Browse Results What Format Should I Choose?

Showing 176 through 200 of 273 results


The Killer Angels

by Shaara, Michael

In the four most bloody and courageous days of our nation's history, two armies fought for two conflicting dreams. One dreamed of freedom, the other of a way of life. Far more than rifles and bullets were carried into battle. There were memories.

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

by Dillard, Annie

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Blue Ridge valley. Annie Dillard sets out to see what she can see. What she sees are astonishing incidents of "mystery, death, beauty, violence."

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

by Caro, Robert A.

The Power Broker tells the hidden story behind the shaping (and mis-shaping) of twentieth-century New York (city and state) and makes public what few have known: that Robert Moses was, for almost half a century, the single most powerful man of our time in New York.

Turtle Island

by Snyder, Gary

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1975. These Pulitzer Prize-winning poems and essays by the author of No Nature range from the lucid, lyrical, and mystical to the political.


The Denial of Death

by Becker, Ernest

Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1974 and the culmination of a life's work, The Denial of Death is Ernest Becker's brilliant and impassioned answer to the "why" of human existence.


The Optimist's Daughter

by Welty, Eudora

A young woman who has left the South, returns to New Orleans several years later when her father is dying. After his death, she and her young stepmother go back to the small Mississippi town where she grew up.

Children of Crisis: A Study of Courage and Fear (Volume I of Children of Crisis)

by Coles, Robert

Reveals the effects of segregation and desegregation battles on children, mainly through their drawings. The first major effort to look at segregationists as if they were normal human beings and not vile mutants.

Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam

by Fitzgerald, Frances

This landmark work, based on Frances FitzGerald's own research and travels, takes us inside Vietnam into the traditional, ancestor-worshiping villages and the corrupt crowded cities, into the conflicts between Communists and anti-Communists, Catholics and Buddhists, generals and monks and reveals the country as seen through Vietnamese eyes.

Migrants, Sharecroppers, Mountaineers (Volume 2 of Children of Crisis)

by Coles, Robert

Recounts the experiences of three groups: the migrant workers who travel the eastern coast picking crops day after day; the sharecroppers who live on isolated southern plantations; and the mountaineers of Appalachia, whose only choice lies between coal mining and starvation.

Luce and His Empire

by Swanberg, W. A.

Henry Luce started Time magazine in the 1940's and went on to create a media empire. He married Clare Booth Luce who became ambassador to Italy.


Angle of Repose

by Stegner, Wallace

An historical novel covering the period 1860 to 1970 and examining the cultural changes of the West and the hopes, fears, and values of four generations.

Stilwell and the American Experience in China, 1911-45

by Tuchman, Barbara W.

The life of Joseph Stilwell, the military attaché to China, and commander of US forces, is used here to explore the history of China from the 1911 revolution to the chaos of World War II. It portrays the American relations with China.


The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire 1936-1945

by Toland, John

This Pulitzer Prize-winning history of World War II chronicles the dramatic rise and fall of the Japanese empire, from the invasion of Manchuria and China to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Robert Frost: The Years of Triumph 1915-1938

by Thompson, Lawrance

Robert Frost: The Years of Triumph, 1915-1938. Volume two of Thompson's Frost biography receives a Pulitzer Prize despite the controversy raised by Thompson's less-than-sympathetic portrait of this American literary giant.

The Carrier of Ladders

by Merwin, W. S.

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 1971. Merwin has since won a National Book Award for his selected poems and the 2009 Pulitzer for the Shadow of Sirius.


The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford

by Stafford, Jean

These Pulitzer Prize-winning stories represent the major short works of fiction by one of the most distinctively American stylists of her day.

Gandhi's Truth: On the Origins of Militant Nonviolence

by Erikson, Erik H.

In this study of Mahatma Gandhi, psychoanalyst Erik H. Erikson explores how Gandhi succeeded in mobilizing the Indian people both spiritually and politically as he became the revolutionary innovator of militant non-violence and India became the motherland of large-scale civil disobedience.

Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department

by Acheson, Dean

In these memoirs by the former Secretary of State, Dean Acheson sees himself as having been "present at the creation" of the American century. Acheson's policies were praised by many and damned by others, including Joseph McCarthy.


House Made of Dawn

by Momaday, N. Scott

The magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a stranger in his native land A young Native American, Abel has come home from a foreign war to find himself caught between two worlds.

So Human an Animal

by Dubos, René

At least until cloning becomes the order of the day, René Dubos contends that each human being is unique, unprecedented, unrepeatable. However today each person faces the critical danger of losing this very humanness to his mechanized surroundings.

The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, The Novel as History

by Mailer, Norman

October 21, 1967. Washington DC. Protesters are marching to end the war in Vietnam, Mailer among them. From his perception of the day comes a work that shatters traditional reportage.


The Confessions of Nat Turner

by Styron, William

Historical novel depicting slavery.

Rousseau and Revolution: The Story of Civilization, Volume X

by Durant, Will and Durant, Ariel

The Story of Civilization, Volume X: winner of the Pulitzer Prize, a history of civilization in France, England, and Germany from 1756, and in the rest of Europe from 1715 to 1789.


The Fixer

by Malamud, Bernard

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for Fiction, this magnificent novel is the story of an ordinary man accused of "ritual murder".

The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture

by Davis, David
Showing 176 through 200 of 273 results


Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the Help Center.

Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.

  • Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
  • DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
  • BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
  • MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
  • DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivonas Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.