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February '15: Historical Nonfiction

Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
 
  30 votes, 12.9%

The Romanov Sisters: The Lost Lives of the Daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra
 
  23 votes, 9.9%

Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War
 
  21 votes, 9.1%

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
 
  17 votes, 7.3%

The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt
 
  13 votes, 5.6%

Vanished Kingdoms: The History of Half-Forgotten Europe
 
  11 votes, 4.7%

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
 
  11 votes, 4.7%

The Secret Rooms: A True Gothic Mystery
 
  10 votes, 4.3%

Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey
 
  10 votes, 4.3%

The Children's Blizzard
 
  9 votes, 3.9%

Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II
 
  9 votes, 3.9%

The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
 
  9 votes, 3.9%

Killing Jesus: A History
 
  7 votes, 3.0%

Queen Anne: Patroness of Arts
 
  6 votes, 2.6%

A World Lit Only by Fire
 
  5 votes, 2.2%

The Cruelest Miles: The Heroic Story of Dogs and Men in a Race Against an Epidemic
 
  5 votes, 2.2%

The Midwives Book: Or the Whole Art of Midwifery Discovered
 
  4 votes, 1.7%

The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L'Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution
 
  4 votes, 1.7%

The Last Jew of Treblinka
 
  4 votes, 1.7%

A Fool and His Money: Life in a Partitioned Town in Fourteenth-Century France
 
  4 votes, 1.7%

The Middle Sea
 
  4 votes, 1.7%

In God's Name
 
  3 votes, 1.3%

Killing Kennedy: The End of Camelot
 
  3 votes, 1.3%

1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created
 
  2 votes, 0.9%

The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?
 
  2 votes, 0.9%

In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
 
  2 votes, 0.9%

The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
 
  2 votes, 0.9%

Gandhi Before India
 
  1 vote, 0.4%

Montaillou: The Promised Land of Error
 
  1 vote, 0.4%

Out of Eden: The Peopling of the World
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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