Books by Jay Winik

1944 by Jay Winik
Released: Sept. 22, 2015

"A complex history rendered with great color and sympathy."
An accomplished popular historian unpacks the last full year of World War II and the excruciatingly difficult decisions facing Franklin Roosevelt. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 11, 2007

"Thrilling in scope and elegant in style and argument—a certain bet to win numerous awards."
Wide-angle presentation of the philosophical, political and martial storms buffeting the infant American republic at the close of the 18th century. Read full book review >
APRIL 1865 by Jay Winik
Released: April 4, 2001

"Serves both as an engaging Civil War history and an object lesson in unanimity, goodwill, and civic duty. (photos and maps)"
A history of the last days of the Civil War. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 1996

"However, Winik tells a good story, and those who read on after noting the author's subtitle will get, for better or worse, what they should expect."
From the subtitle on, Winik (School of Public Affairs/Univ. of Maryland) minces no words about where he stands in this polemical account of the collapse of Communism in Europe. Read full book review >