Random House: Bringing You the Best in Fiction, Nonfiction, and Children's Books
Authors
Books
eBooks
Newletters and Alerts

Subscribe to our RSS/XML feed with web-based news readers.
Click your choice:

RSS
RSS PDF
Atom Feed
Add to Google

Browse Category

Find more History books by browsing the categories below.

History:

History:

Sort: Author   Bestselling  Format   Date   Price   Title  
Killing Bin Laden - Operation Neptune Spear 2011
Killing Bin Laden - Operation Neptune Spear 2011
Written by Peter Panzeri, Illustrated by Johnny Shumate
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472804082
Our Price: $18.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Killing Bin Laden - Operation Neptune Spear 2011

Written by Peter Panzeri
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $18.95

On May 2, 2011 a ten-year manhunt drew to a deadly end as the men of the US Naval Special Warfare Development Group (a.k.a. SEAL Team Six) closed in on their prey, Osama Bin Laden, the fanatical mastermind of the terrible attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Killing Bin Laden - Operation Neptune Spear 2011

Written by Peter Panzeri
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $9.95

On May 2, 2011 a ten-year manhunt drew to a deadly end as the men of the US Naval Special Warfare Development Group (a.k.a. SEAL Team Six) closed in on their prey, Osama Bin Laden, the fanatical mastermind of the terrible attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
The First Family Detail
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler, Read by Michael Bybee
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780804164993
Our Price: $35.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler
Read by Michael Bybee


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $35.00

As in a play, presidents, vice presidents, and presidential candidates perform on stage for the public and the media. What the nation’s leaders are really like and what goes on behind the scenes remains hidden. Secret Service agents have a front row seat on their private lives and those of their... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
The First Family Detail
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler, Read by Michael Bybee
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804165006
Our Price: $17.50

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler
Read by Michael Bybee


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $17.50

As in a play, presidents, vice presidents, and presidential candidates perform on stage for the public and the media. What the nation’s leaders are really like and what goes on behind the scenes remains hidden. Secret Service agents have a front row seat on their private lives and those of their... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audio CD, eBook and a hardcover.
The First Family Detail
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780804139212
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $26.00

As in a play, presidents, vice presidents, and presidential candidates perform on stage for the public and the media. What the nation’s leaders are really like and what goes on behind the scenes remains hidden. Secret Service agents have a front row seat on their private lives and those of their... Read more >
The First Family Detail
The First Family Detail
Written by Ronald Kessler
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804139229
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
The First Family Detail
Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of the Presidents
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: August 5, 2014
Price: $12.99

As in a play, presidents, vice presidents, and presidential candidates perform on stage for the public and the media. What the nation’s leaders are really like and what goes on behind the scenes remains hidden. Secret Service agents have a front row seat on their private lives and those of their... Read more >
Days of Fire
Days of Fire
Written by Peter Baker
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385525190
Our Price: $17.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Days of Fire
Bush and Cheney in the White House
Written by Peter Baker


Format: Trade Paperback, 832 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2014
Price: $17.95

A New York Times Top 10 Best Book of the Year
A Washington Post Notable Book

Theirs was the most captivating American political partnership since Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger: a bold and untested president and his seasoned, relentless vice president. Confronted by one crisis after another, they struggled to protect the country, remake...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.
You Are Not Forgotten
You Are Not Forgotten
Written by Bryan Bender
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307946461
Our Price: $16.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

You Are Not Forgotten
The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home
Written by Bryan Bender


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $16.95

In 1944 Major Marion “Ryan” McCown Jr., an earnest young Marine Corps pilot, came under attack by enemy fire and went down with his plane, lost to the dense jungle of Papua New Guinea. Some sixty years later, Major George Eyster V would find himself in the same sweltering and nearly... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Revolt on Goose Island
The Chicago Factory Takeover and What It Says About the Economic Crisis
Written by Kari Lydersen


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $16.00

Revised and updated, with a new afterword by the author

“There is much talk about ‘audacity’ these days, but true chutzpah is when the workers take over the factory and take on the bank. Kari Lydersen’s invaluable account of the Republic sit-down strike is an instruction manual for worker dignity.”
—Mike Davis, author... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Brokers of Deceit
Brokers of Deceit
Written by Rashid Khalidi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807033241
Our Price: $17.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Brokers of Deceit
How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East
Written by Rashid Khalidi


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $17.00


Winner of the 2014 Lionel Trilling Book Award

An examination of the failure of the United States as a broker in the Palestinian-Israeli peace process, through three key historical moments

 
For more than seven decades the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian people has raged on with no end in sight, and for... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.
Bicentennial
Bicentennial
Written by Dan Chiasson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385349819
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Bicentennial
Poems
Written by Dan Chiasson


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $26.95

From the acclaimed poet—a refreshing, singular collection of poems about boys and boyhood, historical cycles and personal history, memory and meaning.
 
Bicentennial summons the world of Chiasson’s seventies childhood in Vermont: early VCRs, snow, erections, pizza, snowmobiles, high-school cliques, and the Bicentennial celebration,  but his book is also an elegy... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Bicentennial
Bicentennial
Written by Dan Chiasson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349826
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Bicentennial
Poems
Written by Dan Chiasson


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $13.99

From the acclaimed poet—a refreshing, singular collection of poems about boys and boyhood, historical cycles and personal history, memory and meaning.
 
Bicentennial summons the world of Chiasson’s seventies childhood in Vermont: early VCRs, snow, erections, pizza, snowmobiles, high-school cliques, and the Bicentennial celebration,  but his book is also an elegy... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
Things That Matter
Things That Matter
Written by Charles Krauthammer
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804194518
Our Price: $28.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Things That Matter
Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics
Written by Charles Krauthammer


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $28.00

 From America’s preeminent columnist, named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in the nation, the long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer’s essential, timeless writings.
 
A brilliant stylist known for an uncompromising honesty that challenges conventional wisdom at every turn, Krauthammer has for decades daz­zled readers with his keen insight... Read more >
Sex Workers Unite
Sex Workers Unite
Written by Melinda Chateauvert
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807061398
Our Price: $26.95
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Sex Workers Unite
A History of the Movement from Stonewall to SlutWalk
Written by Melinda Chateauvert


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $26.95

A provocative history that reveals how sex workers have been at the vanguard of social justice movements for the past fifty years while building a movement of their own that challenges our ideas about labor, sexuality, feminism, and freedom
 
Documenting five decades of sex-worker activism, Sex Workers Unite is a fresh... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
Sex Workers Unite
A History of the Movement from Stonewall to SlutWalk
Written by Melinda Chateauvert


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $26.95

A provocative history that reveals how sex workers have been at the vanguard of social justice movements for the past fifty years while building a movement of their own that challenges our ideas about labor, sexuality, feminism, and freedom
 
Fifty countries treat sex work as a legitimate job, and it... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Things That Matter
Things That Matter
Written by Charles Krauthammer, Read by Charles Krauthammer and George Newbern
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780553398328
Our Price: $45.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Things That Matter
Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics
Written by Charles Krauthammer
Read by Charles Krauthammer and George Newbern


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: December 26, 2013
Price: $45.00

 From America’s preeminent columnist, named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in the nation, the long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer’s essential, timeless writings.
 
A brilliant stylist known for an uncompromising honesty that challenges conventional wisdom at every turn, Krauthammer has for decades daz­zled readers with his keen insight... Read more >
Things That Matter
Things That Matter
Written by Charles Krauthammer, Read by Charles Krauthammer and George Newbern
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553398304
Our Price: $22.50

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

Things That Matter
Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics
Written by Charles Krauthammer
Read by Charles Krauthammer and George Newbern


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: December 10, 2013
Price: $22.50

 From America’s preeminent columnist, named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in the nation, the long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer’s essential, timeless writings.
 
A brilliant stylist known for an uncompromising honesty that challenges conventional wisdom at every turn, Krauthammer has for decades daz­zled readers with his keen insight... Read more >
Ingenious
Ingenious
Written by Jason Fagone
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307591487
Our Price: $26.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Ingenious
A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to Revive America
Written by Jason Fagone


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $26.00

An epic tale of invention, in which ordinary people’s lives are changed forever by their quest to engineer a radically new kind of car
 
In 2007, the X Prize Foundation announced that it would give $10 million to anyone who could build a safe, mass-producible car that could travel 100... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Ingenious
Ingenious
Written by Jason Fagone
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307591500
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Ingenious
A True Story of Invention, Automotive Daring, and the Race to Revive America
Written by Jason Fagone


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $12.99

An epic tale of invention, in which ordinary people’s lives are changed forever by their quest to engineer a radically new kind of car
 
In 2007, the X Prize Foundation announced that it would give $10 million to anyone who could build a safe, mass-producible car that could travel 100... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover.
You Are Not Forgotten
You Are Not Forgotten
Written by Bryan Bender
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385535182
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
You Are Not Forgotten
The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home
Written by Bryan Bender


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $13.99

An inspiring and epic tale of loss and redemption about two American servicemen: a Marine Corps pilot who was shot down in WWII and the modern-day soldier determined to bring home his remains six decades later

Major George Eyster V comes from a long line of military officers, dating back... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
Days of Fire
Days of Fire
Written by Peter Baker
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385525183
Our Price: $35.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Days of Fire
Bush and Cheney in the White House
Written by Peter Baker


Format: Hardcover, 816 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $35.00

In Days of Fire, Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times, takes us on a gripping and intimate journey through the eight years of the Bush and Cheney administration in a tour-de-force narrative of a dramatic and controversial presidency.

Theirs was the most captivating American political partnership since Richard Nixon...

Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.
Days of Fire
Days of Fire
Written by Peter Baker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385536929
Our Price: $13.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Days of Fire
Bush and Cheney in the White House
Written by Peter Baker


Format: eBook, 816 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $13.99

In Days of Fire, Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times, takes us on a gripping and intimate journey through the eight years of the Bush and Cheney administration in a tour-de-force narrative of a dramatic and controversial presidency.

Theirs was the most captivating American political partnership since Richard Nixon...

Read more >
Days of Fire
Days of Fire
Written by Peter Baker, Read by Mark Deakins
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385362351
Our Price: $35.00

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

Days of Fire
Bush and Cheney in the White House
Written by Peter Baker
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $35.00

In Days of Fire, Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent for The New York Times, takes us on a gripping and intimate journey through the eight years of the Bush and Cheney administration in a tour-de-force narrative of a dramatic and controversial presidency.

Theirs was the most captivating American political partnership since Richard Nixon...

Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Things That Matter
Things That Matter
Written by Charles Krauthammer
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385349178
Our Price: $28.00
 Quantity: 1 
Buy From a Local Store

Things That Matter
Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics
Written by Charles Krauthammer


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $28.00

 From America’s preeminent columnist, named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in the nation, the long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer’s essential, timeless writings.
 
A brilliant stylist known for an uncompromising honesty that challenges conventional wisdom at every turn, Krauthammer has for decades daz­zled readers with his keen insight... Read more >
Things That Matter
Things That Matter
Written by Charles Krauthammer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385349185
Our Price: $12.99
amazon.com
barnesandnoble.com
borders.com
Google eBookStore
kobobooks.com
more>>
Things That Matter
Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics
Written by Charles Krauthammer


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $12.99

 From America’s preeminent columnist, named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in the nation, the long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer’s essential, timeless writings.
 
A brilliant stylist known for an uncompromising honesty that challenges conventional wisdom at every turn, Krauthammer has for decades daz­zled readers with his keen insight... Read more >
View pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6
Page 1 of 6
View past category highlights: