History Audiobooks, 2019-2020

Inspired by a Twitter exchange, I realized that I have not updated my list of history audiobooks since July 2019. Here are 43 I’ve listened to since then, mostly on Audible.com, some from Scribd or Chirp. It’s especially nice to see more university presses joining the club. Special thanks to Rebecca Tushnet for entering most of these in our LibraryThing account.

Armstrong, KarenFields of Blood: Religion and the History of ViolenceAnchor (2015), Edition: Reprint, 528 pages
Catton, BruceThe Battle of GettysburgCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (2016), 146 pages
Chatelain, MarciaFranchise : the golden arches in black AmericaNew York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2020.
Cleves, Rachel HopeCharity and Sylvia : a same-sex marriage in early AmericaOxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Cline, Eric H.Digging Up Armageddon : The Search For the Lost City of SolomonPrinceton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2020]
Cox, Karen L.Goat Castle: A True Story of Murder, Race, and the Gothic SouthThe University of North Carolina Press (2017), 240 pages
Dalrymple, WilliamThe Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an EmpireBloomsbury Publishing (2019), Edition: 1, 684 pages
Deer, BrianThe doctor who fooled the world : science, deception, and the war on vaccinesBaltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020.
Dickey, JeffRising in flames : Sherman’s March and the fight for a new nationNew York, NY : Pegasus Books, 2018.
Dunbar, Erica ArmstrongNever caught : the Washingtons’ relentless pursuit of their runaway slave, Ona JudgeNew York : 37 Ink/Atria, [2017]
Egan, TimothyThe Immortal Irishman : the Irish revolutionary who became an American heroBoston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.
Grandin, GregThe end of the myth : from the frontier to the wall in the mind of AmericaNew York : Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company, 2019.
Grann, DavidKillers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBIVintage (2018), Edition: Reprint, 400 pages
Hochschild, AdamBury the chains : prophets and rebels in the fight to free an empire’s slavesBoston : Houghton Mifflin, c2005.
Hoganson, Kristin L.The Heartland: An American HistoryPenguin Press (2019), 432 pages
Jacoby, KarlThe strange career of William Ellis : the Texas slave who became a Mexican millionaireNew York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
Jacoby, KarlShadows at dawn : a borderlands massacre and the violence of historyNew York : Penguin Press, 2008.
Karp, MatthewThis vast southern empire : slaveholders at the helm of American foreign policyCambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2016.
Keefe, Patrick RaddenSay nothing : a true story of murder and memory in Northern IrelandNew York : Doubleday, [2019]
Kertzer, David I.The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in EuropeRandom House Trade Paperbacks (2015), 592 pages
Krist, GaryEmpire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New OrleansBroadway Books (2015), Edition: Reprint, 448 pages
Levin, Kevin M.Searching for black Confederates : the Civil War’s most persistent mythChapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2019]
Logevall, FredrikEmbers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s VietnamRandom House Trade Paperbacks (2014), Edition: Reprint, 864 pages
Malcolm, Joyce LeeThe tragedy of Benedict Arnold : an American lifeNew York : Pegasus Books, 2018.
Nelson, Megan KateThe three-cornered war : the Union, the Confederacy, and Native peoples in the fight for the WestNew York : Scribner, [2020]
Ngai, Mae M.The lucky ones : one family and the extraordinary invention of Chinese AmericaPrinceton : Princeton University Press, 2012.
Norton, MarcySacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures: A History of Tobacco and Chocolate in the Atlantic WorldCornell University Press (2010), 352 pages
O’Mara, Margaret PughThe Code : Silicon Valley and the remaking of AmericaNew York : Penguin Press, 2019.
Okrent, DanielThe guarded gate : bigotry, eugenics, and the law that kept two generations of Jews, Italians, and other European immigrants out of AmericaNew York : Scribner, 2019.
Oshinsky, David M.Bellevue : three centuries of medicine and mayhem at America’s most storied hospitalNew York : Doubleday, [2016]
Park, Benjamin E.Kingdom of Nauvoo : the rise and fall of a religious empire on the American frontierNew York, N.Y. : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2020]
Rankin, Joy LisiA People’s History of Computing in the United StatesHarvard University Press (2018), 336 pages
Rubenhold, HallieThe Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the RipperMariner Books (2020), Edition: Illustrated, 368 pages
Scott, James C.Against the grain : a deep history of the earliest statesNew Haven : Yale University Press, [2017]
Seo, Sarah A.Policing the open road : how cars transformed American freedomCambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019.
Stanley, AmyStranger in the Shogun’s city : a Japanese woman and her worldNew York : Scribner, 2020.
Stern, ScottThe Trials of Nina McCall: Sex, Surveillance, and the Decades-Long Government Plan to Imprison “Promiscuous” WomenBeacon Press (2018)
Stiles, T. J.Jesse James : last rebel of the Civil WarNew York : A.A. Knopf, 2002.
Tuchman, Barbara W.Practicing history : selected essaysNew York : Ballantine Books, 1982, c1981.
Turner, John G.They knew they were pilgrims : plymouth colony and the contest for american libertyNew Haven : Yale University Press, 2020.
Weatherford, JackGenghis Khan and the making of the modern worldNew York : Three Rivers Press, [2012]
Young, KevinBunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake NewsGraywolf Press (2017), Edition: First Edition, 480 pages
Zabin, Serena R.The Boston Massacre : a family historyBoston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020.