Author Andrew Lawler examines the gamut of leads as well as 400-plus years of unprovable elucidations of the mystery of the long-lost colony of Roanoke.
Author Robert Kurson chronicles astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell, and Bill Ander journey to the moon on a space mission filled with setbacks.
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom by David W. Blight, Simon & Schuster, 2018; $37.50
Chemist and engineer was MIT's first female student and faculty member
Political polarization turned bloody as Northerners and Southerners fought over slavery.
A decade before he was gunned down, a madwoman stuck a shiv in the civil rights leader's chest.