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A Spy Among FriendsWe offer the widest selection of history/modern audio books that you'll find anywhere online. Our history/modern collection includes listens from acclaimed authors such as Ben MacIntyre, George Orwell and James Bradley. Choose from an impressive variety of books including well-known titles like A Spy Among Friends, Flags of Our Fathers and Homage to Catalonia to name a few. You're sure to find plenty of excellent choices that will keep you entertained for many hours!

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A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal, by Ben MacIntyre 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal by Ben MacIntyre July 2014
Homage to Catalonia, by George Orwell 4.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 5 Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell March 2009
Flags of Our Fathers, by James Bradley, Ron Powers 4.29 out of 54.29 out of 54.29 out of 54.29 out of 54.29 out of 5 Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley, Ron Powers July 2000
The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II, by Gregory A. Freeman 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Forgotten 500: The Untold Story of the Men Who Risked All for the Greatest Rescue Mission of World War II by Gregory A. Freeman October 2007
Generation Kill: Devildogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War, by Evan Wright 4.34 out of 54.34 out of 54.34 out of 54.34 out of 54.34 out of 5 Generation Kill: Devildogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War by Evan Wright October 2008
Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Familys Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris, by Alex Kershaw 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris by Alex Kershaw August 2015
The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World before the War, 1890–1914, by Barbara W. Tuchman 3.92 out of 53.92 out of 53.92 out of 53.92 out of 53.92 out of 5 The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World before the War, 1890–1914 by Barbara W. Tuchman January 2006
The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution, by David  Wootton 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Invention of Science: A New History of the Scientific Revolution by David Wootton April 2016
A General History of the Pyrates: From Their First Rise and Settlement in the Island of Providence, to the Present Time, by Daniel Defoe 2.67 out of 52.67 out of 52.67 out of 52.67 out of 52.67 out of 5 A General History of the Pyrates: From Their First Rise and Settlement in the Island of Providence, to the Present Time by Daniel Defoe November 2016
The Year That Changed the World: The Untold Story Behind the Fall of the Berlin Wall, by Michael Meyer 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 The Year That Changed the World: The Untold Story Behind the Fall of the Berlin Wall by Michael Meyer November 2009
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitlers Berlin, by Erik Larson 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson May 2011
The Cold War: A New History, by John Lewis Gaddis 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Cold War: A New History by John Lewis Gaddis October 2007
We Two: Victoria and Albert: Rulers, Partners, Rivals, by Gillian Gill 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 We Two: Victoria and Albert: Rulers, Partners, Rivals by Gillian Gill May 2009
Patton at the Battle of the Bulge: How the General’s Tanks Turned the Tide at Bastogne, by Leo Barron 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Patton at the Battle of the Bulge: How the General’s Tanks Turned the Tide at Bastogne by Leo Barron November 2014
The Last Goodnight: A World War II Story of Espionage, Adventure, and Betrayal, by Howard Blum 4.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 54.33 out of 5 The Last Goodnight: A World War II Story of Espionage, Adventure, and Betrayal by Howard Blum April 2016
Lenins Tomb: The Last Days Of The Soviet Empire, by David Remnick 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days Of The Soviet Empire by David Remnick December 2015
Becoming Queen Victoria: The Unexpected Rise of Britains Greatest Monarch, by Kate Williams 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Becoming Queen Victoria: The Unexpected Rise of Britain's Greatest Monarch by Kate Williams December 2016
The End of the Road, by Tom Bodett 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The End of the Road by Tom Bodett July 2000
City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris, by Holly Tucker 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 City of Light, City of Poison: Murder, Magic, and the First Police Chief of Paris by Holly Tucker March 2017
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, by Timothy Snyder 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder February 2017
The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East, by Guy Laron 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Six-Day War: The Breaking of the Middle East by Guy Laron February 2017
Victoria, by Stanley Weintraub 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Victoria by Stanley Weintraub January 2017
A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order, by Richard Haass 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 A World in Disarray: American Foreign Policy and the Crisis of the Old Order by Richard Haass January 2017
The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World’s Most Dynamic Region, by Michael R. Auslin 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World’s Most Dynamic Region by Michael R. Auslin January 2017
Odyssey of the West V: A Classic Education through the Great Books: Enlightenment, Revolution, and Renewal, by Timothy B. Shutt 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Odyssey of the West V: A Classic Education through the Great Books: Enlightenment, Revolution, and Renewal by Timothy B. Shutt December 2016
The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars, by Dava Sobel 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Glass Universe: How the Ladies of the Harvard Observatory Took the Measure of the Stars by Dava Sobel December 2016
The Purple Diaries: Mary Astor and the Most Sensational Hollywood Scandal of the 1930s , by Joseph Egan 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Purple Diaries: Mary Astor and the Most Sensational Hollywood Scandal of the 1930s by Joseph Egan November 2016
Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonalds Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away, by Lisa Napoli 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Ray & Joan: The Man Who Made the McDonald's Fortune and the Woman Who Gave It All Away by Lisa Napoli November 2016
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