On this day 227 years ago, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention released the text of a new charter of government. They had wrangled since late May, through a sweltering summer, to produce a document that carried deep flaws and great virtues. To mark Constitution Day, we offer a list of five great books about America’s seminal manuscript.
A popular skeptic puts a secular spin on the mystical.
By Art Taylor
In this historical novel set during England’s Wars of the Roses, Queen Margaret of Anjou is the heroine of the story.
Significant documents illuminate Christianity in Ireland and the life of Saint Patrick in the four centuries following his birth.
By Joye Shepperd
Meet the four engaging Romanov sisters, who sparkle with personality and humor during a dark time in Russian history.