The Return of George Washington

After commanding the Continental Army to victory in the Revolutionary War, General Washington stunned the world: He retired. Four years later, as he rode from Mount Vernon to lead...

The Return of George Washington George Washington's Ascent to the Presidency

After commanding the Continental Army to victory in the Revolutionary War, General Washington stunned the world: He retired. Four years later, as he rode from Mount Vernon to lead...

To the Edges of the Earth 1909, the Race for the Three Poles, and the Climax of the Age of Exploration

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, an entwined narrative of the most adventurous year of all time, when three expeditions simultaneously raced to the top, bottom, and...

Evolution The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory

Edward J. Larson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and eminent science historian. This marvelously readable, yet sumptuously erudite work traces the development of the...

A Magnificent Catastrophe: The Tumultuous Election Of 1800, America's First Presidential Campaign [abridged]

"Pulitzer Prize-winner Larson vividly recounts America's first overtly partisan election.The colorful cast of Founders included Madison, Jay, Pinckney, Monroe and Samuel Adams;...

An Empire of Ice Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science

Published to coincide with the centenary of the first expeditions to reach the South Pole, An Empire of Ice presents a fascinating new take on Antarctic exploration. Retold with...

Franklin & Washington The Founding Partnership

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian comes a masterful, first-of-its-kind dual biography of Benjamin Franklin and George Washington, illuminating their partnership's enduring...

To The Edges Of The Earth: 1909, The Race For The Three Poles, And The Climax Of The Age Of Exploration

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, an entwined narrative of the most adventurous year of all time, when three expeditions simultaneously raced to the top, bottom, and...