December 12, 2016 11:00 AM EST

This holiday season is an abundant one for those with a taste for stories about the past, with a spate of new and new-ish books that offer something for everyone—from a heavy presidential biography for someone who aced American History to an examination of how TV shows got to be so good for someone who prefers her history with a cultural angle.

Here are the history books to get for everyone on your shopping list, from sports fans to art aficionados.

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