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Winner 54

ObraAno
The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History por Ned Blackhawk2023
South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation por Imani Perry2022
All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake por Tiya Miles2021
The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X por Les Payne2020
The Yellow House: A Memoir por Sarah M. Broom2019
The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke por Jeffrey C. Stewart2018
The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia por Masha Gessen2017
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America por Ibram X. Kendi2016
Between the World and Me por Ta-Nehisi Coates2015
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China por Evan Osnos2014
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America por George Packer2013
Behind the Beautiful Forevers por Katherine Boo2012
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern por Stephen Greenblatt2011
Just Kids por Patti Smith2010
The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt por T. J. Stiles2009
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family por Annette Gordon-Reed2008
Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA por Tim Weiner2007
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl por Timothy Egan2006
The Year of Magical Thinking por Joan Didion2005
Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age por Kevin Boyle2004
Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy por Carlos Eire2003
Master of the Senate por Robert A. Caro2002
The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression por Andrew Solomon2001
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex por Nathaniel Philbrick2000
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II por John W. Dower1999
Slaves in the Family por Edward Ball1998
American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson por Joseph J. Ellis1997
An American Requiem: God, My Father, and the War That Came Between Us por James Carroll1996
The Haunted Land: Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism por Tina Rosenberg1995
How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter por Sherwin B. Nuland1994
United States: Essays 1952-1992 por Gore Vidal1993
Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story por Paul Monette1992
Freedom in the Making of Western Culture por Orlando Patterson1991
The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance por Ron Chernow1990
From Beirut to Jerusalem por Thomas L. Friedman1989
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam por Neil Sheehan1988
The Making of the Atomic Bomb por Richard Rhodes1987
Arctic Dreams por Barry Lopez1986
Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families por J. Anthony Lukas1985
Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Democracy, 1833-1845 por Robert V. Remini1984
Henry James: The Conquest of London, 1870-81 por Leon Edel1963
Henry James: The Middle Years, 1881-95 por Leon Edel1963
The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects por Lewis Mumford1962
James Joyce por Richard Ellmann1960
Mistress to an age : a life of Madame de Staël por J. Christopher Herold1959
The Lion and the Throne: The Life and Times of Sir Edward Coke por Catherine Drinker Bowen1958
Russia Leaves the War: Soviet-American Relations, 1917-1920, Vol 1 por George F. Kennan1957
American in Italy por Herbert Kubly1956
The measure of man: on freedom, human values, survival, and the modern temper por Joseph Wood Krutch1955
A Stillness at Appomattox por Bruce Catton1954
The Course of Empire por Bernard DeVoto1953
The Sea Around Us por Rachel Carson1952
Herman Melville por Newton Arvin1951
The life of Ralph Waldo Emerson por Ralph L. Rusk1950

Finalist 358

ObraAno
The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History por Ned Blackhawk2023
Liliana's Invincible Summer: A Sister's Search for Justice por Cristina Rivera-Garza2023
Ordinary Notes por Christina Sharpe2023
We Could Have Been Friends, My Father and I: A Palestinian Memoir por Raja Shehadeh2023
Fire Weather: A True Story from a Hotter World por John Vaillant2023
South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation por Imani Perry2022
The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness por Meghan O'Rourke2022
Breathless: The Scientific Race to Defeat a Deadly Virus por David Quammen2022
The Man Who Could Move Clouds: A Memoir por Ingrid Rojas Contreras2022
The Man Who Could Move Clouds: A Memoir por Ingrid Rojas Contreras2022
His Name Is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice por Robert Samuels2022
All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake por Tiya Miles2021
A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance por Hanif Abdurraqib2021
Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains por Lucas Bessire2021
Tastes Like War: A Memoir por Grace M. Cho2021
Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America por Nicole Eustace2021
The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X por Les Payne2020
The Undocumented Americans por Karla Cornejo Villavicencio2020
Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory por Claudio Saunt2020
My Autobiography of Carson McCullers: A Memoir por Jenn Shapland2020
How to Make a Slave and Other Essays (21st Century Essays) por Jerald Walker2020
The Yellow House: A Memoir por Sarah M. Broom2019
Thick: And Other Essays por Tressie McMillan Cottom2019
What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance por Carolyn Forché2019
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present por David Treuer2019
Solitary por Albert Woodfox2019
The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke por Jeffrey C. Stewart2018
The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation por Colin G. Calloway2018
American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic por Victoria Johnson2018
Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth por Sarah Smarsh2018
We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights por Adam Winkler2018
The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia por Masha Gessen2017
Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge por Erica Armstrong Dunbar2017
The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America por Frances FitzGerald2017
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI por David Grann2017
Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America por Nancy Maclean2017
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America por Ibram X. Kendi2016
Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right por Arlie Russell Hochschild2016
Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War por Viet Thanh Nguyen2016
The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America por Andrés Reséndez2016
Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy por Heather Ann Thompson2016
Between the World and Me por Ta-Nehisi Coates2015
Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs por Sally Mann2015
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness por Sy Montgomery2015
If the Oceans Were Ink: An Unlikely Friendship and a Journey to the Heart of the Quran por Carla Power2015
Ordinary Light: A Memoir por Tracy K. Smith2015
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China por Evan Osnos2014
Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? A Memoir por Roz Chast2014
No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes por Anand Gopal2014
Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh por John Lahr2014
The Meaning of Human Existence por Edward O. Wilson2014
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America por George Packer2013
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin por Jill Lepore2013
Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields por Wendy Lower2013
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 por Alan Taylor2013
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief por Lawrence Wright2013
Behind the Beautiful Forevers por Katherine Boo2012
Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956 por Anne Applebaum2012
The Passage of Power por Robert A. Caro2012
The Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir por Domingo Martinez2012
House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East por Anthony Shadid2012
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern por Stephen Greenblatt2011
The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism por Deborah Baker2011
Love and Capital por Mary Gabriel2011
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention por Manning Marable2011
Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout por Lauren Redniss2011
Just Kids por Patti Smith2010
A Longa Noite de um Povo por Barbara Demick2010
Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor / Hiroshima / 9-11 / Iraq por John W. Dower2010
Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade por Justin Spring2010
Every Man in This Village is a Liar: An Education in War por Megan Stack2010
The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt por T. J. Stiles2009
Following the Water: A Hydromancer's Notebook por David M. Carroll2009
Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species por Dr. Sean B. Carroll2009
Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City por Greg Grandin2009
The Poison King : The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy por Adrienne Mayor2009
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family por Annette Gordon-Reed2008
This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War (Vintage Civil War Library) por Drew Gilpin Faust2008
The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals por Jane Mayer2008
Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives por Jim Sheeler2008
The Suicide Index: Putting My Father's Death in Order por Joan Wickersham2008
Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA por Tim Weiner2007
Brother, I'm Dying por Edwidge Danticat2007
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything por Christopher Hitchens2007
Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution por Woody Holton2007
Ralph Ellison: A Biography por Arnold Rampersad2007
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl por Timothy Egan2006
At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 por Taylor Branch2006
Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone por Rajiv Chandrasekaran2006
Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China por Peter Hessler2006
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 por Lawrence Wright2006
The Year of Magical Thinking por Joan Didion2005
Out of Eden: An Odyssey of Ecological Invasion por Alan Burdick2005
Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius por Leo Damrosch2005
102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers por Jim Dwyer2005
Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves por Adam Hochschild2005
Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age por Kevin Boyle2004
The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (Authorized Edition) por National Commission on Terrorist Attacks2004
Washington's Crossing por David Hackett Fischer2004
Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett por Jennifer Gonnerman2004
Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare por Stephen Greenblatt2004
Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy por Carlos Eire2003
Gulag: A History por Anne Applebaum2003
The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home por George Howe Colt2003
Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin por John D’Emilio2003
The Devil in the White City por Erik Larson2003
Master of the Senate por Robert A. Caro2002
When Smoke Ran Like Water: Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution por Devra Davis2002
Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science por Atul Gawande2002
The Last American Man por Elizabeth Gilbert2002
Mapping Human History: Genes, Race, and Our Common Origins por Steve Olson2002
The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression por Andrew Solomon2001
American Chica: Two Worlds, One Childhood por Marie Arana2001
The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care por Nina Bernstein2001
My Story as Told by Water: Confessions, Druidic Rants, Reflections, Bird-Watchings, Fish-Stalkings, Visions, Songs and Prayers Refracting Light, from Living Rivers, in the Age of the Industrial Dark por David James Duncan2001
Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland por Jan T. Gross2001
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex por Nathaniel Philbrick2000
From Dawn to Decadence: 1500 to the Present: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life por Jacques Barzun2000
The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach por Alice Kaplan2000
W. E. B. Du Bois, 1919-1963: The Fight for Equality and the American Century por David Levering Lewis2000
Darkness in El Dorado: How Scientists and Journalists Devastated the Amazon por Patrick Tierney2000
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II por John W. Dower1999
Woman: An Intimate Geography por Natalie Angier1999
Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War por Mark Bowden1999
Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation por John Phillip Santos1999
Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette por Judith Thurman1999
Slaves in the Family por Edward Ball1998
Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human por Harold Bloom1998
There Once Was a World: A 900-Year Chronicle of the Shtetl of Eishyshok por Yaffa Eliach1998
A Slant of Sun: One Child's Courage por Beth Kephart1998
All on Fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery por Henry Mayer1998
American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson por Joseph J. Ellis1997
The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara por David I. Kertzer1997
My Brother por Jamaica Kincaid1997
The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade por Thomas Lynch1997
Whittaker Chambers: A Biography por Sam Tanenhaus1997
An American Requiem: God, My Father, and the War That Came Between Us por James Carroll1996
The Temple Bombing por Melissa Fay Greene1996
The Living and the Dead: Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War por Paul Hendrickson1996
The Life of Nelson A. Rockefeller por Cary Reich1996
Fruitful: A Real Mother por Anne Roiphe1996
The Haunted Land: Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism por Tina Rosenberg1995
Salvation on Sand Mountain: Snake-Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia por Dennis Covington1995
Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life por Daniel C. Dennett1995
A Civil Action por Jonathan Harr1995
Ghosts of Mississippi: The Murder of Medgar Evers, the Trials of Byron De La Beckwith, and the Haunting of the New South por Maryanne Vollers1995
How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter por Sherwin B. Nuland1994
The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America por John Putnam Demos1994
Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas por Jane Mayer1994
Fatheralong: A Meditation on Fathers and Sons, Race and Society por John Edgar Wideman1994
In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War por Tobias Wolff1994
United States: Essays 1952-1992 por Gore Vidal1993
Land of Desire: Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture por William R. Leach1993
W. E. B. Du Bois, 1868-1919: Biography of a Race por David Levering Lewis1993
Gunfighter Nation: The Myth of the Frontier in Twentieth-Century America por Richard Slotkin1993
Battlefield: Farming a Civil War Battleground por Peter Svenson1993
Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story por Paul Monette1992
The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction por Edward L. Ayers1992
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman por James Gleick1992
Truman por David McCullough1992
Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America por Garry Wills1992
Freedom in the Making of Western Culture por Orlando Patterson1991
Why Americans Hate Politics por E. J. Dionne, Jr.1991
Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction por Melissa Fay Greene1991
The Jameses: A Family Narrative por R. W. B. Lewis1991
Anne Sexton: A Biography por Diane Middlebrook1991
The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance por Ron Chernow1990
Small Victories: The Real World of a Teacher, Her Students, and Their High School por Samuel G. Freedman1990
Richard Milhous Nixon: The Rise of an American Politician por Roger Morris1990
Jackson Pollock: An American Saga por Steven Naifeh1990
Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952 por T. H. Watkins1990
From Beirut to Jerusalem por Thomas L. Friedman1989
Danger and Survival: Choices About the Bomb in the First Fifty Years por McGeorge Bundy1989
Barbarian Sentiments: How the American Century Ends por William Pfaff1989
Mother Country por Marilynne Robinson1989
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam por Neil Sheehan1988
Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 por Eric Foner1988
The Rise of Modern Paganism por Peter Gay1988
Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom por Brenda Maddox1988
Jefferson and Monticello: The Biography of a Builder por Jack McLaughlin1988
The Making of the Atomic Bomb por Richard Rhodes1987
Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe por David Herbert Donald1987
Chaos: Making a New Science por James Gleick1987
Mothers in the Fatherland: Women, the Family, and Nazi Politics por Claudia Koonz1987
New York 1930: Architecture and Urbanism Between the Two World Wars por Robert A. M. Stern1987
Arctic Dreams por Barry Lopez1986
War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War por John W. Dower1986
The Paper: The Life and Death of the New York Herald Tribune por Richard Kluger1986
The Young Hemingway por Michael S. Reynolds1986
Tombee: Portrait of a cotton planter por Theodore Rosengarten1986
Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families por J. Anthony Lukas1985
In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity por Daniel J. Kevles1985
... The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age por Walter A. McDougall1985
Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Democracy, 1833-1845 por Robert V. Remini1984
Becoming William James por Howard M. Feinstein1984
Thomas More: A Biography por Richard Marius1984
The Nightmare of Reason: A Life of Franz Kafka por Ernst Pawel1984
One Writer's Beginnings por Eudora Welty1984
Henry James: The Conquest of London, 1870-81 por Leon Edel1963
Henry James: The Middle Years, 1881-95 por Leon Edel1963
Silent Spring por Rachel Carson1963
O'Neill por Arthur Gelb1963
Contemporaries por Alfred Kazin1963
The Rothschilds: A Family Portrait por Frederic Morton1963
Chekhov: A Biography por Ernest Joseph Simmons1963
John Adams por Page Smith1963
The Guns of August por Barbara W. Tuchman1963
Patriotic Gore: Studies in the Literature of the American Civil War por Edmund Wilson1963
The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects por Lewis Mumford1962
African Genesis: A Personal Investigation Into the Animal Origins and Nature of Man por Robert Ardrey1962
Nobody Knows My Name: More Notes of a Native Son por James Baldwin1962
The will of Zeus; a history of Greece from the origins of Hellenic culture to the death of Alexander por Stringfellow Barr1962
The architecture of America; a social and cultural history por John E. Burchard1962
Dreams of Reason: Science and Utopias por Rene Dubos1962
The Death and Life of Great American Cities por Jane Jacobs1962
Children of Sanchez por Oscar Lewis1962
A matter of life and death por Virgilia Peterson1962
Sinclair Lewis: An American Life por Mark Schorer1962
Lafcadio Hearn por Elizabeth Stevenson1962
The Making of the President 1960 por Theodore H. White1962
John Bunyan por Ola Elizabeth Winslow1962
Asimov's New Guide to Science por Isaac Asimov1961
The Master Builders: Le Corbusier, Mies Van Der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright (The Norton Library) por Peter Blake1961
Chancellor Robert R. Livingston of New York, 1746-1813 por George Dangerfield1961
Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War por David Herbert Donald1961
My wilderness: the Pacific West por William O. Douglas1961
The Firmament of Time por Loren Eiseley1961
Felix Frankfurter Reminisces por Felix Frankfurter1961
Goodbye to a River: A Narrative por John Graves1961
The Politics of Upheaval, 1935-1936 por Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.1961
Name And Address: An Autobiography por Thomas Stanley Matthews1961
Thomas Wolfe: A Biography por Elizabeth Nowell1961
James Joyce por Richard Ellmann1960
The House of Intellect (Perennial Classics) por Jacques Barzun1960
Power without property; a new development in American political economy por Adolf Augustus Berle1960
The curse of the misbegotten: A tale of the house of O'Neill por Croswell Bowen1960
The fourth branch of Government por Douglass Cater1960
Two gentle men : the lives of George Herbert and Robert Herrick por Marchette Chute1960
Asa Gray, 1810-1888 por A. Hunter Dupree1960
A Life in the Theatre por Tyrone Guthrie1960
Life in the crystal palace por Alan Harrington1960
Act One: An Autobiography por Moss Hart1960
Edison: A Biography por Matthew Josephson1960
The Coming of the New Deal, 1933-1935 por Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.1960
Human Nature and the Human Condition por Joseph Wood Krutch1960
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage por Alfred Lansing1960
Alexander Hamilton: portrait in paradox por John Chester Miller1960
John Paul Jones: A Sailor's Biography por Samuel Eliot Morison1960
The War for the Union, Vol. 1: The Improvised War, 1861-1862 por Allan Nevins1960
The Marauders por Charlton Ogburn1960
Pickett's Charge por George Stewart1960
The Harmless People: The Absorbing Chronicle of an Expedition to the Bushmen of South-West Africa and the Hostile Desert in Which They Live por Elizabeth Marshall Thomas1960
The Years with Ross por James Thurber1960
Mistress to an age : a life of Madame de Staël por J. Christopher Herold1959
The Human Condition por Hannah Arendt1959
Private por Lester Atwell1959
The Americans: The Colonial Experience por Daniel Boorstin1959
The Wall Between por Anne Braden1959
Naked to Mine Enemies: The Life of Cardinal Wolsey por Charles W. Ferguson1959
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville por Shelby Foote1959
The Affluent Society por John Kenneth Galbraith1959
Only in America por Harry Golden1959
Russia, the atom and the West por George F. Kennan1959
Marlborough's Duchess por Louis Kronenberger1959
Journey to the beginning por Edgar Snow1959
The Lion and the Throne: The Life and Times of Sir Edward Coke por Catherine Drinker Bowen1958
Mr. Baruch: The Man, the Myth, the Eighty Years por Margaret L. Coit1958
The Reformation por Will Durant1958
Alexander Hamilton in the American tradition por Louis M. Hacker1958
Poets in a Landscape por Gilbert Highet1958
Nuclear weapons and foreign policy por Henry Kissinger1958
Memories of a Catholic Girlhood por Mary McCarthy1958
The Hidden Persuaders por Vance Packard1958
The Twentieth Maine: A Classic Story of Joshua Chamberlain and His Volunteer Regiment por John J. Pullen1958
As France Goes por David Schoenbrun1958
Bridge to the Sun por Gwen Terasaki1958
Citadel: The Story of the U.S. Senate por William Smith White1958
Russia Leaves the War: Soviet-American Relations, 1917-1920, Vol 1 por George F. Kennan1957
John Quincy Adams and the Union por Samuel Flagg Bemis1957
Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox, 1882-1940 por James MacGregor Burns1957
This Hallowed Ground: The Story of the Union Side of the Civil War por Bruce Catton1957
Guides to Straight Thinking, With 13 Common Fallacies. por Stuart Chase1957
Atomic quest, a personal narrative por Arthur Holly Compton1957
Franklin D. Roosevelt: The Triumph por Frank Freidel1957
The Crucial Decade–and After por Eric F. Goldman1957
The Nun's Story por Kathryn Hulme1957
Richard the Third por Paul Murray Kendall1957
Profiles in Courage por John F. Kennedy1957
Revolt of the moderates por Samuel Lubell1957
The Raven and the Whale: Poe, Melville, and the New York Literary Scene por Perry Miller1957
The Transformations of Man por Lewis Mumford1957
Autumn Across America por Edwin Way Teale1957
Segregation: The Inner Conflict in the South por Robert Penn Warren1957
The Organization Man por William H. Whyte1957
American in Italy por Herbert Kubly1956
The Solitary Singer: A Critical Biography of Walt Whitman por Gay Wilson Allen1956
The Edge of the Sea por Rachel Carson1956
The land they fought for; the story of the South as the Confederacy, 1832-1865 por Clifford Dowdey1956
Inside Africa por John Gunther1956
The Age of Reform por Richard Hofstadter1956
Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties por Murray Kempton1956
Gift from the Sea por Anne Morrow Lindbergh1956
They Thought They Were Free: The Germans, 1933-45 por Milton Mayer1956
Notre-Dame of Paris por Allan Temko1956
Memoirs, Volume 1: Year of Decisions por Harry S. Truman1956
The scrolls from the Dead Sea por Edmund Wilson1956
The measure of man: on freedom, human values, survival, and the modern temper por Joseph Wood Krutch1955
Scenes and portraits : memories of childhood and youth por Van Wyck Brooks1955
The Challenge of Man's Future: An Inquiry Concerning the Condition of Man During the Years That Lie Ahead por Harrison Brown1955
But We Were Born Free: por Elmer Holmes Davis1955
The Roosevelt Family of Sagamore Hill por Hermann Hagedorn1955
Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History. Vol. 1, Indians and Spain. Vol. 2, Mexico and the United States. 2 vols. in one por Paul Horgan1955
Bent's Fort por David Lavender1955
Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and The War Years {set of three volumes} por Carl Sandburg1955
Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West por Wallace Stegner1955
The Second Tree from the Corner por E. B. White1955
A Stillness at Appomattox por Bruce Catton1954
The Course of Empire por Bernard DeVoto1953
Ushant: An Essay por Conrad Aiken1953
The Big Change: America Transforms Itself 1900-1950 por Frederick Lewis Allen1953
The confident years: 1885-1915 por Van Wyck Brooks1953
Witness por Whittaker Chambers1953
Rome and a Villa por Eleanor Clark1953
Beyond the high Himalayas por William O. Douglas1953
George Washington Volume 5 Victory with the Help of France por Douglas Southall Freeman1953
Rendezvous with Destiny: A History of Modern American Reform por Eric F. Goldman1953
The spirit of liberty; papers and addresses por Learned Hand1953
William Faulkner: A Critical Study (4th Edition) por Irving Howe1953
The Uses of the Past: Profiles of Former Societies por Herbert J. Muller1953
Lincoln the President: Midstream por J. G. Randall1953
Abraham Lincoln por Benjamin P. Thomas1953
Sam Clemens of Hannibal por Dixon Wecter1953
Grant Rises in the West: The First Year, 1861-1862 por Kenneth P. Williams1953
The Shores of Light: A Literary Chronicle of the Twenties and Thirties por Edmund Wilson1953
The Sea Around Us por Rachel Carson1952
The Origins of Totalitarianism por Hannah Arendt1952
Life in America por Marshall B. Davidson1952
Henry James por F. W. Dupee1952
Birth of a World: Bolivar in Terms of His People por Waldo David Frank1952
Washington por Douglas Southall Freeman1952
The Forgotten Language: An Introduction to the Understanding of Dreams, Fairy Tales, and Myths por Erich Fromm1952
The Uprooted: The Epic Story of the Great Migrations That Made the American People por Oscar Handlin1952
A Walker in the City por Alfred Kazin1952
Jefferson and the Rights of Man por Dumas Malone1952
White Collar: The American Middle Classes por C. Wright Mills1952
The Far Side of Paradise: A Biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald por Arthur Mizener1952
The conduct of life por Lewis Mumford1952
Charles Evans Hughes por Merlo J. Pusey1952
Thomas Jefferson : A Biography por Nat Schachner1952
The Autobiography of William Carlos Williams (New Directions Paperbook) por William Carlos William1952
Reunion and Reaction: The Compromise of 1877 and the End of Reconstruction por C. Vann Woodward1952
Herman Melville por Newton Arvin1951
The life of Ralph Waldo Emerson por Ralph L. Rusk1950
The Universe and Dr. Einstein por Lincoln Barnett1950
The Mature Mind por H. A. Overstreet1950
This I Remember por Eleanor Roosevelt1950
Killers of the Dream por Lillian Smith1950
Lincoln finds a general; a military study of the Civil War por Kenneth P. Williams1950

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The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History por Ned Blackhawk2023
Liliana's Invincible Summer: A Sister's Search for Justice por Cristina Rivera-Garza2023
Ordinary Notes por Christina Sharpe2023
We Could Have Been Friends, My Father and I: A Palestinian Memoir por Raja Shehadeh2023
Fire Weather: A True Story from a Hotter World por John Vaillant2023
King: A Life por Jonathan Eig2023
A Man of Two Faces: A Memoir, A History, A Memorial por Viet Thanh Nguyen2023
The Slip: The New York City Street That Changed American Art Forever por Prudence Peiffer2023
When Crack Was King: A People's History of a Misunderstood Era por Donovan X. Ramsey2023
I Saw Death Coming: A History of Terror and Survival in the War Against Reconstruction por Kidada E. Williams2023
South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation por Imani Perry2022
The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness por Meghan O'Rourke2022
Breathless: The Scientific Race to Defeat a Deadly Virus por David Quammen2022
The Man Who Could Move Clouds: A Memoir por Ingrid Rojas Contreras2022
His Name Is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice por Robert Samuels2022
Bright Unbearable Reality: Essays por Anna Badkhen2022
Ted Kennedy: A Life por John A. Farrell2022
Uncommon Measure: A Journey Through Music, Performance, and the Science of Time por Natalie Hodges2022
Bad Mexicans: Race, Empire, and Revolution in the Borderlands por Kelly Lytle Hernandez2022
Lost & Found: A Memoir por Kathryn Schulz2022
All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake por Tiya Miles2021
A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance por Hanif Abdurraqib2021
Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains por Lucas Bessire2021
Tastes Like War: A Memoir por Grace M. Cho2021
Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America por Nicole Eustace2021
The Ground Breaking: An American City and Its Search for Justice por Scott Ellsworth2021
The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together por Heather McGhee2021
The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War por Louis Menand2021
How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery across America por Clint Smith2021
The Black Civil War Soldier: A Visual History of Conflict and Citizenship por Deborah Willis2021
The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X por Les Payne2020
The Undocumented Americans por Karla Cornejo Villavicencio2020
Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory por Claudio Saunt2020
My Autobiography of Carson McCullers: A Memoir por Jenn Shapland2020
How to Make a Slave and Other Essays (21st Century Essays) por Jerald Walker2020
Is Rape a Crime?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto por Michelle Bowdler2020
If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future por Jill Lepore2020
Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World's Largest Owl por Jonathan C. Slaght2020
Afropessimism por Frank B. III Wilderson2020
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents por Isabel Wilkerson2020
The Yellow House: A Memoir por Sarah M. Broom2019
Thick: And Other Essays por Tressie McMillan Cottom2019
What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance por Carolyn Forché2019
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present por David Treuer2019
Solitary por Albert Woodfox2019
Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest por Hanif Abdurraqib2019
The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America por Greg Grandin2019
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland por Patrick Radden Keefe2019
Burn the Place: A Memoir por Iliana Regan2019
Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership por Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor2019
The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke por Jeffrey C. Stewart2018
The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation por Colin G. Calloway2018
American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic por Victoria Johnson2018
Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth por Sarah Smarsh2018
We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights por Adam Winkler2018
One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy por Carol Anderson2018
Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan por Steve Coll2018
Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War por Marwan Hisham2018
The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life por David Quammen2018
Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays) por Rebecca Solnit2018
The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia por Masha Gessen2017
Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge por Erica Armstrong Dunbar2017
The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America por Frances FitzGerald2017
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI por David Grann2017
Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America por Nancy Maclean2017
Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America por James Forman Jr.2017
No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need por Naomi Klein2017
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America por Richard Rothstein2017
The Blood of Emmett Till por Timothy B. Tyson2017
Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News por Kevin Young2017
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America por Ibram X. Kendi2016
Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right por Arlie Russell Hochschild2016
Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War por Viet Thanh Nguyen2016
The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America por Andrés Reséndez2016
Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy por Heather Ann Thompson2016
America's War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History por Andrew Bacevich2016
The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the Struggle for Social Justice por Patricia Bell-Scott2016
Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck por Adam Cohen2016
Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy por Cathy O'Neil2016
The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition por Manisha Sinha2016
Between the World and Me por Ta-Nehisi Coates2015
Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs por Sally Mann2015
The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness por Sy Montgomery2015
If the Oceans Were Ink: An Unlikely Friendship and a Journey to the Heart of the Quran por Carla Power2015
Ordinary Light: A Memoir por Tracy K. Smith2015
Rain: A Natural and Cultural History por Cynthia Barnett2015
Mourning Lincoln por Martha Hodes2015
Paradise of the Pacific: Approaching Hawaii por Susanna Moore2015
Love and Other Ways of Dying: Essays por Michael Paterniti2015
Travels in Vermeer: A Memoir por Michael White2015
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China por Evan Osnos2014
Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? A Memoir por Roz Chast2014
No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes por Anand Gopal2014
Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh por John Lahr2014
The Meaning of Human Existence por Edward O. Wilson2014
The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic por John Demos2014
The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941-1942 por Nigel Hamilton2014
The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution por Walter Isaacson2014
When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944 por Ronald C. Rosbottom2014
Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic por Matthew Stewart2014
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America por George Packer2013
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin por Jill Lepore2013
Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields por Wendy Lower2013
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 por Alan Taylor2013
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief por Lawrence Wright2013
Finding Florida por T. D. Allman2013
Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami por Gretel Ehrlich2013
The Wolf and the Watchman: A Father, a Son, and the CIA por Scott C. Johnson2013
Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865 por James Oakes2013
Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington por Terry Teachout2013
Behind the Beautiful Forevers por Katherine Boo2012
Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956 por Anne Applebaum2012
The Passage of Power por Robert A. Caro2012
The Boy Kings of Texas: A Memoir por Domingo Martinez2012
House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East por Anthony Shadid2012
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern por Stephen Greenblatt2011
The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism por Deborah Baker2011
Love and Capital por Mary Gabriel2011
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention por Manning Marable2011
Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout por Lauren Redniss2011
Just Kids por Patti Smith2010
A Longa Noite de um Povo por Barbara Demick2010
Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor / Hiroshima / 9-11 / Iraq por John W. Dower2010
Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade por Justin Spring2010
Every Man in This Village is a Liar: An Education in War por Megan Stack2010
The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt por T. J. Stiles2009
Following the Water: A Hydromancer's Notebook por David M. Carroll2009
Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species por Dr. Sean B. Carroll2009
Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City por Greg Grandin2009
The Poison King : The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy por Adrienne Mayor2009
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family por Annette Gordon-Reed2008
This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War (Vintage Civil War Library) por Drew Gilpin Faust2008
The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals por Jane Mayer2008
Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives por Jim Sheeler2008
The Suicide Index: Putting My Father's Death in Order por Joan Wickersham2008
Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA por Tim Weiner2007
Brother, I'm Dying por Edwidge Danticat2007
God Is Not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything por Christopher Hitchens2007
Ralph Ellison: A Biography por Arnold Rampersad2007
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl por Timothy Egan2006
At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 por Taylor Branch2006
Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone por Rajiv Chandrasekaran2006
Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China por Peter Hessler2006
The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11 por Lawrence Wright2006
The Year of Magical Thinking por Joan Didion2005
Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius por Leo Damrosch2005
102 Minutes: The Untold Story of the Fight to Survive Inside the Twin Towers por Jim Dwyer2005
Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves por Adam Hochschild2005
Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age por Kevin Boyle2004
The 9/11 Commission Report: Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (Authorized Edition) por National Commission on Terrorist Attacks2004
Washington's Crossing por David Hackett Fischer2004
Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett por Jennifer Gonnerman2004
Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare por Stephen Greenblatt2004
Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy por Carlos Eire2003
Gulag: A History por Anne Applebaum2003
The Big House: A Century in the Life of an American Summer Home por George Howe Colt2003
Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin por John D’Emilio2003
The Devil in the White City por Erik Larson2003
Master of the Senate por Robert A. Caro2002
When Smoke Ran Like Water: Tales of Environmental Deception and the Battle Against Pollution por Devra Davis2002
Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science por Atul Gawande2002
The Last American Man por Elizabeth Gilbert2002
Mapping Human History: Genes, Race, and Our Common Origins por Steve Olson2002
The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression por Andrew Solomon2001
American Chica: Two Worlds, One Childhood por Marie Arana2001
The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care por Nina Bernstein2001
My Story as Told by Water: Confessions, Druidic Rants, Reflections, Bird-Watchings, Fish-Stalkings, Visions, Songs and Prayers Refracting Light, from Living Rivers, in the Age of the Industrial Dark por David James Duncan2001
Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland por Jan T. Gross2001
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex por Nathaniel Philbrick2000
From Dawn to Decadence: 1500 to the Present: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life por Jacques Barzun2000
The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach por Alice Kaplan2000
W. E. B. Du Bois, 1919-1963: The Fight for Equality and the American Century por David Levering Lewis2000
Darkness in El Dorado: How Scientists and Journalists Devastated the Amazon por Patrick Tierney2000
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II por John W. Dower1999
Woman: An Intimate Geography por Natalie Angier1999
Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War por Mark Bowden1999
Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation por John Phillip Santos1999
Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette por Judith Thurman1999
Slaves in the Family por Edward Ball1998
Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human por Harold Bloom1998
There Once Was a World: A 900-Year Chronicle of the Shtetl of Eishyshok por Yaffa Eliach1998
A Slant of Sun: One Child's Courage por Beth Kephart1998
All on Fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery por Henry Mayer1998
American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson por Joseph J. Ellis1997
The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara por David I. Kertzer1997
My Brother por Jamaica Kincaid1997
The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade por Thomas Lynch1997
Whittaker Chambers: A Biography por Sam Tanenhaus1997
An American Requiem: God, My Father, and the War That Came Between Us por James Carroll1996
The Temple Bombing por Melissa Fay Greene1996
The Living and the Dead: Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War por Paul Hendrickson1996
The Life of Nelson A. Rockefeller por Cary Reich1996
Fruitful: A Real Mother por Anne Roiphe1996
The Haunted Land: Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism por Tina Rosenberg1995
Salvation on Sand Mountain: Snake-Handling and Redemption in Southern Appalachia por Dennis Covington1995
Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life por Daniel C. Dennett1995
A Civil Action por Jonathan Harr1995
Ghosts of Mississippi: The Murder of Medgar Evers, the Trials of Byron De La Beckwith, and the Haunting of the New South por Maryanne Vollers1995
How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter por Sherwin B. Nuland1994
The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America por John Putnam Demos1994
Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas por Jane Mayer1994
Fatheralong: A Meditation on Fathers and Sons, Race and Society por John Edgar Wideman1994
In Pharaoh's Army: Memories of the Lost War por Tobias Wolff1994
United States: Essays 1952-1992 por Gore Vidal1993
Land of Desire: Merchants, Power, and the Rise of a New American Culture por William R. Leach1993
W. E. B. Du Bois, 1868-1919: Biography of a Race por David Levering Lewis1993
Gunfighter Nation: The Myth of the Frontier in Twentieth-Century America por Richard Slotkin1993
Battlefield: Farming a Civil War Battleground por Peter Svenson1993
Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story por Paul Monette1992
The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction por Edward L. Ayers1992
Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman por James Gleick1992
Truman por David McCullough1992
Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America por Garry Wills1992
Freedom in the Making of Western Culture por Orlando Patterson1991
Why Americans Hate Politics por E. J. Dionne, Jr.1991
Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction por Melissa Fay Greene1991
The Jameses: A Family Narrative por R. W. B. Lewis1991
Anne Sexton: A Biography por Diane Middlebrook1991
The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance por Ron Chernow1990
Small Victories: The Real World of a Teacher, Her Students, and Their High School por Samuel G. Freedman1990
Richard Milhous Nixon: The Rise of an American Politician por Roger Morris1990
Jackson Pollock: An American Saga por Steven Naifeh1990
Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952 por T. H. Watkins1990
From Beirut to Jerusalem por Thomas L. Friedman1989
Danger and Survival: Choices About the Bomb in the First Fifty Years por McGeorge Bundy1989
Barbarian Sentiments: How the American Century Ends por William Pfaff1989
Mother Country por Marilynne Robinson1989
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam por Neil Sheehan1988
Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 por Eric Foner1988
The Rise of Modern Paganism por Peter Gay1988
Nora: The Real Life of Molly Bloom por Brenda Maddox1988
Jefferson and Monticello: The Biography of a Builder por Jack McLaughlin1988
The Making of the Atomic Bomb por Richard Rhodes1987
Look Homeward: A Life of Thomas Wolfe por David Herbert Donald1987
Chaos: Making a New Science por James Gleick1987
Mothers in the Fatherland: Women, the Family, and Nazi Politics por Claudia Koonz1987
New York 1930: Architecture and Urbanism Between the Two World Wars por Robert A. M. Stern1987
Arctic Dreams por Barry Lopez1986
War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War por John W. Dower1986
The Paper: The Life and Death of the New York Herald Tribune por Richard Kluger1986
The Young Hemingway por Michael S. Reynolds1986
Tombee: Portrait of a cotton planter por Theodore Rosengarten1986
Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families por J. Anthony Lukas1985
In the Name of Eugenics: Genetics and the Uses of Human Heredity por Daniel J. Kevles1985
... The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age por Walter A. McDougall1985
Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Democracy, 1833-1845 por Robert V. Remini1984
Becoming William James por Howard M. Feinstein1984
Thomas More: A Biography por Richard Marius1984
The Nightmare of Reason: A Life of Franz Kafka por Ernst Pawel1984
One Writer's Beginnings por Eudora Welty1984
Henry James: The Conquest of London, 1870-81 por Leon Edel1963
Henry James: The Middle Years, 1881-95 por Leon Edel1963
Silent Spring por Rachel Carson1963
O'Neill por Arthur Gelb1963
Contemporaries por Alfred Kazin1963
The Rothschilds: A Family Portrait por Frederic Morton1963
Chekhov: A Biography por Ernest Joseph Simmons1963
John Adams por Page Smith1963
The Guns of August por Barbara W. Tuchman1963
Patriotic Gore: Studies in the Literature of the American Civil War por Edmund Wilson1963
The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects por Lewis Mumford1962
African Genesis: A Personal Investigation Into the Animal Origins and Nature of Man por Robert Ardrey1962
Nobody Knows My Name: More Notes of a Native Son por James Baldwin1962
The will of Zeus; a history of Greece from the origins of Hellenic culture to the death of Alexander por Stringfellow Barr1962
The architecture of America; a social and cultural history por John E. Burchard1962
Dreams of Reason: Science and Utopias por Rene Dubos1962
The Death and Life of Great American Cities por Jane Jacobs1962
Children of Sanchez por Oscar Lewis1962
A matter of life and death por Virgilia Peterson1962
Sinclair Lewis: An American Life por Mark Schorer1962
Lafcadio Hearn por Elizabeth Stevenson1962
The Making of the President 1960 por Theodore H. White1962
John Bunyan por Ola Elizabeth Winslow1962
Asimov's New Guide to Science por Isaac Asimov1961
The Master Builders: Le Corbusier, Mies Van Der Rohe, Frank Lloyd Wright (The Norton Library) por Peter Blake1961
Chancellor Robert R. Livingston of New York, 1746-1813 por George Dangerfield1961
Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War por David Herbert Donald1961
My wilderness: the Pacific West por William O. Douglas1961
The Firmament of Time por Loren Eiseley1961
Felix Frankfurter Reminisces por Felix Frankfurter1961
Goodbye to a River: A Narrative por John Graves1961
The Politics of Upheaval, 1935-1936 por Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.1961
Name And Address: An Autobiography por Thomas Stanley Matthews1961
Thomas Wolfe: A Biography por Elizabeth Nowell1961
James Joyce por Richard Ellmann1960
The House of Intellect (Perennial Classics) por Jacques Barzun1960
Power without property; a new development in American political economy por Adolf Augustus Berle1960
The curse of the misbegotten: A tale of the house of O'Neill por Croswell Bowen1960
The fourth branch of Government por Douglass Cater1960
Two gentle men : the lives of George Herbert and Robert Herrick por Marchette Chute1960
Asa Gray, 1810-1888 por A. Hunter Dupree1960
A Life in the Theatre por Tyrone Guthrie1960
Life in the crystal palace por Alan Harrington1960
Act One: An Autobiography por Moss Hart1960
Edison: A Biography por Matthew Josephson1960
The Coming of the New Deal, 1933-1935 por Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.1960
Human Nature and the Human Condition por Joseph Wood Krutch1960
Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage por Alfred Lansing1960
Alexander Hamilton: portrait in paradox por John Chester Miller1960
John Paul Jones: A Sailor's Biography por Samuel Eliot Morison1960
The War for the Union, Vol. 1: The Improvised War, 1861-1862 por Allan Nevins1960
The Marauders por Charlton Ogburn1960
Pickett's Charge por George Stewart1960
The Harmless People: The Absorbing Chronicle of an Expedition to the Bushmen of South-West Africa and the Hostile Desert in Which They Live por Elizabeth Marshall Thomas1960
The Years with Ross por James Thurber1960
Mistress to an age : a life of Madame de Staël por J. Christopher Herold1959
The Human Condition por Hannah Arendt1959
Private por Lester Atwell1959
The Americans: The Colonial Experience por Daniel Boorstin1959
The Wall Between por Anne Braden1959
Naked to Mine Enemies: The Life of Cardinal Wolsey por Charles W. Ferguson1959
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville por Shelby Foote1959
The Affluent Society por John Kenneth Galbraith1959
Only in America por Harry Golden1959
Russia, the atom and the West por George F. Kennan1959
Marlborough's Duchess por Louis Kronenberger1959
Journey to the beginning por Edgar Snow1959
The Lion and the Throne: The Life and Times of Sir Edward Coke por Catherine Drinker Bowen1958
Mr. Baruch: The Man, the Myth, the Eighty Years por Margaret L. Coit1958
The Reformation por Will Durant1958
Alexander Hamilton in the American tradition por Louis M. Hacker1958
Poets in a Landscape por Gilbert Highet1958
Nuclear weapons and foreign policy por Henry Kissinger1958
Memories of a Catholic Girlhood por Mary McCarthy1958
The Hidden Persuaders por Vance Packard1958
The Twentieth Maine: A Classic Story of Joshua Chamberlain and His Volunteer Regiment por John J. Pullen1958
As France Goes por David Schoenbrun1958
Bridge to the Sun por Gwen Terasaki1958
Citadel: The Story of the U.S. Senate por William Smith White1958
Russia Leaves the War: Soviet-American Relations, 1917-1920, Vol 1 por George F. Kennan1957
John Quincy Adams and the Union por Samuel Flagg Bemis1957
Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox, 1882-1940 por James MacGregor Burns1957
This Hallowed Ground: The Story of the Union Side of the Civil War por Bruce Catton1957
Guides to Straight Thinking, With 13 Common Fallacies. por Stuart Chase1957
Atomic quest, a personal narrative por Arthur Holly Compton1957
Franklin D. Roosevelt: The Triumph por Frank Freidel1957
The Crucial Decade–and After por Eric F. Goldman1957
The Nun's Story por Kathryn Hulme1957
Profiles in Courage por John F. Kennedy1957
Revolt of the moderates por Samuel Lubell1957
The Raven and the Whale: Poe, Melville, and the New York Literary Scene por Perry Miller1957
The Transformations of Man por Lewis Mumford1957
Autumn Across America por Edwin Way Teale1957
Segregation: The Inner Conflict in the South por Robert Penn Warren1957
The Organization Man por William H. Whyte1957
American in Italy por Herbert Kubly1956
The Solitary Singer: A Critical Biography of Walt Whitman por Gay Wilson Allen1956
The Edge of the Sea por Rachel Carson1956
The land they fought for; the story of the South as the Confederacy, 1832-1865 por Clifford Dowdey1956
Inside Africa por John Gunther1956
The Age of Reform por Richard Hofstadter1956
Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties por Murray Kempton1956
Gift from the Sea por Anne Morrow Lindbergh1956
They Thought They Were Free: The Germans, 1933-45 por Milton Mayer1956
Notre-Dame of Paris por Allan Temko1956
Memoirs, Volume 1: Year of Decisions por Harry S. Truman1956
The scrolls from the Dead Sea por Edmund Wilson1956
The measure of man: on freedom, human values, survival, and the modern temper por Joseph Wood Krutch1955
Scenes and portraits : memories of childhood and youth por Van Wyck Brooks1955
The Challenge of Man's Future: An Inquiry Concerning the Condition of Man During the Years That Lie Ahead por Harrison Brown1955
But We Were Born Free: por Elmer Holmes Davis1955
The Roosevelt Family of Sagamore Hill por Hermann Hagedorn1955
Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History. Vol. 1, Indians and Spain. Vol. 2, Mexico and the United States. 2 vols. in one por Paul Horgan1955
Bent's Fort por David Lavender1955
Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and The War Years {set of three volumes} por Carl Sandburg1955
Beyond the Hundredth Meridian: John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West por Wallace Stegner1955
The Second Tree from the Corner por E. B. White1955
A Stillness at Appomattox por Bruce Catton1954
The Course of Empire por Bernard DeVoto1953
Ushant: An Essay por Conrad Aiken1953
The Big Change: America Transforms Itself 1900-1950 por Frederick Lewis Allen1953
The confident years: 1885-1915 por Van Wyck Brooks1953
Witness por Whittaker Chambers1953
Rome and a Villa por Eleanor Clark1953
Beyond the high Himalayas por William O. Douglas1953
George Washington Volume 5 Victory with the Help of France por Douglas Southall Freeman1953
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The spirit of liberty; papers and addresses por Learned Hand1953
William Faulkner: A Critical Study (4th Edition) por Irving Howe1953
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Lincoln the President: Midstream por J. G. Randall1953
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Sam Clemens of Hannibal por Dixon Wecter1953
Grant Rises in the West: The First Year, 1861-1862 por Kenneth P. Williams1953
The Shores of Light: A Literary Chronicle of the Twenties and Thirties por Edmund Wilson1953
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Herman Melville por Newton Arvin1951
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