Ulysses S Grant s life has typically been misunderstood All too often he is caricatured as a chronic loser and inept businessman, fond of drinking to excess or as the triumphant but brutal Union general of the Civil War or as a credulous and hapless president whose tenure came to symbolize the w
This is a book about two people making the most important decisions in the world One is Barack Obama The other is Ben Rhodes.The World As It Is tells the full story of what it means to work alongside a radical leader of how idealism can confront reality and survive of how the White House really
Are leaders born or made Where does ambition come from How does adversity affect the growth of leadership Does the leader make the times or do the times make the leader In Leadership, Goodwin draws upon the four presidents she has studied most closely Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Frankli
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER n n Reilly pokes holes in Trump s claims than there are sand traps on all of his courses combined It is by turns amusing and alarming The New Yorker n n n n n Golf is the spine of this shocking, wildly humorous book, but humanity is its flesh and spirit n
A rare and fascinating portrait of the American presidency from the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November.Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately and vividly to life as he reflects on his seventeen years protecting the most powerful o
Politico Magazine s chief political correspondent provides a rollicking insider s look at the making of the modern Republican Party how a decade of cultural upheaval, populist outrage, and ideological warfare made the GOP vulnerable to a hostile takeover from the unlikeliest of insurgents Donald J.
The prizewinning author of Founding Brothers and American Sphinx now gives us the unexpected story brilliantly told of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew.The triumph of the Ameri
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The strength and prestige of the American presidency has waxed and waned since George Washington Accidental Presidents looks at eight men who came to the office without being elected to it It demonstrates how the character of the man in that powerful seat affects the nati
Instant New York Times Bestseller n nAs the fiftieth anniversary of the first lunar landing approaches, the award winning historian and perennial New York Times bestselling author takes a fresh look at the space program, President John F Kennedy s inspiring challenge, and America s race to the moon.
From a preeminent presidential historian comes a groundbreaking and often surprising narrative of America s wartime chief executives n nIt sometimes seems, in retrospect, as if America has been almost continuously at war Ten years in the research and writing, Presidents of War is a fresh, magisteria
From master storyteller and historian H W Brands, twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, comes the riveting story of how President Harry Truman and General Douglas MacArthur squared off to decide America s future in the aftermath of World War II n nAt the height of the Korean War, President Harr
Michael Wolff, author of the bombshell bestseller Fire and Fury, once again takes us inside the Trump presidency to reveal a White House under siege n nWith Fire and Fury, Michael Wolff defined the first phase of the Trump administration now, in Siege, he has written an equally essential and explosi