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Books

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.

The "Madness" of King George III

Britain's longest-reigning male monarch suffered from recurrent bouts of a mysterious illness.

San Pedro Claver: The Slave of the Slaves?

This Jesuit priest is the patron saint of enslaved people, but his legacy is complicated.

10 Best Food Travel Books

Help yourself to a fascinating new read.

8 Incredible Books About Little-Known Women

It’s time to shed light on these remarkable achievements.

Why Cats Were the Perfect Companions in the Trenches of WWI

Throughout the trench systems that ran along the Western Front, there were an estimated 500,000 cats—here’s why.

Is Blackbeard’s Treasure Real?

300 years later, his infamous treasure is still lost.

8 Engrossing Books About Supreme Court Justices

Learn more about the people and decisions that made history.

Alice Rufie Jordan Blake Was Yale's First Female Graduate

She wanted to attend law school, despite the barriers.

The Untold Story of D-Day’s Black Heroes

The 320th Barrage Balloon Battalion deserves more recognition.

The Battle of Khe Sanh: 77 Days of Combat in Vietnam

The Battle of Khe Sanh was one of the longest and most controversial battles of the Vietnam War.