AL History Catalog
TitleJoy Goddess
AuthorBundles, A'Lelia
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional/African American & Black
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/20th Century
ISBN-139781416544425
On Sale06/01/25
Title StatusNYP
US Price$28.99
CDN Price$38.99
Pages288
Cover StatusRFC
A vibrant, deeply researched biography of A’Lelia Walker—daughter of Madam C.J. Walker and herself a central figure of the Harlem Renaissance—written by her great-granddaughter.
TitleEleanor
AuthorMichaelis, David
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
ISBN-139781439192016
On Sale10/06/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$35
CDN Price$47
Pages720
Cover StatusFinal
New York Times Bestseller

Prizewinning bestselling author David Michaelis presents a “stunning” (The Wall Street Journal) breakthrough portrait of Eleanor Roosevelt, America’s longest-serving First Lady, an avatar of democracy whose ever-expanding agency as diplomat, activist, and humanitarian made her one of the world’s most widely admired and influential women.
TitleAuthor in Chief
AuthorFehrman, Craig
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/Executive Branch
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/General
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
ISBN-139781476786391
On Sale02/11/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages448
Cover StatusFinal
“One of the best books on the American presidency to appear in recent years.” —Thomas Mallon, The Wall Street Journal

“Fun and fascinating…It’s witty, charming, and fantastically learned. I loved it.” —Rick Perlstein

Based on a decade of research and reporting, Author in Chief tells the story of America’s presidents as authors—and offers a delightful new window into the public and private lives of our highest leaders.
TitleThe Best Presidential Writing
Author
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/Executive Branch
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/General
Category Full 3LITERARY CRITICISM / American/General
ISBN-139781476788531
On Sale10/20/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages512
Cover StatusFinal
A sweeping and groundbreaking treasury of the most essential presidential writings, featuring a mix of the beloved and the little-known, from stirring speeches and shrewd remarks to behind-the-scenes drafts and unpublished autobiographies.
TitleReaganland
AuthorPerlstein, Rick
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/20th Century
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / General
ISBN-139781476793054
On Sale08/18/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$40
CDN Price$54
Pages1120
Cover StatusFinal
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2020

From the bestselling author of Nixonland and The Invisible Bridge comes the dramatic conclusion of how conservatism took control of American political power.
TitleThaddeus Stevens
AuthorLevine, Bruce
Sub-ImprintSimon & Schuster
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/Civil War Period
Category Full 2BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Social Activists
ISBN-139781476793375
On Sale03/02/21
Title StatusAS
US Price$28
CDN Price$37
Pages320
Cover StatusFinal
A “powerful” (The Wall Street Journal) biography of one of the 19th century’s greatest statesmen, encompassing his decades-long fight against slavery and his postwar struggle to bring racial justice to America.
TitleLife on the Mississippi
AuthorBuck, Rinker
Sub-ImprintAvid Reader press
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / Expeditions & Discoveries
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/General
Category Full 3TRAVEL / Essays & Travelogues
ISBN-139781501106378
On Sale08/09/22
Title StatusAS
US Price$32.5
CDN Price$44
Pages416
Cover StatusFinal
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * “Audacious…Life on the Mississippi sparkles.” —The Wall Street Journal * “A rich mix of history, reporting, and personal introspection.” —St. Louis Post-Dispatch * “Both a travelogue and an engaging history lesson about America’s westward expansion.” —The Christian Science Monitor

The eagerly awaited return of master American storyteller Rinker Buck, Life on the Mississippi is an epic, enchanting blend of history and adventure in which Buck builds a wooden flatboat from the grand “flatboat era” of the 1800s and sails it down the Mississippi River, illuminating the forgotten past of America’s first western frontier.
TitleThe Deerfield Massacre
AuthorSwanson, James L.
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/Colonial Period
Category Full 2HISTORY / Indigenous Peoples of the Americas
Category Full 3HISTORY / United States/State & Local/New England
ISBN-139781501108167
On Sale02/27/24
Title StatusBSB
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages336
Cover StatusFinal
From the New York Times bestselling author of Manhunt (now an Apple TV+ series) and in the tradition of Empire of the Summer Moon comes a spellbinding account of a forgotten chapter in American history: the deadly confrontation between natives and colonists in Massachusetts in 1704 and the tragic saga that unfolded.
TitleThe Three-Cornered War
AuthorNelson, Megan Kate
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1HISTORY / United States/Civil War Period
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/19th Century
Category Full 3BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Military
ISBN-139781501152542
On Sale02/11/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$29
CDN Price$39
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in History

A dramatic, riveting, and “fresh look at a region typically obscured in accounts of the Civil War. American history buffs will relish this entertaining and eye-opening portrait” (Publishers Weekly).
TitleWashington's End
AuthorHorn, Jonathan
Sub-ImprintScribner
FormatHardcover
Category Full 1BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Presidents & Heads of State
Category Full 2HISTORY / United States/Revolutionary Period
Category Full 3POLITICAL SCIENCE / American Government/General
ISBN-139781501154232
On Sale02/11/20
Title StatusAS
US Price$30
CDN Price$39.99
Pages352
Cover StatusFinal
Popular historian and former White House speechwriter Jonathan Horn tells the astonishing true story of George Washington’s forgotten last years—the personalities, plotting, and private torment that unraveled America’s first post-presidency.