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Elkin

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A new take on the Weekend Reading feature...

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The Art of Invisibility

Weekend Reading

Strange (and creepy) events captured on VHS, a hacker's advice on how to be safe from people like himself, and re-creating the Big Bang in a laboratory are among the books our editors are reading this weekend.

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Oliver

Weekend Reading

If these titles are any indicator of what's to come, 2017 is going to be another great year for book lovers...

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H4

The Best History Books of the Year

There's no doubt that scribes are industriously recording our current interesting times for future generations to read about. Until then, here is a selection of some of our Best History Books of 2016.

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History

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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