Audiobooks Narrated by Walter Isaacson

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  1. The Eye of the World: Book One of The Wheel of Time Audiobook The Eye of the World: Book One of The Wheel of Time
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  3. Under the Whispering Door Audiobook Under the Whispering Door
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  4. The Last Days of John Lennon Audiobook The Last Days of John Lennon
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  5. Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing: Inspired by the hit BBC series Audiobook Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing: Inspired by the hit BBC series
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  6. Go Set a Watchman Audiobook Go Set a Watchman
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  8. It Ends With Us Audiobook It Ends With Us
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The American Story: Conversations with Master Historians Audiobook

The American Story: Conversations with Master Historians

In revealing conversations with our greatest historians, cofounder of The Carlyle Group and patriotic philanthropist David M. Rubenstein takes listeners on a sweeping journey across the grand arc of the American story. These lively dialogues present some of the biggest names in American history exploring the subjects they intimately know and understand. You'll hear live recordings of: —David McCullough on John Adams —Ron Chernow on Alexander Hamilton —Walter Isaacson on Benjamin Franklin —Cokie Roberts on Founding Mothers —Doris Kearns Goodwin on Abraham Lincoln —A. Scott Berg on Charles Lindbergh —Jay Winik on Franklin D. Roosevelt and 1944 —Jean Edward Smith on Dwight D. Eisenhower —Taylor Branch on Martin Luther King —Bob Woodward on Richard Nixon —H.W. Brands on Ronald Reagan —And a special conversation with Chief Justice John Roberts Through his popular program The David Rubenstein Show, David Rubenstein has established himself as one of today's most thoughtful interviewers. Now, in The American Story, David shares almost a dozen interviews that capture the brilliance of today's most esteemed historians, as well as the souls of their subjects. The audiobook presents archival recordings of these interviews and features new introductions by Rubenstein as well as a foreword by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, the first woman and the first African American to lead our national library. Through these captivating exchanges, these bestselling and Pulitzer Prize–winning authors offer fresh insight on pivotal moments from the Founding Era to the late 20th century.

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The Genius of Innovation Audiobook

The Genius of Innovation

Author: Walter Isaacson Narrator: Walter Isaacson Release Date: March 2015

Walter Isaacson, CEO of the Aspen Institute, former chairman of CNN and former managing editor of Time, closes the Seven Days of Genius festival with a lecture on the one-in-a-million geniuses whose work has impacted every aspect of our lives today: the people who created the computer and the internet.

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Profiles in Leadership Audiobook

Profiles in Leadership

Author: Nicholas Hormann Narrator: Nicholas Hormann, Walter Isaacson Release Date: October 2010

The best historians in the land consider examples of great leadership, well known and surprising, from Washington to Willkie and more. What made FDR a more successful leader during the Depression crisis than Hoover? Why was Eisenhower more effective as supreme commander during World War II than he was as president? Why was Grant one of the best presidents of his day, if not in all of American history? What drove Bobby Kennedy into the scrum of electoral politics? Who was Pauli Murray and why was she one of the most decisive figures in the movement for civil rights? Find the surprising and revelatory answers to these questions and more in this collection of new essays by great historians, including Sean Wilentz, Alan Brinkley, Annette Gordon-Reed, Jean Strouse, Robert Dallek, Frances FitzGerald, and others. Entertaining and insightful individually, taken together the essays represent a valuable set of reflections on the enduring ingredients of leadership.

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