Influenza, Jeremy Brown, Atria Books - A veteran ER doctor explores the troubling, terrifying, and complex history and present-day research of the flu virus, from the origins of the Great Flu that killed millions, to vexing questions such as: are we prepared for the next epidemic, should you get a flu shot, and how close are we to finding a cure?
Tag Archive: History
Elvis in Vegas, Richard Zoglin, Simon and Schuster - The story of how Las Vegas saved Elvis and Elvis saved Las Vegas in the greatest musical comeback of all time.
Barnes & Noble Announces the Best Books of 2018 - Lists Include Top 15 Books Overall, Plus Fiction, Thrillers & Suspense, History & Current Affairs, YA, Young Readers, and Kids
The Collectors Apprentice, B A Shapiro, Algonquin Books - Art, history, romance, murder, and a cast of characters that includes Henri Matisse, Gertrude Stein, and Picasso propel B.A. Shapiro’s latest novel, The Collector’s Apprentice.
My Dearest Julia, Ulysses S. Grant, Library of America - The Civil War's greatest general as you've never seen him before.
Heroes of History: Alexander Hamilton - It’s possible that everybody in the world has heard of or seen the musical Hamilton. The production helped to blow away the mists of history from this previously obscure Founding Father, but who exactly was he? Heroes of History: Alexander Hamilton sets out to explain just that.
Heroes of History: George Washington, Janet & Geoff Benge, Liberty Street - George Washington is revered as the "Father of his Country." His image is everywhere, from currency to portraits and statues. But who exactly was he?
50 Battles That Changed the World, William Weir, Permuted Press - An important look at the military conflicts that most altered the course of history.
Reconstruction, edited by Brooks D. Simpson, Library of America - The Library of America’s new release, “Reconstruction,” richly details promise and betrayal during the turbulent post-Civil War era in the United States and invokes a deep sense of melancholia.