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.

8 Assassination Attempts, 1 Queen Victoria

A newly public kind of reign led Queen Victoria to face—and survive—8 assassination attempts.

30 Biographies of Remarkable Women That You Need to Read

These fascinating biographies deserve a spot on your must-read list.

Explore the Dazzling History of Film With 9 Illuminating Books

Dive into the world of cinema, where art and technology meet.

[CLOSED] Enter to Win 4 Black History Books That Redefine America

These books celebrate, mourn, and re-imagine Black history in the United States.

16 Books to Read for Black History Month

From great triumphs to continuing struggles, learn more about African American history with these books.

Examine Russia's Long History with Poison in The KGB’s Poison Factory

Boris Volodarsky’s riveting account sheds lights on the Kremlin’s history of poisoning enemies.

Thrilling Military Must-Reads That Cover Historical and Modern Conflict

These military books will take you back to some of the most thrilling combat zones throughout history.

These Essential Authors Were Shaped By Their Time in War

Time on or near the front lines shaped these authors' lives and work.

13 Books About Fascinating First Ladies

Delve into the absorbing lives of these remarkable women.

The Best Presidential Biographies For History Buffs

Dig into 46 top-notch biographies—one for each American president.

16 Books About MLK That Reveal the Man Behind the Civil Rights Icon

Over 90 years after his birth, we look back on King's legacy with these vital reads.

6 Best Chess Books That Shed Light on the Beloved Game

Great reads that'll help you see the whole board.

Enriching FDR Biographies that Explore the President's Impactful Life and Legacy

Roosevelt led the United States through some of its most trying decades.

10 Eye-Opening Books About the Mafia

Get an insider’s look at La Cosa Nostra.

2020’s Best Biographies Spanned Centuries and Explored Vital Figures

This year's finest biographies brought fresh insight to previously trodden lives and uncovered those that history has forgotten.

8 Essential Books About the Spanish Civil War

Get incredible insights into Spain's brutal conflict.