The Subversive Seventies

An erudite exploration of a surprisingly pivotal decade.

Brooding Over Bloody Revenge: Enslaved Women’s Lethal Resistance

A scorching, stunning look at private revolts against bondage.

The Fifth Act

By Elliot Ackerman

The Fifth Act

A painful, essential read from perhaps the only author who could’ve written it.


By Elisabeth Griffith


A dense, comprehensive look at an ongoing struggle.

The Devils Will Get No Rest: FDR, Churchill, and the Plan That Won the War

A valuable, overly dense account of the pivotal Casablanca Conference.

The Summer of 1876: Outlaws, Lawmen, and Legends in the Season that Defined the American West

A fascinating rundown of the frontier’s famed good and bad guys (and girls).

O Say Can You Hear?

By Mark Clague

O Say Can You Hear?

A captivating chronicle of America’s song.