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The Great Polar Fraud

by Anthony Galvin Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

In 1910 Roald Amundsen set off from Oslo toward the North Pole but soon received word that two Americans—Frederick Cook and Robert Peary—each claimed to have reached the Pole ahead of him. Devastated, Amundsen...


The Illustrated History of Guns

by The Berman Museum of World History, Chuck Wills & Robert Lindley Skyhorse (November 25, 2014)

See the history of civilization through the world’s most deadly and fascinating firearms!

The Illustrated History of Guns is a comprehensive look at the often deadly, sometimes surprising, always fascinating...


From Pole to Pole

by Garth James Cameron Skyhorse (November 11, 2014)

Roald Amundsen was the most successful polar explorer of his era using sledges, dogs, skis, and ships. He is mainly remembered for being the first man to reach the South Pole on December 14, 1911. What is less...


Hitler's Secret Jewish Psychic

by Phil Mason Skyhorse (October 14, 2014)

A treasure trove filled with fascinating anecdotes about the tiny ripples that have caused big waves in history, Hitler’s Secret Jewish Psychic will cure you of two misconceptions: the first being that history...


The Real Hornblower

by Bryan Perrett Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

First published in 1997, The Real Hornblower offers a comprehensive and engaging account of the life and times of this great naval Admiral. Ever since C.S. Forester's fictional hero Horatio Hornblower began...


Prevail

by Jeff Pearce & Richard Pankhurst Skyhorse (November 18, 2014)

It was the war that changed everything, and yet it’s been mostly forgotten: in 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia. It dominated newspaper headlines and newsreels. It inspired mass marches in Harlem, a play on Broadway,...


Captivity of the Oatman Girls

by Royal B. Stratton Skyhorse (November 11, 2014)

A dramatic true story of captivity on the American frontier.

In 1851, on route to California in a covered wagon, the Oatman family was brutally attacked by Apache Indians. Six family members were murdered on...


Brick Greek Myths

by Amanda Brack, Monica Sweeney & Becky Thomas Skyhorse (October 14, 2014)

Meet the Greek gods as you have never seen them—in LEGO form! Enjoy these fascinating myths, reimagined through elaborate scenes and colorful LEGO bricks in one thousand color photographs! This book shares...


The Kaiser's Pirates

by Nick Hewitt Skyhorse (October 07, 2014)

The Kaiser’s Pirates is a dramatic and little-known story of World War I, when the actions of a few men shaped the fate of nations. By1914 Germany had ships and sailors scattered across the globe, protecting...


Anti-Semitism

by Theodore Isaac Rubin Skyhorse (November 11, 2014)

A groundbreaking work on the psychodynamics of bigotry and anti-Semitism.

As a child, Ted Rubin could not understand why some people hated him and his family only because they were Jews. He soon discovered that...


Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil War

by Tim Rowland & J.W. Howard Skyhorse (September 01, 2011)

Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil War is an entertaining look at the Civil War stories that don’t get told, and the misadventures you haven’t read about in history books. Share in all the humorous...


The Zulus at War

by Adrian Greaves & Xolani Mkhize Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

By tracing the long and turbulent history of the Zulus from their arrival in South Africa and the establishment of Zululand, The Zulus at War is an important and readable addition to this popular subject area....


The Prairie Traveler

by Randolph B. Marcy Skyhorse (August 05, 2014)

The first and finest handbook for travelers of the Old American West.

First published in 1859, The Prairie Traveler was the indispensable book for looking to follow the American dream, pull up stakes, head into...


The Man Who Killed Kennedy

by Roger Stone & Mike Colapietro Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

"We appreciate Roger Stone, he is one tough cookie." - President Trump

The sensational New York Times bestseller, now in paperback.

Find out how and why LBJ had JFK assassinated.

The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The...


Warlords of Ancient Mexico

by Peter G. Tsouras Skyhorse (September 02, 2014)

Learn the unbelievable true history of the great warrior tribes of Mexico.

More than thirteen centuries of incredible spellbinding history are detailed in this intriguing study of the rulers and warriors of Mexico....


The Pornographer's Daughter

by Kristin Battista-Frazee Skyhorse (September 30, 2014)

More than forty years after Deep Throat arrived on the cultural scene and inspired a sexual revolution, questions about the ethics of pornography and its impact on society are still being asked today and remain...


Mountains and Molehills

by Frank Marryat Skyhorse (June 03, 2014)

After a tragic fire in San Francisco destroyed many of his possessions, including his journals, Frank Marryat rewrote, from memory, much of what he had documented during his time in California in the middle...


France on the Brink

by Jonathan Fenby Arcade (August 05, 2014)

This completely revised and fully updated edition of the book Bill Bryson called “superb” presents a sharply insightful, authoritative portrait of France today as it struggles to live up to its vision of...


The Wooden Horse

by Eric Williams & Gregory A. Freeman Skyhorse (July 01, 2014)

An epic adventure—the most brilliant escape and evasion from the Nazis ever written.

Eric Williams, a Royal Air Force bomber captain, was shot down over Germany in 1942 and imprisoned in Stalag Luft III, the...


A Short Walk in a Long Journey

by Michael A. Reid & Zaire Reid Skyhorse (May 13, 2014)

A Short Walk in a Long Journey is a story about an American election observer’s experience in the 1994 South African election. This election marked the beginning of democracy in South Africa with the election...


The Sword of David

by Donald J. McCarthy Skyhorse (May 20, 2014)

Founded in 1948, the Israeli Air Force has seen involvement in some of the most dramatic and important conflicts of post–World War II history. In action during the Suez crisis and on call during the Gulf War,...


Military Memoirs of a Confederate

by Edward Porter Alexander Skyhorse (May 06, 2014)

First published in 1907, Military Memoirs of a Confederate is regarded by many historians as one of the most important and dispassionate first-hand general accounts of the American Civil War. Unlike some other...


People of the First Crusade

by Michael Foss Arcade (November 01, 2011)

Near the end of the eleventh century, Western Europe was in turmoil, beset by invasions from both north and south, by the breakdown of law and order, and by the laxity and ignorance of the clergy. Searching...


The Benghazi Report

by Roger Stone & U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Skyhorse (March 11, 2014)

On September 11, 2012, a squad of armed militants in Libya attacked the American diplomatic mission at Benghazi, killing U.S. ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other American diplomats. Although the...


South

by Ernest Shackleton Skyhorse (March 06, 2013)

In 1914, as Europe braces for an unfathomably deadly war, explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton sets sail for Antarctica to do the impossible: traverse the continent. He has a ship (the aptly named Endurance), a head...


A Man Called Intrepid

by William Stevenson Skyhorse (December 17, 2013)

A New York Times Best Seller!

The classic real-life story of the superspy whose vast intelligence network helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.

A Man Called Intrepid is the account of the world’s first integrated...


The Power of Indignation

by Stéphane Hessel & E. C. Belli Skyhorse (February 18, 2014)

The astonishing life of the writer named by the New York Times “one of the last living heroes of the darkest era of the twentieth century.”

His brief pamphlet Indignez-vous! (Cry Out!) is an international...


The California and Oregon Trail

by Francis Parkman Skyhorse (February 18, 2014)

The classic account of one man’s journey into the wild American frontier.

In the spring of 1846, Francis Parkman, a Harvard-educated Boston-born aristocrat, headed west to experience the untamed regions of...


Behind Japanese Lines

by Richard Dunlop Skyhorse (February 04, 2014)

In early 1942, with World War II going badly, President Roosevelt turned to General William “Wild Bill” Donovan, now known historically as the “Father of Central Intelligence,” with orders to form a special...


The Book of the Sword

by Richard Francis Burton Skyhorse (January 07, 2014)

“The history of the sword,” the author writes in his introduction, “is the history of humanity.” For centuries, the sword has been a symbol of power, strength, liberty, and courage. In the Middle Ages,...


Looking Forward

by Arthur Bird Skyhorse (January 07, 2014)

“The author respectfully submits it as his firm and immovable conviction, that the United States of America, in the years to come, will govern the entire Western Hemisphere.”

These words, written by Arthur...


Twelve Years a Slave

by Solomon Northup, Dean King & Vera J. Williams Skyhorse (November 19, 2013)

The incredible true story of the kidnapping, enslavement, and rescue of Solomon Northup in the era before the Civil War—now a major motion picture!

In 1841, Solomon Northup was a free man living in Saratoga...


Assassination!

by Brendan Powell Smith Skyhorse (November 05, 2013)

Creator of the bestselling The Brick Bible: A New Spin on the Old Testament and The Brick Bible: The New Testament, author Brendan Powell Smith offers a new take on American history. For more than a decade,...


Mr. Wilson's War

by John Dos Passos Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

Beginning with the assassination of McKinley and ending with the defeat of the League of Nations by the United States Senate, the twenty-year period covered by John Dos Passos in this lucid and fascinating narrative...


Spymaster

by Tennent H. Bagley & Edward Jay Epstein Skyhorse (November 01, 2013)

“Tennent Bagley’s Spymaster is the single most revealing book about espionage to emerge from the Cold War.” —Edward Jay Epstein, author of Deception: The Invisible War Between the KGB and the CIA

From the...


Whitewash IV

by Harold Weisberg & Jim Lesar Skyhorse (October 22, 2013)

Whitewash IV tells the story of Harold Weisberg’s fight for public disclosure of the Warren Commission executive session transcript of January 27, 1964. This epic battle of one man against the state is a significant...


Whitewash III

by Harold Weisberg Skyhorse (October 22, 2013)

Influential assassination researcher Harold Weisberg revolves the third installment in his Whitewash series around the photographic evidence available to government officials investigating the death of John...


Whitewash II

by Harold Weisberg & David Wrone Skyhorse (October 22, 2013)

Weisberg’s first volume in the Whitewash series dissected the Warren Report and its failure to confront evidence of conspiracy in the JFK assassination. In this sequel he shows how the agencies of the investigation—the...


Whitewash

by Harold Weisberg Skyhorse (October 22, 2013)

Harold Weisberg’s Whitewash was originally self-published in 1965, at a time when few publishing houses would consider a book challenging the Warren Report. Written in Harold’s fiercely passionate yet scrupulously...


War Is a Racket

by Smedley Darlington Butler & Jesse Ventura Skyhorse (October 01, 2013)

War Is a Racket is the title of two works, a speech and a booklet, by retired US Marine Corps Major General and two-time Medal of Honor recipient Smedley Darlington Butler. In these works, Butler frankly discusses...


The Secrets of the Notebook

by Eve Haas Arcade (October 01, 2013)

“The beautiful owner of this book is dearer to me than my life – August your protector.” This one sentence was the key to a mystery involving some of the greatest and most infamous figures in European...


Warriors of Disinformation

by Alvin A. Snyder Arcade (May 01, 2012)

Have you ever thought about what really goes on behind the walls of the White House or the Pentagon? Particularly in times of political upheaval, it often seems that the government and the media work together...


Meet Me in Munich

by Moses Wolff Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

Munich’s Oktoberfest, held each year since 1810 from late September through the first weekend in October, is one of the most famous events in Germany. It is a beer drinker’s paradise—over the course of...


The Last Investigation

by Gaeton Fonzi & Marie Fonzi Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

Gaeton Fonzi’s masterful retelling of his work investigating the Kennedy assassination for two congressional committees is required reading for students of the assassination and the subsequent failure of the...


Blood of Revolution

by Erik Durschmied Arcade (April 20, 2013)

In this fascinating book, the author of The Hinge Factor and The Weather Factor surveys revolutions across the centuries, vividly portraying the people and events that brought wrenching, often enduring—and...


Roanoke

by Lee Miller Arcade (January 01, 2012)

November 1587. A report reaches London that Sir Walter Raleigh’s expedition, which left England months before to land the first English settlers in America, has foundered. On Roanoke Island, off the coast...


Bolivar

by Robert Harvey Skyhorse (June 11, 2011)

Simon Bolivar freed no fewer than what were to become six countries—a vast domain some 800,000 square miles in extent—from Spanish colonial rule in savage wars against the then-mightiest military machine on...


U.S. Army Combat Pistol Training Handbook

by Department of the Army Skyhorse (August 13, 2013)

This handbook is perfect for those interested in joining the army as well as for those who merely want to learn how to shoot combat pistols. The U.S. Army Combat Pistol Training Handbook (FM 3-23.35) reflects...


The Hitler Virus

by Peter Wyden Arcade (December 19, 2011)

More than a half-century after Adolf Hitler committed suicide in a Berlin bunker, the dictator’s legacy and influence lives on, precisely as he predicted before putting the gun to his head. In the spring of...


The U.S. Constitution and Related Documents

by Stephen Brennan Skyhorse (January 14, 2012)

No matter who you identify with—Democrat or Republican, Tea Party or Green Party, Independent or something else altogether— we the people should read: 

• The Constitution of the United States of America ...