Wyatt’s Wanderings

by Tom Clavin

It was 94 years ago this month that Wyatt Earp died. For some people, it might be hard to believe that the famous Wild West lawman lived another 47 years after leaving Tombstone, Arizona, behind.… Read the article

The President is Hiding

by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch

The Nazi Conspiracy by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch covers the little-known true story of a Nazi plot to kill FDR, Joseph Stalin, and Winston Churchill at the height of World War II. Read … Read the article

Brooklyn Bends

by Tom Clavin

In January 1869, construction began on the Brooklyn Bridge. Obviously, work got underway in wintry conditions, but that was just the first of many challenges. That the bridge was built at all was remarkable, and credit goes … Read the article

The Room Where It Happened

by Laura Dail

In the summer of 1971, the Special Investigative Unit, or SIU that would come to be known as “the Plumbers” was urgently taking shape. David Young, one of Henry Kissinger’s aides, who would co-direct the unit along … Read the article

Thomas Jefferson on Slavery and Abolition

by Kevin R. C. Gutzman

The Jeffersonians chronicles the lives, policy initiatives, and critical decisions of three visionary Virginian presidents—Jefferson, Madison, and Monroe. In the following excerpt, author Kevin R. C. Gutzman discusses Thomas Jefferson’s views on slavery and the … Read the article

Running Before the Wind

by Buddy Levy

Empire of Ice and Stone by Buddy Levy is the true, harrowing story of the ill-fated 1913 Canadian Arctic Expedition. The following excerpt introduces Captain Bob Bartlett, a legendary adventurer and one of the two men who … Read the article

The Code That Captured Anne Boleyn

by Sarah Gristwood

Anne Boleyn has been seen as everything from a femme fatale to a feminist icon, a promiscuous manipulator to a Protestant martyr. The fascination with her has stretched over five centuries. And part of that fascination lies … Read the article

Bound by the Name

by Natalie Livingstone

The more I investigated, the more I was astounded by the range and scale of the Rothschild women’s achievements. They had choreographed electoral campaigns, witnessed revolutions, and traded on the Stock Exchange. They had advised prime ministers, … Read the article