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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.

Balloonomania: 18th-Century Europe’s Obsession with Hot Air Balloons

Scientists and showmen alike tested the limits of the new invention.

8 Must-Read Economics Books

Money makes the world go round—but how exactly does our economy function?

6 Fossil Hunters Who Dug Up Clues From the Past

Their discoveries changed our perception of prehistory.

5 Best Food Travel Books

Help yourself to a fascinating new read.

Remembering Queen Elizabeth II, 1926—2022

Elizabeth II died peacefully after a historic 70 years on the throne.

11 Must-Read Books About World War II Weapons

These technological advancements influenced the outcome of the war. 

The Perplexing History of 8 Banned Books in America

Literary censorship has long been a source of contention.

How American GIs Brought Spam to the World

The canned meat gained popularity during WWII and evolved into a cultural icon.

12 Books About the History of Space Exploration

The triumphant, the tragic, and everything in between.

Portraits in History: The Best David McCullough Books

Rediscover America through McCullough's most beloved works.

The Mathematician Who Saved Hundreds of Flight Crews

This Jewish refugee took a different approach to armoring planes.

The Romanov Family Beyond the Royal Tragedy: 10 Facts You May Not Know

The Romanovs' historical relevance goes far beyond a midnight execution.

James A. Garfield and William McKinley: The Other Assassinated Presidents

Their deaths are less talked about than Lincoln and Kennedy, but no less important.