Nathaniel Philbrick retells the story of the bloodiest battle of the American Revolution, after which there was no turning back.
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
Books may seem universally beloved, but these historical persons, from Martin Luther to Woodrow Wilson, weren't such big fans.
E.L Konigsburg won the Newbery Medal twice and is best known for her children's book 'From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler.'
Here are 16 quotes to mark the birthday of American founding father Thomas Jefferson.
Rand Paul, a potential 2016 presidential candidate, said in a speech at Howard University that the Republican party was rooted in the presidency of Abraham Lincoln and efforts to rid the South of oppressive Jim Crow laws.
A look back at three major pieces of historical federal legislation, started and finished by small groups of men intent on statesmanship.
'Accidental Racist' puts racial dialogue under a microscope, drawing criticism for its collaborators: country singer Brad Paisley and rapper LL Cool J.
Robert Remini dies: The Andrew Jackson scholar wrote at least 10 books about the former president. Robert Remini also wrote books about Mormon leader Joseph Smith and President John Quincy Adams.
April showers bring May flowers. Here's some fresh non-fiction to check out this spring while you enjoy the new greenery.