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A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution

Carol Berkin

"" If you've ever wondered how a group of 18th-century soldiers , farmers , lawyers and businessmen managed to come up with our miracle of a Constitution . . . Berkin explains it in her exciting re-creation."-The Star-Ledger (Newark) We know the story of... (read more)

Revolution and Constitution Era
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Young Patriots: The Remarkable Story of Two Men, Their Impossible Plan, and the Revolution That Created the Constitution

Charles A Cerami

Cerami spins a good historical tale. --Kirkus Reviews Seven years after the revolution, America was in crisis. The government didn't work, but the citizens didn't care--or were in a state of rebellion. Then two unknown men, Hamilton and Madison (unknown... (read more)

Franklin, Benjamin
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Walter Isaacson

Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us -- an ambitious urban entrepreneur who rose up the social ladder, from leather-aproned shopkeeper to dining with kings. In bestselling author Walter Isaacson's vivid and witty full-scale biography,... (read more)

Paine, Thomas
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The Trouble with Tom: The Strange Afterlife and Times of Thomas Paine

Paul Collins

Paul Collins travels the globe piecing together the missing body and soul of one of our most enigmatic founding fathers: Thomas Paine. A typical book about an American founding father doesn't start at a gay piano bar and end in a sewage ditch. But... (read more)

First Ladies
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Secret Lives of the First Ladies: What Your Teachers Never Told You about the Women of the White House

Cormac Obrian

Scandals, Seduction, Addiction, Adultery, Horrific Fashions—And the White House?!?   Your high school history teachers never gave you a book like this one! Secret Lives of the First Ladies features outrageous and uncensored profiles of the... (read more)

1945 to Present
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The Fear Within: Spies, Commies, and American Democracy on Trial

Scott Martelle

Sixty years ago political divisions in the United States ran even deeper than today's name-calling showdowns between the left and right. Back then, to call someone a communist was to threaten that person's career, family, freedom, and, sometimes, life... (read more)

Social and Economic History
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Linkedin for Business: How Advertisers, Marketers and Salespeople Get Leads, Sales and Profits from Linkedin (Que Biz-Tech)

Brian Carter

Increase Your LinkedIn Leads, Sales, and Profits: Attract Higher-Quality Leads, Market More Effectively, Boost Your Sales This book delivers a complete system for profiting from LinkedIn. Top social media marketer Brian Carter shows you how to use... (read more)

US Presidency
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Years of Lyndon Johnson Series #0002: Means of Ascent: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Vol. 2

Robert A Caro

Robert A. Caro's life of Lyndon Johnson, which began with the greatly acclaimed The Path to Power, also winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, continues -- one of the richest, most intensive and most revealing examinations ever undertaken of... (read more)

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