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Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill

by Michael Shelden

In modern memory, Winston Churchill remains the man with the cigar and the equanimity among the ruins. Few can remember that at the age of 40, he was considered washed up, his best days behind him. In Young...


Comandante: Hugo Chavez's Venezuela

by Rory Carroll

The inside story of Hugo Chavez's rule and complex legacy

Few leaders in our time have been as divisive and enigmatic as the late Hugo Chavez. In Comandante, acclaimed journalist Rory Carroll tells the inside...


All the Best, George Bush: My Life in Letters and Other Writings

by George H.W. Bush

Though reticent in public, George Bush openly shared his private thoughts in correspondence throughout his life. This collection of letters, diary entries, and memos is the closest we’ll ever get to an autobiography....


Where the Cherry Tree Grew

by Philip Levy

Noted historian pens biography of Ferry Farm—George Washington's boyhood home—and its three centuries of American history

 

In 2002, Philip Levy arrived on the banks of Rappahannock River in Virginia...


Coolidge

by Amity Shlaes

Calvin Coolidge, who served as president from 1923 to 1929, never rated highly in polls. The shy Vermonter, nicknamed "Silent Cal," has long been dismissed as quiet and passive. History has remembered the decade...


Ike and Dick: Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage

by Jeffrey Frank

Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon had a political and private relationship that lasted nearly twenty years, a tie that survived hurtful slights, tense misunderstandings, and the distance between them in...


A Journey with Margaret Thatcher: Foreign Policy Under the Iron Lady

by Robin Renwick

In a remarkably candid new book, former high-ranking diplomat Robin Renwick provides a fascinating insight into Margaret Thatcher’s performances on the world stage. He examines her successes, including the...


Congressman Lincoln

by Chris DeRose

The “gifted young historian” (Richard Norton Smith) who gave us Founding Rivals, Chris DeRose delivers the first fully realized portrait of Abraham Lincoln’s ambitious and controversial early political...


Greatest Briton: Essays on Winston Churchill's Life and Political Philosophy

Crusade in Europe

by Dwight D. Eisenhower

Dedicated to the Allied Soldier, Sailor and Airman of WWII.


Closest Companion: The Unknown Story of the Intimate Friendship Between Franklin Roosevelt and Margaret Suckley

by Geoffrey Ward

For the first time in paperback, the highly acclaimed, remarkably intimate, and surprisingly revealing secret diary of the woman who spent more private time with FDR than any other person during his years in...


Napoleon: Life, Legacy, and Image: A Biography

by Alan Forrest

From Alan Forrest, a preeminent British scholar, comes an exceedingly readable account of the man and his legend  

On a cold December day in 1840 Parisians turned out in force to watch as the body of Napoleon...


John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, A Private Life

by Paul C. Nagel

February 21, 1848, the House of Representatives, Washington D.C.: Congressman John Quincy Adams, rising to speak, suddenly collapses at his desk; two days later, he dies in the Speaker’s chamber. The public...


Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address Illustrated

by Jack E Levin & Mark R. Levin

“Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation,

conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.”

 

Long before his conservative...


The Last Lion Box Set: Winston Spencer Churchill, 1874 - 1965

by William Manchester & Paul Reid

Spanning the years of 1940-1965, THE LAST LION picks up shortly after Winston Churchill became Prime Minister-when his tiny island nation stood alone against the overwhelming might of Nazi Germany. The Churchill...


My Life in Politics

by Jacques Chirac & Catherine Spencer

Along with Mikhail Gorbachev, Helmut Kohl, and Francois Mitterand, Jacques Chirac is one of the most iconic statesmen of the twentieth century. Two-time president of France, mayor of Paris, and international...


Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power

by Jon Meacham

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY

The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek

In this...


Abraham Lincoln

by Elton Trueblood

Many writers have explored Lincoln's leadership; others have debated Lincoln's ambiguous religious identity. But in this classic work, Christian philosopher and statesman Elton Trueblood reveals how Lincoln's...


William McKinley and His America

by H Wayne Morgan

When George W. Bush won the White House, he was first incumbent Republican governor elected president since William McKinley in 1896. William McKinley was the last of the Civil War veterans to reach the White...


The Last Lion: Volume 2: Winston Spencer Churchill: Alone, 1932-1940

by William Manchester

Alone is the second volume of William Manchester's brilliant three-volume biography of Winston Churchill. In this volume, we witness the war within, before the colossal war to come. During this period, Churchill...