Back New Titles

SelectReads News
Simple News Pro
  New Titles - History
New title highlights is brought to you by New Book Alerts. If you would like to see all new titles for this category, click here
 
Valley Forge

BOB DRURY · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

The #1 New York Times bestselling authors of The Heart of Everything That Is and Lucky 666 return with an unforgettable and perhaps the most underappreciated chapter in American history - the inspiring, page-turning account of Valley Forge, the Continental Army winter camp where George...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Sons of Freedom: The Forgotten American Soldiers Who Defeated Germany in World War I

GEOFFREY WAWRO · Basic Books
Pages: 640
Format: Hardcover

The definitive history of America's decisive role in World War I The American contribution to World War I is one of the great stories of the twentieth century, and yet it has all but vanished from view. Historians have dismissed the American war effort as largely economic and symbolic....
Read More check catalog
 
 
West Wingers: Stories from the Dream Chasers, Change Makers, and Hope Creators Inside the Obama White House

Gautam Raghavan · Penguin Books
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

The Obama White House staff invites us behind-the-scenes of history for a deeply personal and moving look at the presidency and how a president's staff can change the nationWhen we elect a president, we elect with them an entire team that will join them in the West Wing to help run the country....
Read More check catalog
 
 
Best of Enemies: The Last Great Spy Story of the Cold War

Eric Dezenhall · Twelve
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

The thrilling story of two Cold War spies, CIA case officer Jack Platt and KGB agent Gennady Vasilenko -- improbable friends at a time when they should have been anything but.In 1978, CIA maverick Jack Platt and KGB agent Gennady Vasilenko were new arrivals on the Washington, DC intelligence...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Impeachment: An American History

JonMeacham · Modern Library
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

Four experts on the American presidency examine the three times impeachment has been invoked - against Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Bill Clinton - and explain what it means today.Impeachment is a double-edged sword. Though it was designed to check tyrants, Thomas Jefferson also called...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Hadrian's Wall

Adrian Goldsworthy · Basic Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From an award-winning historian of ancient Rome, a definitive history of Hadrian's WallStretching eighty miles from coast to coast across northern England, Hadrian's Wall is the largest Roman artifact known today. It is commonly viewed as a defiant barrier, the end of the empire,...
Read More check catalog
 
 
The World of Lore: Dreadful Places

AARON MAHNKE · Del Rey
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Captivating stories of the places where human evil has left a nefarious mark - featuring both rare and best-loved stories from the hit podcast Lore, now a streaming television series Sometimes you walk into a room, a building, or even a town, and you feel it. Something seems off - an atmosphere...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Christmas: A Biography

Judith Flanders · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 245
Format: Hardcover

A critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author explores the Christmas holiday, from the original festival through present day traditions.Christmas has always been a magical time. Or has it? Thirty years after the first recorded Christmas, the Pope was already warning that too many...
Read More check catalog
 
 
Then They Came for Me: Martin Niemöller, the Pastor Who Defied the Nazis

Matthew D Hockenos · Basic Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

"First they came for the Communists, and I did not speak out-Because I was not a Communist..." Few today recognize the name Martin Niemoller, though many know his famous confession. In Then They Came for Me, Matthew Hockenos traces Niemoller's evolution from a Nazi supporter...
Read More check catalog
 
 
What the Hell Do You Have to Lose?: Trump's War on Civil Rights

JUAN WILLIAMS · PublicAffairs
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The bestselling author, political analyst, and civil rights expert delivers a forceful critique of the Trump administration's ignorant and unprecedented rollback of the civil rights movement. Unsympathetic, ambiguous, and openly racist remarks are a hallmark of Donald Trump's public...
Read More check catalog