History Buffs

Relive past eras and events with this stellar collection

  • The Devil's Diary

    A groundbreaking World War II narrative wrapped in a riveting detective story, The Devil’s Diary investigates the disappearance of a private diary penned by one of Adolf Hitler’s...

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  • The Women in the Castle

    “If you love historical fiction, this is your must-read book: It’s captivating, fascinating, and incredibly faithful to the events as they happened, and Jessica Shattuck reveals an entirely new side of what it’s like to be a woman in wartime.” --Newsweek

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  • Kick

    From celebrated biographer Paula Byrne, the remarkable life of the vivacious, clever, and forgotten Kennedy sister, who charmed the English aristocracy and was almost erased from her family history.

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  • Never Call Me a Hero

    Legendary dive-bomber “Dusty” Kleiss shares his unforgettable eyewitness account of America's greatest naval victory.

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  • Rough Riders

    Rough Riders is excellent. It’s not just first-rate history but a ripping yarn that shines new light on Theodore Roosevelt’s extraordinary life.” --Ron Hansen, author of The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

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  • Dunkirk

    The official tie-in to the blockbuster Christopher Nolan film Dunkirk (July 2017), by the film's historian, with background on the film as well as the epic true story of Dunkirk.

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  • And After the Fire

    Since reading And After the Fire, I’ve been trumpeting it as the best novel I’ve had the pleasure of reading in years.” --Elinor Lipman, author of Then She Found Me

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  • Goodnight from London

    Goodnight from London, inspired in part by the wartime experiences of the author’s own grandmother, is a captivating, heartfelt, and historically immersive story that readers are sure to embrace.

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  • The Flight

    A gripping "in-the-cockpit" narrative of Charles Lindbergh's extraordinary first transatlantic flight that transfixed the world, by aviation historian and legendary Air Force pilot Dan Hampton.

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  • The Lost Book of Moses

    In this literary, historical detective story—which occupies a space somewhere between The Hare with the Amber Eyes and The Lost City of Z—Chanan Tigay goes on a quest to find evidence of history’s famous biblical forgery and to solve the mystery of its doomed, brilliant forger.

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  • A Certain Age

    A Certain Age is a beguiling reinterpretation of Richard Strauss’s comic opera Der Rosenkavalier, set against the sweeping decadence of Gatsby’s New York.

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  • Printer's Error

    TV’s favorite rare book expert from the History Channel's Pawn Stars, Rebecca and J.P. Romney deliver a funny and fun history of the printed word.

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  • JFK

    Elegantly designed and enriched by more than 500 photographs and facsimiles of Kennedy’s marginalia on drafts of speeches, letters, and other fascinating documents, JFK is a major contribution to American history.

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  • The Baker's Secret

    'Thematically, this novel transcends even a critical moment in history to suggest the inescapable human condition of ignorance of the future, and the absolute necessity of hope, courage, and unselfish sacrifice.'' --Sena Naslund, author of Ahab's Wife

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  • The Marriage Bureau

    Penrose Halson draws from newspaper and magazine articles, advertisements, and interviews with the proprietors themselves to bring the romance and heartbreak of matchmaking during wartime to vivid, often hilarious, life in this unforgettable story of a most unusual business.

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  • The Cities That Built the Bible

    Dr. Robert Cargill, archeologist and Bible scholar, explores the cities that influenced the Bible, revealing that in order to truly understand the Bible, we must understand the cities from which it was developed.

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