There Will Be Fire

By Rory Carroll

There Will Be Fire

A propulsive account of an audacious bombing in the U.K.

How the Best Did It: Leadership Lessons from Our Top Presidents

What can we learn from our ablest commanders-in-chief?

Vagabonds: Life on the Streets of Nineteenth-Century London

Britain’s benighted scalawags had more agency than you thought.

The Blazing World

By Jonathan Healey

The Blazing World

A sweeping account of an especially volatile British era.

What Iranians Want: Women, Life, Freedom

A heartening glimpse at recent protests inside Iran.

Vagabond Princess: The Great Adventures of Gulbadan

A detailed if dry portrait of 16th-century Central Asia.

The Rise and Fall of the Second American Republic: Reconstruction, 1860-1920

Our nation has a long record of just barely doing the right thing.

A Nasty Little War: The Western Intervention into the Russian Civil War

A stellar account of a long-ago, still resonant slice of 20th-century history.