"Spectacular. Riveting. Winik showcases his dazzling ability to capture the drama of history.  This is one of those books you want to buy for your friends and family. And our country’s current leaders.”

– Deirdre Donahue, USA TODAY    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 »

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The Era that Redefined History
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New York Times and #1 Bestseller

Award-winning documentary on the History Channel