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Recharge with 10 Books About Inspirational People

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

By Orrin Grey

After The Last Dance: Delve into the Definitive MJ Bio

One of sports’ greatest writers took on the G.O.A.T. in Playing for Keeps.

By Catherine Phelan

Grant and Twain: How Two American Icons Relived the War in Literature

The Confederate deserter and the victorious Union general shared their reminisces with each other and the country.

By John Tuttle

Roger Moorhouse Reveals Secrets of Everyday Objects in Nazi Germany

We sat down for an interview with the author of The History of the Third Reich in 100 Objects.

By Catherine Phelan

This Month's Discount History Book Deals

Get your hands on fascinating new history books covering topics from the medieval era to the memoirs of a Grammy-winning Polka King.

By The Archive Staff

The Courageous Acts of Resistance That Led to the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

In January of 1943, Warsaw Ghetto inmates began defying their German enemies—and sparked a widespread hunger for resistance.

By Olivia Mason

Discover Leonardo da Vinci, Beyond the Paintings

The Renaissance painter was a virtuosic man whose wisdom was not limited by subject matter.

By Kelsey McConnell

12 Escapist Nonfiction Books That Will Spirit You Away

Seeking solace? Find yourself immersed in a wholly different world with these nonfiction reads.

By Catherine Phelan

A Night to Remember: The Tragic Story of the RMS Titanic

The sinking of the “unsinkable” RMS Titanic was a shocking and deadly disaster.

By Allison Wild

The Best Books About Thomas Jefferson

These biographies and history books shed new light on a larger-than-life legacy.

By Orrin Grey

Remembering the Many Lives of Patricia Bosworth

The 86-year-old biographer, actress, and journalist died in April from COVID-19 complications.

By Catherine Phelan

10 Essential Historical Nonfiction Books

Take your mind off the current world with riveting true accounts of history's most poignant moments.

By Kelsey McConnell

The 16 Best Autobiographies To Change Your View of History

These unbelievable stories stretch beyond the pages of your average history book.

By Sarah Mangiola

Iwo Jima: The True Details of an Iconic Photograph in the Midst of Battle

Discover the essential account of the men who raised the flags during the Battle of Iwo Jima.

By Kelsey McConnell

10 War Books That Enlighten, Move, and Educate Their Readers

These books examine the burdens of battle, from the Revolutionary War to modern day Iraq.

By Kelsey McConnell

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