History Book Lists

Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns GoodwinJohn Adams by David McCullough1776 by David McCulloughBattle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPhersonWhat Hath God Wrought by Daniel Walker Howe
US History Reading List
60 books — 29 voters
Tsunami Connection by Michael James GallagherSurvivor's Guilt by Vincent Michael PalamaraFive Days in November by Clint HillThe Orphan Conspiracies by James MorcanKilling JFK by Lance Moore
Assassination
48 books — 28 voters

Tenggelamnya Kapal Van Der Wijck by HamkaUnsavory Elements by Tom  CarterDi Bawah Lindungan Ka'bah by HamkaFloating on a Malayan Breeze by Sudhir VadakethAngkor And The Khmer Civilization by Michael D. Coe
Best Southeast Asia Nonfiction
57 books — 27 voters
Shanghai Girls by Lisa SeeWhite Shanghai by Elvira BaryakinaUnsavory Elements by Tom  CarterDr. 2 by Peter TieryasThe Distant Land of My Father by Bo Caldwell
Books Set in Shanghai
25 books — 24 voters

Survivor's Guilt by Vincent Michael PalamaraIn the Secret Service by Jerry ParrFive Days in November by Clint HillThe Kennedy Detail by Gerald BlaineMrs. Kennedy and Me by Clint Hill
BEST SECRET SERVICE/ JFK BOOKS
13 books — 21 voters
Henry's Freedom Box by Ellen LevineBud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul CurtisStone Soup by Ann McGovernJohn, Paul, George & Ben by Lane SmithThank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco
Picture Books as Introduction
35 books — 18 voters

Creepy Cute Crochet by Christen HadenKawaii Bento Boxes by Mieko BabaThe Art of My Neighbor Totoro by Hayao MiyazakiYummi 'Gurumi by Christen HadenSew Your Own Pet Pillows by Choly Knight
Kawaii Culture
51 books — 16 voters

Animal Farm by George OrwellThe Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956 by Aleksandr SolzhenitsynStalin by Simon Sebag MontefioreStalin by Edvard RadzinskyHitler and Stalin by Alan Bullock
Stalinist Russia
66 books — 12 voters

Death in Cyprus by M.M. KayeRebecca by Daphne du MaurierI'm in Love with a Stripper by Michelle MarolaJamaica Inn by Daphne du MaurierMy Brother Michael by Mary Stewart
Cozy Mystery/Romance/History
33 books — 11 voters
The Secret River by Kate GrenvilleFor the Term of His Natural Life by Marcus ClarkeThe Fatal Shore by Robert HughesThe Lieutenant by Kate GrenvilleParrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey
AUSTRALIAN COLONIAL HISTORY
20 books — 10 voters

London by Peter AckroydStroll by Shawn MicallefGuy Debord and the Situationist International by Tom McDonoughThe Flaneur by Edmund WhiteThe Riddle of the Labyrinth by Margalit Fox
psychogeography
25 books — 7 voters
Street by Nylon MagazineThe Sartorialist by Scott SchumanNew York Look Book by Amy Larocca50s Fashion by TaschenHow to Set Up Photography Lighting for a Home Studio by Amber Richards
Books of Fashion Photography and Art
19 books — 7 voters

Wedding Anniversary Gifts for Coin Collectors by Sharon DelaroseWarrior by R.G. GrantA Lawyer's Primer for Writers by Colleen CollinsPanati's Brower's Book of Beginnings by Charles PanatiFifty Plants That Changed the Course of History by Bill Laws
Best Reference Books
23 books — 7 voters
The Great Agnostic by Susan JacobyFreethinkers by Susan JacobyWhat's God Got to Do with it? Robert Ingersoll on Free Though... by Robert G. IngersollLectures of Col. R. G. Ingersoll, Vol. I by Robert G. IngersollThe Last Dragon Slayer by Martyn Stanley
Freethought History
12 books — 7 voters

How to Archive Family Keepsakes by Denise May LevenickThe Family Tree Sourcebook by Family Tree MagazineA Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Female Ancestors by Sharon Debartolo CarmackThe Family Tree Problem Solver by Marsha Hoffman RisingThe Sleuth Book for Genealogists by Emily Anne Croom
Genealogy Insider's Favorite Reads
29 books — 6 voters
Roadside Guide to Michigan Plants, Trees, and Flowers by Edwin ArnfieldUnder Michigan by Charles Ferguson BarkerGreat Lakes Nature by Mary BlocksmaWinter Study by Nevada BarrPigeon River Country by Gordon Charles
Michigan Natural History
88 books — 5 voters

Machiavelli by Quentin SkinnerThe Machiavellian Moment by J.G.A. PocockMachiavelli by Miles J. UngerMachiavelli in Hell by Sebastian De GraziaThe Portable Machiavelli by Niccolò Machiavelli
Best Books on Machiavelli
6 books — 5 voters
Legacy of Rescue by Marta FuchsA History of Israel by Howard M. SacharWanderings by Chaim PotokThe Jews of Arab Lands by Norman StillmanWith Love, The Argentina Family by Mirta Trupp
Best World Jewish History Books
16 books — 5 voters

The Diary of Dawid Sierakowiak by Dawid SierakowiakThe Boys Who Saved The Children by Margaret BaldwinJackboot Britain by Daniel S. FletcherThe Emperor of Lies by Steve Sem-SandbergIf I Should Die Before I Wake by Han Nolan
Lodz Ghetto
32 books — 4 voters
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara KingsolverActs of Faith by Philip CaputoOut of Africa / Shadows on the Grass by Karen BlixenA Time to Die by Wilbur SmithThe Burning Shore by Wilbur Smith
Best Books Concerning Affrica
14 books — 4 voters

Looking for Home by Arleta RichardsonCaught in the Act by Joan Lowery NixonA Family Apart by Joan Lowery NixonCircle of Love by Joan Lowery NixonA Place to Belong by Joan Lowery Nixon
Orphan Train
19 books — 3 voters

Through the Faerie Glass by Kenny KleinField Guide to Irish Fairies by Bob CurranThe Green Wiccan Herbal by SiljaDas Zauberer Handbuch by Michael PeinkoferQueer London by Matt Houlbrook
Research for Raoul
13 books — 1 voter
Islanders in the Stream by Michael CratonIslanders in the Stream by Michael CratonPindling by Michael CratonThe Story Of The Bahamas by Paul AlburyThe Bahamas In Slavery And Freedom by Howard Johnson
Required Reading: Bahamian History
10 books — 1 voter


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