In a California campaign stop Obama says Abraham Lincoln would not have fit in among this year's GOP candidates. Perhaps. But would Thomas Jefferson have made a good modern Democrat?
Niall Ferguson examines a German life of privilege, lived through a significant swath of European history.
This biography of LBJ is the latest in the well-received American Presidents Series.
A French aristocrat and his British servant travel to America to study its penal system in this unlikely but delightful early 19th-century buddy comedy.
Julius Caesar was forewarned about the "Ides of March." March 15 wasn't his best day.