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Outnumbered: Incredible Stories of History's Most Surprising Battlefield Upsets

Outnumbered but not outmatched: From ancient times to World War II, read about fourteen momentous occasions on which a smaller, ostensibly weaker force prevailed in an epochal confrontation.

Secret Lives of the U.S. Presidents: Strange Stories and Shocking Trivia from Inside the White House

Thanks to this unconventional, irreverent, and often surprising book, readers will understand the immortal words of Clarence Darrow: "When I was a boy, I was told that anyone could be president. I'm beginning to believe it."

Secret Lives of the First Ladies: Strange Stories and Shocking Trivia from Inside the White House

"I never wanted to be the president's wife, and I don't want it now. You don't quite believe me, do you? Very likely no one would—except possibly some woman who had had the job." —Eleanor Roosevelt

Secret Lives of the Civil War: What Your Teachers Never Told You About the War Between the States

Legendary heroes of U.S. history—as you’ve never seen them before!

The Fall of Empires: From Glory to Ruin, an Epic Account of History's Ancient Civilizations

Capturing the perils and pitfalls of power, this book makes for a varied and colorful look at some of the mighty states of antiquity that have one thing in common: the fact that they all failed to stave off their own demise.