It’s time for a history lesson! Get ready for an Anne Boleyn you never knew, and a celebration of the golden age of running. 

THE CREATION OF ANNE BOLEYN:  A New Look at England’s Most Notorious Queen by Susan Bordo. A ground-breaking retelling and reclaiming of Anne Boleyn’s life and legacy from a preeminent cultural thinker puts old questions to rest and raises some surprising new ones.

KINGS OF THE ROAD: How Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers, and Alberto Salazar Made Running Go Boom by Cameron Stracher. For fans of The Perfect Mile and Born to Run, a riveting, three-pronged narrative about the golden era of running in America—the 1970s—as seen through the fascinating lives and careers of running greats, Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers, and Alberto Salazar. 

BLUE ASYLUM by Kathy Hepinstall. Now in paperbackIn the midst of the American Civil War, a southern plantation owner’s wife is arrested by her husband and declared insane for interfering with his slaves. She is sent to an island mental asylum to come to terms with her wrongdoing, but instead finds love and escape with a war-haunted Confederate soldier. 

KILL OR CAPTURE: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency by Daniel Klaidman. Now in paperback. From one of the most respected investigative journalists in Washington, a revelatory look at the Obama administration’s internal workings, showing the fractures, competing cliques, and, ultimately, the deepest divides within the president’s own mind as he has struggled to define national security policy differently than his predecessor. 

Happy reading!