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The Best History Books of November

This seems like a good week to think about history.

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Yoon

Amazon's Best Books of November: Today's Releases

A National Book Award nominee, two fascinating memoirs, another notable history of the Indian Wars, and our Debut Spotlight...

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Jiles

"Born Into a New Life Through Violence": Paulette Jiles on "News of the World"

The real-life story that inspired this National Book Award nominee...

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Greg Mitchell and The Tunnels

Incredible Escapes: How JFK Tried to Suppress Documentaries about Digging Tunnels under the Berlin Wall

Historian Greg Mitchell, author of The Tunnels, talks with us about this fascinating and very human slice of history that reads like a Cold War spy thriller.

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Pax-Romana

I Came, I Saw, I Voted: Elections, Roman-Style

If we think this presidential election is unprecedented, we might just not be looking back far enough. Historian Adrian Goldsworthy--author of Pax Romana, Caesar, and How Rome Fell compares this season's circus to the political antics of ancient Rome.

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The Best History Books of October

We have entered the season when big books are being released every week. There's a winning crop of history books this month, five examples of which are below.

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Untitled

Powered by Indie: Fascinating Memoirs

We spotlight four independently published memoirs that have grabbed our attention—and squeezed our hearts.

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Trespasser

Amazon's Best Books of October: This Week's Releases

The Best of the Month selections released this week run the gamut from delightful to devastating, and everything in between...

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Boyle

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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