Plunder

By Cynthia Saltzman

Plunder

A riveting piece of European history told through a work of art.

Before Central Park

By Sara Cedar Miller

Before Central Park

Unpacking the origins of Manhattan’s seminal space.

American Comics: A History

A detailed account of the rise, fall, and potential resurrection of graphic storytelling in the U.S.

Plunder: Napoleon’s Theft of Veronese’s Feast

A riveting piece of European history told through a work of art.

The Man in the Red Coat

By Julian Barnes

The Man in the Red Coat

A tour-de-force account of La Belle Époque’s luminary figures.

Hidden Tapestry

By Debra Dean

Hidden Tapestry

A novelist teases out the truth about the elusive artist’s life.

The Last Castle

By Denise Kiernan

The Last Castle

Edith Vanderbilt shines in this history of North Carolina’s famed Biltmore Estate.