History Book Lists

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee BrownBlack Elk Speaks by John G. NeihardtLakota Woman by Mary Crow DogIn the Spirit of Crazy Horse by Peter MatthiessenWhere White Men Fear to Tread by Russell Means
Native American Biography
133 books — 60 voters

Baby by J.K. AccinniAlien Species Intervention Books 1-3 by J.K. AccinniThe One by J.K. AccinniEcho by J.K. AccinniArmageddon Cometh by J.K. Accinni
Intriguing Aliens
116 books — 45 voters
Beowulf by UnknownThe Year 1000 by Robert LaceyThe World of Late Antiquity 150-750 by Peter R.L. BrownHow the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas CahillRoman Britain and Early England, 55 BC-AD871 by Peter Hunter Blair
Dark age European history
138 books — 41 voters

Hackers by Steven LevyMasters of Doom by David KushnerThe Ultimate History of Video Games by Steven L. KentGhost in the Wires by Kevin D. MitnickThe Cathedral & the Bazaar by Eric S. Raymond
Best Books on Computing
17 books — 29 voters
The Fall of the Roman Empire by Peter HeatherThe Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward GibbonThe Later Roman Empire by Ammianus MarcellinusEmpires and Barbarians by Peter HeatherThe History of the Franks by Gregory of Tours
Books on the Later Roman Empire
120 books — 28 voters

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth WeinBetween Shades of Gray by Ruta SepetysRose Under Fire by Elizabeth WeinThe Book Thief by Markus Zusak28 Tage lang by David Safier
YA set in the 1940s
114 books — 26 voters
Salt by Mark KurlanskyThe Wars of the Roses by Alison WeirThe Life of Elizabeth I by Alison WeirWhat Hath God Wrought by Daniel Walker HoweDying Every Day by James Romm
Historical Nonfiction
133 books — 24 voters

Unsavory Elements by Tom  CarterThe Art of War by Sun TzuWild Swans by Jung ChangThe Girl with Ghost Eyes by M.H. BorosonThe Taoist Body by Kristofer Schipper
China for the non-Chinese
77 books — 22 voters
Why Not-World by Alexei Maxim RussellThe Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa GregoryWatership Down by Richard AdamsThe Dry by Rebecca NolenThe Case of the Wayward Fae by H.L.  Stephens
Best Books to Allay Boredom
34 books — 22 voters

The Orphan Conspiracies by James Morcan1984 by George OrwellBat Blood by Richard MyerscoughUnshackled Demons by Richard MyerscoughThe Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
Books That Require More Of You
44 books — 22 voters
Practicing History by Barbara W. TuchmanThe Historian's Craft by Marc BlochLies My Teacher Told Me by James W. LoewenThe Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism by Max WeberThe Histories by Herodotus
Best Books on Historical Theory
28 books — 20 voters

The Pool and the Pedestal by Daniel McHughThe Trees and the Night by Daniel McHughThe Merchant and the Menace by Daniel McHughThe Mirror and the Maelstrom by Daniel McHughAlbion Imperilled by Ruth  Thomas
Old Timey-Times Fantasy
30 books — 20 voters
Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy KidderFault Lines by Beverly BellThe Rainy Season by Amy WilentzHaiti by Laurent DuboisHaiti by Paul Farmer
Non-Fiction Works Centering on Haiti
61 books — 19 voters

The Complete Plays by Christopher MarloweEdward II by Christopher MarloweDoctor Faustus by Christopher MarloweThe Complete Poems by Ben JonsonVolpone and Other Plays by Ben Jonson
Shakespeare's Contemporaries
100 books — 17 voters
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine HoweThe Gisburn Witch by Sarah L. KingThe Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George SpeareWitch Child by Celia ReesThe Minister's Daughter by Julie Hearn
Witch Hunts in Historical Fiction
87 books — 17 voters

The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler WarnerOne Thousand White Women by Jim FergusThe Five Love Languages of Children by Gary ChapmanSarah's Child by Linda HowardA Woman Scorned by Peggy Reeves Sanday
Every Man, Woman and Child
136 books — 15 voters
Things Half in Shadow by Alan FinnThe Night Circus by Erin MorgensternBorn of Illusion by Teri BrownThe Prestige by Christopher PriestThe Magician's Lie by Greer Macallister
Magicians in Historical Fiction
24 books — 15 voters

The Devil in the White City by Erik LarsonFor the Thrill of It by Simon BaatzSin in the Second City by Karen AbbottThe Girls of Murder City by Douglas PerryThe Beast of Chicago by Rick Geary
Chicago Crime
68 books — 13 voters
Marie Antoinette by Kathryn LaskyFlaunting, Extravagant Queen by Jean PlaidyMadame Tussaud by Michelle MoranAbundance by Sena Jeter NaslundBecoming Marie Antoinette by Juliet Grey
Novels About Marie-Antoinette
18 books — 12 voters

The Great Pyramid by Elizabeth MannThe Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley ClimoLi Lun, Lad of Courage by Carolyn TreffingerGreat Ancient EGYPT Projects by Carmella Van VleetAncient Times by Susan Wise Bauer
History Year 1
56 books — 10 voters

Alive by Piers Paul ReadMiracle in the Andes by Nando ParradoThe Mystery of Flight 427 by Bill AdairAviation Disasters by David GeroDown Around Midnight by Robert Sabbag
Planes - accidents
41 books — 10 voters
Fidelity Is for Swans by Shänne SandsThe Laws of Magic by Daniel NanavatiBombay, City of Sandals by Shänne SandsMidrak Earthshaker by Daniel NanavatiThe Love Poems of Daniel Nanavati by Daniel Nanavati
FootSteps Press books
23 books — 9 voters

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