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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

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

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

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