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Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, high-stakes Survivor, an unsung 60s icon, and the Twelve Days of Christmas (you read that right).

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After-Yorktown

After Yorktown: The War Without End

How much do we really know about the American Revolution? After Yorktown goes beyond the iconic, highlight reel moments to explore the war from unexpected angles.

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Weekend reading

Weekend Reading

This edition features a detective tale set in Victorian London, two Beach Boy bios, and a salve for the slovenly...

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Ghosts of the Chelsea Hotel

For over 150 years, the New York landmark has amassed as many tales and secrets as there are bricks in its Victorian Gothic facade. Here is a (by no means comprehensive) list of books celebrating the hotel, its misfits, and their art.

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Hit

The Best History Books of August

This entire summer has been great for history books. In keeping with that theme, August has some big hits, once again betraying the common impression that summer is only for beach reads. Here's a selection of our Best History Books...

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Perfect horse

How the Army Taught Courage Before World War II: Elizabeth Letts on "The Perfect Horse"

Elizabeth Letts talks about the brave men who remembered the lesson to put their horses first...

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Weekend reading

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, the stories behind some of your favorite songs, a ragtag band of brothers rescue treasured horses, and other heroics of a fantastical kind...

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H1

The Best History Books of July

Summer is traditionally the time for a frothy beach read. But what if you're not into froth?

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The Trees

Weekend Reading

In this edition of Weekend Reading, ill-tempered trees, a desperate mother, and our very own Jon Foro seeks closure...

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Best of the Year So Far

Best of the Year...So Far

It’s always a thrill to look back over the past six months and share which books have stood out...

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