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.

11 Fascinating LGBT History Books to Read for Pride Month

Give yourself the most colorful history lesson ever.

Rachel Carson's Books Defined an Environmental Revolution

Five authors carry on the legacy of Carson's five iconic books.

[CLOSED] Win an Inside Look at The Curse of Oak Island

Randall Sullivan's new book is the perfect complement for any history buff. 

The True Love Story Behind an Iconic John Singer Sargent Painting

Meet Edith Minturn and Isaac Newton Phelps Stokes, Gilded Age socialites, philanthropists, collectors, artists, and lovers.

A Mother's Love Became Her Most Valuable Weapon

New York's first and only legislative divorce was granted to Eunice Chapman in 1818, along with custody of her children.

The Elusive William Shakespeare, Unveiled

His mysterious life has left scholars and readers with many a question.

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Enter for your chance to win five historical books and merchandise that will take you back through time.

10 Illuminating Medieval History Books

Journey through time to Europe's Middle Ages.

11 Captivating Titanic Books

These powerful reads shine a solemn light on one of history's darkest chapters.

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.