History - Social History

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Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scan...

Tom Mueller

For millennia, fresh olive oil has been a necessity - for food, medicine, beauty, and religion. Today's researchers continue to confirm the remarkable, life-giving properties of true extra-virgin, and 'extra-virgin Italian' has bec...

Unabridged CD
Published: Dec 2011

The City of Falling Angels

John Berendt

It was seven years ago that Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil achieved a record-breaking four-year run on the New York Times bestseller list. John Berendt's inimitable brand of nonfiction brought the dark mystique of Savannah so...

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2005

A Distant Mirror

Barbara Wertheim Tuchman

The author looks into the history of Western Europe between 1300 and 1450, drawing parallels with the 20th century and looks into Chaucer, Boccaccio, The Hundred Years' War, pilgrimages, plagues and revolts against a poll tax, amongst...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Dec 2005

Season of the Witch: Enchantment, Ter...

David Talbot

Season of the Witch is the first book to fully capture the dark magic of San Francisco in this breathtaking period, when the city radically changed itself — and then revolutionized the world. The cool gray city of love was the epice...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2013

The Lost Gospel: The Quest for the Go...

Herbert Krosney

This codex–one of the greatest discoveries in Judeo-Christian archaeology–did not head straight to a museum, or even to the library of a rich collector. The gospel's removal from its burial place was just the beginning of a bizarr...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2006

The Residence: Inside the Private Wor...

Kate Andersen Brower

[Read by Karen White] A remarkable history with elements of In the President's Secret Service and The Butler, The Residence offers an intimate account of the service staff of the White House, from the Kennedys to the Obamas. America...

Unabridged CD
Published: Apr 2015

The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 ...

Jim DeFede

[Read by Ray Porter] When thirty-eight jetliners bound for the United States were forced to land in Gander, Newfoundland, on September 11, 2001, due to the closing of United States airspace, the citizens of this small community and su...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2017

Upheaval: Turning Points for Nations ...

Jared Diamond

A brilliant new theory of how and why some nations recover from trauma and others don't, by the author of the landmark bestsellers Guns, Germs, and Steel and Collapse.In his earlier bestsellers Guns, Germs and Steel and Collapse, Jare...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2019

The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True S...

Jason Fagone

Joining the ranks of Hidden Figures and In the Garden of Beasts, the incredible true story of the greatest codebreaking duo that ever lived, an American woman and her husband who invented the modern science of cryptology together and ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2017
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