Undelivered: The Never-Heard Speeches that Would Have Rewritten History

An edifying, bloated chronicle of what might’ve been.

Before Central Park

By Sara Cedar Miller

Before Central Park

Unpacking the origins of Manhattan’s seminal space.

To Walk About in Freedom: The Long Emancipation of Priscilla Joyner

A formerly enslaved person shares her gripping yet incomplete story.

The Sack of Detroit

By Kenneth Whyte

The Sack of Detroit

Though persuasive in places, this exhaustive history overstates its case.

Facing the Mountain

By Daniel James Brown

Facing the Mountain

An extraordinary tale of bravery on the battlefield and the home front.