The Original Social Distancers: The Bizarre Tales of America's Modern-Day Hermits

Oddballs, eccentrics, and visionaries alike have taken to social distancing before it was mandated.

GIVEAWAY: This Book Uncovers an Untold Story of Hitler's Life and His Many Hatreds

Enter for your chance to win one of five copies of Hitler and the Habsburgs.

Harriet Tubman was the First Woman to Lead a U.S. Military Operation

Tubman led 150 men in a military operation that freed 750 enslaved people and wreaked havoc on Confederate troops.

The Battle of Aqaba—and T.E. Lawrence—Shaped the Future of the Middle East

Neil Faulkner explores how a historian's insight impacted the development of the Middle East, in Lawrence of Arabia's War.

History Buffs Will be Surprised by These Fascinating Facts about Grover Cleveland

The 22nd and 24th U.S. president lived a historically groundbreaking life.

12 Immersive Biographies to Lose Yourself In

Find your coziest chair, and curl up with one of these incredible biographies to while away an afternoon or two.

This Once-Enslaved Woman Disguised Herself as a Man to Enlist in the U.S. Army

Cathay Williams was inspired to join the U.S. Army during her time pressed into service in the Civil War.

The British Struck an Early Resounding Blow in the American Revolution

During the early Battle of Long Island, a British victory left American forces dejected.

Illuminating Books About the History of Race in America

These enlightening books examine the history and sociology of race.

15 Father's Day Gifts for Every History-Lovin' Dad

Whether you're treating your father or yourself, these history gifts will please for years to come.

8 Times Truth Was Stranger than Fiction in the Wild West

The conquering of the West made ripe grounds for unbelievable moments.

8 Gripping Audiobooks That Offer an Escape from the News

These glimpses into the past will help you cope with the present.

The Real Terry and the Pirates: How the Sino-Japanese Struggle Became America’s War

A seminal cartoon presaged the American entrance into the Pacific Theater.

The Battle of Belleau Wood was One of WWI's Most Important, Forgotten Battles

The US Marines’ greatest stand came in the final months of World War I.

Outspoken AIDS Activist Larry Kramer Has Passed Away at 84

Kramer was famous—and infamous—for his larger-than-life tactics.

Recharge with 10 Books About Inspirational People

These stories will remind yourself that the world changes when one person steps up.