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cover title author avg rating rating my rating date read date added
 
The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century
3.87
really liked it
Jun 04, 2016
Jan 07, 2016
 
Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
3.64
really liked it
Jul 17, 2015
Jul 14, 2015
 
The Metaphysical Club
4.07
it was amazing
not set
Mar 21, 2015
 
One Summer: America, 1927
4.05
really liked it
not set
Aug 27, 2014
 
The Story of America: Essays on Origins
4.09
really liked it
not set
Mar 09, 2014
 
The Money Men: Capitalism, Democracy, and the Hundred Years' War Over the American Dollar
3.44
it was amazing
Mar 2014
Feb 27, 2014
 
The Mansion of Happiness: A History of Life and Death
3.46
really liked it
Nov 21, 2013
Oct 09, 2013
 
Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency
4.02
liked it
Sep 16, 2012
Aug 31, 2012
 
William Henry Harrison (The American Presidents, #9)
3.55
really liked it
not set
Aug 03, 2012
 
As Texas Goes...: How the Lone Star State Hijacked the American Agenda
3.67
it was amazing
not set
Aug 02, 2012
 
Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power
4.09
it was amazing
Jul 2012
Jul 01, 2012
 
The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine
4.23
it was amazing
not set
Oct 11, 2011
 
When Everything Changed: The Amazing Journey of American Women from 1960 to the Present
4.07
really liked it
Sep 03, 2011
Aug 31, 2011
 
Meet You in Hell: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and the Bitter Partnership That Changed America
3.79
liked it
May 15, 2011
May 11, 2011
 
American Colossus: The Triumph of Capitalism, 1865-1900
3.83
it was amazing
May 20, 2011
Apr 15, 2011
 
A Nation Rising: Untold Tales of Flawed Founders, Fallen Heroes, and Forgotten Fighters from America's Hidden History
3.60
really liked it
not set
Mar 13, 2011
 
Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime
4.09
it was amazing
Feb 03, 2011
Feb 02, 2011
 
Five Points: The Nineteenth-Century New York City Neighborhood That Invented Tap Dance, Stole Elections and Became the World's Most Notorious Slum
3.96
really liked it
Nov 13, 2009
Oct 28, 2009
 
Wrestling with Moses: How Jane Jacobs Took On New York's Master Builder and Transformed the American City
3.79
really liked it
not set
Oct 06, 2009
 
Farewell to Manzanar: A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internment
3.50
liked it
not set
Jun 11, 2009
 
Capital City: New York City And The Men Behind America's Rise To Economic Dominance, 1860 1900
3.28
really liked it
not set
Mar 24, 2008
 
Party of the People: A History of the Democrats
3.71
liked it
Dec 2007
Dec 06, 2007
 
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
4.04
really liked it
not set
Nov 03, 2007
 
Founding Father: Rediscovering George Washington
3.85
liked it
not set
Sep 12, 2007
 
Alexander Hamilton, American
3.64
liked it
not set
Sep 12, 2007
 
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
3.90
liked it
not set
Sep 12, 2007
 
American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson
3.90
it was ok
Dec 2005
Aug 31, 2007
 
Big Chief Elizabeth: The Adventures and Fate of the First English Colonists in America
3.94
liked it
Nov 2005
Aug 23, 2007
 
Alexander Hamilton: A Life
3.79
liked it
Nov 2005
Aug 23, 2007
 
Washington's Crossing
4.11
liked it
Jul 2005
Aug 23, 2007