Grant

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

Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

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

American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump

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 Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789

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

American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race

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.

Presidents of War: The Epic Story, from 1807 to Modern Times

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

The General vs. the President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War

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