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 Charming Hollywood Biographies for Young Readers

These entertaining yarns will delight readers of all ages.

8 Thought-Provoking Iraq War Books

Change your perspective with these books about the Second Persian Gulf War. 

10 Enlightening Albert Einstein Books

From intimate biographies to illuminating collections of Einstein’s written works.

This Astonishing Book Makes Jane Austen’s World Come to Life

Voices from the World of Jane Austen will transport you to the turn of the nineteenth century.

10 Illuminating Andy Warhol Books

These books shine a radiant light on the Pop art superstar.

"Villainous Perfidy": Benedict Arnold's Betrayal of George Washington

James Thomas Flexner examines how Benedict Arnold's defection shaped George Washington's future.

11 Books About Abraham Lincoln

From biographies to a collection of Lincoln’s writings, there’s much more to the 16th president than you might think.

A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom

In David Blight's book, Wallace Turnage and John Washington recount their harrowing tales of escape from slavery.

10 American Wars, One Book Each

Revisit 10 major American wars with an illuminating read about each one.

How Muhammad Ali Became The Greatest: The Rise of a Legend

Muhammad Ali explores how the legendary boxer transcended the sport through politics, social activism, and his undeniable charm and charisma. 

9 Fascinating Vietnam War Books

From darkly comic war fiction to astute historical analysis and devastating battlefield memoir.

10 Revealing Revolutionary War Books

These riveting reads offer fresh insight into America's fight for independence.

The Best Biographies of 2018: Redefining Modern and Historical Lives

From 1769 to 1993, the subjects of these biographies changed lives and the world.

10 Best Military Books, According to War Correspondent and Bestselling Author Damien Lewis

War correspondent and bestselling author Damien Lewis reveals the best military books that evolved his thinking and writing on the subject of war.

10 Best History Books of 2018

A surprisingly human history of corporations, a Korean War battle exploration, and more fascinating tales from the year that was. 

13 Books That Explore the History of World Religions

Discover the history behind the religions that have shaped humanity.

The Tumultuous Life of Mary, Queen of Scots

Take a detailed look at the life of a ruler who inherited the throne when she was just six days old.

10 Survival Stories That Reveal the Power of the Human Spirit

In the face of death, these ordinary citizens did extraordinary things.