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7 Transporting Ken Follett Books for Historical Fiction Lovers

From medieval England to Cold War Russia, Follett’s novels take you on a journey into the past. 

By Shannon Raphael

The 15 Most Fascinating Biographies of the Last 25 Years

Discover the unusual lives of leaders, revolutionaries, and eccentrics alike.

By Dave Adams

Escape from Holzminden: The Greatest POW Camp Break of WWI

Neal Bascomb tells the Allied pilots’ little-known story in his new book, The Escape Artists.

By Sarah Mangiola

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

The sinking of the “unsinkable” RMS Titanic was one of the deadliest maritime disasters of the 20th century.

By Allison Wild

7 Fun and Informative History Books for Kids

Your tiny history buff will love these books about life in the past.

By Jessica Ferri

Fly Girls: The Daring Women Who Competed in Airplane Races During the Early 1900s 

Amelia Earhart, Ruth Elder, and Louise Thaden were among the incredible women who fought for a chance to race against men…and won. 

By Sarah Mangiola

“The Banality of Evil”: The Take-Down of Holocaust Mastermind Adolf Eichmann

Secret agent Peter Malkin opens up about the capture that inspired the film Operation Finale.

By Olivia Mason

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Explore History Through the Ages with These Books!

Enter for your chance to win five nonfiction books that focus on different points in history. 

By The Archive Staff

8 Books About the History of Space Exploration 

The triumphant, the tragic, and everything in between. 

By Sarah Mangiola

Alfred Hitchcock, Psycho—and That Famous Shower Scene

Screenwriter and journalist Stephen Rebello unpacks the controversies surrounding the iconic film.

By Shannon Raphael

The Forgotten Treasure: 7 Books by Emily Hahn

The little-known author and journalist captured England and China like few others have.

By Stephen Lovely

Behind the Bombshell: 7 Best Marilyn Monroe Books

Rediscover the icon whose life was as dramatic as her movies.

By Shannon Raphael

7 Must-Read Roger Angell Books

Legendary essays on baseball, reflections on aging, and so much more. 

By Stephen Lovely

The Deadly Collision Between SS Andrea Doria and MS Stockholm

Like the sinking of the RMS Titanic, the 1956 shipwreck was one of the worst maritime disasters of the 20th century. 

By Shannon Raphael

Ulysses S. Grant: The Man Who Secured the Union’s Victory in the Civil War

Grant Moves South explores the legendary general’s pivotal successes and military strategies.

By Allison Wild

8 Books Behind Great War Movies

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

By Stephen Lovely

9 Outstanding Audiobooks for Every Kind of History Buff

Listen up, history fans. These great audiobooks are for you.

By Audrey Webster

Charlie Wilson's War: The Man Behind the CIA's Biggest Covert Operation

Congressman Charlie Wilson was a champion for the covert op that affected the outcome of the Soviet-Afghan War.

By Shannon Raphael

7 of the Best American History Books

Celebrate the red, white, and blue by remembering the history of those who came before us. 

By Stephen Lovely

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