History

Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it

Hero of the Empire: The Boer War, a Daring Escape, and the Making of Winston Churchill

Candice Millard

Candice Millard is internationally known for writing gripping, revealing, historically correct biographies of world-famous people like Roosevelt and Garfield. And now she's back with Hero of the Empire, an exciting, riveting chronology of Churchill's...

The Explorers: A Story of Fearless Outcasts, Blundering Geniuses, and Impossible Success

Martin Dugard

Unlock your inner explorer in this riveting account of one of history’s greatest adventures—and a study of the seven character traits all great explorers share. In 1856, two intrepid adventurers, Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning S...

Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money

Nathaniel Popper

The notion of a new currency, maintained by the computers of users around the world, has been the butt of many jokes, but that has not stopped it from growing into a technology worth billions of dollars, supported by the hordes of followers who have...

The Innocents Abroad

Mark Twain

The Innocents Abroad first saw the light of day back in 1869. It's a travel book by none other than Mark Twain, one of the most cherished and loved American authors. It's worth mentioning that this book is one of the all-time best-sellers in the...

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