Winston Churchill’s Paranormal Encounter Allowed Him to Face His Distant Father

Referring to the empty seat at the dinner table, Churchill's daughter asked, “If you could seat anyone there, whom would it be?” He replied, without hesitation, “My father.”

11 Riveting Books About Natural Disasters That Will Engross Readers

These gripping books detail the human cost of natural disasters across centuries.

A Single Viking's Berserker Rage Changed World History Forever

His combative stance was the final stand of the Viking Age—and allowed the Norman invasion its foothold.

The Elusive William Shakespeare, Unveiled

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

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.

Escape from Holzminden: The Greatest POW Camp Break of WWI

Neal Bascomb tells the Allied pilots’ little-known story in his new book, The Escape Artists.

Behind the Crown: 8 Books About Royalty

Mad for the monarchy? Get a behind-the-scenes look at the great royals of the past.