History

The Banished Immortal

The Banished Immortal

From the National Book Award-winning author of Waiting: a narratively driven, deeply human biography of the Tang dynasty poet Li Bai—also known as Li PoIn his own time...

Read more ›
William Cooper's Town

William Cooper's Town

William Cooper and James Fenimore Cooper, a father and son who embodied the contradictions that divided America in the early years of the Republic, are brought to life in this Pulitzer Prize-winning...

Read more ›
American Sanctuary

American Sanctuary

From “one of the most wide-ranging and imaginative historians in America today; there is no one else quite like him in the profession” (Gordon S. Wood)—a dazzling and original work of history. A. Roger Ekirch’s American...

Read more ›
Heirs of the Founders

Heirs of the Founders

From New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how, in nineteenth-century America, a new set of political giants battled to complete the unfinished...

Read more ›
Hoover

Hoover

"An exemplary biography—exhaustively researched, fair-minded and easy to read. It can nestle on the same shelf as David McCullough’s Truman, a high compliment indeed." —The...

Read more ›
Selected Writings

Selected Writings

A new hardcover selection of the best writings of the visionary German naturalist whose ideas changed the way we see the natural world. Selected and introduced by Andrea Wulf.Alexander...

Read more ›
The Front Runner (All the Truth Is Out Movie Tie-in)

The Front Runner (All the Truth Is Out Movie Tie-in)

Now a major motion picture "The Front Runner" starring Hugh JackmanAn NPR Best Book of the YearIn May 1987, Colorado Senator Gary Hart—a dashing, reform-minded...

Read more ›
Living with the Gods

Living with the Gods

In the same format as his best-selling books A History of the World in 100 Objects and Germany: Memories of a Nation--the acclaimed art historian now gives us a magnificent...

Read more ›
The White Darkness

The White Darkness

By the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Killers of the Flower Moon, a powerful true story of adventure and obsession in the Antarctic, lavishly illustrated with color photographsHenry...

Read more ›
American Dialogue

American Dialogue

The award-winning author of Founding Brothers and The Quartet now gives us a deeply insightful examination of the relevance of the views of George Washington, Thomas...

Read more ›
Titans of History

Titans of History

In this inspiring, horrifying, and accessible collection of short, entertaining, and vivid life stories, Simon Sebag Montefiore—one of our pre-eminent historians and a prizewinning...

Read more ›
Lenin

Lenin

Victor Sebestyen's riveting biography of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin—the first major biography in English in nearly two decades—is not only a political examination of one of the most important historical figures...

Read more ›
Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation

Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation

A timeless story rediscovered by each new generation, The Diary of a Young Girl stands without peer. For both young readers and adults it continues to capture the remarkable...

Read more ›
The Diary of Samuel Pepys

The Diary of Samuel Pepys

A newly edited selection from the most famous, colorful, and vivid diarist in the English language--in the most accessible, uncensored, and clearly annotated edition available.Though...

Read more ›
Election Night 2016

Election Night 2016

The last president election was a stunning political upset when Donald Trump, a billionaire businessman won in a political coup, with no experience whatsoever. But along with this...

Read more ›
The End of History Not

The End of History Not

In December 2016, the Guardian reporter and former Moscow bureau chief Luke Harding, quietly met Christopher Steele, who’s infamous dossier sparked one of the most sensational scandals...

Read more ›
The Evil Empire Speech, 1983

The Evil Empire Speech, 1983

Crucially relevant over thirty years after its delivery, President Ronald Reagan's Evil Empire speech to the National Association of Evangelicals is a classic of the American rhetorical...

Read more ›
Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World, 1914-1948

Gandhi: The Years That Changed the World, 1914-1948

The second and concluding volume of the magisterial biography that began with the acclaimed, Gandhi Before India: the definitive portrait of the life and work of one...

Read more ›
On Desperate Ground

On Desperate Ground

"Superb...A masterpiece of thorough research, deft pacing and arresting detail...This war story — the fight to break out of a frozen hell near the Chosin Reservoir — has been told many times before. But Sides tells it exceedingly well,...

Read more ›
The Way We Live Now

The Way We Live Now

In this selection from her searing cultural history of the last half century, Susan Jacoby chronicles the menacing surge of anti-rationalism in contemporary American life and the...

Read more ›
What Is Fascism?

What Is Fascism?

Based on a lifetime’s worth of research, esteemed historian Robert Paxton explores what fascism is and how it has come to have a lasting and continued impact on our history. In the...

Read more ›
The King and the Catholics

The King and the Catholics

From beloved historian Antonia Fraser comes the dramatic story of how Catholics in the United Kingdom won back their rights after two centuries of official discrimination.In the summer...

Read more ›
The Jungle Grows Back

The Jungle Grows Back

"An incisive, elegantly written, new book about America’s unique role in the world." --Tom Friedman, The New York TimesA brilliant and visionary argument...

Read more ›
Young Benjamin Franklin

Young Benjamin Franklin

In this new account of Franklin's early life, Pulitzer finalist Nick Bunker portrays him as a complex, driven young man who elbows his way to success.From...

Read more ›

Load more