History - Modern - 20th Century

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In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror...

Erik Larson

"Larson is a marvelous writer...superb at creating characters with a few short strokes."—New York Times Book Review  Erik Larson has been widely acclaimed as a master of narrative non-fiction, and in his new book, the be...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2011

A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and t...

Ben Macintyre

Master storyteller Ben Macintyre's most ambitious work to date brings to life the twentieth century's greatest spy story.Kim Philby was the greatest spy in history, a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain's counterintel...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2014

A Covert Affair: The Adventures of Ju...

Jennet Conant

By bestselling author Jenny Conant, a stunning account of Julia Child's early life as an OSS agent in the Far East.

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2011

Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr...

Tavis Smiley

A revealing and dramatic chronicle of the twelve months leading up to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s assassinationMartin Luther King, Jr. died in one of the most shocking assassinations the world has known, but little is remembered abo...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2014

Thinking the Twentieth Century

Tony Judt

[This is the MP3CD audiobook format.] An unprecedented and original history of intellectual life throughout the past century.Thinking the Twentieth Century is the final book of unparalleled historian and indomitable public critic T...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Feb 2012

Lee Harvey Oswald: 48 Hours to Live: ...

Steven M. Gillon

Steve Gillon follows Lee Harvey Oswald for the 48 hours after the Kennedy assassination in search of answers to the question that has been troubling America for the past five decades: Why did he shoot JFK? The Warren Commission specul...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Oct 2013

An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, ...

Edward J. Larson

Published to coincide with the centenary of the first expeditions to reach the South Pole, An Empire of Ice presents a fascinating new take on Antarctic exploration. Retold with added information, it's the first book to place the fame...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jun 2011

A Night to Remember: The Classic Acco...

Walter Lord

She was the world's biggest-ever ship. A luxurious miracle of twentieth-century technology, the Titantic was equipped with the most ingenious safety devices of the time. Yet on a moonlit night in 1912, the "unsinkable" Titan...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2010
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