History / Modern Audiobooks

The Last Stand of the Tin Can SailorsWe 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 James D. Hornfischer and Steven Johnson. Choose from an impressive variety of books including well-known titles like The Ghost Map, The Forgotten 500 and The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors 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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In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitlers Berlin Audiobook, 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
A Covert Affair: Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS Audiobook, 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
Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India Audiobook, by Joseph Lelyveld 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India by Joseph Lelyveld March 2011
The Radicalism of the American Revolution Audiobook, by Gordon S. Wood 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 The Radicalism of the American Revolution by Gordon S. Wood March 2011
To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian Audiobook, 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
33 Men: Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Miners Audiobook, by Jonathan Franklin 3.4 out of 53.4 out of 53.4 out of 53.4 out of 53.4 out of 5 33 Men: Inside the Miraculous Survival and Dramatic Rescue of the Chilean Miners by Jonathan Franklin February 2011
Tales of the Alhambra Audiobook, 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
Driven West: Andrew Jacksons Trail of Tears to the Civil War Audiobook, by A. J. Langguth 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Driven West: Andrew Jackson's Trail of Tears to the Civil War by A. J. Langguth November 2010
Pirates of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean Audiobook, by Adrian Tinniswood 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Pirates of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean by Adrian Tinniswood November 2010
The Twilight Warriors: The Deadliest Naval Battle of World War II and the Men Who Fought It Audiobook, by Robert Gandt 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Twilight Warriors: The Deadliest Naval Battle of World War II and the Men Who Fought It by Robert Gandt November 2010
The Killing of Crazy Horse Audiobook, by Thomas Powers 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Killing of Crazy Horse by Thomas Powers November 2010
And the Show Went On: Cultural Life in Nazi-Occupied Paris Audiobook, by Alan Riding 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 And the Show Went On: Cultural Life in Nazi-Occupied Paris by Alan Riding October 2010
The Lost Peace: Leadership in a Time of Horror and Hope: 1945-1953 Audiobook, by Robert Dallek 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Lost Peace: Leadership in a Time of Horror and Hope: 1945-1953 by Robert Dallek October 2010
The Gun Audiobook, by C. J. Chivers 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Gun by C. J. Chivers October 2010
East of Chosin: Entrapment and Breakout in Korea, 1950 Audiobook, by Roy E. Appleman 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 East of Chosin: Entrapment and Breakout in Korea, 1950 by Roy E. Appleman September 2010
1939: Countdown to War Audiobook, by Richard Overy 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 1939: Countdown to War by Richard Overy September 2010
Rival Rails: The Race to Build Americas Greatest Transcontinental Railroad Audiobook, by Walter R. Borneman 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Rival Rails: The Race to Build America's Greatest Transcontinental Railroad by Walter R. Borneman September 2010
Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends Audiobook, 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
The Black Nile: One Mans Amazing Journey Through Peace and War on the Worlds Longest River Audiobook, by Dan Morrison 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The Black Nile: One Man's Amazing Journey Through Peace and War on the World's Longest River by Dan Morrison August 2010
Churchills Empire: The World That Made Him and the World He Made Audiobook, by Richard Toye 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Churchill's Empire: The World That Made Him and the World He Made by Richard Toye August 2010
This Kind of War: The Classic Korean War History Audiobook, by T. R. Fehrenbach 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 This Kind of War: The Classic Korean War History by T. R. Fehrenbach July 2010
A World Destroyed: Hiroshima and Its Legacies Audiobook, 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
Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War Audiobook, by Bruce Henderson 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Hero Found: The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War by Bruce Henderson June 2010
High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg Audiobook, by Niall Ferguson 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 High Financier: The Lives and Time of Siegmund Warburg by Niall Ferguson June 2010
The Ninth: Beethoven and the World in 1824 Audiobook, 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 Audiobook, 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 Audiobook, 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
In the Footsteps of the Band of Brothers: A Return to Easy Companys Battlefields with Sergeant Forrest Guth Audiobook, by Larry Alexander 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 In the Footsteps of the Band of Brothers: A Return to Easy Company's Battlefields with Sergeant Forrest Guth by Larry Alexander May 2010
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