Wide Awake: The Forgotten Force that Elected Lincoln and Spurred the Civil War

A 19th-century political movement feels eerily familiar in the 21st.

The Indispensable Right: Free Speech in an Age of Rage

A Trump apologist values at least some of the U.S. Constitution.

Patton’s Prayer: A True Story of Courage, Faith, and Victory in World War II

Appealing to the Almighty during the Battle of the Bulge.

Fat Leonard: How One Man Bribed, Bilked, and Seduced the U.S. Navy

A sickening scandal made possible with help from America’s finest.

When the Smoke Cleared

By Kyla Sommers

When the Smoke Cleared

A detailed, challenging account of historic unrest in the District.

Newshawks in Berlin: The Associated Press and Nazi Germany

By Larry Heinzerling and Randy Herschaft with Ann Cooper

Newshawks in Berlin: The Associated Press and Nazi Germany

Ignoring atrocities in the name of access.

A Brutal Reckoning

By Peter Cozzens

A Brutal Reckoning

An engrossing account of a little-remembered slaughter.

The Politics of Fear: The Peculiar Persistence of American Paranoia

From Pizzagate to QAnon, conspiracy theories are nothing new.