The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Myth of the Welfare Queen documents the events of the 1898 Wilmington Insurrection and its unrecognized role in reversing the city’s mixed-race advances, overthrowing local government and promoting white-supremacist agendas.
The best-selling author of Dead Wake draws on personal diaries, archival documents and declassified intelligence in a portrait of Winston Churchill that explores his day-to-day experiences during the Blitz and his role in uniting England.
A chronicle of the events surrounding the 1906 murder trial of millionaire Harry Thaw details the scandalous victimization of teen actress Evelyn Nesbit and Thaw's vengeance-fueled, public murder of legendary architect Stanford White, a case that tested the limits of the free press and raised awareness of the disproportionate power of Gilded Age tycoons.
As an increasingly polarized America fights over the legacy of racism, Susan Neiman, author of the contemporary philosophical classic Evil in Modern Thought, asks what we can learn from the Germans about confronting the evils of the past.
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