#American history

8 Books About the History (and Digital Legacy) of the Oregon Trail

Find the best historical books about the Oregon Trail, and also a look at books that reference the game and its importance to pop culture.

Quiz: What American History Book Should You Read Next?

Answer ten questions in this American history book quiz and get a reading recommendation for a book about the history of the United States.

An American History Summer Reading List

A summer reading list that highlights American history, including political upheavals and Native American stories, including The Good Lord Bird by James McBride.

Know Your History: 10 Underrated Books for Black History Month

Searching for some challenging but informative books to read this Black History Month? Here's a collection of 10 underrated books to add to your TBR.

Reading Pathways: Sarah Vowell

Sarah Vowell, known for her voice acting in THE INCREDIBLES, has written a slew of humorous historical narratives. Here's a guide for getting into her work.

Great American History Reads From Fascinating Historians

On Divorce, Nuclear Bombs, and Continuity

What do you read after experiencing something as traumatic as divorce? This reader found comfort in a book about preparation for nuclear bombing.

5 Bits of Library of Congress Trivia for Its 217th Birthday!

Learn more about the Library of Congress to celebrate its 217th birthday!

4 Books to Get You Beyond the Basics of the U.S. Presidency

Skip the presidential trivia and go straight to a book that can deepen your knowledge of the U.S. presidency.

Mohican Forest, Floating City, and Physician Poet

A reflection on William Carlos Williams's IN THE AMERICAN GRAIN