"With grace and insight and sweep, Jay Winik has given us a marvelous account of an epoch that fundamentally shaped the way we live now. The Great Upheaval is great history, vividly told. 

– Jon Meacham    read more »

Jay Winik is one of the nation's leading historians and the author of the New York Times bestseller April 1865. read more »

Media & Events

  • The Great Upheaval hits the New York Times Bestseller List: 09/07
  • Appearance: Free Library Of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pa): 10/05 – 7:30 pm
  • Interview by Edward Morris in BookPage
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The Era that Redefined History
New York Times Bestseller

New York Times and #1 Bestseller

Award-winning documentary on the History Channel