Christopher Klein

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STRONG BOY is now available in paperback!

I’m a total history geek. Favorite historical figure: Teddy Roosevelt. Favorite historical event: the Defenestration of Prague. (Go ahead, Google it.) I love writing about history because it allows me to indulge my passion, travel back in time, and constantly learn more about humanity’s incredible backstory. History helps to explain our present-day world and acts as our roadmap to the future. After all, how can we know where we are going without knowing where we’ve been? (Not to mention, writing about dead people means never having to worry about your subjects returning your phone calls.)

I love to sweep away the cobwebs of history and introduce modern-day audiences to incredible figures who h
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I was very happy a few weeks ago to return to my alma mater, Drew University, to receive the 2016 Bela Kornitzer Book Award along with Associate Professor of Music Dr. Leslie A. Sprout for her book "The Musical Legacy of Wartime France." The awards were presented at the biennial Library Gala by Noémi K. Neidorff, who paid tribute to her uncle and to her parents who established the award in his... Read more of this blog post »
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For all the books about greatness on the playing field, why not one that revels in futility? The Yucks plumbs the deep, deep depths of one of the worst teams in sports history. The 1976 and 1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost their first 26 games of franc ...more
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Eric Jay Dolin writes a rollicking history of the "Golden Age" of American piracy. "Black Flags, Blue Waters" is not only heavily researched, but extremely readable. Much of what I thought I knew about pirates hadn't progressed much beyond the romant ...more
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Dead Presidents by Brady Carlson
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This is a must-read for any presidential history buff. Brady has a very breezy, conversational style of writing. If you enjoy any of Sarah Vowell's books, you like this book as well. Part history, part travelogue, this book explores the strange after ...more
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