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Crack Open a Heartwarming New Historical Novel Set in 1940s London

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30 Essential World War II Books That Examine Every Angle of the Conflict

From the Pacific theater to the coast of France, discover the greatest World War II books.

12 Books About the History of Space Exploration

The triumphant, the tragic, and everything in between.

17 Remarkable Books About the Great Depression

Fascinating stories of courage, corruption, and change emerged from the darkest period of the 20th century.

13 Eye-Opening Books About the Mafia

Get an insider’s look at La Cosa Nostra.

11 Revealing Revolutionary War Books

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

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.

11 Absorbing Novels You'd Never Guess Were Historically Accurate

These historical fiction novels don't sacrifice accuracy for style or verve.

The Courageous Acts of Resistance That Led to the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

In January of 1943, Warsaw Ghetto inmates began defying their German enemies—and sparked a widespread hunger for resistance.

Black Tuesday: 1929's Stock Market Crash Signaled the Great Depression's Start

The Day the Bubble Burst examines one of the greatest financial disasters—the 1929 stock market crash—through the eyes of those involved.

Punk Rock and Politics Collide in 1970s East Germany

Punks destroyed their jeans, their shirts...and the power structures that surrounded them.

In A Time of Great Division, Dan Rather Investigates What Unites Us

A primetime news anchor reinvents himself for the modern world and calls all Americans to remember what brings us together.

WWII's Siege of Leningrad Was One of History's Most Destructive

The 872-day siege by German forces failed to capture Leningrad, but left immense devastation in its wake.

Theodore Roosevelt's Strenuous Life Extended Far Beyond a Single Speech

The famously sporty president's impact extends through college teams and Olympics to this day.

How War Pigeons Changed the Course of Battle–and History

The much-maligned birds were some of the most important combatants in World War I and II.

13 Female Scientists Who Shaped Our Understanding of the World

From the smallest atoms to the biggest adventures in space, these women used their scientific knowledge to change the world.