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.

12 Christian History Books That Every World Scholar Should Read

No matter your religion or creed, these Christian history books will help you make sense of the world.

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Grab your chance to win three unblinking history books and one deeply compelling historical fiction novel.

7 Fascinating Books About the Pilgrims, from Mayflower to Plymouth and Beyond

On September 16, 1620, the Pilgrims set sail from England... and ignited centuries of historical imagination.

14 Nonfiction Books for the Teens in Your Life

Fill up some home-schooling hours and delight the teen in your life.

Explore Centuries of Connection through the History of the USPS

Neither Snow Nor Rain shows how the constitutionally-created service stitches our vast culture together.

10 African American History Books Every American Should Read

Meet extraordinary individuals; explore communities; deepen your understanding of America.

This Moving Book Deserves a Spot on Every Military Buff's Bookshelf

If You're Reading This... offers a deeply personal look into the last written words of soldiers thinking of home.

We Asked Philosophical Library's Head to Share Her Take on the Best Philosophy Books

Regeen Kiernan Najar shares her essential philosophy picks with The Archive.

6 Illuminating Books About the Reconstruction Era

Explore how the most violent conflict in American history led to a defining period for the country, and its influence on our current era.

The Battle of Aqaba—and T.E. Lawrence—Shaped the Future of the Middle East

Neil Faulkner explores how a historian's insight impacted the development of the Middle East, in Lawrence of Arabia's War.

12 Immersive Biographies to Lose Yourself In

Find your coziest chair, and curl up with one of these incredible biographies to while away an afternoon or two.

Illuminating Books About the History of Race in America

These enlightening books examine the history and sociology of race.

Joseph Tachovsky Unearths His Father's Startling Military History

We sat down for a special Father's Day-themed interview with the author of 40 Thieves on Saipan.

8 Gripping Audiobooks That Offer an Escape from the News

These glimpses into the past will help you cope with the present.

Recharge with 10 Books About Inspirational People

These stories will remind yourself that the world changes when one person steps up.