

by Caroline Kennedy

In 1964, Jacqueline Kennedy recorded seven historic interviews about her life with John F. Kennedy. Now, for the first time, they can be read in this deluxe, illustrated eBook.

Shortly after President John F....


Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago

by Mike Royko

This is the story of the late Richard J. Daley, politician and self-promoter extraordinaire, from his inauspicious youth on Chicago’s South Side through his rapid climb to the seat of power as mayor and boss...


The Clinton Tapes: Wrestling History with the President

by Taylor Branch

Taylor Branch’s groundbreaking book about the modern presidency, The Clinton Tapes, invites readers into private dialogue with a gifted, tormented, resilient president. Here is what President Clinton thought...


Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt

by Edward P. Kohn

Theodore Roosevelt is best remembered as America’s prototypical “cowboy” president—a Rough Rider who derived his political wisdom from a youth spent in the untamed American West. But while the great outdoors...


An American Life: The Autobiography

by Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan’s autobiography is a work of major historical importance. Here, in his own words, is the story of his life—public and private—told in a book both frank and compellingly readable.

Few presidents...


New Deal or Raw Deal?: How FDR's Economic Legacy Has Damaged America

by Burton W. Folsom & Burton W., Jr. Folsom

A sharply critical new look at Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency reveals government policies that hindered economic recovery from the Great Depression -- and are still hurting America today.

In this shocking...


George Washington

by James MacGregor Burns, Susan Dunn & Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

A premier leadership scholar and an eighteenth-century expert define the special contributions and qualifications of our first president

Revolutionary hero, founding president, and first citizen of the young...


Ask Not: The Inauguration of John F. Kennedy and the Speech That Changed America

by Thurston Clarke

2013 is the 50th Anniversary of JFK’s assassination.

A narrative of Kennedy's quest to create a speech that would distill American dreams and empower a new generation, Ask Not is a beautifully detailed account...