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MacKenzie Stuart

MacKenzie got her bachelor’s degree from Fordham University, where she worked on a campus political journal. She’s been writing and editing ever since. When she’s not working her way through an ever-growing list of psychological thrillers, she spends her free time binging true crime podcasts, haphazardly learning to cook, and running along the Hudson River.

8 Culinary History Books That You’ll Want to Savor

Get your fill of history with these eye-opening gastronomy books.

GIVEAWAY: Win A Man at Arms by Steven Pressfield

This immersive new historical fiction novel explores the ancient world.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: New York City’s Deadliest Industrial Disaster

146 people lost their lives when the Asch Building went up in flames.

30 Biographies of Remarkable Women That You Need to Read

These fascinating biographies deserve a spot on your must-read list.

The Mesmerizing History Behind 4 Endangered Languages

As the pool of speakers shrinks, these languages could be lost forever.

The Fascinating Folklore Origins of Santa Claus

We’ve all heard of the jolly gift-giver—but how did he come to be synonymous with Christmas?

10 Eye-Opening Books About the Mafia

Get an insider’s look at La Cosa Nostra.

12 Essential Books About Slavery in America

These eye-opening books will transport you to the darkest era of American history.

Business Adventures: An Intimate Glimpse Into Corporate America

The timeless classic is Bill Gates’s favorite business book of all time.

8 Little-Known Women's History Month Facts

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating those who made great strides in the name of equality.

This Astonishing Book Makes Jane Austen’s World Come to Life

Voices from the World of Jane Austen will transport you to the turn of the nineteenth century.

7 Strange Facts About Wyatt Earp and the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Think you know everything about the famous gunfight? Think again.