History / Modern Audiobooks

Dead WakeWe 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 Ariel Durant, Barbara W. Tuchman and Erik Larson. Choose from an impressive variety of books including well-known titles like The Age of Voltaire, The Age of Napoleon and Dead Wake 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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The Secret of Chanel No. 5: The Intimate History of the Worlds Most Famous Perfume, by Tilar J. Mazzeo 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Secret of Chanel No. 5: The Intimate History of the World's Most Famous Perfume by Tilar J. Mazzeo July 2012
The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898, by Evan Thomas 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898 by Evan Thomas July 2012
Voyagers of the Titanic: Passengers, Sailors, Shipbuilders, Aristocrats, and the Worlds They Came From, by Richard Davenport-Hines 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Voyagers of the Titanic: Passengers, Sailors, Shipbuilders, Aristocrats, and the Worlds They Came From by Richard Davenport-Hines July 2012
George F. Kennan: An American Life, by John Lewis Gaddis 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 George F. Kennan: An American Life by John Lewis Gaddis July 2012
Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty, by William Bligh 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty by William Bligh July 2012
The Speckled Monster: A Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox, by Jennifer Lee Carrell 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 The Speckled Monster: A Historical Tale of Battling Smallpox by Jennifer Lee Carrell May 2012
The Eskimo and the Oil Man: The Battle at the Top of the World for America’s Future, by Bob Reiss 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Eskimo and the Oil Man: The Battle at the Top of the World for America’s Future by Bob Reiss May 2012
Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China, by Paul French 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China by Paul French April 2012
Crossing the Borders of Time: A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed, by Leslie Maitland 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Crossing the Borders of Time: A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed by Leslie Maitland April 2012
Rights of Man, by Thomas Paine 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rights of Man by Thomas Paine February 2012
Thinking the Twentieth Century, by Tony Judt 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Thinking the Twentieth Century by Tony Judt February 2012
Civilization: The West and the Rest, by Niall Ferguson 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Civilization: The West and the Rest by Niall Ferguson November 2011
The March of Folly: From Troy to Vietnam, by Barbara W. Tuchman 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 The March of Folly: From Troy to Vietnam by Barbara W. Tuchman November 2011
Moscow, December 25, 1991: The Last Day of the Soviet Union, by Conor O’Clery, Conor O’Clery 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Moscow, December 25, 1991: The Last Day of the Soviet Union by Conor O’Clery, Conor O’Clery October 2011
Heroes of History: A Brief History of Civilization from Ancient Times to the Dawn of the Modern Age, by Will Durant 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Heroes of History: A Brief History of Civilization from Ancient Times to the Dawn of the Modern Age by Will Durant July 2011
A Covert Affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS, by Jennet Conant 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 A Covert Affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS by Jennet Conant April 2011
To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian, by Stephen E. Ambrose 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian by Stephen E. Ambrose March 2011
Tales of the Alhambra, by Washington Irving 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tales of the Alhambra by Washington Irving December 2010
Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends, by Tom Segev 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends by Tom Segev September 2010
A World Destroyed: Hiroshima and Its Legacies, by Martin J. Sherwin 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 A World Destroyed: Hiroshima and Its Legacies by Martin J. Sherwin July 2010
The Ninth: Beethoven and the World in 1824, by Harvey Sachs 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Ninth: Beethoven and the World in 1824 by Harvey Sachs June 2010
The Most Powerful Idea in the World: A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention, by William Rosen 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Most Powerful Idea in the World: A Story of Steam, Industry, and Invention by William Rosen June 2010
Hunting Evil: The Nazi War Criminals Who Escaped and the Quest to Bring Them to Justice, by Guy Walters 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Hunting Evil: The Nazi War Criminals Who Escaped and the Quest to Bring Them to Justice by Guy Walters May 2010
Winston’s War: Churchill, 1940-1945, by Max Hastings 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Winston’s War: Churchill, 1940-1945 by Max Hastings April 2010
The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn, by Alison Weir 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn by Alison Weir January 2010
The Rise of Nuclear Iran: How Tehran Defies the West, by Dore Gold 4.38 out of 54.38 out of 54.38 out of 54.38 out of 54.38 out of 5 The Rise of Nuclear Iran: How Tehran Defies the West by Dore Gold November 2009
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
The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War, by Nicholas Thompson 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 The Hawk and the Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan, and the History of the Cold War by Nicholas Thompson September 2009

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