The season : a social history of the debutante by Kristen Richardson

How to hide an empire : a history of the greater United States by Daniel Immerwahr

Bringing down the Colonel : a sex scandal of the Gilded Age, and the “powerless” woman who took on Washington by Patricia Miller

American radicals : how nineteenth-century protest shaped the nation by Holly Jackson

The ghosts of Eden Park : the bootleg king, the women who pursued him, and the murder that shocked jazz- age America by Karen Abbott

The field of blood : violence in Congress and the road to civil war by Joanne B. Freeman

Spying on the South : an odyssey across the American divide by Tony Horwitz

Beneath a ruthless sun : a true story of violence, race, and justice lost and found by Gilbert King

Tyrant : Shakespeare on politics by Stephen Greenblatt