Queen of Scots

An intimate, myth-shattering new biography of Mary Queen of Scots by a premier historian that draws on a trove of newly discovered sources.Queen of Scots, the first full-scale...

The Children of Henry VIII

Nothing drove Henry VIII, England's wealthiest and most powerful king, more than producing a legitimate male heir and perpetuating his dynasty. To that end he married six wives,...

Swift Boats at War in Vietnam

Developed specifically for the Vietnam War (and made famous by the 2004 presidential campaign), Swift Boats were versatile craft "big enough to outrun anything they couldn't...

Great Australian Short Stories

A fascinating collection of short stories by some of Australia's best classic writers: "A Visit to Droughtland", by Banjo Paterson "The Drover’s Wife", by Henry Lawson ...