We teamed up with the Unknown History podcast on Quick and Dirty Tips to bring you their latest series based on Giles Milton’s Checkmate in Berlin. Read on for more about Episode 1, which covers the unlikely bond forged between … Read the article
Inspired by a true story, Three Sisters follows the journey of Livia, Magda, and Cibi as they confront the traumas endured after years of imprisonment in Auschwitz and find true peace in their futures. Read on for a note from … Read the article
by Rebecca Frankel
Rebecca Frankel’s Into the Forest explores a little-known chapter of Holocaust history and one family’s inspiring true story of love, escape, and survival in Bialowieza Forest. Read an excerpt below.
by Siân Evans
Siân Evans, author of Maiden Voyages, shares her great-great uncle’s harrowing adventure of being torpedoed by a German U-boat during WWI.
by Ellen Feldman
It’s a truism that writers are always squirreling away random observations, eavesdropped comments, and stray anecdotes as grist for their literary mills. A novel spanning years and featuring myriad characters can spring from a moment witnessed on … Read the article
by Nancy Springer
In 19th century England, while sons of the well-to-do were sent to boarding school and university, daughters were generally taught at home by governesses. However, most of these governesses were not very well qualified. Being a governess was the … Read the article
by Nancy Marie Brown
When I began writing The Real Valkyrie, I thought it was going to be a book about bones. It turned out to be a book about bias.
by Susan Ronald
In the following excerpt from The Ambassador, acclaimed biographer Susan Ronald discusses the early life of Joseph Kennedy, foreshadowing his controversial stint as US Ambassador to Great Britain on the eve of World War II.
by Siân Evans
Siân Evans’s new book Maiden Voyages is an engaging and anecdotal social history, exploring how women’s lives were transformed by the Golden Age of ocean liner travel between Europe and North America. Read an excerpt below!
by Jason Karlawish
On the morning of June 7th, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Biogen’s drug aducanumab (marketed as Aduhelm) for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s Association President Harry Johns called this decision “historic.” For … Read the article