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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.

The Best Philosophy Books from Modern Library

These thought-provoking reads have influenced readers for centuries.

Case Closed: A Definitive Account of the John F. Kennedy Assassination

This work of investigative journalism by Gerald Posner is as relevant as ever.

10 Books to Read Before Watching Napoleon

The new Ridley Scott film charts the Frenchman's rise and fall.

7 Thrilling Books About Greed That We Think Martin Scorsese Should Adapt

True stories of power and corruption are waiting for the acclaimed filmmaker to bring them to the big screen.  

Journey into the Past with the Shortest History Series

Thousands of years of history are condensed into one gripping book apiece.

The History of Fashion in 10 Books

From corsets to women's military uniforms.

11 Attention-Grabbing Microhistory Books

These highly focused books have a surprisingly large scope.

7 Books About Paganism to Shed Light on the Ancient World

Look beyond mainstream religion to find fascinating insights into our cultural past.

10 Naval History Books to Dive Into Right Now

From the Spanish Armada to Pearl Harbor and beyond.

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win Two Intriguing Historical Crime Books

20 winners will receive In Search of the Blonde Tigress and Jukebox Empire.

My Search for Claude Monet

Guest writer Joe Byrd discusses the inspiration behind his new book.

7 Must-Read Medieval Historical Fiction Novels

Get lost in exciting tales of royalty, knights, warring factions, and more.

An Interview with Richard Rashke, Author of Escape from Sobibor

We had the chance to discuss his experience writing about the largest prison escape of WWII.

Gain a New Perspective With These 8 Books to Read for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Learn about Native American tribes that have long been overlooked in history. 

Winston Churchill’s Favorite Books

Judging from his reading list, Winston Churchill clearly thought a lot about the Roman Empire.

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win a Copy of Mitch Albom's The Little Liar

Enter for a chance to win an early copy of this gripping World War II historical fiction tale.