Books These Truths A History of the United States by Jill Lepore Hardcover, 932 pages, W W Norton & Co Inc, List Price: $39.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThese TruthsSubtitleA History of the United StatesAuthorJill Lepore Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary The author of The Secret History of Wonder Woman chronicles the origins and rise of today's divided America while investigating whether the nation has delivered on its promises of political equality, natural rights and the sovereignty of the people. Genres: Nonfiction History & Society Also by Jill Lepore The Mansion of Happiness The Secret History of Wonder Woman This America Joe Gould's Teeth Book of Ages Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about These Truths NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2018's Great Reads November 27, 2018 The Book Concierge is back! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews 'These Truths' Looks At America Through The Promises Of Its Beginning September 18, 2018 By engaging with our country's past — and present — in an intellectually honest way, Jill Lepore has created a book that truly does encapsulate the American story in all its pain and triumph.