Our eBooks (by title)

45 Years with Philips: An Industrialist’s Life by Frederik Philips

A General’s Life: An Autobiography by Omar Bradley and Clay Blair

A Hero of Our Own: The Story of Varian Fry by Sheila Isenberg

A History of the Israeli Army: 1874 to the Present by Ze'ev Schiff

A Jewish Athlete: Swimming Against Stereotype in 20th Century Europe by Helen Epstein

A Life in Our Times by John Kenneth Galbraith

A Living Will by Helen Epstein

A Mind Always in Motion: The Autobiography of Emilio Segrè by Emilio Segrè

A Mind of Her Own: The Life of Karen Horney by Susan Quinn

A Nervous Splendor: Vienna 1888-1889 by Frederic Morton

A. P. Giannini: Banker of America by Felice A. Bonadio

A Preponderance of Power: National Security, the Truman Administration, and the Cold War by Melvyn Leffler

A Sense of Purpose: Recollections by Suzy Eban

A Village by the Jordan: The Story of Degania by Joseph Baratz

Abba Eban: An Autobiography by Abba Eban

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller: The Woman in the Family by Bernice Kert

Abraham Lincoln and the Union by Oscar and Lilian Handlin

Account Rendered: A Dossier on my Former Self by Melita Maschmann

Acting in Terezín by Vlasta Schönová

Adepts in Self-Portraiture: Casanova, Stendhal, Tolstoy by Stefan Zweig

Al Smith: Hero of the Cities by Matthew and Hannah Josephson

Albert Einstein: Creator and Rebel by Banesh Hoffmann

All Authors Are Equal by Fredric Warburg

Allies in War: Britain and America Against the Axis Powers, 1940-1945 by Mark Stoler

Alsos by Samuel Goudsmit

Alvarez: Adventures of a Physicist by Luis W. Alvarez

Amending America: If We Love the Constitution So Much, Why Do We Keep Trying to Change It? by Richard B. Bernstein

American Cassandra: The Life of Dorothy Thompson by Peter Kurth

American Zionism from Herzl to the Holocaust by Melvin Urofsky

Amerigo: A Comedy of Errors in History by Stefan Zweig

An American Genius: The Life of Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Father of the Cyclotron by Herbert Childs

An Occupation For Gentlemen by Fredric Warburg

Archivist on a Bicycle: Jiří Fiedler edited by Helen Epstein and Wilma Iggers

Arms and Men: A Study in American Military History by Walter Millis

Art and Argyrol: The Life and Career of Dr. Albert C. Barnes by William Schack

Assimilation, American Style by Peter Salins

Atomic Quest: A Personal Narrative by Arthur Holly Compton

Atoms, Bombs and Eskimo Kisses: A Memoir of Father and Son by Claudio Segrè

Balzac by Stefan Zweig

Baruch: The Public Years by Bernard Baruch

Becoming William James by Howard M. Feinstein

Before Golda: Manya Shochat by Rachel Yanait Ben-Zvi

Bell: Alexander Graham Bell and the Conquest of Solitude by Robert V. Bruce

Ben Shahn: An Artist’s Life by Howard Greenfeld

Berl: The Biography of a Socialist Zionist, Berl Katznelson 1887-1944 by Anita Shapira

Bernard-Lazare: Antisemitism and the problem of Jewish identity in late nineteenth-century France by Nelly Wilson

Between Harvard and America: The Educational Leadership of Charles W. Eliot by Hugh Hawkins

Blind Jump: The Story of Shaike Dan by Amos Ettinger

Boss Kettering: The Wizard of General Motors by Stuart W. Leslie

Brandeis: A Free Man’s Life by Alpheus Thomas Mason

Budapest Diary: In Search of the Motherbook by Susan Rubin Suleiman

Building A Great Library: The Coolidge Years at Harvard by William Bentinck-Smith

Calculated Risk by Mark W. Clark

Callas: Portrait of a Prima Donna by George Jellinek

Camille Claudel: A Life by Odile Ayral-Clause

Cause at Heart: A Former Communist Remembers by Junius Irving Scales and Richard Nickson

Churchill by Sebastian Haffner

Confronting the Silence: A Holocaust Survivor’s Search for God by Walter Ziffer

Counsel and Advise: A Political Biography of Samuel I. Rosenman by Samuel B. Hand

Crossroads to Israel by Christopher Sykes

Das Wesen des Judentums von Leo Baeck

David E. Lilienthal: The Journey of an American Liberal by Steven Neuse

Days of Sorrow and Pain: Leo Baeck and the Berlin Jews by Leonard Baker

Dealers and Dreamers: A New Look at the New Deal by Joseph Lash

Decision at the Chesapeake by Harold Larrabee

Defying Hitler by Sebastian Haffner

Destiny's Journey by Alfred Döblin

Dibs : Développement de la personnalité grâce à la thérapie par le jeu par Virginia Axline

Dibs: Die wunderbare Entfaltung eines menschlichen Wesens von Virginia Axline

Dibs: In Search of Self by Virginia Axline

Die Kinder des Holocaust: Gespräche mit Söhnen und Töchtern von Überlebenden von Helen Epstein

Diplomat Among Warriors by Robert Murphy

Dostoevsky by Zweig by Stefan Zweig

Dreifach heimatlos: Die Suche einer Tochter nach der verlorenen Welt ihrer Mutter von Helen Epstein

East of Home by Santha Rama Rau

Edison: A Biography by Matthew Josephson

Edward R. Murrow: An American Original by Joseph E. Persico

Eisenhower’s Lieutenants: The Campaigns of France and Germany, 1944-1945 by Russell F. Weigley

Émigré New York: French Intellectuals in Wartime Manhattan, 1940-1944 by Jeffrey Mehlman

Enrico Fermi, Physicist by Emilio Segrè

Enrico Fermi, fisico di Emilio Segrè

Erasmus of Rotterdam by Stefan Zweig

Escape Through the Pyrenees by Lisa Fittko

Every Spy A Prince: The Complete History of Israel’s Intelligence Community by Dan Raviv and Yossi Melman

Exiled in Paradise: German Refugee Artists and Intellectuals in America from the 1930s to the Present by Anthony Heilbut

Explorer of the Universe: A Biography of George Ellery Hale by Helen Wright

Failure of a Revolution: Germany 1918-1919 by Sebastian Haffner

Father Land: A Study of Authoritarianism in the German Family by Bertram Schaffner

Felix Frankfurter by Liva Baker

Fleet Admiral King: A Naval Record by Ernest J. King and Walter Muir Whitehill

For Jerusalem: A Life by Teddy Kollek and Amos Kollek

Founder: A Portrait of the First Rothschild and His Time by Amos Elon

France and the Dreyfus Affair: A Documentary History by Michael Burns

François Truffaut by Annette Insdorf

Franz Werfel: A Life in Prague, Vienna, and Hollywood by Peter Stephan Junk

Freud by Zweig by Stefan Zweig

Fritz Haber: Chemist, Nobel Laureate, German, Jew by Dietrich Stoltzenberg

From My Life: The Memoirs of Richard Willstätter by Richard Willstätter

From That Place and Time: A Memoir, 1938-1947 by Lucy S. Dawidowicz

From the American System to Mass Production 1800-1932: The Development of Manufacturing Technology in the United States by David Hounshell

From the Fair by Sholom Aleichem

Furious Improvisation: How the WPA and a Cast of Thousands Made High Art out of Desperate Times by Susan Quinn

George C. Marshall: Education of a General, 1880-1939 by Forrest C. Pogue

George C. Marshall: Ordeal and Hope, 1939-1942 by Forrest C. Pogue

George C. Marshall: Organizer of Victory, 1943-1945 by Forrest C. Pogue

George C. Marshall: Statesman, 1945-1959 by Forrest C. Pogue

George C. Marshall: Soldier-Statesman of the American Century by Mark Stoler

Germany: Jekyll and Hyde by Sebastian Haffner

Getting Through It: My Year of Cancer during Covid by Helen Epstein

Global Mission by Henry Harley “Hap” Arnold

Gustav Mahler by Kurt Blaukopf

Haphazard Reality: Half a Century of Science by Hendrik B.G. Casimir

Harmony and Unity: The Life of Niels Bohr by Niels Blaedel

Harry Hopkins: A Biography by Henry H. Adams

Helmuth von Moltke: A Leader Against Hitler by Michael Balfour and Julian Frisby

Henrik Ibsen by G. Wilson Knight

Henry J. Kaiser: Western Colossus by Albert P. Heiner

Herzl by Amos Elon

Hindsight: An Autobiography by Charlotte Wolff

Homecoming by Joseph Wechsberg

Honorable Justice: The Life of Oliver Wendell Holmes by Sheldon Novick

Hotel Bolivia: The Culture of Memory in a Refuge from Nazism by Leo Spitzer

I Didn’t Say Goodbye by Claudine Vegh

I Was There: The Personal Story of the Chief of Staff to Presidents Roosevelt and Truman Based on His Notes and Diaries Made at the Time by William D. Leahy

Ibsen: A Portrait of the Artist by Hans Heiberg

Ibsen’s Women by Joan Templeton

Ice Cream Man: 25 Years at Toscanini's in Cambridge, Mass by Gus Rancatore

Iconoclast: Abraham Flexner and a Life in Learning by Thomas Neville Bonner

Illustrious Immigrants: The Intellectual Migration from Europe, 1930-41 by Laura Fermi

Impatient Crusader: Florence Kelley’s Life Story by Josephine Clara Goldmark

In and Out of the Ivory Tower: The Autobiography of William L. Langer by William L. Langer

In Search of Sugihara by Hillel Levine

Into the Inferno: The Memoir of a Jewish Paratrooper behind Nazi Lines by Yoel Palgi

Italian Americans: Into the Twilight of Ethnicity by Richard D. Alba

J. Robert Oppenheimer and the American Century by David C. Cassidy

Jacqueline du Pré: A Biography by Carol Easton

James B. Conant: Harvard to Hiroshima and the Making of the Nuclear Age by James Hershberg

Jean Monnet: The First Statesman of Interdependence by François Duchêne

Jerusalem: City of Mirrors by Amos Elon

Jock: The Life and Times of John Hay Whitney by E.J. Kahn, Jr.

Joe Papp: An American Life by Helen Epstein

John D. Rockefeller, Jr.: A Portrait by Raymond Fosdick

John von Neumann: The Scientific Genius Who Pioneered the Modern Computer, Game Theory, Nuclear Deterrence, and Much More by Norman Macrae

Joseph Fouché: Portrait of a Politician by Stefan Zweig

Kitchener: Portrait of an Imperialist by Philip Magnus

Land and Power: The Zionist Resort to Force, 1881-1948 by Anita Shapira

Less Than Slaves: Jewish Forced Labor and the Quest for Compensation by Benjamin B. Ferencz

Lightning Joe: An Autobiography by J. Lawton Collins

Lise Meitner and the Dawn of the Nuclear Age by Patricia Rife

Listen, Hans by Dorothy Thompson

Living History: A Memoir by Chaim Herzog

Lone Wolf: A Biography of Vladimir (Ze’ev) Jabotinsky by Shmuel Katz

Looking Back: Memoir of a Psychoanalyst by Paul Ornstein with Helen Epstein

Lost in Translation: A Life in a New Language by Eva Hoffman

Madam Secretary Frances Perkins by George W. Martin

Magellan: Conqueror of the Seas by Stefan Zweig

Making an Exit by Elinor Fuchs

Manhattan Project: The Untold Story of the Making of the Atomic Bomb by Stephane Groueff

Marie Antoinette: The Portrait of an Average Woman by Stefan Zweig

Marie Curie: A Life by Susan Quinn

Married to Stefan Zweig by Friderike Zweig

Mary Stuart by Stefan Zweig

Memoir: How I Read, Write and Use It by Helen Epstein

Memoirs 1925-1950 by George F. Kennan

Memoirs 1950-1963 by George F. Kennan

Mental Healers: Franz Anton Mesmer, Mary Baker Eddy, Sigmund Freud by Stefan Zweig

Meyer Schapiro: Portrait of an Art Historian by Helen Epstein

Millikan’s School: A History of the California Institute of Technology by Judith Goodstein

Miss DeLay: portrait of beloved violin teacher Dorothy DeLay by Helen Epstein

Mobilizing America: Robert P. Patterson and the War Effort, 1940-1945 by Keith Eiler

More Work for Mother: The Ironies of Household Technology from the Open Hearth to the Microwave by Ruth Schwartz Cowan

Mostly Morgenthaus: A Family History by Henry Morgenthau III

Music Talks: the lives of classical musicians by Helen Epstein

My Fathers House by Yigal Allon

No Fixed Abode: A Jewish Odyssey to Africa by Peter Fraenkel

Orde Wingate by Christopher Sykes

Outcast: A Jewish Girl in Wartime Berlin by Inge Deutschkron

Outwitting the Gestapo by Lucie Aubrac

Paper Walls: America and the Refugee Crisis, 1938-1941 by David Wyman

Paul Cézanne by Gerstle Mack

Pillars of Society, Rosmersholm, Little Eyolf, When We Dead Awaken by Henrik Ibsen, translated by Rolf Fjelde

Pioneer’s Progress: An Autobiography by Alvin Johnson

Portrait of a Jew by Albert Memmi

Prague: The Mystical City by Joseph Wechsberg

Prague Farewell (UK edition) by Heda Margolius Kovály

Prisoners Without Trial: Japanese Americans in World War II by Roger Daniels

Professions of a Lucky Jew by Benno Weiser Varon

Prophets Without Honour: Freud, Kafka, Einstein, and Their World by Frederic Grunfeld

Rabi: Scientist & Citizen by John Rigden

Redirecting Science: Niels Bohr, Philanthropy, and the Rise of Nuclear Physics by Finn Aaserud

Rescue in Denmark by Harold Flender

Richthofen: A True History of the Red Baron by William Burrows

Rickover: The Struggle for Excellence by Francis Duncan

Righteous Pilgrim: The Life and Times of Harold L. Ickes, 1874-1952 by T. H. Watkins

Rodin: A Biography by Frederic Grunfeld

Roosevelt and Churchill, 1939-1941: The Partnership That Saved the West by Joseph Lash

Rosa Bonheur: The Artist’s (Auto)biography by Anna Klumpke

Russia and the West Under Lenin and Stalin by George F. Kennan

Sakharov: A Biography by Richard Lourie

Scientists Against Time by James Phinney Baxter III

Scrivere la vita di Helen Epstein

Sensation Fair: Tales of Prague by Egon Erwin Kisch

Sergei Prokofiev: A Biography by Harlow Robinson

Shanghai Refuge: A Memoir of the World War II Jewish Ghetto by Ernest Heppner

Shield of David: The Story of Israel’s Armed Forces by Yigal Allon

Soldiers of the Night: The Story of the French Resistance by David Schoenbrun

Son of the Wilderness: The Life of John Muir by Linnie Marsh Wolfe

Speaking to My Country by Jan Masaryk

Spies in the Promised Land: Isser Harel and the Israeli Secret Service by Michael Bar-Zohar

Steinmetz: Engineer and Socialist by Ronald Kline

Storia di Dibs by Virginia Axline

Sumner Welles: FDR’s Global Strategist by Benjamin Welles

Supplying the Troops: General Somervell and American Logistics in World War II by John Kennedy Ohl

Surrender on Demand by Varian Fry

Swimming Across by Andrew Grove

Swope of G.E.: The Story of Gerard Swope and General Electric in American Business by David Loth

The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust, 1941-1945 by David Wyman

The Affair: The Case of Alfred Dreyfus by Jean-Denis Bredin

The Ailing Empire: Germany from Bismarck to Hitler by Sebastian Haffner

The Air War, 1939-1945 by Richard Overy

The American College and University: A History by Frederick Rudolph

The American Colonies: From Settlement to Independence by R.C. Simmons

The Architect of Genocide: Himmler and the Final Solution by Richard Breitman

The Autobiography of Robert A. Millikan by Robert A. Millikan

The Brandeis-Frankfurter Connection: The Secret Political Activities of Two Supreme Court Justices by Bruce Allen Murphy

The Care of Strangers: The Rise of America’s Hospital System by Charles E. Rosenberg

The Case of Sacco and Vanzetti: A Critical Analysis for Lawyers and Laymen by Felix Frankfurter

The Chinese of America by Jack Chen

The Colonel: The Life and Wars of Henry Stimson, 1867-1950 by Godfrey Hodgson

The Colonizer and the Colonized by Albert Memmi

The Death of an American Jewish Community: A Tragedy of Good Intentions by Hillel Levine and Lawrence Harmon

The Dream Maker: William C. Durant, Founder of General Motors by Bernard A. Weisberger

The Edge of the Sword: Israel’s War of Independence 1947-1949 by Netanel Lorch

The Emissary: A Life of Enzo Sereni by Ruth Bondy

The Essence of Judaism by Leo Baeck

The Gate: The True Story of the Design and Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge by John van der Zee

The Good Marriage: How and Why Love Lasts by Judith Wallerstein and Sandra Blakeslee

The Griffin: The Greatest Untold Espionage Story of World War II by Arnold Kramish

The Holocaust, the French, and the Jews by Susan Zuccotti

The Hunting of the Quark: A True Story of Modern Physics by Michael Riordan

The Impossible Takes Longer by Vera Weizmann

The Israelis: Founders and Sons by Amos Elon

The Jews of Vienna in the Age of Franz Joseph by Robert S. Wistrich

The Joy of Insight: Passions of a Physicist by Victor Weisskopf

The Land Divided: A History of the Panama Canal and Other Isthmian Canal Projects by Gerstle Mack

The Launching of Modern American Science, 1846-1876 by Robert V. Bruce

The Liberation of the Jew by Albert Memmi

The Life and Work of Sigmund Freud by Ernest Jones

The Long Half-Lives of Love and Trauma by Helen Epstein

The Masaryks: The Making of Czechoslovakia by Zbyněk Zeman

The Master of Light: A Biography of Albert A. Michelson by Dorothy Michelson Livingston

The Meaning of Hitler by Sebastian Haffner

The Merchant Bankers by Joseph Wechsberg

The Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Memoirs by Simon Wiesenthal and Joseph Wechsberg

The Neutron and the Bomb: A Biography of Sir James Chadwick by Andrew Brown

The Opera by Joseph Wechsberg

The Paper: The Life and Death of the New York Herald Tribune by Richard Kluger

The Past Has Another Pattern: Memoirs by George W. Ball

The Pill, Pygmy Chimps, and Degas' Horse by Carl Djerassi

The Pillar of Salt by Albert Memmi

The Port Jews of Habsburg Trieste: Absolutist Politics and Enlightenment Culture by Lois Dubin

The Press and Politics in Israel: The Jerusalem Post from 1932 to the Present by Erwin Frenkel

The Question by Henri Alleg

The Right to Heresy: Castellio Against Calvin by Stefan Zweig

The Rise and Fall of Prussia by Sebastian Haffner

The Rise of Robert Millikan: Portrait of a Life in American Science by Robert Kargon

The Rockefellers: An American Dynasty by Peter Collier and David Horowitz

The Rothschilds: A Family Portrait by Frederic Morton

The Schlumberger Adventure by Anne Gruner Schlumberger

The Shadow Warriors: O.S.S. and the Origins of the C.I.A. by Bradley F. Smith

The Shakespeare & Company Actor Training Experience by Tina Packer

The Struggle for Palestine by J.C. Hurewitz

The Struggle with the Daemon: Hölderlin, Kleist, Nietzsche by Stefan Zweig

The Study of Instinct by Nikolaas Tinbergen

The Turning Point: Thirty-Five Years in this Century, the Autobiography of Klaus Mann by Klaus Mann

The Uprooted: The Epic Story of the Great Migrations That Made the American People by Oscar Handlin

The Vienna I Knew: Memories of a European Childhood by Joseph Wechsberg

The Wild Place by Kathryn Hulme

The Wind and Beyond: Theodore von Kármán, Pioneer in Aviation and Pathfinder in Space by Theodore von Kármán with Lee Edson

The World of Swope by E.J. Kahn, Jr.

The World of Walther Nernst: The Rise and Fall of German Science 1864-1941 by Kurt Mendelssohn

The World of Yesterday by Stefan Zweig

Three Days: An account of the last days of the British Mandate and the birth of Israel by Zeev Sharef

Three Intellectuals in Politics: Blum, Rathenau, Marinetti by James Joll

Three Masters: Balzac, Dickens, Dostoevsky by Stefan Zweig

Tina Packer Builds A Theater by Helen Epstein

Toulouse-Lautrec by Gerstle Mack

Trees: For Shelter and Shade, For Memory and Magic by Charles Fenyvesi

Trial and Error: The Autobiography of Chaim Weizmann by Chaim Weizmann

Trujillo: The Life and Times of a Caribbean Dictator by Robert D. Crassweller

Two Rothschilds and the Land of Israel by Simon Schama

Under A Cruel Star: A Life in Prague 1941-1968 by Heda Margolius Kovály

Villard: The Life and Times of an American Titan by Alexandra Villard de Borchgrave and John Cullen

Voice of Israel by Abba Eban

Walls: Resisting the Third Reich — One Woman’s Story by Hiltgunt Zassenhaus

War in Peacetime: The History and Lessons of Korea by J. Lawton Collins

War in the Modern World by Theodore Ropp

What Little I Remember by Otto Robert Frisch

When Angels Fooled the World: Rescuers of Jews in Wartime Hungary by Charles Fenyvesi

When the World Was Whole: Three Centuries of Memories by Charles Fenyvesi

Where She Came From by Helen Epstein

Willis R. Whitney, General Electric and the Origins of U.S. Industrial Research by George Wise

Winston & Clementine: The Triumphs & Tragedies of the Churchills by Richard Hough

Witness to History: 1929-1969 by Charles E. Bohlen

Witness to Power: The Life of Fleet Admiral William D. Leahy by Henry H. Adams

Woodrow Wilson and Colonel House: A Personality Study by Alexander and Juliette George

Working with Roosevelt by Samuel I. Rosenman