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Five Presidents: My Extraordinary Journey with Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, and Ford

by Clint Hill & Lisa McCubbin

A rare and fascinating portrait of the American presidency from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Kennedy and Me and Five Days in November.

Secret Service agent Clint Hill brings history intimately...


Game of Crowns: Elizabeth, Camilla, Kate, and the Throne

by Christopher Andersen

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of William and Kate and The Day Diana Died takes a compulsively readable look into the relationships and rivalries of Queen Elizabeth, Camilla Parker Bowles, and Kate...


The Naturalist: Theodore Roosevelt, A Lifetime of Exploration, and the Triumph of American Natural History

by Darrin Lunde

A captivating new account of how Theodore Roosevelt’s lifelong passion for the natural world set the stage for America’s wildlife conservation movement and determined his legacy as a founding father of today’s...


My Father, My President: A Personal Account of the Life of George H. W. Bush

by Doro Bush Koch

When George H. W. Bush asked Doro to write this memoir, she contacted hundreds of his friends and associates; conducted scores of interviews with dignitaries including Bill Clinton, Mikhail Gorbachev, and General...


REMEBERING FRANCO AND THE SEVEN THINGS HE DID WELL

by Ultano Kindelan Everett

In this book author reviews Franco´s record as a military leader in the Spanish Civil War, and as Spain´s head of State from 1936 until his death in 1975. For almost forty years Franco was absolute master...


Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

by James K. Libbey

Born to poor tenant farmers in a log cabin in Graves County, Kentucky, Alben Barkley (1877--1956) rose to achieve a national political stature equaled by few of his contemporaries. His memorable public career...


The Residence

by Kate Andersen Brower

“Absolutely delicious.”—Washington Post

From the mystique of the glamorous Kennedys to the tumult that surrounded Bill and Hillary Clinton during the president’s impeachment to the historic tenure of...


"Most Blessed of the Patriarchs": Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination

by Annette Gordon-Reed & Peter S. Onuf

A groundbreaking work of history that explicates Thomas Jefferson’s vision of himself, the American Revolution, Christianity, slavery, and race.

Thomas Jefferson is often portrayed as a hopelessly enigmatic...


The Can't-idates: Running For President When Nobody Knows Your Name

by Craig Tomashoff

In 2012, nearly 500 people filed election papers to run for President of the United States. A full year before the 2016 presidential elections, 1400+ people had already thrown their hats in the ring. Who ...


9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America: And Four Who Tried to Save Her

by Brion McClanahan

Of the forty-four presidents who have led the United States, nine made mistakes that permanently scarred the nation. Which nine? Brion McClanahan, author of The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Founding Fathers...


Dead Presidents: An American Adventure into the Strange Deaths and Surprising Afterlives of Our Nation's Leaders

by Brady Carlson

An entertaining exploration into the death stories of our nation’s greatest leaders—and the wild ways we choose to remember and memorialize them.

To public radio host and reporter Brady Carlson, the weighty...


Hitler: 1889-1936 Hubris

by Ian Kershaw

Hailed as the most compelling biography of the German dictator yet written, Ian Kershaw's Hitler brings us closer than ever before to the heart of its subject's immense darkness.

From his illegitimate birth...


Korea's Syngman Rhee: An Unauthorized Portrait

by Richard C. Allen

This book of Korean history is an unofficial and exceptionally honest biography of South Korea's deposed chief executive, Syngman Rhee.

Rhee's career spanned the decades between the late-nineteenth-century period...


The Golden Lad: The Haunting Story of Quentin and Theodore Roosevelt

by Eric Burns

Theodore Roosevelt is one of the most fascinating and written-about presidents in American history—yet the most poignant tale about this larger-than-life man has never been told.

More than a century has passed...


Let the People Rule: Theodore Roosevelt and the Birth of the Presidential Primary

by Geoffrey Cowan

“Cowan has brought to life a fascinating part of TR’s story usually left out of the history books. He tells it with verve and suspense, warts and all, his insights deepened by his own impressive background...


Breach of Trust: How the Warren Commission Failed the Nation and Why

by Gerald D. McKnight

The Warren Commission's major conclusion was that Lee Harvey Oswald was the "lone assassin" of President John F. Kennedy. Gerald McKnight rebuts that view in a meticulous and devastating dissection of the Commission's...


Lincoln and Shakespeare

by Michael Anderegg

It was the measure of Shakespeare's poetic greatness, an early commentator remarked, that he thoroughly blended the ideal with the practical or realistic. "If this be so," Walt Whitman wrote, "I should say that...


Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush

by Jon Meacham

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review | Time | NPR | St. Louis Post-Dispatch...


The Washingtons: George and Martha, "Join'd by Friendship, Crown'd by Love"

by Flora Fraser

A full-scale portrait of the marriage of the father and mother of our country—and of the struggle for independence that he led

The Washingtons’ long union begins in colonial Virginia in 1759, when George...


Reagan: The Inside Story

by Edwin Meese III

Former attorney general Edwin Meese III offers unequaled insight on the career and policies of his friend and former boss, Ronald Reagan. From Reagan's days as governor of California to his two terms in the...