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The Ultimate Slow Burn Reading List

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The Ultimate Slow Burn Reading List

Podcasts have come into their own in recent years, and in a post-Serial world, we’re all suffering from choice paralysis when it comes to picking our...
September’s Best History Books

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September’s Best History Books

This month’s crop of history books includes a fascinating look into the nature of leadership from one of our greatest living historians, a thriller-like...
July’s Best History Books

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July’s Best History Books

There’s no better time to contemplate how the past shapes the present (and the future) than the month we celebrate the birth of our nation. This month,...
The Ex-Presidents Bookshelf

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The Ex-Presidents Bookshelf

With a few notable exceptions, becoming president of The United States is a demanding career path that requires boundless energy, deep resources both...
June’s Best History Books

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June’s Best History Books

Give your summer reading a solid foundation with the month’s best new history books, including the incredible true stories of the murder trial that...
10 Books that Reveal Secret Histories

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10 Books that Reveal Secret Histories

To paraphrase former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld, when it comes to history, there are known knowns, known unknowns, and unknowns unknowns. It’s...
The Best New History Books of May

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The Best New History Books of May

Three Days in Moscow: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of the Soviet Empire, by Bret Baier Baier, chief political anchor at Fox News, examines the role Ronald...
The Best New History Books of April 2018

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The Best New History Books of April 2018

The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America, by Timothy Snyder Snyder offers a sobering look at the rise of authoritarian leaders abroad as well as in...
The Best History Books of March 2018

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The Best History Books of March 2018

History moves pretty fast, and it’s impossible to pay attention to everything at once. History books open windows onto a frozen period of the past,...
10 Books Celebrating Influential Women in History

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10 Books Celebrating Influential Women in History

March is Women’s History Month, so to celebrate, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite historical fiction books about some awesome women through the...
Celebrate President’s Day with 25 Fictional Presidents

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Celebrate President’s Day with 25 Fictional Presidents

President’s Day is around the corner, so we compiled a list of 25 fictional presidents for you to read about! If watching the news bums you out, but...
The Best History Books of February 2018

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The Best History Books of February 2018

February offers up a short list of fascinating, informative, and surprising history books that will expand your understanding of the world you live in....

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