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Dreams From My Father

Dreams From My Father

by Barack Obama-

Published in 1995, this lyrical, unsentimental, and compelling memoir, the son of a black African father and a white American mother searches for a workable meaning to his life as a black American. It begins in New York, where Barack Obama learns that his father--a figure he knows more as a myth than as a man--has been killed in a car accident. This sudden death inspires an emotional odyssey--first to a small town in Kansas, from which he retraces the migration of his mother's family to Hawaii, and then... Read more
No Ordinary Time

No Ordinary Time

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

No Ordinary Time is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together a striking number of story lines--Eleanor and Franklin's marriage and remarkable partnership, Eleanor's life as First Lady, and FDR's White House and its impact on America as well as on a world at war. Goodwin effectively melds these details and stories into an... Read more
Truman

Truman

by David McCullough

The life of Harry S. Truman is one of the greatest of American stories, filled with vivid characters -- Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bess Wallace Truman, George Marshall, Joe McCarthy, and Dean Acheson -- and dramatic events. In this riveting biography, acclaimed historian David McCullough not only captures the man -- a more complex, informed, and determined man than ever before imagined -- but also the turbulent times in which he rose, boldly, to meet unprecedented challenges. The... Read more
Founding Brothers

Founding Brothers

by Joseph J Ellis

Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation is a Pulitzer Prize–winning book written by Joseph Ellis, a professor of history at Mount Holyoke College. This text explores how a group of individuals both gifted and flawed coped with the challenges of founding the United States.
The Last Lion

The Last Lion

by William Manchester

The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill is a planned trilogy of biographies. Two have already been published, on Winston Churchill, by author and historian William Manchester. The last volume is being completed by Paul Reid. - [*Wikipedia*][1]


[1]: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Last_Lion%3A_Defender_of_the_Realm
Why England Slept

Why England Slept

by John F Kennedy

Why England Slept is the published version of a thesis written by John F. Kennedy while in his senior year at Harvard College. Its title was an allusion to Winston Churchill's 1938 book While England Slept, which also examined the buildup of German power.
Hitler

Hitler

by Ian Kershaw

Adolf Hitler has left a lasting mark on the twentieth-century, as the dictator of Germany and instigator of a genocidal war, culminating in the ruin of much of Europe and the globe. This innovative best-seller explores the nature and mechanics of Hitler's power, and how he used it. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Bush At War

Bush At War

by Bob Woodward

Bush at War is a 2002 book by Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward recounting President George W. Bush's responses to the September 11 attacks and his administration's handling of the subsequent War in Afghanistan. It is an example of creative nonfiction. Much of the book recounts events in meetings of the United States National Security Council (NSC), with the major players in the story, aside from the President, Dick Cheney, Colin Powell, George Tenet and Condoleezza Rice.
An American Life

An American Life

by Ronald Reagan

An American Life is the 1990 autobiography authored by former American President Ronald Reagan. Released almost two years after President Reagan left office, the book reached number eight on The New York Times' bestsellers list.
The Years Of Lyndon Johnson

The Years Of Lyndon Johnson

by Robert A Caro

   For his biographies of Robert Moses and Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro has twice won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, twice won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Best Nonfiction Book of the Year, and has also won virtually every other major literary honor, including the National Book Award, the Gold Medal in Biography from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the Francis Parkman Prize, awarded by the Society of American Historians to the book that best "exemplifies... Read more
American Sphinx

American Sphinx

by Joseph J Ellis

American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson, is a 1996 book written by Joseph Ellis, a professor of History at Mount Holyoke College. It won the 1997 National Book Award (nonfiction).
Decision Points

Decision Points

by George W Bush

Since leaving office, PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH has led the George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. The center includes an active policy institute working to advance initiatives in the fields of education reform, global health, economic growth, and human freedom, with a special emphasis on promoting social entrepreneurship and creating opportunities for women around the world. It will also house an official government archive and a state-of-the-art museum that... Read more
Living History

Living History

by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Living History is the autobiography of Secretary of State, former United States Senator from New York, and former First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, published in 2003. In December 2000, Simon & Schuster agreed to pay Clinton a reported $8 million advance for what became Living History — a near-record figure to an author for an advance at that time. Critics charged that the book deal, coming soon after her election to the U.S.
Mornings On Horseback

Mornings On Horseback

by David McCullough

Crusade In Europe

Crusade In Europe

by Dwight D Eisenhower

The Fitzgeralds and The Kennedys

The Fitzgeralds and The Kennedys

by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Death Of a President

Death Of a President

by William Manchester

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Lincoln the Unknown

by Dale Carnegie

Dale Carnegie wrote this book in 1932, when there were still some people alive who had met Abraham Lincoln. This look at the life of the assasinated president focuses on his childhood, the disorganization behind the Union forces in the Civil War, and the small moments that defined the man behind the legend.
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Mortal Error

by Bonar Menninger

Political Biography Books & Ephemera

Lincoln & His Generals

Lincoln & His Generals

by Williams, T Harry

T. Harry Williams was born in Vinegar Hill, Illinois, in 1909. He taught at the universities of Wisconsin, Omaha, and West Virginia before becoming Professor of History of Louisiana State University, and was the author of many books on military and political history. The T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History was established at Louisiana State University in 1992.
One Brief Shining Moment

One Brief Shining Moment

by Manchester, William

The Jerome Connexion

The Jerome Connexion

by Leslie, Seymour

The Most Of Malcolm Muggeridge

The Most Of Malcolm Muggeridge

by Muggeridge, Malcolm

Vote Of Censure

Vote Of Censure

by Thomson, George Malcolm

October Surprise

October Surprise

by Honegger, Barbara

J F K the Man & the Myth

J F K the Man & the Myth

by Lasky, Victor

Roosevelt In Retrospect

Roosevelt In Retrospect

by Gunther, John