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 Greatest History (and Beyond) Books for Dads of All Types

Dad's always gifted three copies of the latest history bestseller? Try these recommendations to find him something new.

Behind the Crown: 12 First-Class Books About Royalty

Mad for the monarchy? Get a behind-the-scenes look at the great royals of the past.

A Soldier’s Story: 15 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.

11 Presidential Autobiographies to Take a Break With This Election Season

Reflecting on their own lives, these autobiographies offer a unique look into the leaders of the United States.

11 Absorbing Novels You'd Never Guess Were Historically Accurate

These historical fiction novels don't sacrifice accuracy for style or verve.

Winston Churchill’s Paranormal Encounter Allowed Him to Face His Distant Father

Referring to the empty seat at the dinner table, Churchill's daughter asked, “If you could seat anyone there, whom would it be?” He replied, without hesitation, “My father.”

10 Must-Read Books About the Crusades

The Crusades, although the most defining conflicts of the medieval era, are often misunderstood. These books illuminate their true nature.

11 Riveting Books About Natural Disasters That Will Engross Readers

These gripping books detail the human cost of natural disasters across centuries.

[CLOSED] Chicago's Great Fire Explores the Disaster that Shaped an American City

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Jewish Resistance Fighters Pulled Off the Largest Prison Escape of WWII

In October 1943, 300 Jewish prisoners escaped the heavily guarded walls of the Sobibor extermination camp.

Walter Lord is the Pop Historian All History Lovers Should Read

Lord’s unique combination of historical insight and readability make him the perfect writer for historians of all backgrounds.

Explore New Angles of WWII with 13 Novels That Focus on Untold Stories

These less widely read World War II stories offer readers a meaningful and moving look into the global conflict.

11 Books Behind Great War Movies

From non-fiction accounts to novels, books have inspired some of the greatest war films ever made.

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.

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.

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Check out the latest history book deals, updated daily. Act fast—these deals will be history at midnight!

14 Nonfiction Books for the Teens in Your Life

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