What are some good historical nonfiction books?What are some good historical nonfiction books? Sami #recommend #history #nonfiction
The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna
Boys in the Boat
Dead Wake: the Last Crossing of the Lusitania
The Wright Brothers
I really loved The Boys in the Boat, and Unbroken too
I second The Wright Brothers. The Great Bridge is one of my all time favorites.
Parachute Infantry by David Kenyon Webster
Devil In The White City, Seabiscuit
Howard Zinn a people’s history of the US
Endgame 1945. It’s massive but it actually reads almost like a novel….!
Destiny of the Republic, in the Garden of Beasts
Anything by Erik Larson.
Night by Elie Wiesel, Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan, Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt, Unloved by Peter Roche.
The $80 champion
The sun does shine
The Silk Roads: A New History of the World, and Jerusalem: A Biography
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt by Edmund Morris
Ten Green Bottles: The True Story of One Family’s Journey from War-torn Austria to the Ghettos of Shanghai by Vivian Jeanette Kaplan
Irena’s Children, about Irena Sendler smuggling Jewish Children out of the Warsaw ghetto
Four came home
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Do you like a certain era?
No, i have been in this kick about history in general. No specific era.
Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier.
It’s historical fiction, but is actually amazingly accurate. The author has a PhD in history. @Rob: My Australian Adventure
Well first read Mein Kampf and then life and death in the third reich.