"April 1865 is a superb piece of history. Jay Winik is a master storyteller with a remarkable tale to tell.”

– Doris Kearns Goodwin    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: National Book Festival (Washington, DC) : 09/05 – 3:14 pm
  • Interview by Edward Morris in BookPage
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The Era that Redefined History
New York Times Bestseller

New York Times #1

New York Times Bestseller

Award-winning documentary on the History Channel