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6 Reasons Bill O’Reilly’s Killing Series is a Must-Read Addition to the History Shelves

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6 Reasons Bill O’Reilly’s Killing Series is a Must-Read Addition to the History Shelves

In Killing the Rising Sun, the sixth book in his best-selling history series, Bill O’Reilly once again brings a fresh angle to a well-known chapter of...

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7 Astonishing Fact-Filled Books that Will Make You the Toast of Your Next Party

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7 Astonishing Fact-Filled Books that Will Make You the Toast of Your Next Party

Trivia is a superpower. Shortly after attaining sentience, humans instinctively begin collecting interesting facts in order to astonish and amaze their...
American Heiress Is a Fascinating Look at a Wild Chapter in American History

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American Heiress Is a Fascinating Look at a Wild Chapter in American History

It’s easy to watch the news and assume that very, very recently, everyone in the world went absolutely insane. But one of the great powers of books is...
Strange Facts About Presidential History

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Strange Facts About Presidential History

The first thing people might wonder upon glimpsing Grover Cleveland, Again! on a bookshelf is why in the world Ken Burns, the celebrated documentarian who...
Stacy Schiff’s Chilling The Witches Lays Bare a Frightening Chapter in Early American History

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Stacy Schiff’s Chilling The Witches Lays Bare a Frightening Chapter in Early American History

The Salem witch trials are often discussed as a quintessentially American phenomenon. Oh, those New England Puritans! So repressed, so obsessive, so afraid...

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4 More Years That Deserve the Bill Bryson One Summer Treatment

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4 More Years That Deserve the Bill Bryson One Summer Treatment

Reading Bill Bryson’s One Summer: America, 1927 is like having your favorite uncle read you bedtime stories—about bizarre homicides, persnickety...

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