The Six Wives of Henry VIII

by Alison Weir “Weir..packs the pages with the most painstaking research, she never exaggerates the drama, and yet she keeps the pages turning like fiction.”

His Excellency: George Washington

by Joseph J. Ellis “…George Washington was a fascinating and complex man. A genuine revolutionary, brilliant tactician, and deeply loyal family man. Washington was also a slave holder from whom many of his slaves strove to escape. The is biography […]

The Coldest March:

Scott’s Fatal Antarctic Expedition, by Susan Solomon “History hasn’t been kind to Scott, who has often been regarded as heroic …also unrealistic and verging on incompetent. …Susan Solomon uses firsthand knowledge… and research, to show the degree to which Scott’s […]