"Spectacular. Riveting. Winik showcases his dazzling ability to capture the drama of history.  This is one of those books you want to buy for your friends and family. And our country’s current leaders.”

– Deirdre Donahue, USA TODAY    read more »

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

Media & Events

  • The Great Upheaval hits the New York Times Bestseller List: 09/07
  • Interview by Edward Morris in BookPage
  • “An Historic Birth” - Interview in The National Review
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