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Our Booksellers’ Favorite History & Current Events Books of the Season
As 2019 winds down, it’s a perfect time to reflect on the past—both the events of a momentous year and the more distant history that brought us to...
The Best History & Current Affairs Books of October 2019
This October feels like an especially good time to remember that history is happening all around us, all the time. Certainly, this is the ideal month to...
June’s Best History & Current Affairs
If it’s June, half the year has come and gone—and what an eventful year it’s already been. Putting things into perspective is what reading is for, so...
April’s Best History & Current Affairs
Complicated times—like the one we’re currently living through—require more reading. Lucky for you, we have just the thing, a short list of must-read...
Expand Your Mind with Great History & Biography Book Haul Picks
Like Faulkner said, “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” It’s impossible to fully understand our world without revisiting...
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The Best Non-Fiction of 2017
2017 was a tough year for reality, in the sense that many of us spent the year trying as hard as possible to avoid it. But the only way 2018 is going to be...
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The Best History Books, Biographies, and Memoirs of 2017
2017 was a monumental year for the world, and just as great a one for books that look back on how we got to here. These 25 books encompass a wide range of...
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The Season’s Best History Books Make Great Gifts
Every year it’s the same: we all know the holidays are coming (they’re literally marked on our calendars) and every year we find ourselves scrambling...
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5 Books About People Who Simply…Disappeared
There’s an implied belief that eventually we as a race will figure everything out. We’ll cure the common cold, we’ll manage faster-than-light travel,...
February’s Best History Books
The Blood of Emmett Till, by Timothy B. Tyson The horrific 1955 lynching of Emmett Till and the trial that followed—which resulted in acquittal from the...
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10 Gifts For Your Favorite Civil War Buff
A century and half ago, the bloody, pitched battles that defined America occurred right here on our own soil. Both sides of the Civil War were Americans...
Fall’s Best New History Books
Fall is a time of change, of hunkering down and preparing for the storms to come. It’s also a perfect time to consider the shared history that makes...