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Splendid Slippers: A Thousand Years of an Erotic Tradition
4.15
it was amazing
Jan 2005
May 26, 2017
 
The History of the Franks
3.88
it was amazing
not set
Apr 12, 2017
 
A Disease Apart: Leprosy in the Modern World
3.31
liked it
Feb 11, 2017
Jan 05, 2017
 
Wedlock
3.85
really liked it
Jan 03, 2017
Dec 22, 2016
 
Salt: A World History
3.73
it was ok
Sep 24, 2016
Aug 08, 2016
 
No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II
4.21
it was amazing
Jul 30, 2016
May 04, 2016
 
Napoleon: A Life
4.25
it was amazing
Aug 29, 2015
May 17, 2015
 
Napoleon III and His Carnival Empire
3.71
liked it
Jan 27, 2015
Jan 27, 2015
 
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman
3.91
it was amazing
Nov 19, 2014
Nov 10, 2014
 
The Secret History of Georgian London: How the Wages of Sin Shaped the Capital
3.81
really liked it
Jan 2014
Jul 30, 2014
 
Mistress of the Vatican: The True Story of Olimpia Maidalchini: The Secret Female Pope
3.92
liked it
Jun 15, 2014
May 27, 2014
 
Egyptomania: Our Three Thousand Year Obsession with the Land of the Pharaohs
3.62
really liked it
Feb 13, 2014
Feb 09, 2014
 
Sea Monsters: A Voyage around the World's Most Beguiling Map
4.00
it was amazing
Dec 31, 2013
Dec 27, 2013
 
The Warrior Queens
3.71
liked it
Jan 2010
Dec 17, 2013
 
Apollo's Angels: A History of Ballet
3.94
liked it
Dec 14, 2013
Nov 04, 2013
 
Madame Blavatsky: The Mother of Modern Spirituality
3.78
really liked it
May 31, 2013
May 19, 2013
 
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
3.97
really liked it
Jan 31, 2013
Oct 09, 2012
 
Ghost Hunters: William James and the Search for Scientific Proof of Life After Death
3.67
it was amazing
Oct 07, 2012
Oct 02, 2012
 
Dancing to the Precipice: Lucie de la Tour du Pin and the French Revolution
4.01
really liked it
Sep 14, 2013
Sep 22, 2012
 
Finding Oz: How L. Frank Baum Discovered the Great American Story
3.77
it was amazing
May 18, 2012
May 11, 2012
 
Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China
3.80
liked it
Oct 10, 2014
May 02, 2012
 
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
3.81
really liked it
May 2012
Apr 25, 2012
 
Clover Adams: A Gilded and Heartbreaking Life
3.62
liked it
Apr 21, 2012
Apr 08, 2012
 
The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime that Scandalized a City and Sparked the Tabloid Wars
3.56
liked it
Feb 27, 2012
Feb 25, 2012
 
Madame du Barry: The Wages of Beauty
3.87
it was ok
Jan 08, 2012
Jan 01, 2012
 
Unwise Passions: A True Story of a Remarkable Woman---and the First Great Scandal of Eighteenth-Century America
3.52
liked it
Dec 30, 2011
Dec 29, 2011
 
The Illustrious Dead: The Terrifying Story of How Typhus Killed Napoleon's Greatest Army
3.61
really liked it
Oct 17, 2011
Oct 20, 2011
 
The Blue Tattoo: The Life of Olive Oatman
3.57
really liked it
May 24, 2011
May 21, 2011
 
Marie-Thérèse, Child of Terror: The Fate of Marie Antoinette's Daughter
3.94
really liked it
May 17, 2011
May 15, 2011
 
Athenais: The Life of Louis XIV's Mistress, the Real Queen  Of France
3.77
really liked it
Apr 21, 2011
Apr 04, 2011
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