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Rachel Carson's Books Defined an Environmental Revolution

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

By Hezra Martinez

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.

By Xavier Piedra

22 Eye-Opening Books About the Holocaust

From firsthand accounts to comprehensive studies, these books examine the tragedies of the Holocaust.

By Danielle Golds

The Elusive William Shakespeare, Unveiled

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

By Hezra Martinez

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.

By Danielle Golds

The 11 Best Autobiographies To Change Your View of History

These unbelievable stories stretch beyond the pages of your average history book.

By Sarah Mangiola

The 15 Most Fascinating Biographies of the Last 25 Years

Discover the unusual lives of leaders, revolutionaries, and eccentrics alike.

By Dave Adams

8 Books About the History of Space Exploration

The triumphant, the tragic, and everything in between.

By Sarah Mangiola

7 Must-Read Roger Angell Books

Legendary essays on baseball, reflections on aging, and so much more. 

By Stephen Lovely

8 Books Behind Great War Movies

From non-fiction accounts to novels, books have inspired some of the greatest war films ever made.

By Stephen Lovely

Battle of Ia Drang: The United States Army’s Brutal Entry into the Vietnam War 

The 1965 battle marked the first major conflict between the United States Army and the North Vietnamese Army during the Vietnam War.

By Sarah Mangiola

The Unbelievable Lives of Pilots Jessie Miller and Bill Lancaster

The pair’s spectacular accomplishments and whirlwind romance will forever be marked by a shocking scandal.

By Sarah Mangiola

The Secret Lives of Marilyn Monroe

Anthony Summers’ book, Goddess, sheds light on this starlet’s short-lived time in the spotlight. 

By Sarah Mangiola

8 Books to Read for Black History Month

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

By Sarah Mangiola

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