50 Years of Earth Day History: How Silent Spring Changed the World

Rachel Carson’s New York Times best seller launched a global movement.

How Former Slave Elizabeth Keckley Befriended the Lincolns

An excerpt from the memoir of a woman who bought her own freedom and became a dressmaker for Mary Todd Lincoln.

8 Books About the War in the Pacific

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

Revisiting The Color Purple: A Discussion with Alice Walker

Ms. Walker answers readers' questions about her most famous work.

26 Must-Read Books by Black Authors

Celebrate black authors’ fiction, nonfiction and poetry.

17 Holocaust Books You Have Never Read Before

Go beyond the famous works in Holocaust literature.

Gloria Steinem on The Color Purple

The iconic feminist praises Alice Walker's ability to move readers.

FLOTUS Power: 10 Books on Kick-Ass First Ladies

These First Ladies were leaders in their own right.

11 Iconic Books that Defined the 1960s

Go inside the sexiest and most scandalous decade in U.S. history.

16 Best Darn Western Books of All Time

Lasso up these classics for your reading rodeo.

Art in Fiction: 10 Novels That Take You Beyond The Goldfinch

If you loved Donna Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, we know what you should read next.

Celebrate Liberty with 8 Books about the American Revolution

Discover stellar stories about the war that gave birth to our nation.

11 True Stories About America’s Military Heroes

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

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.

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.

16 Essential Titanic Books

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

[CLOSED] GIVEAWAY: Win Powerful Books by Powerful Women + More!

Together with The Woolfer, we're giving away a tote bag and an Amazon Fire 7 tablet loaded with books by amazing female authors.

Gloria Steinem's Favorite Books, in Her Own Words

The legendary feminist and activist reveals the books that have influenced her life and outlook.

20 Biographies of Remarkable Women That You Need to Read

These fascinating biographies deserve a spot on your must-read list.

The Best Presidential Biographies For History Buffs

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