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Eleanor Roosevelt, Volume 3: The War Years and After, 1939-1962

by Blanche Wiesen Cook

"Heartachingly relevant...the Eleanor Roosevelt who inhabits these meticulously crafted pages transcends both first-lady history and the marriage around which Roosevelt scholarship has traditionally pivoted."...


The Tunnels: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill

by Greg Mitchell

A thrilling Cold War narrative of superpower showdowns, media suppression, and two escape tunnels beneath the Berlin Wall

 

In the summer of 1962, the year after the rise of the Berlin Wall, a group of young...


Angela Merkel: Europe's Most Influential Leader

by Matthew Qvortrup

The illuminating and in-depth biography of Angela Merkel, using exclusive new sources and research to tell how the daughter of a clergyman from East Germany rose to become one of the most powerful women in the...


The Spiritual Mandela: Faith and religion in the life of South Africa's great statesman

by Dennis Cruywagen

Nelson Mandela revealed nothing about his personal religious beliefs in his writings or in his public pronouncements. But those who were close to him know that he held Christian views, and, at his request, the...


American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant

by Ronald C. White

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of A. Lincoln, a major new biography of one of America’s greatest generals—and most misunderstood presidents

In his time, Ulysses S. Grant was routinely grouped...


Herbert Hoover: A Life

by Glen Jeansonne

“At last, a biography of Herbert Hoover that captures the man in full… [Jeansonne] has splendidly illuminated the arc of one of the most extraordinary lives of the twentieth century.”—David M. Kennedy,...


Donald Trump: The Man Who Would Be King

by Darwin Porter & Danforth Prince

Blood Moon Productions, a feisty independent press known for its occasionally lurid exposés of celebrity secrets, proudly announces the release, in advance of the presidential elections, of a flamboyantly outspoken...


His Final Battle: The Last Months of Franklin Roosevelt

by Joseph Lelyveld

“By far the most enigmatic leading figure” of World War II. That’s how the British military historian John Keegan described Franklin D. Roosevelt, who frequently left his contemporaries guessing, never...


The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand, FDR, and the Untold Story of the Partnership That Defined a Presidency

by Kathryn Smith

The first biography of arguably the most influential member of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s administration, Marguerite “Missy” LeHand, FDR’s de facto chief of staff, who has been misrepresented, mischaracterized,...


The Presidents & Their Faith: From George Washington to Barack Obama

by Darrin Grinder & Shaw Steve

The old adage, "never discuss religion and politics," is roundly rejected in this incisive exploration of presidential history and religious faith.

This newly updated 2016 edition of The Presidents & Their Faith...


Abraham Lincoln and Mexico: A History of Courage, Intrigue and Unlikely Friendships

by Michael Hogan & Mikel Miller

This book by a noted Ph.D. historian is one of the best books available about historical relations between the United States and Mexico. It shines new light on reasons for the US invasion of Mexico in 1846,...


Autobiography of Theodore Roosevelt: With Linked Table of Contents

by Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt was the twenty-sixth President of the United States. A leader of the Republican Party and of the Progressive Party, he was a Governor of New York and a professional historian, naturalist,...


Drinking with the Democrats: The Party Animal's History of Liberal Libations

by Mark Will-Weber

This election year, celebrate the Democratic Party by drinking like a Democrat! Organized by president, this fun gift book is full of cocktail recipes, bar tips, and hysterical drinking anecdotes from all Democratic...


Drinking with the Republicans: The Politically Incorrect History of Conservative Concoctions

by Mark Will-Weber

This election year, celebrate the Republican Party by drinking like a Republican! Organized by president, this fun gift book is full of cocktail recipes, bar tips, and hysterical drinking anecdotes from all...


Summary of John Adams: by David McCullough | Includes Analysis

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John Adams by David McCullough | Includes Analysis

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David McCullough's John Adams is a biography designed to establish Adams's place beside, or even above, better known figures such as Alexander Hamilton,...


Nancy Reagan: On the White House Stage

by James G. Benze Jr.

Many thought of her as Queen Nancy. Others as the Dragon Lady. But for millions of Americans, Nancy Reagan was the always-smiling and deeply admiring presidential spouse who stood by her man; that image lingers...


Summary of The Bully Pulpit: by Doris Kearns Goodwin | Includes Analysis

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Summary of The Bully Pulpit by Doris Kearns Goodwin | Includes Analysis

 

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Doris Kearns Goodwin describes the life and leadership of Theodore Roosevelt in this historical work. Roosevelt emerges as...


Summary of No Ordinary Time: by Doris Kearns Goodwin | Includes  Analysis

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Summary of No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin | Includes  Analysis

 

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No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin is a unique blend of history and biography,

exploring the leadership and personal...


Summary of Upstairs at the White House: by J.B. West | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Upstairs at the White House by J. B. West | Includes Analysis

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Summary of  A Full Life: by Jimmy Carter | Includes Analysis

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Summary of  A Full Life by Jimmy Carter | Includes Analysis

 

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As he was turning 90, Jimmy Carter decided it was a good time to write a book about his life. He has written previous books about specific...