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While the reads above use fiction to discuss the past, these books give us factual portraits of history taking readers through the Revolutionary War, the massacre at Wounded Knee, the Civil War, Women’s Suffrage, World War II, the Stonewall uprising, and more. Click for More History Books. Want more content like this? Click below to […]

The unforgettable story of a military family that lost two sons—one to suicide and one in combat—and channeled their grief into fighting the armed forces’ suicide epidemic. “In his superb new book, The Invisible Front, Yochi Dreazen paints a deeply disturbing portrait of the overstretched United States Army, downsizing in Afghanistan while deploying against the […]

Award-winning novelist Suki Kim’s haunting memoir of teaching English to the sons of North Korea’s elite during the last six months of Kim Jong Il’s reign—a moving and incalculably rare glimpse of life in the world’s most unknowable country, and at the privileged young men she calls “soldiers and slaves.” –Unprecedented access.  –Author has deep […]