Goebbels: A Biography By Peter Longerich Random House, 906 pages The word propaganda has come to represent politics at its most corrupt. Although the term originated with Pope...

The Wright BrothersBy David McCulloughSimon & Schuster, 336 pages The great increase in innovation that was powered by the Industrial Revolution made the 19th century an...

The Death of Caesar: The Story of History’s Most Famous AssassinationBy Barry StraussSimon & Schuster, 323 pages Julius Caesar was warned several times not to go...

To the Editor: In “The Man Who Dared,” [November 2014], Algis Valiunas presents Boris Pasternak as a warrior who opposed the totalitarian regime of the Soviet...

Founders’ Son: A Life of Abraham LincolnBy Richard BrookhiserBasic Books, 376 pages What can be written about Abraham Lincoln that has not already been written? For...

The Churchill Documents, Volume 17: Testing Times, 1942By Martin GilbertHillsdale College Press, 1,652 pages Testing Times is well titled; this 1,652-page work contains everything that Winston...