New History Titles from Penguin Random House

By Luis Diaz | January 12 2024 | General

Browse these new and notable titles for use in your History courses. To request complimentary exam copies for course-use consideration, click here.

Everyone Who Is Gone Is Here
The United States, Central America, and the Making of a Crisis
9781984880802

An epic, heartbreaking, and deeply reported history of the disastrous humanitarian crisis at the southern border told through the lives of the migrants forced to risk everything and the policymakers who determine their fate, by New Yorker staff writer Jonathan Blitzer.

$32.00 US
Jan 30, 2024
Hardcover
544 Pages
Penguin Press

The Greek Histories
The Sweeping History of Ancient Greece as Told by Its First Chroniclers: Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon, and Plutarch
9781984854322
From the leading scholars behind The Greek Plays, a collection of the best translations of the foremost Greek historians, presenting a sweeping history of ancient Greece as recorded by its first chroniclers
$22.00 US
Jan 02, 2024
Paperback
480 Pages
Modern Library

Twice as Hard
The Stories of Black Women Who Fought to Become Physicians, from the Civil War to the 21st Century
9780807013373
Black women physicians’ stories have gone untold for far too long, leaving gaping holes in American medical history, in women’s history, and in black history. It’s time to set the record straight.
$18.00 US
Jan 23, 2024
Paperback
240 Pages
Beacon Press

Half American
The Heroic Story of African Americans Fighting World War II at Home and Abroad
9781984880413

The definitive history of World War II from the African American perspective, by award-winning historian and civil rights expert.

$19.00 US
Jan 09, 2024
Paperback
400 Pages
Penguin Books

Black Women Taught Us
An Intimate History of Black Feminism
9780593243336
A reclamation of essential history and a hopeful gesture toward a better political future, this is what listening to Black women looks like—from a professor of political science and columnist for Teen Vogue.
$30.00 US
Jan 23, 2024
Hardcover
368 Pages
Random House

Disillusioned
Five Families and the Unraveling of America's Suburbs
9780593298183
Through the stories of five American families, a masterful and timely exploration of how hope, history, and racial denial collide in the suburbs and their schools
$32.00 US
Jan 23, 2024
Hardcover
496 Pages
Penguin Press

Our Enemies Will Vanish
The Russian Invasion and Ukraine's War of Independence
9780593655184

A revelatory eyewitness account of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the heroism of the Ukrainian people in their resistance by Yaroslav Trofimov, the Ukrainian-born chief foreign-affairs correspondent of The Wall Street Journal.

$32.00 US
Jan 09, 2024
Hardcover
400 Pages
Penguin Press