Russell Shorto
AUTHOR

Russell Shorto

RUSSELL SHORTO's latest book is "Revolution Song: A Story of American Freedom," which Gordon S. Wood calls "an engaging, readable and surprisingly complete account of the American Revolution" and "a tour de force." He is also author of the bestseller "The Island at the Center of the World" and of "Amsterdam: A History of the World's Most Liberal City." His books have been published in fourteen languages. From 2008 to 2013 he was the director of the John Adams Institute in Amsterdam.

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Best Sellers

    • The Island at the Center of the World

    • The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony That Shaped America
    • By: Russell Shorto
    • Narrated by: Russell Shorto
    • Length: 14 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 119

    In a landmark work of history, Russell Shorto presents astonishing information on the founding of our nation and reveals in detail the crucial role of the Dutch in making America what it is today....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing history!

    • By Catherine Repice on 02-27-17

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Amsterdam

    • A History of the World's Most Liberal City
    • By: Russell Shorto
    • Narrated by: Russell Shorto
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 338
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 311
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 308

    An endlessly entertaining portrait of the city of Amsterdam and the ideas that make it unique, by the author of the acclaimed Island at the Center of the World....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Worth Reading - Highly Recommended

    • By Whit B on 05-12-14

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Revolution Song

    • A Story of American Freedom
    • By: Russell Shorto
    • Narrated by: Russell Shorto
    • Length: 18 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    From the author of the acclaimed history The Island at the Center of the World, an intimate new epic of the American Revolution that reinforces its meaning for today....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By Teri Marshall on 09-05-18

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Descartes' Bones

    • A Skeletal History of the Conflict between Faith and Reason
    • By: Russell Shorto
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 221
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 86
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 84

    In this book Shorto brilliantly shows how this argument first started with Descartes and how his ideas (and bones) have remained central to this theoretical struggle for over 350 years....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Philosophy of Modernity

    • By Roger on 06-17-09
    • A Skeletal History of the Conflict between Faith and Reason
    • By: Russell Shorto
    • Narrated by: Paul Hecht
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Release date: 11-06-08
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 221 ratings

    Regular price: $24.49

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