Ron Chernow's biography, now in paperback, makes it clear: If Grant’s image doesn’t belong on Mount Rushmore, it should at least be acknowledged that if not for him, Lincoln’s might not be there.
A new book makes the bold claim that "the public school has served as the single most significant site of constitutional interpretation within the nation's history."
You've seen "Gimme Shelter," but have you heard of Meredith Hunter? A new book re-examines one of the epochal events of the 1960s.
African-American historian Nell Painter's inspiring and captivating memoir tells of her going to art school at age 64 after a brilliant academic career.
The author of this lacerating debut novel about war and heroin won't be going on book tour; he's got two more years to serve in prison.