Book Review: Wanted

Robert Utley explores the bandit-hero legends of America's Billy the Kid and Australia's Ned Kelly and compares the criminal paths they pursued

Book Review: The Oregon Trail

Rinker Buck relates the history of the Oregon Trial informed by his own 2011 wagon trek along the route with brother Nick

Book Review: American Mythmaker

Mark Dworkin relates the real life of Walter Noble Burns, noted for his mythmaking books about Western historical figures

Book Review: Church of Spies

Mark Riebling reviews the wartime record of Roman Catholic Pope Pius XII and his dealings with German resistance to Nazi rule

Book Review: Disobeying Hitler

Randall Hansen recounts the stories of those who disobeyed Adolf Hitler's scorched-earth policy at the end of World War II

Book Review: Bannockburn

Angus Konstam reviews the seminal battle in the Scottish wars for independence and its impact on the national psyche
Daveed Diggs (Lafayett), Okieriete Onaodowan (Hercules Mulligan), Anthony Ramos (John Laurens) and Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton). (Hamilton Production Photos by Joan Marcus)

Review: Hamilton: An American Musical

Hamilton: An American Musical Richard Rodgers Theatre, New York WHO WAS ALEXANDER HAMILTON, the man on the 10-dollar bill, anyway? The 20-year-old whiz kid who helped George Washington run the American...
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Review: The Oregon Trail: A new American Journey

The Oregon Trail: A new American Journey by Rinker Buck (Simon & Schuster) AUTHOR RINKER BUCK DESCRIBES himself as a “divorced boozehound with a bad driving record and emerging symptoms of low...

Book Review: Pioneer Girl

Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Biography, by Laura Ingalls Wilder, edited by Pamela Smith Hill, South Dakota State Historical Society Press, Pierre, 2014, $39.95 Mention Laura Ingalls Wilder or Little House on...

Book Review: Historic Colorado Mansions & Castles

Historic Colorado Mansions & Castles, by Linda Wommack, The History Press, Charleston, S.C., 2014, $21.99 Mr. Large seems a fitting name for the wealthy silver-mining investor who had a home built in...