The Burning of the World: The Great Chicago Fire and the War for a City’s Soul

A propulsive account of the 19th-century Midwestern inferno.

The Hidden Roots of White Supremacy: And the Path to a Shared American Future

Is atoning for our country’s past sins even possible?

Blood & Ink

By Joe Pompeo

Blood & Ink

A deliciously tawdry, well-told tale.

Bridge to the Sun

By Bruce Henderson

Bridge to the Sun

Unsung soldier heroes finally get their due.

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.