A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico by Amy S. Greenberg
A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Tragic History of the Lost Colony of Roanoke by James Horn. God of Liberty: A Religious History of the American Revolution by Thomas S Kidd
Stephen F. Cohen, NYU & Princeton professor Emeritus; author: Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War, & The Victims Return: Survivors of the Gulag after Stalin.