Catherine is a Brooklyn-based writer and editor. Running The Archive has given her a great excuse to keep reading any biography she can get her hands on. Catherine also runs Creepy Crate, a subscription box for the spooky at heart. When not watching horror movies or reading the latest N.K. Jemisin novel, you can find her in the stacks of the Housing Works bookstore or at the nearest park.
Over 90 years after his birth, we look back on King's legacy with these vital reads.
2021 looks brighter already.
This year's finest biographies brought fresh insight to previously trodden lives and uncovered those that history has forgotten.
From 1200 to 2020, soldiers in the Northern reaches of Europe have strapped on uniforms, guns ... and skis.
These historical fiction novels don't sacrifice accuracy for style or verve.
These gripping books detail the human cost of natural disasters across centuries.
Lord’s unique combination of historical insight and readability make him the perfect writer for historians of all backgrounds.
From non-fiction accounts to novels, books have inspired some of the greatest war films ever made.
On September 16, 1620, the Pilgrims set sail from England... and ignited centuries of historical imagination.
During a 1777 skirmish in Cooch’s Bridge, Delaware, General William Maxwell ordered the flag be raised.
Neither Snow Nor Rain shows how the constitutionally-created service stitches our vast culture together.
On its 100th anniversary, we revisit the coalitions built in search of women's suffrage, and the struggles that continued after the passing of the suffrage amendment.
After facing racism in America, Bullard made a home in France, where he became the first African American military pilot during World War I.
These enlightening books examine the history and sociology of race.
The 13th-century village Fabbriche di Careggine has been underwater since 1946.
The US Marines’ greatest stand came in the final months of World War I.
Kramer was famous—and infamous—for his larger-than-life tactics.
On May 26, 1930, the Chrysler Building officially opened, becoming the world's tallest building.
One of sports’ greatest writers took on the G.O.A.T. in Playing for Keeps.
Continents continued to shift and war went on even as people around the world celebrated.