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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Powered by Indie: Fascinating Memoirs

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

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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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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: 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

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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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 of the Month. (And no, they were not selected for...

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It's Time to Go

Time is wasting, people. Here's a list to inspire adventures before the summer is over.

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