Blood and Ruins: The Last Imperial War, 1931-1945

An intriguing reassessment of what really fueled WWII.

Making History: The Storytellers Who Shaped the Past

A valuable appraisal of those who tell the tales.

My Old Kentucky Home: The Astonishing Life and Reckoning of an Iconic American Song

The problematic past and hopeful future of a contentious tune.

Tiger Girl and the Candy Kid

The rollicking account of a Bonnie-and-Clyde-like duo's Jazz Era escapades.

The War that Made the Roman Empire: Antony, Cleopatra, and Octavian at Actium

A seminal battle is brought brilliantly to life.

The Man Who Invented Motion Pictures: A True Tale of Obsession, Murder, and the Movies

It’s this book’s account of history, not homicide, that’s truly riveting.

Lincoln and the Fight for Peace

A stirring account of how the great man’s legacy endures.