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.

6 Graphic Novels for History Buffs

The past comes to life in a vivid new way, thanks to these historical graphic novels.

The Sherwood Rangers Were the First British Troops to Invade Nazi Germany

This light cavalry regiment spearheaded the Normandy landings and the Allied invasion of Germany.

8 Exciting New History Books to Dive Into

Check out the books everyone’s been buzzing about.

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win a Bundle of Illuminating WWII Books by James Holland

We're giving away 7 essential James Holland books—including his latest release.

9 Books to Read for Native American Heritage Month

These personal stories shed light on the modern Native American experience.

A Soldier’s Story: 19 War Books Told by Those Who Were There

We’re honoring America’s heroes with books that reveal what it's like to be in war.

10 World War I Novels That Shed New Light on the Conflict

Historical fiction breathes new life into the Great War.

8 Military Strategy Books That Analyze Warfare Across the Globe

Dissecting the tactics that have shaped some of the world's most famous conflicts.

17 Remarkable Books About the Great Depression

Fascinating stories of courage, corruption, and change emerged from the darkest period of the 20th century.

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win 6 Richly Imagined Historical Fiction Books

From the sinking of the Titanic to World War II espionage and beyond.

An Interview with Leigh Russell, Author of Abigail of Venice

We discuss what it's like to write historical fiction, her interest in medieval Europe, and more.

Explore the 20th Century Through Martin Gilbert's Best Books

The prolific author and historian was a leading expert on Nazi Germany and other momentous events.

Explore China's Rich History with These Books

Nine books illuminate China's rich history from its ancient roots to the modern People's Republic of China.

Rediscover the World Around You With 7 Accessible Ethnographies

These eye-opening books shed light on other cultures and communities.

The Historical Origins of the Wizard Merlin

The legendary wizard in King Arthur's court has a surprisingly complex backstory.

14 Back-to-School Books That Will Inspire Readers of All Ages

These stories of overcoming challenges and prejudices will make any reader think fondly of their school days—past, present or future.