"Jay Winik has written a mesmerizing study of April 1865. It is a brilliantly written account.”

– Robert Dallek    read more »

Jay Winik is one of the nation's leading historians and the author of the New York Times bestseller April 1865. read more »

Media & Events

  • The Great Upheaval hits the New York Times Bestseller List: 09/07
  • Appearance: New York Historical Society (New York, NY): 10/14 – 6:30 pm
  • Interview by Edward Morris in BookPage
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The Era that Redefined History
New York Times Bestseller

New York Times and #1 Bestseller

Award-winning documentary on the History Channel