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Remembering an Acclaimed Historian

Brave Companions

Portraits in History

Master historian David McCullough’s classic book about some of history’s most daring and accomplished figures from Alexander von Humboldt to Charles and Anne Lindbergh.
 

The Lost Book By Pulitzer Prize Winning Author David McCullough

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Operation Pineapple Express

The Incredible Story of a Group of Americans Who Undertook One Last Mission and Honored a Promise in Afghanistan

An edge-of-your-seat thriller about a group of retired Green Berets who come together to save a former comrade—and 500 other Afghans—being targeted by the Taliban in the chaos of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan.
 

The Incredible Story of Task Force Pineapple

To Love and Be Loved

A Personal Portrait of Mother Teresa

From a trusted advisor and devoted friend of Mother Teresa comes an extraordinary firsthand account of the miraculous woman behind the saint.
 

5 Life Lessons from Mother Teresa

American Rascal

How Jay Gould Built Wall Street's Biggest Fortune

The gripping biography of Jay Gould, the greatest 19th-century robber barons, whose brilliance, greed, and bare-knuckled tactics made him richer than Rockefeller and led Wall Street to institute its first financial reforms.
 

5 Things You Didn't Know About Jay Gould

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History

Cuba (Winner of the Pulitzer Prize)

An American History

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in History

“Full of…lively insights and lucid prose” (The Wall Street Journal) an epic, sweeping history of Cuba and its complex ties to the United States—from before the arrival of Columbus to the present day—written by one of the world’s leading historians of Cuba.

Black Ghost of Empire

The Long Death of Slavery and the Failure of Emancipation

The 1619 Project illuminated the ways in which every aspect of life in the United States was and is shaped by the existence of slavery. Black Ghost of Empire focuses on emancipation and how this opportunity to make right further codified the racial caste system—instead of obliterating it.
 

Five Things You Didn't Know About Emancipation