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365 Days: Ronald Glasser’s Moving Account of the Vietnam War

The American doctor was a beacon of hope for the soldiers he treated during his tour of duty.

By Allison Wild

The Robert Kennedy Biography You Can't Miss

Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Halberstam describes the specific allure of Robert Kennedy, and how he was "different from other politicians."

By Olivia Mason

Behind the Crown: 8 Books About Royalty 

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

By Jessica Ferri

Discover Emma Goldman's Life of Anarchy in To the Barricades

Goldman was a revolutionary from the start – but her life ended in exile.

By Shannon Raphael

The Dawn's Early Light: Francis Scott Key and the Birth of “The Star-Spangled Banner”

As the Battle of Baltimore drew to a close, an American flag was raised—and the national anthem was born.

By Allison Wild

16 Travel Books That Will Feed Your Wanderlust

Explore the world on foot—or from the comfort of your reading chair.

By Catherine Phelan

Anne Frank and Her Life in the Secret Annex

A book published by the Anne Frank House profiles the Secret Annex—the Frank family's two-year hideout—and the famous diarist's life inside.

By Olivia Mason

The Night Robert F. Kennedy Died 

The year 1968 was marked by turbulence in America. 

By Sarah Mangiola

More Than a Scientist: The Lesser-Known Life of Sir Isaac Newton

Taking the post of Warden of His Majesty’s Mint in 17th-century London, Newton came face-to-face with seedy criminals. 

By Audrey Webster

Battle of Ia Drang: The United States Army’s Brutal Entry into the Vietnam War 

The 1965 battle marked the first major conflict between the United States Army and the North Vietnamese Army during the Vietnam War.

By Sarah Mangiola

An Essential Voice from the Sixties: Remembering Richard N. Goodwin

The speechwriter and top presidential adviser was a driving political force during one of America's most turbulent eras. 

By Matthew Thompson

Ruth Gruber: The Making of a Trailblazing Female Correspondent

In Ahead of Time, Gruber reflects on the early years of her career, including the assignment that took her back to 1930s Germany.

By Olivia Mason

The Unbelievable Lives of Pilots Jessie Miller and Bill Lancaster

The pair’s spectacular accomplishments and whirlwind romance will forever be marked by a shocking scandal.

By Sarah Mangiola

The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe

Anthony Summers’ book, Goddess, sheds light on this starlet’s short-lived time in the spotlight. 

By Sarah Mangiola

True Grit: The Real “Rooster” Cogburn

John Franklin Cogburn’s great-grandson recounts the life of the man who inspired True Grit's "Rooster." 

By Sarah Mangiola

The Korean War Serves as a Cautious Reminder for the Future 

North and South Korea's recent agreement has us looking back at the past.

By Abbey White

10 Books About the Kennedys

Get an inside look at the family America will never stop talking about.

By Olivia Mason

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

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