David King's engrossing and well-researched new book provides context explaining why so many tolerated Hitler before and after his failed beer hall putsch.
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This neat piece of narrative history explores a remarkable life story that deserves a wider audience.
A Loch Ness-like monster last seen in the late 1600s rears its head again in this delightful novel set in the Victorian era.
Somali-Italian author and journalist Igiaba Scego writes with forthright simplicity and unblinking honesty.
In this story of the turning point of the Vietnam War, 'Black Hawk Down' author Bowden wades into deeper historical waters.
It was largely women who led the drive to get their communities to embrace Civil War monuments.
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Manal Sharif hoped – but failed – to find a way to live and work as a single woman in Saudi Arabia.
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The author of 'The Master' and 'Brooklyn' takes on one of the greatest and most wrenching stories of classical myth.
Robert Finch is today's best, most perceptive Cape Cod writer in a line extending all the way back to Henry David Thoreau.
According to this new biography, Franklin started wrestling with religion and morality as a teenager and never stopped pondering the natures of God, humanity, and the universe.
Biographer Sidney Blumenthal finds a deeply fascinating story in an often overlooked period of Lincoln's life.
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A new book by a Library of Congress historian unearths once-forgotten tidbits of history related to the Great War.
Cathy Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy's work is a truly impressive feat of journalism and also an intensely gripping reading experience.
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