Originally from California, Sarah has been writing and editing professionally since moving to New York after college. You can often find her obsessing over anything old and classic—especially when the cover requires some dusting off. Her favorite books include the entire Harry Potter series, Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen, and A Separate Peace by John Knowles.
From great triumphs to continuing struggles, learn more about African American history with these books.
We’re honoring America’s heroes with books that reveal what it's like to be in war.
These unbelievable stories stretch beyond the pages of your average history book.
The 1965 battle marked the first major conflict between the United States Army and the North Vietnamese Army during the Vietnam War.
Exploring the ways in which military intelligence has prevailed…and failed.
James Baldwin, Ernest Hemingway, and other writers were investigated for everything from sympathy towards the Cuban Revolution to Communist Party ties.
Neal Bascomb tells the Allied pilots’ little-known story in his new book, The Escape Artists.
Amelia Earhart, Ruth Elder, and Louise Thaden were among the incredible women who fought for a chance to race against men…and won.
The triumphant, the tragic, and everything in between.
The pair’s spectacular accomplishments and whirlwind romance will forever be marked by a shocking scandal.
Anthony Summers’ book, Goddess, sheds light on this starlet’s short-lived time in the spotlight.
John Franklin Cogburn’s great-grandson recounts the life of the man who inspired True Grit's "Rooster."
Though a popular children’s author and activist, Mrs. Wilde’s life eventually became one marked by scandal.
Gerald Posner examines that fateful day and the man responsible for King's murder in Killing the Dream.
Christopher Nolan’s film brought Dunkirk back to life; but there’s more to the story than survival.
Combat correspondent Richard Tregaskis recounts what he saw when the Allies invaded the island of Guadalcanal in 1942.
It’s been nearly 60 years since the assassination of JFK, and the mystery surrounding his death still haunts us.
The new film, based on the book of the same name by Daniel Finkel, highlights the realities of soldiers returning home from war with PTSD.
In 1960, U.S. operatives recruited Lorenz to kill the communist party leader—but she couldn’t do it.