25 Modern Classic Must-Reads

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    25 Modern Classic Must-Reads

    This list of essential titles has something for everyone.

    by Jessica Ferri

    Challenge Yourself to Read...A Book That Transports You to a Different Time

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    Challenge Yourself to Read...A Book That Transports You to a Different Time

    Take a journey to the past with epic historical fiction, riveting biographies, and more.  

    by Early Bird Books Staff

    How Edward Gorey Helped Revolutionize the Publishing Industry

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    How Edward Gorey Helped Revolutionize the Publishing Industry

    As a cover designer for Doubleday Anchor, the famed illustrator played a part in the roll-out of the "trade paperback."

    by Olivia Mason

    15 Holocaust Books You Have Never Read Before

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    10 Thought-Provoking Books About Leadership

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    10 Thought-Provoking Books About Leadership

    What does it mean to be a great leader?

    by Stephen Lovely

    The Best Presidential Biographies

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    The Best Presidential Biographies

    Dig into 45 top-notch biographies—one for each American president.

    by Jonathan Bernstein

    10 Pearl Harbor Books Every History Buff Should Read

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    10 Pearl Harbor Books Every History Buff Should Read

    Learn more about the tragedy that changed history.

    by Stephen Lovely

    Laying the Conspiracy Theories to Rest: The Assassination of JFK

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    Laying the Conspiracy Theories to Rest: The Assassination of JFK

    In "Case Closed," award-winning journalist Gerald Posner recounts what truly happened on that fateful day in November 1963.

    by Olivia Mason

    Biloxi Blues: School District in Mississippi Bans <em>To Kill a Mockingbird</em>

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    Biloxi Blues: School District in Mississippi Bans To Kill a Mockingbird

    In light of the recent ban on Harper Lee's classic, one writer reflects on the history of racism and "To Kill a Mockingbird" in the South.

    by BookTrib

    5 Unforgettable Books on the Korean War

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    5 Unforgettable Books on the Korean War

    The devastatingly bloody war deserves its place in history.

    by Jessica Ferri

    10 Unforgettable Vietnam War Books

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    10 Unforgettable Vietnam War Books

    Go beyond Ken Burns' documentary and discover the landmark memoirs and bestselling novels of the Vietnam War.

    by Olivia Mason

    &quot;Villainous Perfidy&quot;: Benedict Arnold's Betrayal of George Washington

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    "Villainous Perfidy": Benedict Arnold's Betrayal of George Washington

    "Washington: The Indispensable Man" examines the character of the first President of the United States, and how the treachery of a man who he considered to be an ally shaped his future.

    by Olivia Mason

    8 Books That Explore the History of World Religions

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    8 Books That Explore the History of World Religions

    Discover the history behind the religions that have shaped humanity.

    by Olivia Mason

    9 Inspiring Survival Stories for Fans of <em>Dunkirk</em>

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    9 Inspiring Survival Stories for Fans of Dunkirk

    Like the heroes of the Battle of Dunkirk, these survivors stood their ground in the face of impossible odds.

    by Olivia Mason

    True Stories About America’s Military Heroes

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    True Stories About America’s Military Heroes

    Celebrate the true stories of American military heroes who answered the call of duty.

    by Staff

    8 Revealing Books About Richard Nixon and the Watergate Scandal

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    8 Revealing Books About Richard Nixon and the Watergate Scandal

    Trump isn't the first president to stir up a storm of controversy.

    by Olivia Mason

    The Latest <em>Dunkirk</em> Trailer Packs a Serious Punch

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    The Latest Dunkirk Trailer Packs a Serious Punch

    Get inside the battle that was truly fought by a nation.

    by Olivia Mason

    6 Necessary Fiction Books About World War I

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    6 Necessary Fiction Books About World War I

    The Great War not only affected the relationships between countries—it also left a mark on literature.

    by Bookstr

    10 Civil War Books That Inform and Entertain

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    10 Civil War Books That Inform and Entertain

    These histories tell the story of the Civil War with literary flair.

    by Stephen Lovely

    10 Essential Titanic Books

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    10 Essential Titanic Books

    The true stories of the "Unsinkable Ship" are more fascinating than any movie.

    by Olivia Mason

    Step Inside the White House With These Entertaining Reads

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    Step Inside the White House With These Entertaining Reads

    Learn what really goes on behind those closed Palladian doors.

    by DeAnna Janes and Greta Shull

    15 Nonfiction Spy Books More Thrilling Than John le Carré

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    15 Nonfiction Spy Books More Thrilling Than John le Carré

    When it comes to spy stories, the truth is often stranger—and more compelling—than fiction.

    by Stephen Lovely

    Crazy Horse and Custer, A Dual Biography

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    Crazy Horse and Custer, A Dual Biography

    Read an Excerpt from Crazy Horse and Custer by bestselling author Stephen Ambrose.

    by Rachel Krupitsky

    10 Books on Terrorism From Our 16 Years at War

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    10 Books on Terrorism From Our 16 Years at War

    Great nonfiction from the soldiers, journalists, and historians of the war on terror.

    by Renata Sweeney

    What was it like it to be John Lennon’s neighbor?

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    What was it like it to be John Lennon’s neighbor?

    "Life at the Dakota" offers an of-the-period account of John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s time in the Dakota Building.

    by Sarah Janet

    FLOTUS Power: 6 Books on Kick-Ass First Ladies

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    FLOTUS Power: 6 Books on Kick-Ass First Ladies

    These First Ladies were leaders in their own right.

    by Jessica Ferri

    All I Have is a Voice: 12 Epic World War II Novels

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    All I Have is a Voice: 12 Epic World War II Novels

    Celebrate the anniversary of Victory Day with these moving WWII novels.

    by Jessica Ferri

    God Save the Queen: 8 Royal Reads for Her Majesty’s Birthday

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    God Save the Queen: 8 Royal Reads for Her Majesty’s Birthday

    Whether you're a royalist or not, you can still enjoy these royal reads.

    by Jessica Ferri

    10 Top-Notch Works of Journalism

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    10 Top-Notch Works of Journalism

    Get your knowledge on with these groundbreaking works of journalism.

    by Greta Shull

    10 Brainy Beach Reads

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    10 Brainy Beach Reads

    Just because you're checked out of the office doesn't mean you're checked out of great reading.

    by Noomie Tiwutanond

    8 Extraordinary Biographies About Strong Women

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    8 Extraordinary Biographies About Strong Women

    Flex your power muscle with these inspiring biographies.

    by DeAnna Janes

    Reading Through History: The Battles of World War II

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    Literary Pilgrimage: Virginia Woolf’s England

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    Literary Pilgrimage: Virginia Woolf’s England

    Take a tour of England through the life and work of Virginia Woolf.

    by Jessica Ferri

    9 Shocking Things You Didn’t Know About the Suffrage Movement

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    9 Shocking Things You Didn’t Know About the Suffrage Movement

    You know they battled for a woman’s right to vote, but did you know they also faced feeding tubes, macho critics, and police brutality?

    by DeAnna Janes

    HistoReads: Top 10 Greatest Leaders of All Time

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    HistoReads: Top 10 Greatest Leaders of All Time

    Play "follow the leader" with biographies about history’s most notable people.

    by DeAnna Janes

    9 Quotes to Celebrate Women’s Equality Day

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    9 Quotes to Celebrate Women’s Equality Day

    Girls just wanna have equal rights.

    by Staff

    Barack Obama Releases His Summer Reading List

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    Barack Obama Releases His Summer Reading List

    The President plans to read six books during his 16-day vacation.

    by The Reading Room

    10 Unapologetic Books About Race in America

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    10 Unapologetic Books About Race in America

    These works started the dialogue; we're continuing the conversation.

    by Noomie Tiwutanond

    7 Books About the War in the Pacific

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    7 Books About the War in the Pacific

    Read your way through WWII with these true stories of blood, sand, and saltwater.

    by Renata Sweeney

    9 Powerful Civil Rights Quotes About Equality in America

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    9 Powerful Civil Rights Quotes About Equality in America

    Celebrate the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with these influential reads.

    by Rachel Krupitsky

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