By Fernando Cervantes


This detail-heavy work is impressive but short on new insights.

Coming to Terms with John F. Kennedy

The story of Camelot was always just that: a story.

The Diary Keepers: World War II in the Netherlands, as Written by the People Who Lived Through It

Collaborators and resisters chronicle life in Nazi-occupied Holland.

Putin’s Wars: From Chechnya to Ukraine

What fuels the Russian ruler’s thirst for conquest?

I Saw Death Coming: A History of Terror and Survival in the War against Reconstruction

Harrowing firsthand accounts of the infamous “night riders.”

The Tudors in Love: Passion and Politics in the Age of England’s Most Famous Dynasty

An intelligent, astute account of those randy royals.