C. J. Sansom's historical mystery series features lawyer Matthew Shardlake – one of the best-drawn leading characters in the entire genre.
Tudor historian Tracy Borman evaluates the king through the eyes of his most important advisers.
The book brings together transcriptions from Robert Penn Warren's 1960s interviews with leaders as well as foot soldiers in the fight for justice.
Photographer Simon Roberts's images turn scenes into large-scale dioramas.
Japanese Americans held at Manzanar demonstrated dignity and resilience.
Tunbjork was one of Sweden’s most prominent photographers.
Gordon Parks’s work confronted racism in the pre-civil rights era.
In many ways, Ferdinand Addis's book reads more like a slightly modernized and extended version of Livy than an actual work of what we would consider modern, serious history.
Author Craig Morgan Teicher’s best insights are ultimately about poetry’s connection to the sublime.
Franzen ranges far and wide here – from birds to travel to climate change and then back to birds – sometimes leaving skid marks between pieces.
Readers who marveled at the passionate intellectual pyrotechnics of Miles's two books will notice almost immediately in this third installment that something seems fundamentally changed.
The book is a thematic continuation of author Andrew Roberts' bestselling one-volume 2014 work 'Napoleon: A Life.'
Mary’s story has been often told, but it has been interpreted differently through the generations.
Sookja Cho offers the first-ever English translation of the pre-modern classic.
In his latest historical spellbinder, bestselling author and scholar H.W. Brands profiles Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and John Calhoun, as well as the decades leading up to the Civil War.
Andrew Delbanco’s latest book is richly detailed, thought-provoking, and compelling.
This stunningly illustrated history of space exploration will fill readers with a sense of wonder and possibility.
Intriguing protagonists, lively cultural mixes, and sensitive writing make these books winners.
Nicole Chung’s personal odyssey toward self-understanding and acceptance will speak to all readers with questions about their personal history.
The power of Barbara Kingsolver’s writing illuminates the current cultural climate by finding parallels with the past in this novel divided between the 21st and 19th centuries.
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