The First Elizabeth

Elizabeth was not just Queen, she was ruler. In an age of male supremacy she, by sheer force of character, became not only the unchallenged leader of the English but also the...

Great Harry The Extravagant Life of Henry VIII

In lively, absorbing prose that rivals the finest literary fiction, prize-winning historian Carolly Erickson recreates the life of the notorious Tudor king, Henry VIII. In his...

In His Steps

Over one hundred years ago, Reverend Charles Sheldon stepped up to the pulpit to deliver a sermon to his little flock of Congregationalists. Little did he know that his humble...

Martin Luther King, Jr., on Leadership Inspiration and Wisdom for Challenging Times

The best-selling author of The Founding Fathers on Leadership takes an inspiring look at what it takes to lead in challenging times. Using lessons culled from Dr. King's written...

Her Little Majesty The Life of Queen Victoria

Her Little Majesty is a fresh and fascinating portrait of the diminutive monarch who ruled the vast British empire for over 60 years. Award-winning biographer and historian,...

To the Gates of Richmond

It was the largest campaign ever attempted in the Civil War: the Peninsula campaign of 1862. General George McClellan planned to advance from Yorktown up the Virginia Peninsula...

The Compleat Angler

“It would sweeten a man’s temper at any time to read it,” wrote essayist Charles Lamb some years after this novel was first published in 1653. Of course, The Compleat Angler...

The Perfect Mile Three Athletes. One Goal. And Less Than Four Minutes to Achieve It

In the tradition of Seabiscuit, critically acclaimed author Neal Bascomb reaches back to the golden age of sport and crafts an utterly captivating narrative of what may be the...

The Great Crash 1929

With grace and wit, America's foremost economist examines the boom-and-bust that led to the stock market crash of 1929. Economic writings are rarely notable for their...

Coming into the Country

Those who have traveled into America's only remaining frontier rarely come back out the same. Only in Alaska can we come close to understanding what our forefathers must have felt...

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