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One Minute to Midnight

by Michael Dobbs

In October 1962, at the height of the Cold War, the United States and the Soviet Union came to the brink of nuclear conflict over the placement of Soviet missiles in Cuba. In this hour-by-hour chronicle of those...


The Mighty Fallen

by Larry Bond & f-stop Fitzgerald

The Mighty Fallen is a beautiful, evocative presentation of more than 150 never-before-seen photographs of the nation's greatest monuments and war memorials, along with text that describes the memorials and...


The Making of the President 1968

by Theodore H. White

In The Making of the President 1968, the third volume of the groundbreaking series that revolutionized American political journalism, Theodore H. White offers a compelling account of one of the most turbulent...


The Making of the President 1972

by Theodore H. White

In The Making of the President 1972, the fourth volume of narrative history of American politics in action, Theodore H. White brings his defining quartet of campaign narratives to a surprising and riveting close....


The Day Lincoln Was Shot

by Jim Bishop

At seven o'clock on the morning of April 14, 1865, President Lincoln came out of his bedroom, nodded to the night guard, and started down the hall to his office. At 7:22 the following morning Surgeon General...


Forgotten Ellis Island: Fear and Fever on Ellis Island

by Lorie Conway

A century ago, in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, one of the world's greatest public hospitals was built. Massive and modern, the hospital's twenty-two state-of-the-art buildings were crammed onto two small...


Flying Tigers: Claire Chennault and his American Volunteers, 1941-1942

by Daniel Ford

During World War II, in the skies over Rangoon, Burma, a handful of American pilots met and bloodied the "Imperial Wild Eagles" of Japan and in turn won immortality as the Flying Tigers. One of America's most...


The Mental Floss History of the United States

by Erik Sass, Will Pearson & Mangesh Hattikudur

Smarter than a history teacher, funnier than the Founding Fathers, and more American than Alaska, an almost (but not entirely) comprehensive primer on American history (or at least, the good stuff)

In trademark...


Bloody Crimes

by James L. Swanson

On the morning of April 2, 1865, Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy, received a telegram from General Robert E. Lee. There is no more time—the Yankees are coming, it warned. Shortly before midnight,...


Nine Hills to Nambonkaha

by Sarah Erdman

A portrait of a resilient African village, ruled until recently by magic and tradition, now facing modern problems and responding, often triumphantly, to change

When Sarah Erdman, a Peace Corps volunteer, arrived...


The Invention of Murder

by Judith Flanders

“Superb… Flanders’s convincing and smart synthesis of the evolution of an official police force, fictional detectives, and real-life cause célèbres will appeal to devotees of true crime and detective...


Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson

by Jennifer Hecht

In the tradition of grand sweeping histories such as From Dawn To Decadence, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, and A History of God, Hecht champions doubt and questioning as one of the great and noble,...


Off the Main Lines: A Photographic Odyssey

by Don L. Hofsommer

In this visually stunning and comprehensive photographic essay, railroad historian and photographer Donovan L. Hofsommer records the end of branchline passenger service, the demise of electric railroads, the...


St Cuthbert's Corpse: A Life After Death

by David Willem

The miracle of St Cuthbert's incorrupt corpse has been the subject of much fascination since his death over thirteen-hundred years ago, inspiring pilgrims, monks, and even the construction of Durham Cathedral...


Life in a Medieval Monastery: The Monks of Durham Cathedral

by Anne Boyd

A fascinating glimpse into the world of Medieval Monasticism.

Durham Cathedral is one of the most complete sets of monastic buildings in Europe, housing clues to the life of a prominent and thriving medieval...


Building St Cuthbert's Shrine: Durham Cathedral and the Life of Prior Turgot

by Lionel Green & Peter Hopkins

Durham Cathedral was built as the Shrine of St Cuthbert. Without Cuthbert, this great Norman edifice would not exist, and neither would the castle or, indeed, the city of Durham.

Construction was begun by Bishop...


The Jehovah's Witnesses and the Nazis: Persecution, Deportation, and Murder, 1933-1945

by Sylvie Graffard, Michel Reynaud & Michael Berenbaum

This is the remarkable story of German and European Jehovah's Witnesses persecuted by the Nazis, who could have avoided persecution by simply renouncing their faith yet who refused in the majority of cases,...


Cathedral, Forge, and  Waterwheel: Technology and Invention in the Middle Ages

by Joseph Gies & Frances Gies

An illuminating look at the monumental inventions of the Middle Ages, by the authors of Life in a Medieval Castle.


A Medieval Family

by Frances Gies & Joseph Gies

The Pastons family of Norfolk, England, has long been known to medieval scholars for its large collection of personal correspondence, which has survived five centuries. Revealing a wealth of information about...


Outnumbered, Outgunned, Undeterred: Twenty Battles Against All Odds

by Rob Johnson

How military forces have prevailed against the odds, explained through vivid narratives and specially commissioned battle plans. Throughout history men and women have fought, endured, and sometimes emerged victorious...