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Discover the best history books, from biographies and military history to riveting accounts of the past’s most fascinating moments. War books, historical fiction, and more populate these pages.

Willie Mays’ Positive Legacy Lives On

The legendary baseball player passed away on June 18, 2024.

Catherine Parr Was King Henry VIII's Last Wife

She's the subject of a new historical film, Firebrand.

9 Inspiring Athletes

These individuals have enacted positive change both on and off the field.

What Happened at Stonewall?

How an unremarkable bar became a historic LGBTQ+ landmark.  

10 Chinese History Books for Western Readers

Brush up on your knowledge of the world's second-most populous nation.

20 Gripping, Must-Read Books About World War II

When it comes to World War II books, these are the ones that stand out.

Tun Tavern, Birthplace of the Marine Corps, to Be Rebuilt

While the original Tun Tavern no longer exists, plans to recreate it are underway.

10 Fascinating Vietnam War Books

From darkly comic war fiction to astute historical analysis and devastating battlefield memoir.

Free History Books to Download in June 2024

Explore classic nonfiction reads at no cost.

12 Best Baseball Books That Hit It Out of the Park

When it comes to delivering you fresh baseball book recs, we swing for the fences.

How FDR Became the Only President Elected To Serve Four Terms

Why was Roosevelt allowed to remain in office for 12 years? 

9 Best Native American Biographies and Memoirs

Get new perspectives on Geronimo, Sitting Bull, and more influential people.

11 D-Day Books to Read for the Invasion's 80th Anniversary

The largest seaborne invasion in history deserves some recognition.

20 Books About Influential Americans

From First Ladies to baseball players.

The Romance and the Reality of the Pony Express

Before the USPS, mail was transported on horseback.